Freshwater Fish Species in Rokel (Seli) River [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Rokel River


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=75]
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
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 bigornei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.1 native
Barbus leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus liberiensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.5 native
Barbus sacratus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.0 native
Barbus tiekoroi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Barbus wurtzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Brienomyrus longianalis Mormyridae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus longipinnis Alestiidae pelagic 13 TL 2.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus Alestiidae pelagic 65 TL 2.3 native
Callopanchax occidentalis benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.1 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 anguillaris Clariidae demersal 100 TL 3.4 native
Clarias buettikoferi Clariidae demersal 20 TL 3.2 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 josianae Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.4 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50 TL 3.0 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
Ichthyborus quadrilineatus Citharinidae pelagic 26 TL 3.8 native
Isichthys henryi Mormyridae demersal 36 TL 3.1 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 6 TL 3.3 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5 TL 3.3 native
Labeo coubie Cyprinidae benthopelagic 92 TL 2.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Lates niloticus Centropomidae demersal 193 TL 3.8 native
Leptocypris taiaensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 endemic
Liauchenoglanis maculatus Bagridae demersal 6 TL 3.0 native
Malapterurus electricus Malapteruridae benthopelagic 149 TL 4.5 native
Marcusenius mento Mormyridae demersal 32 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius meronai Mormyridae demersal 23 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius thomasi Mormyridae demersal 25 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrus tapirus Mormyridae demersal 53 TL 3.7 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 8 TL 3.2 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Pelvicachromis humilis Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Petrocephalus bovei bovei Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus pellegrini Mormyridae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus tenuicauda Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Prolabeo batesi Cyprinidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 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 intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe micropogon Schilbeidae demersal 26 TL 3.0 native
Scriptaphyosemion brueningi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Scriptaphyosemion geryi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Scriptaphyosemion liberiense Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Scriptaphyosemion roloffi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Synodontis ansorgii Mochokidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis thysi Mochokidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis waterloti Mochokidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia brevimanus Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 3.7 native
Tilapia buttikoferi Cichlidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.4 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
Tilapia joka Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 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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