Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Percidae > Genus: Gymnocephalus > Species: Gymnocephalus cernuus

Pope - Gymnocephalus cernuus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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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

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Acerina Italian Fishbase
Acerina Spanish Fishbase
Balos Romanian Fishbase
Firizar Romanian Fishbase
Frash French Fishbase
Gärs Swedish Fishbase
Ghelmes Romanian Fishbase
Ghibort Romanian Fishbase
Goujon-perche French Fishbase
Grémeuille French Fishbase
Grémille French Fishbase
Greuillet French Fishbase
Grimau French Fishbase
Hork Danish Fishbase
Hork Norwegian Fishbase
Jazgarz Polish Fishbase
Ježdík obecný Czech Fishbase
Kaulbarsch German Fishbase
Kiiski Finnish Fishbase
Kutt French Fishbase
Mos Romanian Fishbase
Perche goujonnière French Fishbase
Pfaffenlaus German Fishbase
Pope English Fishbase
Pos Dutch Fishbase
Roi French Fishbase
Ruff English Fishbase
Ruffe English Fishbase
Yersh obyknovennyi Russian Fishbase
Yorsz zvychainyi Ukrainian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acerina cernua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gymnocephalus (Acerina) cernua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gymnocephalus cernua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Perca cernua Linnaeus, 1758
Holocentrus post Lacepède, 1802
Cernua fluviatilis Fleming, 1828
Acerina vulgaris Cuvier, 1829
Acerina fischeri Eichwald, 1871
Acerina czekanowsü Dybowski, 1874
Acerina cernua essipovi Burmakin, 1941
Acerina cernua danubica Vladykov, 1931
Gymnocephalus cernus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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External data

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