Freshwater Fish Species in Pra River [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Pra River

Rises in the Kwahu Plateau near Mpraeso and flows 240 km southward to enter the Gulf of Guinea at Shama


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=75]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus nigromarginatus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 34 TL 3.8 native
Aethiomastacembelus praensis Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 44 TL 3.9 native
Amphilius atesuensis Amphiliidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Aplocheilichthys schioetzi Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 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 bynni waldroni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 40 TL 3.2 native
Barbus macrops Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Barbus subinensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 endemic
Barbus trispilos Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus walkeri Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Barbus wurtzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus brevis Alestiidae demersal 23 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus imberi Alestiidae demersal 20 TL 3.3 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
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.1 native
Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.4 native
Chrysichthys auratus auratus Bagridae demersal 43 TL 3.7 native
Chrysichthys maurus Bagridae demersal 63 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagridae demersal 80 TL 2.6 native
Chrysichthys walkeri Bagridae demersal 25 TL 3.2 native
Clarias agboyiensis Clariidae demersal 24 TL 3.7 native
Clarias anguillaris Clariidae demersal 100 TL 3.4 native
Clarias laeviceps laeviceps Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.1 native
Clarias macromystax Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.1 native
Distichodus rostratus Citharinidae demersal 76 TL 2.0 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys chaperi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Epiplatys dageti dageti Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Fundulopanchax walkeri Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 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
Heterobranchus longifilis Clariidae demersal 183 TL 3.7 native
Hydrocynus forskalii Alestiidae pelagic 96 TL 4.0 native
Labeo brachypoma Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 2.5 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Lepidarchus adonis Alestiidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Limbochromis robertsi Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Malapterurus electricus Malapteruridae benthopelagic 149 TL 4.5 native
Marcusenius senegalensis senegalensis Mormyridae demersal 40 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius ussheri Mormyridae demersal 38 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes occidentalis Alestiidae pelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes pabrensis Alestiidae pelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrops breviceps Mormyridae demersal 80 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax ansorgii Citharinidae pelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 8 TL 3.2 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Oreochromis niloticus niloticus Cichlidae benthopelagic 74 TL 2.0 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Parachanna obscura Channidae demersal 42 TL 3.4 native
Pellonula leonensis Clupeidae pelagic 10 TL 3.5 native
Petrocephalus bovei bovei Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus soudanensis Mormyridae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Polypterus senegalus senegalus Polypteridae demersal 51 TL 3.5 native
Raiamas nigeriensis Cyprinidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Raiamas senegalensis Cyprinidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestiidae pelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus Cichlidae demersal 41 TL 2.1 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus multifasciatus Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 2.8 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 2.5 native
Schilbe intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe mandibularis Schilbeidae demersal 50 TL 3.4 native
Synodontis obesus Mochokidae benthopelagic 38 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis schall Mochokidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis velifer Mochokidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.4 native
Tilapia busumana Cichlidae demersal 22 TL 3.5 native
Tilapia discolor Cichlidae demersal 23 TL 3.5 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
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