Chondrostoma knerii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Chondrostoma knerii Heckel, 1843
Common Name(s):
English Dalmation Nase
Taxonomic Notes: Listed in the 1996 Red List as Chondrostoma kneri but following FISHBASE it is Chondrostoma knerii. Orthographic error not included in synonyms list.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Mrakovcic, M. & Kottelat, M. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Although the species is reported to have declined there are no data to support this conclusion. It is, however, restricted to the main channel of a single river system, which is taken as a single location threatened by the potential introduction of alien species, in particular Chondrostoma nasus.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the Neretva river basin in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Countries occurrence:
Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia
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Population [top]

Population:Common throughout its range.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A riverine species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Dams, water pollution and extraction. It is also threatened by the potential introduction of alien species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed in Appendix III of the Bern Convention.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Chondrostoma knerii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T4788A11094572. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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