Phoxinellus alepidotus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Phoxinellus alepidotus
Species Authority: Heckel, 1843
Paraphoxinus alepidotus (Heckel, 1843)
Taxonomic Notes: Following Eschmeyer (2004) Paraphoxinus alepidotus was transferred to Phoxinellus alepidotus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(ii,iii,iv) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Mrakovcic, M. & Freyhof, J. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
P. alepidotus is found at three, possibly four locations (Cetina river basin and to the Livanjsko, Glamocko, and Grahovo Polje karsts), with a continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO) due to water extraction, in habitat quality due to agricultural pollution and introduced species, and a decline in the number of subpopulations as the subpopulation in the Cetina river basin is thought to be now extinct.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It is known only from the Cetina river basin and to the Livanjsko, Glamocko, and Grahovo Polje karsts in Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina. It is possibly absent in the Cetina river basin (Mrakovcic, M. pers comm).
Countries occurrence:
Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia
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Population [top]

Population:Declining (Mrakovcic, M. pers comm)
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives in streams in the karst region.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water extraction, drought, water pollution (fertilizers and pesticides from intensive agriculture), dam construction and introduced fish species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Phoxinellus alepidotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T39273A10181170. . Downloaded on 23 October 2016.
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