Freshwater Fish Species in Ogun River [Nigeria, West Africa]

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Fish Species in Ogun


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=103]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aphyosemion bitaeniatum Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion calliurum Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion filamentosum Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Aphyosemion gulare Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.3 native
Aplocheilichthys luxophthalmus luxophthalmus Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.3 native
Aplocheilichthys normani Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Arnoldichthys spilopterus Alestiidae pelagic 12 TL 3.1 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bagridae demersal 86 TL 2.9 native
Awaous lateristriga Gobiidae demersal 27 TL 3.1 native
Bagrus docmak Bagridae benthopelagic 135 TL 3.3 native
Barboides gracilis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3 TL 2.0 native
Barbus bynni occidentalis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Barbus callipterus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Barbus chlorotaenia Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Barbus lagensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Barbus nigeriensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus brevis Alestiidae demersal 23 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus longipinnis Alestiidae pelagic 13 TL 2.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus Alestiidae pelagic 65 TL 2.3 native
Brycinus nurse Alestiidae pelagic 25 TL 2.4 native
Caecomastacembelus cryptacanthus Mastacembelidae demersal 23 TL 3.3 native
Campylomormyrus tamandua Mormyridae demersal 53 TL 3.2 native
Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.4 native
Chrysichthys auratus auratus Bagridae demersal 43 TL 3.7 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagridae demersal 80 TL 2.6 native
Citharinus latus Citharinidae demersal 103 TL 2.2 native
Clarias agboyiensis Clariidae demersal 24 TL 3.7 native
Clarias anguillaris Clariidae demersal 100 TL 3.4 native
Clarias buthupogon Clariidae demersal 110 TL 3.3 native
Clarias camerunensis Clariidae demersal 47 TL 3.5 native
Clarias ebriensis Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.3 native
Clarias gariepinus Clariidae benthopelagic 170 TL 4.4 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Anabantidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Denticeps clupeoides Denticipitidae pelagic 15 TL 3.3 native
Distichodus engycephalus Citharinidae demersal 49 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus rostratus Citharinidae demersal 76 TL 2.0 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 13 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys grahami Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.4 native
Epiplatys sexfasciatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.6 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Erpetoichthys calabaricus Polypteridae demersal 90 TL 3.3 native
Foerschichthys flavipinnis Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Gnathonemus petersii Mormyridae demersal 43 TL 3.1 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50 TL 3.0 native
Gymnarchus niloticus Gymnarchidae demersal 204 TL 3.7 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
Heterotis niloticus Osteoglossidae demersal 120 TL 3.0 native
Hippopotamyrus psittacus Mormyridae demersal 30 TL 3.1 native
Hydrocynus forskalii Alestiidae pelagic 96 TL 4.0 native
Hyperopisus bebe bebe Mormyridae demersal 63 TL 3.6 native
Isichthys henryi Mormyridae demersal 36 TL 3.1 native
Labeo brachypoma Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 2.5 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Labeo senegalensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 65 TL 2.7 native
Lates niloticus Centropomidae demersal 193 TL 3.8 native
Malapterurus electricus Malapteruridae benthopelagic 149 TL 4.5 native
Marcusenius brucii Mormyridae demersal 22 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius senegalensis senegalensis Mormyridae demersal 40 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes elongatus Alestiidae pelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrus rume rume Mormyridae demersal 107 TL 2.5 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Neolebias ansorgii Citharinidae pelagic 4 TL 3.3 native
Pantodon buchholzi Pantodontidae pelagic 10 TL 3.6 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Parachanna africana Channidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.8 native
Parachanna obscura Channidae demersal 42 TL 3.4 native
Parailia pellucida Schilbeidae demersal 15 TL 3.5 native
Parauchenoglanis fasciatus Bagridae demersal 15 TL 3.1 native
Pareutropius buffei Schilbeidae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Pelvicachromis pulcher Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.3 native
Pelvicachromis taeniatus Cichlidae demersal 8 TL 3.0 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Gobiidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Petrocephalus ansorgii Mormyridae demersal 18 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus bovei bovei Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus soudanensis Mormyridae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Phago loricatus Citharinidae demersal 21 TL 4.5 native
Phractolaemus ansorgii Phractolaemidae benthopelagic 19 TL   native
Phractura clauseni Amphiliidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Mormyridae demersal 11 TL 2.6 native
Polycentropsis abbreviata Nandidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.5 native
Polypterus ansorgii Polypteridae demersal 28 TL 3.4 native
Raiamas senegalensis Cyprinidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus Cichlidae demersal 41 TL 2.1 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 2.5 native
Schilbe brevianalis Schilbeidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Schilbe intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe micropogon Schilbeidae demersal 26 TL 3.0 native
Schilbe mystus Schilbeidae demersal 40 TL 3.3 native
Synodontis melanopterus Mochokidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis nigrita Mochokidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.4 native
Synodontis schall Mochokidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis sorex Mochokidae benthopelagic 38 TL 3.1 native
Thysochromis ansorgii Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia mariae Cichlidae demersal 40 TL 2.3 native
Xenomystus nigri Notopteridae demersal 20 TL 3.3 native
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