Alburnus filippii Kessler, 1877
Kura bleak
Alburnus filippii
photo by Abbasi, K.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  16 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Former USSR: Basin of the Kura (from the upper to the lower reaches with the tributaries) and the Aras (also lakes of Chaldyr-gel and Aiger-gel), rivers of the Lenkoran District and Safid-rud.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 38-42. Description: Dorsal fin with 6½-8½ branched rays; anal fin with 9½-13½ branched rays; pectoral fin with 12-16 branched rays; pelvic fin with 6-8 branched rays (Ref. 106247).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 January 2013 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 03.05.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 10.02.16

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