List of Freshwater Fishes for Chile

Number of freshwater fish species: 67 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
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas introduced Black bullhead  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus introduced Brown bullhead  
Siluriformes Loricariidae Ancistrus erinaceus questionable   
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Aplochiton taeniatus native  Peladilla 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Aplochiton zebra native  Farionela listada 
Perciformes Cichlidae Australoheros facetus introduced Chameleon cichlid  
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Basilichthys australis endemic   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Basilichthys microlepidotus native   
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Brachygalaxias bullocki endemic  Puye 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Brachygalaxias gothei native   
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Bullockia maldonadoi endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius introduced Crucian carp  
Characiformes Characidae Cheirodon australe endemic  Pocha 
Characiformes Characidae Cheirodon galusdai endemic  Pocha 
Characiformes Characidae Cheirodon interruptus introduced Uruguay tetra  
Characiformes Characidae Cheirodon kiliani endemic  Pocha 
Characiformes Characidae Cheirodon pisciculus endemic  Pocha 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Cnesterodon decemmaculatus introduced Ten spotted live-bearer  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus clupeaformis introduced Lake whitefish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp Carpa 
Siluriformes Diplomystidae Diplomystes camposensis endemic  Bagre 
Siluriformes Diplomystidae Diplomystes chilensis endemic Tollo Tollo de agua dulce 
Siluriformes Diplomystidae Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis endemic  Bagre 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias globiceps endemic  Puye 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias maculatus native Inanga Puye 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias platei native  Tollo 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Geotria australis native Pouched lamprey Lamprea de bolsa 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Mordacia lapicida native Chilean lamprey  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet Lisa 
Siluriformes Nematogenyidae Nematogenys inermis endemic   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes bonariensis introduced Pejerrey  
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes brevianalis native   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes gracilis native   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes hatcheri native   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes mauleanum native   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes nigricans native   
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes regia native Silverside Pejerrey de mar 
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Odontesthes wiebrichi native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta introduced Chum salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch introduced Coho salmon Salmón plateado 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus masou masou introduced Cherry salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Trucha arcoiris 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha introduced Chinook salmon Salmón rey 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Orestias agassizii native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Orestias ascotanensis endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Orestias chungarensis endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Orestias laucaensis endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Orestias parinacotensis endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Orestias piacotensis native   
Perciformes Percichthyidae Percichthys chilensis native   
Perciformes Percichthyidae Percichthys melanops endemic   
Perciformes Perciliidae Percilia gillissi endemic  Carmelita 
Perciformes Perciliidae Percilia irwini endemic   
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Prolatilus jugularis native Tilefish Blanquillo 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar introduced Atlantic salmon Salmón del Atlántico 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario introduced Brown trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta introduced Sea trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca introduced Tench  
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Trichomycterus areolatus endemic   
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Trichomycterus chiltoni endemic   
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Trichomycterus chungaraensis endemic   
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Trichomycterus laucaensis endemic   
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Trichomycterus rivulatus native   



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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

The copy for fish.mongabay.com 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.