Rhodeus sericeus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Rhodeus sericeus (Pallas, 1776)
Common Name(s):
English Bitterling
Taxonomic Notes: The subspecies R. s. amarus has been raised to species level (Mrakovcic et al. 1995, Kottelat 1997).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Since this species was last assessed (in 1996), the subspecies R. s. amarus (occurring in central and eastern Europe) has been raised to species level. The remaining population of R. sericeus occurs in East Asia.
Countries occurrence:
Estonia; Latvia; Russian Federation; Turkey
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Rhodeus sericeus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T19671A9002212. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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