Odondebuenia balearica


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Odondebuenia balearica
Species Authority: (Pellegrin & Fage, 1907)
Common Name(s):
English Coralline Goby
French Gobie des Baléares
Eleotris balearicus Pellegrin & Fage, 1907

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.
This species is poorly known from few records and its distribution is probably wider than currently known. It is restricted to a particular habitat in coralligenous areas. This species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea, where it is present in the Adriatic (Ahnelt et al. 1994), in Les Embiez (France, Escoubet et al. 1981), in Corsica (Dufour et al. 2007), in northeast Sardinia, Ionian Sea, Croatia, Aegean Sea, Ibiza and Cyprus.
Croatia; Cyprus; France; Greece; Italy; Spain; 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 species occurs offshore over coralligenous areas (Miller 1979) and in crevices and small caves. It is restricted to this type of habitat.
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. Odondebuenia balearica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 24 October 2014.
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