Alburnus istanbulensis 

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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.
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:
Additional data:
Range Map:135522-1

Population [top]

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.

Forages in lower part of rivers, close to surface.
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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