Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Phoxinellus dalmaticus
Species Authority: Zupančič & Bogutskaya, 2000

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(ii)+2ab(ii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Bogutskaya, N. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Extremely limited distribution, area of occupancy (AOO) <10 km² (extent of occurrence (EOO) <100 km²), and found at only one location (Vrba creek). P. dalmaticus is experiencing a continuing decline in AOO as water level is decreasing due to water extraction and drought.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is restricted to the upper reaches of the Krka river basin in the Vrba Creek on the Cikola tributary in Croatia.
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Population [top]

Population: Not abundant (Mrakovcic, M. pers com).
Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Only caught in places with slow and stagnant waters.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water extraction, droughts and domestic pollution (Freyhof, J. and Bogutskaya, N. pers comm)

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Phoxinellus dalmaticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60761A12395116. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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