Species in Nile
     n= 157 (Complete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Afronemacheilus abyssinicus Nemacheilidae benthopelagic 6.2 TL 2.8 endemic
Alestes baremoze Silversides Alestidae benthopelagic 43.0 TL 3.0 native
Alestes dentex Characin Alestidae pelagic 55.0 TL 2.9 native
Alosa fallax Twaite shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 73.2 TL 4.0 native
Amphilius jacksonii Marbled mountain catfish Amphiliidae demersal 15.0 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius lujani Amphiliidae demersal 14.6 TL 3.0 native
Andersonia leptura Amphiliidae demersal 5.6 TL 3.0 native
Anguilla anguilla European eel Anguillidae demersal 133.0 TL 3.5 native
Aphanius dispar Arabian pupfish Cyprinodontidae demersal 7.0 TL 2.0 native
Auchenoglanis biscutatus Claroteidae demersal 65.9 TL 3.1 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 2.9 native
Bagrus bajad Bayad Bagridae demersal 124.3 TL 4.0 native
Bagrus docmak Semutundu Bagridae benthopelagic 127.0 TL 4.1 native
Brevimyrus niger Mormyridae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.3 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
Brycinus sadleri Sadler's robber Alestidae pelagic 13.8 TL 3.2 native
Chelaethiops bibie Lake Turkana sardine Cyprinidae demersal 5.5 TL 2.3 native
Chiloglanis niloticus Mochokidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 3.1 native
Chrysichthys auratus Claroteidae demersal 57.0 TL 3.7 native
Citharinus citharus Moon fish Citharinidae demersal 70.8 TL 2.0 native
Citharinus latus Citharinidae demersal 102.5 TL 2.2 native
Clarias angolensis Angolian walking catfish Clariidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.3 questionable
Clarias anguillaris Mudfish Clariidae demersal 100.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 170.0 TL 3.8 native
Clarias hilli Clariidae demersal 19.6 TL 3.4 native
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Clariidae demersal 32.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias werneri Werner's catfish Clariidae demersal 23.0 TL 3.1 native
Clarotes laticeps Widehead catfish Claroteidae demersal 97.6 TL 3.1 native
Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 2.5 native
Cromeria nilotica Naked shellear Kneriidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 2.5 endemic
Ctenopoma muriei Ocellated labyrinth fish Anabantidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 3.0 native
Ctenopoma petherici Anabantidae benthopelagic 17.4 TL 3.2 native
Distichodus brevipinnis Distichodontidae demersal 72.0 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus engycephalus Perch Distichodontidae demersal 48.8 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus nefasch Distichodontidae pelagic 83.0 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Distichodontidae demersal 76.0 TL 2.6 native
Enteromius anema Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius miolepis Zigzag barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15.3 TL 2.9 questionable
Enteromius neglectus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.4 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius nigeriensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius perince Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius pumilus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.8 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius stigmatopygus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius tongaensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius yeiensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.1 native
Garra blanfordii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.2 TL 2.2 native
Garra dembecha Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15.8 TL 2.0 native
Garra dembeensis Dembea stone lapper Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.4 TL 2.0 native
Garra duobarbis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.1 TL 2.3 endemic
Garra geba Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10.5 TL 2.2 endemic
Garra ignestii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12.6 TL 2.2 endemic
Garra makiensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16.5 TL 2.0 native
Garra quadrimaculata Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.1 TL 2.1 misidentification
Garra regressus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.9 TL 2.1 endemic
Garra tana Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.2 TL 2.1 endemic
Gymnarchus niloticus Aba Gymnarchidae demersal 203.7 TL 3.7 native
Haplochromis loati Cichlidae benthopelagic 5.2 TL 3.0 native
Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.6 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.9 TL 3.2 native
Hemichromis letourneuxi Jewel fish Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.5 TL 3.0 native
Heterobranchus bidorsalis African catfish Clariidae demersal 150.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterotis niloticus African bonytongue Arapaimidae pelagic 122.0 TL 2.7 native
Hippopotamyrus harringtoni Mormyridae demersal 37.2 TL 3.2 native
Hippopotamyrus pictus Mormyridae demersal 36.6 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
Hyperopisus bebe Mormyridae demersal 62.2 TL 3.6 native
Ichthyborus besse Distichodontidae pelagic 25.0 TL 4.0 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 native
Labeo coubie African carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 91.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo forskalii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 36.0 TL 2.5 native
Labeo meroensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.4 TL 2.7 endemic
Labeo niloticus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 47.0 TL 2.5 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeobarbus bynni Niger barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 82.0 TL 3.1 native
