Pomatoschistus knerii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pomatoschistus knerii
Species Authority: (Steindachner, 1861)
Common Name(s):
English Kner's goby
French Gobie de Kner
Gobius knerii Steindachner, 1861

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2007-11-16
Assessor(s): Francour, P., Bilecenoglu, M. & Bariche, M. and Molinari, A.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S. & Pollard, D. and Carpenter, K.
This species is present in the Adriatic Sea and the west basin of the Mediterranean Sea. There are no major threats. There is no specific population information for this species and it is only known from two locations. This species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea in the west basin (Isola Giglio, Italy) and the Adriatic Sea.
Croatia; France; Italy
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Mediterranean and Black Sea
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species. It is only known from two locations.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits soft substrata close to rocky areas and seagrass beds.
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. Pomatoschistus knerii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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