Species in Tana River
     n= 68 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Amphilius grandis Amphiliidae demersal 22.1 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius uranoscopus Stargazer mountain catfish Amphiliidae demersal 19.5 TL 2.9 misidentification
Anguilla bicolor Indonesian shortfin eel Anguillidae demersal 123.0 TL 3.5 native
Anguilla labiata African mottled eel Anguillidae demersal 175.0 TL 3.8 native
Anguilla mossambica African longfin eel Anguillidae demersal 150.0 TL 3.3 native
Anguilla nebulosa Mottled eel Anguillidae demersal 121.0 TL 3.8 native
Arius africanus African sea catfish Ariidae benthopelagic 54.9 TL 3.8 native
Awaous aeneofuscus Freshwater goby Gobiidae benthopelagic 31.7 TL 2.2 native
Bagrus docmak Semutundu Bagridae benthopelagic 127.0 TL 4.1 native
Bagrus urostigma Somalia catfish Bagridae demersal 72.0 TL 3.9 native
Brycinus affinis Redfin robber Alestidae pelagic 17.9 TL 3.2 native
Chiloglanis brevibarbis Short barbelled suckermouth Mochokidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.2 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 170.0 TL 3.8 native
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Clariidae demersal 32.0 TL 3.3 questionable
Clarotes laticeps Widehead catfish Claroteidae demersal 97.6 TL 3.1 native
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 45.0 TL 2.3 introduced
Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 2.5 introduced
Cyprinus carpio Common carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 120.0 TL 3.4 introduced
Eleotris fusca Dusky sleeper Eleotridae demersal 26.0 TL 3.8 native
Enteromius kerstenii Redspot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius mimus Ewaso Nyiro barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius neumayeri Neumayer's barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius paludinosus Straightfin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 2.9 native
Enteromius radiatus Redeye barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.6 TL 2.8 native
Enteromius toppini East Coast barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.9 TL 2.8 native
Enteromius zanzibaricus Zanzibar barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.7 TL 3.0 native
Gambusia affinis Mosquitofish Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.1 introduced
Gambusia holbrooki Eastern mosquitofish Poeciliidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.1 introduced
Garra dembeensis Dembea stone lapper Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.4 TL 2.0 native
Glossogobius giuris Tank goby Gobiidae benthopelagic 61.0 TL 3.7 native
Irvineia orientalis Schilbeidae demersal 61.2 TL 3.5 native
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo gregorii Gregori's labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 23.1 TL 2.4 native
Labeo mesops Tana labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 39.0 TL 2.0 questionable
Labeobarbus oxyrhynchus Pangani barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 3.2 native
Labeobarbus rhinoceros Rhinofish Cyprinidae benthopelagic 41.7 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius devosi Mormyridae demersal 147.6 TL 3.2 endemic
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 32.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Megalops cyprinoides Indo-Pacific tarpon Megalopidae benthopelagic 150.0 TL 3.5 native
Mormyrus kannume Elephant-snout fish Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Mormyrus kannume Elephant-snout fish Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Mormyrus tenuirostris Athi elephant-snout fish Mormyridae demersal 40.5 TL 3.2 native
Neobola fluviatilis Athi sardine Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.1 TL 3.2 native
Nothobranchius jubbi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Nothobranchius microlepis Small scaled nothobranch Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Nothobranchius patrizii Blue notho Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Nothobranchius willerti Mnanzini nothobranch Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.1 endemic
Oreochromis mossambicus Mozambique tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 47.6 TL 2.2 questionable
Oreochromis spilurus Sabaki tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.4 TL 2.4 native
Pantanodon stuhlmanni Eastcoast lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 2.9 native
Parailia somalensis Somalia glass catfish Schilbeidae demersal 6.9 TL 3.2 native
Pardiglanis tarabinii Somalian giant catfish Claroteidae demersal 91.5 TL 3.7 native
Pellona ditchela Indian pellona Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 19.5 TL 4.0 native
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill Mormyridae demersal 16.6 TL 3.4 native
Petrocephalus tanensis Tana-churchill Mormyridae demersal 15.2 TL 3.3 endemic
Poecilia reticulata Guppy Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.3 TL 3.2 introduced
Protopterus amphibius Gilled lungfish Protopteridae demersal 44.3 TL 3.4 native
Protopterus amphibius Gilled lungfish Protopteridae demersal 44.3 TL 3.7 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
Salmo trutta Sea trout Salmonidae pelagic-neritic 170.8 TL 3.4 introduced
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 61.0 TL 3.6 native
Schilbe mystus African butter catfish Schilbeidae demersal 42.7 TL 3.5 misidentification
Synodontis manni Feather-barbelled squeaker Mochokidae demersal 26.4 TL 2.9 endemic
Synodontis serpentis Tana squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 12.4 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis zambezensis Plain squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 52.5 TL 2.7 native
Synodontis zanzibaricus Eastcoast squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.9 native
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 4.6 TL 3.4 questionable
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