List of Freshwater Fishes for Albania

Number of freshwater fish species: 60 The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site.
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Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Acantholingua ohridana native  Belushka 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser naccarii native Adriatic sturgeon Blini i bardhe 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Blini turigjate 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus albidus native Italian bleak  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus belvica native   
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Ngjala 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus native  Celiku 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius iberus native Spanish toothcarp Lareza vizake 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Ballgjeri laraman 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt Aterina symadhe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus albanicus questionable   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus graecus native  Millona deti 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus meridionalis native Mediterranean barbel Mustak i lumit 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus prespensis native  Mrene e prespes 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna questionable White bream  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Peshk i kuq 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Karasi 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Qefulli i dimrit 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma prespense native  Skobuzi i pogradecit 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma scodrense native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis meridionalis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Krapi 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon mariae native Ukrainian brook lamprey  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish Barkaleci 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Mustaku i lumit 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby Burdullak 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia panizzae native  Barburiqi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus illyricus native  Mëlyshi i zi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus svallize native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus turskyi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus ukliva native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet Veshari 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet Qefulli i vjeshtes 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet Qefulli i veres 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mylopharyngodon piceus not established Black carp  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Trofte ylberi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pachychilon pictum native  Skorti i zi 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Sharmak 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Peshk kavall 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinellus adspersus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinellus pstrossii native   
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Ushojze e zeze 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy Lareza tripikaloshe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus epiroticus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus minutus native  Gurnec 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parva introduced Stone moroko  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus karamani native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus prespensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rubilio native  Skort i bardhe 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo lumi native  Koran lumi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo marmoratus native  Trofte njile 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo obtusirostris native Adriatic trout Trofte e cemit 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Lloska-ë 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius knezevici native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius scardafa questionable   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish  
Cyprinodontiformes Valenciidae Valencia letourneuxi native Corfu toothcarp  

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Lei, 20.11.08



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The copy for fish.mongabay.com was written in 1994-1995. Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date. For this, I apologize. Feel free to send corrections to me.