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Barbus moulouyensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Barbus moulouyensis
Species Authority: Pellegrin, 1924
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomy of barbels from Morocco is still uncertain and more work is needed before a definitive taxonomy is set for this group in this country.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Azeroual, A. & Smith, K. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Justification:
B. moulouyensis is locally abundant and has no major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is restricted to the Moulouya River basin in northern Morocco.
Countries:
Native:
Morocco
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Population [top]

Population: Locally abundant (Doadrio, I. pers comm).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No data.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution and dam construction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Barbus moulouyensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 August 2014.
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