Brackish fish - Fish living in the brackish environment

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater. It may result from mixing of seawater with fresh water, as in estuaries, or it may occur in brackish fossil aquifers.

Order Acipenseriformes

Short-nosed little sturgeon - The species is sometimes mistaken for juvenile Atlantic sturgeon, as adults of this species are similar in size to juveniles of that species.

Lake sturgeon - The lake sturgeon has taste buds on and around its barbels near its rubbery, prehensile lips.

Azov-black sea sturgeon

Sakhalin sturgeon - The Sakhalin sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

Adriatic sturgeon - Its natural habitat is rivers.

Fringebarbel sturgeon - The bastard sturgeon, fringebarbel sturgeon, ship sturgeon, spiny sturgeon, or thorn sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

Gulf sturgeon - Acipenser oxyrinchus is a species of sturgeon with two subspecies:

Persian sturgeon - The Persian Sturgeon has an elongated, bulky body with a bluish tint.

Sterlet sturgeon - This sturgeon inhabits rivers that flow into the following seas: Caspian, Black, Azov, Baltic, White, Barents, Kara, and inhabits both the Black and Caspian seas, and ascends rivers to a greater distance from the sea than any of the other sturgeons; thus, for instance, it is not uncommon in the Danube at Vienna, but specimens have been caught as high up as Regensburg and Ulm.

Amur sturgeon - The Amur sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

Chinese sturgeon - It is thought to have lived at the same time as dinosaurs, dating back to a period 140 million years ago.

Starry sturgeon - It is an important commercial species.

Sturgeon - The wedge-shaped head of this sturgeon ends in a long point.

Columbia sturgeon - It is the largest freshwater fish in North America and is the third largest species of sturgeon, after the Beluga and the Kaluga.

Kaluga - Kaluga caviar comes from the Kaluga "River Beluga" sturgeon.

Syr Darya sturgeon - The Syr Darya sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

Dwarf sturgeon - The dwarf sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

Amu Darya sturgeon - The Amu Darya sturgeon or false shovelnose sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

Alabama sturgeon - The Alabama sturgeon was first proposed for protected status in the early 1990s, although by then the fish was already so rare its survival was uncertain.

Order Albuliformes

Threadfin bonefish

Order Anguilliformes

Allips concolor

Seychelles moray

African mottled eel

Indian short-finned eel - Anguilla bicolor is a species of eel in the genus Anguilla of the family Anguillidae consisting of two sub-species.

New Zealand longfin eel

Highlands long-finned eel

Japanese eel - Populations of the Japanese eel, along with anguillid eel populations worldwide, have declined drastically in recent years.

Giant mottled eel - This anguillid species can be found from East Africa to French Polynesia and north to southern Japan.

Polynesian longfin eel

African longfin eel

Mottled eel

Anguilla nigricans

South Pacific eel

Speckled longfin eel - The long-finned eel is a native of New Guinea, eastern Australia , Lord Howe Island, and New Caledonia.

Eel - The eel lives in fresh water and only leaves this habitat to enter the Atlantic ocean for spawning.

Indian longtailed sand-eel

Bascanichthys longipinnis

Maputo conger

Stargazer snake eel

Cirrhimuraena chinensis

Longfin African conger

Common conger - The cape conger, Conger wilsoni, is a conger of the family Congridae, found around southern Australia and the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.

Yellow pike conger

Indian pike conger

Guayana pike-conger

Dalophis boulengeri

Dalophis cephalopeltis

Dalophis obtusirostris

Painted eel

Whiteface moray

Pink-lipped moray eel

Dark moray

Vagrant moray

Laced moray

Fimbriated moray - It is pale green-yellow in color with black spots on its face and can reach a max length of 80 cm.

Freshwater moray

Oriental worm-eel

Ocellated sand-eel

Bengal spaghetti-eel

Spaghetti eel

Moringua macrochir

Lesser thrush eel

Penn's thrush eel

Purple spaghetti-eel

Common pike conger - The females lay the eggs off the coasts of Australia; the eggs take 9–10 weeks to hatch.

Longfinned worm eel

Muraenichthys thompsoni

Broadnose worm eel

Leaden worm eel

Bluntnose snake-eel

Ophichthus madagascariensis

Many-eyed snake-eel

Ophichthus rutidoderma

Eel - The serpent eel or sand snake-eel, Ophisurus serpens, is an eel of the genus Ophisurus, found in the eastern Atlantic, western Mediterranean, western Indian Ocean, western Pacific, and the north east coast of North Island in New Zealand.

Pisodonophis hypselopterus

Pisodonophis semicinctus

Slender giant moray - The slender giant moray or gangetic moray, Strophidon sathete, is the longest member of the family of moray eels.

