Pelasgus minutus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Pelasgus minutus (Karaman, 1924)
Phoxinellus minutus (Karaman, 1924)
Pseudophoxinus minutus (Karaman, 1924)
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomic status of a population at Lake Skadar is unclear. It could be P. minutus, which would change the status of this species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Darwall, W. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Taxonomy should be confirmed. However, specimens of P. minutus were not found in Ohrid Lake in 2002 during a survey by Kottelat. (Kottelat, M. pers comm). The last specimens were collected in 1973.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It is restricted to Lake Ohrid basin in Albania and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
Countries occurrence:
Albania; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
Additional data:
Range Map:61193-1

Population [top]

Population:Specimens not found in Ohrid Lake in 2002 during a survey by Kottelat. (Kottelat pers. comm). The last specimens were collected in 1973.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Swampy areas (Kottelat, M. pers. comm).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No data.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Pelasgus minutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61193A12441274. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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