List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Italy
n = 133
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Table 1: 126 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 7 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 133 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 126 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Abramis bramanative Freshwater bream Abramide 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser naccariinative Adriatic sturgeon Storione cobice 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturionative Sturgeon Storione 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser transmontanusintroduced White sturgeon Storione bianco 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatusnative Schneider  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus albidusendemic Italian bleak Alborella meridionale 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnusintroduced Bleak Alborella 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus arborellanative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa agonenative Agone Alosa 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa algeriensisnative North African shad  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallaxnative Twaite shad Cheppia 
Perciformes Cichlidae Amatitlania nigrofasciataintroduced Convict cichlid  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melasintroduced Black bullhead Pesce gatto 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus natalisintroduced Yellow bullhead Pesce gatto 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosusintroduced Brown bullhead  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanative European eel Anguilla 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatusnative Mediterranean banded killifish Nono 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyerinative Big-scale sand smelt Latterino 
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Barbatula barbatulanative Stone loach Cobite barbatello 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus balcanicusnative Danube barbel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbusnative Barbel Barbo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus caninusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus cyclolepisintroduced Round-scaled barbell  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus peloponnesiusintroduced   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus plebejusnative  Padanian barbel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus tyberinusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerknaintroduced White bream  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish Carassio dorato 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassiusnative Crucian carp Carassio 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosusnative Thicklip grey mullet Cefalo labbrone 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon ramadanative Thinlip grey mullet Cefalo calamita 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon saliensnative Leaping mullet Cefalo verzelata 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma nasusintroduced Common nase  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma soettanative  Savetta 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis bilineatanative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenianative Spined loach Cobite fluviale 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis zanandreaiendemic   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus candidusintroduced   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretusintroduced European whitefish Coregone 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus macrophthalmusintroduced Gangfisch  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus oxyrinchusintroduced Houting Bondella 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus wartmanniintroduced Blaufelchen  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobionative Bullhead Go de Brenta 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus scaturigonative  Timavo sculpin 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp Carpa 
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labraxnative European seabass Spigola 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox cisalpinusnative   
Esociformes Esocidae Esox luciusnative Northern pike Luccio 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinisintroduced Mosquitofish Gambusia 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrookiintroduced Eastern mosquitofish Gambusia 
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