List of fish in Ethiopia

List of fish in Ethiopia List of fish in Ethiopia

There are 175 species of fish in Ethiopia. Forty of these species are endemic found only in Ethiopia.

Fish found in Ethiopia:

Alestes baremoze

Alestes dentex

Amphilius lampei

Andersonia leptura

Aphanius dispar dispar

Aplocheilichthys antinorii

Aplocheilichthys jeanneli

Aplocheilichthys rudolfianus

Auchenoglanis biscutatus

Auchenoglanis occidentalis

Awaous aeneofuscus

Bagrus bajad

Bagrus docmak

Bagrus urostigma

Barbus anema

Barbus arambourgi

Barbus bynni bynni

Barbus ethiopicus

Barbus gananensis

Barbus humilis

Barbus kerstenii

Barbus microterolepis

Barbus neglectus

Barbus osseensis

Barbus paludinosus

Barbus perince

Barbus pleurogramma

Barbus pumilus

Barbus stigmatopygus

Barbus tanapelagius

Barbus trispilopleura

Brienomyrus niger

Brycinus affinis

Brycinus macrolepidotus

Brycinus nurse

Carassius auratus auratus

Carassius carassius

Chelaethiops bibie

Chiloglanis modjensis

Chiloglanis niloticus

Chrysichthys auratus

Citharinus citharus citharus

Citharinus latus

Clarias anguillaris

Clarias gariepinus

Cromeria nilotica

Ctenopharyngodon idella

Ctenopoma muriei

Cyprinus carpio carpio

Danakilia franchettii

Distichodus brevipinnis

Distichodus engycephalus

Distichodus niloticus

Distichodus rostratus

Epiplatys spilargyreius

Esox lucius

Gambusia holbrooki

Garra aethiopica

Garra blanfordii

Garra dembecha

Garra dembeensis

Garra duobarbis

Garra ethelwynnae

Garra geba

Garra ignestii

Garra makiensis

Garra quadrimaculata

Garra regressus

Garra tana

Gymnarchus niloticus

Haplochromis macconneli

Haplochromis rudolfianus

Haplochromis turkanae

Hemichromis fasciatus

Hemichromis letourneuxi

Heterobranchus bidorsalis

Heterobranchus longifilis

Heterotis niloticus

Hippopotamyrus pictus

Hydrocynus brevis

Hydrocynus forskahlii

Hydrocynus vittatus

Hyperopisus bebe bebe

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

Ichthyborus besse besse

Labeo bottegi

Labeo boulengeri

Labeo brunellii

Labeo coubie

Labeo cylindricus

Labeo forskalii

Labeo horie

Labeo niloticus

Labeo pellegrini

Labeobarbus acutirostris

Labeobarbus brevicephalus

Labeobarbus crassibarbis

Labeobarbus dainellii

Labeobarbus gorgorensis

Labeobarbus gorguari

Labeobarbus intermedius intermedius

Labeobarbus longissimus

Labeobarbus macrophtalmus

Labeobarbus megastoma

Labeobarbus nedgia

Labeobarbus platydorsus

Labeobarbus surkis

Labeobarbus truttiformis

Labeobarbus tsanensis

Lates longispinis

Lates niloticus

Lebias stiassnyae

Leptocypris niloticus

Malapterurus electricus

Malapterurus minjiriya

Marcusenius annamariae

Marcusenius cyprinoides

Micralestes elongatus

Mochokus niloticus

Mormyrops anguilloides

Mormyrus caschive

Mormyrus hasselquistii

Mormyrus kannume

Mormyrus longirostris

Nannaethiops bleheri

Nemacheilus abyssinicus

Neobola bottegoi

Neobola stellae

Neolebias trewavasae

Nothobranchius cyaneus

Nothobranchius jubbi

Nothobranchius microlepis

Nothobranchius patrizii

Oncorhynchus mykiss

Oreochromis niloticus cancellatus

Oreochromis niloticus filoa

Oreochromis niloticus niloticus

Oreochromis niloticus tana

Oreochromis niloticus vulcani

Oreochromis spilurus niger

Oreochromis spilurus spilurus

Parachanna obscura

Petrocephalus bane bane

Petrocephalus bovei bovei

Pollimyrus isidori isidori

Pollimyrus petherici

Polypterus bichir bichir

Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri

Polypterus senegalus senegalus

Protopterus aethiopicus aethiopicus

Raiamas senegalensis

Salmo trutta trutta

Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus

Schilbe intermedius

Schilbe mystus

Schilbe uranoscopus

Siluranodon auritus

Synodontis batensoda

Synodontis caudovittata

Synodontis clarias

Synodontis euptera

Synodontis filamentosa

Synodontis frontosa

Synodontis geledensis

Synodontis membranacea

Synodontis nigrita

Synodontis punctulata

Synodontis schall

Synodontis serrata

Synodontis sorex

Tetraodon lineatus

Tilapia rendalli

Tilapia zillii

Varicorhinus beso

Varicorhinus jubae

There have been attempts to introduce species of fish in crater lakes that are isolated from the rivers of Ethiopia, successful at Babogaya just outside of Debre Zeyit (Bishoftu) and unsuccessful at Burree Waqa near Meti.

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