Fish, Tanks and Ponds


Fish, Tanks and Ponds
A comprehensive guide to fish

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Atheriniformes - silversides
  • Melanotaeniidae - (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)

Beloniformes - needle fish

  • Zenarchopteridae

Characiformes - characins

  • Alestidae - (African tetras)
  • Anostomidae - (Headstanders)
  • Characidae - (Characins)
  • Chilodontidae - (Headstanders)
  • Crenuchidae - (South American darters)
  • Ctenoluciidae - (Pike-characids)
  • Cynodontidae - (Dogtooth characins)
  • Distichodontidae - (African characins)
  • Erythrinidae - (Trahiras)
  • Gasteropelecidae - (Freshwater hatchetfishes)
  • Hemiodontidae - (Halftooths)
  • Hepsetidae - (Pike characins)
  • Lebiasinidae - (Pencilfishes)
  • Prochilodontidae - (Flannel-mouth characiforms)

Cypriniformes - carps

  • Balitoridae - (River loaches)
  • Catostomidae - (Suckers)
  • Cobitidae - (Loaches)
  • Cyprinidae - (Minnows or carps)
  • Gyrinocheilidae - (Algae eaters)
  • Psilorhynchidae - (Mountain carps)

Cyprinodontiformes -  killifishes and live bearers

  • Nothobranchiidae - (African rivulines)
  • Poeciliidae - (Live bearers)

Gymnotiformes - knifefishes

  • Apteronotidae - (Ghost knifefishes)
  • Gymnotidae - (Naked-back knifefishes)
  • Hypopomidae - (Bluntnose knifefishes)
  • Rhamphichthyidae - (Sand knifefishes)
  • Sternopygidae - (Glass knifefishes)

Lepidosireniformes - lungfishes

  • Protopteridae - (African lungfishes)

Lepisosteiformes - gars

  • Lepisosteidae - (Gars)
Myliobatiformes - rays
  • Dasyatidae - (Stingrays)
Osteoglossiformes - bony tongues
  • Arapaimidae - (Bonytongues)
  • Mormyridae - (Elephantfishes)
  • Notopteridae - (Featherbacks or knifefishes)
  • Osteoglossidae - (Arowanas)
  • Pantodontidae - (Freshwater Butterflyfish)

Perciformes - perch-like

  • Anabantidae - (Climbing gouramies)
  • Channidae - (Snakeheads)
  • Cichlidae - (Cichlids)
  • Datnioididae - (Freshwater tripletails)
  • Gobiidae - (Gobies)
  • Helostomatidae - (Kissing gourami)
  • Monodactylidae - (Moonyfishes or fingerfishes)
  • Osphronemidae - (Gouramies)
  • Polycentridae - (Leaffishes)
  • Toxotidae - (Archerfishes)

Pleuronectiformes - flatfish

  • Achiridae

Polypteriformes - bichirs

  • Polypteridae - (Bichirs)

Siluriformes - catfish

  • Ariidae - (Sea catfishes)
  • Aspredinidae - (Banjo catfishes)
  • Auchenipteridae - (Driftwood catfishes)
  • Bagridae - (Bagrid catfishes)
  • Callichthyidae - (Callichthyid armoured catfishes)
  • Chacidae - (Squarehead or angler catfish)
  • Clariidae - (Air breathing catfishes)
  • Claroteidae - (Claroteid catfishes)
  • Doradidae - (Thorny catfishes)
  • Heteropneustidae - (Stinging catfish)
  • Loricariidae - (Armoured catfishes)
  • Mochokidae - (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes)
  • Pangasiidae - (Shark catfishes)
  • Pimelodidae Pimelodidae - (Long-whiskered catfishes)
  • Siluridae - (Sheatfishes)

Synbranchiformes - spiny eels

  • Mastacembelidae - (Spiny eels)

Tetraodontiformes - puffers

  • Tetraodontidae - (Puffers)