|Scientific Name:||Alosa agone|
|Species Authority:||(Scopoli, 1786)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Not a subspecies or variety of A. fallax. A. f. lacustris is a synonym.|
|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)|
The species is known from Lakes Como (136 km²), Garda (355 km²), Orta, Maggiore (202 km²), Lugano (51 km²) and Iseo (58 km²) (northern Italy, Switzerland) where the stocks seem to be safe in all lakes. There are no known major threats to the species.
|Range Description:||Lakes Como, Garda, Orta, Maggiore, Lugano and Iseo (northern Italy, Switzerland). Introduced in Lakes Bolsena, Bracciano and Vico (central Italy).|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Males reproduce for the first time at 2-3 years, females at 3-4. Most individuals reproduce only once or twice. Spawns when temperatures rise above 15-16°C in June-August, along shores near surface at night in bright moonlight. Feeds predominantly on cladocerans and copepods but also consumes small fish.
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats known.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Alosa agone. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.|
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