Species in Euphrates
     n= 59 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Acanthobrama marmid Tigris bream Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29.0 TL 3.0 native
Alburnoides bipunctatus Schneider Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.5 TL 2.9 native
Alburnoides emineae Beyazsu chub Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.3 TL 3.1 native
Alburnoides recepi Recep's chub Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.3 TL 3.1 native
Alburnoides velioglui Velioglu's chub Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10.7 TL 3.1 native
Alburnus caeruleus Tigris bleak Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.2 TL 2.8 native
Alburnus mossulensis Mossul bleak Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20.3 TL 2.8 native
Alburnus sellal Sellal bleak Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19.4 TL 2.8 native
Alburnus sellal Sellal bleak Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.4 TL 2.8 native
Ameiurus nebulosus Brown bullhead Ictaluridae demersal 55.0 TL 3.7 introduced
Aphanius mesopotamicus Mesopotamian tooth-carp Cyprinodontidae benthopelagic 3.6 TL 3.0 native
Arabibarbus grypus Shabout Cyprinidae benthopelagic 150.0 TL 3.2 native
Barbus lacerta Kura barbel Cyprinidae benthopelagic 37.5 TL 3.2 native
Barilius mesopotamicus Mesopotamian minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.1 native
Capoeta barroisi Tigris barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 48.0 TL 2.4 native
Capoeta trutta Cyprinidae benthopelagic 59.2 TL 2.4 native
Capoeta umbla Tigris scraper Cyprinidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 2.4 native
Carasobarbus kosswigi Kosswig’s barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 2.9 native
Carasobarbus luteus Yellow barbell Cyprinidae benthopelagic 35.0 TL 2.8 native
Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 400.0 TL 4.3 native
Chondrostoma regium Brond-snout Cyprinidae benthopelagic 40.0 TL 2.4 native
Cobitis elazigensis Tigris spined loach Cobitidae benthopelagic 19.9 TL 3.3 native
Cyprinion kais Kais kingfish Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15.9 TL 2.8 native
Cyprinion macrostomum Tigris kingfish Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20.4 TL 2.8 native
Gambusia holbrooki Eastern mosquitofish Poeciliidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.1 introduced
Garra elegans Cyprinidae benthopelagic 21.8 TL 2.7 native
Garra rufa Red garra Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 2.0 native
Garra rufa Red garra Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16.4 TL 2.0 native
Garra variabilis Variable garra Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.5 TL 2.1 native
Glyptothorax cous Tigris cat Sisoridae benthopelagic 14.1 TL 3.2 native
Glyptothorax cous Tigris cat Sisoridae benthopelagic 14.1 TL 3.2 native
Hemigrammocapoeta elegans Cyprinidae benthopelagic 21.8 TL 2.7 native
Leuciscus vorax Tigris asp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 102.0 TL 2.7 native
Luciobarbus mystaceus Euphrates barbell Cyprinidae benthopelagic 61.8 TL 2.8 native
Luciobarbus pectoralis Heckel’s Orontes barbell Cyprinidae benthopelagic 27.9 TL 2.8 native
Luciobarbus subquincunciatus Mesopotamian barbel Cyprinidae benthopelagic 61.8 TL 2.8 native
Luciobarbus xanthopterus Yellowfin barbell Cyprinidae benthopelagic 150.0 TL 2.7 native
Mastacembelus mastacembelus Euphrates spiny eel Mastacembelidae demersal 46.4 TL 3.3 native
Mastacembelus mastacembelus Euphrates spiny eel Mastacembelidae demersal 34.5 TL 3.3 native
Mesopotamichthys sharpeyi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 42.7 TL 2.0 native
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma Two spot loach Nemacheilidae demersal 7.6 TL 2.8 native
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma Two spot loach Nemacheilidae demersal 7.6 TL 2.8 native
Oxynoemacheilus euphraticus Nemacheilidae demersal native
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii Nemacheilidae benthopelagic 7.6 TL 2.8 native
Oxynoemacheilus kermanshahensis Nemacheilidae demersal 8.1 TL 2.8 native
Oxynoemacheilus tigris Tigris loach Nemacheilidae benthopelagic 8.4 TL 2.8 native
Oxynoemacheilus tigris Tigris loach Nemacheilidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 2.8 native
Paracobitis malapterura Western crested loach Nemacheilidae demersal 15.4 TL 2.7 native
Paraschistura nielseni Nemacheilidae benthopelagic 6.3 TL 2.8 native
Planiliza abu Abu mullet Mugilidae pelagic 20.0 TL 2.7 native
Planiliza abu Abu mullet Mugilidae pelagic 20.0 TL 2.6 native
Pseudophoxinus firati Euphrates spring minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10.3 TL 2.7 native
Salmo euphrataeus Euphrates trout Salmonidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 3.5 native
Salmo okumusi Okumus trout Salmonidae benthopelagic 26.0 TL 3.5 native
Squalius cephalus Chub Cyprinidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.7 native
Squalius lepidus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 28.9 TL 3.3 native
Squalius orientalis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24.2 TL 3.3 native
Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi Kosswig’s loach Nemacheilidae benthopelagic 6.5 TL 2.8 native
Turcinoemacheilus minimus Ceyhan loach Nemacheilidae demersal 4.6 TL 2.9 native
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