Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Sparidae > Genus: Pagellus > Species: Pagellus erythrinus

Becker - Pagellus erythrinus (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

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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

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arbun Serbian Fishbase
Becker English Fishbase
Bica Portuguese Fishbase
Bicançao Portuguese Fishbase
Bicudo Portuguese Fishbase
Breca Spanish Fishbase
Chervonyi pagr Ukrainian Fishbase
Common pandora English Fishbase
Fragolino Italian Fishbase
King of the breams English Fishbase
Krasnyi pagel Russian Fishbase
Lethrini Greek Fishbase
Lithrini Greek Fishbase
Mandagöz mercan Turkish Fishbase
Morlesz szkarlatny Polish Fishbase
Pageau French Fishbase
Pagel French Fishbase
Pagell Norwegian Fishbase
Pagella Maltese Fishbase
Pagella hamra Maltese Fishbase
Pagello Italian Fishbase
Pagello fragolino Italian Fishbase
Pageot commun French Fishbase
Pagri Albanian Fishbase
Pajel Spanish Fishbase
Punapagelli Finnish Fishbase
Ribon Slovenian Fishbase
Röd pagell Swedish Fishbase
Rotbrasse German Fishbase
Rotbrassen German Fishbase
Rumenac Serbian Fishbase
Rød blankesten Danish Fishbase
Rødpagell Norwegian Fishbase
Spalce e kuqe Albanian Fishbase
Spanish sea bream English Fishbase
Zeebrasem Dutch Fishbase
Synonym Author
Pagellus canariensis Valenciennes, 1838
Sparus erythrinus Linnaeus, 1758

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
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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