Luciobarbus guiraonis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Luciobarbus guiraonis (Steindachner, 1866)
Common Name(s):
English Barbo Mediterraneo
Barbus guiraonis Steindachner, 1866

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A3ce (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Carmona, J. & Darwall, W. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
B. guiraonis is currently undergoing a population decline and is likely to decline in the future by 30% in the next ten years due planned dam construction and inter-watershed transfer (Carmona, J. pers comm).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It is restricted to the river systems between Mijares river and Serpis river in the Mediterranean area of Spain. It is also found in the upper part of the Guadiana river basin. It occurs also in lakes and reservoirs.
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Range Map:2577-1

Population [top]

Population:No data.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is a large size barbel.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution, habitat destruction and introduction of exotic fish species. Future dam construction and inter-catchment water transfer will seriously impact upon the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed on Annex III of the Berne Convention and V of the European Union Habitats Directive as B. capito.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Luciobarbus guiraonis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T2577A9457532. . Downloaded on 15 December 2017.
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