Species in Mweru
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Alestes liebrechtsii Alestidae pelagic 2.9 native
Alestes macrophthalmus Torpedo robber Alestidae pelagic 2.0 native
Amphilius cryptobullatus Amphiliidae demersal 3.0 endemic
Amphilius frieli Amphiliidae demersal 3.0 native
Amphilius platychir Mountain barbel Amphiliidae demersal 3.0 misidentification
Amphilius uranoscopus Stargazer mountain catfish Amphiliidae demersal 2.9 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 2.9 native
Brycinus grandisquamis Pinkfin Alestes Alestidae pelagic 3.3 native
Brycinus humilis Alestidae pelagic 3.1 questionable
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Alestidae demersal 3.3 native
Brycinus kingsleyae Alestidae pelagic 3.2 native
Brycinus lateralis Stripped robber Alestidae pelagic 3.5 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Alestidae pelagic 2.8 native
Brycinus peringueyi Alestidae pelagic 3.2 native
Bryconaethiops boulengeri Alestidae pelagic 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus bredoi Mormyridae demersal 3.2 endemic
Campylomormyrus luapulaensis Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus orycteropus Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Campylomormyrus tamandua Wormjawed mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Chelaethiops congicus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Chetia mola Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.8 endemic
Chiloglanis elisabethianus Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Chiloglanis macropterus Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.8 questionable
Chrysichthys mabusi Claroteidae demersal 3.3 native
Chrysichthys sharpii Shovelnose catfish Claroteidae demersal 3.3 native
Clarias buthupogon Clariidae demersal 3.3 native
Clarias dumerilii Clariidae demersal 3.4 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Clariidae demersal 3.3 native
Clarias ngamensis Blunt-toothed African catfish Clariidae demersal 4.3 native
Clarias stappersii Blotched catfish Clariidae demersal 4.5 native
Clarias theodorae Snake catfish Clariidae demersal 3.5 native
Clypeobarbus pseudognathodon Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Congoglanis alula Amphiliidae demersal 3.1 misidentification
Congoglanis sagitta Amphiliidae demersal 3.1 native
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Coptostomabarbus bellcrossi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Ctenopoma multispine Manyspined ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Distichodus antonii Distichodontidae pelagic 2.1 questionable
Distichodus maculatus Spotted citharinid Distichodontidae pelagic 2.3 native
Engraulicypris brevianalis River sardine Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Engraulicypris moeruensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius afrovernayi Spottail barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Enteromius atromaculatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius barotseensis Barbus barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius bifrenatus Hyphen barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Enteromius brachygramma Linespotted ufipa barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Enteromius brevidorsalis Dwarf barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius eutaenia Orangefin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Enteromius fasciolatus African banded barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius haasianus Sickle barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius holotaenia Spotscale barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Enteromius kerstenii Redspot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius kessleri Gillbar barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius lineomaculatus Line-spotted barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius lornae Cyprinidae pelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius lukindae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Enteromius multilineatus Copperstripe barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius paludinosus Straightfin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Enteromius radiatus Redeye barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Enteromius trimaculatus Threespot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Enteromius unitaeniatus Slender barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Euchilichthys royauxi Mochokidae demersal 3.0 native
Gnathonemus petersii Elephantnose fish Mormyridae demersal 3.1 native
Hepsetus cuvieri Hepsetidae demersal 3.0 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 4.1 misidentification
Heterobranchus boulengeri Clariidae demersal 3.6 endemic
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 3.7 native
Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki Mormyridae demersal 3.1 endemic
Hydrocynus vittatus Tiger fish Alestidae demersal 3.7 native
Kneria auriculata Airbreathing shellear Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Kneria paucisquamata Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.3 endemic
Kneria polli Western shellear Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Kneria stappersii Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.3 endemic
Kneria wittei Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo altivelis Rednose labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo annectens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Labeo chariensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Labeo congoro Purple labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo polli Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Labeo simpsoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Labeo weeksii Sicklefin labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Labeobarbus caudovittatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Labeobarbus stappersii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Labeobarbus trachypterus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Lacustricola katangae Striped topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Lacustricola moeruensis Moero lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Limnothrissa miodon Lake Tanganyika sardine Clupeidae pelagic 3.1 error
