List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Australia
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Table 1: 358 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 3 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 4 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 365 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 358 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus butcheriendemic Black bream Black bream 
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius caninusnative Tropical sand goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Afurcagobius suppositusendemic Southwestern goby Southwestern goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Afurcagobius tamarensisnative Tamar River goby Tamar River goby 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Aldrichetta forsterinative Yellow-eye mullet Yelloweye mullet 
Perciformes Cichlidae Amatitlania nigrofasciataintroduced Convict cichlid Convict cichlid 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis agassiziiendemic Agassiz's glassfish Agassiz's glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis agrammusnative Sailfin glass perchlet Sailfin glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis dussumierinative Malabar glassy perchlet Barehead glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis elongataendemic Elongate glassfish Elongate glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalusnative Bald glassy  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interruptanative Long-spined glass perchlet Longspine glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis jacksoniensisendemic Port Jackson glassfish Port Jackson glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis macleayinative Macleay's glass perchlet Macleay's glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis marianusendemic Estuary glassfish Estuary glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis miopsnative Flag-tailed glass perchlet Flagtail glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis naluanative Scalloped perchlet Scalloped glassfish 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis vachelliinative Vachelli's glass perchlet Vachell's glassfish 
Perciformes Terapontidae Amniataba caudavittatanative Yellowtail trumpeter Yellowtail grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Amniataba percoidesendemic Barred grunter Birlirndirr 
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusintroduced Climbing perch  
Perciformes Cichlidae Andinoacara pulcherintroduced Blue acara Blue acara 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla australisnative Short-finned eel Southern shortfin eel 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel Lanyi 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmoratanative Giant mottled eel Giant long-finned eel 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla obscuranative Pacific shortfinned eel Pacific shortfin eel 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtiinative Speckled longfin eel Longfin eel 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Anodontiglanis dahliendemic Toothless catfish Ganangad 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Arrhamphus sclerolepisnative Northern snubnose garfish Snubnose garfish 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Arrhamphus sclerolepis krefftiiendemic Snubhose garfish Snubhose garfish 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinosoma microstomaendemic Smallmouth hardyhead Smallmouth hardyhead 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous acritosusnative Roman nose goby Roman nose goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous guamensisnative   
Perciformes Terapontidae Bidyanus bidyanusendemic Silver perch Silver perch 
Perciformes Terapontidae Bidyanus welchiendemic Welch's grunter Welch's grunter 
Perciformes Gobiidae Boleophthalmus caeruleomaculatusendemic Bluespotted mudskipper Bluespotted mudskipper 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Bostockia porosaendemic Nightfish Nightfish 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Brachirus selheimiendemic Freshwater sole Freshwater sole 
Perciformes Eleotridae Bunaka gyrinoidesnative Greenback gauvina Greenback gauvina 
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis butisnative Duckbill sleeper Crimson-tipped gudgeon 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Cairnsichthys rhombosomoidesendemic Cairns rainbowfish Cairns rainbowfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish Goldfish 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucasnative Bull shark Ngan.gu 
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish Bandang 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Chelonodon dapsilisendemic Plentiful toby Plentiful toby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chlamydogobius eremiusendemic Desert goby Desert goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chlamydogobius gloveriendemic Dalhousie goby Dalhousie goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chlamydogobius japalpaendemic Finke goby Finke goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chlamydogobius micropterusnative Elizabeth springs goby Elizabeth springs goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chlamydogobius ranunculusendemic Tadpole goby Tadpole goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chlamydogobius squamigenusendemic Edgbaston goby Edgbaston goby 
Siluriformes Ariidae Cinetodus froggattinative Smallmouthed salmon catfish Smallmouth catfish 
