List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Philippines
n = 361
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Table 1: 344 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 13 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 4 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 361 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 344 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Cichlidae Amatitlania nigrofasciataintroduced Convict cichlid Convict 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis buruensisnative Buru glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalusnative Bald glassy Langarai 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interruptanative Long-spined glass perchlet Langaray 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis macracanthusnative Estuarine glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis naluanative Scalloped perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenianative Banded-tail glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusintroduced Climbing perch Liwalo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Anematichthys armatusnative   
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla australisnative Short-finned eel Igat 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensisnative Indian mottled eel Igat 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel Igat 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla celebesensisnative Celebes longfin eel Igat 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla japonicanative Japanese eel Japanese eel 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla luzonensisnative   
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla malgumoranative Indonesian longfinned eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmoratanative Giant mottled eel Igat 
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Anoxypristis cuspidatanative Pointed sawfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius biocellatusnative Brackishwater frogfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchaxintroduced Blue panchax Killie 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius disparnative Fleshysnout catfish Kanduli 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius manillensisendemic  Sea catfish 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus duodecimalisnative Tropical silverside Gono 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus lacunosusnative Wide-banded hardyhead silverside Gono 
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias nigripinnisintroduced Blackfin pearlfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous grammepomusnative Scribbled goby Bia 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous litturatusendemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalusnative Largesnout goby Biang bato 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous ocellarisnative  Bia 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes amarusendemic  Dipura 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes bantolanensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes baoulanendemic  Baolan 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes binotatusnative Spotted barb Pait 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes cataractaeendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes clemensiendemic  Bagangan 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes disaendemic  Disa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes flavifuscusendemic  Tumba 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes hemictenusendemic  Pait 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes herreiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes ivisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes joaquinaenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes katoloendemic  Katolo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes lanaoensisendemic  Kandar 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes lindogendemic  Lindog 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes manalakendemic  Manalak 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes manguaoensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes montanoiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes pachycheilusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes palaemophagusendemic  Bitungu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes palataendemic  Kandar 
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