|Scientific Name:||Achondrostoma arcasii|
|Species Authority:||(Steindachner, 1866)|
Chondrostoma arcasii (Steindachner, 1866)
Rutilus arcasii (Steindachner, 1866)
|Taxonomic Notes:||New genus is Chondrostoma from Rutilus (Doadrio and Carmona 2004). C. arcasii subsequently transferred to Achondrostoma.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A3ce ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Carmona, J. & Darwall, W. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)|
It is suspected that the current threats to C. arcasii of canal construction, water pollution, dam construction and introduced species, will cause a decline of over 30% in the next 10 years (J. Carmona, pers comm).
|Range Description:||It is restricted to Duero river in Portugal and to Ulla, Umia, Marin, Mino, Duero, Tajo rivers (Atlantic drainage) and to Francoli, Ebro, Mijares, Palancia, Jucar and Serpis rivers (Mediterranean drainage).|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a riverine species with contrasting life histories between streams.|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat loss due to canal building and construction of dams. Introduced predators and water pollution. (J. Carmona pers. comm).|
|Conservation Actions:||It is listed in the Annex II of the European Union Habitats Directive and in the Appendix III of the Bern Convention.|
|Citation:||Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Achondrostoma arcasii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 January 2015.|
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