Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Chondrostoma > Species: Chondrostoma polylepis

Iberian nase - Chondrostoma polylepis Steindachner, 1865

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 44 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1116


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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

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000090 Spain Sierra Morena Map
ES0000164 Spain Sierra de Ayllón Map
ES0000165 Spain Valle y salinas del Salado Map
ES0000169 Spain Río Tajo en Castrejón, islas de Malpica de Tajo y Azután Map
ES1200023 Spain Río Eo (Asturias) Map
ES1200025 Spain Río Navia Map
ES1200029 Spain Río Nalón Map
PTZPE0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
PTZPE0007 Portugal Serra da Malcata Map
PTZPE0008 Portugal Paul do Boquilobo Map
PTCON0015 Portugal Serras d'Aire e Candeeiros Map
ES4220007 Spain Ríos Quejigal, Valdeazogues y Alcudia Map
ES4250013 Spain Rios de la margen izquierda del Tajo y berrocales del Tajo Map
ES6200004 Spain Sierras y Vega Alta del Segura y Ríos Alhárabe y Moratalla Map
ES4230016 Spain Río Júcar sobre Alarcón Map
ES4240015 Spain Valle del Tajuña en Torrecuadrada Map
PTCON0044 Portugal Nisa / Lage da Prata Map
ES4220003 Spain Ríos de la cuenca media del Guadiana y laderas vertientes Map
ES4250001 Spain Sierra de San Vicente y valles del Tiétar y Alberche Map
ES4230014 Spain Serranía de Cuenca Map
ES4240003 Spain Riberas del Henares Map
PTCON0031 Portugal Monfurado Map
PTCON0033 Portugal Cabrela Map
ES4250009 Spain Yesares del valle del Tajo Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES4240018 Spain Sierra de Altomira Map
ES4240016 Spain Alto Tajo Map
PTCON0014 Portugal Serra da Estrela Map
ES4240021 Spain Riberas de Valfermoso de Tajuña y Brihuega Map
PTCON0007 Portugal S. Mamede Map
ES4210017 Spain Lagunas de Ruidera Map
ES4230006 Spain Hoces de Alarcón Map
ES4250014 Spain Sotos del río Alberche Map
PTCON0045 Portugal Sicó / Alvaiázere Map
PTCON0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
ES4240014 Spain Quejigares de Barriopedro y Brihuega Map
ES4210016 Spain Sierra del Relumbrar y estribaciones de Alcaraz Map
PTCON0060 Portugal Serra da Lousã Map
ES4220002 Spain Sierra de Picón Map
ES4220015 Spain Sierras de Almadén - Chillón - Guadalmez Map
PTCON0029 Portugal Cabeção Map
PTCON0027 Portugal Carregal do Sal Map
PTCON0046 Portugal Azabuxo-Leiria Map
ES4250005 Spain Montes de Toledo Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Boga Portuguese Fishbase
Boga Spanish Fishbase
Boga de río Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Boga-de-boca-direita Portuguese Fishbase
Espanjannokkasärki Finnish Fishbase
Iberian nase English Fishbase
Iberian Nose English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Iberischer Näsling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Iberisk næsling Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Nase ibérique French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Chondrostoma polylepis duriensis (non Coelho, 1985)
Chondrostoma polylepis polylepis Steindachner, 1864
Pseudochondrostoma polylepis (Steindachner, 1864)

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

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