All fishes reported from Sierra Leone
n = 708 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 684 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 18 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 6 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 708 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 684 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country Photo
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Grainger 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilisnative Sergeant-major  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf taurusnative Night sergeant  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus monroviaenative Monrovia doctorfish  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinusnative Bull ray  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Tenny 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia gracilisnative   
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis alexandrinanative Alexandria pompano Pomp 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus rostratusnative Risso's smooth-head  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus schoepfiinative Orange filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius platychirnative Mountain barbel  
Siluriformes Amphiliidae Amphilius rheophilusnative   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Anomalochromis thomasinative   
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius pardalisnative   
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius striatusnative Striated frogfish  
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Anthias anthiasnative Swallowtail seaperch  
Acanthuriformes Antigoniidae Antigonia caprosnative Deepbody boarfish Boarfish 
Cyprinodontiformes Procatopodidae Aplocheilichthys spilauchennative Banded lampeye   No picture yet.
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon imberbisnative Cardinal fish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Apsilus fuscusnative African forktail snapper  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus monodinative    No picture yet.
Cyprinodontiformes Nothobranchiidae Archiaphyosemion guineensenative Guinean killi  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus affinisnative Pacific hatchet fish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish  
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Argyrosomus regiusnative Meagre  
Scombriformes Ariommatidae Ariomma bondinative Silver-rag driftfish  
Scombriformes Ariommatidae Ariomma melananative Brown driftfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma analenative Longtrunk conger  
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma balearicumnative Bandtooth conger  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias xenostomanative    No picture yet.
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus capensisnative Cape scaldfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus imperialisnative Imperial scaldfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus laternanative Mediterranean scaldfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus thorinative Thor's scaldfish  
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae Asquamiceps caeruleusnative    No picture yet.
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes caulophorusnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes gemmifernative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes macropogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes micropogonnative    No picture yet.
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes nigernative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes richardsoninative Richardson's snaggletooth  
Siluriformes Claroteidae Auchenoglanis occidentalisnative Bubu Gbada 
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