IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Hammerson, G., Freyhof, J., Kottelat, M. & Lukey, J.R. Reviewer/s
Collen, B., Dewhurst, N. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team) Contributor/s Justification
Gasterosteus aculeatus History
has been assessed as Least Concern. This species has an extremely broad native distribution, with a large number of subpopulations. This species is not known to be impacted by any major threat processes and is reported to be common to abundant throughout most of its distribution: Consequently the population is considered to be stable.
Lower Risk/least concern