List of Freshwater Fishes for Spain

Number of freshwater fish species: 96 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 Achondrostoma arcasii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Achondrostoma salmantinum native  Sarda 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser baerii baerii introduced Siberian sturgeon Esturión de Siberia 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser naccarii questionable Adriatic sturgeon Esturión del Adriático 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Esturión común 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus introduced Bleak Alburno 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Sabalo 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallax native Twaite shad Alosa 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead Bagre torito negro 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Anaecypris hispanica native  Jarabugo 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Anguila 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius baeticus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius iberus native Spanish toothcarp Fartet 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt Joell 
Perciformes Cichlidae Australoheros facetus introduced Chameleon cichlid  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Gobio de río 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus bocagei native  Barbo común 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus comizo native Iberian barbel Barbo comizo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus graellsii endemic  Barbo de Graells 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus guiraonis endemic  Barbo levante 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus haasi endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus meridionalis native Mediterranean barbel Barbo de montaña 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus microcephalus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus sclateri native  Barbo gitano 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna introduced White bream Brema blanca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Pez rojo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Carpín 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Muble 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma arrigonis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma duriense native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma miegii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma oretanum native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma polylepis native Iberian nase Boga de río 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma toxostoma native  Madrilla 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma turiense endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma willkommii native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis calderoni native  Lamprehuela 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis maroccana questionable   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis paludica native  Colmilleja 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Colmilleja 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis vettonica native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus aturi native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Cavilat 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus hispaniolensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Carpa 
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass Robaliza 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius introduced Northern pike Lucio 
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus heteroclitus heteroclitus introduced Mummichog Fúndulo 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish Gambusino 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki introduced Eastern mosquitofish  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Espinosillo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio introduced Gudgeon Gobio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio lozanoi native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby Bobi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho hucho introduced Huchen Salmón del Danubio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Iberochondrostoma lemmingii native  Pardilla 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ictalurus punctatus introduced Channel catfish Bagre de canal 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Lamprea de río 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri questionable European brook lamprey Lamprea de arroyo 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet Mule 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet Mule 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet Galúa blanca 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon Pez lagarto 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Perca americana 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis introduced Weatherfish Misgurno 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet Mule 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Salmones del Pacífico 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis introduced European perch Perca europea 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Lamprea 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus bigerri native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Pescardo 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Platixa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus introduced Roach Rutilo 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Salmón 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Trucha común 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Salvelino 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Salvelino 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch Lucioperca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus introduced Rudd Gardí 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish Siluro 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius alburnoides native  Calandino 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius carolitertii native Bordallo Bordallo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius castellanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Cacho 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius laietanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius malacitanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius palaciosi endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius pyrenaicus native  Cacho 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius valentinus native  Levantine bagra 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish Agulleta de riu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Tenca 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa coniptera native   
Cyprinodontiformes Valenciidae Valencia hispanica native Valencia toothcarp Samarugo 



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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

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.