List of Freshwater Fishes for Morocco

Number of freshwater fish species: 55 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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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 fasciatus introduced   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius iberus native Spanish toothcarp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius parkii native Guinean sea catfish  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbus introduced Barbel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus callensis native Algerian barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus fritschii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus harterti native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus nasus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus reinii native   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis maroccana endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius introduced Northern pike  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Gobio gobio gobio introduced Gudgeon  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho hucho introduced Huchen  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp  
Perciformes Latidae Lates niloticus not established Nile perch  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellus introduced Green sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus introduced Pumpkinseed  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus introduced Bluegill  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophus introduced Redear sunfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides introduced Largemouth bass  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mylopharyngodon piceus introduced Black carp  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Nerophis ophidion native Straightnose pipefish  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilis introduced European perch  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilus introduced Roach  
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria fluviatilis native Freshwater blenny  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo akairos native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta macrostigma native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta not established Sea trout  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus not established Charr  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis not established Brook trout  
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus native Mango tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus introduced Rudd  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia zillii native Redbelly tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca introduced Tench  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Varicorhinus maroccanus native   

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.