Pseudophoxinus maeandricus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pseudophoxinus maeandricus
Species Authority: (Ladiges, 1960)

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: Karatash, A., Erk’akan, F. & Bogutskaya, N. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
The species is known from three locations. Full range is not known. No data on population size or abundance. Currently Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to the upper part of Menderes River and to the Hotamis Lake area in Turkey. The range of this species is poorly known. Currently known from three localities, including Buyuk Menderes. Specimens are known from Hotamis-golu, marshy areas between Aksarah and Nigde.
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Population [top]

Population: No data on population size, trends, etc.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No data. This may not be a riverine species, but more information is needed. Area is marshy, with small rivers/streams, pools. Total length up to 10 cm.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water extraction, pollution, and destruction of habitat are affecting the area, but it is not known if these are affecting the species itself. More information needed.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known to be in place.
Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Pseudophoxinus maeandricus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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