Endangered Fishes of Asia
Show fishes in Asia with profiles available.
Show all fishes of concern in Asia.
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Common Name Range ***
Ala Balik Turkey
Asian Bonytongue Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Ayumodoki Japan
Jullien's Golden Carp Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
Nekogigi Catfish Japan
Ornate Eagle Ray Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia), China, Indonesia (Jawa, Kalimantan), Malaysia, Maldives, Mozambique, Taiwan, Thailand
Speartooth Shark Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea
Thailand Giant Catfish Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Whale Shark Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America

**What fishes are listed here?:

The Asia section of this site lists the folllowing fishes appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the Asian continent and many surrounding islands.
  • Fishes that dwell in or travel to the Black and Mediterranean Sea (and its islands).
  • Fishes that dwell in or travel to India and Russia.
  • Fishes that dwell in or travel to any Eurasian region.
  • Some species may be listed that dwell in or travel to some nearby areas of the Middle East (between Africa and Asia).
  • Fishes that dwell in or travel to Indonesia and nearby islands located in the South East Asian Archipelago.
  • Fishes that dwell in Middle Eastern countries between Africa and Asia

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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