65 million years old unique fish

Asprete (Romanichthys valsanicola) is a 65 million years old living fosile which can be found only in Romania—mainly in Valea Vâlsanului and Râul Doamnei.

www.turismland.ro/valea-valsanului-arges

Deforestation, road and dam construction, and stone exploitation are sadly driving the species near extinction.

www.turismland.ro/valea-valsanului-arges

http://argesul.info/2011/11/aspretele-un-peste-unic-in-lume-ucis-de-constructorii-de-case-din-arges

 

Valea Vaslanului

Published in: on July 23, 2012 at 20:30  Comments Off on 65 million years old unique fish  
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