Alburnoides eichwaldii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Alburnoides eichwaldii
Species Authority: (De Filippi, 1863)
Common Name/s:
English South Caspian sprilin
Alburnoides bipunctatus subspecies armeniensis Dadikyan,1972
Alburnus eichwaldii De Filippi, 1863

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.
The species has a relatively restricted range, but is very abundant and has no known major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is distributed in the river drainages of the south-western Caspian coast from Samur down to rivers of the Lenkoran and most likely east to Atrek.
Azerbaijan; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Russian Federation; Tajikistan
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Population [top]

Population: Very abundant.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Streams and rivers in foothills, with well oxygenated, fast-flowing water. Spawns on gravel in swift current.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No known major threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known.
Citation: Freyhof, J. 2011. Alburnoides eichwaldii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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