List of Freshwater Fishes for Norway

Number of freshwater fish species: 54 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 Brasme 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Stør 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Laue 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Maisild 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead Dvergmalle 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Ål 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp Asp 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Flisebrasme 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Gullfisk 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Karuss 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Tykkleppet multe 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Lagesild 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus questionable Common whitefish Sik 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Hvitfinnet steinulke 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus native Alpine bullhead Steinsmett 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Karpe 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Gjedde 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Stikling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio introduced Gudgeon Sandkryper 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe Hork 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra camtschatica questionable Arctic lamprey Arktisk niøye 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Elveniøye 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Bekkeniøye 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus introduced Belica Regnlaue 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Vederbuk 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus questionable Common dace Hersling 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Liopsetta glacialis native Arctic flounder  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet Gullmulte 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet Tynnleppet multe 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Lake 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu not established Smallmouth bass Svart lakseabbor 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides questionable Largemouth bass Lakseabbor 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha introduced Pink salmon Pukkellaks 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta introduced Chum salmon Ketalaks 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Aure 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Krøkle 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Abbor 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Havniøye 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Ørekyt 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Skrubbe 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Småstikling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Mort 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Laks 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Ørret 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Røye 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Bekkerøye 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush introduced Lake trout Canadarøye 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca native Pike-perch Gjørs 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus questionable Rudd Sørv 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Stam 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Harr 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca introduced Tench Sudre 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglopsis quadricornis native Fourhorn sculpin Hornulke 

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



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