All fishes reported from Paraguay
(landlocked)

n = 281 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 261 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 12 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 8 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 281 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 261 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Characiformes Anostomidae Abramites hypselonotusnative Marbled headstander Per-dofolha 
Siluriformes Auchenipteridae Ageneiosus inermisnative Manduba  
Siluriformes Auchenipteridae Ageneiosus militarisnative   
Siluriformes Doradidae Anadoras weddelliinative  Iagivá 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Ancistrus dubiusnative  Pirambocaya 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Ancistrus hoplogenysnative   
Siluriformes Loricariidae Ancistrus piraretanative  Pirambocaya 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Ancistrus piriformisnative  Pirambocaya 
Characiformes Parodontidae Apareiodon affinisnative Darter characine Piki 
Characiformes Characidae Aphyocharax anisitsinative Bloodfin tetra  
Characiformes Characidae Aphyocharax dentatusnative   
Characiformes Characidae Aphyocharax nattererinative   
Characiformes Characidae Aphyocharax rathbuninative Redflank bloodfin  
Perciformes Cichlidae Apistogramma borelliinative Umbrella cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Apistogramma commbraenative Corumba cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Apistogramma trifasciatanative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Apteronotus albifronsnative Black ghost  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astronotus crassipinnisnative   
Characiformes Characidae Astyanax asuncionensisnative   
Characiformes Characidae Astyanax eigenmanniorumnative   
Characiformes Characidae Astyanax paraguayensisnative   
Characiformes Characidae Astyanax pellegrininative   
Siluriformes Auchenipteridae Auchenipterus nigripinnisnative   
Siluriformes Auchenipteridae Auchenipterus osteomystaxnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Australoheros guaraninative   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias monstrosusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias nigripinnisnative Blackfin pearlfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias paranaensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias patriciaenative   
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias vandenberginative   
Characiformes Characidae Brachychalcinus retrospinanative   
Gymnotiformes Hypopomidae Brachyhypopomus beebeinative   
Gymnotiformes Hypopomidae Brachyhypopomus draconative   
Gymnotiformes Hypopomidae Brachyhypopomus gauderionative   
Gymnotiformes Hypopomidae Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatusnative   
Characiformes Bryconidae Brycon hilariinative   
Characiformes Characidae Bryconamericus exodonnative   
Characiformes Characidae Bryconamericus stramineusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Bujurquina vittatanative Banded acara  
Siluriformes Aspredinidae Bunocephalus doriaenative   
Siluriformes Callichthyidae Callichthys callichthysnative Cascarudo  
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Catathyridium jenynsiinative  Lenguado 
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Catathyridium lorentziinative  Lenguado 
Siluriformes Cetopsidae Cetopsis gobioidesnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chaetobranchopsis australisnative   
Characiformes Crenuchidae Characidium etzelinative   
Characiformes Crenuchidae Characidium lateralenative   
Characiformes Characidae Charax leticiaenative   
Characiformes Characidae Charax stenopterusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Cichla piquitiintroduced   
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