List of Freshwater Fishes for Italy

Number of freshwater fish species: 114 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 introduced Common bream Abramide 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser naccarii native Adriatic sturgeon Storione cobice 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Storione 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser transmontanus introduced White sturgeon Storione bianco 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus albidus native Italian bleak Alborella meridionale 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus arborella native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa agone native  Twaite shad 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Alosa 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead Pesce gatto 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus natalis introduced Yellow bullhead Pesce gatto 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Anguilla 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus native  Nono 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Carpa dalla testa grande 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius introduced Asp  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt Latterino 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Cobite barbatello 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbus introduced Barbel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus caninus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus cyclolepis introduced   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus graellsii introduced   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus meridionalis misidentification Mediterranean barbel Barbo canino 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus peloponnesius introduced   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus plebejus native  Barbo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus tyberinus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna introduced White bream  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Carassio dorato 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Carassio 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Cefalo labbrone 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma genei native  Lasca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma nasus introduced Sneep  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma soetta native  Savetta 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis bilineata endemic   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis conspersa endemic   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Cobite fluviale 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis zanandreai native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus clupeaformis not established Lake whitefish Coregone 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus introduced Common whitefish Coregone 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus macrophthalmus introduced   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus native Houting Bondella 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus wartmanni introduced   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Go de Brenta 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus scaturigo native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella not established Grass carp Amur 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Carpa 
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass Spigola 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Luccio 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish Gambusia 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki introduced Eastern mosquitofish Gambusia 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus introduced Three-spined stickleback Spinarello 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio benacensis endemic  Gobione 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio introduced Gudgeon Gobione 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus introduced Ruffe Acerina 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho hucho native Huchen Salmone del Danubio 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Huso huso native Beluga Storione ladando 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp Carpa argentata 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ictalurus punctatus introduced Channel catfish Pesce gatto punteggiato 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia panizzae native  Ghiozzetto di laguna 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia punctatissima native  Panzarolo 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Lampreda di fiume 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Lampreda minore 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis auritus introduced Redbreast sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Persico sole 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lethenteron zanandreai native Po brook lamprey  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus souffia native Varione Strigione 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet Cefalo calamita 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet Cefalo verzelata 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota introduced Burbot Bottatrice 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Persico trota 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus introduced Oriental weatherfish  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis introduced Weatherfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet Baldigare 
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes bonariensis introduced Pejerrey Pesce re 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch not established Coho salmon Salmone argentato 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Trota 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha not established Chinook salmon Salmone reale 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pachychilon pictum introduced   
Perciformes Gobiidae Padogobius bonelli native  Common goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Padogobius nigricans native Arno goby Ghiozzo di ruscello 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis introduced European perch Perca 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Lampreda di mare 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Sanguinerola 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Passera nera 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus canestrinii native  Ghiozzetto cenerino 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus marmoratus native Marbled goby Ghiozzo marmorizzato 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parva introduced Stone moroko Pseudorasbora 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus introduced Amur bitterling  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus aula endemic  Triotto 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus pigus introduced  Pigo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rubilio native  Rovella 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus introduced Roach Rutilo 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia larvata endemic  Cobite mascherato 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny Cagnetta 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo carpio native  Carpione del Garda 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo cettii native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo fibreni endemic  Carpione del Fibreno 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo marmoratus native  Trota marmorata 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Salmone atlantico 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta macrostigma questionable  Trota macrostigma 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Trota fario 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus not established Charr Salmerino 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Salmerino di fontana 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush native Lake trout Trota di lago americana 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus umbla native   
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch Lucioperca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Scardola 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius scardafa endemic   
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish Siluro 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Cavedano 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius lucumonis endemic  Cavedano dell'Ombrone 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish Pesce ago di rio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Telestes muticellus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Temolo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca introduced Tench Tinca 

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Eli, 23.08.07



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