The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Schistura tenura Kottelat, 2000



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1998

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Nam Leuk catchment, Lao PDR


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kottelat, M. 2000. Diagnosis of a new genus and 64 new species of fishes from Laos (Teleostei: Cyprinidae, Balitoridae, Bagridae, Syngnathidae, Chaudhuriidae and Tetraodontidae). Journal of South Asian Natural History 5(1): 37-82.


Other references:

Kottelat, M. 2013. Schistura tenura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T187918A8638446. Downloaded on 20 December 2015.


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