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

Southwesteuropean Nose - Chondrostoma toxostoma (Vallot, 1837)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Lower Risk: Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 64 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1126


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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 2007-2012 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
ES0000143 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel y Ría de Ajo Map
ES0000159 Spain ZEPA hoces del Cabriel, Guadazaón y ojos de Moya Map
ES0000162 Spain Serranía de Cuenca Map
ES0000212 Spain Sierra de Martés-Muela de Cortes Map
ES0000245 Spain Valderejo-Árcena mendilerroa / Valderejo-Sierra de Árcena Map
ES0000246 Spain Arabako hegoaldeko mendilerroak / Sierras meridionales de Álava Map
ES0000252 Spain Embalse del Ebro Map
ES0000253 Spain Hoces del Ebro Map
ES1300004 Spain Dunas de Liencres y Estuario del Pas Map
ES1300007 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel Map
ES1300010 Spain Río Pas Map
ES1300011 Spain Río Asón Map
ES1300012 Spain Río Agüera Map
ES1300013 Spain Río y Embalse del Ebro Map
ES2110012 Spain Ihuda ibaia / Río Ihuda (Ayuda) Map
ES2110014 Spain Salburua Map
ES2110015 Spain Gasteizko mendi garaiak / Montes altos de Vitoria Map
ES2110017 Spain Barrundia ibaia / Río Barrundia Map
ES2110020 Spain Ega-Berron ibaia / Río Ega-Berron Map
ES2110023 Spain Arakil ibaia / Río Arakil Map
ES2120002 Spain Aizkorri-Aratz Map
ES2120005 Spain Oria Garaia / Alto Oria Map
ES2120006 Spain Pagoeta Map
ES2120008 Spain Hernio-Gazume Map
ES2120011 Spain Aralar Map
ES2120012 Spain Araxes ibaia / Río Araxes Map
ES2120013 Spain Leitzaran ibaia / Río Leitzaran Map
ES2130002 Spain Ordunte Map
ES2130010 Spain Lea ibaia / Río Lea Map
ES2130011 Spain Artibai ibaia / Río Artibai Map
ES2200024 Spain Ríos Ega-Urederra Map
ES2200043 Spain Robledales de Ultzama y Basaburua Map
ES5222001 Spain Serra d'Espadà Map
ES5223004 Spain Penyagolosa Map
ES5233010 Spain Hoces del Cabriel Map
FR4301307 France Bresse Jurassienne Sud Map
ES2200032 Spain Montes de la Valdorba Map
ES4230001 Spain Rentos de Orchova y vertientes del Turia Map
ES4230016 Spain Río Júcar sobre Alarcón Map
ES5232007 Spain Riu Xúquer Map
ES2200029 Spain Sierra de Codés Map
ES2200035 Spain Tramos Bajos del Aragón y del Arga Map
ES2110001 Spain Valderejo Map
ES5232006 Spain Alto Túria Map
ES4230014 Spain Serranía de Cuenca Map
ES2200013 Spain Río Areta Map
ES2200030 Spain Tramo medio del río Aragón Map
ES5222004 Spain Curs alt del riu Millars Map
ES0000389 Spain Rentos de Orchova y vertientes del Turia Map
ES5223029 Spain Riu Bergantes Map
ES5232004 Spain Rius del Racó d'Ademús Map
ES0000387 Spain Hoces del Río Júcar Map
ES5223002 Spain L'Alt Maestrat Map
ES4210001 Spain Hoces del río Júcar Map
ES4230006 Spain Hoces de Alarcón Map
ES4230013 Spain Hoces del Cabriel, Guadazaón y ojos de Moya Map
ES2200040 Spain Río Ebro Map
ES0000472 Spain Hoces del Cabriel (ZEPA) Map
ES0000449 Spain Alto Turia y Sierra del Negrete Map
ES5233001 Spain Tinença de Benifassà, Turmell i Vallivana Map
ES0000468 Spain Serra d'Espadà (ZEPA) Map
ES0000466 Spain Penyagolosa (ZEPA) Map
ES0000465 Spain L'Alt Maestrat, Tinença de Benifassà, Turmell i Vallivana Map
ES2110024 Spain Valderejo-Sobrón-Árcenako mendilerroa / Valderejo-Sobrón-Sierra de Árcena Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Boga-de-boca-curva French Fishbase
Boga-de-boca-curva Portuguese Fishbase
Coulaud French Fishbase
Loina Spanish Fishbase
Madrilla Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Naso dell'Europa di sud-ovest Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pikkunokkasärki Finnish Fishbase
Savetta German Fishbase
Scobar Romanian Fishbase
Seuffe French Fishbase
Soffie French Fishbase
Sofie French Fishbase
Sofie. French Fishbase
Soiffe French Fishbase
Southwesteuropean Nose English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Südwesteuropäischer näsling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Swinka podkowoustna Polish Fishbase
Sydvesteuropæisk Næsling Danish Fishbase
Toxostome French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Cyprinus toxostoma Vallot, 1837
Chondrostoma dremaei Blanchard, 1866
Chondrostoma rhodanensis Blanchard, 1866
Chondrostoma miegii Steindachner, 1866
Chondrostoma peresi La Blanchère, 1872
Chondrostoma toxostoma toxostoma (Vallot, 1837)

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

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-09-18 France Rapport France 2013 FR_species_reports.xml
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Chondrostoma toxostoma
2008-02-28 France rapport France Chondrostoma toxostoma
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