List of Freshwater Fishes for Zambia

Number of freshwater fish species: 400 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
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acapoeta tanganicae native   
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes macrophthalmus native Torpedo robber Manse 
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes peringueyi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Altolamprologus calvus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Altolamprologus compressiceps native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius cryptobullatus native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius platychir questionable Mountain barbel  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius uranoscopus native Stargazer mountain catfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys hutereaui native Meshscaled topminnow  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys katangae native Striped topminnow  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys matthesi native Saisi lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys moeruensis native Moero lampeye  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia burtoni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia calliptera native Eastern happy  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia stappersii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocranus dewindti native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus docmak native Semutundu  
Perciformes Cichlidae Baileychromis centropomoides native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus afrohamiltoni native Hamilton's barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus afrovernayi native Spottail barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus altidorsalis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barnardi native Blackback barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barotseensis native Barbus barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus bifrenatus native Hyphen barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus brevidorsalis native Dwarf barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus dorsolineatus native Cunene barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus eutaenia native Orangefin barb Kasepa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus fasciolatus native African banded barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus haasianus native Sickle barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus kerstenii native Redspot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus lineomaculatus native Line-spotted barb Spotted barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus lornae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus mattozi native Papermouth  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus miolepis native Zigzag barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus multilineatus native Copperstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus myersi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus neefi native Sidespot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus owenae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus paludinosus native Straightfin barb Kasenga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus pellegrini native Pellegrin's barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus poechii native Dashtail barb Dashtail barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus radiatus aurantiacus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus radiatus radiatus native Redeye barb Mimbulwe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus rohani native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus rosae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus stappersii native  Lupeshe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus tangandensis native Redsport barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus thamalakanensis native Thamalakane barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus trachypterus native  Pifu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus trimaculatus native Threespot barb Mushipa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus tropidolepis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus unitaeniatus native Slender barb Mimbulwe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus viviparus native Bowstripe barb  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus grandis native Kukumai  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus graueri native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus platycephalus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus sianenna native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus stappersii native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus tetranema native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates fasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates ferox native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates graueri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates hornii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates leo native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates minor native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates vittatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis horii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis melanoides native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis tricoti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Boulengerochromis microlepis introduced Giant cichlid  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus longianalis native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus carmesinus native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus grandisquamis native Pinkfin Alestes Chikama 
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberi native Spot-tail Imene 
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus lateralis native Striped robber Nchenga 
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotus native True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus rhodopleura native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus sadleri native Sadler's robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis macrops native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cardiopharynx schoutedeni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chalinochromis brichardi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chalinochromis popelini native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops minutus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chetia mola native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis elisabethianus native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis macropterus native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis neumanni native Neumann's suckermouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis productus endemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys brachynema native Kibonde  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys mabusi native  Mfusu 
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys sharpii native Shovelnose catfish Kabombola 
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus gibbosus native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clariallabes platyprosopos native Broadhead catfish Minga 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias alluaudi native Alluaud's catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias buthupogon native  Bomba 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish Mulonge 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias liocephalus native Smoothhead catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias ngamensis native Blunt-toothed African catfish Akabukula 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias stappersii native Blotched catfish Chineke 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias submarginatus questionable   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias theodorae native Snake catfish Mulonfi 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias werneri native Werner's catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Clypeobarbus bellcrossi native Gorgeous barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Coptostomabarbus wittei native Upjaw barb  
Perciformes Cichlidae Ctenochromis horei native   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma multispine native Manyspined ctenopoma Nkomo 
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma muriei native Ocellated labyrinth fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cunningtonia longiventralis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyathopharynx furcifer native Featherfin cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyphotilapia frontosa native Humphead cichlid Changongo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyphotilapia gibberosa native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis coloratus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis leptosoma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis zonatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio not established Common carp  
Siluriformes Clariidae Dinotopterus cunningtoni native   
Characiformes Citharinidae Distichodus maculatus native Spotted citharinid Lubala 
Characiformes Citharinidae Distichodus mossambicus native Nkupe Nkupe 
Characiformes Citharinidae Distichodus schenga native Chessa Chessa 
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea alula native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ectodus descampsii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Eretmodus cyanostictus native Tanganyika Clown  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Euchilichthys royauxi native  Ngansha 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis not established Mosquitofish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Gnathochromis permaxillaris native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Gnathochromis pfefferi native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Gnathonemus longibarbis native Longnose stonebasher  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Gnathonemus petersii native Elephantnose fish Kalimulimo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Grammatotria lemairii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Greenwoodochromis bellcrossi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Greenwoodochromis christyi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Haplotaxodon microlepis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Haplotaxodon trifasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemibates stenosoma native  Mpande 
