List of fish of Jamaica

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A list of fish of Jamaica.

Jamaican waters contain considerable resources of fresh and saltwater fish.[1]

Saltwater[edit]

The chief varieties of saltwater fish include:


Estuarine[edit]

Fish that occasionally enter freshwater and estuarine environments include:

Freshwater[edit]

Fish that spend the majority of their lives in Jamaica's fresh waters include many species of:

Introduced[edit]

Intentional[edit]

The Malagasy mountain mullet, American Eel and Tilapia have been introduced from Africa for aquaculture and are very common.

Accidental[edit]

fresh water fish

  • parrot fish

References[edit]