Overview of the conservation status of the marine fishes of the Mediterranean Sea

Authors: Bariche, Michel, Bilecenoglu, Murat, Carpenter, Kent E., Collette, Bruce B., Cuttelod, Annabelle, Francour, Patrice, Goren, Menachem, Kara, Mohamed Hichem, Livingstone, Suzanne R., Malak, Dania Abdul, Massutí, Enric, Papakonstantinou, Costas, Polidoro, Beth A., Pollard, David, Tunesi, Leonardo,

This report reviews the conservation status of all native marine fishes occurring in the Mediterranean Sea, based on the assessments for 513 species and 6 subspecies using the IUCN’s Red List methodology. It identifies those marine fish species that are threatened with extinction at the regional level so that appropriate conservation actions can be taken to improve their conservation status.