List of Freshwater Fishes for Equatorial Guinea

Number of freshwater fish species: 84 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
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius longirostris native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion ahli native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion cameronense native Cameroon killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion exiguum native Jewel killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion herzogi native Herzog's killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion malumbresi native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion splendopleure native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion striatum native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys camerunensis native Cameroon lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchen native Banded lampeye  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius latiscutatus native Rough-head sea catfish  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Atopochilus savorgnani native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriga native West African freshwater goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barboides gracilis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus aloyi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus alvarezi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus jae native Jae barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus malacanthus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus martorelli native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus thysi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis batesii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis finleyi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis nigrodorsalis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis riomuniensis native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistius native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus niger native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus longipinnis native Longfin tetra  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Siluriformes Clariidae Channallabes alvarezi native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis cameronensis native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Chromaphyosemion ecucuense endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Chromaphyosemion erythron endemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus native Bagrid catfish  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys walkeri native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengeri native   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis cephalopeltis native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris annobonensis native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris daganensis native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris feai native   
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops senegalensis native Senegalese ladyfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys grahami native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys neumanni native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sangmelinensis native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sexfasciatus sexfasciatus native Sixbar panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Episemion callipteron native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Episemion krystallinoron native   
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Erpetoichthys calabaricus native Reedfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Ethmalosa fimbriata native Bonga shad Bonga 
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax avichang native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax oeseri endemic   
Perciformes Eleotridae Gobiomorus dormitor native Bigmouth sleeper  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatus native Jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatus native Banded jewelfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Laeviscutella dekimpei native Roundbelly pellonuline  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus dentatus native African brown snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus endecacanthus native Guinea snapper  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus beninensis native   
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax scheeli native Scheel's lampeye  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus aculeatus native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Microsynodontis nannoculus native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Odaxothrissa ansorgii native Ansorge's fangtooth pellonuline  
Perciformes Cichlidae Parananochromis caudifasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Parananochromis longirostris native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula leonensis native Smalltoothed pellonula  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula vorax native Bigtoothed pellonula  
Characiformes Alestidae Phenacogrammus ansorgii native   
Characiformes Alestidae Phenacogrammus major native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura intermedia native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura longicauda native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Plataplochilus miltotaenia native Red striped lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Plataplochilus ngaensis native Nga lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax stigmatopygus native   
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdon native Largetooth sawfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon nigripinnis nigripinnis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicydium crenilabrum native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis batesii native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis woleuensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia cabrae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia guineensis native Guinean tilapia  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus teraia native Shortfin pompano  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Varicorhinus werneri native   

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Eli, 23.08.07



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