Freshwater Fish Species in Saloum [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Saloum

Includes the Sine-Saloum Estuary which is located about 10 km south of Dakar, Senegal, at the mouth of the Saloum River


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=14]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Arius parkii Ariidae demersal 75 TL 4.1 native
Bostrychus africanus Eleotridae demersal 21 TL 3.9 native
Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.4 native
Citharichthys stampflii Paralichthyidae demersal 16 TL 3.9 native
Ethmalosa fimbriata Clupeidae pelagic 45 TL 2.5 native
Eucinostomus melanopterus Gerreidae demersal 30 TL 3.4 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.5 native
Liza falcipinnis Mugilidae demersal 46 TL 2.3 native
Pellonula leonensis Clupeidae pelagic 10 TL 3.5 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Gobiidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Pomadasys jubelini Haemulidae demersal 60 TL 3.3 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron Cichlidae demersal 31 TL 2.5 native
Tilapia guineensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.8 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




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