Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Telestes ukliva
Species Authority: (Heckel, 1843)
Leuciscus ukliva (Heckel, 1843)
Taxonomic Notes: Genus changed from Leuciscus to Telestes (Banarescin 1998).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Mrakovcic, M. & Darwall, W. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Telestes ukliva was last recorded in 1988. Surveys have taken place since and no specimens have been found. There are no areas close by that could harbour this species (M. Mrakovcic pers comm.).
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Critically Endangered (CR)
1996 Critically Endangered (CR)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It was restricted to the Cetina River basin in Dalmatia, Croatia.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
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Population [top]

Population: The last specimen was recorded in 1988. This area has been surveyed since and the species has not been found again (M. Mrakovcic pers. comm.).
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lived in a river system in the karst region.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Introduction of exotic fish species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed on Appendix III of the Bern Convention.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Telestes ukliva. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61394A12460739. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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