Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Scorpaeniformes > Family: Sebastidae > Genus: Helicolenus > Species: Helicolenus dactylopterus

Blackbelly rosefish - Helicolenus dactylopterus (Delaroche, 1809)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5665

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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.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

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
Blackbelly rosefish English Fishbase
Blåkäft Swedish Fishbase
Blåkjeft Norwegian Fishbase
Blåkæft Danish Fishbase
Blaumaul German Fishbase
Blauwkeeltje Dutch Fishbase
Blue-mouth redfish English Fishbase
Cabra Spanish Fishbase
Cabra de altura Spanish Fishbase
Cantarilho-legítimo Portuguese Fishbase
Cippullazza ta' ghajnha Maltese Fishbase
Cippullazza ta' l'ghajn Maltese Fishbase
Cippullazza tal-fond Maltese Fishbase
Gallineta Spanish Fishbase
Pollico Spanish Fishbase
Pollo Spanish Fishbase
Rascasio rubio Spanish Fishbase
Rascasse du nord French Fishbase
Rockfish English Fishbase
Scorfano di fondale Italian Fishbase
Sébaste chèvre French Fishbase
Sebdak Polish Fishbase
Sebdak przyladkowy Polish Fishbase
Shkerp i thellesise Albanian Fishbase
Sinerotyi okun' Russian Fishbase
Sinisuusimppu Finnish Fishbase
Skorfna imperjali Maltese Fishbase
Svartgóma Icelandic Fishbase
Synonym Author
Helicolenus dactylopterus dactylopterus (Delaroche, 1809)

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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