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliiintroduced Redbelly tilapia Zille's cichlid 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus amniculusnative Darling river hardyhead Darling hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus centralisnative Finke river hardyhead Finke hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus cuneicepsendemic Deep hardyhead Deep hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus dalhousiensisendemic Dalhousie hardyhead Dalhousie hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus eyresiiendemic Lake Eyre hardyhead Lake Eyre hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus fluviatilisendemic Murray hardyhead Murray hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus fulvusnative Unspecked hardyhead Unspecked hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus gloverinative Glovers hardyhead Glover's hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus helenaeendemic Drysdale hardyhead Drysdale hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus lentiginosusendemic Freckled hardyhead Jinpirr 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus marianaenative Magela hardyhead Mariana's hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus marjoriaeendemic Marjorie's hardyhead Marjorie's hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus munroiendemic Munro's hardyhead Munro's hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus stercusmuscarumnative Fly-specked hardyhead Flyspecked hardyhead 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Craterocephalus stramineusendemic Blackmast Blackmast 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil buchananinative Bluetail mullet Bluetail mullet 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus heterolepisnative Freshwater tongue sole Freshwater tongue sole 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp European carp 
Perciformes Ambassidae Denariusa australisnative Pennyfish Pennyfish 
Perciformes Gobiidae Drombus triangularisnative Brown drombus Brown drombus 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris acanthopomanative Spinecheek gudgeon Spinecheek gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fuscanative Dusky sleeper Brown gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris melanosomanative Broadhead sleeper Ebony gudgeon 
Perciformes Polynemidae Eleutheronema tetradactylumnative Fourfinger threadfin Blue threadfin 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Ellochelon vaigiensisnative Squaretail mullet Diamondscale mullet 
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops hawaiensisnative Hawaiian ladyfish Hawaiian giant herring 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus polystigmanative White-dotted grouper Whitedotted grouper 
Perciformes Gobiidae Eugnathogobius stictosnative   
Perciformes Percichthyidae Gadopsis bispinosusendemic Twospine blackfish Twospine blackfish 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Gadopsis marmoratusendemic River blackfish River blackfish 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias auratusendemic Golden Galaxias Golden galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias brevipinnisnative Koaro Climbing galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias fontanusendemic Swan galaxias Swan Galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias fuscusnative   
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias johnstoniendemic Clarence galaxias Clarence Galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias maculatusnative Inanga Common galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias nigernative Black galaxias Black galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias occidentalisendemic Western galaxias Western galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias olidusendemic Mountain galaxias Mountain galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias parvusendemic Swamp galaxias Swamp galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias pedderensisendemic Pedder galaxias Pedder Galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias rostratusendemic Flathead galaxias Flathead galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias tanycephalusendemic Saddled galaxias Saddled galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias truttaceusnative Spotted mountain trout Trout galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxiella mundaendemic Western dwarf galaxias Western dwarf galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxiella nigrostriataendemic Blackstriped dwarf galaxias Blackstriped dwarf galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxiella pusillaendemic Eastern dwarf galaxias Eastern dwarf galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxiella toourtkoourtnative Little galaxias Little galaxias 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinisintroduced Mosquitofish Mosquito-fish 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia dominicensisintroduced Dominican gambusia Domingo mosquito fish 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrookiintroduced Eastern mosquitofish Eastern gambusia 
Petromyzontiformes Geotriidae Geotria australisnative Pouched lamprey Pouch lamprey 
Perciformes Eleotridae Giuris margaritaceanative Snakehead gudgeon Snakehead gudgeon 
Perciformes Apogonidae Glossamia aprionnative Mouth almighty Damari 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius aureusnative Golden tank goby Golden flathead goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius bellendenensisnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius bicirrhosusnative Bearded flathead goby Bearded flathead goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius celebiusnative Celebes goby Celebes flathead goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius circumspectusnative Circumspect goby Circumspect goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius concavifronsnative Concave goby Concave flathead goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giurisnative Tank goby Joolany 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius illimisnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius munroinative   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Glyphis glyphisnative Speartooth shark  
