Species in Itimbiri River
     n= 254 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Alestes liebrechtsii Alestidae pelagic 40.0 TL 2.9 native
Alestes macrophthalmus Torpedo robber Alestidae pelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 native
Alestopetersius caudalis Yellowtail tetra Alestidae pelagic 6.2 TL 3.1 native
Alestopetersius compressus Alestidae pelagic 9.5 TL 3.1 native
Alestopetersius hilgendorfi Alestidae pelagic 10.0 TL 3.1 misidentification
Amphilius brevis Amphiliidae demersal 8.4 TL 3.0 native
Aphyosemion elegans Elegant killi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Atopochilus christyi Mochokidae demersal 11.6 TL 3.0 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 2.9 native
Bagrus ubangensis Bagridae demersal 31.5 TL 4.2 native
Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus African moon tetra Alestidae pelagic 8.0 TL 3.1 native
Belonoglanis tenuis Amphiliidae demersal 17.2 TL 3.1 native
Belonophago hutsebouti Distichodontidae pelagic 9.3 TL 3.0 native
Brachypetersius altus Alestidae pelagic 6.5 TL 3.1 native
Brycinus bimaculatus Alestidae pelagic 14.0 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus grandisquamis Pinkfin Alestes Alestidae pelagic 31.7 TL 3.3 native
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Alestidae demersal 19.8 TL 3.3 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Alestidae pelagic 64.7 TL 2.8 native
Brycinus poptae Alestidae pelagic 19.5 TL 3.2 native
Bryconaethiops boulengeri Alestidae pelagic 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Bryconaethiops macrops Alestidae pelagic 14.6 TL 3.2 native
Bryconaethiops microstoma Alestidae pelagic 21.0 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus numenius Mormyridae demersal 65.0 TL 3.3 native
Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus Mormyridae demersal 22.0 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus tamandua Wormjawed mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 52.5 TL 3.2 native
Channallabes apus Eel catfish Clariidae demersal 32.7 TL 3.5 native
Channallabes apus Eel catfish Clariidae demersal 41.6 TL 3.5 native
Chelaethiops congicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.2 native
Chelaethiops elongatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.2 TL 3.1 native
Chrysichthys cranchii Kokuni Claroteidae demersal 150.0 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys habereri Claroteidae demersal 35.4 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys longibarbis Claroteidae demersal 30.5 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys longipinnis Aluminum catfish Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 3.1 native
Chrysichthys ornatus Ornate bagrid Claroteidae demersal 30.7 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys punctatus Claroteidae demersal 18.9 TL 3.2 native
Citharinus gibbosus Citharinidae pelagic 61.0 TL 2.2 native
Citharinus macrolepis Citharinidae pelagic 75.0 TL 2.1 native
Clariallabes simeonsi Clariidae demersal 7.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Clariallabes uelensis Clariidae demersal 9.8 TL 3.4 native
Clariallabes variabilis Clariidae demersal 15.8 TL 3.6 native
Clarias angolensis Angolian walking catfish Clariidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias buthupogon Clariidae demersal 30.1 TL 3.3 native
Clarias camerunensis Clariidae demersal 46.6 TL 3.5 native
Clarias dumerilii Clariidae demersal 30.5 TL 3.4 native
Clarias gabonensis Clariidae demersal 36.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias hilli Clariidae demersal 19.6 TL 3.4 native
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Clariidae demersal 32.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias pachynema Clariidae demersal 35.6 TL 3.5 native
Clarias platycephalus Clariidae demersal 37.6 TL 4.2 native
Clypeobarbus congicus Congo barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.5 TL 2.9 native
Clypeobarbus pleuropholis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Congochromis dimidiatus Cichlidae demersal 6.2 TL 3.2 native
Congochromis squamiceps Cichlidae demersal 6.5 TL 3.2 native
Congoglanis alula Amphiliidae demersal 17.2 TL 3.1 native
Congolapia crassa Cichlidae pelagic 17.9 TL 3.3 native
Coptodon congica Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 2.5 native
Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 48.8 TL 2.5 native
Ctenopoma acutirostre Spotted ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Tailspot ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 22.3 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma nigropannosum Twospot climbing perch Anabantidae benthopelagic 17.0 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma nigropannosum Twospot climbing perch Anabantidae benthopelagic 17.0 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma ocellatum Eyespot ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 16.8 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma weeksii Mottled ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.1 native
