Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Percidae

Scientific Name: Gymnocephalus ambriaelacus
Species Authority: Geiger & Schliewen, 2010

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-08-24
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J.
Reviewer(s): Kottelat, M. & Smith, K.
This species is endemic to Lake Amersee (which has an area of 41 km²) where its population is suspected to be declining primarily due to the introduced fish species Gymnocephalus cernua.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lake Ammersee (which has an area of 41 km²), Germany.
Countries occurrence:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2: 41
Number of Locations: 1
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Population [top]

Population: The population is suspected to be declining.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in a lake.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is suspected to be impacted by introduced fish species (Gymnocephalus cernua) which is present in the lake.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures in place for the species.

Citation: Freyhof, J. 2013. Gymnocephalus ambriaelacus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T188654A8649125. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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