Species in Ruki River Region
     n= 257 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Alestes liebrechtsii Alestidae pelagic 40.0 TL 2.9 native
Alestopetersius bifasciatus Alestidae pelagic 6.9 TL 3.1 native
Alestopetersius brichardi Alestidae pelagic 9.6 TL 3.1 native
Alestopetersius caudalis Yellowtail tetra Alestidae pelagic 6.2 TL 3.1 native
Alestopetersius hilgendorfi Alestidae pelagic 10.0 TL 3.1 native
Amphilius brevis Amphiliidae demersal 8.4 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius maesii Amphiliidae demersal 8.8 TL 3.0 native
Aphyosemion castaneum Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 4.2 TL 3.1 questionable
Aphyosemion christyi Christy's Lyretail Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Aphyosemion elegans Elegant killi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Aphyosemion pseudoelegans Nothobranchiidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.2 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 2.9 native
Bathyaethiops flammeus Red-back moon tetra Alestidae benthopelagic 5.1 TL 3.1 native
Bathyaethiops greeni Green's moon tetra Alestidae pelagic 6.0 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
Brachypetersius huloti Alestidae pelagic 7.0 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 humilis Alestidae pelagic 7.0 TL 3.1 misidentification
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 microstoma Alestidae pelagic 21.0 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus curvirostris Mormyridae demersal 40.5 TL 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus elephas Mormyridae demersal 40.0 TL 3.2 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 elongatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.2 TL 3.1 native
Chrysichthys cranchii Kokuni Claroteidae demersal 150.0 TL 3.4 native
Chrysichthys delhezi Claroteidae demersal 28.3 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys habereri Claroteidae demersal 35.4 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys okae Claroteidae demersal 9.8 TL 3.2 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 brevibarbis Clariidae demersal 29.0 TL 3.7 questionable
Clariallabes centralis Clariidae demersal 20.5 TL 3.6 endemic
Clariallabes melas Clariidae demersal 26.0 TL 3.7 native
Clariallabes teugelsi Clariidae demersal 17.0 TL 3.6 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 gabonensis Clariidae demersal 36.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias pachynema Clariidae demersal 35.6 TL 3.5 native
Clarias platycephalus Clariidae demersal 37.6 TL 4.2 native
Clarias theodorae Snake catfish Clariidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.5 native
Clupeocharax schoutedeni Alestidae pelagic 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Clypeobarbus bomokandi Cyprinidae pelagic 5.4 TL 2.9 native
Clypeobarbus matthesi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.6 TL 2.9 native
Congocharax olbrechtsi Distichodontidae pelagic 3.7 TL 3.0 native
Congochromis dimidiatus Cichlidae demersal 6.2 TL 3.2 native
Congochromis squamiceps Cichlidae demersal 6.5 TL 3.2 native
Congolapia bilineata Cichlidae demersal 21.4 TL 3.3 native
Congolapia crassa Cichlidae pelagic 17.9 TL 3.3 native
Coptodon congica Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 2.5 native
Coptodon tholloni Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.0 TL 2.5 native
Ctenopoma acutirostre Spotted ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma gabonense Anabantidae demersal 20.1 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 pellegrini Anabantidae benthopelagic 11.2 TL 3.1 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 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 maculatus Spotted citharinid Distichodontidae pelagic 31.0 TL 2.3 native
Distichodus noboli Distichodontidae pelagic 19.0 TL 2.4 native
Distichodus sexfasciatus Sixbar distichodus Distichodontidae pelagic 92.7 TL 2.8 native
Dolichallabes microphthalmus Clariidae demersal 25.0 TL 3.4 native
Enteromius brazzai Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.4 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius deguidei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.5 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius hulstaerti Butterfly barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius humeralis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius miolepis Zigzag barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15.3 TL 2.9 native
Epiplatys chevalieri Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys multifasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 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
Fenerbahce formosus Starhead killi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.1 misidentification
Genyomyrus donnyi Mormyridae demersal 45.0 TL 3.2 native
Gephyroglanis congicus Claroteidae demersal 52.5 TL 3.6 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 goliath Giant tigerfish Alestidae pelagic 147.6 TL 3.8 native
Hydrocynus vittatus Tiger fish Alestidae demersal 116.6 TL 3.7 native
Hylopanchax moke Poeciliidae pelagic 2.6 TL 3.0 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 nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 native
Kribia uellensis Eleotridae demersal 3.5 TL 3.2 native
Labeo coubie African carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 91.5 TL 2.0 questionable
Labeo cyclopinnis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.2 TL 2.5 native
Labeo cyclorhynchus Harlequin sharkminnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 16.0 TL 2.5 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeobarbus cardozoi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 53.0 TL 3.2 questionable
Lamprologus mocquardi Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.9 native
Malapterurus electricus Electric catfish Malapteruridae benthopelagic 148.8 TL 2.9 misidentification
Malapterurus melanochir Malapteruridae demersal 119.6 TL 3.6 native
Malapterurus monsembeensis Malapteruridae benthopelagic 70.8 TL 3.5 native
Marcusenius friteli Mormyridae demersal 13.5 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius fuscus Mormyridae demersal 24.3 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius ghesquierei Mormyridae demersal 13.3 TL 3.1 endemic
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 moorii Mormyridae demersal 26.1 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius schilthuisiae Mormyridae demersal 18.1 TL 3.1 native
