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

Zingel - Zingel zingel Linnaeus, 1766

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Bad
Black Sea - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 111 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1159


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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
DE7136301 Germany 'Weltenburger Enge' und 'Hirschberg und Altmühlleiten' Map
DE7136304 Germany Donauauen zwischen Ingolstadt und Weltenburg Map
DE7142301 Germany Donauauen zwischen Straubing und Vilshofen Map
DE7243302 Germany Isarmündung Map
HUFH30004 Hungary Szigetköz Map
SI3000215 Slovenia Mura Map
ROSCI0131 Romania Olteniţa - Mostiştea - Chiciu Map
SKUEV0293 Slovakia Kľúčovské rameno Map
HUDD20054 Hungary Nyugat-Dráva Map
BG0000396 Bulgaria Persina Map
HUDD20023 Hungary Tolnai Duna Map
DE6937371 Germany Naab unterhalb Schwarzenfeld und Donau von Poikam bis Regensburg Map
BG0000232 Bulgaria Batin Map
SKUEV0311 Slovakia Kačenky Map
HUDI20034 Hungary Duna és ártere Map
BG0000533 Bulgaria Ostrovi Kozloduy Map
BG0000534 Bulgaria Ostrov Chayka Map
SKUEV0006 Slovakia Latorica Map
ROSCI0012 Romania Braţul Măcin Map
HUHN20001 Hungary Felső-Tisza Map
HUHN20003 Hungary Tisza-tó Map
SKUEV0165 Slovakia Kútsky les Map
ROSCI0213 Romania Râul Prut Map
BG0000241 Bulgaria Srebarna Map
ROSCI0044 Romania Corabia - Turnu Măgurele Map
ROSCI0006 Romania Balta Mică a Brăilei Map
HUON20008 Hungary Rába és Csörnöc-völgy Map
BG0000377 Bulgaria Kalimok - Brashlen Map
CZ0624119 Czech Republic Soutok - Podluzi Map
ROSCI0251 Romania Tisa Superioară Map
HUDD20007 Hungary Kelet-Dráva Map
HUKM20016 Hungary Sebes-Körös Map
ROSCI0206 Romania Porţile de Fier Map
HUDD20032 Hungary Gemenc Map
HUKM20012 Hungary Fekete-, Fehér- és Kettős-Körös Map
BG0000335 Bulgaria Karaboaz Map
BG0000199 Bulgaria Tsibar Map
BG0000613 Bulgaria Reka Iskar Map
HUAN20004 Hungary Hernád-völgy és Sajóládi-erdő Map
ROSCI0048 Romania Crişul Alb Map
HUDD20045 Hungary Béda-Karapancsa Map
HUON20018 Hungary Őrség Map
BG0000532 Bulgaria Ostrov Bliznatsi Map
HUHN20015 Hungary Közép-Tisza Map
BG0000181 Bulgaria Reka Vit Map
BG0000497 Bulgaria Archar Map
ROSCI0104 Romania Lunca Inferioară a Crişului Repede Map
SKUEV0090 Slovakia Dunajské luhy Map
HUAN20006 Hungary Sajó-völgy Map
SKUEV0093 Slovakia Severný Bodícky kanál Map
HUBF20043 Hungary Mura mente Map
ROSCI0049 Romania Crişul Negru Map
BG0000182 Bulgaria Orsoya Map
SKUEV0393 Slovakia Dunaj Map
BG0002018 Bulgaria Ostrov Vardim Map
BG0000334 Bulgaria Ostrov Map
DE7040371 Germany Donau und Altwässer zwischen Regensburg und Straubing Map
ROSCI0065 Romania Delta Dunării Map
HUKN20031 Hungary Alsó-Tisza hullámtér Map
ROSCI0105 Romania Lunca Joasă a Prutului Map
HUBN20062 Hungary Középső-Ipoly-völgy Map
HUDD20056 Hungary Közép-Dráva Map
SKUEV0236 Slovakia Bodrog Map
BG0000614 Bulgaria Reka Ogosta Map
HUKM20008 Hungary Maros Map
ROSCI0088 Romania Gura Vedei - Şaica - Slobozia Map
