Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Clupeiformes > Family: Clupeidae > Genus: Sardinella > Species: Sardinella aurita

Round sardinella - Sardinella aurita Valenciennes, 1847

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5837

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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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
Alaccia Italian Fishbase
Alacha Spanish Fishbase
Allache French Fishbase
Fríssa trichíós Greek Fishbase
Kultasardiini Finnish Fishbase
Lacca tal-faxx Maltese Fishbase
Lacci Maltese Fishbase
Lacciuna Italian Fishbase
Laccuna Maltese Fishbase
Lacha Spanish Fishbase
Nemusa Maltese Fishbase
Oorsardientje Dutch Fishbase
Round sardinella English Fishbase
Sarda Maltese Fishbase
Sardalya Turkish Fishbase
Sardina Maltese Fishbase
Sardinela Portuguese Fishbase
Sardinela rotunda Romanian Fishbase
Sardinela-lombuda Portuguese Fishbase
Sardinele Albanian Fishbase
Sardinella Norwegian Fishbase
Sardinella Russian Fishbase
Sardinella lombuda Portuguese Fishbase
Sardinelle German Fishbase
Sardynela hiszpanska Polish Fishbase
Srdela golema Serbian Fishbase
Velika sardela Slovenian Fishbase
Φρίσσα Greek Fishbase
Synonym Author
Alosa senegalensis Bennett, 1831
Clupea allecia Rafinesque, 1810
Clupea aurovittata Swainson, 1838
Clupea venulosa Steinitz, 1927
Meletta mediterranea Valenciennes, 1847
Sardinella anchovia Valenciennes, 1847
Sardinella aurita terrasae Lozano-Rey, 1950
Sardinella aurita mediterranea (Valenciennes, 1847)
Sardinella euxina Antipa, 1906
Sardinella pinnula Bean, 1912
Sardinia pseudohispanica Poey, 1860
Clupea caeruleovittata Richardson, 1846
Clupanodon pseudohispanica (Poey, 1860)

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Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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