Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Mugiliformes > Family: Mugilidae > Genus: Chelon > Species: Chelon labrosus

Lesser grey mullet - Chelon labrosus (Risso, 1826)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5599

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
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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.

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
An lannach glas Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Bâtarde French Fishbase
Chefal Romanian Fishbase
Debelousti cipelj Slovenian Fishbase
Dicklippige großlippige Meeräsche German Fishbase
Dicklippige Meeräsche German Fishbase
Dicklippige nordische Meeräsche German Fishbase
Diklippige harder Dutch Fishbase
Gráröndungur Icelandic Fishbase
Kaplat Maltese Fishbase
Labre French Fishbase
Lenket French Fishbase
Lesser grey mullet English Fishbase
Lisa Spanish Fishbase
Lissa French Fishbase
Meerâsche German Fishbase
Meil French Fishbase
Muble Spanish Fishbase
Muge noir á grosse lèvres French Fishbase
Muge noir blanc French Fishbase
Muge noir chaluc French Fishbase
Muge noir labru French Fishbase
Muggine labbrone Italian Fishbase
Mugon labru French Fishbase
Mulet à grosses lèvres French Fishbase
Mulet labeon chaluc French Fishbase
Mulet labeon lippu French Fishbase
Mulet lippu French Fishbase
Mulett Maltese Fishbase
Mulett kaplat Maltese Fishbase
Paksuhuulikeltti Finnish Fishbase
Qefulli i dimrit Albanian Fishbase
Tainha-liça Portuguese Fishbase
Thick lipped mullet English Fishbase
Thick-lipped mullet English Fishbase
Thicklip grey mullet English Fishbase
Tjockläppad multe Swedish Fishbase
Tolstogubaya kefal' Russian Fishbase
Tykkleppet multe Norwegian Fishbase
Tyklæbet multe Danish Fishbase
Ueil nègre French Fishbase
Synonym Author
Mugil labrosus Risso, 1826
Mugil chelo Cuvier, 1829
Mugil corrugatus Lowe, 1838
Mugil septentrionalis Günther, 1861
Liza chelo (Cuvier, 1829)
Mugil curtus Yarrell, 1836
Crenimugil labrosus (Risso, 1827)
Chelon chelo (Cuvier, 1829)
Mugil buosega Nardo, 1847
Mugil chelon Cuvier, 1829

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External data

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