Macedonian vimba

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Vimba melanops
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Vimba
Species: V. melanops
Binomial name
Vimba melanops
(Heckel, 1837)

The Macedonian vimba or Malamída (Vimba melanops) is a European freshwater fish species in the family Cyprinidae.

It is found in the Aegean Sea basin in Greece (Thessaly, Macedonia and Thrace), and adjacent Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia, and northwestern Turkey (Evros drainage). It inhabits rivers and freshwater reservoirs.

It is threatened by habitat loss. The taxonomic distinctness from the more widespread Vimba vimba is not clear.