List of Freshwater Fishes for Curaçao Island

Number of freshwater fish species: 20 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

Record number 1 to 20  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Agonostomus monticola native Mountain mullet  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa spinifer native Spicule anchovy  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata native American eel  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus ensiferus native Swordspine snook  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Cynoscion acoupa native Acoupa weakfish  
Perciformes Gerreidae Eucinostomus argenteus native Silver mojarra  
Perciformes Gerreidae Eugerres plumieri native Striped mojarra  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres cinereus native Yellow fin mojarra  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Joturus pichardi native Bobo mullet  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Lycengraulis grossidens native Atlantic sabretooth anchovy  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon  
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Membras analis native Backwaters silverside  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil liza native Liza  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia sphenops native Molly  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia vandepolli endemic   
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys crocro native Burro grunt  
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdon native Largetooth sawfish  
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinata native Smalltooth sawfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura marina native Atlantic needlefish  

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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.