Tidepool snake moray

Yirrkala kaupii

Yirrkala maculata

Thin sand-eel

Order Atheriniformes

Cape silverside

Moon silverside

Brazilian silverside

Cunning silverside

Atherinella chagresi

Guatemala silverside


Atherinella venezuelae

Spatular-scale silverside

Bristle herring

Ogilby's hardyhead

Topsmelt silverside - Atherinops affinis, the topsmelt silverside or simply topsmelt, is a species of neotropical silverside native to the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Atherinosoma elongata


Delta silverside

Lake Eyre hardyhead

Spotted hardyhead

Marjorie's hardyhead

Gulaphallus panayensis

Crenulated silverside

Flower of the wave

Marine sailfin silverside

Short-snout hardyhead

Kestratherina esox

Western hardyhead

Backwaters silverside

Tide-water silverside - Inland silversides are quite elongate even for silverside, with lengths 6 to 7 times depth.

Key silverside - The key silverside is a U.

Tidewater silverside

Neostethus amaricola

Neostethus bicornis

Neostethus borneensis

Neostethus ctenophorus

Neostethus djajaorum

Neostethus palawanensis

Neostethus robertsi

Neostethus thessa

Neostethus villadolidi

Neostethus zamboangae

Odontesthes argentinensis



Odontesthes ledae

Odontesthes nigricans



Phallostethus lehi

Phenacostethus posthon

Smith's priapium fish

Spotted blue-eye

Cape blue-eye - The cape blue-eye is a species of fish in the Pseudomugilidae family.

Honey Rainbow Fish - Honey blue-eyes are small, pale honey coloured fish that attain up to 3cms in length when adult.

Kiener's silverside

Tominanga aurea - Tominanga aurea is a species of fish in the Atherinidae family.

Tominanga sanguicauda - Tominanga sanguicauda is a species of fish in the Atherinidae family.

Order Aulopiformes

Bombay-duck - The origin of the term "Bombay duck" is uncertain.

Glassy bombay duck - The Glassy Bombay Duck lizardfish which is also known as Harpadon translucens is a type of lizardfish or Synodontidae that lives in the mainly in the Indo-West Pacific

Blackear lizardfish - The Blackear lizardfish which is also known as Synodus hoshinonis is a type of lizardfish or Synodontidae that lives mainly in the Indo-West Pacific.

Order Batrachoidiformes


Allenbatrachus meridionalis

Singapore toadfish

Large-eye toadfish

Hairy toadfish

Pacuma toadfish

Walter's toadfish


Three-spined frogfish

Snakehead toadfish

Chocolate toadfish

Banded frogfish

Queensland toadfish

Copper Joe

Order Beloniformes

Barred longtom - Although they have no spine, they do have several soft rays.

Southeastern snub-nosed garfish

Hardhead - The hardhead halfbeak, Chriodorus atherinoides, is a species of halfbeak found across in coastal waters of the western Western Atlantic region from the southern USA to Mexico including Cuba and the Bahamas.

Gangetic halfbeak

Dermogenys montana

Dermogenys orientalis

Dermogenys sumatrana

Dermogenys vogti

Blackbarred halfbeak

Lutke's halbeak

Three-by-two garfish

Hemirhamphodon chrysopunctatus

Hemirhamphodon kapuasensis

Hemirhamphodon kuekenthali

Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus

Malabar ricefish

Cape halfbeak


American halfbeak

Southern sea garfish

Hyporhamphus neglectus

African halfbeak

Quoy's garfish

Eastern river garfish

Central American halfbeak

California halfbeak

Japanese halfbeak

Philippine snubnose halfbeak - Melapedalion breve is a species of halfbeak.

Nomorhamphus australis

Nomorhamphus ebrardtii

Nomorhamphus megarrhamphus

Oryzias curvinotus

Oryzias dancena

Oryzias haugiangensis

Javanese ricefish

Long billed half beak


Californian needlefish

Strongylura fluviatilis

Maya needlefish

Freshwater long-tom

Banded needlefish

Strongylura notata forsythia

Senegal needlefish

Atlantic needlefish

D'urville's long-tom

Silver needlefish - The freshwater garfish, Xenentodon cancila is the sole member of its genus.

Zenarchopterus beauforti

Buffonis halfbeak

Duncker's river garfish

Zenarchopterus dux

Ectuntio halfbeak

Short-nosed river-garfish

Bangkok halfbeak

Zenarchopterus quadrimaculatus

Hooghly halfbeak

Zenarchopterus xiphophorus

Order Carcharhiniformes

Bronze - The copper shark has a blunt broad snout, narrow bent cusps on the upper teeth, and no interdorsal ridge.

Creek whaler - It is viviparous.

Pondicherry shark - The Pondicherry shark, Carcharhinus hemiodon is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the Indo-West Pacific Ocean between latitudes 25° N and 13° S.

