Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Esociformes > Family: Umbridae > Genus: Umbra > Species: Umbra krameri

European Mud-minnow - Umbra krameri Walbaum, 1792

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Black Sea - Bad
Continental - Bad
Pannonian - Bad
Steppic - Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 70 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 2011


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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
HUBF30003 Hungary Kis-Balaton Map
HUDI30002 Hungary Zámolyi-medence Map
HUFH30004 Hungary Szigetköz Map
HUFH30005 Hungary Hanság Map
HUKN30003 Hungary Izsáki Kolon-tó Map
SKCHVU016 Slovakia Zahorske Pomoravie Map
HUHN20055 Hungary Rozsály - Csengersima Map
HUKN20013 Hungary Fülöpszállás - Soltszentimre - csengődi lápok Map
SI3000215 Slovenia Mura Map
HUDI20019 Hungary Felső-Tápió Map
ROSCI0131 Romania Oltenița - Mostiștea - Chiciu Map
HUBF20028 Hungary Tapolcai-medence Map
HUDD20023 Hungary Tolnai Duna Map
SKUEV0156 Slovakia Konopiska Map
HUDI20024 Hungary Tápiógyörgye-újszilvási szikesek Map
HUHN20013 Hungary Közép-Bihar Map
HUKN20003 Hungary Felső-kiskunsági turjánvidék Map
HUKN20015 Hungary Ágasegyháza - orgoványi rétek Map
HUDI20050 Hungary Alsó-Tápió és patakvölgyek Map
HUDD20036 Hungary Ordacsehi berek Map
SI3000220 Slovenia Drava Map
HUKN20032 Hungary Dél-Őrjeg Map
HUBN20030 Hungary Hejő mente Map
BG0000241 Bulgaria Srebarna Map
HUHN20046 Hungary Gelénes - Beregdaróc Map
ROSCI0068 Romania Diosig Map
HUHN20160 Hungary Gőgő-Szenke Map
HUDD20032 Hungary Gemenc Map
HUKM20012 Hungary Fekete-, Fehér- és Kettős-Körös Map
SKUEV0125 Slovakia Gajarske aluvium Moravy Map
HUDD20045 Hungary Béda-Karapancsa Map
HUDI20055 Hungary Veresegyházi-medence Map
HUKN20027 Hungary Péteri-tó Map
ROSCI0039 Romania Ciuperceni - Desa Map
HUKN20021 Hungary Ökördi - erdőtelek - keceli lápok Map
HUBN20032 Hungary Tiszakeszi-morotva Map
HUBF20043 Hungary Mura mente Map
HUHN20049 Hungary Lónya-Tiszaszalka Map
ROSCI0021 Romania Câmpia Ierului Map
ROSCI0065 Romania Delta Dunării Map
HUKN20028 Hungary Tiszaalpár-bokrosi ártéri öblözet Map
ROSCI0043 Romania Comana Map
SKUEV0182 Slovakia Cicovske luhy Map
ROSCI0020 Romania Câmpia Careiului Map
SKUEV0167 Slovakia Bezodne Map
HUDI20025 Hungary Hajta mente Map
HUBF20044 Hungary Kerka mente Map
ROSCI0224 Romania Scroviștea Map
SKUEV0227 Slovakia Cilizske mociare Map
HUHN20010 Hungary Pocsaji-kapu Map
HUDI20051 Hungary Turjánvidék Map
HUHN20002 Hungary Hortobágy Map
HUBN20031 Hungary Mezőcsáti Rigós Map
HUKN20022 Hungary Kiskőrösi turjános Map
HUDD20070 Hungary Tengelici rétek Map
HUDI20042 Hungary Ráckevei Duna-ág Map
AT1220000 Austria Feuchte Ebene - Leithaauen Map
AT1204000 Austria Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Map
ROSCI0308 Romania Lacul și Pădurea Cernica Map
SKUEV1227 Slovakia Čilížské močiare Map
SKUEV1182 Slovakia Číčovské luhy Map
HR2000416 Croatia Lonjsko polje Map
HR5000014 Croatia Gornji tok Drave Map
HR2001004 Croatia Stari Gradac - Lendava Map
HR2001006 Croatia Županijski kanal (Gornje Bazje - Zidina) Map
HR2000465 Croatia Žutica Map
HR2000364 Croatia Mura Map
HR2001307 Croatia Dravske akumulacije Map
HR5000015 Croatia Srednji tok Drave Map
HR2001005 Croatia Starogradački Marof Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Crnka Serbian Fishbase
European Mud-minnow English Fishbase
Evropeiskaya evdoshka Russian Fishbase
Hundefisk Danish Fishbase
Hundefisk Norwegian Fishbase
Hundfisk Swedish Fishbase
Hundsfisch German Fishbase
Koirakala Finnish Fishbase
Lápi póc Hungarian Fishbase
Mudminnow English Fishbase
Mulawka a. umbra Polish Fishbase
Stiuca Romanian Fishbase
Tiganus Romanian Fishbase
Tiganus-batran Romanian Fishbase
Umbra Russian Fishbase
Ungarischer Hundsfisch German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Umbra lacustris Hankó, 1923
Umbra lucifuga Gronow, 1854
Cyprinodon umbra Cuvier, 1829
Umbra canina Károli, 1882
Umbra krameri Kux & Libosvárský, 1957
Umbra krameri pavlovi Walbaum, 1792
Aphyra lacustris Grossinger, 1794
Umbra krameri pavlovi Kux & Libosvarsky, 1957
Umbra krameri Fitzinger, 1832

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Umbra krameri European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Reportnet deliveries

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100