Saltwater Fish of Greece

Scientific and Common name Greek name
sardines fish (Sardina pilchardus)
European pilchard, Sardine
Photo by Meyer, Trevor
sardela
picarel greece (Spicara smaris)
Picarel
Photo by Patzner,R.
mar ida
red mullet (Mullus surmuletus)
red mullet
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
mparmpouni
pandora fish (Pagellus erythrinus)
Common pandora
Photo by Dammous, Shibl
lithr ini
dentex (Dentex macrophthalmus)
Large-eye dentex
Photo by stergaard, Thorke
mpalas
dentex greece (Dentex dentex)
Common dentex
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
synagr ida
whiting (Merluccius merluccius)
Whiting
Photo by Moreau, Jacques
mpakaliaros
grouper (Epinephelus aeneus)
White grouper
Photo by Dammous, Shibl
sfyrida
grouper (Epinephelus marginatus)
Dusky grouper
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
rof os
conger (Conger conger)European conger
Photo by Patzner,R.
moungri
mackerel (Scomber japonicus)
Chub mackerel
Photo by Béarez, Philippe
kolios
amberjack (Seriola dumerili)
Yellowtail amberjack
Photo by Randall, John E.
magiatiko
bonito (Sarda sarda)
Atlantic bonito
Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.
palamida
swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
Swordfish
xif ias
tuna greece (Thunnus thynnus)
Northern bluefin tuna
t onos
shark (Mustelus mustelus)
Smooth-hound
Photo by Meyer, Trevor
galeos
sharks greece (Squalus acanthias)
Piked dogfish
Photo by Dolgov,Andrey
skylopsaro
shark greece (Prionace glauca)
Blue shark
Photo by Wirtz,Peter
karharias
flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans)
Tropical two-wing flyingfish
Photo by Jessen,Claus Qvist
helidonopsaro
john dory (Zeus faber)
John dory
Photo by Patzner,R.
hrist opsaro
sunfish (Mola mola)
Ocean sunfish
Photo by Gotshall, Daniel W.
fengar opsaro
Streaked gurnard (Chelidonichthys lastoviza)
Streaked gurnard
Hernández González, Carlos L
kaponi
triggerfish (Balistes carolinensis)
Grey triggerfish
Photo by Patzner, R.
gourounopsaro
fish greece (Torpedo nobiliana)
Atlantic torpedo
moudiastra
sea urchin (Paracentrotus lividus)
Sea Urchin
Photo by Can, Alp
ahinos
sea star SeaStar
Photo by G. Tavladorakis
aster ias
cuttle fish (Sepia officinalis)
cuttle fish
soupia
squid (Loligo duvauceli)
squid
kalamari
shrimp shrimp gar ida
faggri  Pagrus auriga fagri
gopa Boops boops gopa
tseroula Spicara maena tseroula
mourmoura Lithognathus mormyrus moyrmoyra
sargos  Diplodus sargus sargus sargos
kakarellos Diplodus vulgaris kaka relos
sparos Diplodus annularis sparos
loutsos  Sphyraena sphyraena loytsos
perka Serranus scriba perka
xanos Serranus hepatus xanos
tsipoura Sparus aurata tsipoura

 

DANGEROUS SPECIES

Echiichthys viperaTrachinus araneusTrachinus dracoTrachinus radiatus dra kena
 lagokefalo1 lagokefalo2 lagokefalo3   Lagocephalussceleratus la go kefalo
germanos Siganus luridus
NOTE: Can change colors !
germa nos / agrio salpa
skorpios  Scorpaena loppei skor pios