Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gadiformes > Family: Gadidae > Genus: Eleginus > Species: Eleginus gracilis

Saffron cod - Eleginus gracilis (Tilesius, 1810)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bacalao del Artico Spanish Fishbase
Cabillaud French Fishbase
Dal'nevostochnaya navaga Russian Fishbase
Fernöstliche nawaga German Fishbase
Morue French Fishbase
Morue boréale French Fishbase
Nawaga pacyficzna a. wachnia Polish Fishbase
Saffron cod English Fishbase
Wachna cod English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gadus gracilis Tilesius, 1810
Gadus wachna Pallas, 1814
Eleginus navaga gracilis Schmidt, 1904

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
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Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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