Aphanius iberus in Spain
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Found in the Iberian Peninsula (Ref. 119049). Occurs along Mediterranean coast from 30 known localities (now extirpated in 14 of them) (Ref. 59043). Recorded from Albuixec marshes (Ref. 52361). Threatened due to habitat destruction, pollution, and introductions of exotic competitors (Ref. 79582). Has disappeared from freshwaters and survived only in the saline or hypersaline zones (Ref. 59043). Also Ref. 32724, 116787.

Status of threat: Endangered (Ref. 79582, 119049).

States/Provinces Complete? No
National Checklist
Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/sp.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
Checked by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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