Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Gobiidae > Genus: Pomatoschistus > Species: Pomatoschistus minutus

Common goby - Pomatoschistus minutus (Pallas, 1770)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 2551


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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

Not available

Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Babka mala Polish Fishbase
Bourgette French Fishbase
Caboz-de-areia Portuguese Fishbase
Cabuxino Spanish Fishbase
Common goby English Fishbase
Dikkopje Dutch Fishbase
Gabuxino Spanish Fishbase
Ghiozzetto minuto Italian Fishbase
Gobio de arena Spanish Fishbase
Hietatokko Finnish Fishbase
Mac siobháin gainimh Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Malyi bychok-bubyr Russian Fishbase
Mazzun tar-ramel Maltese Fishbase
Peščeni glavaček Slovenian Fishbase
Sand goby English Fishbase
Sandgrundel German Fishbase
Sandkühling German Fishbase
Sandküling German Fishbase
Sandkutling Danish Fishbase
Sandkutling Norwegian Fishbase
Sandstubb Swedish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gobius minunutus Pallas, 1770
Gobius unipunctatus Parnell, 1838
Gobius ekströmi Günther, 1861
Gobius elongatus Canestrini, 1861
Gobius cobitiformis Kessler, 1874
Gobius taalmankipii Hubrecht, 1878
Gobius minutus major Heincke, 1880
Gobius minutus guitelli La Danois, 1913
Gobius minutus Pallas, 1770
Pomatoschistus minutus elongatus (Canestrini, 1862)
Gobius gracilis Jenyns, 1835
Gobius gracilis Cabrera, 1868
Gobius ekstromii Günther, 1861
Pomatoschistus minutus minutus (Pallas, 1770)

Other resources

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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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