Mastacembelus niger Mastacembelidae demersal 45.8 TL 3.3 native
Mesoborus crocodilus Distichodontidae pelagic 30.5 TL 2.9 native
Micralestes congicus Alestidae pelagic 7.8 TL 3.1 endemic
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 ansorgii Ornate ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Microctenopoma ansorgii Ornate ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Microctenopoma fasciolatum Banded ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.3 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
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 lootensi Distichodontidae pelagic 5.6 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 nigricans Mormyridae demersal 34.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops zanclirostris Mormyridae demersal 27.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus caballus Mormyridae demersal 50.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Myomyrus macrops Mormyridae demersal 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax elongatus Distichodontidae pelagic 8.2 TL 3.2 native
Nannocharax hastatus Distichodontidae pelagic 3.9 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax ocellicauda Distichodontidae pelagic 4.3 TL 3.1 misidentification
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
Nannothrissa parva Lake Tumba dwarf sprat Clupeidae pelagic 5.1 TL 2.7 native
Neolebias gracilis Distichodontidae pelagic 4.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Neolebias philippei Distichodontidae pelagic 3.5 TL 3.3 native
Neolebias trewavasae Distichodontidae pelagic 5.0 TL 2.8 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
Odaxothrissa losera Losera fangtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 15.9 TL 3.1 native
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 caudivittatus Malapteruridae demersal 15.3 TL 3.3 native
Paradoxoglanis parvus Malapteruridae demersal 20.6 TL 3.3 native
Parailia congica Schilbeidae demersal 10.0 TL 3.2 native
Parauchenoglanis balayi Claroteidae demersal 38.7 TL 3.7 native
Parauchenoglanis balayi Claroteidae demersal 39.0 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 15.4 TL 3.3 native
Pareutropius debauwi African glass catfish Schilbeidae demersal 12.7 TL 3.3 native
Pareutropius mandevillei Schilbeidae demersal 5.8 TL 3.2 native
Pelmatochromis nigrofasciatus Cichlidae demersal 14.1 TL 3.4 native
Petrocephalus balayi Mormyridae demersal 11.0 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus binotatus Mormyridae demersal 12.2 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus christyi Mormyridae demersal 7.7 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus grandoculis Mormyridae demersal 9.5 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus odzalaensis Mormyridae benthopelagic 12.1 TL 3.2 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
Petrocephalus zakoni Mormyridae benthopelagic 10.5 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 deheyni Alestidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.1 native
Phenacogrammus interruptus Congo tetra Alestidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 3.0 native
Phenacogrammus polli Alestidae benthopelagic 3.2 TL 3.0 native
Phractolaemus ansorgii Hingemouth Phractolaemidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.3 native
Phractura lindica Amphiliidae demersal 9.0 TL 3.1 native
Phractura scaphyrhynchura Amphiliidae demersal 15.0 TL 3.1 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 native
Pollimyrus maculipinnis Mormyridae demersal 6.9 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus nigripinnis Mormyridae demersal 11.0 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus schreyeni Mormyridae demersal 9.3 TL 3.2 endemic
Polypterus delhezi Barred bichir Polypteridae demersal 44.0 TL 3.2 native
Polypterus mokelembembe Polypteridae demersal 28.7 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
Poropanchax brichardi Brichard's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 TL 3.0 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
Pterochromis congicus Cichlidae demersal 18.5 TL 3.4 native
Raiamas christyi Coppernose barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17.7 TL 3.2 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
Schilbe grenfelli Schilbeidae demersal 61.8 TL 3.5 native
Schilbe grenfelli Schilbeidae demersal 61.0 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 tumbanus Schilbeidae demersal 36.0 TL 3.4 native
Schilbe yangambianus Yangambi butterbarbel Schilbeidae demersal 25.0 TL 2.9 native
Stomatorhinus ater Mormyridae demersal 11.2 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 patrizii Mormyridae demersal 6.0 TL 3.1 native
Stomatorhinus polli Mormyridae demersal 7.8 TL 3.1 native
Stomatorhinus polylepis Mormyridae demersal 11.0 TL 3.1 questionable
Synodontis acanthomias Mochokidae benthopelagic 59.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis angelicus Angel squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 55.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis aterrimus Mochokidae benthopelagic 11.5 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis batesii Mochokidae benthopelagic 12.6 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis batesii Mochokidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis camelopardalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 2.9 endemic
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 longirostris Mochokidae benthopelagic 66.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis nigriventris Blotched upsidedown catfish Mochokidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis ornatipinnis Mochokidae benthopelagic 40.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis pleurops Congo squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 32.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis schoutedeni Mochokidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 2.9 native
Tetraodon miurus Tetraodontidae demersal 18.3 TL 3.4 native
Trachyglanis ineac Amphiliidae demersal 10.1 TL 3.1 native
Tricuspidalestes caeruleus Alestidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.1 endemic
Tylochromis aristoma Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.5 TL 2.7 endemic
Tylochromis lateralis Cichlidae benthopelagic 26.0 TL 3.1 native
Tylochromis pulcher Cichlidae benthopelagic 27.9 TL 3.2 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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