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Romanogobio albipinnatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES CYPRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Romanogobio albipinnatus
Species Authority: (Lukasch, 1933)
Common Name/s:
English White-finned Gudgeon
Synonym/s:
Gobio albipinnatus Lukasch, 1933

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor/s: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.
Reviewer/s: Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
A relatively widespread species, found in the lowland rivers of the Ural and Volga, where it is locally threatened by pollution and river engineering.
History:
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Northern Caspian basin (Volga, Ural).
Countries:
Native:
Kazakhstan; Russian Federation
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Population [top]

Population: Abundant.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Habitat:
Bottom of moderately flowing lowland rivers, prefers sand bottom.

Biology:
Lives up to five years. Spawns for the first time at two years. Females spawn up to four times during a season at about two-week intervals in May-July. Nocturnal benthic, feeds on insect larvae and other larger benthic invertebrates.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Pollution and river engineering.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.
Citation: Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Romanogobio albipinnatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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