Alburnus orontis

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Alburnus orontis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Alburninae
Genus: Alburnus
Species: A. orontis
Binomial name
Alburnus orontis
Sauvage, 1882

Alburnus orontis, also known as the Orontes bleak or Orontes spotted bleak, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae, that can be found in Syria and Turkey in the drainage basin of the Orontes River. Its natural habitats are rivers and intermittent rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss, pollution, water abstraction and river damming.[1]


  1. ^ a b Freyhof, J. (2014). "Alburnus orontis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T61199A19009115. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T61199A19009115.en. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Alburnus orontis Sauvage, 1882". Retrieved 20 June 2012.