Species in Kunene
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Argyrosomus coronus Dusky kob Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Arius latiscutatus Rough-head sea catfish Ariidae demersal 3.3 native
Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby Gobiidae demersal 2.4 native
Brycinus humilis Alestidae pelagic 3.1 native
Brycinus lateralis Stripped robber Alestidae pelagic 3.5 native
Cheilopogon milleri Guinean flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-oceanic 3.6 native
Chelon richardsonii South African mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.4 native
Chetia gracilis Slender happy Cichlidae demersal 3.8 native
Chetia welwitschi Angolan happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Chiloglanis angolensis Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.2 questionable
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.8 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
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Ctenogobius lepturus Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 2.5 native
Eleotris daganensis Eleotridae demersal 3.6 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 3.8 native
Engraulicypris brevianalis River sardine Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 misidentification
Engraulicypris howesi Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Enteromius afrovernayi Spottail barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Enteromius barnardi Blackback barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Enteromius barotseensis Barbus barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius bifrenatus Hyphen barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Enteromius breviceps Shorthead barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius dorsolineatus Cunene 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 kerstenii Redspot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius lineomaculatus Line-spotted barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius lujae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius mattozi Papermouth Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Enteromius motebensis Marico barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 questionable
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
Galeoides decadactylus Lesser African threadfin Polynemidae demersal 3.6 native
Hepsetus cuvieri Hepsetidae demersal 3.0 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 4.1 misidentification
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii Slender stonebasher Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Hippopotamyrus longilateralis Mormyridae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Hydrocynus vittatus Tiger fish Alestidae demersal 3.7 native
Kneria angolensis Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Kneria maydelli Cunene kneria Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.2 endemic
Kneria polli Western shellear Kneriidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo annectens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Labeo ansorgii Cunene labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Lacustricola katangae Striped topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Lacustricola macrurus Big tailed lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Lichia amia Leerfish Carangidae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Marcusenius angolensis Mormyridae demersal 3.1 native
Marcusenius desertus Mormyridae benthopelagic 3.1 endemic
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Marcusenius multisquamatus Mormyridae benthopelagic 3.1 endemic
Megalops atlanticus Tarpon Megalopidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Micralestes acutidens Sharptooth tetra Alestidae pelagic 2.9 native
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Mormyrus lacerda Western bottlenose mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 3.7 native
Mugil cephalus Flathead grey mullet Mugilidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Nannocharax machadoi Dwarf citharine Distichodontidae pelagic 3.0 native
Nannocharax monardi Distichodontidae pelagic 3.1 native
Nannocharax multifasciatus Multibar citharine Distichodontidae pelagic 2.8 native
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Neochelon falcipinnis Sicklefin mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.9 native
Oreochromis andersonii Three spotted tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Oreochromis macrochir Longfin tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Oreochromis mossambicus Mozambique tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.2 introduced
Orthochromis machadoi Cunene dwarf happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill Mormyridae demersal 3.4 misidentification
Petrocephalus magnoculis Mormyridae demersal 3.2 endemic
Pharyngochromis darlingi Zambezi happy Cichlidae demersal 3.2 native
Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.3 native
Pseudocrenilabrus philander Southern mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Rhabdalestes maunensis Okavango robber Alestidae pelagic 3.3 native
Sargochromis coulteri Cunene happy Cichlidae demersal 3.4 native
Sargochromis giardi Pink happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 3.6 native
Serranochromis altus Humpback largemouth Cichlidae demersal 4.2 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 thumbergi Brownspot largemouth Cichlidae demersal 3.7 native
Synodontis leopardinus Leopard squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Synodontis macrostigma Largespot squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Synodontis macrostoma Largemouth squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Synodontis nigromaculatus Blackspotted squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Synodontis vanderwaali Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Synodontis woosnami Upper Zambezi squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Thoracochromis albolabris Thicklipped happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Thoracochromis buysi Namib happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Zaireichthys kunenensis Amphiliidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 3.4 misidentification
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