List of Freshwater Fishes for Palau

Number of freshwater fish species: 41 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 Ambassidae Ambassis interrupta native Long-spined glass perchlet  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor pacifica native Indian short-finned eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius biocellatus native Brackishwater frogfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon amboinensis native Amboina cardinalfish  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bunaka gyrinoides native Greenback gauvina  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris melanosoma native Broadhead sleeper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius celebius native Celebes goby  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax polyuranodon native Freshwater moray  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia marginata native Dark-margined flagtail  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail  
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifer native Barramundi  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Micrognathus andersonii native Shortnose pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus brachyurus native Short-tailed pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brevidorsalis native   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis leiaspis native Barhead pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis manadensis native Menado pipefish  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus introduced Oriental weatherfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius platystomus native Indonesian goby  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis pralinia native Scarlet soldierfish  
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophieleotris aporos native Snakehead gudgeon  
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephala native Northern mud gudgeon  
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon bengalense native Bengal eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius javanicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius binotatus introduced Spotted barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sealei introduced   
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanus native Speckled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius sapangus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus micrurus native Clinging goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus fehlmanni endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus zosterophorum native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius fehlmanni native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius genivittatus native Chinstripe goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon elegans native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon pelewensis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon percnopterygionus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus maculatus introduced Southern platyfish  

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.