|Scientific Name:||Salmo fibreni|
|Species Authority:||Zerunian & Gandolfi, 1990|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
The species' entire range (Lake Posta Fibreno, 0.29 km² and tributaries) is included in Lago di Posta Fibreno Nature Reserve. However, there is still a potential threat of fish introduction or accidental pollution.
|Range Description:||Italy: Lake Posta Fibreno and tributaries.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Lake Posta Fibreno is an elongated karstic lake with underwater springs and caves, 1.1 km long, 0.1-0.3 km wide, 0.29 km², 289 m above sea level, 15 m deep (average depth 2.5 m), about 10°C year-round and clear and well oxygenated water. Spawns close to underwater springs.
Lacustrine, sometimes entering lake tributaries. Spawns in December-January (local S. cettii population in February-March).
|Major Threat(s):||Potential threats of introduced species and pollution.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species entire range (Lake Posta Fibreno, 0.29 km² and tributaries) is included in Lago di Posta Fibreno Nature Reserve.|
Gandolfi, G., Zerunian, S., Torricelli, P. and Marconato, A. 1991. I pesci delle acque interne italiane. Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Roma.
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
Kottelat, M. 1997. European freshwater fishes. An heuristic checklist of the freshwater fishes of Europe (exclusive of former USSR), with an introduction for non-sys tematists and comments on nomenclature and conservation.
Kottelat, M. and Freyhof, J. 2007. Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland.
Zerunian, S. and Gandolfi, G. 1990. Salmo fibreni n.sp. (Osteichthyes, Salmonidae) endemica nel bacino del Fibreno (Italia centrale).
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Salmo fibreni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 January 2015.|
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