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

Squalius cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Cyprinus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SqualiusBonaparte, 1837accepted genus name

Species group names

Cyprinus cephalus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym
Leuciscus cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: blyshi; byluçi; kleni; mëlyshi; mylyshi sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Dutch: meun; molenaar 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.
 English: chub sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Chub sources: Charles Hussey
 French: chovaine 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.
 Italian: cavedano 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.
 Lithuanian: europinis šapalas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: kleń sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: голавль sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: klen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: tatlısu kefali sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Головень європейський; головень звичайний sources: A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: twb y dail

Literature

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). Squalius cephalus (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:282855

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Squalius cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304560

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

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