Mlawula Fishes Checklist

The Swaziland Fishes Database contains detailed information and distributions, photos can be found in the Biodiversity Explorer.

Anguilliformes - Eels

Anguillidae - Freshwater eels

   Anguilla marmorata     Giant mottled eel   

   Anguilla mossambica     African longfin eel   

Characiformes - Characins

Alestidae - Characins

   Brycinus imberi     Spot-tail    

   Hydrocynus vittatus     Tiger fish   

   Microalestes acudiens     Sharptooth tetra   

Cypriniformes - Carps, minnows

Cyprinidae - Barbs, yellowfish, labeos

   Barbus afrohamiltoni     Hamilton's barb   

   Barbus annectens     Broadstriped barb   

   Barbus paludinosus     Straightfin barb   

   Barbus radiatus radiatus     Redeye barb   

   Barbus toppini     East Coast barb   

   Barbus trimaculatus     Threespot barb   

   Barbus unitaeniatus     Slender barb   

   Barbus viviparus     Bowstripe barb   

   Labeo cylindricus     Redeye labeo   

   Labeo molybdinus     Leaden labeo   

   Labeo rosae     Rednose labeo   

   Labeobarbus maraquensis     Largescale yellowfish   

   Mesobola brevianalis     River sardine   

Mormyriformes - Bulldogs, churchills

Mormyridae - Snoutfishes

   Marcusenius macrolepidotus macrolepidotus     Bulldog   

Perciformes - Cichlids, bass, perch

Cichlidae - Cichlids

   Oreochromis mossambicus     Mozambique tilapia   

   Pseudocrenilabrus philander philander     Southern mouthbrooder   

   Serranochromis robustus jallae *    Nembwe   

   Serranochromis robustus robustus     Yellow-belly bream   

   Tilapia rendalli     Southern Red breasted Tilapia   

   Tilapia sparrmanii     Banded tilapia   

Siluriformes - Catfish

Clariidae - Air-breathing catfishes

   Clarias gariepinus     North African catfish   

Mochokidae - Squeakers, suckermouth catlets

   Chiloglanis anoterus     Pennant-tailed suckermouth/rock catlet   

   Chiloglanis emarginatus     Phongolo suckermouth   

   Chiloglanis paratus     Sawfin suckermouth/rock catlet   

   Chiloglanis swierstrai     Lowveld suckermouth   

   Synodontis zambezensis     Brown squeaker   

31 species recorded in Mlawula

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