Alburnoides gmelini Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009
photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Alburninae
Max. size:  8.31 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Europe: rivers in the western Caspian coast (eastern Ciscaucasia) from Sulak southward to rivers at Derbent, Russia.
Biology:  Prefers mountainous sections of rivers and streams, though also occurs in small dam lakes and canals (Ref. 82592).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 August 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.11.09
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.12.09

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