Cottus aturi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Scorpaeniformes Cottidae

Scientific Name: Cottus aturi
Species Authority: Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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)
Known from the Adour and Nivelle drainages (France, Spain), with an estimated area of occupancy of less than 2,000 km² and an extent of occurrence of less than 20,000 km², however there are no known current or potential threats to the species. Even droughts are not thought to be a threat as the drainages have their headwaters in the Pyrenees.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Adour and Nivelle drainages (France, Spain).
Countries occurrence:
France; Spain
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Population [top]

Population: No information.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Habitat:
Streams with clear, cool, moderate to swift water, and stone substrate.

No data.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.

Citation: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Cottus aturi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135716A4190396. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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