Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cobitidae > Genus: Cobitis > Species: Cobitis paludica

Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Bad
Mediterranean - Bad
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 168 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 5302


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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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000011 Spain Monte de El Pardo Map
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000035 Spain Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Map
ES0000053 Spain Sierra Norte de Sevilla Map
ES0000056 Spain Encinares del río Alberche y río Cofio Map
ES0000067 Spain Sierras de Demanda, Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Map
ES0000068 Spain Embalse de Orellana y Sierra de Pela Map
ES0000069 Spain Embalse de Cornalvo y Sierra Bermeja Map
ES0000070 Spain Sierra de San Pedro Map
ES0000071 Spain Llanos de Cáceres y Sierra de Fuentes Map
ES0000116 Spain Valle de Iruelas Map
ES0000138 Spain Galachos de La Alfranca de Pastriz, La Cartuja y El Burgo de Ebro Map
ES0000182 Spain Valcuerna, Serreta Negra y Liberola Map
ES0000298 Spain Matarraña - Aiguabarreix Map
ES0000299 Spain Desfiladeros del Río Jalón Map
ES0000324 Spain Embalse de Arrocampo Map
ES0000325 Spain Campiña sur - Embalse de Arroyo Conejos Map
ES0000328 Spain Embalse de Montijo Map
ES0000329 Spain Embalse de Valdecañas Map
ES0000332 Spain Llanos de Trujillo Map
ES0000333 Spain Llanos de Zorita y Embalse de Sierra Brava Map
ES0000334 Spain Sierras Centrales y Embalse de Alange Map
ES0000356 Spain Riberos del Almonte Map
ES0000367 Spain La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Map
ES0000368 Spain Río Tajo Internacional y Riberos Map
ES0000369 Spain Llanos de Alcantara y Brozas Map
ES0000370 Spain Sierra de Gata y Valle de las Pilas Map
ES0000393 Spain Azud de Badajoz Map
ES0000397 Spain Embalse de la Serena Map
ES0000398 Spain Llanos y Complejo Lagunar de la Albuera Map
ES0000399 Spain Embalse del Zujar Map
ES0000400 Spain Arrozales de Palazuelo y Guadalperales Map
ES0000407 Spain Nacimiento del Río Gevora Map
ES0000408 Spain Vegas del Ruecas, Cubilar y Moheda Alta Map
ES0000415 Spain Embalse de Alcántara Map
ES0000425 Spain Magasca Map
ES0000427 Spain Río y Pinares del Tietar Map
ES0000434 Spain Canchos de Ramiro y Ladronera Map
ES2430105 Spain Hoces del Río Mesa Map
ES4310004 Spain Dehesas de Jerez Map
ES4310009 Spain Puerto Peña - los Golondrinos Map
ES4320039 Spain Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Map
ES5140011 Spain Sistema Prelitoral meridional Map
ES6120001 Spain Cola del Embalse de Arcos Map
ES6120002 Spain Cola del Embalse de Bornos Map
ES6130002 Spain Sierras Subbéticas Map
ES6160007 Spain Sierra Mágina Map
PTCON0024 Portugal Valongo Map
PTCON0037 Portugal Monchique Map
PTCON0057 Portugal Caldeirão Map
PTZPE0004 Portugal Ria de Aveiro Map
PTZPE0037 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
PTZPE0038 Portugal Douro Internacional e Vale do Águeda Map
PTZPE0042 Portugal Tejo Internacional, Erges e Pônsul Map
PTZPE0045 Portugal Mourão/Moura/Barrancos Map
PTZPE0047 Portugal Vale do Guadiana Map
ES4310028 Spain Río Matachel Map
ES2430096 Spain Río Guadalope, Val de Fabara y Val de Pilas Map
PTCON0015 Portugal Serras d'Aire e Candeeiros Map
ES4310059 Spain Río Gevora Bajo Map
ES4160084 Spain Riberas del Río Duratón Map
ES6170031 Spain Río Guadiaro Map
PTCON0055 Portugal Dunas de Mira, Gândara e Gafanhas Map
PTCON0052 Portugal Arade / Odelouca Map
ES4110078 Spain Riberas del Río Alberche y afluentes Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTCON0044 Portugal Nisa / Lage da Prata Map
ES4170083 Spain Riberas del Río Duero y afluentes Map
ES5233009 Spain Sierra del Negrete Map
ES2430094 Spain Meandros del Ebro Map
ES4310010 Spain La Serena Map
ES4320037 Spain Sierra de Gata Map
ES4150032 Spain El Rebollar Map
PTCON0026 Portugal Rio Vouga Map
PTCON0053 Portugal Moura / Barrancos Map
ES3110005 Spain Cuenca del río Guadarrama Map
ES4180081 Spain Riberas del Río Adaja y afluentes Map
ES4310024 Spain Río Guadamez Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
ES4310026 Spain Río Guadiana Alto - Zujar Map
PTCON0011 Portugal Estuário do Sado Map
