Capoeta pestai (Pietschmann, 1933)
Eğirdir barb
Eğirdir barb,  Siraz balığı
Capoeta pestai
photo by Gülle, ?,

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  21.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Turkey.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 18 March 2013 (B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Recorded from Çayköy Stream, Lake Eğirdir drainage, Isparta Province (Ref. 79811); Melendiz Creek, Belisırma, Aksaray (Ref. 93777). Central Anatolia (Ref. 106151). Type locality: Eğirdir Lake (Ref. 33021). Status of threat: Critically endangered (Ref. 58342). nEurTurk.

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 01.05.00
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.01.16

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