List of Freshwater Fishes for Guam

Number of freshwater fish species: 19 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.
Tropical Freshwater Fish | Biotope aquaria | Country Index

Record number 1 to 19  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla japonica introduced Japanese eel  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astronotus ocellatus introduced Oscar  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Betta pugnax introduced Penang betta  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cichla ocellaris introduced Peacock cichlid  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias batrachus introduced Walking catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias macrocephalus introduced Bighead catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon Indo-Pacific tarpon 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu not established Smallmouth bass  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinna introduced Sailfin molly  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus macrostetholepis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon percnopterygionus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia zillii introduced Redbelly tilapia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus hellerii introduced Green swordtail  

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Lei, 20.11.08



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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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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.