Species in Cross
     n= 213 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Alestes baremoze Silversides Alestidae benthopelagic 43.0 TL 3.0 questionable
Alestes macrophthalmus Torpedo robber Alestidae pelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 native
Amphilius atesuensis Amphiliidae demersal 11.4 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius korupi Amphiliidae demersal 7.9 TL 3.0 native
Aphyosemion bivittatum Twostripe lyretail Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Aphyosemion calliurum Banner lyretail Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Aphyosemion cameronense Cameroon killi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Aphyosemion splendopleure Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 3.2 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 2.9 native
Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby Gobiidae demersal 15.5 TL 2.4 native
Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby Gobiidae demersal 15.5 TL 2.4 native
Bagrus docmak Semutundu Bagridae benthopelagic 127.0 TL 4.1 native
Benitochromis batesii Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.5 TL 3.3 questionable
Benitochromis ufermanni Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 3.3 native
Bostrychus africanus Eleotridae demersal 21.0 TL 4.0 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.8 native
Brycinus intermedius Alestidae pelagic 9.8 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus longipinnis Longfin tetra Alestidae pelagic 16.4 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Alestidae pelagic 64.7 TL 2.8 native
Brycinus nurse Nurse tetra Alestidae pelagic 25.0 TL 2.5 native
Bryconaethiops quinquesquamae Alestidae pelagic 13.4 TL 3.2 native
Chiloglanis batesii Mochokidae benthopelagic 4.9 TL 3.1 native
Chiloglanis disneyi Mochokidae benthopelagic 4.3 TL 3.1 native
Chiloglanis niger Mochokidae benthopelagic 4.3 TL 3.1 native
Chiloglanis polypogon Mochokidae benthopelagic 6.7 TL 3.2 endemic
Chromidotilapia guntheri Guenther's mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.0 TL 2.6 native
Chrysichthys aluuensis Claroteidae demersal 11.1 TL 3.2 questionable
Chrysichthys auratus Claroteidae demersal 57.0 TL 3.7 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagrid catfish Claroteidae demersal 79.3 TL 3.2 native
Citharinus citharus Moon fish Citharinidae demersal 70.8 TL 2.0 native
Citharinus latus Citharinidae demersal 102.5 TL 2.2 native
Clarias agboyiensis Clariidae demersal 29.0 TL 3.7 native
Clarias anguillaris Mudfish Clariidae demersal 100.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias buthupogon Clariidae demersal 30.1 TL 3.3 native
Clarias camerunensis Clariidae demersal 46.6 TL 3.5 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 170.0 TL 3.8 questionable
Clarias jaensis Clariidae demersal 48.3 TL 3.5 native
Clarias macromystax Clariidae demersal 31.6 TL 3.4 native
Clarias pachynema Clariidae demersal 35.6 TL 3.5 native
Coptodon bemini Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.2 TL 2.7 endemic
Coptodon bythobates Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.4 TL 2.6 endemic
Coptodon deckerti Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 2.6 endemic
Coptodon ejagham Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.3 TL 2.5 endemic
Coptodon flava Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Coptodon fusiforme Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 2.7 endemic
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Coptodon gutturosa Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 2.8 endemic
Coptodon imbriferna Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.1 TL 2.6 endemic
Coptodon nigrans Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.7 TL 2.6 endemic
Coptodon snyderae Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 2.8 endemic
Coptodon spongotroktis Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.7 TL 2.6 endemic
Coptodon thysi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 2.8 endemic
Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 2.5 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Tailspot ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 22.3 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma nebulosum Anabantidae benthopelagic 11.8 TL 3.1 native
Cynoglossus canariensis Canary tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 60.0 TL 3.6 native
Denticeps clupeoides Denticle herring Denticipitidae pelagic 15.0 TL 3.3 native
Distichodus engycephalus Perch Distichodontidae demersal 48.8 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Distichodontidae demersal 76.0 TL 2.6 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 12.4 TL 2.5 native
Doumea thysi Amphiliidae demersal 7.9 TL 3.0 native
Doumea thysi Amphiliidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.0 native
Eleotris daganensis Eleotridae demersal 12.3 TL 3.6 native
Eleotris senegalensis Eleotridae demersal 22.4 TL 3.7 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 26.5 TL 3.8 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 26.5 TL 3.8 native
Elops lacerta West African ladyfish Elopidae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 4.2 native
Enteromius ablabes Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.7 TL 2.5 native
