|Scientific Name:||Knipowitschia longecaudata|
|Species Authority:||(Kessler, 1877)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats.
|Range Description:||Caspian, Azov and Black Sea basins. Close to sea.|
Native:Azerbaijan; Bulgaria; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Kazakhstan; Romania; Russian Federation; Ukraine
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
Fresh to saline water of coastal lakes, reservoirs, estuaries and lagoons, in shallow, well vegetated habitats.
Lives less than two years. Spawns after first winter, at 20 mm SL. Spawns in March-July. Individual females may spawn several times during a season. Males defend eggs in cavities under stones, plant material or mollusc shells. Eggs hatch at 3.0-3.8 mm. Feeds on small invertebrates.
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats known.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Knipowitschia longecaudata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135509A4135081. . Downloaded on 12 February 2016.|
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