Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Syngnathiformes > Family: Syngnathidae > Genus: Hippocampus > Species: Hippocampus guttulatus

Long-snouted seahorse - Hippocampus guttulatus Cuvier, 1829

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
Protected by 5 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code 5671

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

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) http://www.cites.org/eng
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) (Hippocampus ramulosus) http://rac-spa.org/protocol

http://rac-spa.org/sites/def...sion_ig_19_12_en.pdf
Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic ("OSPAR Convention") (OSPAR Convention) http://www.ospar.org/content...240000_000000_000000

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Caballito de mar Spanish Fishbase
Cavalluccio marino Italian Fishbase
Cheval marin French Fishbase
Dolgonosi morski konjiček Slovenian Fishbase
Hippocampe moucheté French Fishbase
Long-snouted seahorse English Fishbase
Morskii konik Ukrainian Fishbase
Moskoi konek Russian Fishbase
Seahorse English Fishbase
Seepferdchen German Fishbase
Ziemel Maltese Fishbase
Ziemel tal-bahar Maltese Fishbase
Ziemel tal-bahar halqu twil Maltese Fishbase

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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