List of Freshwater Fishes for Côte d'Ivoire

Number of freshwater fish species: 215

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.
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Family Scientific Name FB Name Name Status
Nandidae Afronandus sheljuzhkoi Fourspine leaffish   endemic
Alestiidae Alestes baremoze Silversides   native
Amphiliidae Amphilius atesuensis   native
Amphiliidae Amphilius platychir Mountain barbel   native
Aplocheilidae Aphyosemion maeseni   native
Aplocheilidae Aphyosemion petersi   native
Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys normani Norman's lampeye   native
Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys pfaffi Pfaff's lampeye   native
Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys rancureli Rancurel's lampeye   native
Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye   native
Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys terofali   native
Ariidae Arius latiscutatus Rough-head sea catfish   native
Cichlidae Astronotus ocellatus Oscar   introduced
Bagridae Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu   native
Gobiidae Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby   native
Cyprinidae Barbus ablabes   native
Cyprinidae Barbus baudoni   native
Cyprinidae Barbus bigornei   native
Cyprinidae Barbus boboi   native
Cyprinidae Barbus bynni waldroni   native
Cyprinidae Barbus callipterus Clipper barb   native
Cyprinidae Barbus eburneensis   native
Cyprinidae Barbus hypsolepis   native
Cyprinidae Barbus inaequalis   native
Cyprinidae Barbus leonensis   native
Cyprinidae Barbus macinensis   native
Cyprinidae Barbus macrops Blackstripe barb   native
Cyprinidae Barbus parawaldroni   native
Cyprinidae Barbus pobeguini   native
Cyprinidae Barbus punctitaeniatus   native
Cyprinidae Barbus sacratus   native
Cyprinidae Barbus stigmatopygus   native
Cyprinidae Barbus sublineatus   native
Cyprinidae Barbus traorei   native
Cyprinidae Barbus trispilos   native
Cyprinidae Barbus wurtzi   native
Eleotridae Bostrychus africanus   native
Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistius   native
Mormyridae Brienomyrus kingsleyae eburneensis   endemic
Mormyridae Brienomyrus kingsleyae kingsleyae   native
Alestiidae Brycinus derhami   native
Alestiidae Brycinus imberi Spot-tail   native
Alestiidae Brycinus longipinnis Longfin tetra   native
Alestiidae Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra   native
Alestiidae Brycinus nigricauda   endemic
Alestiidae Brycinus nurse Nurse tetra   native
Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark   native
Mochokidae Chiloglanis lamottei   native
Mochokidae Chiloglanis normani   native
Mochokidae Chiloglanis occidentalis   native
Cichlidae Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri Guenther's Mouthbrooder   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys auratus auratus   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys filamentosus   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys furcatus   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys johnelsi   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys maurus   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagrid catfish   native
Bagridae Chrysichthys teugelsi   native
Paralichthyidae Citharichthys stampflii Smooth flounder   native
Citharinidae Citharinus eburneensis   native
Clariidae Clarias anguillaris Mudfish   native
Clariidae Clarias buettikoferi   native
Clariidae Clarias ebriensis   native
Clariidae Clarias gariepinus North African catfish   introduced
Clariidae Clarias laeviceps laeviceps Catfish   native
Clariidae Clarias lamottei   endemic
Clariidae Clarias salae   native
Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp   introduced
Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyae Tailspot ctenopoma   native
Anabantidae Ctenopoma petherici   native
Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio Common carp   introduced
Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengeri   native
Citharinidae Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater   native
Amphiliidae Doumea chappuisi   native
Eleotridae Eleotris daganensis   native
Eleotridae Eleotris senegalensis   native
Eleotridae Eleotris vittata   native
Elopidae Elops senegalensis Senegalese ladyfish   native
Syngnathidae Enneacampus kaupi   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys bifasciatus taeniatus   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys chaperi Toothed carp   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys dageti dageti Redchin panchax   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys etzeli   endemic
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys olbrechtsi dauresi   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys olbrechtsi kassiapleuensis   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys olbrechtsi olbrechtsi   native
Aplocheilidae Epiplatys spilargyreius   native
Clupeidae Ethmalosa fimbriata Bonga shad   native
Gerreidae Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin mojarra   native
Aplocheilidae Fundulopanchax walkeri   native
Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis Mosquitofish   introduced
Gobiidae Gobioides sagitta   native
Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish   native
Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish   native
Cichlidae Hemichromis letourneuxi Jewel fish   native
Hepsetidae Hepsetus odoe Kafue pike   native
Clariidae Heterobranchus isopterus   native
Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilis Vundu   native
Arapaimidae Heterotis niloticus Heterotis   native
Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus pictus   native
Alestiidae Hydrocynus forskahlii   native
Eleotridae Kribia kribensis   native
Eleotridae Kribia nana   native
Cyprinidae Labeo alluaudi   native
Cyprinidae Labeo coubie African carp   native
Cyprinidae Labeo parvus   native
