Tam Duong Cave, Lai Chua Province, Vietnam.
TLO [VU D2:3.1:2011]
(Kottelat, M. 2011. Schistura spekuli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T187993A8640098.en. Downloaded on 14 July 2017). This species is only known from one limestone cave in the centre of Chin Chu Chai village (10 km south of Tam Doung), in the middle of Lai Chau Province, northern Viet Nam. It is known from three specimens collected in 2002 and no further information is available about the species. Based on the single known location, it has been assessed as Vulnerable (D2). The cave is situated in a populated area. Logging, deforestation and agriculture occurs in the area, and it is suspected that associated impacts through soil erosion, sedimentation and pollution will have some effect on the cave habitat. More information is urgently required on the population, ecology and potential threats originating
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