Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Gobiidae > Genus: Pomatoschistus > Species: Pomatoschistus microps

Common goby - Pomatoschistus microps (Krøyer, 1838)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 2550


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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)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
An mac siobháin lubhir Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Babka piaskowa Polish Fishbase
Brakwatergrondel Dutch Fishbase
Common goby English Fishbase
Ghiozzetto baltico Italian Fishbase
Gobie tacheté French Fishbase
Gobito Spanish Fishbase
Leirkutling Norwegian Fishbase
Lerkutling Danish Fishbase
Lerstubb Swedish Fishbase
Liejutokko Finnish Fishbase
Strandgrundel German Fishbase
Strandküling German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Gobius microps Krøyer, 1838
Gobius laticeps Moreau, 1881
Gobius minutus Couch, 1863
Gobius gracilis Couch, 1863
Gobius pusillus Lowe, 1874
Gobius pictus Giltay, 1927
Gobius parnelli Day, 1881
Gobius minutus minor Heincke, 1880
Gobius microps microps Krøyer, 1838
Gobius microps puckensis Lawacz, 1965
Pomatoschistus microps microps (Krøyer, 1838)

Other resources

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Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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