|Scientific Name:||Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1964|
Turcinemacheilus kosswigi Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1964
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2014. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 10 March 2014. Available at: http:// research.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalogfishcatmain.asp.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Ekmekçi, F., Esmaeili, H. & Smith, K.|
Dam construction is an increasing activity within the species' range. However, this species inhabits such a high number of river and even small stream habitats (especially in Iraq and south-east Turkey) that any decline in the past (or near future) is not likely to be at a rate that would qualify the species for a threatened (or Near Threatened) category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Headwaters of Tigris drainage in Turkey, Iraq and Iran.
Native:Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia)
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This species is widespread and locally abundant within its distribution area. Many populations have been lost due to dam construction during the last decades.
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:|
Inhabits fast flowing sections of rivers and even very small streams, usually in rapids and riffles with coarse gravel or rocks.
|Generation Length (years):||1|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not used by humans directly.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is impacted by pollution and dam constructions.|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation activities for this species are known.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. 2014. Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T22505A19006910.Downloaded on 16 October 2018.|
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