List of Freshwater Fishes for Finland

Number of freshwater fish species: 68 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 Lahna 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenus questionable Sterlet Sterletti 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Storjer 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Salakka 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Pilkkusilli 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead Piikkimonni 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Ankerias 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp Toutain 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus ballerus native Zope Sulkava 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Kivennuoliainen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Pasuri 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Ruutana 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostomus catostomus catostomus introduced Longnose sucker Imukarppi 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Rantaneula 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Muikku 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus questionable Common whitefish Siika 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus maraena native Maraena whitefish  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus megalops native Lacustrine fluvial whitefish  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus native Houting Järvisiika 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus peled introduced Peled Peledsiika 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus pidschian native Humpback whitefish Pohjasiika 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus widegreni native Valaam whitefish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Kivisimppu 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus koshewnikowi native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus native Alpine bullhead Kirjoeväsimppu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp Ruohokarppi 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Culaea inconstans introduced Brook stickleback Viisipiikki 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Karppi 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Hauki 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Kolmipiikki 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Törö 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe Kiiski 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Nahkiainen 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Pikkunahkiainen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus introduced Belica Allikkosalakka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Säyne 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Korpiainen 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Made 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu not established Smallmouth bass Pikkubassi 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides not established Largemouth bass Isobassi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha introduced Pink salmon Kyttyrälohi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta not established Chum salmon Koiralohi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Kirjolohi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus nerka not established Sockeye salmon Intiaanilohi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha not established Chinook salmon Kuningaslohi 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Kuore 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pelecus cultratus native Ziege Miekkasärki 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Ahven 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Merinahkiainen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Mutu 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Kampela 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Kymmenpiikki 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Särki 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Lohi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario native Brown trout Purotaimen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta lacustris native  Järvitaimen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Taimen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Nieriä 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Puronieriä 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush introduced Lake trout Harmaanieriä 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca native Pike-perch Kuha 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Sorva 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis extirpated Wels catfish Monni 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Turpa 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Harjus 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Suutari 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglopsis quadricornis native Fourhorn sculpin Härkäsimppu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimba native Vimba Vimpa 

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



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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.