All fishes reported from Burkina Faso
(landlocked)

n = 125 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 123 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: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 125 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 123 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes baremozenative Silversides  
Characiformes Alestidae Alestes dentexnative Characin Mimbre 
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius atesuensisnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Auchenoglanis occidentalisnative Bubu Korokoto 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus bajadnative Bayad Kuilsiuugu 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus docmaknative Semutundu Kuilsiuugu 
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrus filamentosusnative  Kuilsiuugu 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Brevimyrus nigernative  Nanadenin 
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus leuciscusnative   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus luteusendemic   
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus macrolepidotusnative True big-scale tetra Farabanin 
Characiformes Alestidae Brycinus nursenative Nurse tetra Kuwulen 
Osteoglossiformes Mormyridae Campylomormyrus tamanduanative Wormjawed mormyrid Nanadakurun 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chelaethiops bibienative Lake Turkana sardine  
Siluriformes Mochokidae Chiloglanis voltaenative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys auratusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys maurusnative   
Siluriformes Claroteidae Chrysichthys nigrodigitatusnative Bagrid catfish Kuilkeka 
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus citharusnative Moon fish Kuilmiisgu 
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus eburneensisnative   
Characiformes Citharinidae Citharinus latusnative   
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias anguillarisnative Mudfish Saale 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusnative North African catfish  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Clarotes laticepsnative Widehead catfish Keren 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Clypeobarbus hypsolepisnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon dagetinative   
Gonorynchiformes Kneriidae Cromeria occidentalisnative   
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma kingsleyaenative Tailspot ctenopoma  
Perciformes Anabantidae Ctenopoma pethericinative   
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus brevipinnisnative  Binjimijigɛ 
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus engycephalusnative Perch  
Characiformes Distichodontidae Distichodus rostratusnative Grass-eater Binjimijigɛ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius ablabesnative  Bedempuure 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius baudoninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius bawkuensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius leonensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macinensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius macropsnative Blackstripe barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius parablabesnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius perincenative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius pobeguininative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius punctitaeniatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius stigmatopygusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius sublineatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Enteromius vandewalleinative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys bifasciatusnative   
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Epiplatys spilargyreiusnative   
Osteoglossiformes Gymnarchidae Gymnarchus niloticusnative Aba Memenego 
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis bimaculatusnative Jewelfish Kerbugu 
Perciformes Cichlidae Hemichromis fasciatusnative Banded jewelfish Kerebugu 
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