List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Malaysia
n = 644
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Table 1: 625 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 8 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 11 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 644 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 625 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acanthopsoides molobrionnative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acanthopsoides robertsinative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acantopsis dialuzonanative   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acantopsis octoactinotosnative   
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Achiroides leucorhynchosnative  Sole 
Siluriformes Akysidae Acrochordonichthys falcifernative   
Siluriformes Akysidae Acrochordonichthys pachydermanative   
Siluriformes Akysidae Acrochordonichthys rugosusnative   
Siluriformes Akysidae Acrochordonichthys septentrionalisnative Maeklong chameleon catfish  
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis hendricksoninative   
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis micropsendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Albulichthys albuloidesnative   
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalusnative Bald glassy Seriding botak 
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis interruptanative Long-spined glass perchlet Seriding duri 
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenianative Banded-tail glassy perchlet Seriding jalur 
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps foratumnative   
Cypriniformes Danionidae Amblypharyngodon atkinsoniinative Burmese carplet Bombin Burma 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblyrhynchichthys truncatusnative  Mata besar 
Anabantiformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusnative Climbing perch Pepuyu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Anematichthys repassonnative   
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel Belut dwiwarna 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla malgumoranative Indonesian longfinned eel Belut sirip panjang 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchaxnative Blue panchax Kepala timah 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius microcephalusnative Squirrelheaded catfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Auriglobus modestusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Auriglobus nefastusnative Greenbottle pufferfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Auriglobus remotusnative   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius bagariusnative Goonch  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius yarrellinative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrichthys hypselopterusnative Blacklancer catfish  
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrichthys macracanthusnative Black lancer catfish  
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagrichthys macropterusnative False black lancer  
Siluriformes Bagridae Bagroides melapterusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Balantiocheilos melanopterusnative Tricolor sharkminnow Hangus 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitoropsis ophiolepisnative   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitoropsis zollingerinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbichthys laevisnative Sucker barb Batu hulu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes banksinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes belinkanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes binotatusnative Spotted barb Putih 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes dunckeriendemic Bigspot barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes everettinative Clown barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes kuchingensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes lateristriganative Spanner barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes rhombeusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes strigatusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes sunierinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus balleroidesnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus collingwoodiinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus gonionotusintroduced Silver barb Lalawak 
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