Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gadiformes > Family: Gadidae > Genus: Trisopterus > Species: Trisopterus minutus

Poor cod - Trisopterus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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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
Asinello Italian Fishbase
Bacaliaráki syko Greek Fishbase
Bakkaljaw Maltese Fishbase
Busbano Italian Fishbase
Capailla French Fishbase
Capelan de france French Fishbase
Capelan de Mediterranée French Fishbase
Capelin French Fishbase
Capella Spanish Fishbase
Capellan Spanish Fishbase
Cappellano Italian Fishbase
Dvergporskur Icelandic Fishbase
Dwergbolk Dutch Fishbase
Faneca menor Spanish Fishbase
Fanecao Portuguese Fishbase
Figarotto Italian Fishbase
Fíghi Greek Fishbase
Glyse Danish Fishbase
Glyskolja Swedish Fishbase
Karlik Polish Fishbase
Mankana Maltese Fishbase
Merluzzetta Italian Fishbase
Merluzzo cappellano Italian Fishbase
Mezgit Turkish Fishbase
Mol Serbian Fishbase
Molič Slovenian Fishbase
Mollera Spanish Fishbase
Mormoro Italian Fishbase
Pesce mudo Italian Fishbase
Peshk lakuriq Albanian Fishbase
Petit tacaud French Fishbase
Pikkuturska Finnish Fishbase
Poor cod English Fishbase
Sipika Russian Fishbase
Syko Greek Fishbase
Sypike Norwegian Fishbase
Ugotica mala Serbian Fishbase
Zwergdorsch German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gadus minutus Linnaeus, 1758
Gadulus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Trisopterus minutus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Trisopterus minutus capelanus Lacepède, 1800
Gadus capelanus Lacepède, 1800
Gadus tacaud Lacepède, 1800
Morua capelanus Risso, 1827
Brachygadus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other resources

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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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