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Salaria economidisi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES BLENNIIDAE

Scientific Name: Salaria economidisi
Species Authority: Kottelat, 2004

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Babieri, R. & Kottelat, M. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Justification:
A restricted range species only known from Lake Trichonis (estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) <100 km²). The lake is treated as a single location on the basis of the lake wide impact of land reclamation and lake level fluctuations which effect the entire population as it only reproduces in the shallow water habitats, which are being lost.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to Lake Trichonis within the Acheloos River basin in western Greece.
Countries:
Native:
Greece
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Population [top]

Population: Distributed throughout the lake.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Prefers sand and gravel substrates with submerged vegetation and large stones. Reproduction occurs in May–July. The maximum size for females is 50 mm and for males 61 mm.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction through land reclamation, water abstraction, water pollution, and sewage.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Natura 2000 site.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Salaria economidisi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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