Species Details : Hydrocynus vittatus Castelnau, 1861

Accepted scientific name:
Hydrocynus vittatus Castelnau, 1861 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Hydrocynus vittatus  Castelnau, 1861
Synonyms:
Hydrocinus vittatus Castelnau, 1861 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Hydrocinus vittatus Castelnau, 1861
Hydrocion lineatus Schlegel, 1863 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Hydrocion lineatus Schlegel, 1863
Hydrocynus lineatus (Schlegel, 1863) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Hydrocynus lineatus (Schlegel, 1863)
Hydrocyon forskalii () (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Hydrocyon forskalii ()
Hydrocyon lineatus Schlegel, 1863 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Hydrocyon lineatus Schlegel, 1863
Hydrocyon vittatus (Castelnau, 1861) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Hydrocyon vittatus (Castelnau, 1861)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Kabi Kabi - Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Kasanji Kasanji - Angola Click here to show the literature
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Musonga Musonga - Angola Click here to show the literature
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Ngweshi Ngweshi Afrikaans Namibia: Kwando River (Ref. 81703). Click here to show the literature
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Tiervis Tiervis Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Tiervis Tiervis Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Kalb el bahr Kalb el bahr Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Kas Kas Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Kass Kass Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Manda Manda Bemba (Zambia) Zambia: Bangweulu swamps Click here to show the literature
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Nsanga Nsanga Bemba (Zambia) Zambia: Bangweulu swamps Click here to show the literature
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Kasangi Kasangi Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Muka Muka Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Almindelig tigerfisk Almindelig tigerfisk Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Koris Koris El Molo Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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Ndweshi Ndweshi English USA Click here to show the literature
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Tiger fish Tiger fish English - Click here to show the literature
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Tiger fish Tiger fish English Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Tigerfish Tigerfish English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Tigerfish Tigerfish English Namibia: Kwando River (Ref. 81703). Click here to show the literature
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Tigerfish Tigerfish English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Tigerfish Tigerfish English Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Tigerfish Tigerfish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Tigerfish Tigerfish English Zambia: Bangweulu swamps; Lake Kariba (Ref. 27602) Click here to show the literature
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Harilik vesihunt Harilik vesihunt Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Avuwo kordzeasa Avuwo kordzeasa Ewe Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Linjatiikeritetra Linjatiikeritetra Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Gestreifter Wasserhund Gestreifter Wasserhund German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Tigersalmler Tigersalmler German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Zawai Zawai Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Owulueze Owulueze Igbo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Akao Akao Irish Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Kiri shelia Kiri shelia Kanuri Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Hidi Hidi Karagas Chad: Kim (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Hidi Dare Hidi Dare Karagas Chad: Eré (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Hiding Hiding Karagas Chad: Djoumané (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Hiring Hiring Karagas Chad: Kolobo (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Bongela Bongela Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Bosenekele Bosenekele Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Munda Munda Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Munda Munda Lombo Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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狗脂鯉 Gou jhih li Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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狗脂鲤 Gou zhi li Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Ebma tsagi Ebma tsagi Nupe-Nupe-Tako Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Mcheni Mcheni Nyanja Malawi: Lower Shire River Valley Click here to show the literature
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Wagassa Wagassa Nyoro Uganda Click here to show the literature
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Ncheni Ncheni Sena Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Munda Munda Somali Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Kachinga Kachinga Swahili (macrolanguage) Tanzania: Rukwa Click here to show the literature
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Lokel Lokel Turkana Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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Ijakere Ijakere Yoruba Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ngania Ngania Zande (individual language) Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Characiformes FishBase
Family Alestidae FishBase
Genus Hydrocynus FishBase
Distribution: West-Africa: Niger, Bnou, Oum, Senegal (Ref. 2880, 5331, 7248, 81279), Oum (unconfirmed, Ref. 81279), Chad (Ref. 2880, 5331, 81279). Also found in the Volta (Ref. 5331, 81279) and Mono rivers (Ref. 81279). Lower Guinea: Cross and Sanaga basins (Ref. 80290). Widespread throughout the Congo River basin (Ref. 4910, 41585, 41594, 42510, 45616, 52070, 89725, 106290). Also reported from Nile, Omo, Zambezi, Limpopo, Rovuma, Shire, Rufiji, Ruaha, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Rukwa (Ref. 2880, 80290), Lake Albert (Ref. 4903) and Lake Kariba (Ref. 27602), Malagarazi, Okavango and lower reaches of coastal systems south to Pongolo (Ref. 7248).
Environment: Freshwater
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 2012-10-02
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2020). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2020-09-01 Beta (Roskov Y.; Ower G.; Orrell T.; Nicolson D.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.M.; Bourgoin T.; DeWalt R.E.; Decock W.; Nieukerken E. van; Penev L.; eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=4479
Conversion date: 2020-09-02 08:37:54