All fishes reported from Burundi
(landlocked)

n = 256 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 243 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 10 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 3 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 256 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 243 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acapoeta tanganicaenative   
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes macrophthalmusnative Torpedo robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Altolamprologus calvusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Altolamprologus compressicepsnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius jacksoniinative Marbled mountain catfish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius kivuensisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius pedunculusnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius ruziziensisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius uranoscopusnative Stargazer mountain catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia burtoninative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia stappersiinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Aulonocranus dewindtinative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus docmaknative Semutundu  
Perciformes Cichlidae Baileychromis centropomoidesnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus grandisnative Kukumai  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus grauerinative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus platycephalusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus sianennanative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Bathybagrus stappersiinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates fasciatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates feroxnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates grauerinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates horniinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates leonative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates minornative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bathybates vittatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis melanoidesnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benthochromis tricotinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Boulengerochromis microlepisnative Giant cichlid  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberinative Spot-tail  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotusnative True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus rhodopleuranative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus sadlerinative Sadler's robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis macropsnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis melanostigmanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Callochromis pleurospilusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cardiopharynx schoutedeninative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chalinochromis brichardinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops congicusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops minutusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis asymetricaudalisnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis kazumbeinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis ruziziensisnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys acsiorumendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys brachynemanative Kibonde  
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus gibbosusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clariallabes mutsindoziensisendemic  Ikambari 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias alluaudinative Alluaud's catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias hillinative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias liocephalusnative Smoothhead catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias wernerinative Werner's catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Clypeobarbus congicusnative Congo barb  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon rendalliintroduced Redbreast tilapia  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma murieinative Ocellated labyrinth fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyathopharynx furcifernative Featherfin cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyphotilapia frontosanative Humphead cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis leptosomanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cyprichromis microlepidotusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Dinotopterus cunningtoninative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ectodus descampsiinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius apleurogrammanative East African red finned barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius cercopsnative Luambwa barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius devosinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius kersteniinative Redspot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius lineomaculatusnative Line-spotted barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius lufukiensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius neumayerinative Neumayer's barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius paludinosusnative Straightfin barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius pellegrininative Pellegrin's barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius quadrilineatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius radiatusnative Redeye barb  
Perciformes Cichlidae Eretmodus cyanostictusnative Tanganyika Clown  
Perciformes Cichlidae Eretmodus marksmithinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Gnathochromis permaxillarisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Gnathochromis pfefferinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Gnathonemus longibarbisnative Longnose stonebasher  
Perciformes Cichlidae Grammatotria lemairiinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Haplotaxodon microlepisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemibates stenosomanative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilisnative Sampa  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatusnative Tiger fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Interochromis loockinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis marlierinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis ornatusnative Golden julie  
Perciformes Cichlidae Julidochromis reganinative Convict julie  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo cylindricusnative Redeye labeo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo dhontinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo fuelleborninative Fuelleborn's labeo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo victorianusnative Ningu  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo weeksiinative Sicklefin labeo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus acuticepsnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus caudovittatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus claudinaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus leleupanusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus ruandaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus somereninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus tropidolepisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lacustricola centralisnative Cental east african lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lacustricola pumilusnative Tanganyika lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Lamprichthys tanganicanusnative Tanganyika killifish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus callipterusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus kungweensisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus lemairiinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus ocellatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lamprologus ornatipinnisnative   
Perciformes Latidae Lates angustifronsnative Tanganyika lates Sangala 
Perciformes Latidae Lates mariaenative Bigeye lates Sangala 
Perciformes Latidae Lates microlepisnative Forktail lates Nonzi 
Perciformes Latidae Lates stappersiinative Sleek lates Mukeke 
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus attenuatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus cunningtoninative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus elongatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus hecquinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lepidiolamprologus profundicolanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lestradea perspicaxnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnochromis auritusnative Spangled cichlid  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Limnothrissa miodonnative Lake Tanganyika sardine Lumpu 
Perciformes Cichlidae Limnotilapia dardenniinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Lobochilotes labiatusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus aquilusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus asperispinisnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus brevispinisnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Lophiobagrus cyclurusnative African bullhead  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus tanganyikaensisnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus albomaculatusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus cunningtoninative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus ellipsifernative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus flavidusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus frenatusnative Longtail spiny eel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus micropectusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus mooriinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus ophidiumnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus plagiostomusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus platysomanative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus pollinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus reygelinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus tanganicaenative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus zebratusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes stormsinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloidesnative Cornish jack  
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus brevisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus brichardinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus buescherinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus christyinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus falciculanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus fasciatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus furcifernative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus leloupinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus mondabunative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus multifasciatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus mustaxnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus pleuromaculatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus pulchernative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus savoryinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus schreyeniendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus sexfasciatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus tetracanthusnative Fourspine cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus toaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus tretocephalusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Neolamprologus ventralisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia heterodontanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Ophthalmotilapia nasutanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium splendensnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis leucostictusintroduced   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochirintroduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusnative Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis tanganicaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis upembaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis malagaraziensisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis mazimeroensisendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Orthochromis mosoensisendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Paracyprichromis brieninative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Paracyprichromis nigripinnisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Perissodus microlepisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus catostomanative Churchill  
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis famulanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis fasciolatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis orthognathusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Petrochromis polyodonnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Phyllonemus filinemusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Phyllonemus typusnative Spatula-barbeled catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus elaviaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus multidentatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus paradoxusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Plecodus straeleninative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus nigricansnative Dark stonebasher  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus ornatipinnisnative Ornate bichir  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus aethiopicusnative Marbled lungfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pseudosimochromis babaultinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pseudosimochromis marginatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas mooriinative Lake Rukwa minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas salmoluciusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Reganochromis calliurusnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe intermediusnative Silver catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Simochromis diagrammanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Spathodus erythrodonnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Spathodus marlierinative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Stolothrissa tanganicaenative Lake Tanganyika sprat Ndagala 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis afrofischerinative Fischer's Victoria squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis grandiopsnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis granulosusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis melanostictusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis multipunctatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis petricolanative Cuckoo Catfish  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis pollinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ruandaenative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis victoriaenative Lake Victoria squeaker  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tangachromis dhanisinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tanganicodus irsacaenative Spotfin goby cichlid  
Siluriformes Clariidae Tanganikallabes stewartinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis bifrenatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis brichardiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis dhontinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis temporalisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Telmatochromis vittatusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon mbunative Fresh water puffer fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara capartinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara kufferathinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara marginatumnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara nigrifronsnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara stigmaticumnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara unimaculatumnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematocara variabilenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Trematochromis benthicolanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Triglachromis otostigmanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus duboisinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tropheus mooriinative Blunthead cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis polylepisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Variabilichromis mooriinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenochromis hecquinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia bathyphilanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia boulengerinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia caudafasciatanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia flavipinnisnative Yellow Sand Cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia lepturanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia longispinisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia melanogenysnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia nasusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia nigrolabiatanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia ochrogenysnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia ornatipinnisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Xenotilapia simanative   
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