Alburnus baliki Bogutskaya, Küçük & Ünlü, 2000
Antalya bleak
photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Alburninae
Max. size:  6.05 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5
Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Manavgat River basin in Turkey.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal soft rays: 16-18; Vertebrae: 36-38
Biology:  Forms schools along the banks just under the water surface in clean, slow flowing water with very dense aquatic vegetation.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 28 January 2013 (B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 13.07.01
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 28.01.16

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