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Freshwater Fish

The following table lists the species in this taxon assessed under the Singapore Red List, which is also published in the third edition of the Singapore Red Data Book.

You may find information for the conservation statuses assessed in the second edition Singapore Red Data Book (RDB2) and third edition Singapore Red Data Book (RDB3).

The information below is accurate as at the time of the listing online for the taxon.

Checklist of Freshwater Fish Species with their Category of Threat Status for Singapore

Prepared by Low Bi Wei, Tan Heok Hui, Jeffrey T.B. Kwik, Zeng Yiwen, Darren C.J. Yeo

Family Genus Species Authority Common Name RDB2 RDB3
Cyprinidae Barbodes sellifer Kottelet & Lim, 2021 Saddle barb Not Listed VU
Cyprinidae Barbodes dunckeri (Ahl, 1929) Malayan clown barb Not Listed NEx
Cyprinidae Barbodes lateristriga (Valenciennes, in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1842) Spanner barb, T-barb Not Listed EN
Cyprinidae Boraras maculatus (Duncker, 1904) Pygmy rasbora CR EN
Cyprinidae Cyclocheilichthys apogon (Valenciennes, 1842) Beardless barb EN EN
Cyprinidae Desmopuntius hexazona (Weber & de Beaufort, 1912) Six-banded tiger barb CR EN
Cyprinidae Osteochilus spilurus (Bleeker, 1851) Swamp bony-lipped barb Not Listed NEx
Cyprinidae Rasbora cephalotaenia (Bleeker, 1852) Head-banded rasbora Not Listed NEx
Cyprinidae Rasbora einthovenii (Bleeker, 1851) Einthoven’s rasbora Not Listed VU
Cyprinidae Rasbora elegans "Volz, 1903 " Two-spot rasbora Not Listed VU
Cyprinidae Rasbora paucisqualis "Ahl, 1935 " Large-scaled rasbora Not Listed NEx
Cyprinidae Trigonostigma heteromorpha (Duncker, 1904) Harlequin rasbora EN EN
Cobitidae Pangio muraeniformis "(de Beaufort, 1933) " Spotted eel-loach EN CR
Cobitidae Pangio semicincta "(Fraser-Brunner, 1940) " Malayan banded eel-loach Not Listed NEx
Nemacheilidae Nemacheilus selangoricus "Duncker, 1904 " Grey-banded sand loach CR CR
Bagridae Mystus gulio "(Hamilton, 1822) " Long-whiskered catfish Not Listed LC
Bagridae Pseudomystus leiacanthus (Weber & de Beaufort, 1912) Dwarf bumblebee catfish CR CR
Siluridae Ompok fumidus Tan & Ng, 1996 Swamp ompok Not Listed NEx
Siluridae Silurichthys hasseltii Bleeker, 1858 Hasselt’s leaf catfish CR CR
Akysidae Parakysis longirostris "Ng & Lim, 1995 " Longnose little warty catfish CR CR
Clariidae Clarias batrachus "(Linnaeus, 1758) " Common walking catfish Not Listed NT
Clariidae Clarias leiacanthus "Bleeker, 1851 " Forest walking catfish Not Listed VU
Clariidae Clarias nieuhofii Valenciennes, 1840 Slender walking catfish CR EN
Clariidae Encheloclarias kelioides Ng & Lim, 1993 Bladefin catfish Not Listed CR
Sisoridae Glyptothorax fuscus Fowler, 1934 Wrinkle-bellied catfish Not Listed NEx
Synbranchidae Monopterus javanensis Lacepède, 1800 Sunda swamp eel Not Listed LC
Mastacembelidae Macrognathus maculatus (Cuvier, 1831) Buff-backed spiny eel CR CR
Zenarchopteridae Dermogenys collettei Meisner, 2001 "Sunda pygmy halfbeak " Not Listed LC
Zenarchopteridae Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus "(Bleeker, 1853) " "Malayan forest halfbeak " Not Listed EN
Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus armatus (van Hasselt, 1823) Whitespot Not Listed LC
Gobinellidae Eugnathogobius siamensis "(Fowler, 1934) " Roundhead stream goby Not Listed CR
Family Genus Species Authority Common Name RDB2 RDB3
Gobinellidae Pseudogobiopsis oligactis "(Bleeker, 1875) " Broadhead stream goby Not Listed VU
Nandidae Nandus nebulosus (Gray, 1835) Sunda leaf fish CR EN
Anabantidae Anabas testudineus "(Bloch, 1792) " Climbing perch Not Listed LC
Osphronemidae Belontia hasseltii (Cuvier, 1831) Javan combtail Not Listed NEx
Osphronemidae Betta imbellis "Ladiges, 1975 " Crescent betta Not Listed EN
Osphronemidae Betta pugnax (Cantor, 1850) Malayan forest betta Not Listed LC
Osphronemidae Betta tomi "Ng & Kottelat, 1994 " Mawai giant betta Not Listed NEx
Osphronemidae Luciocephalus pulcher (Gray, 1830) Brown pikehead CR EN
Osphronemidae Trichopodus trichopterus "(Pallas, 1770) " Three-spot gourami Not Listed VU
Osphronemidae Trichopsis vittata "(Cuvier, 1831) " Striped croaking gourami Not Listed LC
Channidae Channa limbata (Cuvier, in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831) Dwarf snakehead CR EN
Channidae Channa lucius (Cuvier, 1831) Forest snakehead Not Listed VU
Channidae Channa melasoma "(Bleeker, 1851) " Black snakehead CR EN
Channidae Channa striata (Bloch, 1793) Common snakehead; Haruan Not Listed LC
Last updated on 24 May 2024

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