Siamese bala-shak (Balantiocheilos ambusticauda)

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Siamese bala-shak fact file

Siamese bala-shak description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCyprinidae
GenusBalantiocheilos (1)

Information on the Siamese bala-shak (Balantiocheilos ambusticauda) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Burnt-tailed barb.
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Siamese bala-shak status

The Siamese bala-shak 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 (February, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Siamese bala-shak specimen  
Siamese bala-shak specimen

© Heok Hee Ng

Heok Hee Ng
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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