Distichodus affinis Silver distichodus Distichodontidae pelagic 20.0 TL 2.4 native
Distichodus antonii Distichodontidae pelagic 55.0 TL 2.1 native
Distichodus atroventralis Distichodontidae pelagic 29.0 TL 2.3 native
Distichodus decemmaculatus Distichodontidae pelagic 7.5 TL 2.7 native
Distichodus fasciolatus Sharktail distichodus Distichodontidae pelagic 60.0 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus lusosso Longsnout distichodus Distichodontidae pelagic 38.0 TL 2.2 native
Distichodus noboli Distichodontidae pelagic 19.0 TL 2.4 native
Distichodus notospilus Distichodontidae pelagic 19.5 TL 2.4 questionable
Distichodus sexfasciatus Sixbar distichodus Distichodontidae pelagic 92.7 TL 2.8 native
Enteromius atromaculatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.8 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius brazzai Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius candens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius holotaenia Spotscale barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.6 TL 2.8 native
Enteromius humeralis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius jae Jae barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.8 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius miolepis Zigzag barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15.3 TL 2.9 native
Enteromius tetrastigma Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.8 TL 3.0 questionable
Epiplatys chevalieri Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys multifasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Euchilichthys royauxi Mochokidae demersal 22.0 TL 3.0 native
Eugnathichthys eetveldii Distichodontidae pelagic 29.0 TL 2.9 native
Eugnathichthys macroterolepis Distichodontidae pelagic 14.5 TL 4.2 native
Eugnathichthys virgatus Distichodontidae benthopelagic 12.9 TL 3.0 native
Genyomyrus donnyi Mormyridae demersal 45.0 TL 3.2 native
Gnathonemus echidnorhynchus Mormyridae demersal 13.4 TL 3.1 native
Gnathonemus petersii Elephantnose fish Mormyridae demersal 42.7 TL 3.1 native
Hemichromis elongatus Banded jewel cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.8 TL 3.7 native
Hemichromis lifalili Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.3 native
Hepsetus microlepis Hepsetidae benthopelagic 32.6 TL 3.0 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 53.9 TL 4.1 misidentification
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterochromis multidens Cichlidae benthopelagic 29.5 TL 2.8 native
Hippopotamyrus psittacus Mormyridae demersal 30.0 TL 3.2 native
Hippopotamyrus weeksii Mormyridae demersal 14.0 TL 3.2 native
Hydrocynus vittatus Tiger fish Alestidae demersal 116.6 TL 3.7 native
Hylopanchax silvestris Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.9 TL 3.0 native
Hypsopanchax platysternus Zaire lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 2.9 native
Ichthyborus ornatus Distichodontidae pelagic 18.0 TL 3.0 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 annectens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 21.4 TL 2.4 native
Labeo chariensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 27.0 TL 2.3 native
Labeo cyclopinnis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.2 TL 2.5 native
Labeo lineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 78.0 TL 2.0 native
Labeo longipinnis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 31.7 TL 2.3 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeo weeksii Sicklefin labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29.0 TL 2.3 questionable
Labeobarbus caudovittatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 80.0 TL 3.3 native
Lamprologus mocquardi Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.9 native
Leptocypris weeksii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.1 native
Malapterurus electricus Electric catfish Malapteruridae benthopelagic 148.8 TL 2.9 misidentification
Malapterurus melanochir Malapteruridae demersal 119.6 TL 3.6 native
Malapterurus microstoma Smallmouth electric catfish Malapteruridae benthopelagic 67.7 TL 3.5 native
Malapterurus monsembeensis Malapteruridae benthopelagic 70.8 TL 3.5 native
Marcusenius greshoffii Mormyridae demersal 10.8 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius intermedius Mormyridae demersal 16.6 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius kutuensis Mormyridae demersal 23.8 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius leopoldianus Mormyridae demersal 27.0 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius monteiri Monteiri's bulldog Mormyridae demersal 45.0 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius moorii Mormyridae demersal 26.1 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius stanleyanus Mormyridae demersal 21.0 TL 3.1 native
Mastacembelus congicus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 53.1 TL 3.3 native
Mastacembelus niger Mastacembelidae demersal 45.8 TL 3.3 native
