Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Percidae > Genus: Sander > Species: Sander volgensis

Volga sander - Sander volgensis (Gmelin, 1788)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5835


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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) (Stizostedion volgense)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bersh Russian Fishbase
Candát východní Czech Fishbase
Salaul vargat Romanian Fishbase
Sandacz bersz Polish Fishbase
Steinschill German Fishbase
Volga sander English Fishbase
Volga zander English Fishbase
Wolgazander German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Stizostedion volgense (Gmelin, 1788)
Perca volgensis Gmelin, 1788
Schilus pallasii Krynichi, 1832
Stizostedion volgensis (Gmelin, 1789)
Sander volgense (Gmelin, 1789)

Other resources

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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Sander volgensis European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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