Also Ref. Found in Lake Mainit, Mindanao (Ref. Known from Negros, Leyte, Culion, Busuanga, Palawan (Ref. Ines, Rizal and Banaban R., Angat, Bulacan, Philippines. 15. 94476. Description based from the type and only specimen, 12.6 cm, collected at Camp Keithley, Lanao. Also Ref. 12758), 1963-64, 1973-77, 1982-83, 1990-91 and 2008 surveys (Ref. Museum: Coron, Busuanga, CAS 38636 (30, 1.9-3.3 cm SL) (Ref. Also Ref. 94476). Also reported from Taal Lake (Ref. 7223). 94476). 4567, 50320, 13446, 81829), reported from Kalinawan River (Ref. Also Ref. 280. 7223). Museum: Nakoda Bay, USNM 98839, 150632. Specimens were collected from Sohoton Cave and Inuntan, Basey River, Samar in 1993 (Ref. Lizard goby (English), Biang tuku (Tagalog). Many species of fish in the UK are easy to identify, but others are consistently confused. reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, 12165). 13446, 94476. Cagayan river); apparently overfished (article in Inquirer, 17 Nov. 1998). The pre- Identification information on freshwater fish, features and glossary of fish terms, reef fish guide, shark guide, and deep water fish guide. 2855). Specimens were collected from Calbiga-a creek, Lagu Lagu creek, and Ambacan River at Makinhas, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Specimens were collected from Lagu Lagu creek, Ambacan River, and Calbiga-a creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 439, 13446, 80679). 41640). 7223). Three specimens caught at depths between 122 and 205 m during the 1976, Indian pellona (English), Dilat (Tagalog), Bas-an (Bikol), Matang baka (Bikol), Mu-ang (Bikol), Tuabak (Bikol), Mangsi (Cebuano), Tamban (Chavacano), Ibis (Davawenyo), Big-eyed herring (English), Mamata (Ilokano), Buslit (Kuyunon), Tubak (Pangasinan), Kundilat (Tagalog), Muang (Tagalog), Tuabak (Tagalog), Dumpilas (Visayan), Silag-habato (Visayan), Tamban-yapad (Waray-waray). Identification guide to the families and species of Philippine marine fishes. Maria River, in Laguna; Lake Buhi, Camarines Sur; Lake Naujan, Mindoro (Ref. Also Ref. 280). Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and Reported as a migratory species in Lake Mainit (Ref. 4735). 4343. Still present in a 1982 survey (Ref. 13446). 81829). Known only from a single river system in Luzon (Ref. Recorded as. 280). Lakes Buhi and Bato, Camarines Sur (Ref. 13446), Bongo Island and Paril-Sangay Protected Seascape, Moro Gulf (Ref. 40966). Seldom a food fish. Guinobatan River, AMNH 50592; CAS 50722 (Ref. Specimens were collected from Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 12752). 280). Also Ref. Found in Laguna de Bay (Ref. It has not established in the wild (Ref. 7223). 68595). Found by Herre to be common in Lake Lanao in 1923 (Ref. 2929). Reported from Lake Lanao 1986 survey (Ref. 12165, 13446), Lake Naujan (Ref. Comprehensive information detailing physical appearance, habitat, ecology, and local names is provided for more than 90 fish families. 2. Bolinao Market, Pangasinan, NLU 71395. 280). 4867, 13446), Lake Lanao, 1986 survey (Ref. 12217), Lake Lanao (Ref. Also Ref. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. Also Ref. Abundant in Lake Taal, 1995 survey (Ref. 4867, 13446). Also Ref. Specimens collected from Cagayan River, barrio Catayaoan, lallo, Cagayan Province were described by Herre and deposited in the collection of the Division of Fisheries of the Department of Agriculture and Commerce (Ref. Described from a 3.4 cm TL (2.75 SL) male holotype (Philippine Fish and Game … Reported from Lake Taal (Ref. Also Ref. 57971). 