Neopterygii (New-Finned Fish)

 

Order: Anabantiformes

Family: Pristolepididae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Pristolepis marginata Jerdon, 1849   - Mananthavady River, Wayanad district, Kerala, India Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Atheriniformes

Family: Melanotaeniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Chilatherina sentaniensis (Weber, 1907) Sentani rainbowfish - Lake Sentani, Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Melanotaenia ajamaruensis Allen & Cross, 1980 Ajamaru Lakes rainbowfish - Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Melanotaenia eachamensis Allen & Cross, 1982 Lake Eacham rainbow fish - Lake Eacham, Atherton tablelands, Queensland Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Characiformes (Characins and their allies)

Family: Characidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Astyanax guaporensis Eigenmann, 1911   - Guaporé River basin & rio Madeira basin, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Hasemania crenuchoides Zarske and Géry, 1999   - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Stygichthys typhlops Brittan & Böhlke, 1965   - Minas Gerais state, Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Cichliformes

Family: Cichlidae (Cichlids)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Crenicichla yaha Casciotta, Almirón & Gómez, 2006   - Urugua-í river, Misiones Province, Argentina Rediscovered Access
Ctenochromis pectoralis Pfeffer, 1893 Pangani haplo(chromine) - Kenya & Tanzania Rediscovered Access
Haplochromis chromogynos Greenwood, 1959   - Lake Victoria, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Rediscovered Access
Haplochromis megalops Greenwood & Gee, 1969   - Lake Victoria, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Rediscovered Access
Paretroplus menarambo Allgayer, 1996 Pinstripe damba, damba menarambo (Malagasy) - Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Ptychochromis insolitus Stiassny & Sparks, 2006 Mangarahara cichlid, Joba mena (native name) - Amboboa & Mangarahara Rivers, Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Ptychochromoides itasy Sparks, 2004   - Lake Itasy, Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Stomatepia mongo Trewavas, 1972   - Lake Barombi-Mbo, Cameroon Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: [Pholidichthyidae (Convict Blennies)]

 

 

Order: Cypriniformes (Carps, Minnows, Loaches, etc.)

Family: Balitoridae (Hillstream Loaches)

Family: Barbuccidae (Scooter Loaches or Fire-eyed Loaches)

Family: Botiidae (Pointface Loaches)

Family: Catostomidae (Suckers)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Moxostoma robustum Cope, 1870 Robust redhorse - USA Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Cobitidae (True Loaches)

 

Family: Cyprinidae (Carp, True Minnows, Barbs, Barbels, etc.)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acanthobrama hadiyahensis Coad, Alkahem & Behnke, 1983   - Qusaiba'a Dam, Al-Thamad area of Khaybar City, Saudi Arabia Rediscovered Access
Barbus mussullah Sykes, 1838 Hump backed mahseer - Ghod river, Sirur, Pune District. Maharashtra State, India Rediscovered Access
Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Smith, 1931 Red-tailed shark, Redtailed black shark, Red-tailed labeo, Red tailed shark, Redtail shark, Redtail sharkminnow - Thailand Rediscovered Access
Gila sp. nov. 'carpa gorda de Parras' -   - desert springs near Parras, Coahuila, Mexico Rediscovered Access
Hypselobarbus lithopidos Day, 1874 Canara barb - South Canara, Western Ghats, India Rediscovered Access
Hypselobarbus pulchellus Day, 1870   - South Canara, Karnataka, India Rediscovered Access
Lavinia symmetricus ssp. nov. 'Red Hills' - Red Hills roach - Tuolumne County, California, USA Rediscovered Access
Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis Miller & Hubbs, 1960 Big Spring spinedace - Lincoln County, Nevada, USA Rediscovered Access
Leuciscus stigma Valenciennes, 1844   - Kerala, India Rediscovered Access
Metzia mesembrinum Jordan & Evermann, 1902   - Taiwan Rediscovered Access
Notropis amecae Chernoff & Miller, 1986 Ameca shiner, carpita del Ameca - Río Ameca, Mexico Rediscovered Access
Notropis megalops (Girard, 1856) West Texas shiner - Texas, USA Rediscovered Access
Puntius lindog Herre, 1924 Lindog - Lake Lanao, Lanao Province, Mindanao Island, Philippines Rediscovered Access
Tanichthys albonubes S. Y. Lin, 1932 White Cloud Mountain minnow - China Rediscovered Access
Telestes miloradi Bogutskaya, Zupancic, Bogut & Naseka, 2012   - Ljuta River, Croatia Rediscovered Access
Telestes turskyi (Heckel, 1843)   - Cikola River, Croatia Rediscovered Access
Telestes ukliva (Heckel, 1843)   - Cetina River, Dalmatia, Croatia Rediscovered Access
Trigonostigma somphongsi (Meinken, 1958) Somphongs’s rasbora - Thailand Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Ellopostomatidae (Square-head or Sturgeon-mouthed Loaches)

Family: Gastromyzontidae (Sucker Loaches)

Family: Gyrinocheilidae (Algae Eaters or Sucking Loaches)

Family: Nemacheilidae (Brook Loaches or Stone Loaches)

Family: Serpenticobitidae (Snake Loaches or Serpent Loaches)

