Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Labridae > Genus: Centrolabrus > Species: Centrolabrus exoletus

Rock cook - Centrolabrus exoletus (Linnaeus 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5589

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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
Bergnebb Norwegian Fishbase
Centrolabro Spanish Fishbase
Grässnultra Swedish Fishbase
Gressgylt Norwegian Fishbase
Jaskron Polish Fishbase
Kleinmäuliger Lippfisch German Fishbase
Levähuulikala Finnish Fishbase
Petite vieille French Fishbase
Porredano Spanish Fishbase
Rock cook English Fishbase
Small-mouthed wrasse English Fishbase
Småmundet Gylte Danish Fishbase
Tordo Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acantholabrus exoletus (Linnaeus 1758)
Acantholabrus microstoma (Thompson 1837)
Crenilabrus exoletus (Linnaeus 1758)
Crenilabrus microstoma (Thompson 1837)
Labrus exoletus Linnaeus 1758
Labrus pentacanthus Lacepède 1801

Other resources

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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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