Salmo letnica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Salmoniformes Salmonidae

Scientific Name: Salmo letnica
Species Authority: (Karaman, 1924)
Common Name(s):
English Ohrid Trout

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Mrakovcic, M. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Taxonomy needs to be confirmed using molecular data. There is also little information on abundance, trend and threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is restricted to Ohrid lake in Albania and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
Countries occurrence:
Albania; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: No data.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives at depths of 60–80 m within the lake. Spawning season is in January-February. This trout makes up the bulk of catches of salmonid in the Albanian waters of Ohrid lake.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution, hybridization.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Salmo letnica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T19858A9039230. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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