|Scientific Name:||Gyraulus shasi Gloer & Pesic 2009|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Cuttelod, A., Abdul Malak, D., Tomovic, J., Vavrova, L. & Fehér, Z.|
This species is found only in the littoral region of Lake Šasko, in Montenegro. The lake itself is very small, with a surface area of 3.5km2. There are existing threats to the habitats and known localities from eutrophication of the lake and interruption of communication with the river Bojana. This species is therefore considered to be Critically Endangered (CR) B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii).
|Range Description:||This species is endemic for |
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|Population:||Current population and population trends are unknown for this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species lives between the emergent (Phragmites communis) and floating (Nymphaea alba, Nuphar luteum) vegetation in the littoral zone of the Lake |
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Use and Trade:||There is no trade use for this species|
The Lake Šasko is undergoing rapid eutrophication, which has been evident in the last decade. The dimension of the lake is small (3.5 km2), the water of Lake
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation actions exist for this species. Monitoring of the habitat is recommended.|
Glöer, P. and Pešić, V. 2007. Gyraulus meierbrooki, G. ioanis, and G. shasi – three new Gyraulus spp. from the Skadar Lake Basin, Montenegro (Gastropoda: Planorbidae). Mollusca 25(2): 131-137.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
|Citation:||Pešić, V. 2010. Gyraulus shasi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T164870A5933408.Downloaded on 20 April 2018.|
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