List of Freshwater Fishes for Saint Lucia

Number of freshwater fish species: 14 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 14  |  
Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus ensiferus native Swordspine snook  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus parallelus native Fat snook  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus pectinatus native Tarpon snook  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Cynoscion acoupa native Acoupa weakfish  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres cinereus native Yellow fin mojarra Hedow 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Joturus pichardi native Bobo mullet  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus native Tarpon  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus questionable Flathead mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil liza native Liza  
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon aenigmaticum introduced Obscure swamp eel  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Rivulus cryptocallus questionable   

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 Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date.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