Freshwater Fish Species in Casamance River [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Casamance River


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=26]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Arius parkii Ariidae demersal 75 TL 4.1 native
Chrysichthys maurus Bagridae demersal 63 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys walkeri Bagridae demersal 25 TL 3.2 native
Citharichthys stampflii Paralichthyidae demersal 16 TL 3.9 native
Clarias anguillaris Clariidae demersal 100 TL 3.4 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Anabantidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Eleotris daganensis Eleotridae demersal 13 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Ethmalosa fimbriata Clupeidae pelagic 45 TL 2.5 native
Eucinostomus melanopterus Gerreidae demersal 30 TL 3.4 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50 TL 3.0 native
Hemichromis bimaculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.5 native
Liza falcipinnis Mugilidae demersal 46 TL 2.3 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Gobiidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Polypterus palmas buettikoferi Polypteridae demersal 44 TL 3.4 native
Pomadasys jubelini Haemulidae demersal 60 TL 3.3 native
Protopterus annectens annectens Protopteridae demersal 100 TL 3.8 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 2.5 native
Sarotherodon occidentalis Cichlidae demersal 35 TL 3.7 native
Scriptaphyosemion geryi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
Trachinotus teraia Carangidae pelagic 68 TL 3.7 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




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