List of Freshwater Fishes for Myanmar

Number of freshwater fish species: 449 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 449  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Aborichthys kempi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Acanthocobitis botia native Mottled loach  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Acanthocobitis zonalternans native   
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berda native Picnic seabream Black bream 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acanthopsoides delphax native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acantopsis choirorhynchos native Horseface loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acantopsis dialuzona native   
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis longifilis native   
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis pictus endemic Burmese stream catfish  
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis prashadi endemic Indawgyi stream catfish  
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis variegatus native   
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis vespa native   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps caecutiens native   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps carinatum native   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps mangois native Indian torrent catfish  
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps murraystuarti native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon atkinsonii native Burmese carplet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon mola native Mola carplet  
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineus native Climbing perch Nga-bye-ma 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis native Indian mottled eel Nga-mee-toung 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor bicolor native Indonesian shortfin eel Nga-she-gya 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchax native Blue panchax  
Perciformes Gobiidae Apocryptes bato native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius acutirostris endemic   
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius madagascariensis questionable Madagascar sea catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspidoparia morar native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Ayarnangra estuarius native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis badis misidentification Badis  
Perciformes Badidae Badis corycaeus native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis ferrarisi native  Nga-byay-ma 
Perciformes Badidae Badis kyar native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis pyema native  Nga-pye-ma 
Perciformes Badidae Badis ruber native  Nga thein net 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius bagarius native Dwarf goonch  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius yarrelli native Goonch  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitora brucei native Gray's stone loach  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitora burmanica native Burmese stone loach  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana almorae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana devdevi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana lippus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus gonionotus introduced Java barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius barila native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius barna native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius barnoides endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius bendelisis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius tileo questionable   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio affinis native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio dayi native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio elongatus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio feruminatus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio procerus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio tengana native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Boleophthalmus boddarti native Boddart's goggle-eyed goby  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia almorhae native Almorha loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia histrionica native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia kubotai native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia rostrata native Gangetic loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia udomritthiruji native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Brachygobius nunus native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Caelatoglanis zonatus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Caragobius burmanicus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus native Goldfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Catla catla native Catla Nga-thaing 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Celestichthys margaritatus native Galaxy rasbora Galaxy rasbora 
Siluriformes Chacidae Chaca burmensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chagunius baileyi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chagunius nicholsi native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Chanda nama native Elongate glass-perchlet  
Perciformes Channidae Channa burmanica native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa gachua native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa harcourtbutleri native Burmese snakehead Burmese snakehead 
Perciformes Channidae Channa marulius native Great snakehead Nga-yan-daing 
Perciformes Channidae Channa micropeltes questionable Giant snakehead  
Perciformes Channidae Channa orientalis native Walking snakehead Nga-yan-goungdo 
Perciformes Channidae Channa ornatipinnis native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa panaw native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa pulchra native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa punctata native Spotted snakehead Nga-thilon 
Perciformes Channidae Channa striata native Snakehead murrel Nga-yan 
Synbranchiformes Chaudhuriidae Chaudhuria caudata native Burmese spineless eel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela cachius native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela laubuca native Indian glass barb  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala chitala misidentification Clown knifefish Nga-pe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus cirrhosus native Mrigal Nga-gyin 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus inornatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus rubirostris native  Niya gwoh nadee 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias batrachus native Walking catfish Nga-khoo 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus introduced North African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias macrocephalus introduced Bighead catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma prateri endemic   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma roosae native   
Siluriformes Ariidae Cochlefelis burmanica native   
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia reynaldi native Reynald's grenadier anchovy  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Colisa fasciata native Banded gourami Nga-pyinthalet 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Colisa labiosus endemic Thick lipped gourami  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Colisa lalia questionable Dwarf gourami  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus burmanicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus latius native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus siamensis native Siamese algae-eater  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyclocheilichthys apogon native Beardless barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyclocheilichthys repasson native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinion semiplotum native Assamese kingfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Common carp 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus intha native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio albolineatus native Pearl danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio choprai endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio dangila native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio feegradei native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio kyathit native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio nigrofasciatus endemic Dwarf danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio rerio native Zebra danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio roseus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danionella mirifica native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danionella translucida native   
Perciformes Badidae Dario dario questionable   
Perciformes Badidae Dario hysginon native   
Perciformes Datnioididae Datnioides polota native   
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Dermogenys pusilla native Wrestling halfbeak  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario aequipinnatus native Giant danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario affinis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario annandalei native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario browni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario kakhienensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario malabaricus not established Malabar danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario regina native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario shanensis native Hora danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario sondhii endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario spinosus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario strigillifer native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes hara native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes maesotensis native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes pusillus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus ahli endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus altus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus danricus native Flying barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus metallicus native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Eutropiichthys britzi native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Eutropiichthys burmannicus native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Eutropiichthys vacha native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Exostoma berdmorei endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Exostoma stuarti endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Exostoma vinciguerrae native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata cenia questionable   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata gagata questionable   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata gasawyuh native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata melanopterus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra flavatra endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra gotyla gotyla native Sucker head  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra gravelyi endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra imberbis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra