Freshwater Fish Species in Salween River [Myanmar + Thailand]

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Fish Species in Salween

The Salween River originates in the Tibethan range of the eastern Himalayas. The river passes through western Yunnan, China, Myanmar, and then forms the border between Myanmar and Thailand, before it turns west and drains into the Andaman Sea


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=147]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acanthocobitis botia Balitoridae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Acanthocobitis zonalternans Balitoridae demersal 10 TL 2.6 native
Acanthopsoides delphax Cobitidae demersal 8 TL 3.5 native
Acantopsis dialuzona Cobitidae demersal 31 TL 3.5 native
Amblyceps foratum Amblycipitidae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Amblyceps mucronatum Amblycipitidae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Amblyceps platycephalus Amblycipitidae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Amblypharyngodon atkinsonii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Aplocheilus panchax Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 native
Aspidoparia morar Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.0 native
Badis ruber Nandidae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Bagarius bagarius Sisoridae benthopelagic 39 TL 3.7 native
Bagarius yarrelli Sisoridae demersal 244 TL 3.7 native
Balitora burmanica Balitoridae demersal 10 TL 2.0 native
Bangana almorae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 39 TL 2.8 native
Bangana devdevi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Barbodes sarana Cyprinidae benthopelagic 42 TL 3.4 native
Barilius ornatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Batasio dayi Bagridae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Botia berdmorei Cobitidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Botia histrionica Cobitidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Botia rostrata Cobitidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Brachydanio jayarami Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Brachydanio sondhii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Chagunius baileyi Cyprinidae demersal 25 TL 2.9 native
Channa gachua Channidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.8 native
Channa striata Channidae benthopelagic 122 TL 3.7 native
Chaudhuria caudata Chaudhuriidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Chela laubuca Cyprinidae pelagic 17 TL 3.2 native
Cirrhinus cirrhosus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 122 TL 2.4 native
Clarias batrachus Clariidae demersal 47 TL 3.3 native
Crossocheilus burmanicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.6 native
Cryptotora thamicola Balitoridae demersal 4 TL 3.1 native
Cyprinus intha Cyprinidae benthopelagic 77 TL 3.0 native
Danio aequipinnatus Cyprinidae pelagic 15 TL 3.2 native
Danio albolineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Danio annandalei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Danio kakhienensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Danio laoensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.4 native
Danio nigrofasciatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Danio spinosus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.3 endemic
Diptychus kaznakovi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 70 TL 3.0 native
Epalzeorhynchos bicornis Cyprinidae demersal 14 TL 2.0 native
Erethistes maesotensis Erethistidae demersal 3 TL 3.1 native
Esomus ahli Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 endemic
Esomus altus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.9 endemic
Esomus metallicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.3 native
Gagata dolichonema Sisoridae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Gagata gasawyuh Sisoridae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.0 native
Gagata melanopterus Sisoridae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.0 native
Garra gravelyi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.1 endemic
Garra imberbis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.2 native
Garra nasuta Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Garra notata Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Glyptothorax dorsalis Sisoridae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.1 native
Glyptothorax trilineatus Sisoridae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.4 native
Glyptothorax zanaensis Sisoridae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Hampala salweenensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.9 native
Hemibagrus imbrifer Bagridae demersal 23 TL 3.3 native
Hemimyzon nujiangensis Balitoridae demersal 8 TL 2.9 native
Hypsibarbus salweenensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 36 TL 2.8 native
Inlecypris auropurpureus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 endemic
Labeo angra Cyprinidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.0 native
Labeo calbasu Cyprinidae demersal 90 TL 2.0 native
Labeo chrysophekadion Cyprinidae benthopelagic 90 TL 2.0 native
Labeo curchius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 42 TL 2.9 native
Labeo dyocheilus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 90 TL 2.5 native
Labeo gonius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 150 TL 3.0 native
Labiobarbus leptocheila Cyprinidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.5 native
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei Cobitidae demersal 16 TL 3.6 native
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti Cobitidae demersal 5 TL 2.7 native
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon Cobitidae demersal 16 TL 3.6 native
