List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Cameroon
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Table 1: 562 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 16 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 15 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 593 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 562 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes baremozenative Silversides  
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes dentexnative Characin  
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes liebrechtsiinative   
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes macrophthalmusnative Torpedo robber  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius korupiendemic   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius longirostrisnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius nigricaudatusnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Andersonia lepturanative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion ahlinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion amoenumnative Red-finned killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion australenative Lyretail panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion bamilekorumendemic Bamileke killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion batesiinative Bates' killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion bivittatumnative Twostripe lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion bualanumnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion calliurumnative Banner lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion cameronensenative Cameroon killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion campomaanenseendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion celiaeendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion dargeiendemic Mbam killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion edeanumendemic Edea killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion elbertinative Red barred killi Red barred killi 
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion exiguumnative Jewel killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion franzwernerinative Goby killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion heinemanninative Heinemann's killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion herzoginative Herzog's killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion koungueenseendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion lividumendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion loennbergiinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion lugensendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion melanogasterendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion melinoeidesendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion omegaendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion pamaenseendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion pascheniendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion poliakiendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion punctatumnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion punctulatumendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion raddainative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion riggenbachinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion splendopleurenative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion trilineatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion volcanumendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Aphyosemion wildekampinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchennative Banded lampeye  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius gigasnative Giant sea catfish  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius latiscutatusnative Rough-head sea catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatoreochromis alluaudiintroduced Alluaud's haplo  
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia tchadensisnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Atopochilus savorgnaninative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Auchenoglanis biscutatusnative  Catfish 
Siluriformes Claroteidae Auchenoglanis occidentalisnative Bubu  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriganative West African freshwater goby  
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus bajadnative Bayad Alué 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus docmaknative Semutundu Damalo 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus orientalisnative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus ubangensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barboides gracilisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Bathyaethiops bakaendemic Dwarf moon tetra Dwarf moon tetra 
Characiformes Alestidae Bathyaethiops caudomaculatusnative African moon tetra  
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius soporatornative Frillfin goby  
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis batesiinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis conjunctusendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis finleyiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis nigrodorsalisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis riomuniensisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Benitochromis ufermanniendemic   
Perciformes Eleotridae Bostrychus africanusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Boulengeromyrus knoepfflerinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus adustusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus brachyistiusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brienomyrus longianalisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus batesiiendemic   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus bimaculatusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus imberinative Spot-tail  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus intermediusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus kingsleyaenative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus leuciscusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus longipinnisnative Longfin tetra African tetras 
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotusnative True big-scale tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus nursenative Nurse tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus opisthotaenianative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus poptaenative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus schoutedeninative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus taeniurusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus tessmanninative   
Characiformes Alestidae Bryconaethiops macropsnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Bryconaethiops microstomanative   
Characiformes Alestidae Bryconaethiops quinquesquamaenative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Campylomormyrus curvirostrisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Campylomormyrus phantasticusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Campylomormyrus rhynchophorusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Campylomormyrus tamanduanative Wormjawed mormyrid Elephant fish 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx fischerinative Longfin crevalle jack  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops bibienative Lake Turkana sardine  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis batesiinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis benuensisnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis cameronensisnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis disneyinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis harbingerendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis micropogonnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis nigerendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis polypogonendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis reticulatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis sanagaensisendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis voltaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Chromidotilapia guntherinative Guenther's mouthbrooder  
Perciformes Cichlidae Chromidotilapia linkeiendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys aluuensisnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys longidorsalisendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatusnative Bagrid catfish Belly up 
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nyongensisendemic   
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys stampfliinative Smooth flounder  
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinops distichodoidesnative   
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus citharusnative Moon fish Sand leaf fish 
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus gibbosusnative   
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus latusnative  Moon fish 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clariallabes attemsiendemic   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clariallabes longicaudanative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clariallabes pietschmanninative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias anguillarisnative Mudfish Mudfish 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias buthupogonnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias camerunensisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias jaensisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias longiornative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias maclareniendemic   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias pachynemanative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias platycephalusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias submarginatusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Clarotes laticepsnative Widehead catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon bakossiorumendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon beminiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon bythobatesendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon cameronensisendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon camerunensisendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon congicanative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon dagetinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon deckertiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon ejaghamendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon flavaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon fusiformeendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon guineensisnative Guinean tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon gutturosaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon imbrifernaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon kottaeendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon margaritaceaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon nigransendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon nyongananative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon rendalliintroduced Redbreast tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon snyderaeendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon spongotroktisendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon thysiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliinative Redbelly tilapia  
