Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gadiformes > Family: Lotidae > Genus: Enchelyopus > Species: Enchelyopus cimbrius

Four-bearded rockling - Enchelyopus cimbrius (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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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

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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
Barbada Spanish Fishbase
Barbuda Spanish Fishbase
Blákjafta Icelandic Fishbase
Firskjegget tangbrosme Norwegian Fishbase
Firtrådet havkvabbe Danish Fishbase
Firtrådet tangbrosme Norwegian Fishbase
Four-bearded rockling English Fishbase
Fourbeard rockling English Fishbase
Fyrtömmad skärlånga Swedish Fishbase
Fyrtrömmade skärlångan Norwegian Fishbase
Laibeque Portuguese Fishbase
Motela Polish Fishbase
Motelle à quatre barbillons French Fishbase
Neliviiksimade Finnish Fishbase
Peixe-chumbo Portuguese Fishbase
Reinunculo Spanish Fishbase
Vierbärtelige Seequappe German Fishbase
Vierdradige meun Dutch Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gadus cimbrius Linnaeus, 1766
Couchia edwardii Couch, 1866
Rhinonemus cimbrius (Linnaeus, 1766)
Gaidropsarus cimbrius (Linnaeus, 1766)
Onos cimbrius (Linnaeus, 1766)
Rhinonemus caudacuta (Storer, 1848)
Motella cimbrica Nilsson, 1832
Motella caudacuta Storer, 1848

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WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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