Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Abramis > Species: Abramis brama

Aral bream - Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5534

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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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
Abramide Italian Fishbase
Albitura Romanian Fishbase
Aral bream English Fishbase
Blei German Fishbase
Brachse German Fishbase
Brachsen German Fishbase
Brachsmen German Fishbase
Brama Italian Fishbase
Brame French Fishbase
Bramen French Fishbase
Bran Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Brasem Dutch Fishbase
Brasen Danish Fishbase
Brasme Norwegian Fishbase
Braßmens German Fishbase
Brasse German Fishbase
Brassen German Fishbase
Braxen Swedish Fishbase
Brema Portuguese Fishbase
Brème French Fishbase
Brème carpée French Fishbase
Brème commune French Fishbase
Capak baligi Turkish Fishbase
Cârjanca Romanian Fishbase
Cejn velký Czech Fishbase
Common bream English Fishbase
Danube bream English Fishbase
Dévér keszeg Hungarian Fishbase
Deverika Serbian Fishbase
Eastern bream English Fishbase
Foaia-plopului Romanian Fishbase
Freshwater bream English Fishbase
Grande brème French Fishbase
Lahna Finnish Fishbase
Lesch obyknovennyi Russian Fishbase
Leshtsch Russian Fishbase
Lestia Greek Fishbase
Leszcz Polish Fishbase
Leszcz aralsko-kaspijski Polish Fishbase
Leszcz poludniowoeuropejski Polish Fishbase
Ljashch Ukrainian Fishbase
Plaquette French Fishbase
Platica Romanian Fishbase
Platika Bulgarian Fishbase
Plietfische German Fishbase
Ploscic Slovenian Fishbase
Tahta baligi Turkish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprynus brama Linnaeus, 1758
Brama brama Roule, 1925
Abramis vulgaris Mauduyt, 1848
Abramis gehini Blanchard, 1866
Abramis microlepidotus Valenciennes, 1844
Abramys argyreus Agassiz, 1835
Abramis maleanus Agassiz, 1835
Abramis vetula Heckel, 1836
Abramis argyreus Valenciennes, 1844
Abramis media Koch, 1840
Abramis brama sinegorensis Lukash, 1925
Abramis brama bergi Grib & Vernidub, 1935
Abramis brama orientalis Berg, 1949
Abramis brama danubii Pavlov, 1956
Cyprinus brama Linnaeus, 1758
Abramis melaenus Agassiz, 1835

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CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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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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