Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Rhynchocypris > Species: Rhynchocypris percnurus

Swamp minnow - Rhynchocypris percnurus Pallas, 1814

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not Applicable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 30 are designated for 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

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
PLH060048 Poland Podpakule Map
PLH140008 Poland Krogulec Map
PLH060009 Poland Jeziora Uściwierskie Map
PLH060033 Poland Dobromyśl Map
PLH220025 Poland Przywidz Map
PLH140011 Poland Ostoja Nadbużańska Map
PLH220010 Poland Hopowo Map
PLH220031 Poland Waćmierz Map
PLH300028 Poland Barłożnia Wolsztyńska Map
PLH060013 Poland Ostoja Poleska Map
PLH220091 Poland Piotrowo Map
PLH220083 Poland Wielki Klincz Map
PLH220090 Poland Nowa Sikorska Huta Map
PLH220076 Poland Mikołajki Pomorskie Map
PLH140034 Poland Poligon Rembertów Map
PLH220092 Poland Pomlewo Map
PLH220082 Poland Stary Bukowiec Map
PLH220088 Poland Dąbrówka Map
PLH220068 Poland Guzy Map
PLH220095 Poland Uroczyska Pojezierza Kaszubskiego Map
PLH220087 Poland Sztumskie Pole Map
PLH060065 Poland Pawłów Map
PLH220080 Poland Prokowo Map
PLH220074 Poland Lubieszynek Map
PLH060095 Poland Jelino Map
PLH220065 Poland Zielenina Map
PLH140038 Poland Białe Błota Map
PLH220093 Poland Wilcze Błota Map
PLH220086 Poland Szumleś Map
PLH220089 Poland Huta Dolna Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
strzebla blotna Polish Polish NRC
Strzebla przekopowa a. blotna Polish Fishbase
Sumpfelritze German Fishbase
Swamp minnow English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Phoxinus percnurus (Pallas, 1811)
Eupallasella perenurus (Pallas, 1814)
Cyprinus perenurus Pallas, 1814
Phoxinus jelskii Dybowski, 1869
Leuciscus dauricus Valenciennes, 1844
Phoxinus percnurus dauricus Dybowski, 1877
Phoxinus percnurus punctatus Benecke, 1881
Phoxinus stagnalis Warpachowski, 1886
Phoxinus sabanejewi Warpachowski, 1887
Phoxinus altus Warpachowski, 1887
Phoxinus variabilis Warpachowski, 1887
Phoxinus percnurus mantschuricus Berg, 1907
Phoxinus dybowskii Lorec & Wolski, 1910
Phoxinus percnurus sarykul Ruzskii, 1926
Phoxinus percnurus gdaniensis Berg, 1932
Phoxinus czekanowskii posnaniensis Berg, 1932
Phoxinus percnurus occidentalis Kaj, 1953
Leucaspius fischeri Sabanejew, 1871
Phoxinus perenurus dauricus Dybowski, 1877
Phoxinus laevis punctatus Benecke, 1881
Phoxinus percnurus posnaniensis Berg, 1932
Phoxinus perenurus mantschuricus Berg, 1907
Phoxinus perenurus (Pallas, 1814)
Phoxinus percnurus sachalinensis Berg, 1907

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External data

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