Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cyprinodontiformes > Family: Cyprinodontidae > Genus: Aphanius > Species: Aphanius fasciatus

Mediterranean Toothcarp - Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1821)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 133 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1152

Distribution

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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
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
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
GR1110006 Greece DELTA EVROU Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR1220005 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA ANGELOCHORIOU Map
GR1220010 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS Map
GR1260002 Greece EKVOLES POTAMOU STRYMONA Map
GR1270004 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA AGIOU MAMA Map
GR2120005 Greece YGROTOPOS EKVOLON KALAMA KAI NISOS PRASOUDI Map
GR2230001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA ANTINIOTI (KERKYRA) Map
GR2240001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSES STENON LEFKADAS (PALIONIS - AVLIMON) KAI ALYKES LEFKADAS Map
GR2320001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KALOGRIAS, DASOS STROFYLIAS KAI ELOS LAMIAS, ARAXOS Map
IT3250031 Italy Laguna superiore di Venezia Map
IT3250033 Italy Laguna di Caorle - Foce del Tagliamento Map
IT3250041 Italy Valle Vecchia - Zumelle - Valli di Bibione Map
IT3320037 Italy Laguna di Marano e Grado Map
IT3330005 Italy Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona Map
IT3330006 Italy Valle Cavanata e Banco Mula di Muggia Map
IT3330007 Italy Cavana di Monfalcone Map
IT4060002 Italy Valli di Comacchio Map
IT4060003 Italy Vene di Bellocchio, Sacca di Bellocchio, Foce del Fiume Reno, Pineta di Bellocchio Map
IT4060004 Italy Valle Bertuzzi, Valle Porticino - Canneviè Map
IT4060005 Italy Sacca di Goro, Po di Goro, Valle Dindona, Foce del Po di Volano Map
IT4060007 Italy Bosco di Volano Map
IT4070003 Italy Pineta di San Vitale, Bassa del Pirottolo Map
IT4070004 Italy Pialasse Baiona, Risega e Pontazzo Map
IT4070005 Italy Pineta di Casalborsetti, Pineta Staggioni, Duna di Porto Corsini Map
IT4070006 Italy Pialassa dei Piomboni, Pineta di Punta Marina Map
IT4070007 Italy Salina di Cervia Map
IT4070008 Italy Pineta di Cervia Map
IT4070009 Italy Ortazzo, Ortazzino, Foce del Torrente Bevano Map
IT5120017 Italy Lago e Padule di Massacciuccoli Map
IT5160010 Italy Padule Orti - Bottagone Map
IT5170002 Italy Selva Pisana Map
IT51A0011 Italy Padule di Diaccia Botrona Map
IT51A0013 Italy Padule della Trappola, Bocca d'Ombrone Map
IT51A0014 Italy Pineta Granducale dell'Uccellina Map
IT51A0026 Italy Laguna di Orbetello Map
IT51A0033 Italy Lago di Burano Map
IT6010026 Italy Saline di Tarquinia Map
IT6030005 Italy Comprensorio Tolfetano-Cerite-Manziate Map
IT6040015 Italy Parco Nazionale del Circeo Map
ITA010001 Italy Isole dello Stagnone di Marsala Map
ITA010007 Italy Saline di Trapani Map
ITA010021 Italy Saline di Marsala Map
ITA030008 Italy Capo Peloro - Laghi di Ganzirri Map
ITA050001 Italy Biviere e Macconi di Gela Map
ITA070001 Italy Foce del Fiume Simeto e Lago Gornalunga Map
ITA090003 Italy Pantani della Sicilia sud orientale Map
ITB034001 Italy Stagno di S'Ena Arrubia Map
ITB034004 Italy Corru S'Ittiri, stagno di S. Giovanni e Marceddì Map
ITB034005 Italy Stagno di Pauli Majori Map
ITB034006 Italy Stagno di Mistras Map
ITB034007 Italy Stagno di Sale E' Porcus Map
ITB034008 Italy Stagno di Cabras Map
ITB044002 Italy Saline di Molentargius Map
ITB044003 Italy Stagno di Cagliari Map
MT0000006 Malta Is-Simar (limiti ta' San Pawl il-Bahar) Map
MT0000015 Malta L-Inhawi tal-Ghadira Map
GR2520003 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA MOUSTOU Map
SI3000240 Slovenia Sečoveljske soline in estuarij Dragonje Map
ITB040019 Italy Stagni di Colostrai e delle Saline Map
ITA010028 Italy Stagnone di Marsala e Saline di Trapani - area marina e terrestre Map
FR9402010 France Baie de Stagnolu, golfu di Sognu, Golfe de Porto-Vecchio Map
ITB030033 Italy Stagno di Pauli Maiori di Oristano Map
