List of Freshwater Fishes for Iceland

Number of freshwater fish species: 12 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.
Tropical Freshwater Fish | Biotope aquaria | Country Index

Record number 1 to 12  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Graa-stepa 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Áll 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna questionable White bream  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Hornsíli 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha introduced Pink salmon Bleiklax 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss not established Rainbow trout Regnbogasilungur 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Sæsteinsuga 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Lax 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Urriði 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Bleikja 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus murta native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus thingvallensis native   

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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.