List of Introduced Fishes reported from Philippines
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Table 1: 51 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: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 51 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 51 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Cichliformes Cichlidae Amatitlania nigrofasciataintroduced Convict cichlid Convict 
Anabantiformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusintroduced Climbing perch Liwalo 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchaxintroduced Blue panchax Killie 
Cyprinodontiformes Rivulidae Austrolebias nigripinnisintroduced Blackfin pearlfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus gonionotusintroduced Silver barb Tawes 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratusintroduced Goldfish karpita 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassiusintroduced Crucian carp Wild goldfish 
Anabantiformes Channidae Channa striataintroduced Striped snakehead Anak dalag 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala chitalaintroduced Clown knifefish  
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala ornataintroduced Clown featherback  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus cirrhosusintroduced Mrigal carp  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias batrachusintroduced Philippine catfish Hitong batukan 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinusintroduced North African catfish  
Characiformes Serrasalmidae Colossoma macropomumintroduced Cachama  
Cichliformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliiintroduced Redbelly tilapia Zill's tilapia 
Siluriformes Callichthyidae Corydoras aeneusintroduced Bronze corydoras Bronze catfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp Karpa 
Cypriniformes Danionidae Danio reriointroduced Zebra danio Zebra danio 
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus heteroclitusintroduced Mummichog  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinisintroduced Mosquitofish Isdang canal 
Anabantiformes Helostomatidae Helostoma temminckiiintroduced Kissing gourami Kissing gourami 
Cypriniformes Xenocyprididae Hypophthalmichthys molitrixintroduced Silver carp Babangan 
Cypriniformes Xenocyprididae Hypophthalmichthys nobilisintroduced Bighead carp  
Siluriformes Loricariidae Hypostomus plecostomusintroduced Suckermouth catfish Plecostomus 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ictalurus punctatusintroduced Channel catfish Channel catfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo catlaintroduced Catla  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rohitaintroduced Roho labeo Rohu 
Centrarchiformes Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellusintroduced Green sunfish  
Centrarchiformes Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirusintroduced Bluegill Sunfish 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Mayaheros urophthalmusintroduced Mexican mojarra  
Centrarchiformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoidesintroduced Largemouth black bass  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatusintroduced Pond loach Dojo 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Oreochromis aureusintroduced Blue tilapia Tilapia 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicusintroduced Mozambique tilapia Tilapia 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusintroduced Nile tilapia Pla pla 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Oreochromis spilurusintroduced Sabaki tilapia  
Anabantiformes Osphronemidae Osphronemus goramyintroduced Giant gourami Goramy 
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasianodon hypophthalmusintroduced Striped catfish  
Cichliformes Cichlidae Parachromis managuensisintroduced Jaguar guapote Managuense 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinnaintroduced Sailfin molly Bubuntis 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulataintroduced Guppy Guppy 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia sphenopsintroduced Molly Molly 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Pterygoplichthys disjunctivusintroduced Vermiculated sailfin catfish  
Siluriformes Loricariidae Pterygoplichthys pardalisintroduced Amazon sailfin catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntigrus tetrazonaintroduced Sumatra barb Tiger barb 
Cypriniformes Danionidae Rasbora borapetensisintroduced Blackline rasbora Red tail rasbora 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Sarotherodon melanotheronintroduced Blackchin tilapia  
Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossidae Scleropages formosusintroduced Asian bonytongue Golden arowana 
Anabantiformes Osphronemidae Trichopodus leeriiintroduced Pearl gourami Pearl gourami 
Anabantiformes Osphronemidae Trichopodus pectoralisintroduced Snakeskin gourami Pla-salit 
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