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Cromeria occidentalisnative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma garuanumnative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma houyinative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyaenative Tailspot ctenopoma  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma maculatumnative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma pethericinative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma riggenbachinative   
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus senegalensisnative Senegalese tonguesole  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Dagetichthys lakdoensisnative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis boulengerinative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis cephalopeltisnative   
Clupeiformes Denticipitidae Denticeps clupeoidesnative Denticle herring Mbanga fish 
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus affinisnative Silver distichodus  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus antoniinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus brevipinnisnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus engycephalusnative Perch Grass-eaters 
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus fasciolatusnative Sharktail distichodus  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus hypostomatusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus kolleriendemic   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus lusossonative Longsnout distichodus  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus maculatusnative Spotted citharinid  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus notospilusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus rostratusnative Grass-eater  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea gracilaendemic   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea sanagaendemic   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea stilicaudaendemic   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea thysinative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Doumea typicanative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris senegalensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris vittatanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius ablabesnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius aboinensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius aspilusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius atromaculatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius baudoninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius bourdarieiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius brazzainative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius callipterusnative Clipper barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius camptacanthusnative African redfinned barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius chlorotaenianative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius guiralinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius holotaenianative Spotscale barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius jaenative Jae barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macinensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macropsnative Blackstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius martorellinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius miolepisnative Zigzag barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius nigeriensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius nounensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius parajaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius perincenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius punctitaeniatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius sensitivusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius stigmatopygusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius sublineatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius taeniurusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius teguliferendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius thysinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius trispilomimusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius zalbiensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys ansorgiinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys bifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys esekanusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys grahaminative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys infrafasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys multifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys neumanninative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sangmelinensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys sexfasciatusnative Sixbar panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys spilargyreiusnative   
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Erpetoichthys calabaricusnative Reedfish Mujanjé 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Ethmalosa fimbriatanative Bonga shad  
Perciformes Cichlidae Etia ngutiendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Euchilichthys dybowskiinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Euchilichthys royauxinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Eugnathichthys eetveldiinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Eugnathichthys macroterolepisnative   
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Fontitrygon garouaensisnative Smooth freshwater stingray Cover pot 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Fontitrygon ukpamnative Thorny freshwater stingray  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax amietiendemic Amiet's Lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax cinnamomeusendemic Cinnamon Killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax fallaxnative Kribi killi Kribi killi 
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax gardnerinative Blue lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax gresensinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax intermittensnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax kamdeminative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax lacustrisnative Ejagham killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax mamfensisnative Mamfe killi  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax marmoratusendemic Marbled lyretail  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax mirabilisendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax moensisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax ndianusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax puerzlinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax robertsoninative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax rubrolabialisnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax scheelinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax sjostedtinative Blue gularis  
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Fundulopanchax traudeaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra allostomaendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra dembeensisnative Dembea stone lapper  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra hindiinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra lancrenonensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra ornatanative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Genyomyrus donnyinative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Gephyroglanis habereriendemic   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Gnathonemus petersiinative Elephantnose fish Elephant fish 
Perciformes Cichlidae Gobiocichla ethelwynnaeendemic   
Siluriformes Clariidae Gymnallabes typusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Gymnarchidae Gymnarchus niloticusnative Aba  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatusnative Jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis elongatusnative Banded jewel cichlid  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatusnative Banded jewelfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis guttatusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Hemigrammopetersius pulcherendemic   
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus lineatusnative   
Characiformes Hepsetidae Hepsetus odoenative  African pike 
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus bidorsalisnative African catfish Mudfish 
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus isopterusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Heterobranchus longifilisnative Sampa  
Perciformes Cichlidae Heterochromis multidensnative   
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Heteromycteris proboscideusnative True sole  
Osteoglossiformes Arapaimidae Heterotis niloticusnative African bonytongue Balli 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus castornative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus harringtoninative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus macropsnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus pictusnative  Trunkfish 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hippopotamyrus psittacusnative  Trunkfish 
