Squalius cii

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Squalius cii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Squalius
Species:
S. cii
Binomial name
Squalius cii
(Richardson, 1857)

Squalius cii is a species of freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is also known as the Marmara chub. The species is endemic to Turkey.[2]

As an invasive species[edit]

It has been recorded as an invasive species in Ireland since 2004, when it was formally recorded. In Irish waters it predates on native aquatic plants and invertebrates.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freyhof, J. (2014). "Squalius cii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T135551A19010962. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T135551A19010962.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2014). "Squalius cii" in FishBase. November 2014 version.
  3. ^ Early, J. (2018). "Field Guide to Invasive Species in Ireland" (PDF). Invasive Species Ireland. Retrieved 2020-07-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)