List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Togo
n = 117
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Table 1: 113 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: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 117 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 113 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius atesuensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion bitaeniatumnative Two-striped Aphyosemion  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion calliurumnative Banner lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchennative Banded lampeye  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Auchenoglanis occidentalisnative Bubu  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriganative West African freshwater goby  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistiusnative   
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  
Perciformes Cichlidae Chromidotilapia guntherinative Guenther's mouthbrooder  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatusnative Bagrid catfish  
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus latusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias agboyiensisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias anguillarisnative Mudfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias buthupogonnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias camerunensisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias ebriensisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon dagetinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon guineensisnative Guinean tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliinative Redbelly tilapia  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyaenative Tailspot ctenopoma  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma pethericinative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma togoensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengerinative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis cephalopeltisnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus rostratusnative Grass-eater  
Perciformes Eleotridae Dormitator lebretonisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris senegalensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris vittatanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius ablabesnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius atakorensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius callipterusnative Clipper barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius chlorotaenianative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macropsnative Blackstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius sublineatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys bifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys chaperinative Toothed carp  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sexfasciatusnative Sixbar panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys spilargyreiusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys togolensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Foerschichthys flavipinnisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax filamentosusnative Plumed lyretail  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatusnative Jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatusnative Banded jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis guttatusnative   
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus odoenative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus bidorsalisnative African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus isopterusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilisnative Sampa  
Osteoglossiformes Arapaimidae Heterotis niloticusintroduced African bonytongue  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus pictusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus forskahliinative Elongate tigerfish  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatusnative Tiger fish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo coubienative African carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo parvusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo senegalensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus bynninative Niger barb  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Laeviscutella dekimpeinative Roundbelly pellonuline  
Perciformes Latidae Lates niloticusnative Nile perch  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus dentatusnative African brown snapper Ehan 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus endecacanthusnative Guinea snapper  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus beninensisnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus electricusnative Electric catfish  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus minjiriyanative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius bruciinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus nigromarginatusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes occidentalisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax brachetiendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax keilhackiendemic   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis aculeatusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloidesnative Cornish jack  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus hasselquistiinative Elephant snout  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rumenative Mormyrids  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rumenative Mormyrids  
Perciformes Gobiidae Nematogobius maindroninative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Neolebias unifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius thierryinative Togo Killifish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochirintroduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusnative Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Channidae Parachanna obscuranative African obscure snakehead  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Parailia pellucidanative Glass schilbid  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus boveinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus pallidomaculatusnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura ansorgiinative African whiptailed catfish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura clauseninative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus adspersusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus isidorinative Elephant Fish  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus senegalusnative Gray bichir Dégé 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax luxophthalmusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax normaninative Norman's lampeye  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdonnative Largetooth sawfish  
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus annectensnative West African lungfish  
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes septentrionalisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeusnative Mango tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheronnative Blackchin tilapia  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe intermediusnative Silver catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mystusnative African butter catfish  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis filamentosusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis melanopterusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nigritanative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis obesusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ouemeensisnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis schallnative Wahrindi  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis velifernative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis violaceusnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus teraianative Shortfin pompano  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Xenomystus nigrinative African knifefish  
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