Map_thumbnail_large_font

Rutilus ylikiensis 

Scope: Global
Language: English
Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_offStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_onStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

Translate page into:

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Rutilus ylikiensis Economidis, 1991

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.
Reviewer(s): Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
The species is only known from Lake Yliki (about 25 km²) and the Kifissos drainage. In Lake Yliki the water is being extracted for the population of Athens and the water in Kifissos drainage is being extracted for agriculture. It has been extirpated from the other known location, lake Paralimni, when the lake was drained. Its total extent of occurrence is about 2,000 km², and it is found in less than five locations.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Greece: Kifissos drainage, including Lakes Yliki and Paralimni (which is now dry).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Greece
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:No information.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Habitat:
Lacustrine.

Biology:
Spawns in February-April.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Lake Paralimni was drained. The water in lake Yliki is being extracted to supply Athens.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.

Citation: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Rutilus ylikiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T19788A9015371. . Downloaded on 19 November 2017.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided