Alosa vistonica

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Alosa vistonica
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Genus: Alosa
Species: A. vistonica
Binomial name
Alosa vistonica
Economidis & Sinis, 1986
Synonyms

Alosa vistonica is a species of freshwater fish in the Clupeidae family. It is endemic to Lake Vistonida in Greece. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Short description[edit]

A. vistonica reaches a maximum length of 17 cm (SL). It is distinguished from other members of its genus entering freshwater of the Mediterranean basin by having 78-97 gill rakers and well-developed teeth on the palatine and vomer, especially in juveniles.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crivelli, A.J. (2006). "Alosa vistonica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Alosa vistonica" in FishBase. January 2014 version.

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