List of Freshwater Fishes for Kuwait

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

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Family Scientific Name FB Name Name Status
Sparidae Acanthopagrus berda Picnic seabream   native
Cyprinodontidae Aphanius dispar dispar   native
Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark   native
Syngnathidae Hippichthys penicillus Beady pipefish   native
Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus Blue tilapia   introduced
Sillaginidae Sillago sihama Silver sillago   native
Belonidae Strongylura strongylura Spottail needlefish   native
Clupeidae Tenualosa ilisha Hilsa shad   native
Page created by Jen, 21.10.03 last modified by Eli, 17.11.04





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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2006

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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