All fishes reported from Romania
n = 211 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 205 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: 6 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 211 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 205 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Abramis bramanative Freshwater bream Plătică 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser gueldenstaedtiinative Danube sturgeon Nisetru 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser nudiventrisnative Fringebarbel sturgeon Viza 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser ruthenusnative Sterlet sturgeon Cegă 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser stellatusnative Starry sturgeon Păstrugă 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturionative Sturgeon Şip 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatusnative Schneider Beldiţă 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnusnative Bleak Obleţ şui 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus chalcoidesnative Danube bleak Obleţ mare 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus danubicusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus sarmaticusnative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa caspianative Caspian shad Rizeafcă 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallaxnative Twaite shad Scrumbie 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa immaculatanative Pontic shad Scumbie de Dunăre 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa maeoticanative Black sea shad Scrumbie alba de mare 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa tanaicanative Black Sea shad Rizeafca 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosusintroduced Brown bullhead Somn american 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanative European eel Anguilla europeana 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Apletodon bacescuinative   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus regiusnative Meagre  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus kesslerinative Scaldback  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyerinative Big-scale sand smelt Aterina 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina hepsetusnative Mediterranean sand smelt Aterina mare 
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna  
Perciformes Gobiidae Babka gymnotrachelusnative Racer goby Zglavoaca 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus ballerusnative Zope Cosac-cu-bot-ascutit 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ballerus sapanative White-eye bream Boţog 
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Barbatula barbatulanative Stone loach Grindel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus balcanicusnative Danube barbel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbusnative Barbel Mreană 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus biharicusnative Biharian barbel Biharian barbel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus cyclolepisnative Round-scaled barbell  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus meridionalisnative Mediterranean barbel Mreană vânătă 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus petenyinative  Romanian barbel 
Beloniformes Belonidae Belone belonenative Garfish Zărgan 
Beloniformes Belonidae Belone euxininative  Zargani 
Perciformes Gobiidae Benthophiloides braunerinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Benthophilus nudusnative Black Sea tadpole-goby Black Sea tadpole-goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Benthophilus stellatusnative Stellate tadpole-goby Umflătură 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Blicca bjoerknanative White bream Batcă 
Perciformes Sparidae Boops boopsnative Bogue Hupa 
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus pusillusnative Sailfin dragonet Şoricuţ de mare 
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus rissonative Risso‚Äôs dragonet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish Caras-auriu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassiusnative Crucian carp Caras 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius gibelionative Prussian carp Caras-argintiu 
Perciformes Gobiidae Caspiosoma caspiumnative   
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys lucernanative Tub gurnard Rândunică de mare 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon auratusnative Golden grey mullet Chefal auriu 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon ramadanative Thinlip grey mullet Platarin 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon saliensnative Leaping mullet Ostreinos 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma nasusnative Common nase Scobai 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis chromisnative Damselfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Clupeonella cultriventrisnative Black and Caspian Sea sprat Gingirica 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis elongatanative  Fâsă mare 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis elongatoidesnative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis megaspilanative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis taenianative Spined loach Zvârlugă 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis tanaiticanative   
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger congernative European conger  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus albulaintroduced Vendace Păstrăv argintiu 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus lavaretusintroduced European whitefish Păstrăv argintiu 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus peledintroduced Peled  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gobionative Bullhead Zglavoc 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus poecilopusnative Alpine bullhead  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus transsilvaniaenative  Arges sculpin 
Perciformes Labridae Ctenolabrus rupestrisnative Goldsinny-wrasse  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idellaintroduced Grass carp Cosas 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp Crap 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis pastinacanative Common stingray Pisica de mare 
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex dentexnative Common dentex Dintos 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Diplecogaster euxinicanative   
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus annularisnative Annular seabream Sparos 
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus puntazzonative Sharpsnout seabream Hiena mării 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis encrasicolusnative European anchovy Hamsia 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus caninusnative Dogtooth grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus costaenative Goldblotch grouper  
Esociformes Esocidae Esox luciusnative Northern pike Ştiucă 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon danfordinative Carpathian lamprey Cicar 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon mariaenative Ukrainian brook lamprey Chiscar 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Eudontomyzon vladykovinative Danubian brook lamprey  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus alletteratusnative Little tunny Ton mic 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Eutrigla gurnardusnative Grey gurnard  
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus mediterraneusnative Shore rockling Galea 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinisintroduced Mosquitofish Gambuzie 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatusnative Three-spined stickleback Ghidrin 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobionative Gudgeon Porcuşor 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius nigernative Black goby Guvid negru 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellusnative Rock goby  
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus cernuanative Ruffe Balos 
Perciformes Percidae Gymnocephalus schraetsernative Schraetzer  
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura altavelanative Spiny butterfly ray  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus guttulatusnative Long-snouted seahorse Căluţ de mare 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho huchonative Huchen Lostriţă 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Huso husonative Beluga Morun 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrixintroduced Silver carp Sânger 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys nobilisintroduced Bighead carp Crap argintiu nobil 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Ictiobus bubalusintroduced Smallmouth buffalo Bufalo cu gura mica 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Ictiobus cyprinellusintroduced Bigmouth buffalo Bufalo cu gura mare 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Ictiobus nigerintroduced Black buffalo Buffalo negru 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus albicansnative Atlantic sailfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia cameliaenative Danube delta dwarf goby Danube delta dwarf goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia caucasicanative Caucasian dwarf goby Guvid mic 
