Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Romanogobio > Species: Romanogobio uranoscopus

Danube Gudgeon - Romanogobio uranoscopus (Agassiz, 1828)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Poor
Continental - Poor
Pannonian - Poor
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 89 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 6145


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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

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE7431301 Germany Lechauen nördlich Augsburg Map
SKCHVU002 Slovakia Bukovske vrchy Map
SKCHVU011 Slovakia Laborecka vrchovina Map
SKCHVU033 Slovakia Velka Fatra Map
BG0000503 Bulgaria Reka Lom Map
SI3000215 Slovenia Mura Map
BG0000618 Bulgaria Vidima Map
ROSCI0085 Romania Frumoasa Map
ROSCI0063 Romania Defileul Jiului Map
SKUEV0243 Slovakia Orava Map
ROSCI0126 Romania Munții Țarcu Map
ROSCI0264 Romania Valea Izei și Dealul Solovan Map
HUDD20054 Hungary Nyugat-Dráva Map
ROSCI0268 Romania Valea Vâlsanului Map
ROSCI0124 Romania Munții Maramureșului Map
SKUEV0253 Slovakia Vah Map
ROSCI0232 Romania Someșul Mare Superior Map
SKUEV0006 Slovakia Latorica Map
SKUEV0238 Slovakia Velka Fatra Map
HUHN20001 Hungary Felső-Tisza Map
SI3000220 Slovenia Drava Map
BG0001036 Bulgaria Balgarski izvor Map
BG0000282 Bulgaria Dryanovska reka Map
ROSCI0002 Romania Apuseni Map
ROSCI0208 Romania Putna - Vrancea Map
SI3000155 Slovenia Sora Škofja Loka - jez Goričane Map
ROSCI0031 Romania Cheile Nerei - Beușnița Map
ROSCI0122 Romania Munții Făgăraș Map
SKUEV0234 Slovakia Ulicka Map
ROSCI0069 Romania Domogled - Valea Cernei Map
SI3000237 Slovenia Poljanska Sora Log - Škofja Loka Map
ROSCI0061 Romania Defileul Crișului Negru Map
BG0000240 Bulgaria Studenets Map
ROSCI0050 Romania Crișul Repede amonte de Oradea Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
BG0000275 Bulgaria Yazovir Stamboliyski Map
BG0001040 Bulgaria Zapadna Stara planina i Predbalkan Map
BG0000308 Bulgaria Verila Map
BG0000211 Bulgaria Tvardishka planina Map
HUBF20043 Hungary Mura mente Map
ROSCI0258 Romania Văile Brătiei și Brătioarei Map
ROSCI0049 Romania Crișul Negru Map
ROSCI0128 Romania Nordul Gorjului de Est Map
SI3000175 Slovenia Kolpa Map
BG0000508 Bulgaria Reka Skat Map
BG0000281 Bulgaria Reka Belitsa Map
SI3000263 Slovenia Kočevsko Map
BG0000610 Bulgaria Reka Yantra Map
ROSCI0233 Romania Someșul Rece Map
BG0000216 Bulgaria Emen Map
SKUEV0229 Slovakia Bukovske vrchy Map
ROSCI0103 Romania Lunca Buzăului Map
ROSCI0109 Romania Lunca Timișului Map
ROSCI0129 Romania Nordul Gorjului de Vest Map
ROSCI0051 Romania Cușma Map
ROSCI0227 Romania Sighișoara - Târnava Mare Map
ROSCI0132 Romania Oltul Mijlociu - Cibin - Hârtibaciu Map
ROSCI0062 Romania Defileul Crișului Repede - Pădurea Craiului Map
BG0000617 Bulgaria Reka Palakaria Map
BG0001493 Bulgaria Tsentralen Balkan - bufer Map
AT2213000 Austria Steirische Grenzmur mit Gamlitzbach und Gnasbach Map
AT2124000 Austria Untere Lavant Map
AT2236000 Austria Ober- und Mittellauf der Mur mit Puxer Auwald, Puxer Wand und Gulsen Map
AT1301000 Austria Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Map
AT3105000 Austria Unterer Inn Map
ROSCI0400 Romania Șieu - Budac Map
ROSCI0368 Romania Râul Mureș între Deda și Reghin Map
ROSCI0363 Romania Râul Moldova între Oniceni și Mitești Map
ROSCI0329 Romania Oltul Superior Map
ROSCI0393 Romania Someșul Mare Map
ROSCI0316 Romania Lunca Râului Doamnei Map
ROSCI0379 Romania Râul Suceava Map
ROSCI0365 Romania Râul Moldova între Păltinoasa și Ruși Map
ROSCI0294 Romania Crișul Alb între Gurahonț și Ineu Map
ROSCI0364 Romania Râul Moldova între Tupilați și Roman Map
HR2001070 Croatia Sutla Map
HR2000642 Croatia Kupa Map
HR2000364 Croatia Mura Map
SI3000338 Slovenia Krka s pritoki Map
SI3000376 Slovenia Savinja Celje - Zidani most Map
AT3127000 Austria Eferdinger Becken Map
HR2001506 Croatia Sava uzvodno od Zagreba Map
ROSCI0437 Romania Someșul Mare între Mica și Beclean Map
ROSCI0313 Romania Confluența Mureș cu Arieș Map
SKUEV0843 Slovakia Dolny tok Ondavy Map
SKUEV0944 Slovakia Hornadske meandre Map
SKUEV0841 Slovakia Dolny tok Tople Map
SKUEV0954 Slovakia Stredny tok Bodvy Map
SKUEV0895 Slovakia Stredny tok Laborca Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Chetrar Romanian Fishbase
Danube Gudgeon English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Danubian gudgeon English Fishbase
Donaugrondel Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Donaugrundling Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Dunaiskii dlinnousyi peskar Russian Fishbase
Felpillantó külló Hungarian Fishbase
Gobio del Danubio Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Góbio-do-Danúbio Portuguese Fishbase
Gobione del Danubio Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Goujon du Danube French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kielb dlugowasy Polish Fishbase
Kivitörö Finnish Fishbase
Peskar'-verkhoglyad Russian Fishbase
Pichkur dunaiskyi dovgousyi Ukrainian Fishbase
Porcusor de vad Romanian Fishbase
Steingreßling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Steingressling German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprinus uranoscopus Agassiz, 1828
Gobio frici Vladykov, 1925
Gobio uranoscopus (Agassiz, 1828)
Gobio uranoscopus frici Vladykov, 1925
Gobio uranoscopus uranoscopus (Agassiz, 1828)
Athyrium crenatum (Sommerf.) Rupr.

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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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