Iberochondrostoma oretanum (Doadrio & Carmona, 2003)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Europe: J├índula system, Guadalquivir drainage in Spain.
Diagnosis:  Diagnosed from its congeners by having 53-58 + 2-3 scales on lateral line, 5-6 scale rows between lateral line and pelvic origin and eye diameter 0.7-1.0 times snout length (Ref. 59043).
Biology:  Inhabits clear water with sand and rock bottom in stretches with slow current and underwater vegetation. Reaches up to about 9 cm SL (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 (A2ace; B2ab(ii,iii)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.07.06
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.05.10

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