List of Freshwater Fishes for Djibouti

Number of freshwater fish species: 12 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 12  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berda native Picnic seabream Pagre picnic 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous aeneofuscus native Freshwater goby  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus equulus native Common ponyfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza vaigiensis native Squaretail mullet Mulet mopiro 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteus native Silver moony Lune d'argent 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona ditchela native Indian pellona  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon Violon jarbua 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa setirostris native Longjaw thryssa Anchois-moustache cornu 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil seheli native Bluespot mullet Mulet à tache bleue 

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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