List of Freshwater Fishes for Switzerland

Number of freshwater fish species: 90 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 Brachsen 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio extirpated Sturgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus native Spirlin Allorella 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native Bleak Ablette 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus chalcoides native Danube bleak  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa agone native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa extirpated Allis shad  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallax extirpated Twaite shad  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Aal 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis not established Bighead carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus ballerus misidentification Zope  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula barbatula native Stone loach Cobite barbatello 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbus native Barbel Barbe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus caninus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus meridionalis native Mediterranean barbel Barbeau truite 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus plebejus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna native White bream Blicca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp Carpa a specchi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma nasus native Sneep Hotu 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenia native Spined loach Cobite fluviale 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albellus endemic  Brienzlig 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albula native Vendace Petite marène 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus alpinus endemic  Kropfer 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus arenicolus native  Sandfelchen 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus candidus endemic  Bondelle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus clupeaformis not established Lake whitefish  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus confusus endemic  Pfärrig 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus fatioi endemic  Albock 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus fera extirpated  Féra 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus gutturosus extirpated   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus heglingus endemic  Winteralbeli 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus hiemalis native  Gravenche 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretus extirpated Common whitefish Coregone lavarello 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus macrophthalmus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus nobilis endemic  Edelfisch 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchus native Houting Bondelle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus palaea endemic  Palée 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus pidschian native Humpback whitefish Coregone 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus restrictus extirpated  Férit 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus suidteri endemic   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus wartmanni native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus zuerichensis endemic  Bratfisch 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus zugensis endemic  Weissfisch 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobio native Bullhead Groppe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Carpa 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius native Northern pike  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback Spinarello 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio native Gudgeon Gobione 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuus native Ruffe  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho hucho native Huchen Huchen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix not established Silver carp  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra fluviatilis extirpated European river lamprey  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planeri native European brook lamprey Bachneunauge 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed Perche soleil 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus native Belica Ablé de Heckel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idus questionable Ide Aland 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscus native Common dace Hasel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus souffia native Varione Blageon 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lota native Burbot Bottatrice 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass Forellenbarsch 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilis native Weatherfish Loche d'étang 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Gobiidae Padogobius bonelli native   
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis native European perch Barsch 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Lamprete 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus native Eurasian minnow Elritze 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parva introduced Stone moroko  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius questionable Ninespine stickleback Zwergstichling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus native Amur bitterling Bitterling 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus pigus native  Gardon galant 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus native Roach Rotauge 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar extirpated Atlantic salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario native Brown trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta extirpated Sea trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus native Charr Omble chevalier 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Bachsaibling 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush introduced Lake trout Amerikanische Seeforelle 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus neocomensis native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus umbla native   
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch Sandre 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus native Rudd Rotengle 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis native Wels catfish Silure glane 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalus native European Chub Cavezzale 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallus native Grayling Äsche 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca native Tench Schleie 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimba extirpated Vimba Zährte 
Perciformes Percidae Zingel asper native Rhone streber  

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