Pseudaphya ferreri


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pseudaphya ferreri
Species Authority: (de Buen & Fage, 1908)
Common Name(s):
English Ferrer's Goby
Spanish Chanquete, Roseti
French Gobie nageur de Ferrer
Aphya ferreri de Buen & Fage, 1908
Pseudaphya pelagica de Buen, 1931

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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 northwest basin, Adriatic Sea and Ionian and Aegean coasts of Greece. There are no major threats. There is no specific population information for this species but it is locally abundant. This species is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is present in the Mediterranean Sea in the west basin including the Balearic islands, and the whole Adriatic Sea.
Albania; Croatia; Egypt; France; Greece; Israel; Italy; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Slovenia; Spain; Tunisia
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 locally abundant.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs inshore over sand (Miller 1979) typically between 2-5 m depth.
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. Pseudaphya ferreri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 24 October 2014.
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