Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Romanogobio > Species: Romanogobio uranoscopus

Danube Gudgeon - Romanogobio uranoscopus (Agassiz, 1828)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 76 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 6145


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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

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
SKCHVU002 Slovakia Bukovské vrchy Map
SKCHVU011 Slovakia Laborecká vrchovina Map
SKCHVU033 Slovakia Veľká Fatra Map
BG0000503 Bulgaria Reka Lom Map
SI3000215 Slovenia Mura Map
ROSCI0063 Romania Defileul Jiului Map
SKUEV0243 Slovakia Orava Map
ROSCI0126 Romania Munţii Ţarcu Map
ROSCI0264 Romania Valea Izei şi Dealul Solovan Map
HUDD20054 Hungary Nyugat-Dráva Map
ROSCI0268 Romania Valea Vâlsanului Map
ROSCI0124 Romania Munţii Maramureşului Map
SKUEV0253 Slovakia Váh Map
ROSCI0232 Romania Someşul Mare Superior Map
SKUEV0006 Slovakia Latorica Map
SKUEV0238 Slovakia Veľká Fatra Map
HUHN20001 Hungary Felső-Tisza Map
SI3000220 Slovenia Drava Map
BG0001036 Bulgaria Balgarski izvor Map
BG0000282 Bulgaria Dryanovska reka Map
ROSCI0002 Romania Apuseni Map
ROSCI0208 Romania Putna - Vrancea Map
SI3000155 Slovenia Sora Škofja Loka - jez Goričane Map
ROSCI0031 Romania Cheile Nerei - Beuşniţa Map
ROSCI0122 Romania Munţii Făgăraş Map
SKUEV0234 Slovakia Ulička Map
ROSCI0069 Romania Domogled - Valea Cernei Map
SI3000237 Slovenia Poljanska Sora Log - Škofja Loka Map
ROSCI0061 Romania Defileul Crişului Negru Map
BG0000240 Bulgaria Studenets Map
SKUEV0183 Slovakia Veľkolélsky ostrov Map
ROSCI0050 Romania Crişul Repede amonte de Oradea Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
BG0000275 Bulgaria Yazovir Stamboliyski Map
BG0001040 Bulgaria Zapadna Stara planina i Predbalkan Map
BG0000308 Bulgaria Verila Map
SKUEV0090 Slovakia Dunajské luhy Map
HUBF20043 Hungary Mura mente Map
ROSCI0258 Romania Văile Brătiei şi Brătioarei Map
BG0000213 Bulgaria Tarnovski visochini Map
ROSCI0049 Romania Crişul Negru Map
ROSCI0128 Romania Nordul Gorjului de Est Map
SI3000175 Slovenia Kolpa Map
BG0000508 Bulgaria Reka Skat Map
BG0000281 Bulgaria Reka Belitsa Map
SI3000263 Slovenia Kočevsko Map
BG0000610 Bulgaria Reka Yantra Map
ROSCI0233 Romania Someşul Rece Map
BG0000216 Bulgaria Emen Map
SKUEV0229 Slovakia Bukovské vrchy Map
ROSCI0103 Romania Lunca Buzăului Map
ROSCI0109 Romania Lunca Timişului Map
ROSCI0129 Romania Nordul Gorjului de Vest Map
ROSCI0051 Romania Cuşma Map
ROSCI0227 Romania Sighişoara - Târnava Mare Map
ROSCI0132 Romania Oltul Mijlociu - Cibin - Hârtibaciu Map
ROSCI0062 Romania Defileul Crişului Repede - Pădurea Craiului Map
BG0000617 Bulgaria Reka Palakaria Map
BG0001493 Bulgaria Tsentralen Balkan - bufer Map
AT2124000 Austria Untere Lavant Map
AT1301000 Austria Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Map
ROSCI0400 Romania Şieu - Budac Map
ROSCI0363 Romania Râul Moldova între Oniceni şi Miteşti Map
ROSCI0329 Romania Oltul Superior Map
ROSCI0393 Romania Someşul Mare Map
ROSCI0316 Romania Lunca Râului Doamnei Map
ROSCI0379 Romania Râul Suceava Map
ROSCI0294 Romania Crişul Alb între Gurahonţ şi Ineu Map
HR2001070 Croatia Sutla Map
HR2000642 Croatia Kupa Map
HR2000364 Croatia Mura Map
SI3000338 Slovenia Krka s pritoki Map
SI3000376 Slovenia Savinja Celje - Zidani most Map
SI3000227 Slovenia Krka Map
AT3127000 Austria Eferdinger Becken Map
HR2001506 Croatia Sava uzvodno od Zagreba Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Chetrar Romanian Fishbase
Danube Gudgeon English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Danubian gudgeon English Fishbase
Donaugrondel Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Donaugrundling Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Dunaiskii dlinnousyi peskar Russian Fishbase
Felpillantó külló Hungarian Fishbase
Gobio del Danubio Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Góbio-do-Danúbio Portuguese Fishbase
Gobione del Danubio Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Goujon du Danube French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kielb dlugowasy Polish Fishbase
Kivitörö Finnish Fishbase
Peskar'-verkhoglyad Russian Fishbase
Pichkur dunaiskyi dovgousyi Ukrainian Fishbase
Porcusor de vad Romanian Fishbase
Steingreßling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Steingressling German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprinus uranoscopus Agassiz, 1828
Gobio frici Vladykov, 1925
Gobio uranoscopus (Agassiz, 1828)
Gobio uranoscopus frici Vladykov, 1925
Gobio uranoscopus uranoscopus (Agassiz, 1828)
Athyrium crenatum (Sommerf.) Rupr.

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
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100