Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Scorpaeniformes > Family: Cottidae > Genus: Taurulus > Species: Taurulus bubalis

Longspined bullhead - Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)

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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

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IUCN Red List Category
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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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Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Cabrachito Spanish Fishbase
Chabot de mer French Fishbase
Dvergulke Norwegian Fishbase
Escorpião-roco Portuguese Fishbase
Groene zeedonderpad Dutch Fishbase
juras dzelongalve Latvian Latvian NRC
Kur glowacz Polish Fishbase
Langtornet Ulk Danish Fishbase
Longspined bullhead English Fishbase
Longspined sea-scorpion English Fishbase
Oxsimpa Swedish Fishbase
Piikkisimppu Finnish Fishbase
Sea scorpion English Fishbase
Seebull German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cottus bubalis Euphrasen, 1786
Aspicottus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)
Cottus maculatus Fischer, 1885
Myoxocephalus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)
Ceratocottus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)
Acanthocottus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)
Enophrys bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)

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External data

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