Freshwater Fish Species in Euphrates River [Middle East]

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Fish Species in Euphrates


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=35]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acanthobrama marmid Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.0 native
Alburnoides bipunctatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.9 native
Alburnus caeruleus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Alburnus sellal Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Ameiurus nebulosus Ictaluridae demersal 55 TL 3.4 introduced
Aspius vorax Cyprinidae benthopelagic 100 TL 3.0 native
Barbus grypus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barbus kosswigi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barbus luteus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barbus mystaceus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barbus pectoralis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barbus sharpeyi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Barbus subquincunciatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barbus xanthopterus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Barilius mesopotamicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Capoeta barroisi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 43 TL 3.0 native
Capoeta trutta Cyprinidae benthopelagic 43 TL 3.0 native
Carassius auratus auratus Cyprinidae demersal 59 TL 2.0 native
Carcharhinus leucas Carcharhinidae demersal 350 TL 4.3 native
Chalcalburnus mossulensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 40 TL 2.8 native
Chondrostoma regium Cyprinidae benthopelagic 28 TL 2.7 native
Cobitis elazigensis Cobitidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.5 native
Cyprinion kais Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Cyprinion macrostomus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Garra variabilis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.1 native
Glyptothorax cous Sisoridae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.1 native
Hemigrammocapoeta elegans Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.9 native
Leuciscus cephalus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 60 TL 3.0 native
Leuciscus lepidus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.5 native
Mastacembelus mastacembelus Mastacembelidae demersal 68 TL 2.8 native
Nemacheilus hamwii Balitoridae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.6 native
Orthrias kermanshahensis Balitoridae demersal 8 TL 2.9 native
Orthrias tigris Balitoridae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.9 native
Schistura nielseni Balitoridae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.6 native
Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 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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