Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Sparidae > Genus: Dentex > Species: Dentex gibbosus

Pink dentex - Dentex gibbosus (Rafinesque, 1810)

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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

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ballori Albanian Fishbase
Capatão-de-bandeira Portuguese Fishbase
Denci Maltese Fishbase
Denci hotbi Maltese Fishbase
Dentice corazziere Italian Fishbase
Dentici Maltese Fishbase
Dentón Spanish Fishbase
Dickkopf-zahnbrasse German Fishbase
Gros denté rose French Fishbase
Kielec garbacz Polish Fishbase
Pink dentex English Fishbase
Sama de pluma Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Dentex (Cheimerius) gibbosus (Rafinesque, 1810)
Dentex filosus Valenciennes, 1841
Dentex filamentosus (non Valenciennes, 1830)
Cheimerius filesus (non Valenciennes1843)
Cheimerius filosus (Valenciennes, 1843)
Sparus gibbosus Rafinesque, 1810

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Synonym) 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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