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Alburnoides rossicus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Alburnoides rossicus
Species Authority: Berg, 1924
Common Name/s:
English Russian Spirlin
Synonym/s:
Alburnoides bipunctatus subspecies rossicus Berg, 1924
Taxonomic Notes: Previously Alburnoides rossicus was a subspecies of Alburnoides bipunctatus but it was raised to species level by Bogutskaya and Coad (2009).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-08-22
Assessor/s: Freyhof, J.
Reviewer/s: Kottelat, M. & Smith, K.
Justification:
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats.

European Union 27 = NA. Less than 1% of the species range occurs within the European Union (Poland)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

This species occurs in the rivers Dniester, South Bug and Dnieper draining to the Black Sea. It is also distributed in Don river drainage in the Sea of Azov basin and in the Volga drainage, in the Caspian Sea basin where it is known from upper reaches in Tver Province and upper reaches of Oka River downstream to Kama river (inclusive, with tributaries) and rivers and lakes of Samara Province.

Countries:
Native:
Belarus; Poland; Russian Federation; Ukraine
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

Streams and small rivers with fast to moderately running shallow water, often over gravel, pebble or rocks.

Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.
Citation: Freyhof, J. 2011. Alburnoides rossicus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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