Family: Vaillantellidae (Longfin Loaches)

 

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Family: Aplocheilidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Leptolebias opalescens Myers, 1942 Annual tropical killifish, Opalescent pearlfish - south-eastern Brazil Rediscovered Access
Leptopanchax splendens (Myers, 1942) Splendid pearlfish - Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Cyprinodontidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cyprinodon bovinus Baird & Girard, 1853 Leon Springs pupfish - Pecos County, Texas, USA Rediscovered Access
Cyprinodon radiosus Miller, 1948 Owens pupfish - California, USA Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Fundulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Fundulus bermudae Günther, 1874 Bermuda killifish - Bermuda Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Goodeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Allotoca maculata Smith & Miller, 1980 Opal allotoca, Opal goodeid, Blackspot allotoca, Blackspot goodeid, Tailspot goodeid, tiro manchado - Mexico Rediscovered Access
Allotoca meeki Álvarez del Villar, 1959 Zirahuén allotoca - Lago Zirahuén, near Ajuno, Michoacán, Mexico Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Poeciliidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Poecilia thermalis Steindachner, 1863   - ? Rediscovered Access
Poecilia wingei Poeser, Kempkes & Isbrücker, 2005 Black-Bar endler, Endler's livebearer, Endler's guppy - Laguna de Patos, Venezuela Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Gobiiformes

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Gobius malabaricus Day, 1865   - Karavannoor river, Thrissur district (=Trichur =Trissur), Kerala, India Rediscovered Access
Knipowitschia goerneri Ahnelt, 1991 Corfu dwarf goby, Kerkyrogoviós - Corfu (=Kerkyra Island), Ionian Islands, Greece (western) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Gymnotiformes (Electric Eel and American Knifefishes) 

 

Order: Lophiiformes

Family: Lophiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Lophiodes triradiatus Lloyd, 1909   - Laccadive Sea (India), Philippines and South China Sea Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Osteoglossiformes

Family: Mormyridae (Freshwater Elephantfish)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)   - Gabon Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Perciformes

Family: Blennidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Istiblennius colei (Herre, 1934)   - Philippines Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Haemulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani, 1842) Brownstriped grunt - Brazil, Colombia & Panamá Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Labridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Sagittalarva inornata (Gilbert, 1890) Cape wrasse - eastern Pacific Ocean Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Osphronemidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Betta rubra Perugia, 1893 Red Sumatran fighter - Sumatra, Indonesia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Percidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Romanichthys valsanicola Dumitrescu, Bănărescu & Stoica, 1957 Asprete, Romanian darter, Romanian-darter - Romania Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Symphysanodontidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Symphysanodon andersoni Kotthaus, 1974 Bucktoothed slopefish - Arabian Sea Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Pleuronectiformes

Family: Cynoglossidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Symphurus diabolicus Mahadeva & Munroe, 1990 Diabolical tonguefish - Galápagos Islands, Ecuador Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Salmoniformes

Family: Salmonidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi var. 'lacustrine form' - Lacustrine Lahontan cutthroat trout - Pilot Peak Mountains, Bonneville basin, Utah (introduced) & Pyramid Lake, Truckee River basin, Nevada (formerly native), USA Rediscovered Access
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomias

(Cope, 1871)

  - USA Rediscovered Access
Oncorhynchus clarki ssp. nov. 'San Juan cutthroat' - San Juan cutthroat trout - USA Rediscovered Access
Oncorhynchus kawamurae Jordan & McGregor, 1925 Kunimasu, Black kokanee - Lake Tazawa (native), Akita Prefecture & Lake Saiko (introduced), Yamanashi Prefecture, both Honshu, Japan Rediscovered Access
Salvelinus profundus Schillinger, 1901 Tiefseesaibling - Lake Constance (or Konstanz), Austria, Germany and Switzerland Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Scorpaeniformes

Family: Platycephalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Platycephalus cultellatus Richardson, 1846   - South China Sea Rediscovered Access

 

 

 

Order: Siluriformes (catfishes)

Family: Amblycipitidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Liobagrus nigricauda Regan, 1904   - Lake Dianchi, Yunnan, China Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Bagridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hemibagrus punctatus (Jerdon, 1849) Nilgiri mystus - Western Ghats, India Rediscovered Access
Mystus armatus Day, 1865   - Kerala, India Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Loricariidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Chaetostomus setosus Boulenger, 1887   - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Hypostomus subcarinatus Castelnau, 1855   - rio São Francisco basin, Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Sisoridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Glyptothorax kurdistanicus (Berg, 1931) Kordestan sucking catfish, Mesopotamian sucking catfish - Iran & Kurdistan Rediscovered Access
Glyptothorax poonaensis (Hora, 1938)   - Bhima river (upper reaches), India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Trichomycteridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Listrura camposi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1957   - São Paulo State, Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

 

 

Order: Synbranchiformes

Family: Mastacembelidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mastacembelus malabaricus  Jerdon, 1849   - Kerala, India Rediscovered Access

 

 

 

Order: Trachiniformes

Family: Pinguipedidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Parapercis colemani Randall & Francis, 1993   - Pacific Ocean (including Norfolk Island) & Tasman Sea Rediscovered Access