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Cretan Seas are full of Mediterranean Sea life and very prosperous for people who like this sport.Interesting fishing points in East Crete you find north in Elounda gulf (kolokytha),Kalo Horio ,Vathi - Istron , Milatos and south in Makrigialos area.

Below you can see a table with the most common species of the Aegean Sea.

Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Abramis brama native  Freshwater bream  Λεστιά 
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandri native  Wahoo  Ακανθορίκι 
Perciformes Labridae Acantholabrus palloni native  Scale-rayed wrasse  Ακανθολαπίνα 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser naccarii native  Adriatic sturgeon  Ξυρύχι Aδριατικής 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser stellatus native  Starry sturgeon  Αστροξυρύχι 
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native  Sturgeon  Ξυρύχι 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinus native  Bull ray  Ρυγχαετόψαρο 
Perciformes Blenniidae Aidablennius sphynx native    Σφυγγοσαλιάρα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides bipunctatus native  Schneider  Τσιρωνάκι 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnoides prespensis native     
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus alburnus native  Bleak  Σίρκο 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus belvica native    Μπελοβίτσα 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus chalcoides native  Danube bleak  Alaïa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus macedonicus native     
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus thessalicus native     
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus vistonicus native    Vistonia shemaja 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus volviticus native    Yalartza 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis alexandrina native  Alexandria pompano  Πλατυκοκάλι 
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedaba introduced  Shrimp scad  Γυμνοκοκάλι 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus native  Thresher  Αλεπούσκυλος 

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