104756). Reported from Dampalit, Malabon; Orani, Bataan; Balayan, Batangas; Bulan, Sorsogon; Dumaguete, Negros Oriental; Zamboanga, Mindanao (Ref. Specimens were collected from Lagu Lagu creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 13446). Thai hito (English), Hitong batukan (Tagalog), Pantat (Banton), Hito (Bikol), Paltat (Ilokano), Ito (Kapampangan), Kawatsi (Kuyunon), Pantat (Pangasinan), Hito (Tagalog), Pantat (Tagalog), Alimudan (Visayan), Known Ambacan River at Makinhas and Butigan, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 13446). Collected from Laguna de Bay in 1984 and considered an excellent food fish. 13460). Specimens were collected from Calbiga-a creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 12758). 280). Reported from Laguna de Bay (Ref. Migrated into Lake Mainit via Tubay River, Mindanao (Ref. 26365). Questionable (NB). Seven specimens, 13.3 - 17.6 cm, were collected by Herre in 1922 from the type locality, the rapids of the Agus, just below Dansalan bridge a short distance from Lake Lanao; caught using hook and line (Ref. Described from eight female specimens, 7.8 - 11.8, collected at the type locality, Dansalan, Lake Lanao, Mindanao (1921, 1922) (Ref. Specimens were collected in 1993 from Kiga creek, Lagu Lagu creek, a small creek in Guadalupe, Leyte and from Sohoton Cave, Basey River, Samar (Ref. They usually vary in size that can either be small or big. 12165). 2847. Museum specimens collected in 1983 from the south bay, LRS-83115 (Ref. Recorded from Lanuza Bay (Ref. 51649). Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. 4867, 13446, 81829), reported from Kalinawan River (Ref. Reported in Taal Lake (Ref. 13446) and also reported in Laguna de Bay (Ref. Known from Bombon (=Taal) lake (Ref. Celebes longfin eel (English), Igat (Tagalog), Casili (Cebuano), Kasili (Cebuano), Kasili (Davawenyo), Kasili (Visayan), Kasili (Waray-waray). 27799). 1739. Also Ref. 80824), Luzon (Ref. Collected from Saub River, Cotabato in 1923. 559. (Ref. scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, 280). Type locality of Therapon brevispinnis, Quingoa River, Province Bulacan (Ref. 2929). Type specimen (male, 3.35 cm) collected from a creek at barrio Puru, Legaspi, Albay Province; other specimens from Rawis River (male, 2.4-3.3 cm; females 2.2 - 3.7 cm) (Ref. 12768). Plecostomus (English), Janitor fish (English), Sucking catfish (English). Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. 1602. 1739, 7306, 12157 and 12548. 94476. 3.40 cm TL male/unsexed ;2.65 cm TL female. 6956. Recorded from Candaba Swamp and Pampanga River (Ref. Also known from streams near Fort Stotsenberg, Pampanga and Mangatarem, Pangasinan (Ref. Also Ref. 7223). Also Ref. 439). 12165, 13446). The Ifugao provincial government also supports this OTOP and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is involved in the development of aquaculture technology for yu-yu. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. across the British Isles. 68595), Bagaong River, Sablayan Bay, Mindoro; Malbato R., Port Uson, and Pagauron R., Port Caltom, Busuanga I.; Pancol and creek near Pancol, Malampaya Sound, Iwahig R., and tributaries, Malatgao and Camino rivers, near Puerto Princesa, Malinao R., Mantaquin Bay, Palawan; Zamboanga R.; Isabela R., Basilan I.; Cagayan R., Misamis Oriental, Mindanao. 280). 12768). Recorded from Leyte Gulf (Ref. Most of the time, she had to stuff the bodies with cotton and pin the fins so they'll stay up. 27799,81207,13446). 7223). 7223). Migrated into Lake Mainit via Tubay River, Mindanao (Ref. Kampa (Ilokano), Dalapakan (Visayan), Delaposkan (Visayan), Specimens were collected from Lagu Lagu creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Introduced from Taiwan in 1985 (Ref. 2929). It is either a valid species or a geographical race of. 13448). 