Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Vimba > Species: Vimba vimba

Vimba - Vimba vimba (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5901


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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
Blauwneus Dutch Fishbase
Certa Polish Fishbase
Egrez baligi Turkish Fishbase
Gadína mavromáta Greek Fishbase
Kara balik Turkish Fishbase
Lostie Romanian Fishbase
Morrunash Bulgarian Fishbase
Morunaj Bulgarian Fishbase
Morunas Romanian Fishbase
Nase German Fishbase
Nesen German Fishbase
Ogrica Slovenian Fishbase
Plavonos buborak Serbian Fishbase
Podoustev rícní Czech Fishbase
Râbet Romanian Fishbase
Russnase German Fishbase
Rybets Russian Fishbase
Scobar de Dunare Romanian Fishbase
Strandslabbi Icelandic Fishbase
Suduc Romanian Fishbase
Syrt Russian Fishbase
Syrt Ukrainian Fishbase
Syrt' Russian Fishbase
Szilvaorrú keszeg Hungarian Fishbase
Tiganca Romanian Fishbase
Vimba English Fishbase
Vimbe French Fishbase
Vimma Swedish Fishbase
Vimme Danish Fishbase
Vimpa Finnish Fishbase
Zährte German Fishbase
Zanthe English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Cyprinus vimba Linnaeus, 1758
Cyprinus carinatus Pallas, 1814
Abramis elongatus Valenciennes, 1844
Abramis frivaldszkyi Heckel, 1843
Leuciscus parvulus Valenciennes, 1844
Abramis tenellus Nordmann, 1840
Cyprinus zerta Leske, 1774
Cyprinus persa Gmelin, 1774
Cyprinus vimpa Strøm, 1784
Cyprinus serta Shaw, 1804
Abramis nordmannii Dybowski, 1862
Abramis vimba (Linnaeus, 1758)
Vimba vimba carinata (Pallas, 1814)
Acanthobrama mirabilis (non Ladiges, 1960)
Vimba vimba tenella (Nordmann, 1840)
Vimba elongata (Valenciennes, 1844)
Cyprinus persa Pallas, 1814
Abramis parsa pontica Yashchenko, 1895
Vimba vimba bergi Velikokhatko, 1940
Vimba vimba vimba (Linnaeus, 1758)
Vimba vimba tenella karasuensis Tseeb & Delyanure, 1938
Vimba vimba tenella abulyontis Battalgil, 1941
Vimba vimba tenella aphnitis Battalgil, 1941
Vimba vimba tenella sapancae Battalgil, 1941
Vimba vimba tenella istanbulensis Battalgil, 1941
Vimba vimba vimba borysthenica Velikokhatko, 1940

Other resources

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Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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