Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Chondrostoma > Species: Chondrostoma nasus

Undermouth - Chondrostoma nasus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 2508


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alonge French Fishbase
Ame noire French Fishbase
Boga-do-Danúbio Portuguese Fishbase
Écrivain French Fishbase
Hotu French Fishbase
Kababurun baligi Turkish Fishbase
Mate-negre Romanian Fishbase
Mulet French Fishbase
Nase French Fishbase
Nase German Fishbase
Nasling German Fishbase
Näsling Swedish Fishbase
Nesling Norwegian Fishbase
Njile e prespes Albanian Fishbase
Njile malore Albanian Fishbase
Nokkasärki Finnish Fishbase
Noskarp Swedish Fishbase
Næse Danish Fishbase
Næsling Danish Fishbase
Ostroretka stehovavá Czech Fishbase
Paduc Hungarian Fishbase
Podete Romanian Fishbase
Podust Russian Fishbase
Podust Serbian Fishbase
Podust Slovenian Fishbase
Podusta Polish Fishbase
Podut Romanian Fishbase
Savetta Italian Fishbase
Scobai Romanian Fishbase
Scobar Bulgarian Fishbase
Scobar Romanian Fishbase
Skobar Bulgarian Fishbase
Skobust Macedonian Fishbase
Sneep Dutch Fishbase
Swinka Polish Fishbase
Syrtis Greek Fishbase
Undermouth English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprinus nasus Linnaeus, 1758
Chondrostomus nasus auratus Schäfer 1844
Chondrostoma caerulescens Blanchard, 1866
Chondrostoma nasus hernadiensis Jeitteles, 1862
Chondrostoma nasus borysthenicum Berg, 1914
Chondrostoma nasus ohridanum Karaman, 1924
Chondrostoma nasus lumi Poljakov, Filipi & Basho, 1958
Chondrostoma nasus taeniata Fatio, 1882
Chondrostoma nasus macrolepidotus Veesenmayer, 1884
Chondrostoma nasus borysthenica Dybowski, 1900
Chondrostoma nasus angorensis (non Elvira, 1987)
Chondrostoma nasus nasus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chondrostoma ohridanum Karaman, 1924
Chondrostoma nasus ohridanus Karaman, 1924

Other resources

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Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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