Endangered Fish of Europe
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Common Name Range ***
Acadian Redfish Iceland
Acanthobrama spp. (1) Israel, Turkey
Achondrostoma spp. (2) Portugal, Spain
Adriatic Salmon Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro
Adriatic Sturgeon Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro
Aegean Minnow Greece
Ala Balik Turkey
Alburnus belvica Albania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Alosa vistonica Greece
Ammersee Kilch Germany
Amur Sturgeon Russia
Anaecypris hispanica Spain
Angel Shark Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Angular Rough Shark Europe
Aphanius spp. (6) Greece, Israel, Jordan, Spain, Turkey
Arno Goby Italy
Asprete Romania
Atlantic Cod Europe
Atlantic Halibut Europe
Atlantic Sawtail Catshark Portugal, Spain
Baltic Sturgeon France
Barbatula spp. (5) Turkey
Barbel spp. (8) Albania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Republic of Macedonia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine
Basking Shark Europe
Bastard Sturgeon Hungary, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey
Beloribitsa Kazakhstan, Russia
Bigeye Tuna Europe
Blackchin Guitarfish Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Europe
Blue Skate Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Bondelle Switzerland
Bottlenose Skate Europe
Brindle Bass Europe
Bronze Whaler Europe
Brown-marbled Grouper Europe
Camouflage Grouper Europe
Cape Shark Europe
Capoeta antalyensis Turkey
Carpione Del Garda Italy
Caspian Lamprey Kazakhstan, Russia
Chondrostoma spp. (8) Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, Switzerland, Turkey
Chornaya Gudgeon Ukraine
Cicek Minnow Turkey
Clupeonella abrau Russia
Cobitis spp. (18) Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine
Common Guitarfish Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Common Sawfish Europe
Corfu Toothcarp Albania, Greece
Cottus petiti France
Crimea Shemaya Ukraine
Crimean Tatar Goby Ukraine
Dalmatian Barbel-gudgeon Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Danube Salmon Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine
Deepwater Spiny Dogfish Europe
Delminichthys spp. (4) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Dere Kayasi Turkey
Devil Fish Europe
Doiran Bleak Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Dusky Grouper Europe
Eastern Carpathian Golden Loach Romania
Ellinopygosteos Greece
European Eel European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas
European Mudminnow Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine
Fibreno Trout Italy
Frilled Shark France, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), Spain, United Kingdom
Galapagos Shark Europe
Ghizani Greece
Giant Butterfly Ray Europe
Giant Devilray Cyprus, Gibraltar, Turkey
Giant Sturgeon Europe
Gillaroo Ireland, United Kingdom
Goureen Ireland
Gray Nurse Shark Europe
Great White Shark Europe
Greek Brook Lamprey Greece
Greenland Shark Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Russia
Gulper Shark Europe
Gwyniad United Kingdom
Haddock Europe
Hemigrammocapoeta kemali Turkey
Herault Sculpin France
Iberochondrostoma spp. (4) Portugal, Spain
Iberocypris spp. (2) Portugal, Spain
Italian Bleak Italy
Japanese Huchen Russia
Kaluga Russia
Kerch Black Sea Shad Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
Kezenoi-am Trout Russia
Knipowitschia spp. (9) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Turkey
Large-eyed Rabbitfish France, Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom
Largetooth Sawfish Europe
Largetooth Sawfish Europe
Lavaret France, Switzerland
Liparia Greece
Liver-oil Shark Europe
Long-nosed Skate Europe
Longfin Mako Europe
Longfin Svetovidov's Char Russia
Lowfin Gulper Shark Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)
Luciobarbus spp. (7) Albania, Greece, Kazakhstan, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Turkey
Maltese Ray Italy, Malta
Mandras Shemaya Bulgaria
Maraene Whitefish Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands (Europe), Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden
Mediterranean Trout France, Italy
Nanogovios Greece
Oceanic Whitetip Shark Europe
Ohrid Gudgeon Albania, Republic of Macedonia
Ohrid Spirlin Albania, Republic of Macedonia
One-finned Shark Europe
Orontes Spotted Bleak Turkey
Orthrias tschaiyssuensis Turkey
Oxynoemacheilus pindus Greece
Parachondrostoma spp. (3) France, Spain, Switzerland
Pelagos Trout Albania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Pelasgus spp. (5) Albania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Percarina demidoffi Republic of Moldova, Romania, Ukraine
Persian Sturgeon Kazakhstan, Russia
Pfarrit Switzerland
Phoxinellus spp. (4) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Turkey
Pike Asp Kazakhstan
Polkadot Cod Europe
Pollan Ireland, United Kingdom
Pontian Shemaya Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine
Porbeagle Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Portuguese Dogfish Europe
Powan United Kingdom
Prespa Spirlin Albania, Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Pseudochondrostoma spp. (2) Portugal, Spain
Pseudophoxinus spp. (5) Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
Quietschbukers Germany
Rabbitfish Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
Red Porgy Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Reinanke Austria
Resowska Shemaja Bulgaria, Turkey
Riedling Austria
Romanian Loach Romania
Romanogobio benacensis Italy, Slovenia
Roving Coralgrouper British Indian Ocean Territory
Russian Sturgeon Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea
Rutilus spp. (5) Albania, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia
Sakhalin Sturgeon Russia
Salaria economidisi Greece
Salgir Gudgeon Ukraine
Salmo ohridanus Albania, Republic of Macedonia
Salmo peristericus Greece, Republic of Macedonia
Salvelinus spp. (15) Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Norway, United Kingdom, United States
Sandfelchen Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Sawback Angelshark Europe
Scardinius spp. (5) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania
Schelly United Kingdom
Schwebrenke Germany
Shortspine Thornyhead Russia
Siberian Sturgeon Kazakhstan, Russia
Siraz Baligi Turkey
Siraz Baliginin Capoeta Turkey
Sixgill Sawshark Republic of Moldova
Skadar Gudgeon Montenegro
Skadar Shad Albania, Montenegro
Smoothback Angel Shark Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Sonaghen Ireland, United Kingdom
Squalius spp. (16) Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey
Star Sturgeon Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
Sterlet Europe
Strandzha Minnow Bulgaria, Turkey
Syr-darya Shovelnose Sturgeon Kazakhstan
Telestes spp. (6) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece
Thessaly Gudgeon Greece
Timavo Sculpin Italy
Tropidophoxinellus spartiaticus Greece
Valencia Toothcarp Spain
Varna Gudgeon Bulgaria
Varsikloja Finland, Russia, Sweden
Vendace United Kingdom
Vistonis Shemaja Greece
Volga Shad Kazakhstan, Russia
Volvi Bleak Greece, Republic of Macedonia
White Grouper Europe
Wild Common Carp Europe
Yalartza Greece
Zingel asper France, Switzerland

**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).

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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