Laciris pelagicus Poeciliidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 2.8 endemic
Lacustricola kassenjiensis Kasenye lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.0 endemic
Lates niloticus Nile perch Latidae demersal 200.0 TL 4.5 native
Leptocypris niloticus Cyprinidae demersal 9.5 TL 3.2 native
Malapterurus electricus Electric catfish Malapteruridae benthopelagic 148.8 TL 2.9 native
Malapterurus minjiriya Malapteruridae benthopelagic 62.2 TL 3.5 native
Marcusenius annamariae Mormyridae demersal 31.1 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius cyprinoides Mormyridae demersal 40.3 TL 3.0 native
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 32.0 TL 3.2 native
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 11.0 TL 2.9 misidentification
Micralestes elongatus Elongated Turkana robber Alestidae pelagic 6.0 TL 3.3 native
Microctenopoma uelense Anabantidae benthopelagic 7.3 TL 3.2 native
Micropanchax hutereaui Meshscaled topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 2.9 native
Micropanchax kingii Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 2.9 native
Micropanchax loati Nile killifish Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 2.9 native
Mochokus brevis Mochokidae demersal 3.1 TL 3.0 native
Mochokus niloticus Mochokidae demersal 6.5 TL 3.0 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrus caschive Mormyridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus hasselquistii Elephant snout Mormyridae demersal 61.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus kannume Elephant-snout fish Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus kannume Elephant-snout fish Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus niloticus Mormyridae demersal 46.0 TL 3.2 native
Nannaethiops bleheri Distichodontidae benthopelagic 2.7 TL 3.0 endemic
Nannaethiops unitaeniatus Oneline tetra Distichodontidae pelagic 6.2 TL 3.0 misidentification
Nannocharax niloticus Distichodontidae pelagic 5.7 TL 3.1 endemic
Neobola nilotica Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.4 TL 3.0 endemic
Neolebias trewavasae Distichodontidae pelagic 5.0 TL 2.8 native
Nothobranchius bellemansi Nothobranchiidae pelagic 5.6 TL 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius nubaensis Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius occultus Nothobranchiidae pelagic 4.7 TL 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius ugandensis Uganda nothobranch Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius virgatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Oreochromis aureus Blue tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 45.7 TL 2.1 native
Oreochromis esculentus Singida tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 61.0 TL 2.5 native
Oreochromis mossambicus Mozambique tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 47.6 TL 2.2 introduced
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 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
Petrocephalus bane Mormyridae demersal 24.4 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus bovei Mormyridae demersal 11.2 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus keatingii Mormyridae demersal 12.0 TL 3.2 native
Platypanchax modestus Ruwenzori lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.0 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 native
Pollimyrus petherici Mormyridae demersal 20.0 TL 3.3 native
Polypterus bichir Nile bichir Polypteridae demersal 74.0 TL 4.5 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
Poropanchax normani Norman's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.3 native
Protopterus aethiopicus Marbled lungfish Protopteridae demersal 200.0 TL 4.4 native
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.6 questionable
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.8 questionable
Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor Egyptian mouth-brooder Cichlidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.0 native
Raiamas senegalensis Senegal minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24.5 TL 3.3 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
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 61.0 TL 3.6 native
Schilbe mystus African butter catfish Schilbeidae demersal 42.7 TL 3.5 native
Schilbe uranoscopus Schilbeidae demersal 43.9 TL 3.4 native
Siluranodon auritus Schilbeidae demersal 17.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis batensoda Upsidedown catfish Mochokidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis caudovittatus Mochokidae benthopelagic 22.5 TL 2.9 endemic
Synodontis clarias Mandi Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis eupterus Featherfin squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.7 native
Synodontis filamentosus Mochokidae benthopelagic 31.7 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis frontosus Mochokidae benthopelagic 34.2 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis khartoumensis Mochokidae benthopelagic 21.0 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis membranaceus Mochokidae benthopelagic 56.1 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis nigrita Mochokidae benthopelagic 33.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis schall Wahrindi Mochokidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis serratus Mochokidae benthopelagic 39.5 TL 2.8 endemic
Synodontis sorex Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis victoriae Lake Victoria squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 42.7 TL 3.3 native
Tetraodon lineatus Globe fish Tetraodontidae demersal 43.0 TL 3.6 native
Thoracochromis wingatii Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.5 TL 3.2 native
Xenomystus nigri African knifefish Notopteridae demersal 36.6 TL 3.3 native
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