Common and Scientific Aquarium Fish Names Beginning with C

Ever Wonder what the Scientific Name was for that Convict Cichlid?

Paracheirodon axelrodi - Cardinal Tetra
Marcin

Caeruleus - Labidochromis caeruleus

Callolepis Cichlid - Cichlasoma callolepis

Calophysus Catfish - Calophysus macropterus

Campbell's Tigerfish - Datnioides campbelli

Candy Stripe Goby - Awaous strigatus

Cape Lopez Lyretail - Aphyosemion australe

Cape York Rainbowfish - Melanotaenia splendida

Cardinal Tetra - Paracheirodon axelrodi

Carolina Pigmy Sunfish - Elassoma boehlkei

Carpinte Cichlid - Cichlasoma carpinte

Chain Loach - Botia sidthimunki

Chankaensis Bitterling - Acheilognathus chankaensis

Channel Catfish - Ictalurus punctatus

Checkerboard Cichlid - Crenicara punctulatum

Cherry Barb - Puntius titteya

Chessboard Cichlid - Dicrossus filamentosa

Chinese Algae Eater - Gyrinocheilus aymonieri

Chinese Paradise Fish - Macropodus ocellatus

Chipokae Mbuna - Melanochromis sp.

Chocolate Cichlid - Hypselecara coryphaenoides

Chocolate Gourami - Sphaerichthys osphromenoides

Chrysonotus Cichlid - Copadichromis chrysonotus

Chunky Hap - Protomelas annectens

Cigar Shark - Leptobarbus hoevenii

Cinnamon Killifish - Aphyosemion cinnamomeum

Cinnamon Loach - Pangio pangia

Clarias Catfish - Clarias batrachus

Clay Hoplo - Hoplosternum littorale

Climbing Perch - Anabas testudineus

Cloudy Doradid - Rhinodoras dorbignyi

Clown Barb - Barbus everetti

Clown Knifefish - Chitala chitala

Clown Loach - Botia macracanthus

Cobalt Cichlid - Melanochromis johannii

Coccina Betta - Betta coccina

Cochliodon Pleco - Cochliodon cochliodon

Cochu's Blue Tetra - Boehlkea fredcochui

Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid - Apistogramma cacatuoides

Colombian Blue Tetra - Hyphessobrycon ecuadoriensis

Colombian Shark - Arius seemani

Colombian Tetra - Hyphessobrycon columbianus

Combtail - Belontia signata

Commerson's Glassfish - Ambassis commersoni

Common Gourami - Osphronemus gorami

Common Hatchetfish - Gasteropelecus sternicla

Compressed Cichlid - Altolamprologus compressiceps

Congicus Saddled Bichir - Polypterus endlicheri congicus

Congo Citharin - Citharinus congicus

Congo Pufferfish - Tetraodon murius

Congo Tetra - Phenacogrammus interruptus

Convict Cichlid - Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum

Copper Mouthbrooder - Pseudocrenilabrus philander

Cosby Gourami - Trichogaster trichopterus

Costa Rican Blue Eyed Cichlid - Cichlasoma sajicai

Craggy-Headed Banjo Catfish - Bunocephalichthys verrucosus

Croaking Gourami - Trichopsis vittata

Crystal Tetra - Hemigrammus unilineatus

Crystal-Eyed Catfish - Mystus wyckii

Cuban Cichlid - Cichlasoma tetracanthus

Cuban Gar - Atractosteus tristoechus

Cuckoo Synodontis - Synodontis multipunctatus

Cupid Cichlid - Biotodoma cupido

Cutter's Cichlid - Cichlasoma septemfasciatum

Cuvier's Pike Characin - Boulengerella lucia

Cyan Hap - Pseudotropheus cyaneus