Perciformes Gobiidae Knipowitschia longecaudatanative Longtail dwarf goby Guvid mic 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra planerinative European brook lamprey Chiscar mic 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadogaster candoliinative Connemarra clingfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosusintroduced Pumpkinseed Sticlete 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leucaspius delineatusnative Belica Plevuşcă 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus aspiusnative Asp Avat 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus idusnative Ide Lugojanel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus leuciscusnative Common dace Clean mic 
Gadiformes Lotidae Lota lotanative Burbot Mihalţ 
Gadiformes Gadidae Merlangius merlangusnative Whiting Bacaliar 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mesogobius batrachocephalusnative Knout goby Hanos 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus fossilisnative Weatherfish Tipar 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet Laban 
Perciformes Mullidae Mullus barbatus barbatusnative Red mullet  
Perciformes Mullidae Mullus surmuletusnative Surmullet Barbun vargat 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mylopharyngodon piceusintroduced Black carp Crap negru chinezese 
Perciformes Gobiidae Neogobius melanostomusnative Round goby Babca neagra 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Nerophis ophidionnative Straightnose pipefish Aţă de mare 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissintroduced Rainbow trout Păstrăv curcubeu 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius sanguinolentusnative Rusty blenny Catel-de-mare 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius tentacularisnative Tentacled blenny Cocosel-de-mare 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pegusa lascarisnative Sand sole Limbă de mare 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pegusa nasutanative Blackhand sole Limba de mare 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pelecus cultratusnative Sichel Sabiţă 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilisnative European perch Biban 
Perciformes Percidae Percarina demidoffiinative Percarina  
Perciformes Odontobutidae Perccottus gleniiintroduced Chinese sleeper  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Petroleuciscus borysthenicusnative Dnieper chub Clean de baltă 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phoxinus phoxinusnative Eurasian minnow Boiştean 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza haematocheilaintroduced So-iuy mullet  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesusnative European flounder Cambula 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulataintroduced Guppy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus marmoratusnative Marbled goby Guvid de nisip 
Perciformes Gobiidae Ponticola cephalargoidesnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Ponticola eurycephalusnative Mushroom goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Ponticola kesslerinative Bighead goby Guvid de balta 
Perciformes Gobiidae Proterorhinus marmoratusnative Tubenose goby Moaca de bradis 
Perciformes Gobiidae Proterorhinus semilunarisnative Western tubenose goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudorasbora parvaintroduced Stone moroko Murgoi bălţat 
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius platygasternative Southern ninespine stickleback Pălămidă de baltă 
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja clavatanative Thornback ray Vulpe de mare 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhodeus amarusnative European bitterling Boarta 
Perciformes Percidae Romanichthys valsanicolaendemic Asprete Asprete 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio antipainative Danube delta gudgeon Danube delta gudgeon 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio banaticusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio kessleriinative Kessler's gudgeon Petroc 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio uranoscopusnative Danubian longbarbel gudgeon Petroc 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Romanogobio vladykovinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus frisiinative Kutum Ţăran 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus heckeliinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilusnative Roach Babuşcă 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia auratanative Golden spined loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia balcanicanative Balcan spined loach Sfârleaza 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia bulgaricanative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia romanicaendemic  Romanian golden loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Sabanejewia vallachicanative Eastern Carpathian golden loach Eastern Carpathian golden loach 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria pavonative Peacock blenny Cocosel-de-mare 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo truttanative Sea trout Păstrăv de lac 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalisintroduced Brook trout Fântânel 
Perciformes Percidae Sander luciopercanative Pike-perch Şalău 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardina pilchardusnative European pilchard Sardina 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella auritanative Round sardinella Sardinela rotunda 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmusnative Rudd Roşioară 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius racovitzaiendemic  Petzea rudd 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Sciaena umbranative Brown meagre Corb-de-mare 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber scombrusnative Atlantic mackerel Macrou 
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Scophthalmus maeoticusnative Black Sea brill Calcan mare 
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Scophthalmus rhombusnative Brill Calcan mic 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena porcusnative Black scorpionfish Scorpie-de-mare 
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus cabrillanative Comber  
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus scribanative Painted comber Biban marin 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanisnative Wels catfish Somn 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Solea soleanative Common sole  
Perciformes Sparidae Sparus auratanative Gilthead seabream Dorada 
Perciformes Sparidae Spicara maenanative Blotched picarel  
Perciformes Sparidae Spicara smarisnative Picarel Smarid 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus sprattusnative European sprat Sprot 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius cephalusnative Chub Clean 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish Câine de mare 
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus cinereusnative Grey wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus ocellatusnative  Lapina 
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus roissalinative Five-spotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus rostratusnative   
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus tincanative East Atlantic peacock wrasse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abasternative Black-striped pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus acusnative Greater pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus schmidtinative  Ac de mare ghimpat 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus typhlenative Broadnosed pipefish Ac de mare cu burlan 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Telestes souffianative Vairone Albisoara 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus thynnusnative Atlantic bluefin tuna Ton 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Thymallus thymallusnative Grayling Lipan 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tincanative Tench Lin 
Perciformes Trachinidae Trachinus draconative Greater weever Drac-de-mare 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean horse mackerel Stavrid 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus trachurusnative Atlantic horse mackerel Stravrid mare 
Esociformes Umbridae Umbra kramerinative Mudminnow Ţigănuş 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina cirrosanative Shi drum Milacop 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Vimba vimbanative Vimba bream Morunaş 
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish Peste cu spada 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory Dulgher 
Perciformes Percidae Zingel strebernative Danube streber Fusar 
Perciformes Percidae Zingel zingelnative Zingel Pietrar 
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