Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Vimba > Species: Vimba vimba

Vimba - Vimba vimba (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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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

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) (Abramis vimba)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Blauwneus Dutch Fishbase
Certa Polish Fishbase
Egrez baligi Turkish Fishbase
Gadína mavromáta Greek Fishbase
Kara balik Turkish Fishbase
Lostie Romanian Fishbase
Morrunash Bulgarian Fishbase
Morunaj Bulgarian Fishbase
Morunas Romanian Fishbase
Nase German Fishbase
Nesen German Fishbase
Ogrica Slovenian Fishbase
Plavonos buborak Serbian Fishbase
Podoustev rícní Czech Fishbase
Râbet Romanian Fishbase
Russnase German Fishbase
Rybets Russian Fishbase
Scobar de Dunare Romanian Fishbase
Strandslabbi Icelandic Fishbase
Suduc Romanian Fishbase
Syrt Russian Fishbase
Syrt Ukrainian Fishbase
Syrt' Russian Fishbase
Szilvaorrú keszeg Hungarian Fishbase
Tiganca Romanian Fishbase
Vimba English Fishbase
Vimbe French Fishbase
Vimma Swedish Fishbase
Vimme Danish Fishbase
Vimpa Finnish Fishbase
Zährte German Fishbase
Zanthe English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Abramis vimba (Linnaeus, 1758)
Vimba vimba tenella (Nordmann, 1840)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea 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
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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