Millerigobius macrocephalus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Millerigobius macrocephalus
Species Authority: (Kolombatovic, 1891)
Common Name(s):
French Gobie nain à grosse tête
Gobius macrocephalus Kolombatovic, 1891

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. and Molinari, A.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S. & Pollard, D. and Carpenter, K.
There is no specific population information for this species and it is only known from a small number of records. This species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. It is found in the west basin: Mar Minor and Ibiza (Spain; Ramos Espla and Perez-Ruzafa 1987), Lavezzi Islands (Bouchereau and Tomasini 1989), Monaco, Tremiti isles (Italy, Dufour et al. 2007), Adriatic, Levant and Aegean Seas.
Algeria; Croatia; France; Greece; Israel; Italy; Lebanon; Monaco; Spain
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 is a relatively rare species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in inshore sandy shallows and lagoons, among and under stones (Miller 1986).
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known 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. and Molinari, A. 2013. Millerigobius macrocephalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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