|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Herler, J., Williams, J.T. & Kovacic, M.
||Ahnelt, H., Larson, H. & Harvey, M.
||Francour, P., Bariche, M., Molinari, A. & Bilecenoglu, M.
Pomatoschistus quagga is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. It is known from scattered records but can be locally abundant. Populations of P. quagga are assumed to be stable. There are no known widespread threats. Therefore, P. quagga is assessed as Least Concern.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
- 2011 – Least Concern (LC) –
|Range Description:||Pomatoschistus quagga is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea, where it is known from scattered records along northern coasts from Albaran Sea to the Turkish Aegean Sea, including the Adriatic Sea and the southern Aegean Sea coast (Fricke et al. 2007). Specific records include the Alboran Sea (Miller 1986), southwestern France, Italy (the central-west coast and western Sicily), the northern Adriatic (Kovačić et al. 2012) and the Turkish Aegean (Fricke et al. 2007). Pomatoschistus quagga has been collected at depths of three to 20 m (Kovačić 2003).|
Croatia; France (France (mainland)); Gibraltar; Greece (East Aegean Is.); Italy (Italy (mainland), Sicilia); Morocco; Slovenia; Spain (Spain (mainland)); Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia)
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Atlantic – northeast; Atlantic – eastern central; Mediterranean and Black Sea
|♦ Lower depth limit (metres):||20|
|♦ Upper depth limit (metres):||3|
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