Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Labridae > Genus: Symphodus > Species: Symphodus melops

Corkwing - Symphodus melops (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5866


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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
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

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Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bello Spanish Fishbase
Bodião-vulgar Portuguese Fishbase
Corkwing English Fishbase
Corkwing wrasse English Fishbase
Crénilabre mélops French Fishbase
Goldmaid German Fishbase
Grønaade Norwegian Fishbase
Grønngylt Norwegian Fishbase
Helleskitt Norwegian Fishbase
Porredana Spanish Fishbase
Porredano Spanish Fishbase
Savgylte Danish Fishbase
Schwarzugiger Lippfisch German Fishbase
Skärsnultra Swedish Fishbase
Tirda rasha hamra Maltese Fishbase
Wargacz melops Polish Fishbase
Zwartooglipvis Dutch Fishbase
Synonym Author
Symphodus (Crenilabrus) melops (Linnaeus, 1758)
Labrus melops Linnaeus, 1758
Labrus rone Ascanius, 1772
Labrus goldsinny Bonnaterre, 1788
Labrus gibbosus Bonnaterre, 1788
Labrus reticulatus Bonnaterre, 1788
Labrus venosus Gmelin, 1789
Labrus gibbus Gmelin, 1789
Labrus cornubius Gmelin, 1789
Labrus tesselatus Bloch, 1792
Lutjanus norvegicus Bloch, 1797
Lutjanus melops (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crenilabrus melops (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crenilabrus tinca (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Crenilabrus gibbus (Gmelin, 1789)

Other resources

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EoL Encyclopedia of Life
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PESI (Synonym) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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