Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Rutilus > Species: Rutilus frisii

Black Sea roach - Rutilus frisii (Nordmann, 1840)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 2529

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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

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
Black Sea roach English Fishbase
Mustanmerensärki Finnish Fishbase
Schwarzmeerplötze German Fishbase
Shirvanska plotitschka Russian Fishbase
Sortehavsskalle Danish Fishbase
Vyrezub Russian Fishbase
Wyrozub Polish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Pararrutilus frisii (Nordmann, 1840)
Pararutilus frisii (Nordmann, 1840)
Cyprinus wiresuba Güldenstädt, 1791
Gardonus wyrozub Walecki, 1863
Leuciscus frisii Normann, 1840
Leuciscus frisii caspius Lönnberg, 1900
Leuciscus frisii kutum Kamensky, 1901
Rutilus frisii velecensis Chichkoff, 1932
Rutilus frisii kutum (Kamensky, 1901)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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