Enteromius aboinensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius callipterus Clipper barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius chlorotaenia Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius nigeriensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius punctitaeniatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius stigmatopygus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius sublineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 2.7 native
Epiplatys biafranus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys grahami Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.3 native
Epiplatys infrafasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.5 TL 3.3 native
Epiplatys sexfasciatus Sixbar panchax Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 12.2 TL 3.6 native
Erpetoichthys calabaricus Reedfish Polypteridae demersal 45.1 TL 3.3 native
Etia nguti Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.2 TL 2.4 endemic
Fontitrygon garouaensis Smooth freshwater stingray Dasyatidae demersal 207.0 TL 3.7 native
Fontitrygon ukpam Thorny freshwater stingray Dasyatidae demersal 207.0 TL 3.7 native
Fundulopanchax cinnamomeus Cinnamon Killi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Fundulopanchax gardneri Blue lyretail Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.5 TL 3.2 native
Fundulopanchax mirabilis Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 3.3 native
Fundulopanchax ndianus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Fundulopanchax scheeli Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Fundulopanchax sjostedti Blue gularis Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 15.9 TL 3.4 native
Fundulopanchax spoorenbergi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.3 questionable
Gnathonemus petersii Elephantnose fish Mormyridae demersal 42.7 TL 3.1 native
Gobiocichla ethelwynnae Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gymnallabes typus Clariidae demersal 23.0 TL 3.4 native
Gymnallabes typus Clariidae demersal 29.7 TL 3.4 native
Gymnarchus niloticus Aba Gymnarchidae demersal 203.7 TL 3.7 native
Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.6 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.9 TL 3.2 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 53.9 TL 4.1 native
Heterobranchus isopterus Clariidae demersal 90.0 TL 3.6 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterotis niloticus African bonytongue Arapaimidae pelagic 122.0 TL 2.7 introduced
Hippopotamyrus castor Mormyridae demersal 31.7 TL 3.2 native
Hydrocynus brevis Tiger-fish Alestidae pelagic 86.0 TL 3.4 native
Hydrocynus forskahlii Elongate tigerfish Alestidae pelagic 95.2 TL 4.0 native
Hydrocynus vittatus Tiger fish Alestidae demersal 116.6 TL 3.7 native
Ichthyborus monodi Distichodontidae pelagic 25.4 TL 2.9 native
Isichthys henryi Mormyridae demersal 35.0 TL 3.2 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 5.7 TL 3.4 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 5.7 TL 3.4 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 native
Labeo batesii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30.1 TL 2.3 native
Labeo coubie African carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 91.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeobarbus batesii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 43.5 TL 3.2 native
Labeobarbus progenys Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 3.2 native
Lates niloticus Nile perch Latidae demersal 200.0 TL 4.5 native
Leptocypris crossensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.6 TL 3.2 endemic
Leptocypris niloticus Cyprinidae demersal 9.5 TL 3.2 native
Lutjanus endecacanthus Guinea snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 85.0 TL 4.1 native
Malapterurus beninensis Malapteruridae benthopelagic 27.2 TL 3.4 native
Marcusenius mento Mormyridae demersal 31.7 TL 2.5 native
Mastacembelus cryptacanthus Mastacembelidae demersal 42.1 TL 3.3 native
Mastacembelus nigromarginatus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 51.5 TL 3.3 questionable
Mastacembelus sexdecimspinus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 31.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 11.0 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes elongatus Elongated Turkana robber Alestidae pelagic 6.0 TL 3.3 native
Micralestes humilis Alestidae pelagic 10.6 TL 3.1 native
Microphis aculeatus Syngnathidae demersal 24.4 TL 3.4 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrops engystoma Mormyridae demersal 14.5 TL 3.1 questionable
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mormyrus tapirus Mormyridae demersal 52.5 TL 3.2 native
Nannaethiops unitaeniatus Oneline tetra Distichodontidae pelagic 6.2 TL 3.0 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 8.1 TL 3.4 native
Nannocharax latifasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 6.0 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax occidentalis Distichodontidae pelagic 7.1 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax reidi Distichodontidae pelagic 7.8 TL 3.2 endemic
Nannocharax usongo Distichodontidae benthopelagic 5.4 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax zebra Distichodontidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.1 native
Neolebias ansorgii Distichodontidae pelagic 3.2 TL 3.3 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 5.1 TL 3.5 native
Notoglanidium akiri Claroteidae demersal 13.1 TL 3.3 questionable
