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Fishes
Common Name Range ***
Acanthobrama spp.Syria, Turkey
Achondrostoma spp. (2)Portugal, Spain
Adriatic SalmonBosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro
Adriatic SturgeonAlbania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro
Aegean MinnowGreece
Ala BalikTurkey
Alburnus belvicaAlbania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Alburnus orontisSyria, Turkey
Alosa vistonicaGreece
Ammersee KilchGermany
Amur SturgeonChina, Russia
Anaecypris hispanicaSpain
Angel SharkEurope, Africa, and the Middle East
Angular Rough SharkAfrica, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Aphanius spp. (6)Greece, Spain, Turkey
Arno GobyItaly
AspreteRomania
Atlantic CodAsia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
Atlantic HalibutCanada (Newfoundland), Europe, United States (Alaska)
Atlantic Sawtail CatsharkMauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
Baltic SturgeonFrance
Barbatula spp. (5)Turkey
Barbel spp. (8)Albania, France, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine
Basking SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
Bastard SturgeonAzerbaijan, China, Georgia (Eurasia), Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey
BeloribitsaAzerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
Bigeye TunaAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
Blackchin GuitarfishEurope, Africa, and the Middle East
Blacksaddled Coral GrouperAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Blue SkateEurope, Africa, and the Middle East
BondelleSwitzerland
Bottlenose SkateAfrica, Europe
Brindle BassAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii), Oceanic
Bronze WhalerAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
Brown-marbled GrouperAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Camouflage GrouperAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cape SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
Capoeta antalyensisTurkey
Carpione Del GardaItaly
Caspian LampreyAzerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
Chondrostoma spp. (8)Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey
Chornaya GudgeonUkraine
Cicek MinnowTurkey
Clupeonella abrauRussia
Cobitis spp. (18)Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Libya, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine
Common GuitarfishEurope, Africa, and the Middle East
Common SawfishAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
Corfu ToothcarpAlbania, Greece
Cottus petitiFrance
Crimea ShemayaUkraine
Crimean Tatar GobyUkraine
Dalmatian Barbel-gudgeonBosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Danube SalmonAustria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine
Deepwater Spiny DogfishAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe
Delminichthys spp. (4)Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Dere KayasiTurkey
Devil FishAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
Doiran BleakGreece, Republic of Macedonia
Dusky GrouperAfrica, Europe, Middle East, South America
Eastern Carpathian Golden LoachRomania
EllinopygosteosGreece
European EelEuropean coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas
European MudminnowAustria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine
Fibreno TroutItaly
Freshwater SawfishAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
Frilled SharkAngola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
Galapagos SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
GhizaniGreece
Giant Butterfly RayAfrica, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
Giant DevilrayCyprus, Egypt, Gibraltar, Turkey
Giant SturgeonAsia, Europe, Middle East
GillarooIreland, United Kingdom
GoureenIreland
Gray Nurse SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Great White SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
Greek Brook LampreyGreece
Greenland SharkCanada, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Norway, Russia
Gulper SharkAfrica, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
GwyniadUnited Kingdom
HaddockAsia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
Hemigrammocapoeta kemaliTurkey
Herault SculpinFrance
Iberochondrostoma spp. (4)Portugal, Spain
Iberocypris spp. (2)Portugal, Spain
Italian BleakItaly
Japanese HuchenJapan, Russia
KalugaChina, Russia
Kerch Black Sea ShadBulgaria, Georgia (Eurasia), Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
Kezenoi-am TroutRussia
Knipowitschia spp. (9)Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Turkey
Large-eyed RabbitfishFrance, Iceland, Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
Largetooth SawfishAfrica, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
LavaretFrance, Switzerland
LipariaGreece
Liver-oil SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
Long-nosed SkateAfrica, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Longfin MakoAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