FR9400591 France Plateau de Pertusato/ Bonifacio et îles Lavezzi Map
FR9400586 France Embouchure du Stabiaccu, Domaine Public Maritime et îlot Ziglione Map
GR1220012 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA EPANOMIS KAI THALASSIA PARAKTIA ZONI Map
ITA090029 Italy Pantani della Sicilia sud-orientale, Morghella, di Marzamemi, di Punta Pilieri e Vendicari Map
IT9110015 Italy Duna e Lago di Lesina - Foce del Fortore Map
ITB030036 Italy Stagno di Cabras Map
GR1150010 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
MT0000007 Malta Is-Salini Map
GR2140001 Greece EKVOLES ACHERONTA (APO GLOSSA EOS ALONAKI) KAI STENA ACHERONTA Map
ITA050012 Italy Torre Manfria, Biviere e Piana di Gela Map
MT0000023 Malta Il-Maghluq tal-Bahar ta' Marsaskala Map
ITB040017 Italy Stagni di Murtas e S'Acqua Durci Map
IT6040012 Italy Laghi Fogliano, Monaci, Caprolace e Pantani dell'Inferno Map
FR9400615 France Delta de l'Oso, punta di Benedettu et Mura dell'Unda Map
GR2120001 Greece EKVOLES (DELTA) KALAMA Map
IT3250046 Italy Laguna di Venezia Map
FR9400581 France Étang de Palo et cordon dunaire Map
GR2330006 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KOTYCHI, BRINIA Map
GR1130009 Greece LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
ITA010026 Italy Fondali dell'isola dello Stagnone di Marsala Map
FR9400607 France Baie de San Ciprianu : étangs d'Arasu et îles San Ciprianu et ilot Cornuta Map
GR4110004 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI Map
IT8030018 Italy Lago di Patria Map
IT9110037 Italy Laghi di Lesina e Varano Map
ITB042223 Italy Stagno di Santa Caterina Map
FR9400580 France Marais del Sale, zones humides périphériques et forêt littorale de Pinia Map
ITB040025 Italy Promontorio, dune e zona umida di Porto Pino Map
FR9400606 France Pinarellu : dunes et étangs de Padulatu et Padulatu Tortu Map
ITA050004 Italy Monte Capodarso e Valle del Fiume Imera Meridionale Map
ITB042226 Italy Stagno di Porto Botte Map
ITB010011 Italy Stagno di San Teodoro Map
IT9110001 Italy Isola e Lago di Varano Map
GR2230002 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KORISSION (KERKYRA) Map
SI3000252 Slovenia Škocjanski zatok Map
ITA070029 Italy Biviere di Lentini, tratto mediano e foce del Fiume Simeto e area antistante la foce Map
ITA080008 Italy Contrada Religione Map
ITB043035 Italy Costa e Entroterra tra Punta Cannoni e Punta delle Oche - Isola di San Pietro Map
GR1220002 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI - AXIOUPOLI Map
ITA030042 Italy Monti Peloritani, Dorsale Curcuraci, Antennamare e area marina dello stretto di Messina Map
IT9130004 Italy Mar Piccolo Map
IT51A0032 Italy Duna del Lago di Burano Map
IT9150011 Italy Alimini Map
SI3000238 Slovenia Strunjanske soline s Stjužo Map
GR2310001 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU, EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS Map
ITA080001 Italy Foce del Fiume Irminio Map
ITB030016 Italy Stagno di S'Ena Arrubia e territori limitrofi Map
ITB030032 Italy Stagno di Corru S'Ittiri Map
FR9400571 France Étang de Biguglia Map
ITB040027 Italy Isola di San Pietro Map
IT3340006 Italy Carso Triestino e Goriziano Map
ITB040023 Italy Stagno di Cagliari, Saline di Macchiareddu, Laguna di Santa Gilla Map
ITB030037 Italy Stagno di Santa Giusta Map
ITB040022 Italy Stagno di Molentargius e territori limitrofi Map
ITB030034 Italy Stagno di Mistras di Oristano Map
IT9110038 Italy Paludi presso il Golfo di Manfredonia Map
ITB043025 Italy Stagni di Colostrai Map
IT6040013 Italy Lago di Sabaudia Map
GR1110007 Greece DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS Map
GR1250004 Greece ALYKI KITROUS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
ITB010002 Italy Stagno di Pilo e di Casaraccio Map
IT51A0031 Italy Lago di Burano Map
ITB030035 Italy Stagno di Sale 'e Porcus Map
IT51A0039 Italy Padule della Trappola, Bocca d'Ombrone Map
HR3000430 Croatia Pantan Map
HR2001384 Croatia Solana Dinjiška Map
HR3000450 Croatia Solana Pag Map
HR3000167 Croatia Solana Ston Map
HR3000421 Croatia Solana Nin Map
HR2001359 Croatia Otok Rab Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) http://rac-spa.org/protocol

