List of Freshwater Fishes for Malawi

Number of freshwater fish species: 467 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 Cichlidae Alticorpus geoffreyi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Alticorpus macrocleithrum endemic  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Alticorpus mentale native  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Alticorpus peterdaviesi native  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Alticorpus profundicola endemic  Chisawasawa 
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius natalensis native Natal mountain catfish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius platychir native Mountain barbel  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius uranoscopus native Stargazer mountain catfish  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla nebulosa native Mottled eel Nkhunga 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys hutereaui native Meshscaled topminnow  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys katangae native Striped topminnow  
Perciformes Cichlidae Aristochromis christyi native  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia calliptera native Eastern happy Makumba 
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia tweddlei native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara aquilonium native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara auditor endemic  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara baenschi endemic Nkhomo-benga peacock Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara brevinidus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara brevirostre native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara ethelwynnae endemic Chitande aulonocara Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara gertrudae native  Chigong'u 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara guentheri native  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara hansbaenschi native Aulonocara Fort Maguire Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara hueseri endemic Night aulonocara Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara jacobfreibergi endemic Fairy cichlid Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara koningsi endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara korneliae endemic Aulonocara chizumulu Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara macrochir native  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara maylandi kandeensis native Blue orchid aulonocara Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara maylandi maylandi native Sulfurhead Aulonocara Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara nyassae native Emperor cichlid Chigong'o chandembera 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara rostratum endemic  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara saulosi native Greenface aulonocara Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara steveni endemic Pale Usisya aulonocara Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara stonemani endemic  Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara stuartgranti endemic Flavescent peacock Chisawasawa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocara trematocephalum native  Chisawasawa 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus meridionalis native Kampoyo Kampango 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus orientalis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus afrohamiltoni native Hamilton's barb Matemba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus arcislongae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus atkinsoni native Dash-dot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus bifrenatus native Hyphen barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus choloensis endemic Silver barb Matemba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus eurystomus native  Chikasu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus innocens native Inconspicious barb Matemba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus kerstenii native Redspot barb Matemba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus lineomaculatus native Line-spotted barb Matemba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus macrotaenia native Broadband barb Matemba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus paludinosus native Straightfin barb Matemba 

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