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Gasterosteus crenobiontus Bacescu & Mayer, 1956

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Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1960's

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


Hybridisation with G. aculeatus is believed to have lead to the extinction of this species (Freyhof & Kottelat, 2008).





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bacescu, M. and Mayer, R. [Maier]. (1956). Cercetari asupra ghidrinilor (Gasterosteus aculeatus) din apele rominesti. [incomplete reference]


Other references:

Banarescu, P. (1994). The present-day conservation status of the fresh water fish fauna of Romania. [incomplete citation?]

Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. (2008). Gasterosteus crenobiontus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 26 July 2012.


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