kempi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra lamta native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra nasuta native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra nigricollis endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra notata native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra poecilura endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra propulvinus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra rakhinica endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra salweenica native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra spilota endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra vittatula endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giuris native Tank goby Bar-eyed goby 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptosternon malaisei native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax cavia native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax dorsalis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax madraspatanum native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax panda native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax pectinopterus native River cat  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax platypogonides native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax prashadi native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax rugimentum native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax sinensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax trilineatus native Three-lined catfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopterus chuno native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gonialosa modesta endemic Burmese river gizzard shad Nga-wunbu 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gonialosa whiteheadi endemic Southern Burmese river gizzard shad  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gudusia chapra native Indian river shad  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gudusia variegata endemic Burmese river shad  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gymnostomus horai native  Nga lu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hampala macrolepidota native Hampala barb  
Siluriformes Erethistidae Hara longissima native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus menoda misidentification Menoda catfish  
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus microphthalmus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus peguensis endemic   
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus variegatus native   
Siluriformes Heteropneustidae Heteropneustes fossilis native Stinging catfish Nga-khoo 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera bilineata native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera modesta native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera rupicola endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp  
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus limbatus native Congaturi halfbeak  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha megaloptera native Bigeye ilisha Big eye ilisha 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha novacula endemic Burmese River ilisha Indian pellona 
Gasterosteiformes Indostomidae Indostomus paradoxus native Armoured stickleback Pipe fish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Inlecypris auropurpurea endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Inlecypris jayarami native   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius borneensis native Sharpnose hammer croaker Sharp toothed hammer croaker 
Siluriformes Siluridae Kryptopterus cryptopterus native   
Perciformes Kurtidae Kurtus indicus native Indian hump head Indian hump head 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo angra native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo bata native Bata  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo boga native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo calbasu native Orange-fin labeo Nga-nan 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo dyocheilus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo fimbriatus native Fringed-lipped peninsula carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo gonius native Kuria labeo Nga-dein 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo nandina native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo pangusia native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rohita native Rohu Rohu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo stolizkae endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labiobarbus leptocheila native   
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifer native Barramundi Ka-kadit 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei native Burmese loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys guntea native Guntea loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys hasselti native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis native Yu loach  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet Gyalwe 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza melinoptera native Otomebora mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza subviridis native Greenback mullet Dussumier's mullet 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus argentimaculatus native Mangrove red snapper Red snapper 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus aral native One-stripe spinyeel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus caudiocellatus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus zebrinus endemic Zebra spiny eel  
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Makararaja chindwinensis native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus alboguttatus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus armatus native Zig-zag eel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus dayi native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus oatesii endemic   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus pantherinus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus tinwini native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus unicolor native   
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon Nga-kun-nya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Megarasbora elanga native Bengala barb  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis dunckeri endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Microrasbora erythromicron endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Microrasbora gatesi endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Microrasbora nana native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Microrasbora rubescens endemic   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus native Oriental weatherfish  
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteus native Silver moony Black bat fish 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus albus native Swamp eel  
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus cuchia native Cuchia Nga-shint 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet Grey mullet 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius rambaiae native Queen of Siam goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mystacoleucus argenteus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mystacoleucus marginatus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus armatus questionable Kerala mystus  
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus bleekeri native Day's mystus Nga-zin-yaing-kywe 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus cavasius native Gangetic mystus Nga-zin-yaing 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus falcarius native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus gulio native Long whiskers catfish Nga-zin 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus leucophasis endemic   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus pulcher native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus rufescens endemic   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus vittatus native Striped dwarf catfish Nga-zin-yaing-kyet-chay 
Perciformes Nandidae Nandus nandus native Gangetic leaffish Nga-wetma 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus multifasciatus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus sikmaiensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus blythii endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus compressus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus dukai native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus hexagonolepis native Copper mahseer  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus hexastichus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus nigrovittatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus paucisquamatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus stevensonii endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus stracheyi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Neonoemacheilus labeosus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Neonoemacheilus peguensis native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Neotropius acutirostris native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Neotropius atherinoides native Indian potasi  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Notopterus notopterus native Bronze featherback Nga-pe 
Perciformes Gobiidae Odontamblyopus tenuis native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Odonteleotris macrodon native Gangetic sleeper  
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra burmanica endemic Longtail catfish  
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra horae native   
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra longicaudata native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok bimaculatus native Butter catfish Nga-nu-than 
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok pabda native Pabdah catfish  
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok pabo native Pabo catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Oreichthys cosuatis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus not established Blue tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Oreoglanis insignis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Oreoglanis macropterus native   
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias dancena native   
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias latipes native Japanese rice fish  
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias minutillus native Dwarf medaka  
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias sinensis native   
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias uwai native   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Osphronemus goramy introduced Giant gourami Gourami 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama alfredianus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama belangeri native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama cotio cotio questionable   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama cotio cunma native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama feae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus hasseltii native Silver sharkminnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus microcephalus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus sondhii endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus vittatus native Bonylip barb  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Otolithoides pama native Pama croaker  
