Species in Senegal
     n= 154 (Complete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Alestes baremoze Silversides Alestidae benthopelagic 43.0 TL 3.0 native
Alestes dentex Characin Alestidae pelagic 55.0 TL 2.9 native
Amphilius platychir Mountain barbel Amphiliidae demersal 11.2 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius rheophilus Amphiliidae demersal 14.9 TL 3.0 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Arius latiscutatus Rough-head sea catfish Ariidae demersal 85.0 TL 3.3 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
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.8 native
Brycinus leuciscus Alestidae pelagic 14.6 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
Carlarius parkii Guinean sea catfish Ariidae demersal 75.0 TL 4.1 native
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 6.9 TL 3.2 misidentification
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 6.9 TL 3.2 native
Chiloglanis waterloti Mochokidae demersal 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
Citharinus citharus Moon fish Citharinidae demersal 70.8 TL 2.0 native
Citharinus latus Citharinidae demersal 102.5 TL 2.2 native
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 laeviceps Catfish Clariidae demersal 31.7 TL 3.4 native
Clarotes laticeps Widehead catfish Claroteidae demersal 97.6 TL 3.1 native
Coptodon dageti Cichlidae demersal 40.0 TL 2.4 native
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Coptodon louka Cichlidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.0 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
Cynoglossus senegalensis Senegalese tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 66.0 TL 3.6 native
Cynoglossus senegalensis Senegalese tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 66.0 TL 3.6 native
Distichodus brevipinnis Distichodontidae demersal 72.0 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus engycephalus Perch Distichodontidae demersal 48.8 TL 2.0 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 ablabes Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.7 TL 2.5 native
Enteromius callipterus Clipper barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius dialonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius ditinensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.4 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius foutensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.0 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 niokoloensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius perince Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius pobeguini Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius punctitaeniatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius raimbaulti Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius salessei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius sublineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 2.7 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.1 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
Garra waterloti Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 2.4 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 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 occidentalis Hepsetidae benthopelagic 42.7 TL 3.0 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 53.9 TL 4.1 misidentification
Heterobranchus bidorsalis African catfish Clariidae demersal 150.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterobranchus isopterus Clariidae demersal 90.0 TL 3.6 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterotis niloticus African bonytongue Arapaimidae pelagic 122.0 TL 2.7 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
Ilisha africana West African ilisha Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 36.6 TL 3.6 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 5.7 TL 3.4 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 5.7 TL 3.4 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 native
Labeo coubie African carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 91.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeo roseopunctatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24.8 TL 2.3 native
Labeo senegalensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 65.0 TL 2.1 native
Labeobarbus petitjeani Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19.5 TL 3.2 native
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
Marcusenius mento Mormyridae demersal 31.7 TL 2.5 native
Marcusenius senegalensis Mormyridae demersal 39.2 TL 3.2 native
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 11.0 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes elongatus Elongated Turkana robber Alestidae pelagic 6.0 TL 3.3 native
Micropanchax pfaffi Pfaff's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.3 TL 2.9 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
Nannocharax ansorgii Distichodontidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.1 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
Nothobranchius thierryi Togo Killifish Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.1 native
Odaxothrissa ansorgii Ansorge fangtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 15.9 TL 3.1 native
Oreochromis aureus Blue tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 45.7 TL 2.1 native
Oreochromis mossambicus Mozambique tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 47.6 TL 2.2 questionable
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 native
Papyrocranus afer Reticulate knifefish Notopteridae demersal 80.0 TL 3.6 native
Parachanna obscura African obscure snakehead Channidae demersal 61.0 TL 3.4 native
Paradistichodus dimidiatus Distichodontidae demersal 7.6 TL 3.0 native
Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid Schilbeidae demersal 14.6 TL 3.5 native
Paramphilius trichomycteroides Amphiliidae demersal 6.5 TL 3.0 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 misidentification
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 soudanensis Mormyridae demersal 10.8 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 native
Polypterus bichir Nile bichir Polypteridae demersal 74.0 TL 4.5 native
Polypterus senegalus Gray bichir Polypteridae demersal 85.4 TL 3.5 native
Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Haemulidae demersal 60.0 TL 3.3 native
Porogobius schlegelii Gobiidae demersal 14.9 TL 2.9 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
Rhexipanchax lamberti Lambert's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.5 TL 2.9 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 mystus African butter catfish Schilbeidae demersal 42.7 TL 3.5 native
Scriptaphyosemion banforense Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 4.9 TL 3.2 misidentification
Sierrathrissa leonensis West African pygmy herring Clupeidae pelagic 3.7 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis batensoda Upsidedown catfish Mochokidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis clarias Mandi Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis filamentosus Mochokidae benthopelagic 31.7 TL 2.8 questionable
Synodontis membranaceus Mochokidae benthopelagic 56.1 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis nigrita Mochokidae benthopelagic 33.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis ocellifer Mochokidae benthopelagic 49.0 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis schall Wahrindi Mochokidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis sorex Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis tourei Mochokidae benthopelagic 10.4 TL 2.9 endemic
Synodontis violaceus Mochokidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Tetraodon lineatus Globe fish Tetraodontidae demersal 43.0 TL 3.6 native
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