List of Freshwater Fishes for Marquesas Islands

Number of freshwater fish species: 18 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 18  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx papuensis native Brassy trevally  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lentipes rubrofasciatus endemic   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza alata native Diamond mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza melinoptera native Otomebora mullet  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis argulus native Flat-nosed pipepish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus caudimaculatus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalus native Bichique  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus ouwensi native Ouwen's goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus bitaeniatus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius caudimaculosus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius genivittatus misidentification Chinstripe goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius marqueti endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius squamosus endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon elegans native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon tuivi endemic   

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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