Knipowitschia panizzae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Knipowitschia panizzae
Species Authority: (Verga, 1841)
Common Name(s):
English Adriatic Dwarf Goby
Gobius panizzae Verga, 1841

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2010-03-05
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J.
Reviewer(s): Kottelat, M. & Smith, K.
Contributor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats.

European Union 27 = LC. Same rationale as above
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the Adriatic catchment. It has been introduced in the Tyrrhenian catchment in Italy. In Greece it is only known from the Evinos delta, but the identity of this population needs confirmation.
Countries occurrence:
Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Italy
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A eurihaline species found in fresh and brackish waters

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed in the Appendix III of the Bern Convention and in the Annex II of the European Union Habitat Directive.

Citation: Freyhof, J. 2016. Knipowitschia panizzae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T11032A97805178. . Downloaded on 07 December 2016.
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