List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Pakistan
n = 241
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Table 1: 232 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 8 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: 241 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 232 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Acanthocobitis botianative Mottled loach  
Siluriformes Ailiidae Ailia coilanative Gangetic ailia Mun-glee-ah-nec 
Siluriformes Ailiidae Ailiichthys punctatanative Jamuna ailia Puttassi 
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps macropterusnative   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps mangoisnative Indian torrent catfish  
Cypriniformes Danionidae Amblypharyngodon molanative Mola carplet  
Anabantiformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusnative Climbing perch  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensisnative Indian mottled eel  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel  
Cyprinodontiformes Aphaniidae 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 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Awaous jayakarinative   
Anabantiformes Badidae Badis badisnative Badis  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius bagariusnative Goonch  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius yarrellinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana deronative Kalabans  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana diplostomanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana gedrosicusendemic   
Cypriniformes Danionidae Barilius bendelisisnative   
Cypriniformes Danionidae Barilius modestusnative   
Cypriniformes Danionidae Barilius naseeriendemic   
Cypriniformes Danionidae Barilius pakistanicusnative   
Cypriniformes Danionidae Barilius vagranative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio pakistanicusendemic   
Cypriniformes Botiidae Botia birdinative Birdi loach  
Cypriniformes Botiidae Botia dayinative Hora loach  
Cypriniformes Botiidae Botia lohachatanative Reticulate loach  
Cypriniformes Danionidae Cabdio morarnative Morari  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Capoeta capoetanative Seven khramulya  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Chanda namanative Elongate glass-perchlet  
Anabantiformes Channidae Channa gachuanative   
Anabantiformes Channidae Channa maruliusnative Great snakehead  
Anabantiformes Channidae Channa orientalisnative Walking snakehead  
Anabantiformes Channidae Channa punctatanative Spotted snakehead  
Anabantiformes Channidae Channa striatanative Striped snakehead  
Cypriniformes Danionidae Chela cachiusnative   
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 Ailiidae Clupisoma garuanative Garua bachcha Chel-lee 
Siluriformes Ailiidae Clupisoma nazirinative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil sehelinative Bluespot mullet  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus diplochilusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus latiusnative Stone roller  
Cypriniformes Xenocyprididae Ctenopharyngodon idellaintroduced Grass carp  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinion microphthalmumnative   
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