Telestes ukliva

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Telestes ukliva
Leuciscusukliva.jpg

Extinct  (1988) (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Telestes
Species: T. ukliva
Binomial name
Telestes ukliva
(Heckel, 1843)
Synonyms

Leuciscus ukliva (Heckel, 1843)

Telestes ukliva is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae. Endemic to the Cetina river in Croatia and reported as extinct in the 1990s, it was rediscovered in 1997. Earlier authors misidentified T. ukliva as the alien Telestes muticellus and erroneously considered T. ukliva to be extinct.[1] Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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  1. ^ D. Zanella; M. Mrakovčić; P. Mustafić; M. Ćaleta (8 July 2008). "Recovery of Telestes ukliva, an endemic species from the Cetina River, Croatia (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae)". Journal of Fish Biology. 73 (1): 311–316. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01928.x. Retrieved 8 April 2012.