List of Freshwater Fishes for Sweden

Number of freshwater fish species: 75 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 Braxen 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenus introduced Sterlet Sterlett 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon Atlantstör 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Löja 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Majfisk 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallax native Twaite shad Staksill 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Ål 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Marmorkarp 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp Asp 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus ballerus native Zope Faren 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Grönling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Björkna 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus questionable Goldfish Guldfisk 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Ruda 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Nissöga 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Siklöja 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus questionable Common whitefish Lavaretsik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus maraena native Maraena whitefish Älvsik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus maxillaris endemic  Storsik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus megalops native Lacustrine fluvial whitefish Blåsik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus nilssoni native  Planktonsik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus questionable Houting Nordsjösik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus pallasii native  Aspsik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus peled native Peled Storskallesik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus pidschian questionable Humpback whitefish Vitahavssik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus trybomi endemic  Vårsiklöja 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus widegreni native Valaam whitefish Sandsik 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Rysk Simpa 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus koshewnikowi native   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopus native Alpine bullhead Bergsimpa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp Gräskarp 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Karp 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike Gädda 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Nakenspigg 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Sandkrypare 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe Gärs 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho hucho not established Huchen Huchen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp Silverkarp 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis native European river lamprey Flodnejonöga 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Bäcknejonöga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus introduced Belica Groplöja 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus native Ide Id 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Stäm 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Lake 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu not established Smallmouth bass Svartabborre 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Öringabborre 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii introduced Cutthroat trout Strupsnittsöring 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha introduced Pink salmon Puckellax 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch introduced Coho salmon Silverlax 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Regnbåge 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus nerka introduced Sockeye salmon Indianlax 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus eperlanus native European smelt Nors 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pelecus cultratus native Ziege Skärkniv 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Abborre 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Havsnejonöga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Elritsa 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder Skrubba 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius native Ninespine stickleback Småspigg 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Mört 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar native Atlantic salmon Lax 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario questionable Brown trout Bäcköring 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta lacustris questionable  Insjööring 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta native Sea trout Öring 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Fjällröding 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Bäckröding 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush introduced Lake trout Canadaröding 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus umbla native  Storröding 
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca native Pike-perch Gös 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus questionable Rudd Sarv 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis native Wels catfish Mal 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Färna 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Harr 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Sutare 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglopsis quadricornis native Fourhorn sculpin Hornsimpa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimba native Vimba Vimma 

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Lei, 20.11.08



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