Checklist of Endemic Freshwater Fish Species
This list of freshwater fish species found exclusively in Germany is based on the taxonomy used in FishBase 2004 (2004). For further details on possible inaccuracies in the list see Sources & Caveats.
FishBase 2004: a global information system on fishes. DVD. WorldFish Center - Philippine Office, Los Banos, Philippines. Published in May 2004.
The current version of this electronic database is accessible here.
Coregonus bavaricus (Salmonidae) Ammersee Kilch
Coregonus hoferi (Salmonidae) Schwebrenke
Coregonus lucinensis (Salmonidae) QuietschbükerSalvelinus profundus (Salmonidae)
Additional endemic freshwater fish species that were described too recently to be included in FishBase 2004 are given below. This list is primarily based on information from the 13 March 2009 version of the Catalog of Fishes database (current version here) and includes species described through 2008. In addition to the 4 endemic freshwater fish species listed above, these additional 2 species total 6 species of freshwater fishes known solely from Germany.
Coregonus fontanae (Salmonidae) 2003 Stechlin Ciso
Salvelinus evasus (Salmonidae) 2005