The following are a list of some of the known fish species that inhabit the water systems in the Burren National Park:

Common Name Irish Name Scientific Name
European Eel Eascann Anguilla anguilla


Péirse Perca fluviatilis


Gailliasc Esox lucius


Ruán Scardinius erythrophthalmus
Salmon Bradán Salmo salar


Cúramán Tinca tinca

Three-spined Stickleback

Garmachán Gasterosteus aculeatus

Eels and Three-spined Stickle Backs are known to occur in some of the Turloughs, Perch are known to exist in Lough Gealáin, Pike in Lough Bunny and Salmon, Tench and Pike in the Ballyeighter Lough system.

Fishing is not permitted in the Lakes, Turloughs and water systems in the Burren National Park.