The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Telestes ukliva (Heckel, 1843)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Leuciscus ukliva (Heckel, 1843)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1988

Rediscovered in 1997

IUCN status: Extinct



Cetina River, Dalmatia, Croatia


Biology & Ecology










Crivelli, A. J. (2006). Telestes ukliva. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61394A12460739. . Downloaded on 26 September 2015.

Mrakovcic, M., Misetic, S. and Povz, M. (1995). Status of freshwater fish in Croatian Adriatic river systems. Biological Conservation 72: 179-185.

Povz, M., Leiner, S., Mrakovcic, M. and Popovic, J. (1990). Rare and endangered fishes from Yugoslavian Adriatic rivers. Journal of Fish Biology37(Supplement A): 247-249.

Zanella, D., Mihaljević, Z., Mrakovčić, M. and Ćaleta, M. (2009). Ecology and diet of the endemic Telestes ukliva (Cyprinidae) in the Cetina River system, Croatia. Cybium 33: 97-105.

Zanella, D., Mrakovčić, M., Mustafić, P. and Ćaleta, M. (2008). Recovery of Telestes ukliva, an endemic species from the Cetina River, Croatia (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae). Journal of Fish Biology 73(1): 311-316. [Abstract]


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