Fishes of Pakistan

Fishes of Pakistan

There are 531 species of Fishes in Pakistan. 233 of them are of fresh water.Here is a list of these fishes:

*"Notopterus notoperus"
*"Notopterus chitala"
*"Salmo gairdneri"
*"Naziritor zhobensis"
*"Triplophysa stoliczkai - Deosai only
*" Diptyichus maculatus - Deosai only
*" Ptychobarbus conirostis - Deosai only

family Cyprinidae

*"Tor putitora" - Mahasher
*"Labeo rohita" - Rohu
*"Catla catla" - Thela Fish

Family Clupeidae

*"Gudusta chapra"
*"Taenialosa ilisha"

Family Chandidae

* Channa marulia
* Channa striata
* Channa punctata
* Channa gachua

piny Rayed Fishes

*"Colisa lalia"
* Colisa fasciata
* Oreochromis mossambica
* Badis badis
* Sicamugil cascasia
* Glossgobius giuris
* Chanda nama
* Chanda baculis
* Nandus nandus
* Chanda ranga

=Platanistidae=
*Indus River Dolphin - Platanista indicus minor

Exotic Species

*"Salmo trutta fario - Brown trouut
*"Oncorhynchus mykiss - Rainbow trout
*"Cyprinus carpio - Chinese carp

References

* [http://fish.mongabay.com/data/Pakistan.htm]
* [http://www.wwfpak.org/nap/dnap_wildlife_wildfauna_mammals_freshwater.php]


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