13428). Museum specimens collected in 1984 from various localities, LRS-84137 (Ref. Type locality: Cagayan Sulu, Singuan Lake and Sulu Lake (Ref. 7050. Migrated into Lake Mainit via the Tubay River, Mindanao (Ref. 1739), but has already been reported in Laguna de Bay (Ref. Arayat, in Pampanga and Nueva Ecija (Ref. Described from specimens caught in Laguna de Bay, at Calamba, Los Banos, Lumbang, Santa Cruz, Laguna (Ref. Museum: Iwahig river, Palawan, CAS 53949. 12768). 94476. 1602. Comm.) 280). 80824). Recorded from Taal Lake (Ref. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. 13448). Escudero et al. 050862). 4404, 4833, 7050, 80679. 280, 13446) and Lake Lanao (Ref. Also Ref. 84480), Dumaguete (Ref. 4735. Recorded in a 1982 survey (Ref. 81820). Also Ref. Described from a single specimen, 8.1 cm, collected from the type locality Malum River, Tawi-tawi, Philippines on 21 September 1923 (Ref. Also found in Culion and Busuanga islands in the Calamian group north of Palawan (Ref. Known from a tributary of Laguna de Bay, Luzon (Ref. 280. Type locality, the Malabang River in Mindanao (Ref. Known only to be abundant in 1913, biting hooks and nibbling at fingers held underwater (Ref. Type locality, Intel R., pool in river bordered by waterfall (upriver) and rapids (downriver), Barrovia Barangay hot springs, Baggao Municipality, Luzon (Ref. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. Reported from Lake Taal (Ref. 10888). 12165, 13446). Specimens collected from Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. The text describes how these characteristics help the fish to live successfully in its own particular habitat.CHAPTER 2: Visual Key to FamiliesThe second chapter contains a visual key designed to aid identification of an individual fish to family level. 12768). Also Ref. 13446, 95183). Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. Sison, CAS-SU 38901, 38902. 13460) and Sta. 7223). for further documentation and identification. Also Ref. 7223). 12165, 13446). 13446) and Pagbilao mangrove. Type locality, believed to be from Cavite Province. Reported from Balabac, Samar, Cebu, Siquijor, Mindanao, Palawan, Culion, and Samal Is. Also Ref. 2929). Longfin grey mullet (English), Talilong (Tagalog), Balanak (Agutaynen), Balanak (Bikol), Gisaw (Cebuano), Banak (Chavacano), Lisas (Chavacano), Gisaw (Davawenyo), Mullet (English), Buntis (Hiligaynon), Gisaw (Hiligaynon), Lul-luran (Ilokano), Balanak (Kagayanen), Banak (Kuyunon), Banak (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Banak (Tagalog), Balanak (Waray-waray). 38732). 81820). Reported from Lake Mainit and Kalinawan River (Ref. 94476). 56084, 80824) and from FAC, Munoz Nueva Ecija as specimen for living fish museum. Migrated into Lake Mainit via the Tubay River, Mindanao (Ref. Well established in rivers and lakes, where it reproduces naturally (Ref. 2929). The Philippines is considered as one of the seventeen megadiverse countries as well as global biodiversity hotspot. Collected from CLSU fish pond, Nueva Ecija (Ref. 1739, 1998, 6346. 7223). Present in good numbers in Lake Bombon (=Taal), 1995 survey (Ref. 280). Reported from Alaminos, Pangasinan; San Fernando, Pampanga; Vigan, Ilocos Sur; Agno River, Dagupan, Pangasinan (Ref. 13489). 13446), Tayabas Bay (Ref. Also Ref. 2929). Also Ref. Collected from AQUAGEM, Maharlika Hi-way Cabanatuan City as specimen for living fish museum (Ref. Also Ref. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. 