Gobio hettitorum Ladiges, 1960
Anatolian gudgeon
Gobio hettitorum
photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Gobioninae
Max. size:  15.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Turkey.
Biology:  A short-lived species which occurs in water bodies on low-lying plains, with little current (Ref. 26100).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 04 March 2013 (B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 29.04.94
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.01.16

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