Perciformes Eleotridae Gobiomorphus australisendemic Striped gudgeon Striped gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Gobiomorphus coxiiendemic Cox's gudgeon Cox's gudgeon 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopterus brachypterusnative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Gracilimugil argenteusnative Flat-tail mullet Goldspot mullet 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Guyu wujalwujalensisnative  Bloomfield river cod 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax polyuranodonnative Freshwater moray Freshwater moray 
Perciformes Terapontidae Hannia greenwayiendemic Greenway's grunter Emana 
Siluriformes Ariidae Hemiarius dioctesnative Warrior catfish Warrior catfish 
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatusintroduced Jewelfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Hemigobius hoeveniinative Banded mulletgoby Banded mullet goby 
Perciformes Terapontidae Hephaestus carboendemic Coal grunter Coal grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Hephaestus epirrhinosendemic Longnose sooty grunter Longnose sooty grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Hephaestus fuliginosusendemic Sooty grunter Sooty grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Hephaestus jenkinsiendemic Western sooty grunter Emana 
Perciformes Terapontidae Hephaestus tulliensisnative  Khaki grunter 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys koningsbergerinative Koningsberger's herring Largespotted herring 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys heptagonusnative Belly pipefish Madura pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys parvicarinatusendemic Short-keel pipefish Short-keel pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys penicillusnative Beady pipefish Beady pipefish 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus regularisendemic River garfish River garfish 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris aureaendemic Golden carp gudgeon Golden carp gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris barrawayinative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris compressanative Empire gudgeon Empire gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris ejuncidaendemic Slender carp gudgeon Slender carp gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris galiiendemic Firetailed gudgeon Firetailed gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris kimberleyensisendemic Barnett River gudgeon Barnett River gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris klunzingerinative Western carp gudgeon Western carp gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris regalisendemic Regent carp gudgeon Regent carp gudgeon 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Ichthyocampus carcenative   
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Iriatherina wernerinative Threadfin rainbowfish Threadfin rainbowfish 
Perciformes Gobiidae Istigobius diademanative Spectacled sandgoby Spectacled boby 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius australisnative Bottlenose jewfish Little jewfish 
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Jordanella floridaeintroduced Flagfish American Flagfish 
Perciformes Eleotridae Kimberleyeleotris hutchinsiendemic Mitchell gudgeon Mitchell gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Kimberleyeleotris notataendemic Drysdale gudgeon Drysdale gudgeon 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia marginatanative Dark-margined flagtail Spotted flagtail 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia mundanative Silver flagtail Silver flagtail 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestrisnative Rock flagtail Jungle perch 
Perciformes Kurtidae Kurtus gulliverinative Nurseryfish Humphead 
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifernative Barramundi Balga 
Perciformes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon aheneusendemic Fortescus grunter Fortescus grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon macrolepisendemic Kimberley spangled perch Kimberley spangled perch 
Perciformes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon unicolorendemic Spangled perch Boornda 
Osmeriformes Lepidogalaxiidae Lepidogalaxias salamandroidesendemic Salamanderfish Salamanderfish 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Leptachirus darwinensisnative Darwin Sole  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Leptachirus polylepisnative Manyscale Sole  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Leptachirus triramusnative Three-line Sole  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Leptatherina wallaceiendemic Western hardyhead Western hardyhead 
Perciformes Leptobramidae Leptobrama muellerinative Beachsalmon Beach salmon 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Lovettia sealiiendemic Tasmanian whitebait Tasmanian whitebait 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Maccullochella ikeiendemic Clarence river cod Clarence river cod 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Maccullochella macquariensisendemic Trout cod Trout cod 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Maccullochella mariensisendemic Mary River cod  
