List of Freshwater Fishes for Korea, Dem. People's Rep

Number of freshwater fish species: 85 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 Abbottina rivularis native Chinese false gudgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Abbottina springeri native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Acanthogobius hasta native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Acanthogobius lactipes native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acheilognathus rhombeus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acheilognathus signifer native Korean bittering  
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser dabryanus native Yangtze sturgeon  
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser mikadoi native Sakhalin sturgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aphyocypris chinensis native Chinese bleak  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula nuda native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Brachymystax lenok native Lenok  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chanodichthys erythropterus native Predatory carp  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis lutheri native Luther's spiny loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis melanoleuca melanoleuca native   
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia nasus native Japanese grenadier anchovy  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus czerskii native Cherskii's sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus hangiongensis native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus native Alpine bullhead  
Gadiformes Gadidae Eleginus gracilis native Saffron cod  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius gymnauchen native Sharp-nosed sand goby  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gnathopogon strigatus native Manchurian gudgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio cynocephalus native Siberian gudgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gymnogobius taranetzi questionable   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hemibarbus longirostris native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hemibarbus maculatus native Spotted steed  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hemiculter leucisculus native Sharpbelly  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho ishikawae native   
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Hypomesus nipponensis questionable Japanese smelt  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Hypomesus olidus native Pond smelt  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Kareius bicoloratus native Stone flounder  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra camtschatica native Arctic lamprey  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra morii native Korean lamprey  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra reissneri native Far Eastern brook lamprey  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus waleckii native Amur ide  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Perciformes Odontobutidae Micropercops swinhonis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Microphysogobio tungtingensis native Long-nosed gudgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Microphysogobio yaluensis native   
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus native Oriental weatherfish  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus buphoensis native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus mizolepis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Moroco steindachneri native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil soiuy native So-iuy mullet  
Osmeriformes Salangidae Neosalanx hubbsi native   
Osmeriformes Salangidae Neosalanx jordani native   
Perciformes Odontobutidae Odontobutis obscura native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha native Pink salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta native Chum salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch not established Coho salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus masou masou native Cherry salmon Shima-yeon-eo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsariichthys uncirostris native Three-lips  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus mordax dentex native Arctic rainbow smelt  
Perciformes Odontobutidae Perccottus glenii native Chinese sleeper  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus kumgangensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus oxycephalus native Chinese minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus semotilus native   
Osmeriformes Plecoglossidae Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis native Ayu  
Osmeriformes Salangidae Protosalanx chinensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudogobio esocinus native   
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius sinensis native Amur stickleback  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pungtungia herzi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus suigensis native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus leucomaenis leucomaenis native Whitespotted char  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus malma malma native Dolly varden  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sarcocheilichthys nigripinnis morii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sarcocheilichthys sinensis sinensis native Chinese lake gudgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Saurogobio dabryi native Chinese lizard gudgeon  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus microdorsalis native   
Perciformes Percichthyidae Siniperca scherzeri native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalidus gracilis majimae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalidus japonicus coreanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squaliobarbus curriculus native Barbel chub  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Takifugu obscurus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tanakia lanceolata native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus yaluensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tribolodon brandtii native Pacific redfin  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tribolodon hakonensis native Big-scaled redfin  
Perciformes Gobiidae Tridentiger brevispinis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Zacco temminckii native Dark chub  

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