Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Cypriniformes > Family Cyprinidae > Genus Abramis

Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Cyprinus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AbramisCuvier, 1816accepted genus name

Species group names

Cyprinus brama Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): brasme sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: brasen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: brasem sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.
 English: bronze bream; common bream; freshwater bream sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;FAO. FAO Species Identification and Data Programme (SIDP). Aquatic Species Fact Sheets.
 English-United States: Common Bream sources: Charles Hussey
 French: brème sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.
 German: Blei; Brachse; Brachsen; Brachsme; Brasse; Bresen sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Λεστιά sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: karšis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: brasme
 Norwegian Nynorsk: brasme
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): brasme sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: leszcz sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: лещ; Лещ обыкновенный sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine
 Slovenian: ploščič sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: brema común sources: de Groot, B.; Dijkema, R.; Redant, F. (1988). Fish, shells and shellfish: an illustrated guide with descriptions, supply times and recipes of more than 400 sea and freshwater species [Vis, schelp- en schaaldieren: een geïllustreerde gids met de beschrijvingen, aanvoertijden en bereidingswijzen van ruim 400 soorten uit zee en zoet water]. Spectrum: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-274-20203. 180 pp.
 Swedish: braxen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: capak baligi; çapak balığı; çıplak balığı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Лящ звичайний sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: merfog

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154281

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304356

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2008This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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Last modified

2008-01-15 by Dr Jorg Freyhof & by Nicolas Bailly

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