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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Milkfish, Carps and allies, Catfishes

Order Gonorynchiformes


This order contains milkfishes and allies. The following is a marine fish.

Milkfishes (Family Chanidae)
Milkfish Chanos chanos

Order Cypriniformes


This order contains carps, barbs, rasboras, loaches, etc.

Rasboras, Barbs, Carps and allies (Family Cyprinidae)
Banka Rasbora Rasbora banaknensis
Red-tailed Rasbora Rasbora borapetensis - Introduced
Einthoven's Rasbora Rasbora einthovenii
Two-spot Rasbora Rasbora elegans
Harlequin Rasbora Rasbora heteromorpha
Pygmy Rasbora Rasbora maculata
Flying Barb Esomus metallicus - Introduced
Striped-tailed Sebarau Hampala macrolepidota - Introduced
Saddle Barb Puntius banksi
Common Barb or Two-spot Barb Puntius binotatus
Six-banded Tiger Barb Puntius johorensis
Spanner Barb Puntius lateristriga
Five-banded Tiger Barb Puntius partipentazona - Introduced
Green Barb ;Puntius semifasciolatus - Introduced
Four-banded Tiger Barb Puntius tetrazona
Tinfoil Barb Barbonymus schwanenfeldii - Reintroduced
Thai Silver Barb Barbodes gonionotus
Hard-lipped Barb Osteochilus hasselti - Introduced
Striped Chinese Minnow Rasborinus lineatus
Sultan Fish Leptobarbus hoeveni
Chemperas Cyclocheilichthys apogon
Goldfish
Carassius auratus
Grass Carp Ctenopharyngodon idella
Common Carp Cyprinus carpios
Bighead Carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Amblypharyngodon chulabhornae - Introduced

River Loaches (Family Balitoridae)
Grey-banded Loach Nemacheilus selangoricus

Loaches (Family Cobitidae)
Banded Coolie Loach Pangio semicincta
Spotted Coolie Loach Pangio muraeniformis


Two-spot Rasbora (Rasbora elegans) at Peirce area ©Ben Lee


Saddle Barb (Puntius banksi) at Venus Drive ©Tan KH


Five-banded Tiger Barb (Puntius partipentazona) in aquarium ©Tan KH


Tinfoil Barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii) at MacRitchie Reservoir ©Tan KH


Goldfish in aquarium ©Tan KH

Order Siluriformes


This order contains catfishes.

Freshwater catfishes


Old World Catfishes (Family Siluridae)
Hasselt's Catfish Silurichthys hasseltii

Air-breathing Catfishes (Family Clariidae)
Common Walking Catfish Clarias batrachus
Forest Walking Catfish Clarias teijsmanni
White-cheeked Walking Catfish Clarias gariepinus - Introduced
Slender Walking Catfish Clarias nieuhofii

Sucker Catfishes (Family Sisoridae)
Indochinese Wrinkle-bellied Catfish Glyptothorax fuscus

Parakysid Catfishes (Family Parakysidae)
Singapore Little Warty Catfish Parakysis longirostris

Sucker-mouthed Armoured Catfishes (Family Loricariidae)
Marbled-belly Armoured Catfish Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus - Introduced
Spotted-belly Armoured Catfish Pterygoplichthys pardalis - Introduced

Freshwater and marine catfishes


Naked Catfishes (Family Bagridae)
Estuarine Catfish Mystus gulio
Dwarf Bumblebee Catfish Pseudomystus leiacanthus

Marine catfishes


Marine Catfishes (Family Ariidae)
Shovelnose Sea Catfish Arius subrostratusYellow Sea Catfish Arius venosus

Eeltail Catfishes (Family Plotosidae)
White-lipped Eeltail Catfish Paraplotosus albilabris
Black Eeltail Catfish Plotosus canius
Striped Eeltail Catfish Plotosus lineatus

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