|Scientific Name:||Gyraulus fontinalis Hubendick & Radoman, 1959|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Albrecht, C., Hauffe, T. & Schreiber, K.|
|Reviewer(s):||Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.|
Gyraulus fontinalis is known from three springs in the Lake Ohrid catchment, with a combined area of approximately 16 km2. There is a decline in the habitat quality due to pollution, aquaculture and excessive water abstraction. It is therefore considered as Endangered (EN) B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii).
Gyraulus fontinalis is restricted to the Feeder springs system (St. Naum, Tusemista and Zagorican) of Lake Ohrid, between Albania and the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
Native:Albania; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
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It is at suitable habitats in low abundances.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:|
This species needs a constant water temperature and chemistry to survive. It occurs in places with low flow rate.
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
Agriculture near the
The species is present in the
|Citation:||Albrecht, C., Hauffe, T. & Schreiber, K. 2010. Gyraulus fontinalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T155545A4796412.Downloaded on 18 December 2017.|
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