|Scientific Name:||Salmo fibreni|
|Species Authority:||Zerunian & Gandolfi, 1990|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
The species' entire range (Lake Posta Fibreno, 0.29 km² and tributaries) is included in Lago di Posta Fibreno Nature Reserve. However, there is still a potential threat of fish introduction or accidental pollution.
|Range Description:||Italy: Lake Posta Fibreno and tributaries.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Lake Posta Fibreno is an elongated karstic lake with underwater springs and caves, 1.1 km long, 0.1-0.3 km wide, 0.29 km², 289 m above sea level, 15 m deep (average depth 2.5 m), about 10°C year-round and clear and well oxygenated water. Spawns close to underwater springs.
Lacustrine, sometimes entering lake tributaries. Spawns in December-January (local S. cettii population in February-March).
|Major Threat(s):||Potential threats of introduced species and pollution.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species entire range (Lake Posta Fibreno, 0.29 km² and tributaries) is included in Lago di Posta Fibreno Nature Reserve.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Salmo fibreni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 August 2014.|
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