List of Freshwater Fishes for US Virgin Islands

Number of freshwater fish species: 13 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 13  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata native American eel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cichla ocellaris introduced Peacock cichlid  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus introduced Bluegill  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophus introduced Redear sunfish  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus canis native Dusky smooth-hound  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata native Guppy  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Pseudophallus mindii native   

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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.