Petroleuciscus kurui (Bogutskaya, 1995)
Tigris chub
photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Naseka, A.M.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  85.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Upper Tigris system in south-eastern Turkey.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 February 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 11.09.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.02.16

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