Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Hucho > Species: Hucho hucho

Danube - Hucho hucho (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 82 are designated for this species
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1105

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
DE7142301 Germany Donauauen zwischen Straubing und Vilshofen Map
DE7243302 Germany Isarmündung Map
DE7341301 Germany Unteres Isartal zwischen Niederviehbach und Landau Map
DE7431301 Germany Lechauen nördlich Augsburg Map
DE7537301 Germany Isarauen von Unterföhring bis Landshut Map
DE7635301 Germany Ampertal Map
DE8127301 Germany Illerdurchbruch zwischen Reicholzried und Lautrach Map
DE8329301 Germany Wertachdurchbruch Map
DE8331302 Germany Ammer vom Alpenrand b. zum NSG 'Vogelfreistätte Ammersee-Südufer' Map
DE8433301 Germany Karwendel mit Isar Map
HUFH30004 Hungary Szigetköz Map
SKCHVU013 Slovakia Malá Fatra Map
SKUEV0243 Slovakia Orava Map
ROSCI0010 Romania Bistriţa Aurie Map
DE7045371 Germany Oberlauf des Regens und Nebenbäche Map
DE8034371 Germany Oberes Isartal Map
ROSCI0124 Romania Munţii Maramureşului Map
SKUEV0338 Slovakia Plavečské štrkoviská Map
SKUEV0253 Slovakia Váh Map
DE7631371 Germany Lechauen zwischen Königsbrunn und Augsburg Map
DE8234372 Germany Loisach Map
HUHN20001 Hungary Felső-Tisza Map
ROSCI0251 Romania Tisa Superioară Map
SI3000155 Slovenia Sora Škofja Loka - jez Goričane Map
SKUEV0382 Slovakia Turiec a Blatnický potok Map
DE8334371 Germany Loisach-Kochelsee-Moore Map
SI3000237 Slovenia Poljanska Sora Log - Škofja Loka Map
DE8234371 Germany Moore um Penzberg Map
SI3000201 Slovenia Nakelska Sava Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
SKUEV0090 Slovakia Dunajské luhy Map
DE7246371 Germany Ilz-Talsystem Map
DE7625341 Germany Donautal bei Ulm Map
SI3000262 Slovenia Sava - Medvode - Kresnice Map
SI3000175 Slovenia Kolpa Map
DE7040371 Germany Donau und Altwässer zwischen Regensburg und Straubing Map
SKUEV0303 Slovakia Alúvium Hrona Map
SKUEV0309 Slovakia Poprad Map
DE8131371 Germany Lech zwischen Hirschau und Landsberg mit Auen und Leiten Map
DE6741371 Germany Chamb, Regentalaue und Regen zwischen Roding und Donaumündung Map
SI3000263 Slovenia Kočevsko Map
DE7744371 Germany Salzach und Unterer Inn Map
ROSCI0196 Romania Pietrosul Broştenilor - Cheile Zugrenilor Map
SKUEV0337 Slovakia Pieniny Map
SI3000271 Slovenia Ljubljansko barje Map
DE7631372 Germany Lech zwischen Landsberg und Königsbrunn mit Auen und Leite Map
SI3000059 Slovenia Mirna Map
PLB300012 Poland Puszcza nad Gwdą Map
AT1218000 Austria Machland Süd Map
AT3223000 Austria Salzachauen, Salzburg Map
AT2111000 Austria Völkermarkter Stausee Map
AT2213000 Austria Steirische Grenzmur mit Gamlitzbach und Gnasbach Map
AT2124000 Austria Untere Lavant Map
AT2114000 Austria Obere Drau Map
AT2236000 Austria Ober- und Mittellauf der Mur mit Puxer Auwald, Puxer Wand und Gulsen Map
AT1205A00 Austria Wachau Map
AT3118000 Austria Salzachauen Map
AT3110000 Austria Ettenau Map
AT2133000 Austria Guntschacher Au Map
AT2120000 Austria Schütt - Graschelitzen Map
AT3122000 Austria Oberes Donau- und Aschachtal Map
AT1219000 Austria Niederösterreichische Alpenvorlandflüsse Map
AT2116000 Austria Görtschacher Moos - Obermoos im Gailtal Map
AT1217A00 Austria Strudengau - Nibelungengau Map
AT1216000 Austria Tullnerfelder Donau-Auen Map
AT3105000 Austria Unterer Inn Map
AT1204000 Austria Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Map
AT2225000 Austria Demmerkogel-Südhänge, Wellinggraben mit Sulm-, Saggau- und Laßnitzabschnitten und Pößnitzbach Map
SKUEV0665 Slovakia Strečnianske meandre Váhu Map
SKUEV1303 Slovakia Alúvium Hrona Map
HR2001351 Croatia Područje oko Kupice Map
HR2000642 Croatia Kupa Map
HR2000463 Croatia Dolina Une Map
SI3000309 Slovenia Savinja Grušovlje - Petrovče Map
SI3000338 Slovenia Krka s pritoki Map
SI3000291 Slovenia Ljubljanica - Gradaščica - Mali Graben Map
SI3000111 Slovenia Savinja pri Šentjanžu Map
SI3000227 Slovenia Krka Map
SI3000067 Slovenia Savinja - Letuš Map
SI3000109 Slovenia Savinja pri Žalcu Map
AT3137000 Austria Unteres Steyr- und Ennstal Map
AT3139000 Austria Unteres Trauntal - Erweiterung Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alabalik türü Turkish Fishbase
Danube English Fishbase
Donaulaks Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Donaulaks Norwegian Fishbase
Donaulax Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Donauzalm Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Dunai galóca Hungarian Fishbase
Dunaiskii losos Russian Fishbase
Dunaiskiy taimen Russian Fishbase
Glowacica Polish Fishbase
Glowacica dunajska Polish Fishbase
Hlavatka obecná Czech Fishbase
Huchen English Fishbase
Huchen German Fishbase
Huchon French Fishbase
Huchon du Danube French Fishbase
Lostrita Romanian Fishbase
Mladica Serbian Fishbase
Puica Romanian Fishbase
Salmâo do Danúbio Portuguese Fishbase
Salmón del Danubio Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Salmone del Danubio Italian Fishbase
Saumon du Danube French Fishbase
Sibirischer Huchen German Fishbase
Storione ladano Italian Fishbase
Sulec Slovenian Fishbase
Taimen' Russian Fishbase
Tonavanjokilohi Finnish Fishbase
Tonavanjokinieriä Finnish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Hucho germanorum Günther, 1866
Hucho taimen Berg, 1909
Salmo hucho Linnaeus, 1758
Salmo lossos Günther, 1866
Salmo schiefermulleri Bloch, 1782
Salvelinus taimen Berg, 1909
Trutta fluviatilis Marsilius, 1726
Trutta piscinaria Gessner, 1575
Salvelinus hucho (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100