List of Freshwater Fishes for Yemen

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
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berda native Picnic seabream  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius dispar dispar native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus arabicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carasobarbus exulatus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinion acinaces acinaces endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki introduced Eastern mosquitofish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra mamshuqa endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra sahilia sahilia native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra tibanica native   
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona ditchela native Indian pellona  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  

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



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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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