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Petroleuciscus borysthenicus (Kessler, 1859)

Synonym
  • Leuciscus borysthenicus (Kessler, 1859)
Vernacular Name
Dnieper Chub, Black Sea Chub
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A species of cyprinid fish from Eastern Europe. It is found in Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine. It lives up to eight years.
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Biota
Eukaryota
Animalia
Eumetazoa
Chordata
Gnathostomata
Actinopterygii
Cypriniformes
Cyprinidae