The native range of Gyrodactylus salaris expands from the Baltic sea to the Karelian isthmus in Russia. Gyrodactylus salaris has also been introduced to the rivers surrounding the Baltic sea to the North, and northern Europe.
Biogeographic Regions: palearctic (Introduced , Native )
- Johnsen, B. 2009. "NOBANIS - Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet Gyrodactylus salaris" (On-line). Accessed March 20, 2011 at http://www.nobanis.org/files/factsheets/Gyrodactylus_salaris.pdf.