List of Freshwater Fishes for Solomon Islands

Number of freshwater fish species: 31 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
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berda native Picnic seabream  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla megastoma native Polynesian longfinned eel  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius biocellatus native Brackishwater frogfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalus native Largesnout goby  
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis amboinensis native Olive flathead-gudgeon  
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis gymnopomus native   
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus polystigma native White-dotted grouper  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius celebius native Celebes goby  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys heptagonus native Belly pipefish  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia marginata native Dark-margined flagtail  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail  
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifer native Barramundi  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lentipes solomonensis native   
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fuscescens native Freshwater snapper  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes argenteus native Silver grunter  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes cancellatus native Tapiroid grunter  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis argulus native Flat-nosed pipepish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus brachyurus native Short-tailed pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis manadensis native Menado pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis retzii native Ragged-tail pipefish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Rhyacichthyidae Rhyacichthys aspro native Loach goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus zosterophorum native   
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago macrolepis native Large-scale sillago  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius hoesei native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon rutilaureus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon semoni native   
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrix native Banded archerfish Kaulau 



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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.