List of Freshwater Fishes for Comoros

Number of freshwater fish species: 28 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.
Tropical Freshwater Fish | Biotope aquaria | Country Index

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Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Agonostomus catalai native Comoro mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Agonostomus telfairii native Fairy mullet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenia native Banded-tail glassy perchlet Ambache 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor bicolor native Indonesian shortfin eel Anguille bicolore 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel Anguille marbr�e 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla mossambica native African longfin eel Anguille du Mozambique 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous commersoni native River goby Loche 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous nigripinnis native   
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis butis native Duckbill sleeper Butis � �paulette noire 
Perciformes Gobiidae Cotylopus rubripinnis native  Cotylope � nageoires rouges 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper El�otris brun 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris mauritianus native Widehead sleeper Cabot noir 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius callidus native River goby Gobie comorien 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris cyprinoides native Tropical carp-gudgeon El�otris cyprin 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail Kuhlie des rochers 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis argulus native Flat-nosed pipepish  
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteus native Silver moony  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet M'Hizi 
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophieleotris aporos native Snakehead gudgeon El�otris serpent 
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephala native Northern mud gudgeon El�otris � t�te poreuse 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gibbosus native Harry hotlips  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanus native Speckled goby Gobi tase 
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalus native Bichique Sicyopt�re � bec de li�vre 
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius polyzona native Chinestripe goby Cabot ray� 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon  

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



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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.