List of Freshwater Fishes for Galapagos Islands

Number of freshwater fish species: 8 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 8  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris picta native Spotted sleeper  
Perciformes Gerreidae Eucinostomus currani native Pacific flagfin mojarra  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres cinereus native Yellow fin mojarra  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Ogilbia galapagosensis endemic Galapagos cuskeel  
Perciformes Carangidae Oligoplites saurus native Leatherjack  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura exilis native Californian 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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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.