List of Freshwater Fishes for Germany

Number of freshwater fish species: 120 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
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Abramis brama native Common bream Brassen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Abramis sapa native White-eye bream Zobel 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser baerii baerii questionable Siberian sturgeon Sibirischer Stör 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser gueldenstaedtii extirpated Russian sturgeon Donau-Stör 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenus introduced Sterlet Sterlet 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio extirpated Sturgeon E?ketres 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus native Spirlin Schneider 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Ukelei 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus chalcoides native Danube bleak Mairenke 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus mento native  Mairenke 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Maifisch 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead Schwarzer Zwergwels 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead Katzenwels 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Angurgis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis not established Bighead carp Marmorkarpfen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp Rapfen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus ballerus native Zope Schwuppe 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Sibirische Bartschmerle 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbus native Barbel Barbe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Blingis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Goldfisch 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Karausche 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius gibelio introduced Prussian carp Giebel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma nasus native Sneep Nase 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Dorngrundel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Kleine Maräne 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus arenicolus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus bavaricus endemic  Kilch 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus candidus questionable   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus clupeaformis not established Lake whitefish Felchen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus fontanae native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus gutturosus extirpated  Kilch 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus hoferi endemic  Schwebrenke 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus introduced Common whitefish Große Maräne 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lucinensis endemic  Kleine Maräne 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus macrophthalmus native  European whitefish 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus maraena native Maraena whitefish Ostseeschnäpel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus extirpated Houting Schnepel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus peled introduced Peled Peledmaräne 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus pidschian native Humpback whitefish Europäischer Kilch 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus renke native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus wartmanni native  Blaufelchen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus widegreni native Valaam whitefish Schalsee Maräne 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Mühlkoppe 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus microstomus native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus perifretum native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus extirpated Alpine bullhead Buntflossenkoppe 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus rhenanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella not established Grass carp Graskarpfen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Karpfen 
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass Wolfsbarsch 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Hecht 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon danfordi misidentification Carpathian lamprey Donau-Neunauge 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon vladykovi native Danubian brook lamprey  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Großer Stichling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Grundalis 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe Kaulbarsch 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus schraetser native Schraetzer Schrätzer 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho hucho native Huchen Huchen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp Silberkarpfen 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Fluss-Neunauge 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Bachpricke 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis auritus questionable Redbreast sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellus questionable Green sunfish Grasbarsch 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Kürbiskernbarsch 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus native Belica Blingo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Orfe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Hasel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus souffia native Varione Französischer Strömer 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Quappe 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu introduced Smallmouth bass Schwarzbarsch 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides questionable Largemouth bass Forellenbarsch 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus introduced Oriental weatherfish Ostasiatischer Schlammpeitzger 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis native Weatherfish Europäischer Schlammpeitzger 
Perciformes Gobiidae Neogobius kessleri introduced Bighead goby Kessler-Grundel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch not established Coho salmon Silberlachs 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha not established Chinook salmon Königslachs 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus not established Nile tilapia Nilbuntbarsch 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Malkis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pelecus cultratus native Ziege Sichling 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch A??egis 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Meer-Neunauge 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus percnurus questionable Lake minnow Sumpfelritze 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Elritze 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pimephales promelas questionable Fathead minnow Fettköpfige Elritze 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Flunder 
Perciformes Gobiidae Proterorhinus marmoratus introduced Tubenose goby Marmorierte Grundel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parva introduced Stone moroko Blaubandbärbling 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Kleiner Stichling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus native Amur bitterling Bitterling 
Characiformes Characidae Roeboides dayi misidentification  Days Raubglassalmler 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio albipinnatus native White-finned gudgeon Weißflossiger Gründling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio belingi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio kesslerii questionable Kessler's gudgeon Kessler Gründling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio uranoscopus extirpated Danubian longbarbel gudgeon Steingressling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus meidingerii native  Frauenfisch 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus pigus native  Frauenfisch 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Brun?e 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Lachs 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario native Brown trout Forelle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta lacustris native  Forelle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Meerforelle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Seesaibling 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus evasus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Bachsaibling 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus leucomaenis pluvius questionable   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush questionable Lake trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus profundus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus umbla native  Ritter 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca native Pike-perch Starkis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Rotfeder 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis native Wels catfish Kalis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Döbel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Äsche 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Linis 
Esociformes Umbridae Umbra krameri introduced Mudminnow Europäischer Hundsfisch 
Esociformes Umbridae Umbra pygmaea introduced Eastern mudminnow Kleiner Hundsfisch 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimba native Vimba Seabre 
Perciformes Percidae Zingel streber native Danube streber Streber 
Perciformes Percidae Zingel zingel native Zingel Zingel 

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