Freshwater Fish Species in Sewa River [West Africa]

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Fish Species in Sewa River

Formed by the junction of the Bagbe and Bafi rivers, which rise in the northeastern part of the country near the Guinea border (Ref. 28192).


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=90]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus liberiensis Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.3 native
Amphilius atesuensis Amphiliidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Amphilius platychir Amphiliidae demersal 21 TL 3.3 native
Anomalochromis thomasi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion bertholdi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Aphyosemion brueningi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Aphyosemion liberiense Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.4 native
Aphyosemion occidentale Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Aphyosemion roloffi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aplocheilichthys normani Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.4 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.9 native
Barbus bagbwensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Barbus bigornei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.1 native
Barbus leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus macrops Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Barbus sacratus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.0 native
Barbus wurtzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus longipinnis Alestiidae pelagic 13 TL 2.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus Alestiidae pelagic 65 TL 2.3 native
Chiloglanis polyodon Mochokidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 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 buettikoferi Clariidae demersal 20 TL 3.2 native
Clarias laeviceps dialonensis Clariidae demersal 26 TL 3.2 native
Clarias laeviceps laeviceps Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.1 native
Clarias salae Clariidae demersal 51 TL 3.6 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Anabantidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Eleotris senegalensis Eleotridae demersal 22 TL 3.1 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 27 TL 4.0 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
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
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 alluaudi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47 TL 2.4 native
Ladigesia roloffi Alestiidae pelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Lates niloticus Centropomidae demersal 193 TL 3.8 native
Leptocypris guineensis Cyprinidae demersal 8 TL 3.0 native
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
Micralestes occidentalis Alestiidae pelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrops caballus Mormyridae demersal 57 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus tapirus Mormyridae demersal 53 TL 3.7 native
Nannocharax ansorgii Citharinidae pelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Citharinidae pelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Notoglanidium thomasi Bagridae demersal 6 TL 3.0 native
Papyrocranus afer Notopteridae demersal 80 TL 3.3 native
Parachanna obscura Channidae demersal 42 TL 3.4 native
Pelmatochromis buettikoferi Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 3.0 native
Pelvicachromis humilis Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Pelvicachromis roloffi Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Petrocephalus bovei bovei Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus levequei Mormyridae demersal 16 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus tenuicauda Mormyridae demersal 14 TL 3.1 native
Polypterus palmas palmas Polypteridae demersal 30 TL 3.4 native
Prolabeo batesi Cyprinidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Raiamas nigeriensis Cyprinidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Raiamas scarciensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.9 native
Raiamas steindachneri Cyprinidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestiidae pelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 2.6 native
Sarotherodon occidentalis Cichlidae demersal 35 TL 3.7 native
Sierrathrissa leonensis Clupeidae pelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis ansorgii 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 joka Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Tilapia louka Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 native
Tylochromis intermedius Cichlidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.6 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 33 TL 3.0 native
Tylochromis leonensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.0 native
Xenomystus nigri Notopteridae demersal 20 TL 3.3 native
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