Acanthobrama hulensis Goren, Fishelson & Trewavas, 1973:310

Hula bream



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Mirogrex hulensis Goren, Fishelson & Trewavas, 1973:310; Mirogrex terraesanctae hulensis Goren, Fishelson & Trewavas, 1973:310 (original combination); Mirogrex terrae-sanctae hulensis Goren, Fishelson & Trewavas, 1973:310


Conservation Status


Last record: 1975 (Goren, 2014)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Hula basin, Lake Hula, northern Israel


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Goren, M., Fishelson, Lev and Trewavas, E. (1973). The Cyprinid fishes of Acanthobrama Heckel and related genera. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. Zool. 24: 291-315.



Other references:

Goren, M. (2014). Mirogrex hulensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ( Downloaded on 07 July 2014.

Goren, M. and Ortal, R. 1999. Biogeography, diversity and conservation of the inland water fish communities in Israel. Biological Conservation 89: 1-9.

Krupp, F. and Schneider, W. 1989. The fishes of the Jordan River drainage basin and Azraq Oasis. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 10: 347-416.

RAMSAR. 1971. National Report of Israel for COP 7. Ramsar Convention Bureau, Switzerland.

Zohar, Irit and Biton, Rebecca. (2011). Land, lake, and fish: Investigation of fish remains from Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov (paleo-Lake Hula). Journal of Human Evolution 60(4): 343-356.


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