List of Freshwater Fishes for Syrian Arab Republic

Number of freshwater fish species: 69 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
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama centisquama native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama lissneri native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama marmid native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama telavivensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama tricolor native   
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturio native Sturgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus caeruleus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus orontis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus qalilus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Alburnus sellal native   
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguilla native European eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius fasciatus native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius mento native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia flaviijosephi native   
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula panthera native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Barbatula tigris native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus barbulus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus longiceps native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus pectoralis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta barroisi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta damascina native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta trutta native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carasobarbus canis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carasobarbus chantrei native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carasobarbus luteus native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma kinzelbachi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chondrostoma regium native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus native North African catfish  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Cobitis levantina native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinion kais native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinion macrostomum native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki introduced Eastern mosquitofish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra rufa native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra variabilis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax cous native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hemigrammocapoeta culiciphaga native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hemigrammocapoeta nana native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leuciscus spurius native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza aurata native Golden grey mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza ramado native Thinlip mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza saliens native Leaping mullet  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus mastacembelus native   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus angorae native Angora loach  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus hamwii native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus insignis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nun galilaeus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss not established Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureus introduced Blue tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus drusensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus hasani native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus kervillei native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus syriacus native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus native Mango tilapia  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura namiri native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Squalius lepidus native   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia zillii introduced Redbelly tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tristramella sacra misidentification   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tristramella simonis magdalenae native   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tristramella simonis simonis native   

Page created by: Eli, 15.08.07, last modified by: Lei, 20.11.08



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