Species in Ébrié Lagoon
     n= 163 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Acanthurus monroviae Monrovia doctorfish Acanthuridae demersal 54.9 TL 2.5 native
Afronandus sheljuzhkoi Fourspine leaffish Nandidae benthopelagic 5.1 TL 3.2 native
Albula goreensis Albulidae reef-associated 60.6 TL 3.3 native
Alectis alexandrina Alexandria pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 3.6 native
Alectis ciliaris African pompano Carangidae reef-associated 150.0 TL 4.0 native
Amphilius atesuensis Amphiliidae demersal 11.4 TL 3.0 native
Antennarius pardalis Antennariidae reef-associated 12.4 TL 4.0 native
Antennarius striatus Striated frogfish Antennariidae reef-associated 25.0 TL 4.2 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Apogon imberbis Cardinal fish Apogonidae reef-associated 18.3 TL 3.8 native
Arius latiscutatus Rough-head sea catfish Ariidae demersal 85.0 TL 3.3 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
Bathygobius soporator Frillfin goby Gobiidae demersal 15.0 TL 3.7 native
Boops boops Bogue Sparidae demersal 36.0 TL 2.8 native
Boops boops Bogue Sparidae demersal 40.0 TL 2.8 native
Bostrychus africanus Eleotridae demersal 21.0 TL 4.0 native
Brachydeuterus auritus Bigeye grunt Haemulidae benthopelagic 30.0 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Alestidae demersal 19.8 TL 3.3 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
Caranx hippos Crevalle jack Carangidae reef-associated 124.0 TL 3.6 native
Caranx rhonchus False scad Carangidae benthopelagic 60.0 TL 3.6 native
Caranx senegallus Senegal jack Carangidae benthopelagic 100.0 TL 3.9 native
Cephalopholis nigri Niger hind Serranidae demersal 30.5 TL 4.1 native
Chelon dumerili Grooved mullet Mugilidae demersal 40.0 TL 2.7 native
Chelon dumerili Grooved mullet Mugilidae demersal 40.0 TL 2.7 native
Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic bumper Carangidae pelagic-neritic 65.0 TL 3.5 native
Chromidotilapia guntheri Guenther's mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.0 TL 2.6 native
Chromis chromis Damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 25.0 TL 3.8 native
Chrysichthys auratus Claroteidae demersal 57.0 TL 3.7 native
Chrysichthys maurus Claroteidae demersal 62.2 TL 2.7 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagrid catfish Claroteidae demersal 79.3 TL 3.2 native
Citharichthys stampflii Smooth flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 16.0 TL 3.9 native
Clarias anguillaris Mudfish Clariidae demersal 100.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias buettikoferi Clariidae demersal 19.2 TL 3.4 native
Clarias ebriensis Clariidae demersal 31.5 TL 3.4 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 170.0 TL 3.8 native
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Tailspot ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 22.3 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma petherici Anabantidae benthopelagic 17.4 TL 3.2 native
Cynoglossus senegalensis Senegalese tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 66.0 TL 3.6 native
Cynoglossus senegalensis Senegalese tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 66.0 TL 3.6 native
Dactylopterus volitans Flying gurnard Dactylopteridae reef-associated 61.0 TL 3.7 native
Dagetichthys lusitanicus Portuguese sole Soleidae demersal 40.0 TL 3.6 native
Dalophis cephalopeltis Ophichthidae benthopelagic 53.5 TL 3.8 native
Dentex canariensis Canary dentex Sparidae demersal 122.0 TL 3.6 native
Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Distichodontidae demersal 76.0 TL 2.6 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 12.4 TL 2.5 native
Drepane africana African sicklefish Drepaneidae benthopelagic 45.0 TL 3.1 native
Echeneis naucrates Live sharksucker Echeneidae reef-associated 110.0 TL 3.7 native
Eleotris daganensis Eleotridae demersal 12.3 TL 3.6 native
Eleotris senegalensis Eleotridae demersal 22.4 TL 3.7 native
Elops lacerta West African ladyfish Elopidae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 4.2 native
Engraulis encrasicolus European anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 24.4 TL 3.1 native
