List of Freshwater Fishes for Portugal

Number of freshwater fish species: 61 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 introduced Common bream Brema 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Achondrostoma arcasii native  Panjorca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Achondrostoma occidentale endemic  Ruivaco do Oeste 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Achondrostoma oligolepis endemic  Ruivaca 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio extirpated Sturgeon Creal 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus introduced Bleak Alburno 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Sável 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallax native Twaite shad Saboga 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead Peixe-gato 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Anaecypris hispanica native  Saramugo 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Enguia 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt Peixe-rei 
Perciformes Cichlidae Australoheros facetus introduced Chameleon cichlid Chanchito 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus bocagei native  Barbo do Norte 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus comizo native Iberian barbel Barbo-focinheiro 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus microcephalus native  Barbo-de-cabeça-pequena 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus sclateri native  Barbo do Sul 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus steindachneri endemic  Barbo-intermédio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Pimpão 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet Tainha-liça 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma duriense native  Boga-do-Douro 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma olisiponensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma polylepis native Iberian nase Boga-de-boca-recta 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma willkommii native  Nase 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis calderoni native  Loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis paludica native  Iberian-loach 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Carpa 
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass Robalo 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius introduced Northern pike Lúcio 
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus heteroclitus heteroclitus introduced Mummichog Fundulo 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish Gambuzia 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki introduced Eastern mosquitofish Gambusia 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Esganagata 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio introduced Gudgeon Barbo-Espanhol 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio lozanoi introduced  Góbio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Iberochondrostoma lemmingii native  Boga-de-boca-arqueada 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Iberochondrostoma lusitanicum endemic  Boga-Portuguesa 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Lampreia-do-rio 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri questionable European brook lamprey Lampreia-de-esteiro 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Perca-sol 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet Taínha 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet Alvor 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Achiga 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet Mugem 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Truta 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis introduced European perch Perca 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Lampreia do mar 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Patruça 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus introduced Roach Pardelha-dos-Alpes 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny Caboz-de-água-doce 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Salmão 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Truta marisca 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis not established Brook trout Truta-das-fontes 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch Lúcio perca 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish Siluro-europeu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius alburnoides native  Iberian-Roach 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius aradensis native  Escalo-do-Arade 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius carolitertii native Bordallo Escalo do norte 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius pyrenaicus native  Iberian-Chub 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius torgalensis native  Escalo-do-Mira 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca introduced Tench Tenca 

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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.