Cyprinidae Labeo senegalensis   native
Clupeidae Laeviscutella dekimpei Roundbelly pellonuline   native
Latidae Lates niloticus Nile perch   native
Gobiidae Lentipes bandama   native
Alestiidae Lepidarchus adonis Jellybean tetra   native
Cichlidae Limbochromis cavalliensis   endemic
Malapteruridae Malapterurus cavalliensis   native
Malapteruridae Malapterurus electricus Electric catfish   native
Malapteruridae Malapterurus tanoensis   native
Mormyridae Marcusenius furcidens   native
Mormyridae Marcusenius mento   native
Mormyridae Marcusenius senegalensis senegalensis   native
Mormyridae Marcusenius ussheri   native
Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus flavomarginatus   native
Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus liberiensis   native
Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus nigromarginatus   native
Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus Tarpon   native
Alestiidae Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra   native
Alestiidae Micralestes comoensis   native
Alestiidae Micralestes eburneensis   endemic
Alestiidae Micralestes elongatus Elongated Turkana robber   native
Alestiidae Micralestes occidentalis   native
Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus aculeatus   native
Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus brachyurus Short-tailed pipefish   native
Synbranchidae Monopterus boueti Liberian swamp eel   native
Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack   native
Mormyridae Mormyrops breviceps   native
Mormyridae Mormyrus hasselquistii Elephant snout   native
Mormyridae Mormyrus rume rume Mormyrids   native
Mormyridae Mormyrus subundulatus   native
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus Flathead mullet   native
Citharinidae Nannocharax ansorgii   native
Citharinidae Nannocharax fasciatus   native
Citharinidae Nannocharax seyboldi   native
Gobiidae Nematogobius maindroni   native
Citharinidae Neolebias unifasciatus   native
Bagridae Notoglanidium walkeri   native
Clupeidae Odaxothrissa ansorgii Ansorge's fangtooth pellonuline   native
Synbranchidae Ophisternon afrum Guinea swamp eel   native
Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus Blue tilapia   introduced
Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochir Longfin tilapia   introduced
Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus Mozambique tilapia   introduced
Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus Nile tilapia   native
Cichlidae Oreochromis urolepis hornorum Wami tilapia   introduced
Notopteridae Papyrocranus afer Reticulate knifefish   native
Channidae Parachanna obscura Snake-head   native
Schilbeidae Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid   native
Clupeidae Pellonula leonensis Smalltoothed pellonula   native
Clupeidae Pellonula vorax Bigtoothed pellonula   native
Gobiidae Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper  Sori-sori native
Mormyridae Petrocephalus bane bane   native
Mormyridae Petrocephalus bane comoensis   endemic
Mormyridae Petrocephalus bovei bovei   native
Mormyridae Petrocephalus bovei guineensis   native
Mormyridae Petrocephalus pellegrini   native
Amphiliidae Phractura clauseni   native
Mormyridae Pollimyrus isidori isidori Elephant Fish   native
Polypteridae Polypterus bichir bichir Nile bichir   native
Polypteridae Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri Saddled bichir   native
Polypteridae Polypterus palmas palmas Shortfin bichir   native
Polypteridae Polypterus retropinnis West African bichir   native
Polypteridae Polypterus senegalus senegalus Gray bichir   native
Haemulidae Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt   native
Gobiidae Porogobius schlegelii   native
Pristidae Pristis microdon Largetooth sawfish   native
Poeciliidae Procatopus nimbaensis Mt. Nimba lampeye   native
Poeciliidae Procatopus schioetzi Schiötz' lampeye   native
Protopteridae Protopterus annectens annectens West African lungfish   native
Cyprinidae Raiamas nigeriensis   native
Cyprinidae Raiamas senegalensis Silver fish   native
Cyprinidae Raiamas steindachneri   native
Alestiidae Rhabdalestes septentrionalis   native
Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus Mango tilapia   native
Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeus multifasciatus   native
Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron Blackchin tilapia   native
Cichlidae Sarotherodon tournieri tournieri   native
Schilbeidae Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish   native
Schilbeidae Schilbe mandibularis   native
Schilbeidae Schilbe mystus African butter catfish   native
Aplocheilidae Scriptaphyosemion banforense   native
Aplocheilidae Scriptaphyosemion schmitti   native
Gobiidae Sicydium brevifile   native
Gobiidae Sicydium crenilabrum   native
Clupeidae Sierrathrissa leonensis West African pygmy herring   native
Schilbeidae Siluranodon auritus   native
Mochokidae Synodontis bastiani   native
Mochokidae Synodontis comoensis   native
Mochokidae Synodontis koensis   endemic
Mochokidae Synodontis obesus   native
Mochokidae Synodontis punctifer   native
Mochokidae Synodontis schall Wahrindi   native
Mochokidae Synodontis velifer   native
Mochokidae Synodontis waterloti   native
Cichlidae Thysochromis ansorgii   native
Cichlidae Tilapia brevimanus   native
Cichlidae Tilapia busumana   native
Cichlidae Tilapia cessiana   native
Cichlidae Tilapia dageti   native
Cichlidae Tilapia discolor   native
Cichlidae Tilapia guineensis   native
Cichlidae Tilapia mariae Spotted tilapia   native
Cichlidae Tilapia walteri   native
Cichlidae Tilapia zillii Redbelly tilapia   native
Cichlidae Tylochromis intermedius   native
Cichlidae Tylochromis jentinki   native
Cichlidae Tylochromis leonensis   native
Dasyatidae Urogymnus ukpam Thorny freshwater stingray   native
Gobiidae Yongeichthys thomasi   native
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