Liobagrus kingi Tchang, 1935

King's bullhead



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1960

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Lake Dianchi, Yunnan Province, China


Biology & Ecology




Only two preserved specimens exist:

KIZ 1960000611

KIZ 1960000612






Original scientific description:

Tchang, T. (1935). A new catfish from Yunnan. Bull. Fan. Meml. Inst. Biol. 6(4): 95-97.


Other references:

Chen, X.-Y. & Yang, B. (2008). Liobagrus kingi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 09 July 2011.

Bo Yang; Xiao-Yong Chen; Jun-Xing Yang. (2008). Threatened fishes of the world: Liobagrus kingi Tchang 1935 (Actinopterygii: Amblycipitidae). Environ. Biol. Fish 83: 471.


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