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Scardola del fiume Acheloo,

Scardinius acarnanicus, Economidis 1991


Nomi comuni esteri - Grecia - Tseroukla. Francese - Rotenglede la rivière Achéloos. Inglese Trichonis rudd. Spagna - Escardinio del río acheloos. Danimarca - Acheleoos-rudskalle. Estonia - Akarnaania roosärg. Russo - Krasnoperka reki Achelos. Repubblica Ceca - Perlín achelonský.


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Scardinius acarnanicus Economidis 1991. Check list of freshwater fishes of Greece. Recent status of threats and protection. Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Athens. Check List Fish Greece 1-48 pp.; 16. Comparso inizialmente come nome infrasubspecifico non disponibile, Scardinius scardafa plotizza forma acarnanicus Stephanidis 1939:26, Pl. 4. Dati di Economidis come specificato, con riferimento a Stephanidis 1939. Sinonimo senior, combinazione originale, nomenclatura ICZN valida. Opinioni - Nomenclatura valida come Scardinius acarnanicus Economidis 1991, secondo Kottelat 1997:82, Bianco et al. 2001:115, Ketmaier et al. 2003:13 (datato Stephanidis 1939), Bianco & Kottelat 2005:234, Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:251, Perea et al. 2010:14, Barbieri et al. 2015:63, Karataş et al. 2016:130. Località tipo: fiume Acheleoo e laghi Trichonis, Lyssimachia, Ozeros, e Amvrakia Grecia. Tipo: nessuno. Sintipi: collocazione attuale ignota.



Fonti bibliografiche principali - Kottelat M. and J. Freyhof 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland and Freyof, Berlin, Germany. Pagina 251.



Distribuzione di Scardinius acarnanicus secondo IUCN


L'areale della specie è ristretto al bacino del fiume Acheloo ed ai laghi Trichonis, Lyssimachia, Ozeros, e Amvrakia, nella Grecia centro occidentale.


Bibliografia - Barbieri, R., S. Zogaris, E. Kalogianni, M.Th. Stoumboudi, Y. Chatzinikolaou, S. Giakoumi, Y. Kapakos, D. Kommatas, N. Koutsikos, V. Tachos, L. Vardakas and A.N. Economou, 2015. Freshwater fishes and lampreys of Greece. An annotated checklist. Monographs on Marine Sciences N° 8. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Athens, Greece.

Bianco, P.G., V. Ketmaier and T. Busatto, 2001. Approccio multidisciplinare all'analisi tassonomica e filogeografica del genere Scardinius (Cyprinidae) in Europa. VIII Convegno Nazionale A.I.I.A.D. (Associazione Italiana Ittiologi di Acqua Dolce). 2001: 115-120.

Bianco, P.G., Aprea, G., Balletto, E., Capriglione, T., fulgione, D. and G. Odierna, 2004. The karyology of the Cyprinid genera Scardinius and Rutilus in Southern Europe. Ichthyological Research 51: 279–278.

Bobori, D.C., P.S. Economidis and E.G. Maurakis, 2001. Freshwater fish habitat science and management in Greece. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 4:381-391.

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Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Scardinius acarnanicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006.

Dimitriou, E., Zacharias I. and Th. Koussouris, 2001. Water resources management plan for Trichonis lake catchment. Final Report. In: I. Zacharias & Th. Koussouris Actions for the protection of calcareous bogs/fens in Trichonis Lake. Technical Report, NCMR/IIW.

Economidis, P.S. and E. Koutrakis, 2001. Common names of comercially important Hellenic marine organisms. Aristotle University. Technical Report.

Economidis, P.S., 1991. Check list of freshwater fishes of Greece (recent status of threats and protection). Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature, Special publication, 48 p.

Economidis, P.S., E. Dimitriou, R. Pagoni, E. Michaloudi and L. Natsis, 2000. Introduced and translocated fish species in the inland waters of Greece. Fish. Manage. Ecol. 7:239-250.

Economou, A.N., Daoulas, C., Psarras, T. and R. Barbieri-Tseliki, 1994. Freshwater larval fish from Lake Trichonis (Greece). Journal of Fish Biology 45: 17-35.

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Iliadou, K., 1981. The biology of the fish species Scardinius erythrophthalmus and Parasilurus aristotelis of Lakes Lysimachia and Trichonis, Greece. University of Patras, Patras, Greece. Ph.D. dissertation.

Iliadou, K., 1991. Feeding of Scardinius acarnanicus Stephanidis, 1939 (Pisces: Cyprinidae) from Lakes Lysimachia and Trichonis, Greece. J. Fish Biol. 38(5):669-680.

Iliadou, K. and M.J. Anderson, 1998. Morphometric comparative analysis of pharyngeal bones of the genus Scardinius (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in Greece. Journal of Natural History 32: 923–941.

Iliadou, K., Sourdis, J., Economidis, P.S. and A. Wheeler, 1996. Morphological differentiation among species of the genus Scardinius (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in Greece. Journal of Natural History 30: 459-473.

IUCN. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org.

Karataş, S., D. İnnal, S. Sungur Birecikligil, E. M. Korkmaz and E. Çiçek, 2016. New localities of Scardinius elmaliensis Bogutskaya, 1997 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) and its phylogenetic relationship based on mtDNA Cytb region sequences. FishTaxa v. 1 (n° 3): 127-132.

Ketmaier, V., P. G. Bianco, M. Cobolli and E. de Matthaeis, 2003. Genetic differentiation and biogeography in southern European populations of the genus Scardinius (Pisces, Cyprinidae) based on allozyme data. Zoologica Scripta v. 32 (n° 1): 13-22.

Kleanthidis, P.K. and K.I. Stergiou, 2006. Growth parameters and length-length relationships of Greek freshwater fishes. p. 69-77. In M.L.D. Palomares, K.I. Stergiou and D. Pauly (eds.) Fishes in databases and ecosystems. Fisheries Centre Research Reports 14(4). Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia.

Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp.

Kottelat, M., 1997. European freshwater fishes. Biologia 52, Suppl. 5:1-271.

Leonardos, I., A. Kokkinidou, A. Agiannitopoulos and S. Giris, 2000. Population structure and reproductive strategy of an endemic species Scardinius acarnanicus (Stephanidis, 1939) in two W. Greece Lakes (Lysimachia and Trichonis). p. 137-140. In Proceedings of the Ninth Ichthyological Congress, 20-23 January 2000, Messolonghi, Greece.

Leonardos, I.D., 2004. Life history traits of Scardinius acarnanicus (Economidis, 1991) (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in two Greek lakes (Lysimachia and Trichonis). J. Appl. Ichthyol. 20:258-264.

Lusk, S., 1996. The status of the fish fauna in the Czech Republic. p. 89-98. A. Kirchhofer and D. Hefti (eds) In Conservation of Endangered Freshwater Fish in Europe. Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland.

Perea, S., M. Böhme, P. Zupančič, J. Freyhof, R. Šanda, M. Özuluğ, A. Abdoli and I. Doadrio, 2010. Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographical patterns in circum-Mediterranean subfamily Leuciscinae (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) inferred from both mitochondrial and nuclear data. BMC Evolutionary Biology v. 10 (n° 265): 1-27.

Stephanidis, A., 1939. The freshwater fishes of northern Greece and the Island of Corfu. Athens. 1-44, Pls. 1-8.


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