Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Gobiidae > Genus: Neogobius > Species: Neogobius fluviatilis > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Neogobius fluviatilis pallasi (Berg, 1916) Fishbase (2002)

Monkey goby - Neogobius fluviatilis (Pallas, 1814)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5758


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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

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Gobius fluviatilis)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Folyami géb Hungarian Fishbase
Gobie fluviatile French Fishbase
Gobio de río Spanish Fishbase
Monkey goby English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gobius fluviatilis Pallas, 1814
Gobius lacteus Nordmann, 1840
Gobius steveni Nordmann, 1840
Gobius stevenii Nordmann, 1840
Gobius sordidus Bennet, 1835
Gobius fluviatilis nigra Kessler, 1859

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
NOBANIS: Neogobius fluviatilis European Network on Invasive Alien Species
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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