Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Blicca > Species: Blicca bjoerkna

Silver bream - Blicca bjoerkna (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

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
Abdalca Turkish Fishbase
Androga Slovenian Fishbase
Batca Romanian Fishbase
Bellitza Bulgarian Fishbase
Björkna Swedish Fishbase
Blei Dutch Fishbase
Blicca Italian Fishbase
Blicke German Fishbase
Blike French Fishbase
Brème bordelière French Fishbase
Brémette French Fishbase
Çapak Turkish Fishbase
Cârjanca Romanian Fishbase
Cejnek malý Czech Fishbase
Cosac Romanian Fishbase
Flire Danish Fishbase
Flire Norwegian Fishbase
Flisebrasme Norwegian Fishbase
Güster German Fishbase
Gustera Russian Fishbase
Halbbrachsen German Fishbase
Hazelin French Fishbase
Karika keszeg Hungarian Fishbase
Kolblei Dutch Fishbase
Krap Polish Fishbase
Krupatica Serbian Fishbase
Pasuri Finnish Fishbase
Petite brème French Fishbase
Pliete German Fishbase
Ploskyrka Russian Fishbase
Silver bream English Fishbase
Tahta baligi Turkish Fishbase
White bream English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprinus bjoerkna Linnaeus,1758
Cyprinus blicca Bloch, 1782
Blicca argyroleuca Heckel, 1843
Abramis bjoerkna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cyprinus gieben Wulff, 1765
Cyprinus latus Gmelin, 1788
Cyprinus meckel Hermann, 1804
Cyrprinus gibbosus Pallas, 1814
Cyprinus laskyr Pallas, 1814
Abramis micropteryx Valenciennes, 1844
Abramis erythropterus Valenciennes, 1844
Blicca argyoleuca Heckel, 1843
Blicca intermedia Fatio, 1882
Abramis bjoerkna transcaucasica Berg, 1916
Abramis bjoerkna derjavini Dadykyan, 1970
Cyprinus plestya Leske, 1774
Abramis blicca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Blicca björkna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cyprinus gibbosus Pallas, 1814
Cyprinus laskyr Güldenstädt, 1814
Blicca bjoerkna transcaucasica Berg, 1916
Blicca bjoerkna derjavini Dadikyan, 1970
Blicca bjorkna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Blicca bjoerkna bjoerkna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cyprinus latus Gronow, 1854

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
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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