Species in Mweru
     n= 178 (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
Amphilius cryptobullatus Amphiliidae demersal 16.4 TL 3.0 endemic
Amphilius frieli Amphiliidae demersal 16.5 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius platychir Mountain barbel Amphiliidae demersal 11.2 TL 3.0 misidentification
Amphilius uranoscopus Stargazer mountain catfish Amphiliidae demersal 19.5 TL 2.9 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 2.9 native
Brycinus grandisquamis Pinkfin Alestes Alestidae pelagic 31.7 TL 3.3 native
Brycinus humilis Alestidae pelagic 7.0 TL 3.1 questionable
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Alestidae demersal 19.8 TL 3.3 native
Brycinus kingsleyae Alestidae pelagic 20.2 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus lateralis Stripped robber Alestidae pelagic 17.1 TL 3.5 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Alestidae pelagic 64.7 TL 2.8 native
Brycinus peringueyi Alestidae pelagic 13.3 TL 3.2 native
Bryconaethiops boulengeri Alestidae pelagic 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus bredoi Mormyridae demersal 37.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Campylomormyrus luapulaensis Mormyridae demersal 22.0 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus orycteropus Mormyridae demersal 32.0 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus tamandua Wormjawed mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 52.5 TL 3.2 native
Chelaethiops congicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.2 native
Chetia mola Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.2 TL 3.8 endemic
Chiloglanis elisabethianus Mochokidae benthopelagic 5.2 TL 3.1 native
Chiloglanis macropterus Mochokidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 3.2 endemic
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Mochokidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 2.8 questionable
Chrysichthys mabusi Claroteidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys sharpii Shovelnose catfish Claroteidae demersal 37.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias buthupogon Clariidae demersal 30.1 TL 3.3 native
Clarias dumerilii Clariidae demersal 30.5 TL 3.4 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 native
Clarias ngamensis Blunt-toothed African catfish Clariidae demersal 73.0 TL 4.3 native
Clarias stappersii Blotched catfish Clariidae demersal 50.0 TL 4.5 native
Clarias theodorae Snake catfish Clariidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.5 native
Clypeobarbus pseudognathodon Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 2.9 native
Congoglanis alula Amphiliidae demersal 17.2 TL 3.1 misidentification
Congoglanis sagitta Amphiliidae demersal 16.6 TL 3.1 native
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 45.0 TL 2.3 native
Coptostomabarbus bellcrossi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.3 TL 3.0 native
Ctenopoma multispine Manyspined ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.8 native
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Mormyridae demersal 37.8 TL 3.2 native
Distichodus antonii Distichodontidae pelagic 55.0 TL 2.1 questionable
Distichodus maculatus Spotted citharinid Distichodontidae pelagic 31.0 TL 2.3 native
Engraulicypris brevianalis River sardine Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.1 TL 3.2 native
Engraulicypris moeruensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.7 TL 3.1 native
Enteromius afrovernayi Spottail barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.7 TL 3.5 native
Enteromius atromaculatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.8 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius barotseensis Barbus barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius bifrenatus Hyphen barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 2.6 native
Enteromius brachygramma Linespotted ufipa barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.2 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius brevidorsalis Dwarf barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius eutaenia Orangefin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 3.2 native
Enteromius fasciolatus African banded barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.3 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius haasianus Sickle barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius holotaenia Spotscale barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.6 TL 2.8 native
Enteromius kerstenii Redspot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius kessleri Gillbar barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius lineomaculatus Line-spotted barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10.5 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius lornae Cyprinidae pelagic 6.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius lukindae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.5 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius multilineatus Copperstripe barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.5 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 trimaculatus Threespot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 3.2 native
Enteromius unitaeniatus Slender barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 3.3 native
Euchilichthys royauxi Mochokidae demersal 22.0 TL 3.0 native
Gnathonemus petersii Elephantnose fish Mormyridae demersal 42.7 TL 3.1 native
Hepsetus cuvieri Hepsetidae demersal 45.1 TL 3.0 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 53.9 TL 4.1 misidentification
Heterobranchus boulengeri Clariidae demersal 64.0 TL 3.6 endemic
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki Mormyridae demersal 8.6 TL 3.1 endemic
Hydrocynus vittatus Tiger fish Alestidae demersal 116.6 TL 3.7 native
Kneria auriculata Airbreathing shellear Kneriidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 2.1 native
Kneria paucisquamata Kneriidae benthopelagic 5.9 TL 2.3 endemic
Kneria polli Western shellear Kneriidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 2.0 native
Kneria stappersii Kneriidae benthopelagic 5.9 TL 2.3 endemic
Kneria wittei Kneriidae benthopelagic 10.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo altivelis Rednose labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49.0 TL 2.0 native
Labeo annectens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 21.4 TL 2.4 native
Labeo chariensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 27.0 TL 2.3 native
Labeo congoro Purple labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 50.6 TL 2.2 native
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo polli Cyprinidae benthopelagic 22.5 TL 2.4 native
Labeo simpsoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26.8 TL 2.3 native
Labeo weeksii Sicklefin labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29.0 TL 2.3 native
Labeobarbus caudovittatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 80.0 TL 3.3 native
Labeobarbus stappersii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 72.5 TL 3.3 native
Labeobarbus trachypterus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 29.2 TL 3.2 native
Lacustricola katangae Striped topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.5 TL 3.3 native
