List of Freshwater Fishes for Greece

Number of freshwater fish species: 122 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 Λεστιά 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Ξυρύχι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus native Spirlin Τσιρωνάκι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Σίρκο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus belvica native  Μπελοβίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus chalcoides native Danube bleak Alaïa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus vistonicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus volviticus native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallax native Twaite shad Σαρδελομάνα 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa macedonica endemic Macedonia shad Λιπαριά 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa vistonica native  Θρίτσα 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Χέλι 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus native  Ζαχαριάς 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Μαρμαροκυπρίνος 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp Ασπρογρίβαδο 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt Αθερίνα 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Βίνος 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus albanicus native  Στροσίδι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus cyclolepis native  Βιργιάνα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus euboicus endemic  Πετρόψαρο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus graecus native  Σκαρούνι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus macedonicus native  Μουστακάτο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus meridionalis native Mediterranean barbel Moystacato 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus peloponnesius endemic  Χαμοσούρτης 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus prespensis native  Μπριάνα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus thessalus endemic Thessalian barbel Μουστακάτο Θεσσαλίας 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Χρυσόψαρο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius introduced Crucian carp Κουτσουράς 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius gibelio native Prussian carp Πεταλούδα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma prespense native  Σκουμπούζι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma vardarense native  Γουρουνομύτης 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus introduced North African catfish Κλαρίας 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis arachthosensis native  Αραχθοβελονίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis hellenica endemic  Λουροβελονίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis meridionalis native  Βρυγοβελονίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis punctilineata endemic  Γραμμοβελονίτσα  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis stephanidisi endemic  Φεροβελονίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis strumicae native  Θρακοβελονίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis trichonica endemic  Τριχωνοβελονίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis vardarensis vardarensis native  Βελονίτσα 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus introduced Common whitefish Κορήγονος 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella not established Grass carp Χορτοφάγος κυπρίνος 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Γριβάδι 
Perciformes Gobiidae Economidichthys pygmaeus native  Λουρογωβιός 
Perciformes Gobiidae Economidichthys trichonis endemic  Νανογωβιός 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Τούρνα 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon hellenicus endemic Greek brook lamprey Γκαβόχελο 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish Κουνουπόψαρο 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Αγκαθερό 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio banarescui native  Μυλωνάκι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Γυφτόψαρο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp Ασημοκυπρίνος 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia caucasica native  Ποντογωβιός 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia goerneri endemic  Κερκυρογωβιός 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia milleri endemic  Αχερονογωβιός 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia panizzae native  Ευηνογωβιός 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia punctatissima misidentification   
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia thessala endemic  Θεσσαλογωβιός 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ladigesocypris ghigii native  Γκιζάνι 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Ηλιόψαρο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus native Belica Μικροσίρκο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus pleurobipunctatus endemic  Λιάρα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Messinobarbus carottae native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch not established Coho salmon Σολομός κόχο 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Αμερικάνικη πέστροφα 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Oxynoemacheilus bureschi native  Πετροχείλι 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Oxynoemacheilus pindus native  Πινδοβίνος 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Oxynoemacheilus theophilii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pachychilon macedonicum native  Μαυροτσιρώνι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pachychilon pictum native  Χειλάς 
Perciformes Gobiidae Padogobius nigricans misidentification Arno goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Parabramis pekinensis introduced White amur bream Κινέζικη λεστιά 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pelasgus laconicus native   
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Περκί 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Petroleuciscus borysthenicus native Dnieper chub Τσαϊλάκι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Petroleuciscus smyrnaeus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Κοκκινόγαστρος 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus strymonicus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Proterorhinus marmoratus native Tubenose goby Ρινογωβιός 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus beoticus endemic  Πασκόβιζα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus epiroticus native  Τσίμα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus marathonicus native  Ντάσκα Μαραθώνα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus prespensis native  Τσίμα Πρέσπας 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus stymphalicus endemic  Ντάσκα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus thesproticus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parva introduced Stone moroko Ψευτορασμπόρα 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius hellenicus endemic  Ελληνοπυγόστεος 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius platygaster native Southern ninespine stickleback Ποντοπυγόστεος 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus amarus native Bitterling Μουρμουρίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio elimeius native  Μουστακάς 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus panosi native Acheloos roach Acheloos roach 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus prespensis native  Πλατίκα Πρέσπας 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Πλατίκα Βεγορίτιδας 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus ylikiensis endemic  Δρομίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia balcanica native Golden spined loach Χρυσοβελονίτσα 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria economidisi native   
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny Ποταμοσαλιάρα 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo dentex native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo letnica introduced Ohrid trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo macedonicus native  Πέστροφα Μακεδονίας 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo pelagonicus native  Πέστροφα Πελαγονίας 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo peristericus native  Πέστροφα Πρέσπας 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar not established Atlantic salmon Σολομός  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta macrostigma native  Πέστροφα 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis not established Brook trout Σαλβελίνος 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca native Pike-perch Ποταμολαύρακο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius acarnanicus endemic  Τσερούκλα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Κοκκινοφτέρα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius graecus endemic  Καλαμίθρα 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus aristotelis endemic  Γλανίδι 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis native Wels catfish Γουλιανός 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Τυλινάρι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius keadicus endemic  Μενίδα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius orpheus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius peloponensis native Peloponnese chub Peloponnese chub 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Γλήνι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tropidophoxinellus hellenicus endemic  Γουρνάρα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tropidophoxinellus spartiaticus native  Μπάφα 
Cyprinodontiformes Valenciidae Valencia letourneuxi native Corfu toothcarp Ζουρνάς 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba melanops native Macedonian vimba Μαλαμίδα 
Perciformes Percidae Zingel balcanicus native  Ποταμολούτσος 

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