Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Beryciformes > Family: Berycidae > Genus: Beryx > Species: Beryx decadactylus

Cuvier's berycid fish - Beryx decadactylus Cuvier, 1829

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5570

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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

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alfonsiño Spanish Fishbase
Alfonsino palometón Spanish Fishbase
Berice rosso Italian Fishbase
Beryks krepy Polish Fishbase
Beryx French Fishbase
Beryx German Fishbase
Beryx Norwegian Fishbase
Béryx commun French Fishbase
Brudefisk Norwegian Fishbase
Castañeta roxa Spanish Fishbase
Çipra Turkish Fishbase
Çipura Turkish Fishbase
Çupra Turkish Fishbase
Cuvier's berycid fish English Fishbase
Dorade rose French Fishbase
Imperador English Fishbase
Imperador Portuguese Fishbase
Kaiserbarsch German Fishbase
Limapää Finnish Fishbase
Nordischer Schleimkopf German Fishbase
Nordisk beryx Danish Fishbase
Nordisk beryx Swedish Fishbase
Palometa roja Spanish Fishbase
Pohjanlimapää Finnish Fishbase
Rauðserkur Icelandic Fishbase
Red bream English Fishbase
Red bream, Berix English Fishbase
Roodbaars Dutch Fishbase
Synonym Author
Actinoberyx jugeati Roule, 1923
Beryx longipinnis Barnard, 1925
Actinoberyx longipinnis (Barnard, 1925)
Beryx splendens (non Lowe, 1834)
Beryx delphini Valenciennes, 1833
Actinoberyx pozzi Nani, 1958
Beryx borealis Düben & Koren, 1844
Beryx dodecadactylus Cuvier, 1829

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF search 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
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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