Romanichthys

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Romanichthys
Asprete.jpg
Scientific classification e
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Romanichthys
Species:
Binomial name
Romanichthys valsanicola
M. Dumitrescu, Bănărescu & N. Stoica, 1957

Romanichthys is the asprete, a primitive perch found only in Romania. Discovered in 1957, it survives only in the Vâlsan tributary of the Argeş river.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. (2008). "Romanichthys valsanicola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T19740A9008207. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T19740A9008207.en. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  2. Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. (2008). "Romanichthys valsanicola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T19740A9008207. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T19740A9008207.en.
  3. McGrath, Stehen 2020. Back from the dead. BBC News. [1]