List of Freshwater Fishes for Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya)

Number of freshwater fish species: 17 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.
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Record number 1 to 17  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius desioi endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus native   
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotus native True big-scale tetra  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish  

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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