81820). Also Ref. Described by Seale from specimens collected from Trinidad River, Baguio, elevation 1500 m (Ref. Known from Lake Mainit, Mindanao (Ref. 13446, 81829), Paoay Lake (Ref. For example plaice and flounder, poor cod and pouting and pollock and coalfish are all species which anglers sometimes struggle to tell apart. 13460). 6802. Described from specimens, 9.5 - 11 cm, collected from the type locality, Dansalan, Lake Lanao (1921) (Refs. Described from specimens, 18.2 - 24 cm, collected from the type locality Dansalan, Lake Lanao, Mindanao (1907, 1921). Recorded from Candaba Swamp and Pampanga River (Ref. 280). Reported from Pasig River and Iloilo (Ref. Also Ref. According to Herre, Fowler 1918 (Ref. Specimens were collected from Kiga creek, San Jose, Dulag and Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Highly priced in Cotobato, Mindanao (Ref. Specimens were collected Lagu Lagu creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 5.10 cm TL male/unsexed ;7.00 cm TL female. 10885). Also Ref. 7223). General fish features. Also Ref. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. 80824), Lake Mainit (Ref. However, no material was seen by Herre (Ref. Has been reported in the northeastern portion of Taal Lake (Agasen, pers. Also Ref. 7223). Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. Reported from Manguao Lake, in the littoral zone; a bottom-dwelling carnivorous species (Ref. 2929). Also Ref. An important food fish. 58652). Type locality, Imurung River, Barrio San Miguel, Cagayan Province, Luzon (Ref. 58652). Specimens in VisCA museum collected from Kawasan waterfall in Cebu (Ref. In 1980, still the most abundant species sold daily at Marawi City at relatively cheap price (Ref. Reported from Abra River in Luzon, Rio Grande de Mindanao, Tamontaka River and Pulangi River in Cotabato (Ref. 13446); San Fernando, La Union; Rosales, La Union; Tacloban, Leyte; Lake Buluan and the rivers of Cotabato (Rio Grande and Fort Pikit) (Ref. Specimens were collected from Dansalan, Lake Lanao, Mindanao (Ref. Collected from CLSU fish pond, Nueva Ecija as specimen for living fish museum (Ref. 7050. Specimens were collected from Kiga creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Specimens were collected from Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. First described by Herre in 1927 and was rediscovered in 1950 at Dagatdagatan Saltwater Fishery Experimental Station in Malabon (Ref. 12165). Two stuffed specimens in the museum of University of Santo Tomas were collected from Cavite. 108831). Also reported from Lake Bombon (or Taal Lake) (Ref. 2929). 13446). Shortfin eel (English), Igat (Tagalog), Almang (Agutaynen), Casili (Cebuano), Kasili (Cebuano), Kasili (Davawenyo), Kibo (Ibanag), Ubod-ubod (Kagayanen), Endong (Kuyunon), Kasili (Waray-waray). Known as the native hito. Records obtained from Pasil, Cebu and Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte (Ref. The white flaky flesh has a good flavor when boiled, baked, or fried (Ref. 7223). Reported from the river mouth near Iba, Zambales; Palanas, Lemery, Batangas; Masbate; Agno River, Pangasinan; Dumaguete, Negros Oriental; Cagayan, Misamis Oriental, Mindanao (Ref. 280) and known to occur in isolated lakes as Nunuñgan, which is entirely surrounded by mountains, but has a subterranean outlet (Ref. 7050. Identification guide to the families and species of Philippine marine fishes. 7223). Museum specimens collected in 1983 from Laguna de Bay, east bay, LRS-83108 and in 1984, LRS-84142 (Ref. Used to have a fishery for migrating adults from Naujan Lake and Taal Lake (Bagarinao, pers. Limited supply (Ref. Collected from AQUAGEM, Maharlika Hiway, Cabanatuan City as specimen for fish living museum (Ref. 2847, 12547, 12744, 36654, 41236. Type locality, Baco River, Mindoro and also from Abra River, near Vigan, Ilocos Sur (Ref. Also Ref. 50862). 