List of Freshwater Fishes for Turkey

Number of freshwater fish species: 166

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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Family Scientific Name FB Name Name Status
Cyprinidae Abramis brama Carp bream  Tahta baligi native
Cyprinidae Acanthobrama mirabilis   native
Acipenseridae Acipenser gueldenstaedtii Russian sturgeon  Rusmersini balığı native
Acipenseridae Acipenser persicus Persian sturgeon   native
Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenus Sterlet  Çuka balığı questionable
Acipenseridae Acipenser stellatus Starry sturgeon  Sivruşka balığı questionable
Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio Sturgeon  Kolan balığı native
Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus Chub  Noktali inci baligi native
Cyprinidae Alburnus akili   endemic
Cyprinidae Alburnus albidus Italian bleak   questionable
Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus Bleak  Inci baligi native
Cyprinidae Alburnus baliki   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus escherichii   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus filippii Kura bleak   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus heckeli   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus hohenackeri North Caucasian bleak   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus nasreddini   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus orontis   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus sellal   native
Cyprinidae Alburnus tarichi Tarek  Incikefali Bali i endemic
Clupeidae Alosa caspia caspia Caspian shad   native
Clupeidae Alosa pontica Pontic shad  Ringa balığı native
Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus Brown bullhead   introduced
Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla European eel  Yılan balığı native
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius anatoliae anatoliae  Dislisazancik bali i endemic
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius asquamatus Scaleless killifish  Scaleless killifish endemic
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius burdurensis   native
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius chantrei  Dislisazancik bali i endemic
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius danfordii   endemic
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus  Dalaba baligi native
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius mento   native
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius sureyanus   endemic
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius villwocki   native
Cyprinidae Aspius aspius Asp  Kocaagiz baligi native
Cyprinidae Aspius vorax   native
Atherinidae Atherina boyeri Big-scale sand smelt  Atherina balığı native
Balitoridae Barbatula pulsiz   native
Cyprinidae Barbus cyclolepis   native
Cyprinidae Barbus kosswigi   native
Cyprinidae Barbus lorteti   native
Cyprinidae Barbus mursa Mursa   native
Cyprinidae Barbus plebejus   native
Gobiidae Benthophilus stellatus Stellate tadpole-goby   native
Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerkna White bream  Abdalca native
Cyprinidae Capoeta antalyensis   endemic
Cyprinidae Capoeta capoeta capoeta Transcaucasian barb   native
Cyprinidae Capoeta damascina   native
Cyprinidae Capoeta pestai   native
Cyprinidae Capoeta sieboldii Colchic khramulya   native
Cyprinidae Capoeta tinca Anatolian khramulya   native
Cyprinidae Carasobarbus chantrei   native
Cyprinidae Carassius carassius Crucian carp  Kirmizi balik native
Cyprinidae Carassius gibelio Prussian carp  Kirmizi havuz baligi native
Cyprinidae Chalcalburnus chalcoides Danube bleak  Tatlisu kolyoz baligi native
Cyprinidae Chalcalburnus mossulensis   native
Mugilidae Chelon labrosus Thicklip grey mullet  Mavri balığı native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma angorense   native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma beysehirense   native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma holmwoodii   endemic
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma kinzelbachi   native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma meandrense   native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma oxyrhynchum Terek nase   native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma regium   native
Cyprinidae Chondrostoma vardarense   native
Clariidae Clarias gariepinus North African catfish   native
Clupeidae Clupeonella abrau muhlisi  Cce ringa endemic
Clupeidae Clupeonella cultriventris Black Sea sprat  Tülka balığı native
Cobitidae Cobitis bilseli   native
Cobitidae Cobitis elazigensis   native
Cobitidae Cobitis fahirae   native
Cobitidae Cobitis kellei   native
Cobitidae Cobitis puncticulata   native
Cobitidae Cobitis simplicispina   native
Cobitidae Cobitis splendens   native
Cobitidae Cobitis taenia Spined loach  Tasyiyen native
Cobitidae Cobitis turcica   native
Cobitidae Cobitis vardarensis kurui   native
Cyprinidae Crossocheilus klatti Isparta minnow  Saz Bali i endemic
Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio Common carp  Adi pullu introduced
Esocidae Esox lucius Northern pike  Turna baligi native
Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis Mosquitofish   introduced
Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki Eastern mosquitofish   introduced
Cyprinidae Garra rufa   native
