Killi
curve
Misc. Families of Freshwater Aquarium Fishes

Ambassidae
Ambassis
Denariusa Parambassis

Glassfish



Amiidae
Amia

Bowfins


Arapaimidae
Arapaima

Arapaima


Archiridae
Hypoclinemus
Trinectes

Flatfishes


Batrachoidinae
Batrachus

Toadfish


Beloniformes
Belonoidei
Adrianichthyidae

Needlefish


Blenniidae
Blenniinae
Salariinae

Blennies

Usually marine fish there is at least one Freshwater species.


Channidae

Snakeheads



Datnioidae

Tigerfish


Dipnoi
Neoceratodontidae
Protopteridae

Lungfish

These primitive dinosaur era fishes are in an order by themselves and are very unlike modern fish; humans share a common ancestor with them.


Engraulidae
Amazonsprattus

Anchovies

Mostly marine, there are some freshwater anchovies.


Esociformes
Umbridae

Mud Minnows


Galaxioidea
Galaxiidae
Retropinnidae

Galaxids

Superfamily : Galaxioidea


Gasterosteidae
Culaea
Gasterosteus Pungitius

Sticklebacks


cave
Amblyopsis Astynax Barbatula Tor
Iranocypris Milyeringa Nemacheilus Oreonectes Phreatichthys Prietella Speolabeo Typhlichthys

Blind fish

In several places around the world fish have evolved cit off from all light for a very long time. Although not necessarily related to each other there are grouped here instead out of ichthyological curiosity.

Oliver Lucanus wrote a good article about these fish here.


Gonorynchiformes
Knerioidei



Indostomas

Paradox fish

This species is in it's own family as it's not realted to any living fish on earth, hence the paradoxical name.


Monodactylidae
Monodactylus

Monos


Mormyridae
Campylomormyrus Isichthys
Marcusenius Pollimyrus

Whales and Elephants


One of the most evolved and intelligent of fishes, all possess an electrical system used to at the very least serve as an addition sense. All are on different frequencies so the possibility exists they communication with some sort of fish wifi.

If you were intelligent and had something like this how cold you not use it for at least some soft of communication? This might explain the different frequencies?


Mugilidae
Dajaus

Mullet



Osteoglossidae
Scleropages
Osteoglossum

Arrowana


Pantodontidae
Pantodon

Butterfly fish


Pleuronectiformes
Pleuronectoidei

Flatfish


Polycentridae
Afronandus Monocirrhus
Polycentropsis Polycentrus

Leaf fish


Polypteridae
Erpetoichthys
Polypterus


Potamotrygonidae
Paratrygon
Potamotrygon

Rays


Scatophagidae
Scatophagus

Scats


Scorpaeniformes
Cottidae
Tetrarogidae

Scorpion fish


Toxotidae
Toxotes

Archer Fish


Syngnathidae
Nerophinae
Syngnathinae

Pipefish


Tarumaniidae

Dinofish

A family erected for a single primative species of fish nearly halfway between an eel and wolf fish (Holpias) that has an inflatable adipose fin.


Terapontidae
Hephaestus

Target fish









Encyclopedia Aquatica