Chromogobius zebratus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Chromogobius zebratus
Species Authority: (Kolombatovic, 1891)
Common Name(s):
English Kolombatovic's Goby
French Gobie grêle zébré
Gobius depressus Kolombatovic, 1891 subspecies zebratus Kolombatovic, 1891

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2007-11-15
Assessor(s): Francour, P., Bilecenoglu, M., Bariche, M. & Tunesi, L. and Goren, M.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S. & Pollard, D. and Carpenter, K.
This species is present throughout the northern Mediterranean Sea. There are no major threats. There is no specific population information for this species. This species is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is present in the northwestern and eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, including the Adriatic Sea. There are records from Catalonia (Mercader 1994), Lavezzi Island, France (Bouchereau and Tomasini 1989) and Gulluk Bay in Turkey (Fricke et al. 2007).
Albania; Croatia; Cyprus; France; Greece; Israel; Italy; Lebanon; Montenegro; Morocco; Spain; Syrian Arab Republic; Turkey
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Mediterranean and Black Sea
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Population [top]

Population: There is no specific population information for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a cryptic species. It occurs in shallow inshore waters, under stones, in caves, and in mid-tide pools.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are in place for this species.

Citation: Francour, P., Bilecenoglu, M., Bariche, M. & Tunesi, L. and Goren, M. 2013. Chromogobius zebratus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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