|Scientific Name:||Pomatoschistus canestrinii|
|Species Authority:||(Ninni, 1883)|
Pomatoschistus canestrini (Ninni, 1883) [orth. error]
|Taxonomic Notes:||In lacustrine freshwater populations of Croatia and Montenegro, there is a tendency to reduction of squamation and cephalic canals; in some populations most individuals are naked and without cephalic canals.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Kottelat, M. & Smith, K.|
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats.
European Union 27 = LC. Within the European Union the species is only known from the north-western Italian and Slovenian inshore/estuarine habitats with an Extent of Occurrence of an estimated 5,000 km2. However the species is abundant and has no known major threats.
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|Range Description:||Adriatic basin, from Italy to Montenegro.|
Native:Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Italy; Slovenia
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat: |
Inshore habitats, estuaries, brackish- and fresh-water lagoons, lakes and large to medium size rivers, on sand or mud bottom. Found mainly on open sand or mud bottom.
Spawns after first winter in March-July. Individual females spawn several times during a season. Adhesive eggs are deposited under or between stones, shells and aquatic plants. Males guard eggs until hatching. Feeds on a wide variety of benthic invertebrates.
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats known.|
|Conservation Actions:||A (EU) Natura 2000 species.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. 2011. Pomatoschistus canestrinii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T40708A10354095.Downloaded on 22 February 2017.|
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