80824); Lake Mainit (Ref. 13460). May have split from the marine, Recorded from Hagonoy, Bulacan, Manila Bay, Laguna de Bay and Taal, Batangas. The wildlife of the Philippines includes a significant number of endemic plant and animal species. Common ponyfish (English), Mawalay (Surigaonon), Sap-sap (Tagalog), Sapsap (Agutaynen), Lawayan (Banton), Barurog (Bikol), Dalupani (Bikol), Lawayan (Bikol), Mutomot (Bikol), Pirak-pirak (Bikol), Dalupane (Cebuano), Lawayan (Cebuano), Palotpot (Cebuano), Sap-sap (Chavacano), Sap-sap (Davawenyo), Common slipmouth (English), Daguldolan (Hiligaynon), Dalupani (Hiligaynon), Lawayan (Hiligaynon), Gumabek (Ilokano), Lalakasen (Ilokano), Laway-laway (Ilokano), Palangan (Ilokano), Sap-sap (Ilokano), Sapsap (Ilokano), Talibukno (Ilokano), Talibuno (Ilokano), Tariptip (Ilokano), Usub (Ilokano), Sapsap (Kapampangan), Lawayakan (Kuyunon), Sapsap (Kuyunon), Sap-sap (Magindanaon), Sap-sap (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Sap-sap betsang (Pangasinan), Malaway (Surigaonon), Bakagan (Tagalog), Dalupani (Tagalog), Hiwas (Tagalog), Huwaling (Tagalog), I-im (Tagalog), Laway (Tagalog), Lawayan (Tagalog), Lawihan (Tagalog), Malaway (Tagalog), Sapsap (Tagalog), Tabiros (Tagalog), Taksay (Tagalog), Tambong (Tagalog), Yapyap (Tagalog), Badyang (Visayan), Bakayan (Visayan), Dagoldalan (Visayan), Danutan (Visayan), Kapotol (Visayan), Lawayan (Visayan), Lumo-an (Visayan), Lumoan (Visayan), Nepis-nepis (Visayan), Pa-ut-put (Visayan), Paluput (Visayan), Palutput (Visayan), Parutput (Visayan), Lawayan (Waray-waray), Parutpot (Waray-waray), Sapsap (Waray-waray), Tambon (Waray-waray). 13446); also from Mamboc River, a tributary of Lake Naujan and from its type locality, the Baco River on the north east coast of Mindoro (Ref. Specimens were collected from Kiga creek, Ambacan River at Baybay, and a small creek in Guadalupe, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 108829). 4787, 90102, 89707. 13446). 280). Recorded from Lake Taal (Ref. The key works by grouping families with common features and then identifying the unique set of characteristics for a particular family. 9.04 cm SL male/unsexed ;8.77 cm SL female. The African lungfish has adapted to survive out of water for several years. Described from a 10 cm holotype caught in Lake Taal, Batangas, Luzon (Ref. 4735, 94476. Caught with gill nets (Ref. One species may be safe while another in the same family may not be. Reported from Lake Taal (Ref. 58022, 94476. Deep pugnose ponyfish (English), Tambong bilog (Tagalog), Sapsap (Agutaynen), Kapotol (Banton), Dalupani (Bikol), Mutomot (Bikol), Pirak-Pirak (Bikol), Tabiros (Bikol), Tambong (Bikol), Palotpot (Cebuano), Sap-sap (Cebuano), Sap-sap (Chavacano), Sap-sap (Davawenyo), Pig-nosed ponyfish (English), Pugnose ponyfish (English), Kaputol (Hiligaynon), Palid (Hiligaynon), Sap-sap (Hiligaynon), Tiyanan (Hiligaynon), Gumabek (Ilokano), Lalakasen (Ilokano), Laway-laway (Ilokano), Palangan (Ilokano), Sap-sap (Ilokano), Talibukno (Ilokano), Talibuno (Ilokano), Tariptip (Ilokano), Usub (Ilokano), Sapsap (Kapampangan), Sapsap (Kuyunon), Sap-sap (Magindanaon), Sap-sap (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Bakagan (Tagalog), Hiwas (Tagalog), Huwaling (Tagalog), I-im (Tagalog), Lawihan (Tagalog), Sapsap (Tagalog), Tabiros (Tagalog), Taksay (Tagalog), Tambong (Tagalog), Tapiyo (Tagalog), Yapyap (Tagalog), Badyang (Visayan), Bakayan (Visayan), Dagoldalan (Visayan), Danutan (Visayan), Kapotol (Visayan), Lumo-an (Visayan), Lumoan (Visayan), Nepis-nepis (Visayan), Pa-ut-put (Visayan), Paluput (Visayan), Palutput (Visayan), Parutput (Visayan), Parutpot (Waray-waray), Sap-sap (Waray-waray). Recorded from Craan River on the southern coast of Cotabato Province. Zebra danio (English), Zebra fish (English). 