Phoxinellus dalmaticus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae

Scientific Name: Phoxinellus dalmaticus Zupančič & Bogutskaya, 2000

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(ii)+2ab(ii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Crivelli, A.J.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Bogutskaya, N. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
Extremely limited distribution, area of occupancy (AOO) <10 km² (extent of occurrence (EOO) <100 km²), and found at only one location (Vrba creek). P. dalmaticus is experiencing a continuing decline in AOO as water level is decreasing due to water extraction and drought.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It is restricted to the upper reaches of the Krka river basin in the Vrba Creek on the Cikola tributary in Croatia.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population:Not abundant (Mrakovcic, M. pers com).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Only caught in places with slow and stagnant waters.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water extraction, droughts and domestic pollution (Freyhof, J. and Bogutskaya, N. pers comm)

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None

Classifications [top]

5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.1. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.18. Wetlands (inland) - Karst and Other Subterranean Hydrological Systems (inland)
2. Land/water management -> 2.1. Site/area management

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
11. Climate change & severe weather -> 11.2. Droughts
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

7. Natural system modifications -> 7.2. Dams & water management/use -> 7.2.8. Abstraction of ground water (unknown use)
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

9. Pollution -> 9.1. Domestic & urban waste water -> 9.1.3. Type Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.5. Threats
1. Research -> 1.6. Actions
3. Monitoring -> 3.1. Population trends

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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.

Citation: Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Phoxinellus dalmaticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60761A12395116. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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