Freshwater Fish Species in Mano River [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Mano River

Rises in the Guinea Highlands northeast of Voinjama, Liberia


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=57]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus liberiensis Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.3 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 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
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 ablabes Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.5 native
Barbus leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus liberiensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.5 native
Barbus macrops Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Barbus trispiloides Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.9 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 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
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
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
Mormyrops breviceps Mormyridae demersal 80 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrus tapirus Mormyridae demersal 53 TL 3.7 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Pelmatochromis buettikoferi Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 3.0 native
Pelvicachromis humilis Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Gobiidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 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
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestiidae pelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 2.6 native
Schilbe mystus Schilbeidae demersal 40 TL 3.3 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia louka Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 33 TL 3.0 native
Tylochromis leonensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.0 native
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