Longfin Svetovidov's CharRussia
Luciobarbus spp. (7)Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Maltese RayAlgeria, Italy, Malta, Tunisia
Mandras ShemayaBulgaria
MaraeneDenmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands (Europe), Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden
Mediterranean TroutFrance, Italy
NanogoviosGreece
Oceanic Whitetip SharkAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
Ohrid GudgeonAlbania, Republic of Macedonia
Ohrid SpirlinAlbania, Republic of Macedonia
One-finned SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
Orthrias tschaiyssuensisTurkey
Oxynoemacheilus pindusGreece
Parachondrostoma spp. (3)France, Spain, Switzerland
Pelagos TroutAlbania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Pelasgus spp. (5)Albania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Percarina demidoffiRepublic of Moldova, Romania, Ukraine
Persian SturgeonAzerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
PfarritSwitzerland
Phoxinellus spp. (4)Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Turkey
Pike AspKazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Polkadot CodAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
PollanIreland, United Kingdom
Pontian ShemayaCroatia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine
PorbeagleDenmark, France, Gibraltar, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Portuguese DogfishAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
PowanUnited Kingdom
Prespa SpirlinAlbania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Pseudochondrostoma spp. (2)Portugal, Spain
Pseudophoxinus spp. (5)Turkey
QuietschbukersGermany
RabbitfishEurope, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
Red PorgyAsia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
RedfishCanada, Greenland, Iceland, United States
ReinankeAustria
Resowska ShemajaBulgaria, Turkey
RiedlingAustria
Romanian LoachRomania
Romanogobio benacensisItaly, Slovenia
Roving CoralgrouperBritish Indian Ocean Territory, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Yemen
Russian SturgeonBlack Sea, Mediterranean Sea
Rutilus spp. (5)Albania, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia
Sakhalin SturgeonJapan, Russia
Salaria economidisiGreece
Salgir GudgeonUkraine
Salmo ohridanusAlbania, Republic of Macedonia
Salmo peristericusGreece, Republic of Macedonia
Salvelinus spp. (15)Germany, Ireland, Norway, United Kingdom
SandfelchenAustria, Germany, Switzerland
Sawback AngelsharkAfrica, Europe
Scardinius spp. (5)Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania
SchellyUnited Kingdom
SchwebrenkeGermany
Shortspine ThornyheadCanada, Russia, United States
Siberian SturgeonChina, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia
Siraz BaligiTurkey
Siraz Baliginin CapoetaTurkey
Sixgill SawsharkMozambique, Republic of Moldova, South Africa
Skadar GudgeonMontenegro
Skadar ShadAlbania, Montenegro
Smoothback Angel SharkEurope, Africa, and the Middle East
SonaghenIreland, United Kingdom
Squalius spp. (16)Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey
Star SturgeonAzerbaijan, Bulgaria, Iran, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
SterletAsia, Europe, Middle East
Strandzha MinnowBulgaria, Turkey
Syr-darya Shovelnose SturgeonKazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Taiwan Gulper SharkAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
Telestes spp. (6)Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece
Thessaly GudgeonGreece
Timavo SculpinItaly
Tropidophoxinellus spartiaticusGreece
Valencia ToothcarpSpain
Varna GudgeonBulgaria
VarsiklojaFinland, Russia, Sweden
VendaceUnited Kingdom
Vistonis ShemajaGreece
Volga ShadAzerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
Volvi BleakGreece, Republic of Macedonia
White GrouperAfrica, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Wild Common CarpAsia, Europe, Middle East
YalartzaGreece
Zingel asperFrance, Switzerland
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***What fishes are listed here?:

The Europe section of this site lists the folllowing fishes appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Europe and any nearby islands of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Fishes that dwell in the East Atlantic Ocean (Azores).
  • Fishes of Iceland.
  • Fishes that dwell in the Adriatic Sea and Sea of Azov.
  • Fishes that dwell in the Black and Caspian Sea.
  • Fishes that dwell in Corsica.
  • Fishes that dwell in Cyprus.
  • Fishes of the Palearctic.
  • Fishes of Russia.
  • Fishes of Eurasia.
  • Some species dwelling on the North African Coast.
  • Fishes of the Mediterranean Sea and islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Fishes dwelling in islands of Spain (Canary, Balearic).
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

Disclaimer: 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 Us page.



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