List of Freshwater Fishes for Seychelles

Number of freshwater fish species: 33 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
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Agonostomus telfairii native Fairy mullet Chitte 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis ambassis native Commerson's glassy  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis dussumieri native Malabar glassy perchlet Ambache de Dussumier 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalus native Bald glassy  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenia native Banded-tail glassy perchlet Ambache 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor bicolor native Indonesian shortfin eel Anguille bicolore 
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius meggitti native Meggitt's goby Gobie de Meggitt 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish Carassin doré 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil crenilabis native Fringelip mullet Mulet ordinaire 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris mauritianus native Widehead sleeper Cabot noir 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius callidus native River goby Gobie comorien 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giuris native Tank goby Gobie giurus 
Perciformes Kraemeriidae Kraemeria samoensis native Samoan sand dart Poisson des sables 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia mugil native Barred flagtail Carpe 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris questionable Rock flagtail Kuhlie des rochers 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet Mulet rond 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon Lubine 
Anguilliformes Moringuidae Moringua microchir native Lesser thrush eel Anguille spaghetti 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius fusca native  Gobie mulet noire 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius mertoni native Chequered mangrove goby Gobi milet 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia Lapia 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Osphronemus goramy introduced Giant gourami Gourami 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Pachypanchax playfairii endemic Golden panchax Panchax de Playfair 
Perciformes Ptereleotridae Parioglossus multiradiatus endemic  Parioglosse seychellois 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis boro native Rice-paddy eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Psammogobius biocellatus native Sleepy goby Gobie à deux taches 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanus native Speckled goby Gobi tase 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago Pêche madame 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon Peau d'âne 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichogaster trichopterus introduced Three spot gourami Gourami bleu 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil buchanani native Bluetail mullet Mulet sauteur 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil seheli native Bluespot mullet  



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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.