There are approximately 168 species of lowland-dwelling freshwater fish, this includes: lowland streams, rivers, ponds, meanders and marshes. I have also included reservoir-dwelling species in this section. (statistics acquired from AFCD, HKwildlife and AECHK). 

Ophichthidae
Rice-paddy Eel (Pisodonophis boro)
Anguillidae
Japanese Eel (Anguilla japonica)
Anguillidae
Giant Mottled Eel (Anguilla marmorata)
Notopteridae
Clown Knife Fish (Chitala chitala)
Cyprinidae
Beijiang Thick-lipped Barb (Acrossocheilus beijiangensis)
Cyprinidae
(Acrossocheilus parallens)
Cyprinidae
Garnet Minnow (Aphyocypris lini)
Cyprinidae
Tinfoil Barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii)
Cyprinidae
Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
Cyprinidae
Predatory Carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus)
Cyprinidae
Mud Carp (Cirrhinus molitorella)
Cyprinidae
Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus)
Cyprinidae
Hainan Culter (Culter recurviceps)
Cyprinidae
Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus)
Cyprinidae
Oriental Garra (Garra orientalis)
Cyprinidae
(Hemiculter bleekeri)
Cyprinidae
Wild Carp (Hemiculter leucisculus)
Cyprinidae
Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)
Cyprinidae
Big-head Carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis)
Cyprinidae
(Nicholsicypris normalis)
Show More
Cyprinidae
Horse-mouth Chub (Opsariichthys bidens)
Cyprinidae
(Opsariichthys evolans)
Cyprinidae
Silver Shark Minnow (Osteochilus hasseltti)
Cyprinidae
(Osteochilus salsburyi)
Cyprinidae
Bonylip Barb (Osteochilus vittatus)
Cyprinidae
Predaceous Chub (Parazacco spilurus)
Cyprinidae
Topmouth Gudgeon (Pseudorasbora parva)
Cyprinidae
Blackspot Barb (Puntius filamentosus)
Cyprinidae
Chinese Barb (Puntius semifasciolatus)
Cyprinidae
Chinese Rasbora (Rasbora steineri)
Cyprinidae
Taiwan Lesser Bream (Metzia formosae)
Cyprinidae
Striped Lesser Bream (Metzia lineatus)
Cyprinidae
Rose Bitterling (Rhodeus ocellatus)
Cyprinidae
White Cloud Mountain Minnow (Tanichthys albonubes)
Cobitidae
Oriental Weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus)
Bagridae
Three-lines Bagrid Fish (Pseudobagrus trilineatus)
Bagridae
(Pseudobagrus vachellii)
Bagridae
(Tachysurus virgatus)
Siluridae
Amur Catfish (Silurus asotus)
Sisoridae
White-line Chest-sculptured Sisoridfish (Glyptothorax pallozonum)
Show More
Clariidae
Whitespotted Walking Catfish (Clarias fuscus)
Clariidae
North African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)
Loricariidae
Suckermouth Catfish (Liposarcus sp.)
Loricariidae
Suckermouth Catfish (Pterygoplichthys sp.)
Adrianichthyidae
Rice Fish (Oryzias curvinotus)
Poeciliidae
Mosquito Fish (Gambusia affinis)
Poeciliidae
Guppy (Poecilia reticulata)
Poeciliidae
Liberty Molly (Poecilia salvatoris)
Poeciliidae
Swordtail (Xiphophorus hellerii)
Poeciliidae
Variable Platyfish (Xiphophorus variatus)
Synbranchidae
Swampy Eel (Monopterus albus)
Mastacembelidae
Tire Track Eel (Mastacembelus armatus)
Anabantidae
Climbing Perch (Anabas testudineus)
Centrarchidae
Large Mouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides)
Kuhliidae
Dark-margined Flagtail (Kuhlia marginata)
Cichlidae
(Cichlasoma sp.)
Cichlidae
(Haplochromis sp.)
Cichlidae
Banded Jewelfish (Hemichromis fasciatus)
Cichlidae
Jewelfish (Hemichromis stellifer)
Cichlidae
Flowerhorn (Paratharaps Synspilum)
Show More
Cichlidae
Malawi Golden Cichlid (Melanochromis auratus)
Cichlidae
Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)
Cichlidae
Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
Cichlidae
Tiger Tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi)
Cichlidae
(Tilapia joka)
Cichlidae
Spotted Tilapia (Tilapia mariae)
Cichlidae
Redbelly Tilapia (Coptodon zillii)
Cichlidae
(Vieja fenestrata)
Eleotridae
Sharphead Sleeper (Eleotris oxycephala)
Gobiidae
Largesnout Goby (Awaous melanocephalus)
Gobiidae
(Hemigobius crassa)
Gobiidae
Fork-tongue Goby (Glossogobius giuris)
Gobiidae
(Mugilogobius myxodermus)
Gobiidae
(Rhinogobius duospilus)
Gobiidae
(Rhinogobius leavelli)
Gobiidae
Barcheek Goby (Rhinogobius similis)
Gobiidae
(Stiphodon atropurpureus)
Gobiidae
(Stiphodon imperiorientis)
Gobiidae
(Stiphodon percnopterygionus)
Gobiidae
(Stiphodon multisquamus)
Show More
Osphronemidae
Hong Kong Paradise Fish (Macropodus hongkongensis)
Osphronemidae
Paradise Fish (Macropodus opercularis)
Channidae
Northern Snakehead (Channa argus)
Channidae
Small Snakehead (Channa asiatica)
Channidae
Blotched Snakehead (Channa maculata)
Channidae
Giant Snakehead (Channa micropeltes)
Channidae
(Channa cf. royi)
Channidae
Snakehead Murrel (Channa striata)
Show More

In collaboration with:

  • White Instagram Icon

© 2019 by Jeffery Chan