280, 13446, 70969, 94476. Bluespot mullet (English), Talilong (Tagalog), Balanak (Agutaynen), Aguas (Bikol), Araran (Bikol), Saranaa (Bikol), Tabudyos (Bikol), Gisaw (Cebuano), Banak (Chavacano), Lisas (Chavacano), Banak (Davawenyo), Gisaw (Davawenyo), Gisaw (Hiligaynon), Tungkaw (Hiligaynon), Lapes (Ilokano), Ludong (Ilokano), Lumitog (Ilokano), Lurung (Ilokano), Pasga (Ilokano), Balanak (Kagayanen), Banak (Kuyunon), Balanak (Magindanaon), Banak (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Agwas (Tagalog), Asubi (Tagalog), Balungain (Tagalog), Banak (Tagalog), Bilungan (Tagalog), Gagapang (Tagalog), Kapak (Tagalog), Lumitog (Tagalog), Sumalapau (Tagalog), Tandipil (Tagalog), Lampuhan (Visayan), Pili (Visayan), Balanak (Waray-waray), Banak (Waray-waray). Introduced in Laguna de Bay (Ref. Endemic status computed from FishBase data (country records, occurrences records in literature and in point data) on 16/07/08. Found in a muddy substrate and shallow water of Lake Manguao (Ref. 280, 94476. Synonyms. CAS-SU 18148 (paralectotypes). Museum specimens collected in 1984 from various localities, LRS-84127 (Ref. 280). Sinarapan (Bikol), Tabios (Bikol), Bia (Tagalog), Silver moony (English), Bayang (Cebuano), Sampirot (Chavacano), Silver batfish (English), Ilak (Hiligaynon), Pampano (Kagayanen), Sampirot (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Muray-buray (Visayan), Muray-buray (Waray-waray). The smallest important food fish in Laguna de Bay; caught in large quantities. 86905; http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/20034/0). 13446). Santa Maria River, Santa Maria, CAS-SU 38904; FMNH 40623-40627. 280, 70969, 94476. 10888) and 2008 survey (Ref. 58652), Lake Mainit (Ref. 81207, 13446). Reported from Taal Lake (Ref. 7223). 13446). 13446), Lanuza Bay (Ref. 81820). Reported from Taal Lake (Ref. Recorded from Laguna de Bay (Ref. Type specimens were collected at Lumbatan, Lake Lanao (Ref. 13448). 108831). 13460). Bangus (Agutaynen), Bangyos (Banton), Awa (Bikol), Bangus (Bolinao), Bangus (Cebuano), Bagus (Chavacano), Bangus (Davawenyo), Milkfish (English), Bangrus (Hiligaynon), Bangus (Ilokano), Bangus (Kagayanen), Bangos (Kapampangan), Bangus (Kuyunon), Bandong (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Awa (Pangasinan), Bangus (Surigaonon), Bangus (Tagalog), Modbod (Visayan), Bangrus (Waray-waray), Banglus (Bikol), Bangrus (Bikol), Bangus (Bikol), Banlus (Bikol), Awa (Cebuano), Bangros (Hiligaynon), Awa (Ilokano), Banglot (Ilokano), Bugi (Ilokano), Balayongan (Kuyunon), Banglos (Kuyunon), Buto bangolos (Kuyunon), Bangilis (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Bangos (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Bangus (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Buetil (Pangasinan), Banglis (Tagalog), Banglos (Tagalog), Bangos (Tagalog), Bangris (Tagalog), Garongin (Tagalog), Kakawag (Tagalog), Kawag-kawag (Tagalog), Lumulokso (Tagalog), Sabalo (Tagalog), Awa (Visayan), Awa-awa (Visayan), Banato (Visayan), Banglis (Visayan), Banglus (Visayan), Bangos (Visayan), Bangros (Visayan), Bangus (Waray-waray), Buro (Tagalog), Daeng (Tagalog). 