Cobitis strumicae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cobitis strumicae
Species Authority: Karaman, 1955
Common Name(s):
English Struma spined loach
Taxonomic Notes: C strumicae, C. peschevi and C. rhodopensis are synonyms.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.
Reviewer(s): Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats.
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Aegean and Black Sea basins, from Struma drainage to area of Varna (Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey), Lakes Volvi and Koronia (Greece); Danube basin in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria; Greece; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Romania; Serbia (Serbia); Turkey
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Population [top]

Population: Abundant.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Habitat:
Still to flowing waters with sand or silt bottom.

No data.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.

Citation: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Cobitis strumicae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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