DE6741371 Germany Chamb, Regentalaue und Regen zwischen Roding und Donaumündung Map
SI3000172 Slovenia Zgornja Drava s pritoki Map
BG0000610 Bulgaria Reka Yantra Map
ROSCI0045 Romania Coridorul Jiului Map
HUFH20011 Hungary Rába Map
BG0000530 Bulgaria Pozharevo - Garvan Map
ROSCI0022 Romania Canaralele Dunării Map
HUBN20069 Hungary Kesznyéteni Sajó-öböl Map
ROSCI0064 Romania Defileul Mureşului Map
ROSCI0108 Romania Lunca Mureşului Inferior Map
DE7447371 Germany Donau von Kachlet bis Jochenstein mit Inn- und Ilzmündung Map
ROSCI0109 Romania Lunca Timişului Map
ROSCI0162 Romania Lunca Siretului Inferior Map
HUKM20017 Hungary Hármas-Körös Map
BG0000498 Bulgaria Vidbol Map
BG0000529 Bulgaria Marten - Ryahovo Map
ROSCI0132 Romania Oltul Mijlociu - Cibin - Hârtibaciu Map
AT1218000 Austria Machland Süd Map
AT2213000 Austria Steirische Grenzmur mit Gamlitzbach und Gnasbach Map
AT1205A00 Austria Wachau Map
AT1114813 Austria Südburgenländisches Hügel- und Terrassenland Map
AT1301000 Austria Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Map
AT3122000 Austria Oberes Donau- und Aschachtal Map
AT1219000 Austria Niederösterreichische Alpenvorlandflüsse Map
AT2208000 Austria Lafnitztal - Neudauer Teiche Map
AT1217A00 Austria Strudengau - Nibelungengau Map
AT1216000 Austria Tullnerfelder Donau-Auen Map
AT1122916 Austria Lafnitztal Map
AT1202000 Austria March-Thaya-Auen Map
AT1204000 Austria Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Map
ROSCI0370 Romania Râul Mureş între Lipova şi Păuliş Map
BG0000631 Bulgaria Novo selo Map
SKUEV1293 Slovakia Kľúčovské rameno Map
HR5000014 Croatia Gornji tok Drave (od Donje Dubrave do Terezinog polja) Map
HR2001308 Croatia Donji tok Drave Map
HR2001311 Croatia Sava nizvodno od Hrušćice Map
HR2000394 Croatia Kopački rit Map
HR2000364 Croatia Mura Map
HR2000372 Croatia Dunav - Vukovar Map
HR2001307 Croatia Drava - akumulacije Map
HR5000015 Croatia Srednji tok Drave (od Terezinog polja do Donjeg Miholjca) Map
HR2001309 Croatia Dunav S od Kopačkog rita Map
AT3132000 Austria Machland Nord Map
AT3127000 Austria Eferdinger Becken Map
DE7625311 Germany Donau zwischen Munderkingen und Ulm und nördliche Iller Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Apron Swedish Fishbase
Cep Slovenian Fishbase
Chop Russian Fishbase
Czop czarny Polish Fishbase
Drsek vetši Czech Fishbase
Fusar mare Romanian Fishbase
Magyar bucó Hungarian Fishbase
Peste cu douna nume Romanian Fishbase
Pietrar Romanian Fishbase
Tschop Russian Fishbase
Tsingeli Finnish Fishbase
Uretenarka Bulgarian Fishbase
Veliki vretenac Serbian Fishbase
Zingel Danish Fishbase
Zingel English Fishbase
Zingel German Fishbase
Zingel Norwegian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Perca zingel Linnaeus, 1766
Aspro zingel (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF search 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

External data

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