Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Pleuronectiformes > Family: Soleidae > Genus: Pegusa > Species: Pegusa lascaris

French sole - Pegusa lascaris (Risso, 1810)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5781

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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
Acedía de arena Spanish Fishbase
Franse tong Dutch Fishbase
French sole English Fishbase
Gafo Portuguese Fishbase
Gjuhez deti Albanian Fishbase
Lascar English Fishbase
Lenguado Spanish Fishbase
Lenguado de arena Spanish Fishbase
Linguado de areia Portuguese Fishbase
Linguado-da-areia Portuguese Fishbase
Linguado-preto Portuguese Fishbase
Linguado-serrano Portuguese Fishbase
List bradavkar Serbian Fishbase
Macaca Portuguese Fishbase
Sand sole English Fishbase
Sandtunge Danish Fishbase
Sogliola del porro Italian Fishbase
Sola laskara Polish Fishbase
Sole-pole French Fishbase
Sole-verrue French Fishbase
Sortija Spanish Fishbase
Zandtong Dutch Fishbase
Synonym Author
Solea lascaris (Risso, 1810)
Pleuronectes lascaris Risso, 1810
Solea scriba Valenciennes, 1837
Solea aurantiaca Günther, 1862
Solea vermeuleni Metzelaar, 1919
Solea brasiliensis Kaup, 1858

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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