Freshwater Fish Species in Irrawaddy River [Central Myanmar (Burma)]

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Fish Species in Irrawaddy River

Formed by the confluence of Mali and Nmai rivers in Upper Myanmar, flows through central Myanmar into the Bay of Bengal through several mouths near Rangoon


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=43]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acanthocobitis botia Balitoridae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Amblyceps murraystuarti Amblycipitidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Badis corycaeus Nandidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Badis ruber Nandidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Balitora burmanica Balitoridae demersal 10 TL 2.0 native
Barbodes heterostomus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.0 native
Barbodes margarianus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.9 native
Batasio dayi Bagridae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Botia histrionica Cobitidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Botia rostrata Cobitidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Chaca chaca Chacidae demersal 20 TL 4.5 native
Chagunius nicholsi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.8 native
Channa panaw Channidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.8 native
Cirrhinus inornatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.2 native
Danio albolineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Danio apogon Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Danio choprae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Danio interruptus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.2 native
Danio kakhienensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Danio shanensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Dario dayingensis Nandidae benthopelagic 3 TL   native
Dario hysginon Nandidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Gagata gagata Sisoridae demersal 31 TL 3.0 native
Gagata gasawyuh Sisoridae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.0 native
Gagata melanopterus Sisoridae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.0 native
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei Cobitidae demersal 16 TL 3.6 native
Mystus rufescens Bagridae demersal 18 TL 3.1 native
Nemacheilus sikmaiensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.5 native
Neonoemacheilus peguensis Balitoridae demersal 7 TL 2.9 native
Notopterus notopterus Notopteridae demersal 74 TL 3.5 native
Oreoglanis insignis Sisoridae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Oreoglanis macropterus Sisoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Oryzias latipes Adrianichthyidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Oryzias sinensis Adrianichthyidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.7 native
Oryzias uwai Adrianichthyidae benthopelagic 2 TL 2.4 native
Pseudecheneis sulcata Sisoridae demersal 20 TL 3.0 native
Puntius ticto Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.5 native
Raiamas guttatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 37 TL 3.9 native
Schistura acuticephalus Balitoridae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.8 endemic
Schistura malaisei Balitoridae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 native
Schistura moeiensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.7 native
Schistura paucifasciata Balitoridae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 endemic
Schistura vinciguerrae Balitoridae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.5 native
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