Scardinius acarnanicus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Scardinius acarnanicus Economidis, 1991

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Barbieri, R. & Kottelat, M. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
This is a restricted range species limited to five locations where there is a decline in habitat quality. However, it is not clear how this habitat decline is impacting the species at present. On this basis it is close to qualifying as EN B1ab(iii)+B2ab(iii).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the Acheloos river system, mainly in the lakes Trichonis, Lyssimachia, Ozeros, and Amvrakia in Greece.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives mainly in lakes.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Overfishing, water extraction and pollution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Scardinius acarnanicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61214A12449678. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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