List of Freshwater Fishes for Latvia

Number of freshwater fish species: 71 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 Leshtsch 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenus introduced Sterlet  
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus native Spirlin Bystrjanka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Ukleika 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Retschnoi ugor 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp Zerekh 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus ballerus native Zope Sinetz 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Goletz 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Gustera 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Zolotaja rybka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Kruglyi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius gibelio native Prussian carp Serebreanyi karas 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Shtschipovka 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Evropeiskaja riapushka 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus questionable Common whitefish Prokhodskoi sig 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus migratorius introduced   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus muksun introduced Muksun  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus nasus introduced Broad whitefish Tschir 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus native Houting  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus peled introduced Peled  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus native Alpine bullhead  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Sazan 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Shtschuka 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Trekhiglaja koliushka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon  
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe  
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Huso huso introduced Beluga  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Retschnaja 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Evropeiskaja rutschjevnaja minoga 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Soletschnaja pyba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus native Belica Ovsianka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Iaz 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Eletz 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Nalim 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Bolsherotnyi amerikanskii tscherny okun 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis native Weatherfish Viun 
Perciformes Moronidae Morone saxatilis introduced Striped bass  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mylopharyngodon piceus introduced Black carp  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha introduced Pink salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta introduced Chum salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch introduced Coho salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Korjushka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pelecus cultratus native Ziege Tschekhon 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Okun 
Perciformes Odontobutidae Perccottus glenii introduced Chinese sleeper  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Morskaja minoga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus percnurus native Lake minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Goljan 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Malaja koliushka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus amarus native Bitterling  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus native Amur bitterling Gortschak 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Plotva 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Losos 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario native Brown trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Losos taimen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus introduced Charr  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout  
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca native Pike-perch Sudak 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Krasnoperka 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis native Wels catfish Som 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Govali 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Stenodus leucichthys introduced Inconnu  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Kharius 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Lin 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglopsis quadricornis native Fourhorn sculpin  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimba native Vimba Syrt 

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



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