Odaxothrissa mento Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 15.9 TL 4.3 native
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 native
Pantodon buchholzi Freshwater butterflyfish Pantodontidae pelagic 11.9 TL 3.6 native
Papyrocranus afer Reticulate knifefish Notopteridae demersal 80.0 TL 3.6 native
Parachanna africana Channidae benthopelagic 21.0 TL 3.7 native
Parachanna africana Channidae benthopelagic 21.0 TL 3.7 native
Parachanna obscura African obscure snakehead Channidae demersal 61.0 TL 3.4 native
Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid Schilbeidae demersal 14.6 TL 3.5 native
Paramormyrops kingsleyae Mormyridae benthopelagic 16.5 TL 3.2 questionable
Parauchenoglanis ahli Claroteidae demersal 10.3 TL 3.4 endemic
Parauchenoglanis ahli Claroteidae demersal 12.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Claroteidae demersal 18.4 TL 3.7 native
Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Claroteidae demersal 24.5 TL 3.7 native
Pareutropius buffei Schilbeidae demersal 11.5 TL 3.3 native
Pellonula leonensis Smalltoothed pellonula Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 9.3 TL 3.3 native
Pellonula vorax Bigtoothed pellonula Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 14.6 TL 3.1 native
Pelmatolapia mariae Spotted tilapia Cichlidae demersal 39.4 TL 3.5 native
Pelvicachromis pulcher Rainbow krib Cichlidae demersal 11.0 TL 3.3 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper Gobiidae reef-associated 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper Gobiidae reef-associated 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus ansorgii Mormyridae demersal 17.2 TL 3.3 native
Petrocephalus bovei Mormyridae demersal 11.2 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus simus Mormyridae demersal 12.0 TL 3.2 native
Phago loricatus African pike-characin Distichodontidae demersal 20.1 TL 3.7 native
Phractolaemus ansorgii Hingemouth Phractolaemidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.3 native
Phractura clauseni Amphiliidae demersal 9.5 TL 3.1 native
Pollimyrus adspersus Mormyridae demersal 9.8 TL 3.2 native
Polycentropsis abbreviata African leaffish Nandidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 3.2 native
Polycentropsis abbreviata African leaffish Nandidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 3.2 native
Polypterus palmas Shortfin bichir Polypteridae demersal 43.1 TL 2.9 questionable
Polypterus senegalus Gray bichir Polypteridae demersal 85.4 TL 3.5 native
Polypterus teugelsi Polypteridae demersal 50.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Porogobius schlegelii Gobiidae demersal 14.9 TL 2.9 native
Poropanchax luxophthalmus Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Procatopus aberrans Bluegreen lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 2.9 native
Procatopus nototaenia Large finned lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 2.8 native
Procatopus similis Variable lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 2.8 native
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.8 native
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.6 native
Raiamas nigeriensis Cyprinidae demersal 13.5 TL 3.2 native
Raiamas senegalensis Senegal minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24.5 TL 3.3 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestidae pelagic 6.9 TL 3.1 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Cichlidae demersal 39.5 TL 2.2 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Cichlidae demersal 39.5 TL 2.0 native
Sarotherodon knauerae Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.2 TL 2.5 endemic
Sarotherodon knauerae Cichlidae pelagic 9.2 TL 2.5 endemic
Sarotherodon lamprechti Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 2.4 endemic
Sarotherodon lamprechti Cichlidae pelagic 12.0 TL 2.5 endemic
Sarotherodon melanotheron Blackchin tilapia Cichlidae demersal 34.2 TL 2.5 native
Schilbe brevianalis Schilbeidae demersal 9.8 TL 3.2 native
Schilbe brevianalis Schilbeidae demersal 10.0 TL 3.2 native
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 61.0 TL 3.6 native
Schilbe micropogon Schilbeidae demersal 25.6 TL 2.9 native
Schilbe mystus African butter catfish Schilbeidae demersal 42.7 TL 3.5 native
Schilbe uranoscopus Schilbeidae demersal 43.9 TL 3.4 native
Synodontis eupterus Featherfin squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.7 native
Synodontis nigrita Mochokidae benthopelagic 33.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis obesus Mochokidae benthopelagic 31.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis omias Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 2.8 questionable
Synodontis robbianus Mochokidae benthopelagic 12.8 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis schall Wahrindi Mochokidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis violaceus Mochokidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Tetraodon pustulatus Tetraodontidae demersal 36.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Tetraodon pustulatus Tetraodontidae demersal 36.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Thysochromis ansorgii Cichlidae demersal 10.7 TL 3.3 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 32.9 TL 2.7 native
Tylochromis sudanensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.4 TL 2.5 native
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