|Scientific Name:||Phoxinellus alepidotus|
|Species Authority:||Heckel, 1843|
Paraphoxinus alepidotus (Heckel, 1843)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Following Eschmeyer (2004) Paraphoxinus alepidotus was transferred to Phoxinellus alepidotus.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B2ab(ii,iii,iv) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Mrakovcic, M. & Freyhof, J. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)|
P. alepidotus is found at three, possibly four locations (Cetina river basin and to the Livanjsko, Glamocko, and Grahovo Polje karsts), with a continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO) due to water extraction, in habitat quality due to agricultural pollution and introduced species, and a decline in the number of subpopulations as the subpopulation in the Cetina river basin is thought to be now extinct.
|Range Description:||It is known only from the Cetina river basin and to the Livanjsko, Glamocko, and Grahovo Polje karsts in Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina. It is possibly absent in the Cetina river basin (Mrakovcic, M. pers comm).|
Native:Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia
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|Population:||Declining (Mrakovcic, M. pers comm)|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in streams in the karst region.|
|Major Threat(s):||Water extraction, drought, water pollution (fertilizers and pesticides from intensive agriculture), dam construction and introduced fish species.|
IUCN. 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 04 May 2006.
Maric, D. 1990. Reproduction of Phoxinellus alepidotus Heckel, 1843 from the underground stream Korana, near Bosansko Grahovo. [In Serbian-Croatian]. Glas. Republ. Zavoda Zast. Prirode Prirodnjackog Muszeja Titograd 23: 75–84.
Zupancic, P. and Bogutskaya, N.G. 2000. Description of a new species, Phoxinellus dalmaticus (Cyprinidae: Leuciscinae), from the Cikola river in the Krka river system, Adriatic basin (Croatia). Nat. Croat. 9: 67–81.
Zupancic, P. and Bogutskaya, N.G. 2002. Description of two new species, Phoxinellus krbavensis and P. jadovensis, re-description of P. fontinalis Karaman, 1972 and discussion of the distribution of Phoxinellus species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Croatia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Nat. Croat. 11: 411–437.
|Citation:||Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Phoxinellus alepidotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.|
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