List of Freshwater Fishes for Burundi

Number of freshwater fish species: 220 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
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acapoeta tanganicae native   
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes macrophthalmus native Torpedo robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Altolamprologus calvus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Altolamprologus compressiceps native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius kivuensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia burtoni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia stappersii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocranus dewindti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Baileychromis centropomoides native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus acuticeps native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus apleurogramma native East african red finned barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus kerstenii native Redspot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus pellegrini native Pellegrin's barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus quadrilineatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus tropidolepis native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus grandis native Kukumai  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus graueri native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus platycephalus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus sianenna native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus stappersii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates fasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates ferox native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates graueri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates hornii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates leo native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates minor native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates vittatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis melanoides native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis tricoti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Boulengerochromis microlepis native Giant cichlid  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus longianalis native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotus native True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus rhodopleura native   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus sadleri native Sadler's robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis macrops native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis melanostigma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis pleurospilus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cardiopharynx schoutedeni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chalinochromis brichardi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chalinochromis popelini native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops minutus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys acsiorum endemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys brachynema native Kibonde  
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus gibbosus native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clariallabes mutsindoziensis native  Ikambari 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias alluaudi native Alluaud's catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias liocephalus native Smoothhead catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias theodorae native Snake catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias werneri native Werner's catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Ctenochromis benthicola native   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma muriei native Ocellated labyrinth fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyathopharynx furcifer native Featherfin cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis leptosoma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis microlepidotus native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Dinotopterus cunningtoni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ectodus descampsii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Eretmodus cyanostictus native Tanganyika Clown  
Perciformes Cichlidae Gnathochromis permaxillaris native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Gnathochromis pfefferi native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Gnathonemus longibarbis native Longnose stonebasher  
Perciformes Cichlidae Grammatotria lemairii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Haplotaxodon microlepis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemibates stenosoma native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilis native Vundu  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatus native Tiger fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Interochromis loocki native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis marlieri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis ornatus native Golden julie  
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis regani native Convict julie  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo degeni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo weeksii native Sicklefin labeo  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lacustricola pumilus native Tanganyika lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lamprichthys tanganicanus native Tanganyika killifish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus callipterus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus kungweensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus lemairii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus ocellatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus ornatipinnis native   
Perciformes Latidae Lates angustifrons native Tanganyika lates Sangala 
Perciformes Latidae Lates mariae native Bigeye lates Sangala 
Perciformes Latidae Lates microlepis native Forktail lates Nonzi 
Perciformes Latidae Lates stappersii native Sleek lates Mukeke 
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus cunningtoni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus elongatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus profundicola native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lestradea perspicax native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnochromis auritus native Spangled cichlid  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Limnothrissa miodon native Lake Tanganyika sardine Lumpu 
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnotilapia dardennii native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lobochilotes labiatus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus aquilus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus asperispinis native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus brevispinis native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus cyclurus native African bullhead  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus polli native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus albomaculatus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus cunningtoni native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus ellipsifer native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus flavidus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus frenatus native Longtail spiny eel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus micropectus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus moorii native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus ophidium native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus plagiostomus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus platysoma native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus polli native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus tanganicae native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus zebratus native   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes vittatus native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloides native Cornish jack  
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus brevis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus brichardi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus buescheri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus christyi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus falcicula native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus fasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus furcifer native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus hecqui native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus leloupi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus mondabu native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus multifasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus mustax native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus pleuromaculatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus pulcher native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus savoryi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus schreyeni endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus sexfasciatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus tetracanthus native Fourspine cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus toae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus tretocephalus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus wauthioni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia heterodonta native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia nasuta native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium splendens native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis leucostictus introduced   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochir introduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus eduardianus native Tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis tanganicae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis malagaraziensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis mazimeroensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis mosoensis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Paracyprichromis brieni native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Paracyprichromis nigripinnis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Perissodus microlepis native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus catostoma catostoma native Churchill  
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis famula native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis fasciolatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis macrognathus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis orthognathus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis polyodon native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Phyllonemus filinemus native   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Phyllonemus typus native Spatula-barbeled catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus elaviae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus multidentatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus paradoxus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus straeleni native   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus nigricans native Dark stonebasher  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus ornatipinnis native Ornate bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus senegalus senegalus native Gray bichir  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus aethiopicus aethiopicus native Marbled lungfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas moorii native Lake Rukwa minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas salmolucius native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Reganochromis calliurus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis babaulti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis diagramma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis margaretae endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis marginatus endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Spathodus erythrodon native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Spathodus marlieri native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Stolothrissa tanganicae native Lake Tanganyika sprat Ndagala 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis dhonti native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis granulosa native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis multipunctata native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nigromaculata native Blackspotted squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis petricola native Cuckoo Catfish  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis polli native   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis tanganyicae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tangachromis dhanisi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tanganicodus irsacae native Spotfin goby cichlid  
Siluriformes Clariidae Tanganikallabes mortiauxi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis bifrenatus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis brichardi endemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis dhonti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis temporalis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis vittatus native   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon mbu native Fresh water puffer fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia rendalli introduced Redbreast tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara caparti native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara kufferathi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara marginatum native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara nigrifrons native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara stigmaticum native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara unimaculatum native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara variabile native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Triglachromis otostigma native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus duboisi native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus moorii native Blunthead cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus polli native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis polylepis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Variabilichromis moorii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Varicorhinus leleupanus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Varicorhinus platystomus native Rwandese carp  
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenochromis hecqui native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia bathyphila native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia boulengeri native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia caudafasciata native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia flavipinnis native Yellow Sand Cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia leptura native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia longispinis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia melanogenys native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia nasus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia nigrolabiata native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia ochrogenys native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia ornatipinnis native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia sima native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia spiloptera native   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Zaireichthys rotundiceps questionable Spotted sand catlet  

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