Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gadiformes > Family: Gadidae > Genus: Melanogrammus > Species: Melanogrammus aeglefinus

Pinwiddie - Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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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

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aiglefin French Fishbase
An chadóg Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Anon French Fishbase
Arinca Portuguese Fishbase
Asinello Italian Fishbase
Bacalhau Portuguese Fishbase
Bakaliaros Greek Fishbase
Bourricot French Fishbase
Calever French Fishbase
Eglefin French Fishbase
Eglefin Romanian Fishbase
Eglefino Spanish Fishbase
Fiskekaka Swedish Fishbase
Habillot French Fishbase
Hyse Norwegian Fishbase
Kolja Finnish Fishbase
Kolja Swedish Fishbase
Kolje Norwegian Fishbase
Kuller Danish Fishbase
Lupacz Polish Fishbase
Pastel de pescado Spanish Fishbase
Pâté de poisson French Fishbase
Pinwiddie English Fishbase
Plamcak Polish Fishbase
Plamiak a. lupacz Polish Fishbase
Polpettone di pesce Italian Fishbase
Røkt hyse Norwegian Fishbase
Saint-pierre French Fishbase
Schellfisch German Fishbase
Schellfisch Suppe German Fishbase
Schelvis Dutch Fishbase
Schelvis hutspot in blik Dutch Fishbase
Schelviskkuller Dutch Fishbase
Smokie English Fishbase
Sopa de arinca Portuguese Fishbase
Sopa de eglefino Spanish Fishbase
Soupe d'églefin French Fishbase
Ugotica Serbian Fishbase
Úne French Fishbase
Viscake Dutch Fishbase
Visvlokken Dutch Fishbase
Ýsa Icelandic Fishbase
Zuppa di asinello Italian 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
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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