Enneacampus kaupi Syngnathidae demersal 20.0 TL 2.7 native
Enneacampus kaupi Syngnathidae demersal 20.0 TL 2.7 native
Enteromius ablabes Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.7 TL 2.5 native
Ephippion guttifer Prickly puffer Tetraodontidae demersal 80.0 TL 3.5 native
Epinephelus aeneus White grouper Serranidae demersal 120.0 TL 4.0 native
Epiplatys chaperi Toothed carp Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Ethmalosa fimbriata Bonga shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 45.0 TL 2.5 native
Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin mojarra Gerreidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.4 native
Fistularia petimba Red cornetfish Fistulariidae reef-associated 200.0 TL 4.4 native
Fodiator acutus Sharpchin flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-oceanic 18.0 TL 3.3 native
Fontitrygon margarita Daisy stingray Dasyatidae demersal 207.0 TL 3.4 native
Galeoides decadactylus Lesser African threadfin Polynemidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gerres nigri Guinean striped mojarra Gerreidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 3.2 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gymnothorax afer Dark moray Muraenidae demersal 100.0 TL 4.1 native
Hemicaranx bicolor Bicolor jack Carangidae demersal 70.0 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.6 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.9 TL 3.2 native
Hemiramphus balao Balao halfbeak Hemiramphidae reef-associated 40.0 TL 3.8 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
Hyporhamphus picarti African halfbeak Hemiramphidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.0 native
Ilisha africana West African ilisha Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 36.6 TL 3.6 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 native
Labeo coubie African carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 91.5 TL 2.0 native
Laeviscutella dekimpei Roundbelly pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 5.6 TL 3.0 native
Lagocephalus laevigatus Smooth puffer Tetraodontidae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 4.0 native
Lepidotrigla cadmani Scalebreast gurnard Triglidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.5 native
Lethrinus atlanticus Atlantic emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 50.0 TL 3.5 native
Lichia amia Leerfish Carangidae pelagic-neritic 200.0 TL 4.5 native
Lutjanus dentatus African brown snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 150.0 TL 4.0 native
Lutjanus goreensis Gorean snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 80.0 TL 4.0 native
Malapterurus electricus Electric catfish Malapteruridae benthopelagic 148.8 TL 2.9 native
Marcusenius furcidens Mormyridae demersal 39.0 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius ussheri Mormyridae demersal 37.2 TL 3.1 native
Megalops atlanticus Tarpon Megalopidae reef-associated 250.0 TL 4.2 native
Micralestes occidentalis Alestidae pelagic 8.0 TL 3.1 native
Microphis aculeatus Syngnathidae demersal 24.4 TL 3.4 native
Monodactylus sebae African moony Monodactylidae pelagic-neritic 25.0 TL 3.9 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrus hasselquistii Elephant snout Mormyridae demersal 61.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mugil cephalus Flathead grey mullet Mugilidae benthopelagic 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mugil curema White mullet Mugilidae reef-associated 90.0 TL 2.0 native
Mugil curema White mullet Mugilidae reef-associated 90.0 TL 2.0 native
Myrophis plumbeus Leaden worm eel Ophichthidae demersal 46.5 TL 4.2 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 8.1 TL 3.4 native
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Neochelon falcipinnis Sicklefin mullet Mugilidae demersal 45.5 TL 2.9 native
Neochelon falcipinnis Sicklefin mullet Mugilidae demersal 45.5 TL 2.9 native
Odaxothrissa ansorgii Ansorge fangtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 15.9 TL 3.1 native
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 native
