Species in Ouémé
     n= 146 (Complete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Aphyosemion bitaeniatum Two-striped Aphyosemion Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Aphyosemion calliurum Banner lyretail Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Arius gigas Giant sea catfish Ariidae benthopelagic 165.0 TL 3.8 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 bajad Bayad Bagridae demersal 124.3 TL 4.0 native
Bagrus docmak Semutundu Bagridae benthopelagic 127.0 TL 4.1 native
Barboides britzi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 1.6 TL 3.0 endemic
Barboides gracilis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.2 TL 2.0 native
Brevimyrus niger Mormyridae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.3 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.8 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
Chromidotilapia guntheri Guenther's mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.0 TL 2.6 native
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 ebriensis Clariidae demersal 31.5 TL 3.4 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 170.0 TL 3.8 native
Clarias macromystax Clariidae demersal 31.6 TL 3.4 native
Clarias pachynema Clariidae demersal 35.6 TL 3.5 questionable
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
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 petherici Anabantidae benthopelagic 17.4 TL 3.2 native
Denticeps clupeoides Denticle herring Denticipitidae pelagic 15.0 TL 3.3 native
Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Distichodontidae demersal 76.0 TL 2.6 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 12.4 TL 2.5 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
Elops senegalensis Senegalese ladyfish Elopidae pelagic-neritic 90.0 TL 4.1 native
Enteromius atakorensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius baudoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 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 leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius macinensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius macrops Blackstripe barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius stigmatopygus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius sublineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 2.7 native
Enteromius sylvaticus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.3 TL 2.8 native
Epinephelus marginatus Dusky grouper Serranidae reef-associated 150.0 TL 4.1 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys grahami Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.3 native
Epiplatys sexfasciatus Sixbar panchax Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 12.2 TL 3.6 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.1 native
Erpetoichthys calabaricus Reedfish Polypteridae demersal 45.1 TL 3.3 native
Ethmalosa fimbriata Bonga shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 45.0 TL 2.5 native
Foerschichthys flavipinnis Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.1 native
Fundulopanchax filamentosus Plumed lyretail Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 3.4 native
Fundulopanchax gularis Gulare Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 9.0 TL 3.3 native
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
Heterotis niloticus African bonytongue Arapaimidae pelagic 122.0 TL 2.7 native
Hippopotamyrus psittacus Mormyridae demersal 30.0 TL 3.2 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
Hyperopisus bebe Mormyridae demersal 62.2 TL 3.6 native
Ichthyborus monodi Distichodontidae pelagic 25.4 TL 2.9 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 questionable
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeo senegalensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 65.0 TL 2.1 native
Laeviscutella dekimpei Roundbelly pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 5.6 TL 3.0 native
Lates niloticus Nile perch Latidae demersal 200.0 TL 4.5 native
Malapterurus beninensis Malapteruridae benthopelagic 27.2 TL 3.4 native
Marcusenius mento Mormyridae demersal 31.7 TL 2.5 native
Marcusenius senegalensis Mormyridae demersal 39.2 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius ussheri Mormyridae demersal 37.2 TL 3.1 native
Mastacembelus cryptacanthus Mastacembelidae demersal 42.1 TL 3.3 native
Mastacembelus nigromarginatus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 51.5 TL 3.3 questionable
Micralestes elongatus Elongated Turkana robber Alestidae pelagic 6.0 TL 3.3 native
Micralestes occidentalis Alestidae pelagic 8.0 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 8.1 TL 3.4 misidentification
Nannocharax occidentalis Distichodontidae pelagic 7.1 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax signifer Distichodontidae demersal 7.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Neolebias ansorgii Distichodontidae pelagic 3.2 TL 3.3 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 5.1 TL 3.5 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
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 taeniatus Cichlidae demersal 8.6 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 bovei Mormyridae demersal 11.2 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus Mormyridae demersal 9.7 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 questionable
Pollimyrus adspersus Mormyridae demersal 9.8 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 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 endlicherii Saddled bichir Polypteridae demersal 76.9 TL 3.8 native
Polypterus senegalus Gray bichir Polypteridae demersal 85.4 TL 3.5 native
Porogobius schlegelii Gobiidae demersal 14.9 TL 2.9 native
Poropanchax luxophthalmus Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Poropanchax normani Norman's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.3 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 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 2.0 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Cichlidae demersal 39.5 TL 2.2 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron Blackchin tilapia Cichlidae demersal 34.2 TL 2.5 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
Synodontis budgetti Mochokidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 2.8 misidentification
Synodontis melanopterus Mochokidae benthopelagic 17.6 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis nigrita Mochokidae benthopelagic 33.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis ouemeensis Mochokidae demersal 19.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis schall Wahrindi Mochokidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis sorex Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 2.8 native
Thysochromis ansorgii Cichlidae demersal 10.7 TL 3.3 native
Xenomystus nigri African knifefish Notopteridae demersal 36.6 TL 3.3 native
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