Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cyprinodontiformes > Family: Valenciidae > Genus: Valencia > Species: Valencia hispanica

Valencia Tooth-carp - Valencia hispanica (Valenciennes, 1846)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Critically Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 16 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1153

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000020 Spain Delta de l'Ebre Map
ES0000023 Spain L'Albufera Map
ES0000060 Spain Prat de Cabanes i Torreblanca Map
ES0000147 Spain Marjal de Pego-Oliva Map
ES0000148 Spain Marjal dels Moros Map
ES5233030 Spain Marjal de la Safor Map
ES5223007 Spain Marjal d'Almenara Map
ES5233047 Spain Ullals del riu Verd Map
ES5222002 Spain Marjal de Peníscola Map
ES5140001 Spain Litoral meridional tarragoní Map
ES0000451 Spain Montdúver-Marjal de la Safor Map
ES0000450 Spain Marjal i Estanys d'Almenara Map
ES0000470 Spain Marjal dels Moros (ZEPA) Map
ES0000471 Spain l'Albufera (ZEPA) Map
ES0000467 Spain Prat de Cabanes i Torreblanca (ZEPA) Map
ES0000487 Spain Marjal de Pego-Oliva (ZEPA) Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) http://rac-spa.org/protocol

http://rac-spa.org/sites/def...sion_ig_19_12_en.pdf

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Cryprinodonte de Valence French Fishbase
Cyprinodonte de Valence French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ispanskiy zubatyi karp Russian Fishbase
Samaruc Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Samarugo Spanish Fishbase
Valencia tandkarpe Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Valencia Tooth-carp English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Valencia toothcarp English Fishbase
Valenciakärpfling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Valenciatandkarpe Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Fundulus hispanicus Günther, 1866
Hydrargyra hispanica Valenciennes, 1846

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Valencia hispanica
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