|Scope: Global & Europe|
|Scientific Name:||Clupeonella caspia Svetovidov, 1941|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Earlier treated as a subspecies or variety of C. cultriventris.|
|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)|
Widespread distribution and reported to be abundant along shores of northern and western Caspian Sea.
|Range Description:||Caspian Sea and lower reaches of Volga, Ural and possibly Terek.|
Native:Azerbaijan; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Kazakhstan; Russian Federation; Turkmenistan
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat: |
At sea, pelagic. Spawns near river mouth.
Pelagic, marine or anadromous. Lives up to six. Spawns in open water in late evening in April-July at 10-25°C. Pelagic eggs usually released in water 5 m deep and with a salinity of 0.02-15 ‰. Feeds on zooplanktonic crustaceans (copepods, mysids), following their daily vertical movements, in surface layers at night, descending during daylight hours.
|Movement patterns:||Altitudinal Migrant|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats known.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Clupeonella caspia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135707A4187585.Downloaded on 16 October 2018.|
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