The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Aphanius saourensis Blanco, Hrbek & Doadrio, 2006

Sahara aphanius



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last Record: 2004

IUCN RedList status: [url=]Critically Endangered[/url]



Oued Saoura Basin, Sahara desert, Algeria












Azeroual, A. (2010). Aphanius saourensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 19 April 2014.

Bacha, Mahmoud, Benamirouche, Chabane and Freyhof, Jörg. (2014). Critically Endangered freshwater fish species of North Africa likely to be extinct in the wild. Saving Freshwater Fishes and Habitats 4: 29.

Esmaeili, H. R., Teimori, A., Zarei, F., Sayyadzadeh, G. (2020). DNA barcoding and species delimitation of the Old World tooth-carps, family Aphaniidae Hoedeman, 1949 (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes). PLoS ONE 15(4): e0231717.


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