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus brevisnative Tiger-fish Dog fish 
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus forskahliinative Elongate tigerfish  
Characiformes Alestidae Hydrocynus vittatusnative Tiger fish  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Hyperopisus bebenative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Ichthyborus bessenative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Ichthyborus monodinative  Grass-eaters 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Isichthys henryinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Konia dikumeendemic Dikume Dikume 
Perciformes Cichlidae Konia eisentrautiendemic Konye Konye 
Perciformes Eleotridae Kribia kribensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Kribia nananative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo annectensnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo batesiinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo camerunensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo chariensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo coubienative African carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo lukulaenative Red-spot mudsucker  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo nunensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo parvusnative  African carps 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo sanagaensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo senegalensisnative  African carps 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo simpsoninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus batesiinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus brevispinisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus fimbriatusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus habereriendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus jaegeriendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus mariaeendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus mawambiensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus mbamiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus micronemanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus mungoensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus progenysnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus rocadasinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus sandersinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus steindachnerinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus tornierinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus versluysiiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeobarbus wernerinative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Laeviscutella dekimpeinative Roundbelly pellonuline  
Perciformes Latidae Lates niloticusnative Nile perch Nile perch 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Leptocypris niloticusnative   
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus dentatusnative African brown snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus endecacanthusnative Guinea snapper  
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus beninensisnative   
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus electricusnative Electric catfish Electric fish 
Siluriformes Malapteruridae Malapterurus oguensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius abadiinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius cyprinoidesnative  Trunkfish 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius leopoldianusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius mentonative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius monteirinative Monteiri's bulldog  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius mooriinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius ntemensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius sanagaensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius senegalensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Marcusenius stanleyanusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus congicusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus cryptacanthusnative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus loennbergiinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus marcheinative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus nigernative   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus sanagaliendemic   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus seiteriendemic   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus sexdecimspinusendemic   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Mesoborus crocodilusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes acutidensnative Sharptooth tetra  
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes elongatusnative Elongated Turkana robber  
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes humilisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Micralestes occidentalisnative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Microctenopoma nanumnative Dwarf ctenopoma  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax camerunensisnative Cameroon lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax kingiinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax pfaffinative Pfaff's lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Micropanchax scheelinative Scheel's lampeye  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis aculeatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Microsynodontis batesiinative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Microthrissa royauxinative Royal sprat  
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus luticolusendemic   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops anguilloidesnative Cornish jack  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops attenuatusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops batesianusendemic   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops caballusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops nigricansnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrops zanclirostrisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus caballusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus felixinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus macrophthalmusnative  Trunkfish 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rumenative Mormyrids Elephant fish 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus rumenative Mormyrids Elephant fish 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Mormyrus tapirusnative  Trunkfish 
Perciformes Cichlidae Myaka myakaendemic Myaka Myaka myaka 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Myomyrus macropsnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannaethiops unitaeniatusnative Oneline tetra  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax ansorgiinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax fasciatusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax intermediusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax latifasciatusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax lineomaculatusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax maculicaudanative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax microsnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax occidentalisnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax ocellicaudanative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax procatopusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax reidiendemic   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax rubrolabiatusendemic   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax usongonative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Nannocharax zebranative   
Characiformes Alestidae Nannopetersius lambertinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Neolebias ansorgiinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Neolebias trewavasaenative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Neolebias unifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Nothobranchius rubroreticulatusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Notoglanidium depierreiendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Notoglanidium macrostomanative Flatnose catfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Odaxothrissa ansorgiinative Ansorge fangtooth pellonuline  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Odaxothrissa loseranative Losera fangtooth pellonuline  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Odaxothrissa mentonative Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissintroduced Rainbow trout  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsaridium ubangiensenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureusnative Blue tilapia Fartere 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis macrochirintroduced Longfin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusnative Nile tilapia  
Osteoglossiformes Pantodontidae Pantodon buchholzinative Freshwater butterflyfish Poisson volant 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Papyrocranus afernative Reticulate knifefish Canda planty 
Perciformes Channidae Parachanna obscuranative African obscure snakehead  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Parailia pellucidanative Glass schilbid  
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Parakneria abbreviatanative   
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Parakneria cameronensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Paramormyrops batesiinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Paramormyrops curvifronsnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Paramormyrops gabonensisnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Paramormyrops hopkinsinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Paramormyrops kingsleyaenative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Paramormyrops sphekodesnative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Paramphilius baudoninative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Parananochromis caudifasciatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Parananochromis elobatusendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Parananochromis longirostrisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Parananochromis orsorumendemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Parasicydium bandamanative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis ahliendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis altipinnisnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis balayinative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis longicepsendemic   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis monkeinative Dotted catfish  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Parauchenoglanis pantherinusnative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula leonensisnative Smalltoothed pellonula  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Pellonula voraxnative Bigtoothed pellonula  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelmatochromis nigrofasciatusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelmatochromis ocellifernative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelmatolapia mariaenative Spotted tilapia Bone back 
