List of Freshwater Fishes for East Timor

Number of freshwater fish species: 48 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
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis buruensis native Buru glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis dussumieri native Malabar glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis macracanthus native Estuarine glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis miops native Flag-tailed glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenia native Banded-tail glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineus native Climbing perch  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor bicolor native Indonesian shortfin eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla celebesensis native Celebes longfin eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchax introduced Blue panchax  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus lacunosus native Hardyhead silverside  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalus native Largesnout goby  
Perciformes Eleotridae Belobranchus belobranchus native Throat-spine gudgeon  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bunaka gyrinoides native Greenback gauvina  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Cestraeus goldiei native Goldie river mullet  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus introduced North African catfish  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus laisapi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris margaritacea native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris melanosoma native Broadhead sleeper  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres filamentosus native Whipfin silverbiddy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius celebius native Celebes goby  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia marginata native Dark-margined flagtail  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail  
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifer native Barramundi  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza subviridis native Greenback mullet  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fuscescens native Freshwater snapper  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes argenteus native Silver grunter  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes cancellatus native Tapiroid grunter  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis retzii native Ragged-tail pipefish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius cavifrons native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephala native Northern mud gudgeon  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus native Mozambique tilapia  
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias celebensis native Celebes medaka  
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias timorensis endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus argentilineatus native Barred mudskipper  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata native Guppy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudapocryptes borneensis native   
Perciformes Scatophagidae Scatophagus argus native Spotted scat  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus cynocephalus native Cleft-lipped goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus hageni native Hagen's goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus wichmanni native   
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon  
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrix native Banded archerfish  



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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

The copy for fish.mongabay.com was written in 1994-1995. Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date. For this, I apologize. Feel free to send corrections to me.