Freshwater Fish Species in Okavango [Southwest central Africa]

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Fish Species in Okavango


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=90]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus vanderwaali Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.3 native
Alestes lateralis Alestiidae pelagic 18 TL 3.2 native
Amphilius uranoscopus Amphiliidae demersal 20 TL 2.9 native
Aplocheilichthys hutereaui Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Aplocheilichthys johnstoni Poeciliidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 native
Aplocheilichthys katangae Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aplocheilichthys moeruensis Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.3 native
Auchenoglanis ngamensis Bagridae demersal 47 TL 3.1 native
Awaous lateristriga Gobiidae demersal 27 TL 3.1 native
Barbus afrovernayi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.5 native
Barbus barnardi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Barbus barotseensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Barbus bifrenatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.5 native
Barbus brevidorsalis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus codringtoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 39 TL 3.7 native
Barbus eutaenia Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.2 native
Barbus fasciolatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Barbus haasianus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Barbus kerstenii kerstenii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus lineomaculatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus mattozi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 3.3 native
Barbus miolepis miolepis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Barbus multilineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Barbus paludinosus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.8 native
Barbus poechii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.4 native
Barbus radiatus radiatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.8 native
Barbus thamalakanensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.6 native
Barbus unitaeniatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.8 native
Caecomastacembelus frenatus Mastacembelidae demersal 49 TL 3.9 native
Chiloglanis fasciatus Mochokidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Clariallabes platyprosopos Clariidae demersal 30 TL 4.5 native
Clarias gariepinus Clariidae benthopelagic 170 TL 4.4 native
Clarias liocephalus Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.3 native
Clarias ngamensis Clariidae demersal 73 TL 4.3 native
Clarias stappersii Clariidae demersal 51 TL 4.5 native
Clarias theodorae Clariidae demersal 35 TL 4.4 native
Coptostomabarbus wittei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.7 native
Ctenopoma multispine Anabantidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.8 native
Hemichromis elongatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Hemichromis fasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.5 native
Hemigrammocharax machadoi Citharinidae pelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Hemigrammocharax multifasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 70 TL 4.5 native
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii Mormyridae demersal 19 TL 3.2 native
Hippopotamyrus discorhynchus Mormyridae demersal 38 TL 3.2 native
Hydrocynus forskalii Alestiidae pelagic 96 TL 4.0 native
Hydrocynus vittatus Alestiidae demersal 117 TL 4.5 native
Kneria polli Kneriidae benthopelagic 7 TL   native
Labeo cylindricus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.0 native
Labeo lunatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.4 native
Leptoglanis rotundiceps Amphiliidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Mormyridae demersal 32 TL 3.2 native
Mesobola brevianalis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Micralestes acutidens Alestiidae pelagic 11 TL 2.9 native
Microctenopoma intermedium Anabantidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus lacerda Mormyridae demersal 50 TL 3.7 native
Nannocharax macropterus Citharinidae pelagic 8 TL 3.5 native
Opsaridium zambezense Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.4 native
Oreochromis andersonii Cichlidae benthopelagic 61 TL 2.0 native
Oreochromis macrochir macrochir Cichlidae benthopelagic 53 TL 2.0 native
Parakneria fortuita Kneriidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.0 native
Petrocephalus catostoma catostoma Mormyridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Pharyngochromis darlingi Cichlidae demersal 22 TL 3.5 native
Pollimyrus castelnaui Mormyridae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Protopterus annectens brieni Protopteridae demersal 90 TL 3.8 native
Pseudocrenilabrus philander philander Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.7 native
Rhabdalestes maunensis Alestiidae pelagic 9 TL 3.3 native
Schilbe intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe mystus Schilbeidae demersal 40 TL 3.3 native
Serranochromis altus Cichlidae demersal 56 TL 4.3 native
Serranochromis angusticeps Cichlidae demersal 51 TL 4.5 native
Serranochromis carlottae Cichlidae demersal 43 TL 3.6 native
Serranochromis codringtonii Cichlidae demersal 39 TL 3.3 native
Serranochromis giardi Cichlidae benthopelagic 48 TL 3.5 native
Serranochromis gracilis Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 3.3 native
Serranochromis greenwoodi Cichlidae demersal 37 TL 3.7 native
Serranochromis longimanus Cichlidae demersal 37 TL 3.9 native
Serranochromis macrocephalus Cichlidae demersal 43 TL 4.2 native
Serranochromis robustus jallae Cichlidae demersal 49 TL 3.2 native
Serranochromis robustus robustus Cichlidae demersal 56 TL 4.1 native
Serranochromis thumbergi Cichlidae demersal 33 TL 3.7 native
Synodontis leopardinus Mochokidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.4 native
Synodontis macrostigma Mochokidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.4 native
Synodontis macrostoma Mochokidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis nigromaculatus Mochokidae benthopelagic 39 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis vanderwaali Mochokidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis woosnami Mochokidae benthopelagic 26 TL 2.3 native
Tilapia rendalli Cichlidae benthopelagic 45 TL 2.2 native
Tilapia ruweti Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 2.4 native
Tilapia sparrmanii Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 2.7 native
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