ES4310022 Spain Río Gevora Alto Map
ES6150022 Spain Rivera de Chanza Map
PTCON0031 Portugal Monfurado Map
ES4320033 Spain Rivera de los Molinos y la Torre Map
ES4320005 Spain Dehesas del Ruecas y Cubilar Map
ES4310064 Spain Río Ortiga Map
ES4150064 Spain Riberas de los Ríos Huebra, Yeltes, Uces y afluentes Map
PTCON0033 Portugal Cabrela Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES3110004 Spain Cuenca del río Manzanares Map
ES4320076 Spain Riveras de Gata y Acebo Map
ES4130065 Spain Riberas del Río Órbigo y afluentes Map
PTCON0021 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
ES2430097 Spain Río Matarranya Map
ES3110007 Spain Cuencas de los ríos Alberche y Cofio Map
ES4320031 Spain Río Tietar Map
ES4320029 Spain Río Ruecas Alto Map
PTCON0014 Portugal Serra da Estrela Map
ES3110006 Spain Vegas, cuestas y páramos del sureste de Madrid Map
ES2430104 Spain Riberas del Jalón (Bubierca - Ateca) Map
ES2420030 Spain Sabinares del Puerto de Escadón Map
ES2430100 Spain Hoces del Jalón Map
ES6130012 Spain Río Zújar Map
ES5140010 Spain Riberes i Illes de l'Ebre Map
ES3110002 Spain Cuenca del río Lozoya y Sierra Norte Map
ES4320071 Spain Ríos Alagon y Jerte Map
ES6170028 Spain Río Guadalmedina Map
ES4310020 Spain Río Ardila Bajo Map
ES4320002 Spain Cedillo y Río Tajo Internacional Map
ES3110003 Spain Cuenca del río Guadalix Map
ES2410030 Spain Serreta Negra Map
PTCON0007 Portugal S. Mamede Map
PTCON0049 Portugal Barrocal Map
ES4320072 Spain Ríos Arrago y Tralgas Map
ES4150107 Spain Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Map
ES4320038 Spain Sierra de Gredos y Valle del Jerte Map
ES4310027 Spain Río Guadiana Internacional Map
ES4320030 Spain Río Salor Map
ES4130079 Spain Riberas del Río Esla y afluentes Map
ES6130011 Spain Río Guadamatilla Map
ES4310065 Spain Río Palomillas Map
PTCON0003 Portugal Alvão / Marão Map
ES4310063 Spain Río Bembezar Map
ES4320073 Spain Rivera de Aurela Map
ES4310060 Spain Corredores de Siruela Map
PTCON0036 Portugal Guadiana Map
PTCON0022 Portugal Douro Internacional Map
ES4310015 Spain Río Alcarrache Map
ES4150085 Spain Riberas del Río Tormes y afluentes Map
PTCON0038 Portugal Ribeira de Quarteira Map
ES4310045 Spain Valdecigüeñas Map
PTCON0045 Portugal Sicó / Alvaiázere Map
PTCON0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
ES2420126 Spain Maestrazgo y Sierra de Gúdar Map
ES4310032 Spain Rivera de los Limonetes - Nogales Map
PTCON0008 Portugal Sintra / Cascais Map
ES4180070 Spain Riberas del Río Cega Map
ES4320016 Spain Río Aljucen Alto Map
ES2410084 Spain Liberola-Serreta Negra Map
PTCON0030 Portugal Caia Map
ES6130014 Spain Arroyo de Ventas Nuevas Map
ES4310023 Spain Río Guadalemar Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
PTCON0029 Portugal Cabeção Map
PTCON0027 Portugal Carregal do Sal Map
ES6150019 Spain Bajo Guadalquivir Map
ES4150121 Spain Riberas del Río Alagón y afluentes Map
ES4320018 Spain Río Almonte Map
ES4110115 Spain Valle del Tiétar Map
ES4320074 Spain Rivera de Membrio Map
ES4110114 Spain Pinares del Bajo Alberche Map
PTCON0046 Portugal Azabuxo-Leiria Map
ES4320070 Spain Río Guadalupejo Map
ES4320021 Spain Río Erjas Map
ES4310017 Spain Río Aljucén Bajo Map
ES4110097 Spain Campo Azálvaro - Pinares de Peguerinos Map
ES4310019 Spain Río Ardila Alto Map
ES2420128 Spain Estrechos del Río Mijares Map
ES6170033 Spain Ríos Guadalhorce, Fahalas y Pereilas Map
ES4310066 Spain Sierra de Maria Andres Map
ES2430081 Spain Sotos y Mejanas del Ebro Map
ES4310008 Spain Estena Map
ES4320001 Spain Canchos de Ramiro Map
PTZPE0055 Portugal Évora Map
ES4310074 Spain Arroyos Cabriles y Friegamuñoz Map
ES4310075 Spain Rivera de Taliga Map
PTCON0061 Portugal Ria de Aveiro Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Cobitis hassi)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Colmilleja Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acanthopsis taenia forma paludica De Buen, 1930
Cobitis taenia paludica Berg, 1932
Cobitis hassi Klausewitz, 1955
Cobitis paludicola (de Buen, 1930)
Acanthopsis taenia paludica de Buen, 1930
Acanthopsis taenia paludicola Berg, 1932

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea 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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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