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Salmo macrostigma

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII SALMONIFORMES SALMONIDAE

Scientific Name: Salmo macrostigma
Species Authority: (Duméril 1858)
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomy of this species needs reassessment using molecular techniques. Many supposed observations of this species around the Mediterranean region are wrong.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Azeraoul, A. & Smith, K. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Justification:
The taxonomy needs reassessing and there is no reliable data on distribution, abundance, trend and threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is restricted to the north western Africa, type locality in Algeria.
Countries:
Native:
Algeria
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Population [top]

Population: No data.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No data.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Hybridisation with introduced trout.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Salmo macrostigma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 December 2014.
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