Leucos basak

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Leucos basak
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Leucos
Species: L. basak
Binomial name
Leucos basak
Heckel, 1843

Rutilus basak (Heckel, 1843)
Rutilus prespensis (Karaman, 1924)
Rutilus ohridanus (Karaman, 1924)
Rutilus karamani Fowler, 1977

Leucos basak, the Albanian roach (also known as the Dalmatian roach or Croatian roach), is a species of freshwater fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia and Montenegro.[2][3]

Its natural habitats are intermittent rivers and freshwater lakes.


  1. ^ Crivelli, A.J. (2006). "Rutilus basak". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2006: e.T60777A12396138. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T60777A12396138.en. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). "Leucos basak" in FishBase. April 2016 version.
  3. ^ Bianco, P.G. & Ketmaier, V. (2014): A revision of the Rutilus complex from Mediterranean Europe with description of a new genus, Sarmarutilus, and a new species, Rutilus stoumboudae (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zootaxa, 3841 (3): 379–402.