Freshwater Fish Species in Little Scarcies [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Little Scarcies


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=69]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus liberiensis Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.3 native
Amphilius platychir Amphiliidae demersal 21 TL 3.3 native
Amphilius rheophilus Amphiliidae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Aphyosemion brueningi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Aphyosemion geryi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion occidentale Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion roloffi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion toddi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Aplocheilichthys kabae Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 endemic
Aplocheilichthys normani Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bagridae demersal 86 TL 2.9 native
Awaous lateristriga Gobiidae demersal 27 TL 3.1 native
Barbus ablabes Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.5 native
Barbus bigornei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.1 native
Barbus foutensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus sacratus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.0 native
Barbus tiekoroi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus wurtzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Brienomyrus longianalis Mormyridae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus longipinnis Alestiidae pelagic 13 TL 2.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus Alestiidae pelagic 65 TL 2.3 native
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.1 native
Chrysichthys maurus Bagridae demersal 63 TL 3.4 native
Clarias laeviceps dialonensis Clariidae demersal 26 TL 3.2 native
Clarias salae Clariidae demersal 51 TL 3.6 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Anabantidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Epiplatys annulatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys barmoiensis Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.4 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys fasciolatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.5 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
Hippopotamyrus paugyi Mormyridae demersal 31 TL 3.1 native
Hydrocynus forskalii Alestiidae pelagic 96 TL 4.0 native
Ichthyborus quadrilineatus Citharinidae pelagic 26 TL 3.8 native
Isichthys henryi Mormyridae demersal 36 TL 3.1 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5 TL 3.3 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Lates niloticus Centropomidae demersal 193 TL 3.8 native
Leptocypris taiaensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 endemic
Malapterurus electricus Malapteruridae benthopelagic 149 TL 4.5 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Paramphilius teugelsi Amphiliidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Paramphilius trichomycteroides Amphiliidae demersal 8 TL 3.0 native
Petrocephalus bovei bovei Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus tenuicauda Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Prolabeo batesi Cyprinidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Raiamas scarciensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.9 native
Raiamas steindachneri Cyprinidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestiidae pelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 2.6 native
Sarotherodon occidentalis Cichlidae demersal 35 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe micropogon Schilbeidae demersal 26 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis thysi Mochokidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis waterloti Mochokidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia brevimanus Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 3.7 native
Tilapia buttikoferi Cichlidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.4 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia louka Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 native
Tilapia zillii Cichlidae demersal 49 TL 2.0 native
Tylochromis intermedius Cichlidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.6 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 33 TL 3.0 native
Tylochromis leonensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.0 native
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