Mekong giant salmon carp (Aaptosyax grypus)

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Mekong giant salmon carp fact file

Mekong giant salmon carp description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCyrprinidae
GenusAaptosyax (1)

Information on the Mekong giant salmon carp (Aaptosyax grypus) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Mekong giant salmon carp status

The Mekong giant salmon carp is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Mekong giant salmon carp holotype specimen  
Mekong giant salmon carp holotype specimen

© Tyson R. Roberts, Research Associate, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Tyson R. Roberts
tysonsynbranchidae@yahoo.com

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