Cotswold Wildlife Park: Fish


Acanthuridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Ctenochaetus striatus Hair-toothed Tang
Naso litoralus Lipstick Tang
Paracanthurus hepatus Regal Tang 1972
Zebrasoma flavescens Yellow Tang
Acanthurus chrysurus Emperor Tang 1974
Acanthurus leucosternon Powder-blue Surgeon 1972
Acanthurus lineatus Pyjama Tang 1979
Acanthurus shoal Majestic Surgeon Fish 1972

Acipenseridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Acipenser ruthenus Sterlet 2002*

Ammodytidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Ammodytes sp. Lancefish

Anabantidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Anabas testudineus Climbing Perch 1996

Anguillidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Echidna nebulosa Snowflake Moray Eel 1989

Anostomidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Abramites miciocephalus Banded Headstander
Anostomus anostomus Striped Headstander
Leporinus fasciatus Banded Leporinus

Aplocheilidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Aplocheilus panchax panchax Blue Panchax Killifish 2007*

Apogonidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Sphaeramia nematoptera Red-spotted Cardinal 1973

Bagridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Mystys wyckii Scissortail Catfish 2003*

Balistidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Odonus niger Black Trigger Fish
Rhinecanthus aculeatus Picasso Triggerfish

Belontidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Betta splendens Siamese Fighter
Trichogaster leeri Pearl Gourami
Trichogaster microlepis Moonlight Gourami 1972
Trichogaster pectoralis Snakeskin Gourami 1972
Trichogaster trichopterus Golden Gourami 2007*
Colisa lalia Dwarf Gourami 1992

Blennidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Ecsenius bicolor Red-tailed Blenny

Callichthyidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Corydoras arcuatus Arched Catfish 1992
Corydoras aeneus Bronze Catfish
Corydoras paleatus Peppered Catfish

Callionimydae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Synchiropus splendnus Mandarin Fish
Synchiropus ocellatus Scooter Blenny 1988

Chaetodontidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Chaetodon collare Collare Butterfly Fish 1987
Chaetodon semilarvatus Addis Butterfly Fish 1972
Chelmon rostratus Copper-banded Butterfly Fish 1980
Forcipiger flassimus Long-nosed Butterfly Fish 1980
Heniochus acuminatus Banner Fish
Heniochus sp. Wimple Fish 1987

Channidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Channa sp. Snakehead 2002*

Characidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi Black Widow Tetra
Hemigrammus erythrozonus Glowlight Tetra 1988
Hemigrammus ocellifer Black-eyed Tetra 1988
Hemigrammus sp. Long-fin Tetra 2002*
Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma Bleeding-heart Tetra 1992
Hyphessobrycon herbetaxelrodi Black Neon Tetra
Hyphessobrycon innesi Neon Tetra
Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis Lemon Tetra 1992
Hyphessobrycon rubrostigma Bleeding-heart Tetra
Inpaichys kerri Blue Emperor Tetra 2002*
Moenkhausia sanctae-filomenae Glass Tetra 1992
Paracheirodon axelrodi Cardinal Tetra
Thayeria boehlkei Penguin Fish
Serrasalmo natteri Red-bellied Piranha
Chalceus macrolepidotus Pink-tailed Chalceus

Cichlidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Symphosdon aequifasciata haraldi Blue Discus
Chichlasoma nigrofasciatum Convict Cichlid 1996
Symphysodon a. aequifasciata Green Discus 1972
Cichlasoma nicaraguens Nicaragua Cichlid 2005*
Cichlasoma octofasciatum Jack Dempsey 1972
Cleithracara maronii Key-hole Cichlid 1972
Etroplus maculatus Orange Chromide 1972
Etroplus suratensis Striped Chromide 1979
Haplochromis sp. Malawi Cichlid 1996
Pelvicachromis pulcher Rainbow Cichlid 1996
Pterophyllum scalare Silver Angel 1972

Cirrhitidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Oxycirrhites typus Longnose Hawkfish 1979

Cobitidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Acanthopthalmus kuhl Khuli Loach
Botia macrocantha Clown Loach
Botia striata Zebra Loach 2002*

Cyprinidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Balantocheilus melanopterus Silver 'Shark'
Barbodes everetti Clown Barb
Barbodes lateristriga Spanner Barb
Barbodes schwanenfeldii Tinfoil Barb
Barbus gelius Golden Barb 1992
Barbus nigrofasciatus Black Ruby Barb 1972
Barbus conchonius Rosy Barb 1992
Barbus tetrazona Tiger Barb 1988
Brachydanio albolineatus Pearl Danio
Brachydanio frankei Leopard Danio 1992
Brachydanio rerio Zebra Danio 1992
Capoeta arulius Arulius Barb
Capoeta Titteya Cherry Barb
Carassius auratus auratus Domestic Goldfish <2009*
Carassius auratus gibelio Koi <2009*
Rasbora axelrodi Rasbora 1972
Rasbora heteromorpha Harlequin Fish
Danio aequipinnatus Giant Danio 1972
Epalzeorhynchus frenatum Rainbow Shark 2007*
Epalzeorhynchus kallopterus Flying Fox 1992
Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Red-tailed 'Shark'
Elpazeorhynchos frenatus Ruby 'Shark'
Luciosoma setigerum Apollo Shark 1980
Morulius chrysophekadion Black 'Shark'
Rutilus rutilus Roach 1979
Cyprinus carpio Mirror Carp
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass Carp 2006*

Diodontidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Diodon hystrix Porcupine Fish

Elopidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Bodianus frenchii Foxfish 1980

Ephippidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Platax orbicularis Batfish 1997

Gasteropelecidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gasteropelacus levis Silver Hatchet Fish 1988
Carnegiella strigata Marbled Hatchet Fish 1972

Gobiidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Amblyeleotris Steinitzi Watchman Goby 1986
Redigobius balteatops Rhino-horned Goby 1986

Grammatidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gramma loreto Royal Gramma 1972

Gyrinochelidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gyrinocheilus aymonier Sucking Loach

Haemulidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Harlequin Sweetlips 1979
Plectorhinchus diagrammus Striped Sweetlips 1987

Helostomidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Helostoma temmincki Kissing Gourami 1987

Hemiscyllidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Chilosyllium plagiosum White-spotted Bamboo Shark

Holocentridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Myripristis mordjan Squirrel Fish 1989

Labridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Cheilinus undulates Double-headed Wrasse 1974
Coris formosa Formosan Wrasse 1983
Halichoeres melaurus Pin-striped Wrasse 1986
Halichoeres solorensis Green Wrasse 1974
Labroides sp. Banana Wrasse
Labroides dimidiatus Cleaner Wrasse
Novaculichthys taeniurus Dragon Wrasse
Thalasoma amblycephalus Olive Wrasse
Thalassoma lunare Green Parrot Wrasse 1972
Thalassoma lutescens Yellow Wrasse 1987
? Becalaer Wrasse 1972
Choerodon fasciatus Harlequin Tuskfish
Lachnolaimus maximus Hogfish 1980

Lebiasinidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Nannostomus sp. Giant Pencilfish 1979

Loricariidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Ancistrus sp. Bristlenose Catfish 2007*
Hypostomus plecostomus Sucking Catfish 1987
Plecostomus puncatus Suckermouth Catfish

Lutjanidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Lutjanus sebae Emperor Snapper

Mastacembelidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Mastacembelus favus Fire Eel 2004*

Mochokidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Synodontis notatus Two-spot Catfish

Monodactylidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Monodactylus argenteus Malayan Angel 1972

Mormyridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gnathonemus petersi Elephant-nose Fish 1988

Notopteridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Xenomystus nigri African Knife Fish 1972

Oesteoglossidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Osteoglossum isicirrhosum Silver Arawana 2003*

Ostraciidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Lactoria cornuta Cowfish

Pangasiidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pangassius suchi Pangasius Catfish

Pimelodidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Sorubim lima Shovel-nosed Catfish 1997
Pimelodus pictus Pictus Catfish 1992
Rhamdia quelan Black Catfish 1987
Perranichthys perruno Sailfin Catfish

Poeciliidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Poecilia reticulate Guppy
Xiphophorus helleri Pineapple Swordtail 1986
Xiphophorus sp. Red Swordtail 1972
Lebistes reticulates Wild Guppy
Serpae tetra Sailfin Molly 1972
Xiphophorus maculates Platy 1992

Polypteridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Polypterus ornatipinnis Ornate Bichir 2004*
Erpetoichthys calabaricus Reed Fish 1979

Pomacanthidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pomacanthus semicurculatus Koran Angel
Holocanthus tricolor Rock Beauty 1972
Centropyge bispinosus Coral Beauty
Centropyge tibicen Key-hole Angel 1986
Centropyge venustus Purplemask Angel 1986
Holocanthus arcuatus Banded Angel 1972
Holacanthus ciliaris Queen Angel 1986

Pomacentridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Abudefduf assimilus Blue Damsel 1988
Abudefduf luridus Blue-fin Damsel 1973
Abudefduf saxatilis Seargent Major 1973
Amphiprion clarki Chocolate Clown
Ampriprion frenatus Tomato Clownfish 1973
Amphiphron percula Clown Fish 1972
Amphiprion ocellaris Orange Clown 1992
Chrysiptera parasema Yellow-tailed Damsel
Dascyllus carneus Dusky Damsel 1972
Dascyllus marginatus Domino Damsel 1988
Dascyllus melanurus Humbug Damsel 1989
Microspathadon chrysurus Jewelfish
Chromis viridis Green Damsel 1972
Premnas biaculeatus Maroon Clown 1980
Paraglyphidodon oxyodon Blue-velvet Damsel 1972
Chromis cyanea Blue Chromis 1972

Potamotrogidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Potamotrygon laticeps Freshwater Stingray 2002*
Potamotrygon reticulata Reticulated Stingray 2007*

Propteridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Protopterus aethiopicus African Lungfish

Scatophagidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Scatophagus argus Spotted Scat 1979

Scorpaenidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pterois radiate Radiata Lionfish 1987
Pterois volitans Lion Fish 1979
Dendrochirus brachypterus Scorpion Fish 1974

Serranidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Cephalalopholis miniatus Coral Grouper
Chromileptis altivelis Panther Fish

Siganidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Siganus puellus Masked Rabbit Fish 1979

Siluridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Kryptopterus sp. Ghost Knifefish 1988
Kryptopterus bicirrhis Glass Catfish 1988

Syngnathidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Hippocampus erectus Seahorse 1996
Hippocampus kutta Seahorse 1989
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus Pipefish

Tetraodontidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Tetraodon mbu Freshwater Puffer-fish
Canthigaster valentini Saddled Puffer 1979

Tetrarogidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gymnapistes marmoratus Soldier Fish 1987

Triacanthidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Balistes vetula Trigger Fish 1972

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