List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Jordan
n = 33
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Table 1: 26 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 7 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 33 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 26 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acanthobrama lissnerinative   
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdanative Goldsilk seabream  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius mentonative Pearl-spotted killifish  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius sirhaniendemic   
Perciformes Cichlidae Astatotilapia flaviijosephinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta damascinanative Mesopotamian barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carasobarbus canisnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliinative Redbelly tilapia  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra ghorensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra jordanicanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra nananative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra rufanative Red garra  
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Ictiobus cyprinellusintroduced Bigmouth buffalo  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Luciobarbus longicepsnative   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissintroduced Rainbow trout  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureusnative Blue tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicusintroduced Mozambique tilapia  
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Oxynoemacheilus angoraenative Angora loach  
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Oxynoemacheilus galilaeusnative   
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Oxynoemacheilus insignisnative Syrian loach  
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Oxynoemacheilus leontinaenative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon galilaeusnative Mango tilapia Okkar 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihamanative Silver sillago  
Perciformes Cichlidae Tristramella simonisnative   
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