Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Gobiidae > Genus: Pomatoschistus > Species: Pomatoschistus canestrinii

Canestrini's Goby - Pomatoschistus canestrinii (Ninni, 1883)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 26 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 1154


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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

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive)
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention)

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aschen-grundel German Fishbase
Canestrini's Goby English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Canestrini's Kutling Danish Fishbase
Canestrini-Grundel German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Canestrinis kutling Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ghiozzetto cenerino Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Glavocic crnotrus Serbian Fishbase
Gobido de Canestrini Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Gobie de canestrini French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Gobius canestrinii Ninni, 1883
Gobius jadrensis Giglioli, 1883
Pomatoschistus canestrini (Ninni, 1883)
Pomatoschistus canestrini
Gobius canestrini Ninni, 1883

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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