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Acanthobrama centisquama (Long-spine bream)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Acanthobrama centisquama (the long-spine bream) is a species of freshwater fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is known from Syria and Turkey, and there restricted to Lake Amik and al-Gab Lake. Lake Amik has been drained, and this species has not been found here since the early 20th century, and may be extinct. There may be remnant populations present in Gölbaşı Lake, which is impacted by pollution and water abstraction.
View Wikipedia Record: Acanthobrama centisquama

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acanthobrama centisquama


Parasitized by 
Dactylogyrus cornu[1]
Dibothriocephalus latus[1]
Gyrodactylus elegans[1]
Ligula intestinalis[1]
Proteocephalus osculatus <Unverified Name>[1]


Asia - Inland waters; Asia: restricted to the Orontes basin.; Palearctic; Syrian Arab Republic; Turkey;

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1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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