List of Freshwater Fishes for Micronesia

Number of freshwater fish species: 65 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

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Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius janthinopterus native  Mangrove goby 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interrupta native Long-spined glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis nalua native Scalloped perchlet  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon hyalosoma native Humpbacked cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon lateralis native Humpback cardinal Humpback cardinalfish 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous guamensis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalus native Largesnout goby  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bunaka gyrinoides native Greenback gauvina  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bunaka pinguis native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis amboinensis native Olive flathead-gudgeon  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines fronticinctus native Spectacled filefish Pariutet 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris acanthopoma native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris melanosoma native Broadhead sleeper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius gymnauchen native Sharp-nosed sand goby Sharp-nosed sand goby 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius bicirrhosus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius celebius native Celebes goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giuris native Tank goby  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys cyanospilos native Blue-spotted pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys spicifer native Bellybarred pipefish  
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris cyprinoides native Tropical carp-gudgeon  
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris guentheri native   
Perciformes Kraemeriidae Kraemeria cunicularia native Transparent sand dart Transparent sand dart 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia boninensis native   
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia marginata native Dark-margined flagtail Paleyaw 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail Rock flagtail 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria diaphana native Roundbelly cowfish Ssab 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria fornasini native Thornback cowfish Ssab 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet Yaiuw 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza vaigiensis native Squaretail mullet Geraf 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mangarinus waterousi native   
Perciformes Blenniidae Meiacanthus anema native Threadless blenny  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis leiaspis native Barhead pipefish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius cavifrons native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius tagala native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophieleotris aporos native Snakehead gudgeon  
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephala native Northern mud gudgeon  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris lineolata native Sleepy cod  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gibbosus native Harry hotlips Gafiul 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius javanicus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius balteatus native Rhinohorn goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanus native Speckled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius dispar native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius roemeri native Roemer's goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius sapangus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus eudentatus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalus native Bichique  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lividus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus macrostetholepis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus micrurus native Clinging goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus fehlmanni endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus nigriradiatus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus zosterophorum native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius fehlmanni native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon caeruleus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon elegans native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon pelewensis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon percnopterygionus native   
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon Crescent-banded grunter 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrix native Banded archerfish Banded archerfish 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil buchanani native Bluetail mullet Yaiuw 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil seheli native Bluespot mullet Yaiuw 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Zenarchopterus gilli native Viviparous halfbeak Short-nosed river halfbeak 

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



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