Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Sciaenidae > Genus: Argyrosomus > Species: Argyrosomus regius

Jewfish - Argyrosomus regius (Asso, 1801)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5557

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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
Ame Albanian Fishbase
Baulfiskur Icelandic Fishbase
Bocca d'oro Italian Fishbase
Corbina Spanish Fishbase
Corvina Portuguese Fishbase
Corvina Spanish Fishbase
Corvina-legítima Portuguese Fishbase
Grb Serbian Fishbase
Gurbell Maltese Fishbase
Gurbell rar Maltese Fishbase
Havsgös Swedish Fishbase
Jewfish English Fishbase
Kotkakala Finnish Fishbase
Maigre commun French Fishbase
Mayáticos aetós Greek Fishbase
Ombervis Dutch Fishbase
Ombra Maltese Fishbase
San agiz Turkish Fishbase
Shadefish English Fishbase
Sjenka Serbian Fishbase
Umberfisch German Fishbase
Ørnefisk Danish Fishbase
Ørnefisk Norwegian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Sciaena regius (Asso, 1801)
Sciaena aquila Cuvier, 1817
Argyrosomus regium (Asso, 1801)
Perca regia Asso, 1801
Cheilodipterus aquila Lacepède, 1803
Perca vanloo Risso, 1810
Argyrosomus procerus De la Pylaie, 1835
Johnius hololepidotus (non Lacepède, 1801)
Sciaena aquila (Lacepède, 1803)

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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