List of Freshwater Fishes for Vanuatu

Number of freshwater fish species: 34 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 Gobiidae Akihito vanuatu native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interrupta native Long-spined glass perchlet  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon amboinensis native Amboina cardinalfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous guamensis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous ocellaris native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Cestraeus goldiei native Goldie river mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Cestraeus plicatilis native Lobed river mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil heterocheilos native Half fringelip mullet  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris oxycephala questionable   
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris cyprinoides native Tropical carp-gudgeon  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia marginata native Dark-margined flagtail  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia munda native Silver flagtail  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail  
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifer native Barramundi  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lentipes kaaea native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza subviridis native Greenback mullet  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes argenteus native Silver grunter  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes cancellatus native Tapiroid grunter  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis retzii native Ragged-tail pipefish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet  
Perciformes Gobiidae Oligolepis acutipennis native Sharptail goby  
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophieleotris aporos native Snakehead gudgeon  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanus native Speckled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius vanuatuensis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus aiensis endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalus native Bichique  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon astilbos native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon kalfatak native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon rutilaureus native   
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Strophidon sathete native Slender giant moray  
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrix native Banded archerfish  

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.