Freshwater Fish Species in Loffa River [West Africa: Guinea and Liberia

The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity.
All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site. To return to mongabay use one of the following links:
Mongabay.com | Tropical Freshwater Fish | Biotope aquaria | Country Index | Index of Ecosystems

All Content Below is Copyright Fishbase.org


Fish Species in Loffa


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=71]
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
Anomalochromis thomasi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion bertholdi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Aphyosemion brueningi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Aphyosemion jeanpoli Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Aphyosemion liberiense Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Aphyosemion monroviae Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Aphyosemion occidentale Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion roloffi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion viride Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Aplocheilichthys normani Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Awaous lateristriga Gobiidae demersal 27 TL 3.1 native
Barbus huguenyi Cyprinidae pelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Barbus lauzannei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 native
Barbus parawaldroni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.0 native
Barbus sacratus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.0 native
Barbus wurtzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus longipinnis Alestiidae pelagic 13 TL 2.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus Alestiidae pelagic 65 TL 2.3 native
Chrysichthys johnelsi Bagridae demersal 41 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys maurus Bagridae demersal 63 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagridae demersal 80 TL 2.6 native
Clarias buettikoferi Clariidae demersal 20 TL 3.2 native
Clarias salae Clariidae demersal 51 TL 3.6 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Anabantidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 27 TL 4.0 native
Epiplatys annulatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys barmoiensis Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.4 native
Epiplatys fasciolatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Epiplatys lamottei Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 7 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
Hippopotamyrus paugyi Mormyridae demersal 31 TL 3.1 native
Hydrocynus forskalii Alestiidae pelagic 96 TL 4.0 native
Isichthys henryi Mormyridae demersal 36 TL 3.1 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5 TL 3.3 native
Labeo curriei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Malapterurus electricus Malapteruridae benthopelagic 149 TL 4.5 native
Marcusenius mento Mormyridae demersal 32 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius thomasi Mormyridae demersal 25 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius ussheri Mormyridae demersal 38 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes occidentalis Alestiidae pelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrops breviceps Mormyridae demersal 80 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrus tapirus Mormyridae demersal 53 TL 3.7 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Paramphilius trichomycteroides Amphiliidae demersal 8 TL 3.0 native
Pellonula vorax Clupeidae pelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Pelmatochromis buettikoferi Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 3.0 native
Pelvicachromis humilis Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Petrocephalus pellegrini Mormyridae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus tenuicauda Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Polypterus palmas palmas Polypteridae demersal 30 TL 3.4 native
Raiamas steindachneri Cyprinidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 2.5 native
Sarotherodon occidentalis Cichlidae demersal 35 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe micropogon Schilbeidae demersal 26 TL 3.0 native
Schilbe mystus Schilbeidae demersal 40 TL 3.3 native
Tilapia brevimanus Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 3.7 native
Tilapia louka Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 native
Tilapia zillii Cichlidae demersal 49 TL 2.0 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 33 TL 3.0 native
Tylochromis leonensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.0 native
Back to Search

Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




what's new | tropical fish home | rainforests | news | search | about | contact
Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

The copy for fish.mongabay.com was written in 1994-1995. Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date. For this, I apologize. Feel free to send corrections to me.