List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Swaziland
(landlocked)

n = 59
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Table 1: 58 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 59 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 58 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius natalensisnative Natal mountain catfish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius uranoscopusnative Stargazer mountain catfish  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla labiatanative African mottled eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmoratanative Giant mottled eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla mossambicanative African longfin eel  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberinative Spot-tail  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus lateralisnative Stripped robber  
Perciformes Cichlidae Chetia brevisnative Orange-fringed largemouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis anoterusnative Pennant-tailed suckermouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis bifurcusnative Incomati suckermouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis emarginatusnative Phongolo suckermouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis paratusnative Sawfin suckermouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis pretoriaenative Shortspine suckermouth  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis swierstrainative Lowveld suckermouth  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon rendallinative Redbreast tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Engraulicypris brevianalisnative River sardine  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius afrohamiltoninative Hamilton's barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius annectensnative Broadstriped barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius anoplusnative Chubbyhead barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius argenteusnative Rosefin barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius brevipinnisnative Shortfin barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius eutaenianative Orangefin barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius motebensisnative Marico barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius paludinosusnative Straightfin barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius radiatusnative Redeye barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius toppininative East Coast barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius trimaculatusnative Threespot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius unitaeniatusnative Slender barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius viviparusnative Bowstripe barb  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gilchristella aestuarianative Gilchrist's round herring  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatusnative Tiger fish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo cylindricusnative Redeye labeo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo molybdinusnative Leaden labeo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rosaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus marequensisnative Largescale yellowfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus nelspruitensisnative Incomati chiselmouth  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus polylepisnative Smallscale yellowfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellusintroduced Green sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirusintroduced Bluegill  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius macrolepidotusnative Bulldog  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius pongolensisnative   
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoidesnative Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes acutidensnative Sharptooth tetra  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus punctulatusintroduced Spotted bass  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoidesintroduced Largemouth black bass  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissintroduced Rainbow trout  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium peringueyinative Southern barred minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium zambezensenative Barred minnow  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicusnative Mozambique tilapia  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus catostomanative Churchill  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pseudocrenilabrus philandernative Southern mouthbrooder  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo truttaintroduced Sea trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis jallaeintroduced Nembwe  
Perciformes Cichlidae Serranochromis robustusintroduced Yellow-belly bream  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis zambezensisnative Plain squeaker  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tilapia sparrmaniinative Banded tilapia  
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