13448). Museum: Sandy beach, El Nido, juvenile specimens caught by spoon net, FRLM 12243 (Ref. 107276). Hardyhead silverside (English), Gono (Tagalog), Gono (Cebuano), Gunuh (Chavacano), Guno (Davawenyo), Dagubdub (Hiligaynon), Guno (Hiligaynon), Tambarasang (Hiligaynon), Ti-i (Ilokano), Guno (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Langaray pako (Tagalog), Guno (Waray-waray). 393, 6205, 9987, 43239. Introduced in Trinidad River between Baguio and the Trinidad Farm School, Mountain Province by a Japanese and has become established (Ref. Snakeskin gourami (English), Pla-salit (Tagalog), Gourami (English), Three-spot gurammy (English). Also Ref. Found in Lake Buhi (Ref. 50862). Usually cooked as 'inihaw'. A great undertaking by Genevieve Broad who had to wake up at ungodly hours to go to the smelly fish markets around the Philippines to get photos of the freshly caught fish, preferably before they lose their colors. 6376. Reported from Laguna de Bay, Luzon; Panay; Mindoro; Negros Oriental; Busuanga; Mindanao (Ref. Type locality, Estrella falls near Narra, tributary of Malatgao R., about 80-100 km south of Puerto Princesa, Palawan (Ref. No specimen was caught during the 1994 expedition (Ref. Cabangan River, Albay, Bikol, Luzon, CAS 53165; UMMZ 21165. 280). Luzon, BMNH 1933.3.11.168; FMNH 40593-40596; CAS-SU 36832 (Ref. Museum: Lagu Lagu creek, ca. 1602, 37816. Also Refs. 80864); museum specimens collected in 1984 from the south bay, LRS-84128 (Ref. There are lots of fish identification apps for Android and iOS that will be your picket guide in the world of fish. Specimens were collected from Calbiga-a creek, Lagu Lagu creek, a river mouth in Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Collected from FAC Circular tanks, Munoz Nueva Ecija as specimen of living fish museum (Ref. Also recorded from Tabuating river, Nueva Ecija (Ref. Specimens were collected in 1993 from Kiga creek and Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte and Inuntan, Basey River, Samar (Ref. 6216). 80824). In range Ref. Also Ref. 81820). Specimens were collected from Kiga creek, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Also Ref. 12165, 13446), Laguna de Bay in a 2005 assessment (Ref. 7223). Also Ref. 109918). Caught with hook and line and used for food (Ref. NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194, Historical Portrait of the Progress of Ichthyology: From Its Origins to Our Own Time / Tableau Historique des Progrès de l’Ichtyologie: Depuis Son ­Origine jusqu’à Nos Jours, Identification Guide to the Inshore Fish of the British Isles, Francis Hamilton’s Gangetic Fishes in Colour, Contribution à l'Étude des Poissons de Forêt de la Cuvette Congolaise [Contribution to the Study of Fish of the Forests of the Congolese Basin]. Museum: USNM 278285 (Ref. 12165, 13446). 2929). Known from Puerto Princesa, Palawan (Ref. Mangrove red snapper (English), Gingaw (Surigaonon), Isu (Tagalog), Maya-maya (Agutaynen), Aliso (Banton), Aliso (Bikol), Batangal (Bikol), Kisang (Bikol), Mangagat (Bikol), Pargo (Bikol), Mangngayat (Bolinao), Malaponti (Cebuano), Maya-maya (Cebuano), Sapak bakal (Chavacano), Aluman (Davawenyo), Katambak (Davawenyo), Maya-maya (Davawenyo), Red snapper (English), Dangdang (Hiligaynon), Kanlay (Hiligaynon), Margay (Ilokano), Chinarey (Ivatan), Mangagat (Kagayanen), Maya-maya (Kapampangan), Mangagat (Kuyunon), Ahaan (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Comay (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Haan (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Kalumbang (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Maya-maya (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Manarak-sarak (Pangasinan), Aliso (Tagalog), Also (Tagalog), Bambangin (Tagalog), Butangal (Tagalog), Iso (Tagalog), Mangagat (Tagalog), Maya maya (Tagalog), Darag-darag (Visayan), Gingao (Visayan), Tadlungan (Visayan), Talungan (Visayan), Gingaw (Waray-waray), Mangagat (Waray-waray). In Hagonoy, Bulacan, local farmers attribute the decrease in harvest of more valuable fishes with the appearance of the species, claiming that the fish preys on the milkfish, other tilapia (, Kikiro (Agutaynen), Kikilo (Banton), Kikiro (Bikol), Kitong (Cebuano), Kitang (Chavacano), Kikero (Davawenyo), Spotted scat (English), Kikiro (Hiligaynon), Pingaw (Ilokano), Kero kero (Kagayanen), Pingo (Kapampangan), Kitang (Kuyunon), Pingaw (Pangasinan), Kikiro (Tagalog), Kikilo (Visayan), Kikiro (Waray-waray), Bayang (Bikol), Kitang (Bikol), Kikilo (Cebuano), Lanbia (Davawenyo), Spadefish (English), Kikilo (Hiligaynon), Quequero (Hiligaynon), Tikero (Hiligaynon), Kapiged (Ilokano), Malaga (Ilokano), Kikiro (Kuyunon), Kitang (Tagalog), Samaral (Tagalog), Akikiro (Visayan), Kikiro (Visayan), Lankia (Visayan), Ngi-ni-ngisi (Visayan), Ngisi-ngisi (Visayan). 7223). 439). 280). 13446, 95183) and Lake Naujan (Ref. 13492) and Lake Lanao (Ref. 4833. Specimens were collected from Kiga, San Jose, Dulag, and Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte and from Sohon Cave and Inuntan, Basey River, Samar in 1993 (Ref. Prized food fish, processed dried in Palawan and the Visayas (Ref. Tumba (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Katapa-tapa (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug). Confined to Camarines Sur and Albay provinces: Lake Buhi, Buhi River, and Lake Bato (Ref. Museum: an immature male specimen, 1.95 cm SL, collected from type locality, was designated as lectotype by Böhlke, CAS-SU 24475. 7050, 11081, 94476. Flathead grey mullet (English), Aguas (Tagalog), Balanak (Agutaynen), Agwas (Bikol), Balanak (Bikol), Gisaw (Cebuano), Banak (Chavacano), Gisaw (Chavacano), Lisas (Chavacano), Gisaw (Davawenyo), Gisaw (Hiligaynon), Ugapang (Hiligaynon), Lul-luran (Ilokano), Porong (Ilokano), Hurong (Ivatan), Balanak (Kagayanen), Banak (Kuyunon), Banak (Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug), Perong (Pangasinan), Bayanak (Surigaonon), Gisaw (Surigaonon), Agwas (Tagalog), Aligasin (Tagalog), Asubi (Tagalog), Banak (Tagalog), Talilong (Tagalog), Agwas (Waray-waray), Balanak (Waray-waray). 393, 2858, 4931. Balo (Davawenyo), Tambilawan (Hiligaynon), Batali (Kapampangan). Reported from Taal Lake (Ref. Recorded from Candaba Swamp and Pampanga River (Ref. Collected by angling in Taytay Bay, Palawan, FRLM 12058 (Ref. Recorded as having been or being farmed in rice fields (Ref. 12165). A local introduction. 13446, 70969, 94476. 9760); and Taal Lake (Ref. Also Ref. 10885). 7223). Reported from L:ake Naujan (Ref. 94476. 45205) and San Miguel Bay (Ref. Blue gourami (English), Pla-salit (Tagalog), Siamese gurammy (English). Reported in the sea at Culion Island, off Palawan (Ref. Inland record from Palawan (Ref. 7223) and reported from Taal Lake (Ref. Barabac Creek, CAS 50719. Also Ref. The year 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of FishBase and the 15th anniversary of SeaLifeBase. 7050. Recorded from Pampanga River and Paitan Lake (Ref. Also Ref. 95183). Specimens were collected from Calbiga-a creek, Lagu Lagu creek, and Ambacan River at Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. Reported from Lake Taal (Ref. 94476). Also Ref. Specimens in ViSCA museum were collected from a river mouth in Baybay, Leyte in 1993 (Ref. 11224). 7050, 94476. Specimens were collected in 1993 from Ambacan River at Makinhas and Butigan, Leyte (Ref. 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