List of Freshwater Fishes for Ryukyu Islands

Number of freshwater fish species: 41 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
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interrupta native Long-spined glass perchlet  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmorata native Giant mottled eel  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalus native Largesnout goby  
Perciformes Channidae Channa asiatica native Small snakehead  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil heterocheilos native Half fringelip mullet  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fusca native Dusky sleeper  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris melanosoma native Broadhead sleeper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius gymnauchen native Sharp-nosed sand goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius reichei native Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius celebius native Celebes goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiodon rivulatus native Rippled coralgoby  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys heptagonus native Belly pipefish  
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris cyprinoides native Tropical carp-gudgeon  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia boninensis native   
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lentipes armatus native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Macropodus opercularis native Paradise fish  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes cancellatus native Tapiroid grunter  
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes iravi native   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis jagorii native   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis leiaspis native Barhead pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis retzii native Ragged-tail pipefish  
Osmeriformes Plecoglossidae Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis native Ayu  
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanus native Speckled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius brunneus native Amur goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius giurinus native   
Perciformes Rhyacichthyidae Rhyacichthys aspro native Loach goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius roxasi native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus japonicus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalus native Bichique  
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus macrostetholepis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus leprurus native   
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihama native Silver sillago  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius genivittatus native Chinstripe goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon atropurpureus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon elegans native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon imperiorientis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon percnopterygionus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Tridentiger kuroiwae native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Yongeichthys nebulosus native Shadow goby  



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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

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.