Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Lampriformes > Family: Lampridae > Genus: Lampris > Species: Lampris guttatus

Jerusalem haddock - Lampris guttatus (Brünnich, 1788)

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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
Glansfisk Danish Fishbase
Glansfisk Swedish Fishbase
Gotteslachs German Fishbase
Guðlax Icelandic Fishbase
Jerusalem haddock English Fishbase
Kiiltolahna Finnish Fishbase
Koningvis Dutch Fishbase
Laksestjørje Norwegian Fishbase
Laksestørje Norwegian Fishbase
Lampris French Fishbase
Luna real Spanish Fishbase
Mandal Greek Fishbase
Mariposa Spanish Fishbase
Opa French Fishbase
Opa Spanish Fishbase
Opah English Fishbase
Peixe-cravo Portuguese Fishbase
Pesce ré Italian Fishbase
Poisson royal French Fishbase
Strojnik Polish Fishbase
Sunfish English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Zeus imperialis Shaw & Nodder, 1793
Scomber gunneri Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Zeus guttatus Brünnich, 1788
Zeus regius Bonnaterre, 1788
Zeus luna Gmelin, 1789
Lampris lauta Lowe, 1838
Zeus stroemii Walbaum, 1792
Lampris luna (Gmelin, 1789)
Lampris regius (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Scomber pelagicus Gunner, 1768
Lampris immaculata (non Gilchrist, 1904)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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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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