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Clupeonella tscharchalensis 

Scope: Europe
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Clupeiformes Clupeidae

Scientific Name: Clupeonella tscharchalensis (Borodin, 1896)
Taxonomic Notes: Earlier treated as a subspecies or variety of C. cultriventris. The systematics of Clupeonella is not yet resolved. The identity of the species that is invasive in large dammed rivers of Black and Caspian Sea basins is not clear.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.
Reviewer(s): Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
The species has a wide distribution with no known major widespread threats. It is found in freshwater lakes, backwaters and reservoirs in Volga and Ural drainages. Invasive in middle and upper Volga drainage, especially in River Kama. Its range is expanding.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Freshwater lakes, backwaters and reservoirs in Volga and Ural drainages. Invasive in middle Don drainage and in middle and upper Volga drainage, especially in River Kama.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Kazakhstan; Russian Federation
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:
Pelagic zone of large freshwater lakes and reservoirs.

Biology:
Pelagic. Lives up to five years. Spawns in open water in late evening, in April-July. Eggs are pelagic. Feeds on crustaceans such as copepods and cladocerans.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.

Citation: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Clupeonella tscharchalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135614A4162683. . Downloaded on 15 December 2017.
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