Jordan battles to save rare tiny Dead Sea carp

Abdullah Oshoush, an environmental researcher at Jordan's Fifa Nature Reserve and a member of the Royal Jordanian Society for the Conservation of Nature, holds specimens of the endangered Dead Sea toothcarp (Aphanius dispar richardsoni) in a glass jar at the reserve, some 140 kilometres (85 miles) southwest of the capital in the Jordan Rift Valley and some 60 kilometres (36 kilometres) south of the Dead sea, on June 2, 2021. Jordan is racing against time to save a tiny rare fish from extinction





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