http://rac-spa.org/sites/def...sion_ig_19_12_en.pdf

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aphanius de Corse French Fishbase
Buzaqq Maltese Fishbase
Celiku Albanian Fishbase
Cyprinodonte d'Europe du Sud French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Dislisazancik baligi Turkish Fishbase
Fartet sudeuropeo Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Mediterranean Toothcarp English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Mittelmeerkärpfling German Fishbase
Nono Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Obrvan Serbian Fishbase
Solinarka Slovenian Fishbase
South European Toothcarp English Fishbase
Sydeuropæisk Tandkarpe Danish Fishbase
Zebrakärpfling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Atherina marmorata Risso, 1810
Lebias fasciata Valenciennes, 1821
Aphanius nanus Nardo, 1827
Lebias lineato-punctata Wagner, 1828
Lebias sarda Wagner, 1828
Poecilia calaritana Cuvier, 1829
Lebias flava Costa, 1838
Cyprinodon hammonis Valenciennes, 1846
Lebias nigropunctata Schinz, 1840
Cyprinodon cyanogaster Guichenot, 1859
Cyprinodon doliatus Guichenot, 1859
Micromugil timidus Gulia, 1861
Micromugil macrogaster Gulia, 1861
Cyprinodon desioi Gianferrari, 1932
Lebias calaritana (Cuvier, 1829)
Lebias caleritana (Cuvier, 1829)
Cyprinodon calaritanus (Cuvier, 1829)
Cyprinodon fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1821)
Aphanius calaritanus (Cuvier, 1829)
Lebias calaritanus (Cuvier, 1829)
Aphanius nonus Nardo, 1827
Cyprinodon moseas Valenciennes, 1846
Cyprinodon ammonis (Valenciennes , 1846)
Cyprinodon dispar (non Rüppell, 1828)
Cyprinodon desioi (non Gianferrari, 1933)
Aphanius sarda (Wagner, 1828)
Aphanius nigropunctata (Bonaparte, 1841)
Aphanius moseas (Valenciennes, 1846)
Aphanius lineatopunctatus (Wagner, 1828)
Aphanius timidus (Gulia, 1861)
Aphanius hammonis (Valenciennes, 1846)
Aphanius flavus (Costa, 1838)
Aphanius doliatus (Guichenot, 1859)
Aphanius cyanogaster (Guichenot, 1859)
Ciprinoides nanofasciatus Nardo, 1824
Aphanius fasciatus Nardo, 1827

Other resources

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

External data

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

One item found.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Lazio 2012-05-09 2012-12-31 data not available. Capture No evidence of a significant impact
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