|Scientific Name:||Romanogobio albipinnatus|
|Species Authority:||(Lukasch, 1933)|
Gobio albipinnatus Lukasch, 1933
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
A relatively widespread species, found in the lowland rivers of the Ural and Volga, where it is locally threatened by pollution and river engineering.
|Range Description:||Northern Caspian basin (Volga, Ural).|
Native:Kazakhstan; Russian Federation
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Bottom of moderately flowing lowland rivers, prefers sand bottom.
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.
|Major Threat(s):||Pollution and river engineering.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Romanogobio albipinnatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 January 2015.|
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