Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gadiformes > Family: Phycidae > Genus: Phycis > Species: Phycis blennoides

Beard - Phycis blennoides (Brünnich, 1768)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5786

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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


Data Deficient


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

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Abrotea Portuguese Fishbase
Abrótea-do-alto Portuguese Fishbase
Abrótia-do-alto Portuguese Fishbase
Alfaneca Spanish Fishbase
Barbada Spanish Fishbase
Beard English Fishbase
Berdán Spanish Fishbase
Bialy widlak Polish Fishbase
Brotola Spanish Fishbase
Brotola de fango Spanish Fishbase
Brótola de roca Spanish Fishbase
Capelan French Fishbase
Escolano Spanish Fishbase
Escolar Spanish Fishbase
Fjällbrosme Swedish Fishbase
Forked hake English Fishbase
Gabeldorsch German Fishbase
Gaffelkabeljauw Dutch Fishbase
Gelincik Turkish Fishbase
Greater forkbeard English Fishbase
Kumrill Swedish Fishbase
Lasposaloúvardos Greek Fishbase
Lipp Maltese Fishbase
Lipp abjad Maltese Fishbase
Litla brosma Icelandic Fishbase
Locha Spanish Fishbase
Loche French Fishbase
Longue barbe French Fishbase
Lupu Maltese Fishbase
Malactos Turkish Fishbase
Moille French Fishbase
Molla Spanish Fishbase
Mollara Spanish Fishbase
Mollera Spanish Fishbase
Mollera pigada Spanish Fishbase
Mostelle de fond French Fishbase
Moustelo blanco Spanish Fishbase
Moustelo de roco Spanish Fishbase
Musdea Italian Fishbase
Musdea bianca Italian Fishbase
Mustella French Fishbase
Mustelo blanco Spanish Fishbase
Pastenula Italian Fishbase
Peshk-fik i bardhë Albanian Fishbase
Peshk-fik i fundit Albanian Fishbase
Petit lingue French Fishbase
Petite morue longue French Fishbase
Phycis de fond French Fishbase
Ponticos Greek Fishbase
Pontikós Greek Fishbase
Ricardo Portuguese Fishbase
Schleimfischartige meertrüsche German Fishbase
Skjellbrosme Norwegian Fishbase
Skælbrosme Danish Fishbase
Sluismeester Gaffelkabeljauw Dutch Fishbase
Suomuturska Finnish Fishbase
Tabinja Serbian Fishbase
Tabinja bjaltica Serbian Fishbase
Widlak bialy Polish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gadus blennoides Brünnich, 1768
Blennius gadoides Lacepède, 1800
Phycis tinca Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Batrachoides gmelini Risso, 1810
Urophycis blennioides (Brünnich, 1768)
Gadus albidus Gmelin, 1789
Gadus bifurcus Walbaum, 1792

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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