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatus native Banded jewelfish  
Characiformes Citharinidae Hemigrammocharax machadoi native Dwarf citharine  
Characiformes Citharinidae Hemigrammocharax minutus native   
Characiformes Citharinidae Hemigrammocharax multifasciatus native Multibar citharine  
Characiformes Alestidae Hemigrammopetersius barnardi native Barnard's robber  
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus odoe native Kafue pike Mibombo 
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus boulengeri native  Katondwa 
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilis native Vundu Sampa 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus ansorgii native Slender stonebasher  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus discorhynchus native Zambezi parrotfish Chimpumwe 
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus forskahlii native   
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatus native Tiger fish Manda 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Hypsopanchax jubbi native Southern deepbody  
Perciformes Cichlidae Interochromis loocki native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis dickfeldi endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis marlieri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis ornatus native Golden julie  
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis regani native Convict julie  
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Kneria auriculata native Airbreathing shellear  
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Kneria paucisquamata native   
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Kneria polli native Western shellear  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo altivelis native Rednose labeo Mpumbu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo annectens native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo congoro native Purple labeo Purple labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo cylindricus native Redeye labeo Kalongwe 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo degeni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo molybdinus native Leaden labeo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus codringtonii native Upper Zambezi yellowfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus marequensis native Largescale yellowfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lacustricola pumilus native Tanganyika lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lamprichthys tanganicanus native Tanganyika killifish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus callipterus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus laparogramma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus lemairii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus ocellatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus ornatipinnis native   
Perciformes Latidae Lates angustifrons native Tanganyika lates Gomba 
Perciformes Latidae Lates mariae native Bigeye lates Pamba 
Perciformes Latidae Lates microlepis native Forktail lates Nyunvi 
Perciformes Latidae Lates stappersii native Sleek lates Nvolo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus cunningtoni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus elongatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus kendalli native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus mimicus endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus nkambae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus profundicola native   
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellus introduced Green sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus not established Bluegill  
Perciformes Cichlidae Lestradea stappersii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnochromis abeelei native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnochromis auritus native Spangled cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnochromis staneri native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Limnothrissa miodon native Lake Tanganyika sardine Kapenta 
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnotilapia dardennii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lobochilotes labiatus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus aquilus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus asperispinis native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus brevispinis native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus cyclurus native African bullhead  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus polli native   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus tanganyikaensis native   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus zambezensis native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius macrolepidotus macrolepidotus native Bulldog Lububu 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus albomaculatus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus cunningtoni native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus ellipsifer native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus flavidus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus frenatus native Longtail spiny eel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus micropectus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus moorii native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus ophidium native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus plagiostomus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus platysoma native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus polli native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus signatus native  Spiny eel 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus stappersii native  Muchili 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus tanganicae native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus vanderwaali native Ocellated spiny eel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus zebratus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mesobola moeruensis native   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes acutidens native Sharptooth tetra Silver robber 
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes humilis native   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes sardina native   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes vittatus native   
Perciformes Anabantidae Microctenopoma intermedium native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax johnstoni native Johnston's topminnow Topminnow 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass American black bass 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Microthrissa moeruensis native Lake Mweru sprat Kasepa 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloides native Cornish jack Lombolombo 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus lacerda native Western bottlenose mormyrid  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus longirostris native Eastern bottlenose mormyrid Mbubu 
Characiformes Citharinidae Nannocharax macropterus native Broad-barred citharine  
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus brevis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus buescheri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus cancellatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus caudopunctatus endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus christyi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus cylindricus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus fasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus furcifer native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus hecqui native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus leleupi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus leloupi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus modestus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus multifasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus mustax native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus obscurus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus petricola native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus pulcher native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus savoryi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus sexfasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus tetracanthus native Fourspine cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus toae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus wauthioni native   
Characiformes Citharinidae Neolebias lozii native Banded neolebias  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius kafuensis endemic Kafue killifish  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius polli native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius rosenstocki native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius symoensi native   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius taeniopygus native Striped nothobranch  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss not established Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia boops native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia nasuta native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia ventralis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium ubangiense native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium zambezense native Barred minnow Barred minnow 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis andersonii native Three spotted tilapia Njinji 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus introduced Blue tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis karomo native Karomo  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochir native Longfin tilapia Mu 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mortimeri native Kariba tilapia Kariba tilapia 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus misidentification Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mweruensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus eduardianus native Tilapia Kiumbwi 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia Nile tilapia 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis spilurus niger introduced Athi River tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis tanganicae native  Mpende 
