Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae

Scientific Name: Tristramella intermedia
Species Authority: Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia, 1959
Taxonomic Notes: Was previously included in T. simonis, but is valid as a separate species (N. Bogutskaya, pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Goren, M.
Reviewer(s): Bogutskaya, N. & Pollock, C.M. (Mediterranean Workshop, Dec. 2004)
This species was endemic to Lake Hula. The lake and its adjacent marshes were drained in the 1970s. The species is now Extinct.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species was endemic to Lake Hula.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
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Population [top]

Population: Now extinct.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A lacustrine species.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Lake Hula has now been drained.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known to be in place.

Classifications [top]

5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.5. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)
suitability: Suitable  

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
7. Natural system modifications -> 7.2. Dams & water management/use -> 7.2.8. Abstraction of ground water (unknown use)
♦ timing: Past, Unlikely to Return    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 04 May 2006.

Citation: Goren, M. 2006. Tristramella intermedia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60792A12399367. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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