List of Freshwater Fishes for Maldives

Number of freshwater fish species: 7 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 7  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineus native Climbing perch  
Perciformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus fasciatus native Y-bar shrimp goby Black shrimp-goby 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris melanosoma native Broadhead sleeper  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres filamentosus native Whipfin silverbiddy Blanche fil 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius vittatus introduced Greenstripe barb  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil seheli native Bluespot mullet Mulet à queue bleue 

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



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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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