Endangered fish captured for breeding and reintroduction program

Freshwater blenny (Salaria fluviatilis) / Wikipedia

According to The Olive Press, two types of endangered fish found in Southern Spain and Northern Africa have been collected for captive breeding and reintroduction into their native waters. 300 Aphanius iberus (Spanish toothcarp) and 40 Salaria fluviatilis (freshwater blenny) will form the breeding group. Their native waters have been threatened by habitat destruction. The offspring will eventually be released into rivers and wetlands around AndalucĂ­a (Southern tip of Spain).

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