Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Gobiidae > Genus: Pomatoschistus > Species: Pomatoschistus pictus

Painted goby - Pomatoschistus pictus (Malm, 1865)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5804


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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

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Babka pisana Polish Fishbase
Bergkutling Norwegian Fishbase
Bergstubb Swedish Fishbase
De-buens-grundel German Fishbase
Fleckengrundel German Fishbase
Gobio de manchas Spanish Fishbase
Kleurige grondel Dutch Fishbase
Painted goby English Fishbase
Spættet kutling Danish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gobius rhodopterus Günther, 1861
Gobius pictus Malm, 1865
Pomatoschistus pictus pictus (Malm, 1865)
Gobius reticulatus (non Eichwald, 1831)
Gobius minutus minor (non Heincke, 1880)
Pomatoschistus pictus adriaticus Miller, 1972
Gobius affinis Kolombatovic, 1891
Buenia affinis (Kolombatovic, 1891)

Other resources

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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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