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Accepted name: Ballerus sapa Pallas, 1814
Common name: White-eye bream
Georgian name: თეთრთვალა
Synonyms: Abramis sapa
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Abramis-sapa.html
Reference: Kuljanishvili, Epitashvili, Freyhof et al. 2020
Distribution: Europe and Asia: large rivers draining to Black, Azov, Caspian and Aral Seas. Introduced or native to Northern Dvina drainage (White Sea basin) where it is presently spreading from warmer upper reaches (Vychegda system) northward. Introduced in River Volkhov (a tributary of Lake Ladoga), in Rhine in 1995 and invasive in Vistula drainage, coming from Black Sea basin through Prypet-Bug canal (connecting Dniepr and Vistula drainages).
IUCN Status: LC
National Red list status: NE
Editor/Contact Person: Giorgi Epitashvili
Contact address: giorgi_epitashvili@iliauni.edu.ge
Citation: Giorgi Epitashvili, 2020-06-30. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Ballerus sapa]. .Ballerus sapa. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 21 January 2021