Zingel streber 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Percidae

Scientific Name: Zingel streber
Species Authority: (Siebold, 1863)
Common Name(s):
English Streber

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-03-05
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J.
Reviewer(s): Kottelat, M. & Smith, K.
Contributor(s): Kottelat, M.
A widespread species. The species inhabits clean fast running water and is threatened by dams and pollution. However it withstands the effects and does not qualify for a threatened or Near Threatened categories. Pollution levels are now lowering and dam construction has almost halted within the species range. 

European Union 27 = LC. Same rationale as above.

Previously published Red List assessments:
2008 Least Concern (LC)
1996 Vulnerable (VU)
1994 Vulnerable (V)
1990 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from Danube and Dniestr drainages.
Countries occurrence:
Austria; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Moldova; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; Serbia (Serbia); Slovakia; Slovenia; Ukraine
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Population [top]

Population: Abundant.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Habitat:
Main course of small to large rivers, in stretches with strong current. On stone bottom.

Nocturnal, benthic. Spawns in March-May on gravel bottom. Feeds on aquatic invertebrates.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is impacted by dams as it needs strong currents to survive. Pollution also impacted the species, particularly in the upper Danube, in the past however conditions are now improving and populations may be increasing.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Freyhof, J. 2013. Zingel streber. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T23208A9428331. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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