Zingel balcanicus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Percidae

Scientific Name: Zingel balcanicus (Karaman, 1937)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Kottleat, M. & Barbieri, R. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
There are no data on the abundance, population trends or threats to this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the Vardar (Axios) River in the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Potentially it may also be present in the lower reaches of the river in Greece.
Countries occurrence:
Greece; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
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Population [top]

Population:No data. It is only known from a few museum specimens. The last specimen was collected in 1986 but no real efforts have been made to collect it since then.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives in rivers. Nothing else known, but based on the habits of other species in the genus, it requires turbulent water.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Any modification to river morphology may have a potential negative impact.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Zingel balcanicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60334A12352409. . Downloaded on 16 August 2018.
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