SSC Groups


Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Fish Groups.  

The menu on the left provides links to the groups who have websites. The individual groups listed host their websites on the IUCN site.  For the externally hosted websites of other Fish Groups please click on “Other Specialist Groups”.

Rainbow fishIUCN/WI Freshwater Fish Specialist Group

Chair:  Richard Sneider
Programme Officer: Ian Harrison
Red List Authority Coordinators:  Jörg Freyhof (Europe, Africa, South West Asia and Middle East) and Rajeev Raghavan (Southern, Northern and Eastern Asia, Oceania)

Anguilla anguillaAnguillid Eel Specialist Group

Chair: Matthew Gollock
Red List Authority Coordinator: David Jacoby

2016 - 2017 Anguillied Eel SG Report     


Grouper FishGrouper and Wrasse Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Yvonne Sadovy and Matthew Craig
Red List Authority Coordinator: Matthew Craig

Mola molaMarine Fishes Red List Authority

Red List Authority Co-Coordinators: Kent E. Carpenter and Beth Polidoro

Salmon leaping at the Falls of ShinnSalmon Specialist Group

Chair: Pete Rand
Red List Authority Coordinator: Steven Weiss

Boesemania microlepidotusSciaenid Red List Authority

Red List Authority Co-Coordinators: Ning Labbish Chao and Min Liu

Hippocampus Hippocampus (Short-snouted seahorse)Seahorse, Pipefish & Stickleback Specialist Group

Chair: Amanda Vincent
Red List Authority Coordinator: Riley Pollom

A Leopard Shark (Stegostoma fasciatum), Great Barrier ReefShark Specialist Group (sharks and rays)

Co-Chairs: Nick Dulvy and Colin Simpfendorfer
Programme Officer: Riley Pollom
Red List Authority Coordinator: Peter Kyne

Nemipteridae - Scolopsis aurataSnapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken Lindeman
Red List Authority Coordinator: Barry Russell

SturgeonSturgeon Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Phaedra Doukakis and Arne Ludwig
Red List Authority Coordinator: Leonardo Congiu
2016-2017 Sturgeon SG Report

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus), Oceania Photo: © Keith Ellenbogen

Tuna and Billfish Specialist Group

Chair: Bruce Collette
Red List Authority Coordinator: Beth Polidoro


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