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Mlawula's Invertebrates
Mlawula's Reptiles and Amphibians
Mlawula's Birds
Mlawula's Mammals
Mlawula's Fauna
Mlawula's Research Programme
Mlawula Nature Reserve

Mlawula Nature Reserve - Fishes

Priority species:

Status Scientific Name Common Name
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Petrocephalus catostoma
Opsaridium zambezense
Barbus annectens
Barbus unitaeniatus
Barbus viviparus
Barbus mattozi
Barbus afrohamiltoni
Labeo ruddii
Hydrocynus vittatus #
Chiloglanis pretoriae
Synodontis zambezensis
Serranochromis robustus  #
Awaous aeneofuscus
Churchill
Barred minnow
Broadstriped barb
Longbeard barb
Bowstripe barb
Papermouth
Hamilton's barb
Silver labeo
Tigerfish
Shortspine suckermouth/rock catlet
Brown squeaker
Nembwe
Freshwater goby

Key to conservation status codes


E
V
R
I
O


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Southern African Red Data Book species
Endangered
Vulnerable
Rare
Indeterminate
Out of danger

Species not included in the above categories which are:
regionally important species, rare in Swaziland or restricted distributions
Swaziland endemics

# species possibly occurs

There are possibly a further 3 species of fish occurring in the area, but, tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus) are reported to have become extinct in the Mbuluzi river.

Fishes checklist


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