Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Coregonus > Species: Coregonus oxyrinchus

Houting - Coregonus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Extinct (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 21 are designated for this species


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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) Anadromous populations in certain sectors of the North Sea
Anadromous populations in certain sectors of the North Sea, except the Finnish populations
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Coregonus all species)

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]
Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic ("OSPAR Convention") (OSPAR Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Älvsik Swedish Fishbase
Bondella Italian Fishbase
Bondelle French Fishbase
Coregona bondella Italian Fishbase
Corégone French Fishbase
Coregone Italian Fishbase
Coregone musino Italian Fishbase
Coregono bicudo Portuguese Fishbase
Coregono-bicudo Portuguese Fishbase
Edelmaräne German Fishbase
Gangfisch German Fishbase
Houting Dutch Fishbase
Houting English Fishbase
Järvisiika Finnish Fishbase
Kleine Schwebrenke German Fishbase
Korégonos Greek Fishbase
Näbbsik Swedish Fishbase
Nebbsik Norwegian Fishbase
Nordseeschnäpel German Fishbase
Outil French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ozimica Serbian Fishbase
Planktonsik Swedish Fishbase
Pollán Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Schnäpel German Fishbase
Schnepel German Fishbase
Schnepels German Fishbase
Síh severní f. ostrorypá Czech Fishbase
Siika Finnish Fishbase
Snæbel Danish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Coregonus lavaretus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus 1758)
Coregonus lavaretus oxyrynchus (Linnaeus 1758)
Salmo oxyrinchus Linnaeus, 1758
Salmo thymallus latus Bloch, 1782
Tripteronotus hautin Lacepède, 1803
Salmo rostratus Shaw, 1814
Coregonus oxyrhynchus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2014-01-28 Denmark 2nd submission 2007-2012 DK_species_reports-131220-95922.xml
2013-12-20 Germany German national report 2013 DE_species_reports.xml
2008-02-26 Denmark DK Species questionnaire for Coregonus oxyrhynchus
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