All fishes reported from Nepal

n = 240 (Complete)
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Table 1: 203 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 35 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 240 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 203 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Acanthocobitis botianative Mottled loach Pate gadela 
Siluriformes Ailiidae Ailia coilanative Gangetic ailia Patanga 
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps mangoisnative Indian torrent catfish Baljung 
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas cobojiusnative Gangetic koi Kabai 
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusnative Climbing perch Kabai 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensisnative Indian mottled eel Rajbam 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchaxnative Blue panchax Tikuli 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspidoparia jayanative Jaya Mara 
Perciformes Badidae Badis badisnative Badis Khesalei 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius bagariusnative Goonch Baghai 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius yarrellinative   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitora bruceinative Gray's stone loach Rock carp 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitora eddsinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana arizanative Reba Rewa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana deronative Kalabans Rohu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus gonionotusintroduced Silver barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius barilanative  Faketa chahale 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius bendelisisnative  Fageta 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius radiolatusnative Gunther's baril Chala 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius shacranative  Fakate 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius vagranative  Lam faketa 
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio batasionative  Batasio 
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio macronotusnative  Batasio 
Cypriniformes Botiidae Botia almorhaenative Almorha loach Baghae 
Cypriniformes Botiidae Botia histrionicanative Loach Loach 
Cypriniformes Botiidae Botia lohachatanative Reticulate loach Getu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cabdio morarnative Morari Chakale 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Canthophrys gongotanative Gongota loach  
Perciformes Gobiidae Caragobius burmanicusnative Burmese geel goby Burmese geel goby 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish Goldfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassiusintroduced Crucian carp Rato machha 
Siluriformes Chacidae Chaca chacanative Squarehead catfish Pauwa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chagunius chagunionative Chaguni Patharchatti 
Perciformes Ambassidae Chanda namanative Elongate glass-perchlet Nata channa 
Perciformes Channidae Channa barcanative Barca snakehead Snakehead 
Perciformes Channidae Channa gachuanative   
Perciformes Channidae Channa maruliusnative Great snakehead Bhaura 
Perciformes Channidae Channa orientalisnative Walking snakehead Bhoti 
Perciformes Channidae Channa punctatanative Spotted snakehead Garai 
Perciformes Channidae Channa stewartiinative Assamese snakehead Hile 
Perciformes Channidae Channa striatanative Striped snakehead Saura 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala chitalanative Clown knifefish Moi patara 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus cirrhosusintroduced Mrigal carp Mrigal 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus mrigalanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus rebanative Reba carp Reba carp 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusintroduced North African catfish  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma garuanative Garua bachcha Jalkapur 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma montananative  Jalkapoor 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Conta contanative Conta catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus latiusnative Stone roller Lohari 
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