Mesoborus crocodilus Distichodontidae pelagic 30.5 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 11.0 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes humilis Alestidae pelagic 10.6 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes lualabae Alestidae pelagic 9.2 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes stormsi Alestidae pelagic 12.2 TL 3.2 native
Microctenopoma congicum Congo ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 7.6 TL 3.2 native
Microctenopoma lineatum Anabantidae benthopelagic 6.8 TL 3.2 native
Microctenopoma nanum Dwarf ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Microctenopoma nanum Dwarf ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 8.0 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
Microstomatichthyoborus bashforddeani Distichodontidae pelagic 7.5 TL 3.0 native
Microsynodontis christyi Mochokidae demersal 5.8 TL 3.0 native
Microsynodontis christyi Mochokidae demersal 6.2 TL 3.0 native
Microthrissa congica Bigscale pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 7.3 TL 3.1 native
Monostichodus mesmaekersi Distichodontidae pelagic 5.9 TL 3.1 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrops attenuatus Mormyridae demersal 22.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops boulengeri Mormyridae demersal 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops furcidens Mormyridae demersal 31.5 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops intermedius Mormyridae demersal 18.2 TL 3.2 endemic
Mormyrops masuianus Mormyridae demersal 41.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops nigricans Mormyridae demersal 34.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops sirenoides Mormyridae demersal 63.0 TL 3.3 native
Mormyrops zanclirostris Mormyridae demersal 27.0 TL 3.2 native
Myomyrus macrodon Mormyridae demersal 24.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Myomyrus macrops Mormyridae demersal 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax brevis Distichodontidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax elongatus Distichodontidae pelagic 8.2 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax macropterus Broad-barred citharine Distichodontidae pelagic 7.3 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax procatopus Distichodontidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.5 native
Nannocharax schoutedeni Distichodontidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax taenia Distichodontidae pelagic 7.0 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax uniocellatus Distichodontidae pelagic 3.4 TL 3.1 native
Neolebias philippei Distichodontidae pelagic 3.5 TL 3.3 native
Neolebias trilineatus Threeline tetra Distichodontidae pelagic 4.0 TL 3.4 native
Notoglanidium macrostoma Flatnose catfish Claroteidae demersal 24.0 TL 3.8 native
Notoglanidium macrostoma Flatnose catfish Claroteidae demersal 34.3 TL 3.8 native
Opsaridium ubangiense Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.2 native
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 introduced
Pantodon buchholzi Freshwater butterflyfish Pantodontidae pelagic 11.9 TL 3.6 native
Papyrocranus congoensis Notopteridae demersal 26.1 TL 3.4 native
Parachanna insignis Channidae benthopelagic 41.0 TL 3.9 native
Parachanna insignis Channidae benthopelagic 41.0 TL 3.9 native
Parachanna obscura African obscure snakehead Channidae demersal 61.0 TL 3.4 native
Paradoxoglanis cryptus Malapteruridae demersal 14.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Paradoxoglanis parvus Malapteruridae demersal 20.6 TL 3.3 native
Parailia congica Schilbeidae demersal 10.0 TL 3.2 native
Parakneria cameronensis Kneriidae benthopelagic 11.2 TL 2.0 native
Parauchenoglanis balayi Claroteidae demersal 39.0 TL 3.7 native
Parauchenoglanis balayi Claroteidae demersal 38.7 TL 3.7 native
Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Claroteidae demersal 18.4 TL 3.7 native
Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Claroteidae demersal 24.5 TL 3.7 native
Parauchenoglanis punctatus Claroteidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.8 native
Parauchenoglanis punctatus Claroteidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.8 native
Pareutropius debauwi African glass catfish Schilbeidae demersal 12.7 TL 3.3 native
Pareutropius debauwi African glass catfish Schilbeidae demersal 15.4 TL 3.3 native
Pelmatochromis nigrofasciatus Cichlidae demersal 14.1 TL 3.4 native
Pelmatochromis ocellifer Cichlidae demersal 13.0 TL 3.3 native
Petrocephalus binotatus Mormyridae demersal 12.2 TL 3.2 endemic
Petrocephalus christyi Mormyridae demersal 7.7 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus grandoculis Mormyridae demersal 9.5 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus microphthalmus Mormyridae demersal 5.2 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus sauvagii Mormyridae demersal 17.5 TL 3.3 native
Petrocephalus schoutedeni Mormyridae demersal 5.6 TL 3.1 native
Petrocephalus simus Mormyridae demersal 12.0 TL 3.2 native
