List of Freshwater Fishes for Dominican Republic

Number of freshwater fish species: 54 The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site.
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Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Agonostomus monticola native Mountain mullet  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa parva native Little anchovy  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata native American eel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis not established Bighead carp  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous banana native River goby  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Betta bellica introduced Slim betta  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Betta splendens introduced Siamese fighting fish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus ensiferus native Swordspine snook Quéquere 
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus parallelus native Fat snook Quéquere 
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus pectinatus native Tarpon snook Quéquere 
Perciformes Cichlidae Cichla ocellaris introduced Peacock cichlid  
Characiformes Characidae Colossoma macropomum introduced Tambaqui  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon bondi native Hispaniola pupfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon higuey endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nichollsi endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris pisonis native Spinycheek sleeper  
Perciformes Gerreidae Eugerres plumieri native Striped mojarra  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia dominicensis native Dominican gambusia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia hispaniolae native Hispaniolan gambusia  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres cinereus native Yellow fin mojarra Mojarra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ictalurus punctatus introduced Channel catfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Joturus pichardi native Bobo mullet  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis auritus introduced Redbreast sunfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia dominicensis native Tiburon Peninsula limia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia melanonotata native Blackbanded limia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia perugiae endemic Perugia's limia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia sulphurophila endemic Sulfur limia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia tridens native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia versicolor endemic Varicolored limia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia yaguajali native Yaguajal limia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia zonata endemic Striped limia  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon Sábalo 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus lineatus native   
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus questionable Flathead mullet Lisa 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil liza native Liza  
Perciformes Cichlidae Nandopsis haitiensis native Haitian cichlid  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus introduced Blue tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis urolepis hornorum introduced Wami tilapia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia elegans endemic Elegant molly  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia hispaniolana native Hispaniola molly  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia nicholsi native   
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys crocro native Burro grunt Bocayate 
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Rivulus roloffi endemic Hispaniolan rivulus  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicydium buscki native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicydium gilberti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia rendalli introduced Redbreast tilapia  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichogaster trichopterus introduced Three spot gourami  

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