Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Pleuronectiformes > Family: Scophthalmidae > Genus: Zeugopterus > Species: Zeugopterus punctatus

Bastard brill - Zeugopterus punctatus (Bloch, 1787)

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Quick facts

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

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
Bastard brill English Fishbase
Bergvar Norwegian Fishbase
Bergvar Swedish Fishbase
Bloch's topknot English Fishbase
Browny English Fishbase
Common topknot English Fishbase
Gevlekte griet Dutch Fishbase
Haarbutt German Fishbase
Hårhvarre Danish Fishbase
Hårvar Norwegian Fishbase
Kalliokampela Finnish Fishbase
Muller's topknot English Fishbase
Ptera Polish Fishbase
Rodovalho-bruxa Portuguese Fishbase
Rombo camaso Italian Fishbase
Skjálgi Icelandic Fishbase
Targeur French Fishbase
Topknot English Fishbase
Zwergbutt German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Pleuronectes punctatus Bloch, 1787

Other resources

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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
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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