Freshwater Fish Species in Como (Komo) River [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Como River

Rises 40 km southwest of Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso and forms part of the Burkina Faso-Cte d'Ivoire boundary. Empties into its estuary on the Gulf of Guinea


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=99]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus nigromarginatus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 34 TL 3.8 native
Alestes baremoze Alestiidae benthopelagic 43 TL 2.8 native
Amphilius atesuensis Amphiliidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Aphyosemion petersi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aplocheilichthys normani Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Aplocheilichthys pfaffi Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Aplocheilichthys rancureli Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Aplocheilichthys schioetzi Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Aplocheilichthys terofali Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bagridae demersal 86 TL 2.9 native
Barbus ablabes Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.5 native
Barbus bynni waldroni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 40 TL 3.2 native
Barbus hypsolepis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus macinensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Barbus macrops Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Barbus pobeguini Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Barbus punctitaeniatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus sublineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.7 native
Barbus trispilos Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus wurtzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus imberi Alestiidae demersal 20 TL 3.3 native
Brycinus longipinnis Alestiidae pelagic 13 TL 2.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus Alestiidae pelagic 65 TL 2.3 native
Brycinus nurse Alestiidae pelagic 25 TL 2.4 native
Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.4 native
Chrysichthys maurus Bagridae demersal 63 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagridae demersal 80 TL 2.6 native
Citharinus eburneensis Citharinidae demersal 22 TL 3.0 native
Clarias anguillaris Clariidae demersal 100 TL 3.4 native
Clarias ebriensis Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.3 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Anabantidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Ctenopoma petherici Anabantidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.2 native
Cynothrissa ansorgii Clupeidae pelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Distichodus rostratus Citharinidae demersal 76 TL 2.0 native
Eleotris senegalensis Eleotridae demersal 22 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys chaperi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys dageti dageti Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys olbrechtsi olbrechtsi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.4 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Fundulopanchax walkeri Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Hemichromis bimaculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.5 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 70 TL 4.5 native
Heterobranchus isopterus Clariidae demersal 90 TL 3.2 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Clariidae demersal 183 TL 3.7 native
Hydrocynus forskalii Alestiidae pelagic 96 TL 4.0 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 6 TL 3.3 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5 TL 3.3 native
Labeo coubie Cyprinidae benthopelagic 92 TL 2.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Labeo senegalensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 65 TL 2.7 native
Lates niloticus Centropomidae demersal 193 TL 3.8 native
Malapterurus electricus Malapteruridae benthopelagic 149 TL 4.5 native
Marcusenius furcidens Mormyridae demersal 35 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius senegalensis senegalensis Mormyridae demersal 40 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius ussheri Mormyridae demersal 38 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes acutidens Alestiidae pelagic 11 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes comoensis Alestiidae pelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Micralestes elongatus Alestiidae pelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Micralestes occidentalis Alestiidae pelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrus hasselquistii Mormyridae demersal 59 TL 3.6 native
Mormyrus rume rume Mormyridae demersal 107 TL 2.5 native
Nannocharax ansorgii Citharinidae pelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 8 TL 3.2 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Oreochromis niloticus niloticus Cichlidae benthopelagic 74 TL 2.0 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Parachanna obscura Channidae demersal 42 TL 3.4 native
Pellonula leonensis Clupeidae pelagic 10 TL 3.5 native
Pellonula vorax Clupeidae pelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Petrocephalus bane bane Mormyridae demersal 23 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus bane comoensis Mormyridae demersal 12 TL 3.1 endemic
Petrocephalus bovei bovei Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Phractura clauseni Amphiliidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Mormyridae demersal 11 TL 2.6 native
Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri Polypteridae demersal 92 TL 3.8 native
Protopterus annectens annectens Protopteridae demersal 100 TL 3.8 native
Raiamas nigeriensis Cyprinidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Raiamas senegalensis Cyprinidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestiidae pelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus Cichlidae demersal 41 TL 2.1 native
Schilbe intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe mandibularis Schilbeidae demersal 50 TL 3.4 native
Schilbe mystus Schilbeidae demersal 40 TL 3.3 native
Scriptaphyosemion banforense Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Siluranodon auritus Schilbeidae demersal 18 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis bastiani Mochokidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis comoensis Mochokidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.4 native
Synodontis schall Mochokidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.9 native
Thysochromis ansorgii Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Tilapia dageti Cichlidae demersal 40 TL 2.3 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia mariae Cichlidae demersal 40 TL 2.3 native
Tilapia zillii Cichlidae demersal 49 TL 2.0 native
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