Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Thymallus > Species: Thymallus arcticus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Thymallus arcticus baicalensis (Dybowski, 1874) Fishbase (2002)
Thymallus arcticus grubii Dybowski, 1869 Fishbase (2002)
Thymallus arcticus pallasi Valenciennes, 1848 Fishbase (2002)

Arctic grayling - Thymallus arcticus (Pallas, 1776)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not Applicable (IUCN)

The EUNIS species component has very limited information about this species.

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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
Arctic grayling English Fishbase
Harjus Finnish Fishbase
Harr Norwegian Fishbase
Harr Swedish Fishbase
Kharius sibirskiy Russian Fishbase
Lipen Serbian Fishbase
Lipien syberyjski Polish Fishbase
Pohjanharjus Finnish Fishbase
Siberian grayling English Fishbase
Sibirskii kharius Russian Fishbase
Stalling Danish Fishbase
Temolo Italian Fishbase
Vlagzalm Dutch Fishbase
West Siberian grayling English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Thymallus arcticus arcticus (Pallas, 1776)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Thymallus arcticus European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) 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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