Phago boulengeri Distichodontidae pelagic 17.0 TL 3.0 native
Phago intermedius Distichodontidae pelagic 16.0 TL 3.0 native
Phenacogrammus aurantiacus Alestidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.1 native
Phenacogrammus interruptus Congo tetra Alestidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.0 native
Phractura longicauda Amphiliidae demersal 7.7 TL 3.0 questionable
Phractura longicauda Amphiliidae demersal 12.2 TL 3.1 questionable
Phractura tenuicauda Amphiliidae demersal 9.5 TL 3.1 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 native
Pollimyrus nigripinnis Mormyridae demersal 11.0 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus plagiostoma Mormyridae demersal 17.0 TL 3.3 native
Pollimyrus pulverulentus Mormyridae demersal 10.0 TL 3.2 native
Polypterus delhezi Barred bichir Polypteridae demersal 44.0 TL 3.2 native
Polypterus ornatipinnis Ornate bichir Polypteridae demersal 60.0 TL 3.7 native
Polypterus polli Poll's bichir Polypteridae demersal 39.2 TL 3.2 native
Polypterus retropinnis West African bichir Polypteridae demersal 41.5 TL 2.6 native
Polypterus weeksii Mottled bichir Polypteridae demersal 54.0 TL 3.3 native
Potamothrissa acutirostris Sharpnosed sawtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 8.5 TL 3.1 native
Potamothrissa obtusirostris Bluntnosed sawtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 7.3 TL 3.2 native
Protopterus dolloi Slender lungfish Protopteridae demersal 130.0 TL 3.2 native
Raiamas christyi Coppernose barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17.7 TL 3.2 native
Raiamas salmolucius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 3.2 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 grenfelli Schilbeidae demersal 61.0 TL 3.5 native
Schilbe grenfelli Schilbeidae demersal 61.8 TL 3.5 native
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 61.0 TL 3.6 native
Schilbe laticeps Schilbeidae demersal 32.1 TL 3.4 native
Schilbe laticeps Schilbeidae demersal 23.0 TL 3.3 native
Schilbe marmoratus Shoulderspot catfish Schilbeidae demersal 26.5 TL 3.3 native
Schilbe yangambianus Yangambi butterbarbel Schilbeidae demersal 25.0 TL 2.9 native
Stomatorhinus ater Mormyridae demersal 11.2 TL 3.1 questionable
Stomatorhinus corneti Mormyridae demersal 10.0 TL 3.1 native
Stomatorhinus fuliginosus Mormyridae demersal 5.0 TL 3.1 native
Stomatorhinus humilior Mormyridae demersal 8.0 TL 3.1 native
Stomatorhinus kununguensis Mormyridae demersal 8.6 TL 3.1 native
Stomatorhinus microps Mormyridae demersal 9.0 TL 3.1 questionable
Stomatorhinus patrizii Mormyridae demersal 6.0 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis acanthomias Mochokidae benthopelagic 59.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis alberti Bigeye squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 20.3 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis angelicus Angel squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 55.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis centralis Mochokidae benthopelagic 13.5 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis congicus Mochokidae benthopelagic 20.2 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis contractus Bugeye squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 9.7 TL 2.0 native
Synodontis decorus Clown squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 31.8 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis flavitaeniatus Orangestriped squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 19.5 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis greshoffi Mochokidae benthopelagic 26.6 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis nigriventris Blotched upsidedown catfish Mochokidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis notatus Onespot squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 26.5 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis nummifer Mochokidae demersal 20.5 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis pleurops Congo squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 32.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis schoutedeni Mochokidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 2.9 native
Tetraodon mbu Fresh water puffer fish Tetraodontidae demersal 67.0 TL 3.6 native
Tetraodon miurus Tetraodontidae demersal 18.3 TL 3.4 native
Trachyglanis ineac Amphiliidae demersal 10.1 TL 3.1 native
Tylochromis labrodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 27.6 TL 2.6 native
Tylochromis lateralis Cichlidae benthopelagic 26.0 TL 3.1 native
Tylochromis robertsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 25.7 TL 2.4 native
Tylochromis variabilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 25.1 TL 2.6 native
Xenocharax crassus Distichodontidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 3.0 native
Xenocharax spilurus Distichodontidae pelagic 26.0 TL 2.9 misidentification
Xenomystus nigri African knifefish Notopteridae demersal 36.6 TL 3.3 native
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