List of Freshwater Fishes for Denmark

Number of freshwater fish species: 63 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 Brasen 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenus questionable Sterlet Sterlet 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio extirpated Sturgeon Almindelig stør 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Almindelig løje 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Majsild 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallax native Twaite shad Stavsild 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead Brun dværgmalle 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Europæisk ål 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Marmorkarpe 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Almindelig smerling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Flire 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Sølvkarusse 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Karusse 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius gibelio introduced Prussian carp Giebel 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Tyklæbet multe 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Almindelig pigsmerling 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Heltling 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus native Common whitefish Helt 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus nilssoni native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus native Houting Snæbel 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio extirpated Bullhead Almindelig ferskvandsulk 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus native Alpine bullhead Finnestribet ferskvandsulk 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella not established Grass carp Græskarpe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Karpe 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Gedde 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Trepigget hundestejle 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Almindelig grundling 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe Hork 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Almindelig flodlampret 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Almindelig bæklampret 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus native Belica Regnløje 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Almindelig Rimte 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Strømskalle 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata stray Golden grey mullet Guldmulte 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado stray Thinlip mullet Multe 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Ferskvandskvabbe 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu not established Smallmouth bass Småmundet ørredaborre 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides not established Largemouth bass Stormundet ørredaborre 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis native Weatherfish Dyndsmerling 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii not established Cutthroat trout Rødstrubet ørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Kamchatka-ørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus nerka not established Sockeye salmon Rødlaks 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Europæisk smelt 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Europæisk aborre 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Havlampret 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Almindelig elritse 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Skrubbe 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Nipigget hundestejle 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus native Amur bitterling Amurbitterling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Almindelig Skalle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Atlanterhavslaks 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario native Brown trout Bækørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta lacustris native  Søørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Almindelig ørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus not established Charr Fjeldørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Kildeørred 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush not established Lake trout Amerikansk søørred 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch Sandart 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Rudskalle 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis extirpated Wels catfish Europæisk malle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Europæisk stalling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Suder 
Esociformes Umbridae Umbra pygmaea introduced Eastern mudminnow Lille hundefisk 

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



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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.