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List of near threatened fishes

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As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 548 near threatened fish species. 3.6% of all evaluated fish species are listed as near threatened. The IUCN also lists seven fish subspecies as near threatened.

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Of the subpopulations of fishes evaluated by the IUCN, ten species subpopulations have been assessed as near threatened.

This is a complete list of near threatened fish species and subspecies evaluated by the IUCN. Species and subspecies which have near threatened subpopulations (or stocks) are indicated.

Cartilaginous fishes

Chondrichthyes includes sharks, rays, skates, and sawfish. There are 118 species and eight subpopulations of cartilaginous fish assessed as near threatened.

Ground sharks

There are 35 species and one subpopulation of ground shark assessed as near threatened.

Requiem sharks

Species

Subpopulations

  • Pigeye shark (Carcharhinus amboinensis) (1 subpopulation)
  • Carpet sharks

    Species

    Subpopulations

  • Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) (1 subpopulation)
  • Epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum) (1 subpopulation)
  • Squaliformes

    Species

    Subpopulations

  • Smallfin gulper shark (Centrophorus moluccensis) (1 subpopulation)
  • Kitefin shark (Dalatias licha) (1 subpopulation)
  • Other cartilaginous fishes

    Species

    Subpopulations

    Ray-finned fishes

    There are 425 species, seven subspecies, and one subpopulation of ray-finned fish assessed as near threatened.

    Toothcarps

    Species

    Subspecies

    Cypriniformes

    Cypriniformes includes carps, minnows, loaches and relatives. There are 122 species and one subspecies in the order Cypriniformes assessed as near threatened.

    Cyprinids

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Ot baligi (Phoxinellus zeregi meandri)
  • Perciformes

    There are 140 species and one subspecies in the order Perciformes assessed as near threatened.

    Cichlids

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Sarotherodon galilaeus multifasciatus
  • Osteoglossiformes

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Marcusenius senegalensis pfaffi
  • Other ray-finned fishes

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus)
  • Subpopulations

  • Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) (2 subpopulations)
  • Hagfishes

  • Inshore hagfish (Eptatretus burgeri)
  • Nemamyxine kreffti
  • References

    List of near threatened fishes Wikipedia


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