List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Guinea
n = 257
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Table 1: 245 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 5 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 7 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 257 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 245 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes baremozenative Silversides  
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes dentexnative Characin  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius atesuensisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius kakrimensisendemic   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius platychirnative Mountain barbel  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius rheophilusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Anomalochromis thomasinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchennative Banded lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Archiaphyosemion guineensenative Guinean killi  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Auchenoglanis occidentalisnative Bubu  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriganative West African freshwater goby  
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus docmaknative Semutundu  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bostrychus africanusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistiusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus longianalisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus carolinaeendemic   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberinative Spot-tail  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus leuciscusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus longipinnisnative Longfin tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotusnative True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus nursenative Nurse tetra  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Callopanchax sidibeorumendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Callopanchax toddinative   
Siluriformes Ariidae Carlarius parkiinative Guinean sea catfish Konkoé wolossoé 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops bibienative Lake Turkana sardine  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis batesiinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis camarabounyiendemic  Fanye Makonyi 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis dialloiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis kabaensisendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis kolenteendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis lamotteiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis loffabrevumendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis longibarbisendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis niloticusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis nzerekoreendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis pezoldiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis tweddleinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis waterlotinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chromidotilapia guntherinative Guenther's mouthbrooder  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys johnelsinative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys levequeiendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys maurusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatusnative Bagrid catfish  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys stampfliinative Smooth flounder  
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus citharusnative Moon fish  
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus latusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias anguillarisnative Mudfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias buettikoferinative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias salaenative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Clarotes laticepsnative Widehead catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon guineensisnative Guinean tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon konkourensisendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon loukanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon rheophilaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliinative Redbelly tilapia  
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Cromeria occidentalisnative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyaenative Tailspot ctenopoma  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma pethericinative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengerinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus engycephalusnative Perch  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus rostratusnative Grass-eater  
Perciformes Eleotridae Dormitator lebretonisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea chappuisinative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris daganensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris senegalensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris vittatanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Enigmatochromis lucanusinative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Enneacampus kaupinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius ablabesnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius aliciaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius anniaeendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius baudoninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius bigorneinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius cadenatiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius dialonensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius ditinensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius eburneensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius foutensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius guineensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius huguenyinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius inaequalisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius lauzanneinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius leonensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macinensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macropsnative Blackstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius niokoloensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius perincenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius pobeguininative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius punctitaeniatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius raimbaultiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius salesseinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius stigmatopygusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius sublineatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius teugelsiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius tiekoroinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius trispilosnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys annulatusnative Banded panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys barmoiensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys bifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys fasciolatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys guineensisendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys hildegardaenative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys lamotteinative Redspotted panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys njalaensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys olbrechtsinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys spilargyreiusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra waterlotinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Gobiocichla wonderinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobioides sagittanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatusnative Jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatusnative Banded jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis letourneuxinative Jewel fish  
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus occidentalisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus bidorsalisnative African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus isopterusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilisnative Sampa  
Perciformes Cichlidae Heterotilapia buttikoferinative Zebra tilapia  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus paugyinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus pictusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus brevisnative Tiger-fish  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus forskahliinative Elongate tigerfish  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatusnative Tiger fish  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hyperopisus bebenative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Ichthyborus quadrilineatusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Isichthys henryinative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Kribia kribensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Kribia nananative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo coubienative African carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo parvusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo roseopunctatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rouanetiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo senegalensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus gruvelinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus petitjeaninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus sacratusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus wurtzinative   
Perciformes Latidae Lates niloticusnative Nile perch  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leptocypris guineensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leptocypris konkoureensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leptocypris niloticusnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus barbatusnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus electricusnative Electric catfish  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus stiassnyaenative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus teugelsiendemic   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius mentonative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius senegalensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius thomasinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus kakrimensisendemic   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus liberiensisnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus taiaensisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes occidentalisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax pfaffinative Pfaff's lampeye  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis aculeatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Microsynodontis polliendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Mochokus niloticusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloidesnative Cornish jack  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops caballusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus hasselquistiinative Elephant snout  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus macrophthalmusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus tapirusnative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax ansorgiinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax fasciatusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax lineomaculatusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Nematogobius maindroninative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Neolebias unifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax jeanpolinative Jeanpol's killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax leucopterygiusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax melanopterygiusendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax viridisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusnative Nile tilapia  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Papyrocranus afernative Reticulate knifefish  
Perciformes Channidae Parachanna obscuranative African obscure snakehead  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Paradistichodus dimidiatusnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Paramphilius teugelsiendemic   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Paramphilius trichomycteroidesnative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula leonensisnative Smalltoothed pellonula  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelmatochromis buettikoferinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis humilisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis roloffinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis rubrolabiatusendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis signatusendemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus barbarusnative Atlantic mudskipper  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus boveinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus levequeinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus pellegrininative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus soudanensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus tenuicaudanative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus isidorinative Elephant Fish  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus petricolusnative   
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus ansorgiinative Guinean bichir Sadjegé 
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus endlicheriinative Saddled bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus senegalusnative Gray bichir  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys jubelininative Sompat grunt Kési kési 
Perciformes Gobiidae Porogobius schlegeliinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax normaninative Norman's lampeye  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus annectensnative West African lungfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas levequeiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas nigeriensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas senegalensisnative Senegal minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas steindachnerinative   
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes septentrionalisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Rhexipanchax kabaeendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Rhexipanchax lambertiendemic Lambert's lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Rhexipanchax nimbaensisnative Mt. Nimba lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Rhexipanchax schioetzinative Schiötz' lampeye  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon caudomarginatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeusnative Mango tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheronnative Blackchin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon occidentalisnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe intermediusnative Silver catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mandibularisnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe micropogonnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mystusnative African butter catfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion cauvetinative Kindia killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion geryinative Gérys killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion guignardinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion nigrifluviendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion roloffinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis annectensnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ansorgiinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis dekimpeiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis eupterusnative Featherfin squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis filamentosusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis kogonensisnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis levequeiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis membranaceusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nigritanative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ocellifernative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis schallnative Wahrindi  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis sorexnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis thysinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis toureiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis violaceusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis waterlotinative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon lineatusnative Globe fish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia brevimanusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis intermediusnative  Faragbon 
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis jentinkinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis leonensisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis sudanensisnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Yongeichthys thomasinative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Zaireichthys camerunensisnative   
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