Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gadiformes > Family: Gadidae > Genus: Pollachius > Species: Pollachius pollachius

Callagh - Pollachius pollachius (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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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

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Abadejo Spanish Fishbase
An mangach Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Bacalhau Portuguese Fishbase
Badexo Spanish Fishbase
Bakaliaros Greek Fishbase
Blåsej Danish Fishbase
Bleka Swedish Fishbase
Callagh English Fishbase
Coalfish English Fishbase
Colin French Fishbase
Dover hake English Fishbase
Grazniak Polish Fishbase
Green pollack English Fishbase
Greenfish English Fishbase
Juliana Portuguese Fishbase
Lieu jaune French Fishbase
Lubbe Danish Fishbase
Lýr Icelandic Fishbase
Lyr Norwegian Fishbase
Lyrtorsk Swedish Fishbase
Lythe English Fishbase
Lyur Russian Fishbase
Lyyraturska Finnish Fishbase
Margate hake English Fishbase
Merlan French Fishbase
Merluche blanche French Fishbase
Merluzzo giallo Italian Fishbase
Paloco Portuguese Fishbase
Pollack English Fishbase
Pollack German Fishbase
Pollak Dutch Fishbase
Pollak English Fishbase
Rdzawiec Polish Fishbase
Ugotica Serbian Fishbase
Witte koolvis Dutch Fishbase
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search 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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