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Conservation of the Steno-Endemic Species Mostar Minnow in Mostarsko Blato, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Grantee Name: 
Udruga Dinarica
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$19,974
DATES
Jun 2020
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Jun 2021
KEYWORDS
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$19,974
DATES
Jun 2020
-
Jun 2021
KEYWORDS

Conduct field research and enhance the knowledge base for the Mostar blato ecosystem and the population of the Mostar minnow (Phoxinellus pseudalepidotus). The project implies mapping karst water springs, producing a conservation action plan, proposing protection measures of Mostar blato and engaging decision makers. Mostar blato is damaged by hydropower drainage canals. Project tends to halt further habitat and biodiversity loss and raise awareness through disseminating findings on media.

Strategic Direction: 2 Support the sustainable management of water catchments through integrated approaches for the conservation of threatened freshwater biodiversity