Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Sparidae > Genus: Boops > Species: Boops boops

Bogue - Boops boops (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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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

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Boga Finnish Fishbase
Boga Italian Fishbase
Boga Portuguese Fishbase
Boga Spanish Fishbase
Boga-do-mar Portuguese Fishbase
Boga-pintada Portuguese Fishbase
Bogue English Fishbase
Bogue French Fishbase
Bokvis Dutch Fishbase
Bol'sheglazyi boops Russian Fishbase
Bops Polish Fishbase
Bops Russian Fishbase
Bukva Serbian Fishbase
Bukva Slovenian Fishbase
Gelbstrieme German Fishbase
Gelbstriemen German Fishbase
Gópa Greek Fishbase
Gupa Romanian Fishbase
Hupa Romanian Fishbase
Kupes Turkish Fishbase
Lopa Turkish Fishbase
Okseøjefisk Danish Fishbase
Okseøyefisk Norwegian Fishbase
Oxögonfisk Swedish Fishbase
Vopa Albanian Fishbase
Vopa Maltese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Box boops (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sparus boops Linnaeus, 1758
Box vulgaris Valenciennes, 1830
Boops canariensis Valenciennes, 1839
Box canariensis (Valenciennes, 1838)

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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