Cottus gobio was reported from 33 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 32 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Europe: North Baltic in Scandinavia south to stream Maurine in southwesternmost of corner of Baltic basin (Germany); lower reaches of streams and rivers and along coast of Sweden, Finland, Russia southwest to Estonia.; Danube (except upper tributaries Save and Arges), Elbe, Ems, Weser and Rhône drainages;tributaries of upper Rhine downriver (northward) to about Mannheim; a few of uppermost tributaries of River Tevere, central Italy; Adriatic drainages from Potenza in Italy to Zrmanja in Croatia, except Timavo spring. Locally introduced in Scheldt drainage in Belgium. Records of sculpins from Neretva drainage in Bosnia-Herzegovina possibly belong to Cottus gobio.
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Table 1: Present in 32 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Austria AUT native 55856
Europe Belarus BLR native 683
Europe Belgium BEL native 556
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 27368
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 37297
Europe Croatia HRV native 4698
Europe Czechia CZE native 41386
Europe Estonia EST native 33247
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA native 40476
Europe Germany DEU native 10013
Europe Hungary HUN native 74335
Europe Italy ITA native 55856
Europe Latvia LVA native 683
Europe Lithuania LTU native 683
Europe Moldova MDA native 683
Europe Netherlands NLD native 556
Europe Norway NOR native 683
Europe Poland POL native 556
Europe Romania ROU native 55856
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 27368
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Slovenia SVN native 90061
Europe Spain ESP native 79582
Europe Sweden SWE native 556
Europe Switzerland CHE native 10012
Europe UK GBR native 90052
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 4698
Europe UK Scotland GBS native
Europe Ukraine UKR native 55856
Asia Uzbekistan UZB native 11145

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Denmark DNK extirpated 9946

Table 4: Reported from 33 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Austria AUT native 55856
Europe Belarus BLR native 683
Europe Belgium BEL native 556
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 27368
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 37297
Europe Croatia HRV native 4698
Europe Czechia CZE native 41386
Europe Denmark DNK extirpated 9946
Europe Estonia EST native 33247
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA native 40476
Europe Germany DEU native 10013
Europe Hungary HUN native 74335
Europe Italy ITA native 55856
Europe Latvia LVA native 683
Europe Lithuania LTU native 683
Europe Moldova MDA native 683
Europe Netherlands NLD native 556
Europe Norway NOR native 683
Europe Poland POL native 556
Europe Romania ROU native 55856
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 27368
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Slovenia SVN native 90061
Europe Spain ESP native 79582
Europe Sweden SWE native 556
Europe Switzerland CHE native 10012
Europe UK GBR native 90052
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 4698
Europe UK Scotland GBS native
Europe Ukraine UKR native 55856
Asia Uzbekistan UZB native 11145
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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