List of Freshwater Fishes for Togo

Number of freshwater fish species: 119 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
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius atesuensis native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion bitaeniatum native Two-striped Aphyosemion  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion calliurum native Banner lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys bracheti endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys keilhacki endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys normani native Norman's lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchen native Banded lampeye  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius latiscutatus native Rough-head sea catfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriga native West African freshwater goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus ablabes native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus atakorensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus callipterus native Clipper barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus chlorotaenia native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus macrops native Blackstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus sublineatus native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistius native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberi native Spot-tail  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus leuciscus native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus longipinnis native Longfin tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotus native True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus nurse native Nurse tetra  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Perciformes Cichlidae Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri native Guenther's Mouthbrooder  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus native Bagrid catfish  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys walkeri native   
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus latus native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias agboyiensis native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias anguillaris native Mudfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias buthupogon native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias camerunensis native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias ebriensis native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Cromeria occidentalis questionable   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyae native Tailspot ctenopoma  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma petherici native   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma togoensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengeri native   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis cephalopeltis native   
Characiformes Citharinidae Distichodus rostratus native Grass-eater  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris vittata native   
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops senegalensis native Senegalese ladyfish Baavick 
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys bifasciatus taeniatus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys chaperi native Toothed carp  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sexfasciatus sexfasciatus native Sixbar panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sexfasciatus togolensis native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys spilargyreius native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Ethmalosa fimbriata native Bonga shad Ethmalose 
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Foerschichthys flavipinnis native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax filamentosus native Plumed lyretail  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatus native Jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatus native Banded jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis guttatus native   
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus odoe native Kafue pike  
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus bidorsalis native African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus isopterus native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilis native Vundu  
Osteoglossiformes Arapaimidae Heterotis niloticus introduced Heterotis  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus pictus native   
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus forskahlii native   
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatus native Tiger fish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo coubie native African carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo parvus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo senegalensis native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Laeviscutella dekimpei native Roundbelly pellonuline  
Perciformes Latidae Lates niloticus native Nile perch  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus dentatus native African brown snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus endecacanthus native Guinea snapper  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus beninensis native   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus electricus native Electric catfish  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus minjiriya native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius brucii native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius senegalensis senegalensis native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus nigromarginatus native   
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon  
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes occidentalis native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax macrophthalmus native Lampeye panchax  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus aculeatus native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloides native Cornish jack  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus hasselquistii native Elephant snout  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rume rume native Mormyrids  
Perciformes Gobiidae Nematogobius maindroni native   
Characiformes Citharinidae Neolebias unifasciatus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius thierryi native Togo Killifish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Odaxothrissa ansorgii native Ansorge's fangtooth pellonuline  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Odaxothrissa mento native Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline  
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon afrum native Guinea swamp eel  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochir introduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus native Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Channidae Parachanna obscura native Snake-head  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Parailia pellucida native Glass schilbid  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula leonensis native Smalltoothed pellonula  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula vorax native Bigtoothed pellonula  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus bovei bovei native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura ansorgii native African whiptailed catfish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura clauseni native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus adspersus native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus isidori isidori native Elephant Fish  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus retropinnis native West African bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus senegalus senegalus native Gray bichir Dégé 
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdon native Largetooth sawfish  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus annectens annectens native West African lungfish  
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes septentrionalis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus native Mango tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron native Blackchin tilapia  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe intermedius native Silver catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mystus native African butter catfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sierrathrissa leonensis native West African pygmy herring  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis obesus native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ouemeensis native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis schall native Wahrindi  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia dageti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia guineensis native Guinean tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia zillii native Redbelly tilapia  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus teraia native Shortfin pompano  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Xenomystus nigri native African knifefish  

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



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