Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Percidae > Genus: Zingel > Species: Zingel asper

Apron - Zingel asper (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Critically Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1158


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Apron English Fishbase
Apron French Fishbase
Asper English Fishbase
Asper French Fishbase
Pietrar Romanian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Aspro asper Linnaeus, 1758
Aspro vulgaris Cuvier, 1828
Perca asper Linnaeus, 1758
Aspro apron Siebold, 1863

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

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2008-02-27 France rapport France Zingel asper
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