Lepidocephalus guntea Cobitidae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Mastacembelus alboguttatus Mastacembelidae demersal 49 TL 3.5 native
Mastacembelus armatus Mastacembelidae demersal 68 TL 2.8 native
Microrasbora erythromicron Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2 TL 3.6 endemic
Microrasbora rubescens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 endemic
Monopterus albus Synbranchidae demersal 122 TL 2.9 native
Mystacoleucus argenteus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.0 native
Mystus cavasius Bagridae demersal 49 TL 3.7 native
Mystus rufescens Bagridae demersal 18 TL 3.1 native
Nemacheilus labeosus Balitoridae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.6 native
Neolissochilus blythii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 endemic
Neolissochilus dukai Cyprinidae benthopelagic 34 TL 2.8 native
Neolissochilus nigrovittatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.9 endemic
Neolissochilus stevensonii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 34 TL 2.8 endemic
Neolissochilus stracheyi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 74 TL 2.0 native
Neolissochilus vittatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 34 TL 2.8 native
Neonoemacheilus mengdingensis Balitoridae demersal 7 TL 2.9 native
Notopterus notopterus Notopteridae demersal 74 TL 3.5 native
Oreoglanis insignis Sisoridae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Oreoglanis macropterus Sisoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Oryzias latipes Adrianichthyidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Oryzias minutillus Adrianichthyidae benthopelagic 2 TL 2.4 native
Oryzias sinensis Adrianichthyidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.7 native
Osteobrama alfrediana Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Osteobrama belangeri Cyprinidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.8 native
Osteobrama feae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Osteochilus hasseltii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 40 TL 2.6 native
Osteochilus microcephalus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.0 native
Pangio fusca Cobitidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Pareuchiloglanis feae Sisoridae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.2 native
Pareuchiloglanis gongshanensis Sisoridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Pareuchiloglanis kamengensis Sisoridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Physoschistura brunneana Balitoridae demersal 6 TL 2.9 native
Physoschistura raoi Balitoridae demersal 5 TL 2.7 native
Physoschistura rivulicola Balitoridae demersal 6 TL 2.7 endemic
Physoschistura shanensis Balitoridae demersal 7 TL 2.9 native
Placocheilus cryptonemus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.0 native
Poropuntius carinatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Poropuntius chondrorhynchus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Poropuntius hampaloides Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Poropuntius heterolepidotus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.2 native
Poropuntius scapanognathus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Pseudecheneis sulcata Sisoridae demersal 20 TL 3.0 native
Puntius binotatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.8 native
Puntius burmanicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Puntius chola Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Puntius ticto Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.5 native
Raiamas guttatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 37 TL 3.9 native
Rasbora daniconius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.4 native
Sawbwa resplendens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.3 native
Scaphiodonichthys burmanicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 22 TL 2.4 native
Schistura alticrista Balitoridae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.5 native
Schistura cincticauda Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.7 native
Schistura kengtungensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.8 native
Schistura maepaiensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 native
Schistura mahnerti Balitoridae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 native
Schistura moeiensis Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.7 native
Schistura oedipus Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.6 native
Schistura paucicincta Balitoridae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Schistura poculi Balitoridae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 native
Schistura reidi Balitoridae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Schistura similis Balitoridae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.5 native
Schistura vinciguerrae Balitoridae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.5 native
Schizothorax lantsangensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.8 native
Tor brevifilis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 88 TL 3.0 native
Tor tambra Cyprinidae benthopelagic 100 TL 3.2 native
Tor tambroides Cyprinidae benthopelagic 122 TL 3.0 native
Tor tor Cyprinidae benthopelagic 52 TL 2.6 native
Trichogaster trichopterus Belontiidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.4 native
Trichopsis vittata Belontiidae demersal 9 TL 3.4 native
Triplophysa microps Balitoridae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Triplophysa stenura Balitoridae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 native
Triplophysa stoliczkae Balitoridae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.7 native
Wallago attu Siluridae demersal 240 TL 4.5 native
Yunnanilus brevis Balitoridae demersal 7 TL 3.1 native
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