Freshwater Fish Species in Tana River [Kenya]

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Fish Species in Tana River


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=44]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Alestes affinis Alestiidae pelagic 14 TL 3.1 native
Amphilius uranoscopus Amphiliidae demersal 20 TL 2.9 native
Anguilla bicolor bicolor Anguillidae demersal 100 TL 3.6 native
Anguilla mossambica Anguillidae demersal 150 TL 3.3 native
Anguilla nebulosa Anguillidae demersal 121 TL 3.8 native
Barbus mariae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 42 TL 3.0 native
Barbus neumayeri Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Barbus oxyrhynchus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 3.3 native
Barbus paludinosus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.8 native
Barbus zanzibaricus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Chiloglanis brevibarbis Mochokidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Clarias gariepinus Clariidae benthopelagic 170 TL 4.4 native
Clarias liocephalus Clariidae demersal 32 TL 3.3 native
Clarotes laticeps Bagridae demersal 98 TL 3.1 native
Gambusia affinis Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 introduced
Garra dembeensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.0 native
Glossogobius giuris Gobiidae demersal 61 TL 4.3 native
Irvineia orientalis Schilbeidae demersal 62 TL 3.4 native
Labeo cylindricus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.0 native
Labeo gregorii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Labeo mesops Cyprinidae benthopelagic 39 TL 2.0 native
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Mormyridae demersal 32 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus kannume Mormyridae demersal 122 TL 3.2 native
Neobola fluviatilis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.8 native
Nothobranchius cyaneus Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Nothobranchius jubbi Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Nothobranchius microlepis Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 70 TL 3.5 native
Nothobranchius patrizii Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Nothobranchius willerti Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.3 endemic
Oreochromis spilurus percivali Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.4 native
Oreochromis spilurus spilurus Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 2.6 native
Pantanodon stuhlmanni Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Parailia somalensis Schilbeidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus catostoma catostoma Mormyridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Poecilia reticulata Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 introduced
Protopterus amphibius Protopteridae demersal 45 TL 3.2 native
Protopterus annectens annectens Protopteridae demersal 100 TL 3.8 native
Salmo trutta trutta Salmonidae pelagic 171 TL 3.3 introduced
Schilbe intermedius Schilbeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.7 native
Schilbe mystus Schilbeidae demersal 40 TL 3.3 native
Synodontis manni Mochokidae demersal 27 TL 3.0 endemic
Synodontis serpentis Mochokidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.6 native
Synodontis zambesiensis Mochokidae benthopelagic 53 TL 2.7 native
Synodontis zanzibaricus Mochokidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.6 native
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