Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gasterosteiformes > Family: Gasterosteidae > Genus: Pungitius > Species: Pungitius platygaster

Southern nine-spined stickleback - Pungitius platygaster (Kessler, 1859)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5808


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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

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Tuntitius platygaster)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ghelciu Romanian Fishbase
Mala pivdenna koluchka Ukrainian Fishbase
Malaya yuzhnaya kolyushka Russian Fishbase
Mos-cu-ghimpi Romanian Fishbase
Osar Romanian Fishbase
Palamida de balta Romanian Fishbase
Sbors Romanian Fishbase
Southern nine-spined stickleback English Fishbase
Yuzhnaya malaya kolyushka Russian Fishbase

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
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