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis drachenfelsiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis kribensisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Pelvicachromis pulchernative Rainbow krib Bone back 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus ansorgiinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus balayinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus banenative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus boveinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus microphthalmusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus pulsivertensnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus sauvagiinative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus similisendemic   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus simusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Petrocephalus soudanensisnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Phago boulengerinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Phago loricatusnative African pike-characin  
Characiformes Alestidae Phenacogrammus majornative   
Characiformes Alestidae Phenacogrammus stigmaturanative   
Characiformes Alestidae Phenacogrammus taeniatusendemic   
Characiformes Alestidae Phenacogrammus urotaenianative   
Gonorynchiformes Phractolaemidae Phractolaemus ansorgiinative Hingemouth Mudskip 
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura brevicaudanative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura clauseninative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura intermedianative   
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Phractura longicaudanative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus adspersusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus guttatusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus isidorinative Elephant Fish  
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Pollimyrus nigripinnisnative   
Perciformes Nandidae Polycentropsis abbreviatanative African leaffish Grouper 
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus bichirnative Nile bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus endlicheriinative Saddled bichir Bange 
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus ornatipinnisnative Ornate bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus pollinative Poll's bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus retropinnisnative West African bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus senegalusnative Gray bichir  
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Polypterus teugelsiendemic  Akwa 
Perciformes Gobiidae Porogobius schlegeliinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax luxophthalmusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax normaninative Norman's lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poropanchax stigmatopygusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Procatopus aberransnative Bluegreen lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Procatopus nototaenianative Large finned lampeye  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Procatopus similisnative Variable lampeye  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Prolabeops melanhypopterusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Prolabeops nyongensisendemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Pronothobranchius kiyawensisnative   
Lepidosireniformes Protopteridae Protopterus annectensnative West African lungfish Badami 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pseudotolithus epipercusnative Guinea croaker  
Perciformes Cichlidae Pungu maclareniendemic  Pungu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas batesiiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas buchholzinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas nigeriensisnative  Aeroplane fish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas senegalensisnative Senegal minnow  
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes brevidorsalisnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Rhabdalestes septentrionalisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sanagia veliferaendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon caroliendemic Fissi Fissi 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeusnative Mango tilapia Bone back 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon knaueraeendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon lamprechtiendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon linnelliiendemic Blackfin tilapia Unga 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon lohbergeriendemic Keppi Leka keppe 
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheronnative Blackchin tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon mvogoinative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon steinbachiendemic Kululu  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe brevianalisnative  Butterfish 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe djeremiendemic   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe grenfellinative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe intermediusnative Silver catfish Female belly up 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe laticepsnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe marmoratusnative Shoulderspot catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe micropogonnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe multitaeniatusnative   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe mystusnative African butter catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe nyongensisendemic   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Schilbe uranoscopusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicydium brevifilenative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicydium crenilabrumnative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sierrathrissa leonensisnative West African pygmy herring  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Siluranodon auritusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Stomatepia mariaeendemic Nsess Nsess 
Perciformes Cichlidae Stomatepia mongoendemic Mongo Mongo 
Perciformes Cichlidae Stomatepia pinduendemic Pindu Pindu 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Stomatorhinus micropsnative   
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Stomatorhinus puncticulatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis acanthomiasnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis albertinative Bigeye squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis albolineatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis angelicusnative Angel squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis batensodanative Upsidedown catfish Knock-a-knock postmaster 
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis batesiinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis budgettinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis clariasnative Mandi  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis courtetinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis decorusnative Clown squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis eupterusnative Featherfin squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis filamentosusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis greshoffinative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis marmoratusendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis membranaceusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nigritanative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nigriventrisnative Blotched upsidedown catfish  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis nummifernative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis obesusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis ocellifernative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis pardalisendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis pleuropsnative Congo squeaker  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis rebeliendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis resupinatusnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis schallnative Wahrindi  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis sorexnative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis steindachneriendemic   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis tessmanninative   
Siluriformes Mochokidae Synodontis violaceusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon lineatusnative Globe fish Football fish 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon mbunative Fresh water puffer fish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon pustulatusnative  Puffer fish 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Thrattidion noctivagusendemic Sanaga pygmy herring  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus teraianative Shortfin pompano  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis labrodonnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis sudanensisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis trewavasaeendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Tylochromis variabilisnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Xenocharax crassusnative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Xenocharax spilurusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Xenomystus nigrinative African knifefish Canda planty 
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Zaireichthys camerunensisnative   
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