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Iberocypris palaciosi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Iberocypris palaciosi
Species Authority: Doadrio, 1980
Common Name(s):
Spanish Bogardilla
Synonym(s):
Squalius palaciosi (Doadrio, 1980)
Taxonomic Notes: Recent change of genus from Iberocypris to Squalius (Zardoya and Doadrio 1999, Sanjur et al. 2003). Valid as Iberocypris palaciosi (Kottelat and Freyhof 2007).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(ii,iii)+2ab(ii,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Carmona, J. & Darwall, W. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Justification:
I. palaciosi has not been collected by surveys in the past ten years. Its distribution in two tributaries of the Guadalquivir River is small with an area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) of <10 km² and 100 km² respectively, and there is continuing decline in habitat quality and AOO and EOO due to water extraction and habitat destruction.
History:
1996 Endangered
1996 Endangered
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is restricted to the Guadalquivir river basin in Spain. It includes the river Guadalquivir and tributaries Rumblar and Jandula.
Countries:
Native:
Spain
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Population [top]

Population: It has not been collected by surveys in the past ten years.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in mountainous and middle reaches of rivers with moderate flow and abundant submerged plants.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction, water pollution and introduction of exotic fish species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed in the Annex II of the European Union Habitats Directive.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Iberocypris palaciosi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 August 2014.
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