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasianodon gigas native Mekong giant catfish  
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasianodon hypophthalmus introduced Sutchi catfish  
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasius conchophilus native   
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasius larnaudii native Spot pangasius  
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasius myanmar native   
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasius pangasius native Yellowtail catfish  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio elongata native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio fusca native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio lumbriciformis native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio oblonga native Java loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio pangia native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio signicauda native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis lala native Highfin glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis pulcinella native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis ranga native Indian glassy fish  
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis tenasserimensis native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis vollmeri native   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Parasphaerichthys lineatus native   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Parasphaerichthys ocellatus endemic Eyespot gourami  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pareuchiloglanis feae native   
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona ditchela native Indian pellona  
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmodon septemradiatus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Physoschistura brunneana endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Physoschistura raoi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Physoschistura rivulicola endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Physoschistura shanensis endemic   
Characiformes Characidae Piaractus brachypomus not established Pirapitinga  
Synbranchiformes Chaudhuriidae Pillaia kachinica native   
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus canius native Gray eel-catfish Nga-nu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius burtoni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius chondrorhynchus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius genyognathus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius hampaloides native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius laoensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius margarianus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius shanensis native   
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdon native Largetooth sawfish Nga-man-swethi 
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinata native Smalltooth sawfish  
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis zijsron native Longcomb sawfish Green saw fish 
Perciformes Nandidae Pristolepis fasciata native Catopra  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Proeutropiichthys taakree macropthalmos endemic   
Perciformes Ambassidae Pseudambassis alleni native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Pseudambassis baculis native Himalayan glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Pseudambassis roberti native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pseudecheneis sulcata native Sucker throat catfish  
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia tenebricosa native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia tuberculata endemic   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Pseudosphromenus cupanus native Spiketail paradisefish  
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus balitora native Balitora minnow  
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus breviminor native   
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus homaloptera native Torrent stone carp  
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus robustus native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis berdmorei endemic   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis burmanensis native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis cochinchinensis native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis torrentis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius binotatus native Spotted barb Nga-nyanma 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius burmanicus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius chola native Swamp barb Nga-nyanma 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius compressiformis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius conchonius native Rosy barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius didi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius erythromycter native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius filamentosus questionable Blackspot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius macrogramma native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius nankyweensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius orphoides native Javaen barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius padamya native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius phutunio native Spottedsail barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius pugio native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius puntio native Puntio barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sarana native Olive barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius schanicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sophore native Pool barb Nga-buzi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius stoliczkanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius terio native Onespot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius thelys native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius tiantian native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius ticto native Ticto barb Barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas bola native Trout barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas guttatus native Burmese trout  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora daniconius native Slender rasbora Nga-zin-byun 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora hobelmani native Kottelat rasbora  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora rasbora native Gangetic scissortail rasbora  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Rhinomugil corsula native Corsula Nga-kin 
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita rita native Rita  
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita sacerdotum native Salween rita  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmophasia balookee native Bloch razorbelly minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma sardinella native Sardinella razorbelly minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma sladoni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sawbwa resplendens endemic Sawbwa barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scaphiodonichthys burmanicus native   
Perciformes Scatophagidae Scatophagus argus native Spotted scat Spotted butt 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura acuticephalus endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura balteata native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura breviceps native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura cincticauda native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura kangjupkhulensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura kengtungensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura malaisei native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura moeiensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura paucifasciata native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura poculi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura similis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura vinciguerrae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax plagiostomus native   
Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossidae Scleropages formosus native Asian bonytongue  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Semiplotus cirrhosus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Semiplotus modestus native Burmese kingfish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Setipinna phasa questionable Gangetic hairfin anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Setipinna wheeleri endemic Burma hairfin anchovy Nga-pya 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Sicamugil cascasia questionable Yellowtail mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Sicamugil hamiltonii endemic Burmese mullet  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus fasciatus native   
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago Nga-palwe 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Silonia silondia questionable Silond catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sinilabeo dero native Kalabans  
Siluriformes Bagridae Sperata acicularis native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Sperata aor native Long-whiskered catfish Nga-gyaung 
Perciformes Gobiidae Stigmatogobius sadanundio native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Syncrossus berdmorei native Blyth's loach  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Tenualosa ilisha native Hilsa shad Nga-tha-lauk 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon Crescent perch 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon cutcutia native Ocellated pufferfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon fluviatilis native Green pufferfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon nigroviridis native Spotted green pufferfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor putitora native Golden mahseer  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor soro native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor tambroides native Thai mahseer  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor tor native Tor mahseer Nga-dauk 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes blythii endemic   
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes chatareus native Largescale archerfish Archer fish 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrix native Banded archerfish  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichogaster pectoralis introduced Snakeskin gourami Bubble nest builder 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichogaster trichopterus native Three spot gourami  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil seheli native Bluespot mullet Bluespot gray mullet 
Siluriformes Siluridae Wallago attu native Wallago Nga-bat 
Beloniformes Belonidae Xenentodon cancila native Freshwater garfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Xenopterus naritus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Yunnanilus brevis native   
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Zenarchopterus clarus native   
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Zenarchopterus ectuntio native   



what's new | tropical fish home | rainforests | news | search | about | contact
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.