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis luongoensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis polyacanthus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Paracyprichromis brieni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Paracyprichromis nigripinnis native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis ngamensis native Zambezi grunter Sibutu 
Perciformes Cichlidae Perissodus eccentricus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Perissodus microlepis native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus catostoma catostoma native Churchill Chise 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus simus native  Chise 
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis famula native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis fasciolatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis macrognathus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis orthognathus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis polyodon native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis trewavasae ephippium native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis trewavasae trewavasae native Threadfin cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pharyngochromis acuticeps native Zambezi bream  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pharyngochromis darlingi native Zambezi happy Zambezi happy 
Siluriformes Claroteidae Phyllonemus filinemus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Phyllonemus typus native Spatula-barbeled catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus elaviae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus multidentatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus paradoxus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus straeleni native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus castelnaui native Dwarf stonebasher  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus nigricans native Dark stonebasher  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus stappersii stappersii native  Chipumamabwe 
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus endlicheri congicus native  Munkunga 
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus senegalus senegalus native Gray bichir  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus aethiopicus aethiopicus native Marbled lungfish  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus annectens brieni native Southern lungfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pseudocrenilabrus philander philander native Southern mouthbrooder Chikolwa 
Perciformes Cichlidae Pseudosimochromis curvifrons native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas moorii native Lake Rukwa minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas salmolucius native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Reganochromis calliurus native   
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes maunensis native Okavango robber  
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis native Slender robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sargochromis carlottae native Rainbow happy Rainbow happy 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sargochromis codringtonii native Green happy Mbilia 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sargochromis giardi native Pink happy Pink happy 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sargochromis greenwoodi native Greenwood's happy  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sargochromis mellandi native Snaileater Mbilia 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sargochromis mortimeri native Mortimer's happy  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe intermedius native Silver catfish Lubango 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mystus native African butter catfish Impata 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe yangambianus native Yangambi butterbarbel  
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis altus native Humpback largemouth  
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis angusticeps native Thinface cichlid Makobo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis longimanus native Longfin largemouth  
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis macrocephalus native Purpleface largemouth Makobo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis robustus jallae native Nembwe  
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis robustus robustus native Yellow-belly bream Muliba 
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis thumbergi native Brownspot largemouth  
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis babaulti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis diagramma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis pleurospilus native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Stolothrissa tanganicae native Lake Tanganyika sprat Kapenta 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis dhonti native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis granulosa native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ilebrevis native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis leopardina native Leopard squeaker Singoni 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis lucipinnis endemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis macrostigma native Largespot squeaker Singoni 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis macrostoma native Largemouth squeaker Singoni 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis multipunctata native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nebulosa native Cloudy squeaker Clouded squeaker 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nigromaculata native Blackspotted squeaker Bongo 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis njassae native Malawi squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ornatipinnis native  Nsengemabwe 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis petricola native Cuckoo Catfish  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis polli native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis polystigma native  Bongwe 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis tanganyicae native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis unicolor native  Bongwe 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis woosnami native Upper Zambezi squeaker Singoni 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis zambezensis native Plain squeaker Brown squeaker 
Perciformes Cichlidae Tangachromis dhanisi native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Tanganikallabes mortiauxi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis bifrenatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis brachygnathus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis burgeoni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis dhonti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis temporalis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis vittatus native   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon mbu native Fresh water puffer fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Thoracochromis moeruensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia baloni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia rendalli native Redbreast tilapia Mpende 
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia ruweti native Okavango tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia sparrmanii native Banded tilapia Chituku 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca not established Tench  
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara caparti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara kufferathi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara macrostoma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara marginatum native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara nigrifrons native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara stigmaticum native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara unimaculatum native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara variabile native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Triglachromis otostigma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus kasabae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus moorii native Blunthead cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis bangwelensis native Hump-back bream Lyongo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis mylodon native Mweru hump-backed bream Mweru hump-backed bream 
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis polylepis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis variabilis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Variabilichromis moorii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Varicorhinus leleupanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Varicorhinus platystomus native Rwandese carp  
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenochromis hecqui native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia bathyphila native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia boulengeri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia caudafasciata native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia flavipinnis native Yellow Sand Cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia leptura native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia longispinis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia melanogenys native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia nigrolabiata native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia ornatipinnis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia papilio native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia rotundiventralis endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia sima native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia spiloptera native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia tenuidentata native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Zaireichthys dorae native Chobe sand catlet  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Zaireichthys rotundiceps native Spotted sand catlet  

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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.