Lacustricola moeruensis Moero lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Limnothrissa miodon Lake Tanganyika sardine Clupeidae pelagic 20.7 TL 3.1 questionable
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 32.0 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius monteiri Monteiri's bulldog Mormyridae demersal 45.0 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 frenatus Longtail spiny eel Mastacembelidae demersal 48.8 TL 3.9 native
Mesobola brevianalis River sardine Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.1 TL 3.2 native
Mesobola moeruensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.7 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 11.0 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes humilis Alestidae pelagic 10.6 TL 3.1 native
Micralestes sardina Alestidae pelagic 11.6 TL 3.2 native
Microctenopoma intermedium Anabantidae benthopelagic 6.2 TL 3.2 native
Micropanchax fuelleborni Lake Rukwa lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 2.9 native
Micropanchax hutereaui Meshscaled topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 2.9 native
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 3.2 native
Microthrissa moeruensis Lake Mweru sprat Clupeidae pelagic 4.3 TL 3.0 endemic
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrus caballus Mormyridae demersal 50.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus longirostris Eastern bottlenose mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 91.5 TL 3.3 native
Mormyrus ovis Mormyridae demersal 29.0 TL 3.1 questionable
Myomyrus macrodon Mormyridae demersal 24.0 TL 3.2 native
Myomyrus macrops Mormyridae demersal 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax dageti Distichodontidae benthopelagic 5.4 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax luapulae Distichodontidae pelagic 4.4 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax minutus Distichodontidae pelagic 3.3 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax multifasciatus Multibar citharine Distichodontidae pelagic 6.0 TL 2.8 native
Nothobranchius chochamandai Nothobranchiidae pelagic 4.3 TL 3.1 endemic
Nothobranchius malaissei Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius milvertzi Nothobranchiidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius oestergaardi Nothobranchiidae demersal 3.9 TL 3.1 endemic
Nothobranchius rosenstocki Nothobranchiidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.2 native
Nothobranchius sainthousei Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.0 TL endemic
Nothobranchius symoensi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Opsaridium ubangiense Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.2 native
Opsaridium zambezense Barred minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.6 TL 3.4 native
Oreochromis andersonii Three spotted tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 61.0 TL 2.0 introduced
Oreochromis macrochir Longfin tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 43.0 TL 2.1 questionable
Oreochromis macrochir Longfin tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 43.0 TL 2.2 native
Oreochromis mortimeri Kariba tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 48.0 TL 2.2 introduced
Oreochromis mweruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 29.0 TL 2.3 native
Oreochromis mweruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 29.0 TL 2.2 native
Orthochromis kalungwishiensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.1 TL 2.0 endemic
Orthochromis luongoensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 2.1 endemic
Orthochromis polyacanthus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.8 TL 2.0 endemic
Orthochromis stormsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.2 TL 2.0 native
Parakneria malaissei Kneriidae benthopelagic 9.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Pareutropius mandevillei Schilbeidae demersal 5.8 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill Mormyridae demersal 16.6 TL 3.4 questionable
Petrocephalus frieli Mormyridae demersal 11.1 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus longianalis Mormyridae demersal 14.5 TL 3.3 native
Petrocephalus simus Mormyridae demersal 12.0 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus squalostoma Mormyridae demersal 14.9 TL 3.3 native
Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Mormyridae demersal 8.5 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 native
Pollimyrus stappersii Mormyridae demersal 7.4 TL 3.2 native
Potamothrissa acutirostris Sharpnosed sawtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 8.5 TL 3.1 questionable
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
Pseudocrenilabrus philander Southern mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.0 TL 3.7 native
Pseudocrenilabrus pyrrhocaudalis Fire-tailed Pseudocrenilabrus Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Raiamas intermedius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.0 TL 3.2 native
Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis Slender robber Alestidae pelagic 7.0 TL 3.1 native
Sargochromis mellandi Snaileater Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.4 native
Schilbe banguelensis Golden barbel Schilbeidae demersal 59.0 TL 3.5 native
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 61.0 TL 3.6 native
Serranochromis angusticeps Thinface cichlid Cichlidae demersal 50.0 TL 4.5 native
Serranochromis jallae Nembwe Cichlidae demersal 48.3 TL 4.1 native
Serranochromis macrocephalus Purpleface largemouth Cichlidae demersal 42.7 TL 4.2 native
Serranochromis stappersi Cichlidae benthopelagic 31.1 TL 3.9 endemic
Serranochromis thumbergi Brownspot largemouth Cichlidae demersal 33.0 TL 3.7 native
Steatocranus bleheri Cichlidae demersal 8.3 TL 3.3 endemic
Synodontis katangae Mochokidae benthopelagic 24.0 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis nigromaculatus Blackspotted squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 38.5 TL 3.3 native
Synodontis ornatipinnis Mochokidae benthopelagic 40.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis polystigma Mochokidae benthopelagic 24.5 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis rukwaensis Lake Rukwa squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 29.0 TL 2.9 questionable
Synodontis unicolor Mochokidae benthopelagic 24.1 TL 2.9 endemic
Synodontis zambezensis Plain squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 52.5 TL 2.7 questionable
Thoracochromis moeruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Thoracochromis stigmatogenys Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.5 TL 3.3 native
Tilapia baloni Cichlidae demersal 17.5 TL 2.3 endemic
Tilapia ruweti Okavango tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.4 TL 2.4 native
Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.5 TL 2.7 native
Tylochromis bangwelensis Hump-back bream Cichlidae benthopelagic 27.5 TL 3.2 native
Tylochromis mylodon Mweru hump-backed bream Cichlidae benthopelagic 26.8 TL 3.3 native
Tylochromis regani Cichlidae benthopelagic 27.5 TL 2.6 native
Zaireichthys brevis Amphiliidae demersal 3.4 TL 3.0 native
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 4.6 TL 3.4 questionable
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