List of Freshwater Fishes for Jordan

Number of freshwater fish species: 32 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 32  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama lissneri native   
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berda native Picnic seabream  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla not established European eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius mento native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius sirhani endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis not established Bighead carp  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia flaviijosephi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus longiceps native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta damascina native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carasobarbus canis native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra ghorensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra rufa native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hemigrammocapoeta nana native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix not established Silver carp  
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Ictiobus cyprinellus introduced Bigmouth buffalo  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus angorae native Angora loach  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus insignis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus leontinae native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nun galilaeus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus native Blue tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar not established Atlantic salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta not established Sea trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus native Mango tilapia Okkar 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia zillii native Redbelly tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca not established Tench  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tristramella sacra misidentification   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tristramella simonis simonis native   

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Eli, 23.08.07



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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.