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Welcome to the gallery
The links on this page will lead you to pictures of many of the tropical fish varieties seen today. They will be listed by family, with both common and scientific names. All photos were either submitted to me, used with the owners permission or thought to be in the public domain. Please send in yours today. Enjoy!


Miscellaneous Photos

The Species Gallery is now located at our sister site  "Badmans tropical fish"   while these links still work there is a larger and more updated gallery on the sister site


Common Name Scientific Name
Aba Aba Gymnarchus niloticus
African Knifefish Xenomystus nigri
Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula
Arapaima Arapaima gigas
Archerfish Toxotes jaculatrix
Armoured Bichir Polypterus delhezi
Asian Arowana Scleropages formosus
Australian Pearl Arowana Scleropages jardini
Australian Rainbow Melanotaenia fluviatilis
Australian Spotted Arowana Scleropages leichardti
Baby Whale Petrocephalus bovei bovei
Black Arowana Osteoglossum ferrerai
Black Devil Stingray Potamotrygon leopoldi
Black Ghost Knifefish Apteronotus albifrons
Bowfin Amia calva
Brown Snakehead Parachanna insignis
Buettikoferi Marbled Bichir Polypterus palmas buettikoferi
Bumblebee Goby Hypogymnogobius xanthozona
Butterfly Fish Pantodon buchholzi
Checkerboard darter Order: Perciformes
Clown Knifefish Chitala chitala
Congicus Saddled Bichir Polypterus endlicheri congicus
Congo Eel Afromastacembelus sp.
Dwarf puffer Carinotetraodon travancoricus
Dwarf Snakehead Channa gachua
Electric Eel Electrophorus electricus
Elephantnose Gnathonemus petersii
Figure Eight Puffer Tetraodon biocellatus
Fire Eel Mastacembelus erythrotaenia
Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus
Freshwater Moray Eel Echidna rhodochilus
Green spotted puffer Tetraodon nigroviridis
Giant Puffer Tetraodon mbu
Golden panchax Pachypanchax playfairii
Golden Wonder Killi Aplocheilus lineatus
Guenther's Nothobranch Nothobranchius guentheri
Indian Glass fish Parambassis ranga
Killies Aphyosemion bivittatum funge
Knight Goby Stigmatogobius sadanundio
Lapradei Nile Bichir Polypterus bichir lapradei
Laticeps Stingray Potamotrygon laticeps
Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus
Marbled Bichir Polypterus palmas
Marbled Swamp Eel Synbranchus marmoratus
Meridionalis Gray Bichir Polypterus senegalus meridionalis
Motoro Stingray Potamotrygon motoro
Mottled Stingray Potamotrygon hystrix
Ornate Bichir Polypterus ornatipinnis
Peacock Eel Macrognathus aculeatus
Polli Marbled Bichir Polypterus palmas polli
Red Snakehead Channa micropeltes
Rice Swamp Eel Monopterus albus
Ropefish Erpetoichthys calabaricus
Royal Knifefish Chitala blanci
Saddled Bichir Polypterus endlicheri
Senegalus Bichir Polypterus senegalus
Shortnose Gar Lepisosteus platostomus
Short-tailed river stingray Potamotrygon brachyura
Siamese Tigerfish Datnioides microlepis
Silver Arowana Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
Spiney Eel Macrognathus circumcinctus
Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus
Spotted Snakehead Channa argus
Sterlet Acipenser ruthenus
Striped Sleeper Goby Dormitator maculatus
Striped Snakehead Channa striata
Tire Track Eel Mastacembelus armatus
Vietnamese Blenny? Combtooth species?
Violet Goby Gobioides broussoneti
Warmouth Lepomis gulosus
West African Polypterus retropinnis
White Knifefish Orthosternarchus tamandua
Invertebrates Invertebrates
Amano algae eating shrimp Caridina japonica
Apple snails, Mystery Snails Pomacea bridgesii
Bamboo shrimp Atyopsis moluccensis
Crayfish Order Decapoda
Fiddler crabs Uca various
Freshwater clams Corbicula fluminea?
Ghost shrimp Palaeomonetes species
Malaysian trumpet snail Melanoides tuberculata
Nerite snail nerite sp?
Vampire Shrimp Attya gabonese




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