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Alburnus istanbulensis 

Scope: Europe
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Alburnus istanbulensis Battalgil, 1941
Regional Assessments:
Taxonomic Source(s): Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2014. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 10 March 2014. Available at: http:// research.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalogfishcatmain.asp.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2010-03-05
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J.
Reviewer(s): Smith, K.
Contributor(s): Kottelat, M.
Justification:
This species is not widespread (its range is less than 10,000 kmĀ²), but it has no known major widespread threats and is abundant.

European Union 27 = The species is not found within the European Union.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Coastal streams of Thrace from Karasu (Sea of Marmara basin) to Papuc (Black Sea basin) (Turkey).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Turkey
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:Abundant.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Habitat:
Riverine and lacustrine. Migrates to upper reaches of tributaries to spawn. Spawns in riffles with heavy current on gravel bottom.

Biology:
Forages in lower part of rivers, close to surface.
Systems:Freshwater
Movement patterns:Full Migrant

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.

Citation: Freyhof, J. 2008. Alburnus istanbulensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135522A4137311. . Downloaded on 20 June 2018.
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