Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Gobio > Species: Gobio gobio > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Gobio gobio tungussicus Borisov, 1928 Fishbase (2002)

Gudgeon - Gobio gobio (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Natura 2000 species code 5656

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
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EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Barburici Albanian Fishbase
Bronnòg Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Cupka Macedonian Fishbase
Derekayasi baligi Turkish Fishbase
Fenékjáró küllö Hungarian Fishbase
Globocek Slovenian Fishbase
Gobio Portuguese Fishbase
Gobio Spanish Fishbase
Gobione Italian Fishbase
Gobios Greek Fishbase
Gofi French Fishbase
Goujon French Fishbase
Gouvin French Fishbase
Govedarka Serbian Fishbase
Grässling German Fishbase
Gressling French Fishbase
Gressling German Fishbase
Grondel Dutch Fishbase
Grougnon French Fishbase
Grundel German Fishbase
Gründelen German Fishbase
Grundling Danish Fishbase
Grundling French Fishbase
Gründling German Fishbase
Grundling Norwegian Fishbase
Gudgeon English Fishbase
Hrouzek obecný Czech Fishbase
Issyk-Kul gudgeon English Fishbase
Kielb Polish Fishbase
Kielb pospolity Polish Fishbase
Kress French Fishbase
Krotushka Bulgarian Fishbase
Merenke Albanian Fishbase
Mustaku i lumit Albanian Fishbase
Nje mustakori Albanian Fishbase
Peskar Russian Fishbase
Peskar' obyknovennyi Russian Fishbase
Pichkur Ukrainian Fishbase
Porcusor Romanian Fishbase
Riviergrondel Dutch Fishbase
Sandkrypare Swedish Fishbase
Sandkryper Norwegian Fishbase
Törö Finnish Fishbase
Tragan French Fishbase
Troga French Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprinus gobio Linnaeus, 1758
Gobio gobio lutescens De Filippi, 1844
Leuciscus gobio Günther, 1853
Gobio vulgaris Heckel, 1858
Gobio fluviatilis Fleming, 1828
Gobio phoxinoides de la Pylaie, 1853
Gobio saxatilis Koch, 1840
Gobio latus Anikin, 1905
Gobio gobio brevicirris Berg, 1914
Gobio gobio prosopyga Berg, 1914
Gobio gobio katopyga Berg, 1914
Gobio gobio ohridana Karaman, 1924
Gobio gobio carpathicus Vladykov, 1925
Gobio gobio bulgarica Drensky, 1926
Gobio gobio sibiricus Nikolsky, 1936
Gobio gobio kovatschevi Chichkoff, 1937
Gobio gobio acutipinnatus Menschikov, 1938
Gobio gobio microlepidotus Battalgil, 1924
Gobio gobio intermedius Battalgil, 1944
Gobio gobio sarmaticus Berg, 1949
Gobio gobio muresia Jaszfalusi, 1951
Gobio gobio nikolskyi Turdakov & Piskarev, 1955
Gobio gobio holurus Fowler, 1976
Cobitis fundulus Wulff, 1765
Bungia nigrescens Keyserling, 1861
Gobio fluviatilis cynodephalus Dybowski, 1869
Gobio fluviatilis lepidolaemus Kessler, 1872
Gobio lepidolaemus caucasica Kamensky, 1901
Gobio gobio insuyanus Ladiges, 1960
Gobio gobio gymnostethus Ladiges, 1960
Gobio gobio magnicapitata Gundrizer, 1976
Gobio gobio albanicus Oliva, 1961
Gobio gobio balcanicus Dimovski & Grupce, 1977
Gobio gobio krymensis Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1973
Gobio gobio feraeensis Stephanidis, 1973
Gobio gobio gobio (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gobio fluviatilis Cuvier, 1842
Gobio lepidolaemus Kessler, 1872
Gobio gobio lepidolaemus Kessler, 1872
Leuciscus gobio (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gobio fluviatilis cynocephalus (non Dybowski, 1869)
Gobio gobio longicirris Berg, 1914
Gobio gobio kovatchevi Chichkoff, 1937
Gobio gobio brevicirris Fowler, 1976
Gobio gobio lepidolaemus holurus Berg, 1914
Gobio gobio carpathicus sarmaticus Slastenenko, 1934
Gobio gobio saramaticus Berg, 1949
Gobio gobio lepidolaemus lindbergi Turdakov & Piskarev, 1955
Gobio gobio carpathicus krymensis Delyamure, 1937
Gobio gobio lepidolaemus skadarensis Karaman, 1937
Gobio gobio ohridanus Karaman, 1924

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External data

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