Aspiolucius esocinus (Kessler, 1874)
Pike asp
photo by Salnikov, V.B.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Alburninae
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic, potamodromous
Distribution:  Former USSR.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Prefers river channels. Rarely found in lakes. Feeds on fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 January 2000 (A1acde) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.05.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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