List of Freshwater Fishes for Tunisia

Number of freshwater fish species: 33 The tables below were generated from - 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 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 native   
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius iberus native Spanish toothcarp  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia desfontainii native   
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyeri native Big-scale sand smelt  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbus callensis native Algerian barb  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosus native Thicklip grey mullet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp  
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labrax native European seabass  
Esociformes Esocidae Esox lucius introduced Northern pike  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellus native Rock goby  
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 Bouri 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss not established Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus native Sea lamprey  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesus native Flounder  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus callensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pseudophoxinus punicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rubilio introduced   
Perciformes Percidae Sander lucioperca introduced Pike-perch  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmus introduced Rudd  
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus glanis introduced Wels catfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abaster native Black-striped pipefish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia zillii native Redbelly tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca not established Tench  

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

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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2013

The copy for 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.