Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Labridae > Genus: Symphodus > Species: Symphodus tinca

East Atlantic peacock wrasse - Symphodus tinca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5869

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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
Bodião-pavão Portuguese Fishbase
Çirçir Turkish Fishbase
Crènilabre paon French Fishbase
East Atlantic peacock wrasse English Fishbase
Kóssyphos Greek Fishbase
Lappun Maltese Fishbase
Lumbrak Serbian Fishbase
Mirli Maltese Fishbase
Morlin Maltese Fishbase
Morlizz Maltese Fishbase
Peacock wrasse English Fishbase
Peshk jeshil Albanian Fishbase
Peto Spanish Fishbase
Señorita Spanish Fishbase
Tirda Maltese Fishbase
Tirda mirlija Maltese Fishbase
Tirda pagun Maltese Fishbase
Tirda tal-passa Maltese Fishbase
Tordo pavone Italian Fishbase
Wargacz tynka Polish Fishbase
Zelenushka Russian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Symphodus (Crenilabrus) tinca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Symphodus pavo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crenilabrus pavo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Labrus tinca Linnaeus, 1758
Labrus pavo (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Labrus lapina Forsskål, 1775
Lutjanus lapina (Forsskål, 1775)
Labrus polychrous Pallas, 1814
Crenilabrus tinca (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 (Synonym) 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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