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Romanogobio antipai 

Scope: Global & Europe
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Romanogobio antipai (Bănărescu, 1953)
Taxonomic Notes: Earlier considered to be a subspecies of R. kessleri.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct 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 was last recorded in the 1960s. There have been many studies within the species range which have all failed to find the species. Most recently in 2001, 2002 (J. Freyhof, pers. comm.) and 2003 (N. Bogutskaya, pers. comm.) where survey work in the Danube delta in the species habitat all failed to find the species. It is unknown why the species has gone extinct.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Lower Danube in Romania and Ukraine, from confluence with River Arges downstream to delta.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
Romania; Ukraine
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:The species was last recorded in the 1960's. There have been many studies within the species range which have all failed to find the species. Recently in 2001, 2002 (J. Freyhof, pers comm.) and 2003 (Bogutskaya, N. pers comm.) survey work in the Danube delta in the species habitat all failed to find the species.
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Habitat:
Deep waters of large rivers on sand bottom.

Biology:
No data.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Romanogobio antipai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135636A4167651. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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