Perciformes Percichthyidae Maccullochella peeliiendemic Murray cod Murray cod 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Macquaria ambiguaendemic Golden perch Golden perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Macquaria australasicaendemic Macquarie perch Macquarie perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Macquaria colonorumendemic Estuary perch Estuary perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Macquaria novemaculeataendemic Australian bass Australian bass 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoidesnative Indo-Pacific tarpon Karlanyjarri 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia australisendemic Western rainbowfish Dookool koodany 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia duboulayiendemic Crimsonspotted rainbowfish Crimsonspotted rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia eachamensisendemic Lake Eacham rainbowfish Lake Eacham rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia exquisitaendemic Exquisite rainbowfish Exquisite rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia fluviatilisendemic Murray River rainbowfish Murray River rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia gracilisendemic Slender rainbowfish Slender rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia maccullochinative Macculloch's rainbowfish McCulloch's rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia nigransendemic Blackbanded rainbowfish Blackbanded rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia pygmaeaendemic Pygmy rainbowfish Pygmy rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia solatanative Northern Rainbowfish Northern Rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia splendidaendemic Eastern rainbowfish Eastern rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia trifasciataendemic Banded rainbowfish Banded rainbowfish 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia utcheensisnative Utchee rainbowfish Utchee rainbowfish 
Perciformes Terapontidae Mesopristes argenteusnative Silver grunter Silver grunter 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurusnative Short-tailed pipefish Short-tail pipefish 
Perciformes Eleotridae Milyeringa brooksinative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Milyeringa justitianative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Milyeringa veritasendemic Cave gudgeon Cave gudgeon 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatusintroduced Pond loach Oriental weatherloach 
Perciformes Eleotridae Mogurnda adspersaendemic Southern purplespotted gudgeon Southern purplespotted gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Mogurnda clivicolanative Flinders ranges mogurnda Flinders ranges mogurnda 
Perciformes Eleotridae Mogurnda larapintaenative Desert mogurnda Desert mogurnda 
Perciformes Eleotridae Mogurnda mogurndanative Northern trout gudgeon Trout mogurnda 
Perciformes Eleotridae Mogurnda oligolepisnative Kimberley mogurnda Loothoo 
Perciformes Eleotridae Mogurnda thermophilanative Dalhousie mogurnda Dalhousie mogurnda 
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteusnative Silver moony Diamondfish 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus albusnative Asian swamp eel Belut 
Petromyzontiformes Mordaciidae Mordacia mordaxendemic Shorthead lamprey Shorthead lamprey 
Petromyzontiformes Mordaciidae Mordacia praecoxendemic Non-parasitic lamprey Non-parasitic lamprey 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet Sea mullet 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius filifernative Threadfin mangrovegoby Threadfin mangrove goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius mertoninative Chequered mangrove goby Chequered mangrovegoby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius notospilusnative Freshwater mangrovegoby Dual-spotted goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius paludisnative  Mangrove goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius platystomusnative Indonesian goby Indonesian goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius rivulusnative Drain mangrovegoby Drain mangrove goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius wilsoninative  Wilson's goby 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannatherina balstoniendemic Balston's pygmy perch Balston's pygmy perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannoperca australisendemic Southern pygmy perch Southern pygmy perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannoperca obscuraendemic Yarra pygmy perch Yarra pygmy perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannoperca oxleyanaendemic Oxleyan pygmy perch Oxleyan pygmy perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannoperca pygmaeaendemic Little Pygmy Perch Little Pygmy Perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannoperca variegataendemic Ewens pygmy perch Ewens pygmy perch 
Perciformes Percichthyidae Nannoperca vittataendemic Western pygmy perch Western pygmy perch 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Nematalosa erebinative Australian river gizzard shad Bardijarr oobanyba 
Siluriformes Ariidae Neoarius berneyinative Highfin catfish Highfin catfish 
Siluriformes Ariidae Neoarius graeffeinative Blue salmon catfish Barooloo 
Siluriformes Ariidae Neoarius leptaspisnative Salmon catfish Boofhead catfish 
Siluriformes Ariidae Neoarius midgleyiendemic Silver cobbler Silver cobbler 
Ceratodontiformes Neoceratodontidae Neoceratodus forsteriendemic Australian lungfish Australian lungfish 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Neochanna cleaveriendemic Tasmanian mudfish Tasmanian mudfish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus taeniurusnative Freshwater demoiselle Freshwater demoiselle 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosiluroides cooperensisnative Cooper creek catfish Cooper creek catfish 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosilurus aternative Narrowfront tandan Jungkali 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosilurus brevidorsalisnative Shortfin tandan Short-finned tandan 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosilurus gloveriendemic Dalhousie catfish Dalhousie catfish 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosilurus hyrtliiendemic Hyrtl's catfish Joonggali 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosilurus mollespiculumnative Soft-spined catfish Softspine catfish 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Neosilurus pseudospinosusnative False-spined catfish Jungkali 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Nibea squamosanative Scale croaker Scaly jewfish 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Notesthes robustaendemic Bullrout Bullrout 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissintroduced Rainbow trout Rainbow trout 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytschaintroduced Chinook salmon Chinook salmon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephalanative Northern mud gudgeon Northern mud gudgeon 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon bengalensenative Bengal eel Onegill eel 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon candidumendemic Blind cave eel Blind cave eel 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon gutturalenative Australian swamp eel Swamp eel 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicusintroduced Mozambique tilapia Tilapia 
