Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Mugiliformes > Family: Mugilidae > Genus: Liza > Species: Liza saliens

Leaping gray mullet - Liza saliens (Risso, 1810)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5705

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

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.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bayonetta French Fishbase
Buri(s)/Bwar(pl) Maltese Fishbase
Cefalo Italian Fishbase
Cipli Serbian Fishbase
Dolgin Slovenian Fishbase
Flavetin French Fishbase
Flavetoun French Fishbase
Flûte French Fishbase
Galúa Spanish Fishbase
Galúa blanca Spanish Fishbase
Galúa negra Spanish Fishbase
Ilaria Bulgarian Fishbase
Ilisa Spanish Fishbase
Ilisa de cap giquet Spanish Fishbase
Ilisa fusany Spanish Fishbase
Leaping gray mullet English Fishbase
Leaping grey mullet English Fishbase
Leaping mullet English Fishbase
Muga-flavetin French Fishbase
Muge muga French Fishbase
Muge sauteur French Fishbase
Mugem Portuguese Fishbase
Muggine Italian Fishbase
Muggine musino Italian Fishbase
Mugil ostronosy Polish Fishbase
Mugon French Fishbase
Mulet sauteur French Fishbase
Mulett Maltese Fishbase
Mulett buri Maltese Fishbase
Multe Danish Fishbase
Multe Norwegian Fishbase
Multe Swedish Fishbase
Ostreinos Romanian Fishbase
Ostronos Russian Fishbase
Russa French Fishbase
Springmeeräsche German Fishbase
Springmulte Danish Fishbase
Taínha Portuguese Fishbase
Tainha-de-salto Portuguese Fishbase
Veshverdhi Albanian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Mugil saliens Risso, 1810
Liza (Protomugil) saliens (Risso, 1810)
Mugil verselata Nardo, 1847
Liza saliens furcata Popov, 1930

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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