List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Pakistan
n = 242
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Table 1: 234 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 7 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 242 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 234 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Acanthocobitis botianative Mottled loach  
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdanative Goldsilk seabream  
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Ailia coilanative Gangetic ailia Mun-glee-ah-nec 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Ailiichthys punctatanative Jamuna ailia Puttassi 
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps macropterusnative   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps mangoisnative Indian torrent catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon molanative Mola carplet  
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusnative Climbing perch  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensisnative Indian mottled eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius disparnative Arabian pupfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus blockiinative Green panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchaxnative Blue panchax  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius subrostratusnative Shovelnose sea catfish Short nosed catfish 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous jayakarinative   
Perciformes Badidae Badis badisnative Badis  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius bagariusnative Goonch  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius yarrellinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana arizanative Reba  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana deronative Kalabans  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana diplostomanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana gedrosicusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius bendelisisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius modestusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius naseeriendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius pakistanicusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius vagranative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio pakistanicusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia birdinative Birdi loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia dayinative Hora loach  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia lohachatanative Reticulate loach  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cabdio morarnative Morari  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta capoetanative Seven khramulya  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish  
Perciformes Ambassidae Chanda namanative Elongate glass-perchlet  
Perciformes Channidae Channa gachuanative   
Perciformes Channidae Channa maruliusnative Great snakehead  
Perciformes Channidae Channa orientalisnative Walking snakehead  
Perciformes Channidae Channa punctatanative Spotted snakehead  
Perciformes Channidae Channa striatanative Striped snakehead  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela cachiusnative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon planicepsnative Tade gray mullet  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala chitalanative Clown knifefish Gundun 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus cirrhosusnative Mrigal carp Naini 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus mrigalanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus rebanative Reba carp Suhnee 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma garuanative Garua bachcha Chel-lee 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma nazirinative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil sehelinative Bluespot mullet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus diplochilusnative   
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