List of Freshwater Fishes for Malta

Number of freshwater fish species: 13 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 13  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosa native Allis shad Lacca 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel Sallura 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspius aspius native Asp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbus native Barbel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius native Crucian carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby Mazzun tal-port 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet Mulett buri 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus not established Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis spilurus spilurus introduced Sabaki tilapia  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey Buwahhal 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder  

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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