List of Freshwater Fishes for Cayman Islands

Number of freshwater fish species: 9 The tables below were generated from - 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 site.
Tropical Freshwater Fish | Biotope aquaria | Country Index

Record number 1 to 9  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa parva native Little anchovy  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon riverendi native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus native Sheepshead minnow  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia puncticulata native Caribbean gambusia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia xanthosoma endemic Cayman gambusia  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Limia caymanensis endemic Grand Cayman limia  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon  
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Rivulus marmoratus native Mangrove rivulus  

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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

The copy for was written in 1994-1995. Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date. For this, I apologize. Feel free to send corrections to me.