Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Stichaeidae > Genus: Chirolophis > Species: Chirolophis ascanii

Yarrell's blenny - Chirolophis ascanii (Walbaum 1792)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5604

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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.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

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
Buschträger German Fishbase
Buskhoved Danish Fishbase
Hornkvabbe Norwegian Fishbase
Kambhríslingur Icelandic Fishbase
Piórkosz Polish Fishbase
Stachelrücken German Fishbase
Tångsnärta Swedish Fishbase
Yarrell's blenny English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Blenniops ascanii (Walbaum, 1792)
Blennius ascanii Walbaum, 1792
Blennius pennantii Jenyns, 1835
Blennius yarellii Valenciennes, 1836
Carelophus ascanii (Walbaum, 1792)
Carelophus stroemii (Valenciennes, 1836)
Centronotus brosme (Schneider, 1801)
Chirolophus ascani (Walbaum, 1792)
Chriolophis ascanii (Walbaum, 1792)
Gunnellus stroemii (Valenciennes, 1836)
Blennius palmicornis (non Cuvier, 1816)
Blennius galerita (non Linnaeus, 1766)
Chirolophis galerita (non Linnaeus, 1758)

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External data

No external data sets available for this species
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