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Marcusenius monteiri Monteiri's bulldog Mormyridae demersal 3.1 native
Marcusenius stanleyanus Mormyridae demersal 3.1 native
Mastacembelus congicus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Mastacembelus frenatus Longtail spiny eel Mastacembelidae demersal 3.9 native
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 2.9 native
Micralestes humilis Alestidae pelagic 3.1 native
Micralestes sardina Alestidae pelagic 3.2 native
Microctenopoma intermedium Anabantidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Micropanchax fuelleborni Lake Rukwa lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Micropanchax hutereaui Meshscaled topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Microthrissa moeruensis Lake Mweru sprat Clupeidae pelagic 3.0 endemic
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 3.8 native
Mormyrus caballus Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Mormyrus longirostris Eastern bottlenose mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 3.3 native
Mormyrus ovis Mormyridae demersal 3.1 questionable
Myomyrus macrodon Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Myomyrus macrops Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Nannocharax dageti Distichodontidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Nannocharax luapulae Distichodontidae pelagic 3.1 native
Nannocharax minutus Distichodontidae pelagic 3.1 native
Nannocharax multifasciatus Multibar citharine Distichodontidae pelagic 2.8 native
Nothobranchius chochamandai Nothobranchiidae pelagic 3.1 endemic
Nothobranchius malaissei Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius milvertzi Nothobranchiidae pelagic 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius oestergaardi Nothobranchiidae demersal 3.1 endemic
Nothobranchius rosenstocki Nothobranchiidae pelagic 3.2 native
Nothobranchius sainthousei Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Nothobranchius symoensi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Opsaridium ubangiense Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Opsaridium zambezense Barred minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Oreochromis andersonii Three spotted tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 introduced
Oreochromis macrochir Longfin tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.1 questionable
Oreochromis mortimeri Kariba tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.2 introduced
Oreochromis mweruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Orthochromis kalungwishiensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Orthochromis luongoensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.1 endemic
Orthochromis polyacanthus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Orthochromis stormsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Parakneria malaissei Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Pareutropius mandevillei Schilbeidae demersal 3.2 native
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill Mormyridae demersal 3.4 questionable
Petrocephalus frieli Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Petrocephalus longianalis Mormyridae demersal 3.3 native
Petrocephalus simus Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Petrocephalus squalostoma Mormyridae demersal 3.3 native
Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 2.6 native
Pollimyrus stappersii Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Potamothrissa acutirostris Sharpnosed sawtooth pellonuline Clupeidae pelagic 3.1 questionable
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 3.6 native
Pseudocrenilabrus philander Southern mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Pseudocrenilabrus pyrrhocaudalis Fire-tailed Pseudocrenilabrus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Raiamas intermedius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis Slender robber Alestidae pelagic 3.1 native
Sargochromis mellandi Snaileater Cichlidae demersal 3.4 native
Schilbe banguelensis Golden barbel Schilbeidae demersal 3.5 native
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 3.6 native
Serranochromis angusticeps Thinface cichlid Cichlidae demersal 4.5 native
Serranochromis jallae Nembwe Cichlidae demersal 4.1 native
Serranochromis macrocephalus Purpleface largemouth Cichlidae demersal 4.2 native
Serranochromis stappersi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.9 endemic
Serranochromis thumbergi Brownspot largemouth Cichlidae demersal 3.7 native
Steatocranus bleheri Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Synodontis katangae Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Synodontis nigromaculatus Blackspotted squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Synodontis ornatipinnis Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Synodontis polystigma Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Synodontis unicolor Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.9 endemic
Synodontis zambezensis Plain squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Thoracochromis moeruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Thoracochromis stigmatogenys Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Tilapia baloni Cichlidae demersal 2.3 endemic
Tilapia ruweti Okavango tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Tylochromis bangwelensis Hump-back bream Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Tylochromis mylodon Mweru hump-backed bream Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Tylochromis regani Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Zaireichthys brevis Amphiliidae demersal 3.0 native
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 3.4 questionable
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