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus Three-spined stickleback  Dikence balığı native
Sisoridae Glyptothorax armeniacus Armenian mountain cat   native
Sisoridae Glyptothorax steindachneri   native
Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio Gudgeon  Derekayasi baligi native
Cyprinidae Gobio hettitorum  Derekaya Bali i endemic
Gobiidae Gobius paganellus Rock goby  Hortumkayası balığı native
Cyprinidae Hemigrammocapoeta kemali   endemic
Acipenseridae Huso huso Beluga  Mersin morinası balığı native
Gobiidae Knipowitschia caucasica  Kaya baligi native
Gobiidae Knipowitschia ephesi   native
Gobiidae Knipowitschia mermere   native
Cyprinidae Ladigesocypris ghigii   native
Petromyzontidae Lampetra lanceolata Turkish brook lamprey   native
Cyprinodontidae Lebias splendens   endemic
Cyprinodontidae Lebias transgrediens   endemic
Cyprinidae Leucalburnus satunini   native
Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatus Belica   native
Cyprinidae Leuciscus cephaloides   native
Cyprinidae Leuciscus cephalus European Chub  Kosswig inci baligi native
Cyprinidae Leuciscus lepidus   native
Cyprinidae Leuciscus spurius   native
Mugilidae Liza abu Abu mullet   native
Mugilidae Liza aurata Golden grey mullet  Altınbaşkefal balığı native
Mugilidae Liza ramado Thinlip mullet  Pulatarina balığı native
Mugilidae Liza saliens Leaping mullet  Kobar balığı native
Gobiidae Mesogobius batrachocephalus Knout goby  Kurbağakayası balığı native
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus Flathead mullet  Kefal balığı native
Mugilidae Mugil soiuy So-iuy mullet  Pelingas introduced
Bagridae Mystus pelusius   native
Balitoridae Nemacheilus angorae Angora loach   native
Balitoridae Nemacheilus insignis   misidentification
Gobiidae Neogobius fluviatilis fluviatilis Monkey goby  Tatlısukayası balığı native
Gobiidae Neogobius gymnotrachelus Racer goby  Sarıkaya balığı native
Gobiidae Neogobius melanostomus Round goby  Kumkayası balığı native
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow trout  Alabalik türü introduced
Balitoridae Orthrias araxensis   native
Balitoridae Orthrias brandtii Kura loach   native
Balitoridae Orthrias euphraticus   native
Balitoridae Orthrias panthera   native
Balitoridae Orthrias tigris   native
Balitoridae Orthrias tschaiyssuensis  Cp baligi native
Balitoridae Paracobitis malapterura Western crested loach   native
Percidae Perca fluviatilis European perch  Tatlisu levregi native
Cyprinidae Petroleuciscus borysthenicus Dnieper chub   native
Cyprinidae Petroleuciscus kurui   endemic
Cyprinidae Petroleuciscus smyrnaeus   endemic
Cyprinidae Phoxinellus zeregi   native
Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinus Eurasian minnow   native
Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus Flounder  Derepisisi balığı native
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus anatolicus  Yag baligi endemic
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus antalyae   native
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus battalgili   native
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus crassus   endemic
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus egridiri  Yag baligi endemic
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus fahirae  Ot baligi native
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus handlirschi  Yag baligi endemic
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus kervillei   native
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus maeandri  Ot baligi endemic
Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus maeandricus   endemic
Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius Ninespine stickleback  Kücükdikence baligi native
Cyprinidae Rhodeus amarus Bitterling   native
Cyprinidae Rhodeus sericeus Amur bitterling  Acibalik native
Cyprinidae Romanogobio persus Kura gudgeon   native
Cyprinidae Rutilus frisii Kutum   native
Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus Roach  Kizilgöz baligi native
Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis Freshwater blenny  Horozbin balığı native
Blenniidae Salaria pavo Peacock blenny  İbiklihorozbina balığı native
Salmonidae Salmo platycephalus Flathead trout  Ala Balik endemic
Salmonidae Salmo salar Atlantic salmon  Alabalik atlantik not established
Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta Sea trout  Denizalabalığı native
Percidae Sander lucioperca Zander  Uzunlevrek balığı introduced
Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus Rudd  Kizilkanat baligi native
Balitoridae Schistura chrysicristinae   native
Balitoridae Seminemacheilus lendlii Anatolian loach   endemic
Siluridae Silurus glanis Wels catfish  Yayin baligi native
Labridae Symphodus roissali Five-spotted wrasse  Bıldırcınçırı balığı native
Labridae Symphodus tinca East Atlantic peacock wrasse  Lekeliçırçır balığı native
Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster Black-striped pipefish  Deniziğnesi balığı native
Syngnathidae Syngnathus schmidti  Denizignesi baligi native
Cyprinidae Tinca tinca Tench  Kadife baligi native
Balitoridae Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi   native
Cyprinidae Vimba melanops Macedonian vimba   native
Cyprinidae Vimba vimba Vimba  Kara balik native
Page created by Jen, 21.10.03 last modified by Eli, 17.11.04





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