Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Carangidae > Genus: Seriola > Species: Seriola dumerili

Greater amberjack - Seriola dumerili (Risso, 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
Accola (adult) Maltese Fishbase
Cervjola (juvenile) Maltese Fishbase
Charuteiro-catarino Portuguese Fishbase
Gof Slovenian Fishbase
Gofa Albanian Fishbase
Greater amberjack English Fishbase
Isopiikkimakrilli Finnish Fishbase
Manali Greek Fishbase
Mayatiko Greek Fishbase
Mineri Greek Fishbase
Orhan Serbian Fishbase
Pez de limón Spanish Fishbase
Pez limon Spanish Fishbase
Ricciola Italian Fishbase
Sarikuyruk baligi Turkish Fishbase
Seriola Italian Fishbase
Seriola Norwegian Fishbase
Seriola Spanish Fishbase
Seriola Swedish Fishbase
Seriola olbrzymia Polish Fishbase
Sériole couronnée French Fishbase
Serjola Maltese Fishbase
Serra Maltese Fishbase
Serviola Spanish Fishbase
Yellow tail English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Seriola rhombica Smith, 1959
Seriola purpurescens Temminck & Schlegel, 1845
Seriola tapeinometapon Bleeker, 1853
Caranx dumerili Risso, 1810
Seriola simplex Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886
Regificola parilis Whitley, 1948
Trachurus aliciolus Rafinesque, 1810
Trachurus fasciatus Rafinesque, 1810
Seriola boscii Valenciennes, 1833
Seriola gigas Poey, 1860
Seriola dumerilii (Risso, 1810)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search 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

No external data sets available for this species
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