List of Freshwater Fishes for Algeria

Number of freshwater fish species: 39 The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site.
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Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Anguille 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius apodus endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius iberus native Spanish toothcarp  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius saourensis endemic Sahara aphanius  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia desfontainii native   
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus callensis native Algerian barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus deserti native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus leptopogon native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotus native True big-scale tetra  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias anguillaris native Mudfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio not established Common carp  
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass  
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius introduced Northern pike  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus native Three-spined stickleback  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochir introduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus callensis native   
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta macrostigma questionable   
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch  
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish  

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Lei, 20.11.08



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