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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


Milkfish at Sungei Buloh ©Tan KH


Order Cypriniformes


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

Rasboras, Barbs, Carps and allies (Family Cyprinidae)
Banka Rasbora Rasbora bankanensis
Red-tailed Rasbora Rasbora borapetensis - Introduced
Einthoven's Rasbora Rasbora einthovenii
Two-spot Rasbora Rasbora elegans
Harlequin Rasbora Trigonostigma heteromorpha
Pygmy Rasbora Boraras maculatus
Flying Barb Esomus metallicus - Introduced
Striped-tailed Sebarau Hampala macrolepidota - Introduced
Saddle Barb Barbodes banksi
Common Barb or Two-spot Barb Barbodes binotatus
Spanner Barb Barbodes lateristriga
Green Barb Barbodes semifasciolatus - Introduced
Six-banded Tiger Barb Desmopuntius johorensis
Five-banded Tiger Barb Puntigrus partipentazona - Introduced
Four-banded Tiger Barb Puntigrus tetrazona
Tinfoil Barb Barbonymus schwanenfeldii - Reintroduced
Thai Silver Barb Barbonymus gonionotus
Hard-lipped Barb Osteochilus vittatus - Introduced
Striped Chinese Minnow Metzia lineata
Sultan Fish Leptobarbus hoevenii
Chemperas Cyclocheilichthys apogon
Goldfish Carassius auratus
Grass Carp Ctenopharyngodon idella
Common Carp Cyprinus carpio
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 at Peirce area ©Ben Lee


Saddle Barb at Venus Drive ©Tan KH


Five-banded Tiger Barb in aquarium ©Tan KH


Albino Four-banded Tiger Barb caught by fisherman at Punggol Park ©Tan KH


Tinfoil Barb 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
African 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


African Walking Catfish at Botanic Gardens ©Tan KH


African Walking Catfish preyed upon by Water Monitor at Botanic Gardens ©Tan KH

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