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Annamite barb

Scientific name: Hypsibarbus annamensis

Range: Unknown, but possibly central Vietnam

When last seen: 1936

Suspected reason for disappearance: The location was severely impacted in the 1970s by deforestation, though it is not known whether this is responsible for the population decline.

IUCN conservation status: Data Deficient

Facts: The species is only officially known from three specimens: one collected in 1936, and two collected in 1969 (without the location recorded).