|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Kovacic, M., Williams, J.T. & Herler, J.
||Ahnelt, H., Larson, H. & Harvey, M.
||Francour, P., Bilecenoglu, M., Bariche, M., Tunesi, L. & Goren, M.
Gobius geniporus is present throughout the western and northeastern Mediterranean Sea and has been recorded from African coasts. There is no specific population information for this species, but it is common and abundant. There are no major threats known. Therefore, G. geniporus is assessed as Least Concern.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
- 2011 – Least Concern (LC)
|Range Description:||A Mediterranean endemic (Miller 1986), G. geniporus has a continuous distribution, including the Adriatic Sea, from the French Mediterranean coast and Balearic Islands in the west to the Turkish coasts in the east (Miller 1986, Bilecenoglu et al. 2002, Fischer et al. 2007). In the southeastern Mediterranean, G. geniporus was recently recorded from Cyprus and Crete (Kovačić and Golani 2007, Kovačić et al. 2011). In the southern Mediterranean it has been recorded in Algeria and Tunisia (Dieuzeide et al. 1955, Bradai et al. 2004). Gobius geniporus is found from seven to 22 m depth (Kovačić et al. 2011).|
Albania; Algeria; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Cyprus; France (Corsica, France (mainland)); Greece (East Aegean Is., Greece (mainland), Kriti); Italy (Italy (mainland), Sardegna, Sicilia); Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Slovenia; Spain (Baleares, Spain (mainland)); Tunisia; Tunisia; Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia, Turkey-in-Europe); Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia, Turkey-in-Europe)
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Mediterranean and Black Sea
|♦ Lower depth limit (metres):||22|
|♦ Upper depth limit (metres):||7|
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