|Scientific Name:||Gobio krymensis|
|Species Authority:||Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1973|
|Taxonomic Notes:||The population from stream Kacha (Crimea) might be a distinct species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
The species is known from Salgir, Alma and Bel Bek drainages in the southern Crimea, where it is still abundant (extent of occurrence of less than 9,000 km²). However it is becoming very rare in some parts of the Alma drainage due to intensive water abstraction for irrigation. More habitat will be lost and the species will continue to decline if water abstraction continues to increase as is predicted.
|Range Description:||Ukraine: Salgir, Alma and Bel Bek drainages (southern Crimea).|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
A wide variety of habitats in small rivers and streams.
|Major Threat(s):||Intensive water abstraction, drought (predicted to increase in severity due to climate change).|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Gobio krymensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 15 September 2014.|
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