Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Blenniidae > Genus: Salaria > Species: Salaria fluviatilis

Freshwater blenny - Salaria fluviatilis (Asso, 1801)

Images from the web

Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5825


The distribution map is currently disabled. A new map solution will soon become available. In the meantime, please consult other species distribution map providers listed in the Other resources panel below.

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) (Blennius fluviatilis)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Blennie fluviatile French Fishbase
Cagnetta Italian Fishbase
Ferskvandstangkvabbe Danish Fishbase
Freshwater blenny English Fishbase
Marachomba-de-água-doce Portuguese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Blennius sujefianus Risso, 1810
Salaria varus Risso, 1826
Blennius alpestris Blanchard, 1866
Blennius fluviatilis Asso, 1784
Blennius frater Bloch, 1801
Blennius vulgaris Pollini, 1816
Blennius inaequalis Valenciennes, 1836
Blennius cagnota Valenciennes, 1836
Blennius lupulus Bonaparte, 1840
Blennius anticolus Bonaparte, 1840
Ichthyocoris pollinii Bonaparte, 1846
Blennius petteri Heckel & Kner, 1858
Blennius fluviatilis Rafinesque, 1810
Blennius sujefianus Lacepède, 1800
Salarias varus Risso, 1827
Ichthyocoris varus Gervais, 1859
Salarias fluviatilis (Asso, 1801)
Blennius varus (non Pallas, 1814)

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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100