Perciformes Gobiidae Oxuderces wirzinative Wirz's goby Peacock mudskipper 
Perciformes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris aruensisnative Aru gudgeon Aru gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris fimbriatanative Fimbriate gudgeon Fimbriate gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris lineolatanative Sleepy cod Sleepy cod 
Perciformes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris nulliporanative Poreless gudgeon Poreless gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris selheiminative Giant gudgeon Loojoo 
Perciformes Gobiidae Oxyurichthys microlepisnative Maned goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pandaka lidwillinative Lidwill's dwarfgoby Lidwill's dwarf goby 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Paragalaxias dissimilisendemic Shannon galaxias Shannon galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Paragalaxias eleotroidesendemic Great Lake Galaxias Great Lake Galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Paragalaxias julianusendemic Julian galaxias Julian galaxias 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Paragalaxias mesotesendemic Arthurs galaxias Arthurs galaxias 
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis gulliverinative Giant glassfish Giant glassfish 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pardachirus poropterusnative Estuary sole Estuary sole 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pastinachus sephennative Cowtail stingray Gundurru 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona ditchelanative Indian pellona Ditchelee 
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelmatolapia mariaeintroduced Spotted tilapia Spotted tilapia 
Perciformes Percidae Perca fluviatilisintroduced European perch Redfin 
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus darwininative Darwin's mudskipper Darwin's mudskipper 
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus novaeguineaensisnative New Guinea mudskipper New Guinea mudskipper 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Phalloceros harpagosintroduced   
Perciformes Eleotridae Philypnodon grandicepsendemic Flathead gudgeon Flathead gudgeon 
Perciformes Eleotridae Philypnodon macrostomusnative   
Perciformes Terapontidae Pingalla gilbertiendemic Gilbert's grunter Gilbert's grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Pingalla lorentzinative Lorentz's grunter Lorentz grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Pingalla midgleyiendemic Midgley's grunter Midgley's grunter 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis cancrivorusnative Longfin snake-eel Burrowing snake eel 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza melinopterusnative Otomebora mullet Otomebora mullet 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza subviridisnative Greenback mullet Bulurrngari 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinnaintroduced Sailfin molly Sailfin molly 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulataintroduced Guppy Guppy 
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus macrochirnative King threadfin King threadfin 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Porochilus argenteusendemic  Silver catfish 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Porochilus obbesinative Obbes' catfish Obbes' tandan 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Porochilus rendahliendemic Rendahl's catfish Joonggali 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Potamalosa richmondiaendemic Freshwater herring Freshwater herring 
Perciformes Eleotridae Prionobutis micropsnative Small-eyed loter Small-eyed sleeper 
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdonnative Largetooth sawfish Galwanyi 
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis pristisnative Common sawfish  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis zijsronnative Longcomb sawfish Yubadhi 
Osmeriformes Retropinnidae Prototroctes maraenaendemic Australian grayling Australian grayling 
Perciformes Pseudaphritidae Pseudaphritis urvilliiendemic Congolli Congolli 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius javanicusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius olorumendemic Bluespot goby Blue-spot goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius poicilosomanative Northern fatnose goby Northern fatnose goby 
Atheriniformes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil gertrudaenative Spotted blue-eye Spotted blue eye 
Atheriniformes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil mellisendemic Honey blue eye Honey blue eye 
Atheriniformes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil signiferendemic Pacific blue eye Pacific blue eye 
Atheriniformes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil tenellusnative Delicate blue-eye Delicate blue eye 
Perciformes Microdesmidae Pterocerdale insolitanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntigrus tetrazonaintroduced Sumatra barb Tiger barb 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius balteatusnative Rhinohorn goby Rhinohorn goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius bikolanusnative Speckled goby Bug-eyed goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius chrysosomanative  Spotfin goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius macrostomanative Large-mouth goby Compressed goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius nanusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius tambujonnative  Roemer's goby 
