List of Freshwater Fishes for Réunion

Number of freshwater fish species: 45

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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Family Scientific Name FB Name Name Status
Mugilidae Agonostomus telfairii Fairy mullet  Chitte native
Ambassidae Ambassis ambassis Commerson's glassy  Commerson's glassy native
Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalus Bald glassy  Ambache native
Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensis labiata African mottled eel  Anguille marbrée africaine native
Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor bicolor Indonesian shortfin eel  Anguille bicolore native
Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata Giant mottled eel  Anguille native
Anguillidae Anguilla mossambica African longfin eel  Anguille du Mozambique native
Gobiidae Awaous nigripinnis  Loche native
Gobiidae Bathygobius fuscus Dusky frillgoby   native
Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally  Carangue native
Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus Goldfish   introduced
Gobiidae Cotylopus acutipinnis  Cabot bouche ronde endemic
Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp   introduced
Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio Common carp   introduced
Eleotridae Eleotris fusca Dusky sleeper  Cabot noir native
Eleotridae Eleotris mauritianus Widehead sleeper  Cabot noir native
Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki Eastern mosquitofish   introduced
Gobiidae Glossogobius giuris Tank goby  Loche native
Gobiidae Glossogobius kokius   native
Gobiidae Gobius hypselosoma   native
Eleotridae Hypseleotris cyprinoides Tropical carp-gudgeon  Éléotris cyprin questionable
Kuhliidae Kuhlia caudavittata   native
Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris Rock flagtail  Doule de roche native
Leiognathidae Leiognathus dussumieri Dussumier's ponyfish   native
Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus brachyurus Short-tailed pipefish   native
Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus millepunctatus Shorttail pipefish  Syngnathe native
Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteus Silver moony   native
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus Flathead mullet  Mulet native
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow trout  Truite arc en ciel introduced
Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus Nile tilapia   introduced
Ophichthidae Pisodonophis cancrivorus Longfin snake-eel   native
Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gibbosus Harry hotlips   native
Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata Guppy  Guppy introduced
Pristidae Pristis microdon Largetooth sawfish   native
Leiognathidae Secutor ruconius Deep pugnose ponyfish   questionable
Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalus Bichique  Bichique native
Gobiidae Stenogobius genivittatus Chinstripe goby   misidentification
Gobiidae Stenogobius polyzona  Cabot rayé native
Terapontidae Terapon jarbua Jarbua terapon   native
Mugilidae Valamugil cunnesius Longarm mullet  Mulet native
Mugilidae Valamugil robustus Robust mullet  Mulet native
Mugilidae Valamugil seheli Bluespot mullet  Mulet native
Poeciliidae Xiphophorus hellerii Green swordtail  Porte-épée introduced
Poeciliidae Xiphophorus maculatus Southern platyfish   introduced
Ophichthidae Yirrkala tenuis Thin sand-eel   native
Page created by Jen, 21.10.03 last modified by Eli, 17.11.04





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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.