List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Liberia
n = 159
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Table 1: 151 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 4 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: 159 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 151 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius atesuensisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius platychirnative Mountain barbel  
Perciformes Cichlidae Anomalochromis thomasinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchennative Banded lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Archiaphyosemion guineensenative Guinean killi  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriganative West African freshwater goby  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bostrychus africanusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistiusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberinative Spot-tail  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus longipinnisnative Longfin tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotusnative True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus nigricaudanative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus nursenative Nurse tetra  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Callopanchax monroviaenative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Callopanchax occidentalisnative Golden pheasant panchax  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis tweddleinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chromidotilapia guntherinative Guenther's mouthbrooder  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys johnelsinative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatusnative Bagrid catfish  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys teugelsinative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias buettikoferinative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias laevicepsnative Catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias salaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coelotilapia jokanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon coffeaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon guineensisnative Guinean tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon loukanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon walterinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliinative Redbelly tilapia  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyaenative Tailspot ctenopoma  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengerinative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis cephalopeltisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea chappuisinative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris daganensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris vittatanative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Enneacampus kaupinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius ablabesnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius aliciaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius bigorneinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius boboiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius carcharhinoidesendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius eburneensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius huguenyinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius inaequalisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius lauzanneinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius leonensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius liberiensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macropsnative Blackstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius melanotaeniaendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius punctitaeniatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius trispiloidesendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius trispilosnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys annulatusnative Banded panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys barmoiensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys coccinatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys dagetinative Redchin panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys fasciolatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys lamotteinative Redspotted panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys olbrechtsinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys roloffinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys ruhkopfinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatusnative Jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatusnative Banded jewelfish  
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus occidentalisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus isopterusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilisnative Sampa  
Perciformes Cichlidae Heterotilapia buttikoferinative Zebra tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Heterotilapia cessiananative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus paugyinative   
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus forskahliinative Elongate tigerfish  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatusnative Tiger fish  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Isichthys henryinative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Kribia kribensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Kribia nananative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo alluaudinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo currieinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo parvusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus parawaldroninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus sacratusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus wurtzinative   
Characiformes Alestidae Ladigesia roloffinative Sierra leone dwarf characin  
Perciformes Latidae Lates niloticusnative Nile perch  
Characiformes Alestidae Lepidarchus adonisnative Jellybean tetra  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus dentatusnative African brown snapper  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus barbatusnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus cavalliensisnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus punctatusnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus stiassnyaenative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius mentonative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius thomasinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius ussherinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus liberiensisnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus praensisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes eburneensisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes occidentalisnative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis aculeatusnative   
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus bouetinative Liberian swamp eel  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloidesnative Cornish jack  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops brevicepsnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus goheeninative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rumenative Mormyrids  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rumenative Mormyrids  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus tapirusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax ansorgiinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax fasciatusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Neolebias unifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax jeanpolinative Jeanpol's killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax leucopterygiusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nimbapanchax viridisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochirintroduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusintroduced Nile tilapia  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Papyrocranus afernative Reticulate knifefish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Paramphilius firestoneiendemic   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula leonensisnative Smalltoothed pellonula  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula voraxnative Bigtoothed pellonula  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelmatochromis buettikoferinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis humilisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis roloffinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus barbarusnative Atlantic mudskipper  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus levequeinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus pellegrininative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus simusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus tenuicaudanative   
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys jubelininative Sompat grunt  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax normaninative Norman's lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax rancurelinative Rancurel's lampeye  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdonnative Largetooth sawfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas steindachnerinative   
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes septentrionalisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Rhexipanchax nimbaensisnative Mt. Nimba lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Rhexipanchax schioetzinative Schiötz' lampeye  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon caudomarginatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheronnative Blackchin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon occidentalisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon tournierinative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mandibularisnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe micropogonnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mystusnative African butter catfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion brueninginative Bruening's killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion geryinative Gérys killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion liberiensenative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion roloffinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Scriptaphyosemion schmittiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis waterlotinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia brevimanusnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus teraianative Shortfin pompano  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis intermediusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis jentinkinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis leonensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Xenomystus nigrinative African knifefish  
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