Achondrostoma salmantinum

Achondrostoma salmantinum is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Achondrostoma.

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The Achondrostoma salmantinum lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Achondrostoma salmantinum differs from other members of the genus in having a combination of: seven branched rays in the dorsal and anal fins, 5-5 pharyngeal teeth, narrow caudal peduncle, 15–22 gill rakers on the first arch, 44–53 scales on the lateral line, 9–10 scales on More

Achondrostoma salmantinum is known from the southwestern portion of the Salamanca Province of Spain, where it typically inhabits seasonal streams, with clear waters, sandy bottoms, preferring slow flowing reaches with abundant aquatic macrophytes. More

Common names

Sarda in Spanish (español)

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Achondrostoma
Species : Achondrostoma salmantinum
Authority : Doadrio & Elvira,2007