Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Scorpaeniformes > Family: Triglidae > Genus: Chelidonichthys > Species: Chelidonichthys gurnardus

Grey gurnard - Chelidonichthys gurnardus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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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

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Benekli kirlangiç Turkish Fishbase
Borracho Spanish Fishbase
Cabra morena Portuguese Fishbase
Cabra-morena Portuguese Fishbase
Capone gorno Italian Fishbase
Crego Spanish Fishbase
Gallina Maltese Fishbase
Gallina griza Maltese Fishbase
Gjel gri Albanian Fishbase
Gnoding Swedish Fishbase
Grå knurhane Danish Fishbase
Grauer Knurrhahn German Fishbase
Grauwe poon Dutch Fishbase
Grey gurnard English Fishbase
Grondin gris French Fishbase
Kapóni Greek Fishbase
Kappun tar-ramel Maltese Fishbase
Kirlangiç Turkish Fishbase
Knor Norwegian Fishbase
Knorrhane Swedish Fishbase
Knot Swedish Fishbase
Knurr Norwegian Fishbase
Knurrfisk Norwegian Fishbase
Knurrhahn German Fishbase
Kokot Serbian Fishbase
Kurek szary Polish Fishbase
Kyhmykurnusimppu Finnish Fishbase
Lastavica Serbian Fishbase
Lastavica prasica Serbian Fishbase
Obyknovennyi morskoi petukh Russian Fishbase
Perlon Spanish Fishbase
Pesce capone Italian Fishbase
Rubios Spanish Fishbase
Ruivo Portuguese Fishbase
Trigla Maltese Fishbase
Trilja (prasica) Serbian Fishbase
Urrari Icelandic Fishbase
Vanlig knurr Norwegian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Trigla gurnardus Linnaeus, 1758
Trigla milvus Lacepède, 1801
Eutrigla gurnardus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eutriglia gurnardus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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