Osmeriformes Retropinnidae Retropinna semoniendemic Australian smelt Australian smelt 
Osmeriformes Retropinnidae Retropinna tasmanicaendemic Tasmanian smelt Tasmanian smelt 
Atheriniformes Melanotaeniidae Rhadinocentrus ornatusendemic Ornate rainbowfish Ornate rainbowfish 
Perciformes Cichlidae Rocio octofasciataintroduced Jack Dempsey Jack dempsey 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rutilus rutilusintroduced Roach Roach 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salarintroduced Atlantic salmon Atlantic salmon 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo truttaintroduced Sea trout Brown trout 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalisintroduced Brook trout Brook trout 
Atheriniformes Pseudomugilidae Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnisendemic Redfin blue eye Redfin blue eye 
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius deraniyagalainative Redneck goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius hoeseinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius insignusnative  Scaleless goby 
Siluriformes Ariidae Sciades paucusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossidae Scleropages jardiniinative Australian bonytongue Northern saratoga 
Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossidae Scleropages leichardtiendemic Southern saratoga Southern saratoga 
Perciformes Terapontidae Scortum barcooendemic Barcoo grunter Barcoo grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Scortum hilliiendemic Leathery grunter Leathery grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Scortum neilinative Neil's grunter Angalarri grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Scortum parvicepsendemic Smallhead grunter Smallhead grunter 
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalusnative Red-tailed goby Blue stream goby 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihamanative Silver sillago Northern whiting 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Squalomugil nasutusnative Shark mullet Popeye mullet 
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon allennative Allen's stiphodon Allen's cling-goby 
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura krefftiinative Long tom Baloon 
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura strongyluranative Spottail needlefish Blackspot longtom 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Strophidon sathetenative Slender giant moray Longtail moray 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Synaptura salinarumendemic Saltpan sole Saltpan sole 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Synclidopus hoganinative   
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Synclidopus macleayanusnative Narrowbanded sole  
Perciformes Terapontidae Syncomistes butleriendemic Sharpnose grunter Sharpnose grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Syncomistes kimberleyensisendemic Kimberley grunter Kimberley grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Syncomistes rastellusendemic Drysdale grunter Drysdale grunter 
Perciformes Terapontidae Syncomistes trigonicusendemic Longnose grunter Longnose grunter 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Tandanus bellingerensisnative   
Siluriformes Plotosidae Tandanus bostockiendemic Freshwater cobbler Freshwater cobbler 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Tandanus tandanusendemic Freshwater catfish Freshwater catfish 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Tandanus tropicanusnative  Wet tropics tandan 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tanichthys albonubesintroduced White cloud mountain minnow White cloud 
Perciformes Gobiidae Tasmanogobius lordiendemic Lord's Tasmangoby Lord's Tasmangoby 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbuanative Jarbua terapon Crescent grunter 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetractenos glabernative Smooth toadfish Smooth toadfish 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa scratchleyinative New Guinea thryssa Freshwater anchovy 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tincaintroduced Tench Tench 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes chatareusnative Spotted archerfish Sevenspot archerfish 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrixnative Banded archerfish Banded archerfish 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes kimberleyensisendemic Kimberley archerfish Kimberley archerfish 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes lorentzinative Primitive archerfish Primitive archerfish 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Trachystoma petardiendemic Pinkeye mullet Pinkeye mullet 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Urogymnus dalyensisnative Freshwater whipray Freshwater whipray 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Urogymnus polylepisnative Giant freshwater whipray Baya gawiy 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus helleriiintroduced Green swordtail Swordtail 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus maculatusintroduced Southern platyfish Platy 
Perciformes Apogonidae Yarica hyalosomanative Humpbacked cardinalfish Mangrove cardinalfish 
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Zenarchopterus caudovittatusnative Long-jawed river garfish Longjaw river garfish 
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Zenarchopterus disparnative Feathered river-garfish Spoonfin river garfish 
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Zenarchopterus gillinative Viviparous halfbeak Shortnose river garfish 
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Zenarchopterus novaeguineaenative Fly River garfish Fly river garfish 
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