Pagrus caeruleostictus Bluespotted seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 109.8 TL 3.7 native
Papyrocranus afer Reticulate knifefish Notopteridae demersal 80.0 TL 3.6 native
Parablennius goreensis Blenniidae demersal 8.5 TL 2.9 native
Parachanna obscura African obscure snakehead Channidae demersal 61.0 TL 3.4 native
Parachelon grandisquamis Largescaled mullet Mugilidae pelagic-neritic 40.0 TL 2.0 native
Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid Schilbeidae demersal 14.6 TL 3.5 native
Pegusa triophthalma Cyclope sole Soleidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.5 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
Pentanemus quinquarius Royal threadfin Polynemidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.6 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
Plectorhinchus macrolepis Biglip grunt Haemulidae benthopelagic 45.0 TL 3.7 native
Pollimyrus eburneensis Mormyridae demersal 9.4 TL 3.0 native
Polydactylus quadrifilis Giant African threadfin Polynemidae demersal 200.0 TL 4.0 native
Polypterus endlicherii Saddled bichir Polypteridae demersal 76.9 TL 3.8 native
Pomadasys incisus Bastard grunt Haemulidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.8 native
Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Haemulidae demersal 60.0 TL 3.3 native
Porogobius schlegelii Gobiidae demersal 14.9 TL 2.9 native
Poropanchax rancureli Rancurel's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.0 native
Pseudotolithus elongatus Bobo croaker Sciaenidae demersal 47.0 TL 4.1 native
Pseudotolithus senegalensis Cassava croaker Sciaenidae demersal 114.0 TL 3.8 native
Pseudupeneus prayensis West African goatfish Mullidae demersal 67.1 TL 3.2 native
Pteroscion peli Boe drum Sciaenidae benthopelagic 32.0 TL 3.6 native
Pythonichthys macrurus Longtailed shortfaced eel Heterenchelyidae demersal 80.0 TL 3.9 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestidae pelagic 6.9 TL 3.1 native
Sardinella aurita Round sardinella Clupeidae reef-associated 30.0 TL 3.4 native
Sardinella maderensis Madeiran sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 36.6 TL 3.2 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron Blackchin tilapia Cichlidae demersal 34.2 TL 2.5 native
Saurida brasiliensis Brazilian lizardfish Synodontidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 native
Scarus hoefleri Guinean parrotfish Scaridae demersal 60.0 TL 2.0 native
Schilbe mandibularis Schilbeidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.4 native
Schilbe mystus African butter catfish Schilbeidae demersal 42.7 TL 3.5 native
Scomberomorus tritor West African Spanish mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 4.3 native
Scorpaena angolensis Angola rockfish Scorpaenidae demersal 25.0 TL 3.7 native
Selene dorsalis African moonfish Carangidae demersal 40.0 TL 4.1 native
Solitas gruveli Guinea flathead Platycephalidae demersal 20.0 TL 4.0 native
Sphoeroides spengleri Bandtail puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 30.0 TL 3.3 native
Sphyraena afra Guinean barracuda Sphyraenidae pelagic-neritic 205.0 TL 4.1 native
Stromateus fiatola Blue butterfish Stromateidae benthopelagic 61.0 TL 4.0 native
Strongylura senegalensis Senegal needlefish Belonidae pelagic-neritic 183.0 TL 4.5 native
Synodontis bastiani Mochokidae benthopelagic 24.6 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis schall Wahrindi Mochokidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 2.9 native
Thysochromis ansorgii Cichlidae demersal 10.7 TL 3.3 native
Trachinotus ovatus Pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 70.0 TL 3.7 native
Trachinotus teraia Shortfin pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 68.0 TL 3.7 native
Trichiurus lepturus Largehead hairtail Trichiuridae benthopelagic 234.0 TL 4.4 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 32.9 TL 2.7 native
Urogymnus asperrimus Porcupine whipray Dasyatidae reef-associated 225.6 TL 3.5 native
Urogymnus asperrimus Porcupine whipray Dasyatidae reef-associated 225.0 TL 3.5 native
Yongeichthys thomasi Gobiidae demersal 6.0 TL 3.2 native
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