Freshwater Fish Species in Lake Kivu [Rwanda and Zaire]

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Fish Species in Lake Kivu

border between Rwanda and Zaire


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=30]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Amphilius uranoscopus Amphiliidae demersal 20 TL 2.9 native
Barbus altianalis altianalis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 90 TL 3.4 native
Barbus apleurogramma Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Barbus kerstenii kerstenii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus pellegrini Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Chiloglanis batesii Mochokidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Clarias gariepinus Clariidae benthopelagic 170 TL 4.4 native
Clarias liocephalus Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.3 native
Haplochromis adolphifrederici Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.6 native
Haplochromis astatodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Haplochromis crebridens Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Haplochromis gracilior Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Haplochromis graueri Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.1 native
Haplochromis insidiae Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Haplochromis kamiranzovu Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.2 native
Haplochromis microchrysomelas Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Haplochromis nigroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.7 native
Haplochromis occultidens Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Haplochromis olivaceus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 2.1 native
Haplochromis paucidens Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.4 native
Haplochromis rubescens Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Haplochromis scheffersi Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Haplochromis vittatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.1 native
Limnothrissa miodon Clupeidae pelagic 21 TL 3.0 introduced
Oreochromis leucostictus Cichlidae benthopelagic 29 TL 2.3 introduced
Oreochromis macrochir macrochir Cichlidae benthopelagic 53 TL 2.0 introduced
Oreochromis mweruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.0 native
Oreochromis niloticus niloticus Cichlidae benthopelagic 74 TL 2.0 introduced
Raiamas moorii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.0 native
Tilapia rendalli Cichlidae benthopelagic 45 TL 2.2 introduced
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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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