University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen

Natural History Museum of Denmark

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Dansk

Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758Bream

Catalogue Number

NHMD1606044

Country

Denmark

Locality

Denmark, off Klintholm Harbour, Møn

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Object summary

Order

Perciformes (Perch-like fish)

Family

Sparidae (Porgies)

Genus

Sparus

Occurrences of Sparus aurata via the Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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Threat status

The IUCN Red List is a critical indicator of the health of the world’s biodiversity. Far more than a list of species and their status, it is a powerful tool to inform and catalyse action for biodiversity conservation and policy change, critical to protecting the natural resources we need to survive. It provides information about range, population size, habitat and ecology, use and/or trade, threats, and conservation actions that will help inform necessary conservation decisions.

least concern

Source: Russell, B., Carpenter, K.E. & Pollard, D. 2014. Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: https://doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-3.RLTS.T170253A1302459.en

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