Gobius kolombatovici


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Gobius kolombatovici
Species Authority: Kovačić & Miller, 2000

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 is a very recently described species and only known from a few specimens. There is no known threat and the distribution may be wider than currently known. This species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In the Mediterranean Sea, this species is found between Marseille, Monaco and Corsica (France). It is also present in north Adriatic Sea in Croatia (Francour and Mangialajo 2007). The distribution may be wider than reported here.
Croatia; France; Italy; Monaco
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Mediterranean and Black Sea
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Population [top]

Population: There is no specific population information for this species. This species is only known from a small number of records and has been only recently described (Kovačić and Miller 2000).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Gobius kolombatovici is a bottom-dwelling and secretive species. It inhabits localities with a combination of coarse sand and rock, close to coralligenous areas.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats for this species. It is found only in deeper waters where there are few anthropogenic activities.

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. Gobius kolombatovici. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 October 2014.
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