Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Serranidae > Genus: Serranus > Species: Serranus cabrilla

Comber - Serranus cabrilla (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5844

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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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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Abborrkilling Norwegian Fishbase
Alecrim Portuguese Fishbase
Asil hani Turkish Fishbase
Bar French Fishbase
Bar d' Amerique Spanish Fishbase
Cabra Spanish Fishbase
Cabrilla Spanish Fishbase
Comber English Fishbase
Gaper English Fishbase
Garrupa English Fishbase
Kabryl Polish Fishbase
Kamennyi okun' Russian Fishbase
Kanjac Serbian Fishbase
Kanjec Slovenian Fishbase
Kanna Maltese Fishbase
Kerr i thellesise Albanian Fishbase
Learned rockfich English Fishbase
Mero bord Spanish Fishbase
Pastelliahven Finnish Fishbase
Sägebarsch German Fishbase
Sarran French Fishbase
Schriftbarsch German Fishbase
Seran-saran French Fishbase
Serran Maltese Fishbase
Serran chèvre French Fishbase
Serran commun French Fishbase
Serran-cabrille French Fishbase
Serrano-alecrim Portuguese Fishbase
Serrão-alecrim Portuguese Fishbase
Serren-écritue French Fishbase
Sirran Maltese Fishbase
Sirrana Maltese Fishbase
Sirrana tar-rigi Maltese Fishbase
Större medel-havsabborre Swedish Fishbase
Têtard French Fishbase
Vaqueta Spanish Fishbase
Xános Greek Fishbase
Ziegenbarsch German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Serranus knysnaensis Gilchrist, 1904
Paracentropristis cabrilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Perca cabrilla Linnaeus, 1758
Serranus scriba (non Linnaeus, 1758)

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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