Poropuntius chonglingchungi

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Poropuntius chonglingchungi

Critically endangered, possibly extinct (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Poropuntius
Species: P. chonglingchungi
Binomial name
Poropuntius chonglingchungi
(T. L. Tchang, 1938)[2]

Poropuntius chonglingchungi is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Poropuntius. The species is only known from Fuxian Lake in Yunnan; it enters streams for spawning. It has been impacted by introduced species, the loss of spawning habitat, and over-fishing. It has not been recorded since the 1980s; IUCN considers it as Critically Endangered and possibly extinct.[1]


  1. ^ a b Zhao, H. (2011). "Poropuntius chonglingchungi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T166192A6189259. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T166192A6189259.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Poropuntius chonglingchungi" in FishBase. April 2006 version.