List of Freshwater Fishes for Netherlands

Number of freshwater fish species: 75 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 Brasem 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Stent 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus native Spirlin Gestippelde alver 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Alver 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Elft 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead Zwarte Amerikaanse dwergmeerval 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead Bruine Amerikaanse dwergmeerval 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Aal 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Grootkopkarper 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius introduced Asp  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt Kleine koornaarvis 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Bermpje 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbus native Barbel Barbeel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Kolblei 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Goudvis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Kroeskarper 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius gibelio native Prussian carp Giebel 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Diklippige harder 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma nasus native Sneep Sneep 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus introduced North African catfish Afrikaanse meerval 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Kleine modderkruiper 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula introduced Vendace Kleine marene 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus clupeaformis not established Lake whitefish Marene 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus not established Common whitefish Grote marene 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus native Houting Houting 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Rivierdonderpad 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus perifretum native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella not established Grass carp Graskarper 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Karper 
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass Zeebaars 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Snoek 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Driedoornige stekelbaars 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Grondel 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe Pos 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp Zilverkarper 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Rivierprik 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Beekprik 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Zonnebaars 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus native Belica Vetje 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Winde 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Gruis 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet Goudharder 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet Dunlipharder 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Kwabasi 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu not established Smallmouth bass Kleinbekbaars 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Forelbaars 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis native Weatherfish Grote modderkruiper 
Perciformes Gobiidae Neogobius melanostomus introduced Round goby  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch introduced Coho salmon Cohozalm 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Regenboogforel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha introduced Chinook salmon Chinook zalm 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Spiering 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Baars 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Zeeprik 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Elrits 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Bot 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy Gup 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parva introduced Stone moroko Blauwband 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Tiendoornige stekelbaars 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus amarus native Bitterling  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus native Amur bitterling Bittervoorn 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Blankvoorn 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Hengst 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario native Brown trout Beekforel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Zeeforel 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Riddervis 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis not established Brook trout Bronforel 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch Snoekbaars 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Rietvoorn 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish Meerval 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Kopvoorn 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Vlagzalm 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Zeelt 
Esociformes Umbridae Umbra pygmaea introduced Eastern mudminnow Amerikaanse hondsvis 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimba introduced Vimba Blauwneus 

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