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Squalius cephalus (European chub)

Synonyms: Cyprinus albula; Cyprinus cephalus; Cyprinus chub; Cyprinus kietaibeli; Cyprinus kittaibeli; Cyprinus lugdunensis; Cyprinus orthonotus; Cyprinus rufus; Cyprinus salmoneus; Leuciscus albiensis; Leuciscus albus; Leuciscus brutius; Leuciscus cabeda; Leuciscus cavedanus; Leuciscus cephalus; Leuciscus cephalus albus; Leuciscus cephalus cabeda; Leuciscus cephalus cephalus; Leuciscus cephalus macedonicus; Leuciscus cephalus orientalis; Leuciscus cephalus ruffoi; Leuciscus cephalus var. wjatkensis; Leuciscus frigidus; Leuciscus lapacinus; Leuciscus latifrons; Leuciscus nothulus; Leuciscus orientalis; Leuciscus rissoi; Leuciscus ruffoi; Leuciscus squalius; Squalius cephalopsis; Squalius cephalus athurensis; Squalius clathratus; Squalius meridionalis; Squalius meunier; Squalius orientalis; Squalius pareti; Squalius turcicus var. platycephala; Squalius tyberinus

Attributes

Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cantabric Coast - Languedoc France, Spain Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Northern Baltic Drainages Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden Palearctic Polar Freshwaters    
Upper Danube Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA 56861 Greece  

Prey / Diet

Anguilla anguilla (River eel)[2]
Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[2]
Gobio gobio (Gudgeon)[2]
Leuciscus leuciscus (Dace)[2]
Mystriophis rostellatus (West coast snake-eel)[2]
Phoxinus phoxinus (Minnow)[2]
Rutilus rutilus (Roach)[2]
Zacco platypus (Pale chub)[2]

Predators

Esox lucius (Jack)[2]
Mergus merganser (Common Merganser)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Acanthocephalus tenuirostris[2]
Apophallus donicus[2]
Apophallus muehlingi[2]
Aspidogaster limacoides[2]
Bolbophorus confusus[2]
Bothriocephalus claviceps[2]
Bucephalus polymorphus[2]
Cotylurus pileatus[2]
Dactylogyrus anchoratus[2]
Dactylogyrus crucifer[2]
Dactylogyrus extensus[2]
Dactylogyrus fallax[2]
Dactylogyrus micracanthus[2]
Dactylogyrus similis[2]
Dactylogyrus sphyrna[2]
Dactylogyrus vastator[2]
Diplostomum spathaceum[2]
Diplostomum volvens[2]
Diplozoon paradoxum[2]
Echinorhynchus truttae[2]
Eubothrium crassum[2]
Gyrodactylus gracilihamatus[2]
Gyrodactylus medius[2]
Hysteromorpha triloba[2]
Ichthyocotylurus pileatus[2]
Ichthyocotylurus platycephalus[2]
Ligula intestinalis[2]
Metagonimus yokogawai[2]
Paradiplozoon bliccae[2]
Paradiplozoon homoion[2]
Paradiplozoon rutili[2]
Phyllodistomum folium[2]
Pomphorhynchus bosniacus[2]
Pomphorhynchus laevis[2]
Posthodiplostomum brevicaudatum[2]
Posthodiplostomum cuticola[2]
Proteocephalus torulosus[2]
Rhabdochona denudata[2]
Tylodelphys clavata[2]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Ramsar Sites Information Service
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access