List of Freshwater Fishes for Lesotho

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
Siluriformes Austroglanididae Austroglanis sclateri native Rock-catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus anoplus native Chubbyhead barb  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish Sharptooth catfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo umbratus native Moggel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus aeneus native Smallmouth yellowfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus capensis native Clanwilliam yellowfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus native Mozambique tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudobarbus quathlambae native Maluti minnow Maluti minnow 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta introduced Sea trout  

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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