List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Brazil
n = 3546
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Table 1: 3512 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 17 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 17 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 3546 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 2: 17 species possibly present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Apteronotus ellisiquestionable   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias affinisquestionable  Peixe anual 
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias gymnoventrisquestionable   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias melanoorusquestionable   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias patriciaequestionable   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias vazferreiraiquestionable   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Cichla ocellarisquestionable Peacock cichlid Tucunaré açu 
Gymnotiformes Gymnotidae Electrophorus electricusquestionable Electric eel Poraquê 
Characiformes Characidae Hyphessobrycon melasemeionquestionable   
Characiformes Characidae Hyphessobrycon rosaceusquestionable Rosy tetra  
Siluriformes Loricariidae Hypostomus itacuaquestionable   
Characiformes Characidae Mimagoniates barberiquestionable   
Siluriformes Loricariidae Neoplecostomus granosusquestionable  Anhã 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Paraloricaria commersonoidesquestionable   
Characiformes Lebiasinidae Pyrrhulina laetaquestionable Halfbanded pyrrhulina  
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Sternarchorhynchus curvirostrisquestionable   
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Xanthichthys ringensquestionable Sargassum triggerfish Cangulo rei 
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