Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Coregonus > Species: Coregonus maraena

Coregonus maraena (Bloch, 1779)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • coastal
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 5068


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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
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Älvsik Swedish Fishbase
Maräne German Fishbase
Ostseeschnäpel German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Salmo maranea Bloch, 1779
Coregonus lloydii Günther, 1866
Coregonus lapponicus Günther, 1866
Coregonus maraena pommerana Thienemann, 1916
Coregonus lavaretus vaettenrensis Thienemann, 1921
Coregonus lavaretus forma baltica Thienemann, 1922
Coregonus holsatus forma vigrensis Thienemann, 1916
Coregonus amnipetens Freidenfeldt, 1928
Coregonus lavaretus mediospinatus Pravdin, 1931
Coregonus lavaretus bergi Pravdin, 1931
Coregonus lavaretus vygensis Pravdin, 1948
Coregonus lavaretus maraena (Bloch, 1779)
Coregonus lavaretus vaetterensis Thienemann, 1921
Coregonus lavaretus baltica Thienemann, 1922
Coregonus holsatus vigrensis Litynski, 1923

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Coregonus maraena
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