Larry M. named 18 freshwater fish species in 10 seconds.
Freshwater fish of Australia are limited to approximately 280 species, even though the continent is larger than the .
I must note that your list of the top 10 exotic freshwater fish includes two that are not fish, one, an amphibian, two being a crustacean. As you did not seem to note this, perhaps we can go with your top 8 list:). More seriously, however, is that while speaking of Silver Arowana, you depict an Asian arrowana, a fish very threatened, and current under the protection of CITES, among other laws, thus making them illegal to own without the correct permits. Please match your pic to the fish described, at least:). I will also add that, saying Malawi cichlids, is simply is not specific enough to cover the many varieties of cichlids there; either be specific, or strike that from your list as well,as you might just have well said characin, expecting that to be specific enough to qualify for your list. All in good fun, of course, but please do pull up your socks a bit.—rick
It is the single greatest addition to the country's freshwater fish inventory since records began and boosts the total number of known species in Australia by almost ten per cent.
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Freshwater Fish Species - Take Me Fishing
Below you will find links to lists of freshwater fish from ecosystems. These lists have been generated from - an ambitious project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All content for these pages is copyright .Freshwater ecosystems are essential for human survival, providing the majority of people's drinking water. The ecosystems are home to more than 40 percent of the world's fish species. Despite their value and importance, many lakes, rivers, and wetlands around the world are being severely damaged by human activities and are declining at a much faster rate than terrestrial ecosystems.The new species were discovered during a seven-year assessment of the conservation status of freshwater fish in Europe that was conducted in collaboration with the World Conservation Union (IUCN). There are 90 species of freshwater fish found in New Jersey waters. Of these 90 species, 60 are native to the state. Five species are truly migratory and are present only seasonally in fresh waters of the state. These species, Alewife, American Shad, Blueback Herring, Hickory Shad, and Striped Bass are anadromous, living predominantly in marine/brackish waters but migrate into fresh water in the spring to spawn. One other species, the Sea Lamprey, may reside for years as juveniles in freshwater before migrating to marine waters, only to return to freshwater in the future to spawn. American Eel, on the other hand, are catadromous reside throughout fresh waters of the state but migrate to the Sargasso Sea to spawn.