Queriman shark - The sandbar shark is also called the thickskin shark or brown shark.

Shark - The smalltail shark, Carcharhinus porosus, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the western Atlantic Ocean between latitudes 32° N and 36° S.

Black-tip shark - The spottail shark, Carcharhinus sorrah, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the Indo-West Pacific oceans waters between latitudes 31° N and 31° S, from the surface to 140 m.

Arrow headed hammerhead shark - The winghead shark, Eusphyra blochii, is a species of hammerhead shark, family Sphyrnidae, named for the remarkably wide lobes on its head.

Maneater shark - The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier is a species of requiem shark and the only member of the genus Galeocerdo.

Northern river shark - Northern river sharks are likely piscivorous.

Irrawaddy river shark - The Irrawaddy river shark, Glyphis siamensis, is a species of requiem shark, family Carcharhinidae, known only from a single museum specimen originally caught at the mouth of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar.

Daggernose shark - The daggernose shark, Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus, is a little-known species of requiem shark, family Carcharhinidae, and the only extant member of its genus.

Broadfin shark - The broadfin shark, Lamiopsis temminckii, the only member of the genus Lamiopsis, is a shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific oceans between latitudes 24° N and 4° S, from the surface to 50 m.

Barbeled hound shark - The barbeled houndshark, Leptocharias smithii, is a species of ground shark and the only member of the family Leptochariidae.

Smalleye smooth hound - Reproduction is viviparous, with 1 to 7 pups in a litter.

Requiem shark - The lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris, is a shark belonging to the family Carcharhinidae that can grow 10 feet long.

Caribbean sharpnose shark - The Caribbean sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon porosus, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean between latitudes 28° N and 40° S, from the surface to 500 m.

Atlantic sharpnose shark - The Atlantic sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the subtropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean between latitudes 43° N and 25° S, at depths of from 10 to 280 m.

Bonnet hammerhead - Characterized by a broad, smooth, spade-like head, they have the smallest cephalofoil of all Sphyrna.

Leopard shark - The leopard shark is a species of houndshark, family Triakidae, found along the Pacific coast of North America from the U.

Order Characiformes

Longfin tetra

True big-scale tetra

Calypso tetra

Piabucus dentatus

Order Clupeiformes

Blueback glut herring - Blueback Shad is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Alabama shad - The Alabama shad spawns in medium to large flowing rivers from the Mississippi River drainage to the Suwannee River, Florida.

Caspian marine shad - Caspian Marine Shad is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Enzeli shad - Alosa caspia is a shad living in the Caspian Sea

Astrabad shad - Alosa caspia is a shad living in the Caspian Sea

Blue herring - During mating season, assemble below dams in spring .

Black Sea shad - Black Sea Shad is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family.

Fall herring - Alosa mediocris is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Kyack - Alewives are perhaps best known for their invasion of the Great Lakes by using the Welland Canal to bypass Niagara Falls.

Atlantic shad - The American shad or Atlantic shad, Alosa sapidissima, is a species of anadromous fish in family Clupeidae of order Clupeiformes.

Saposhnikovi shad - Alewife is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Agrakhan shad - Alosa sphaerocephala is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Azov shad - Alosa tanaica is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Alosa volgensis - Alosa volgensis is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

Longfin Pacific anchovy

Deep body anchovy



Longfinger anchovy

Rio anchovy



False panama anchovy



Bigfin anchovy


Starks's anchovy

Piquitinga anchovy

Trinidad anchovy

Walker's anchovy

Zabaleta anchovy


Surinam anchovy

Blackburns's anchovy

Cayenne anchovy

Elongate anchovy


Manamo anchovy

Natterer's anchovy

Anchoviella perezi

Indonesian gizzard shad

Thai gizzard shad

Finescale menhaden

Argentine menhaden

Yellowfin menhaden

Bony fish - Menhaden historically occurred in large numbers in the North Atlantic, ranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to central Florida, USA, although their presence in northern waters has diminished in the 20th Century.

Kura shad

Atlantic anchoveta

Pacific anchoveta

Spiny toothed herringlet

Chinese gizzard shad

Chosa herring - Organisms of the species Clupea pallasii manifest a bluish-green dorsal area with silver-white sides and bellies; they are otherwise unmarked.

Borneo river sprat

Anchovy-like tyulka

Bigeye kilka

Yangtse grenadier anchovy

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Gray's grenadier anchovy

Lindman's grenadier anchovy

Longjaw grenadier anchovy

Japanese grenadier anchovy

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Many-fingered grenadier anchovy

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Bangkok river sprat

Ganges river sprat

Day's round herring

Mexican river gizzard shad

American gizzard shad - Like other gizzard shads, the body is deep somewhat forward of the middle.

Threadfin shad - The Threadfin Shad, Dorosoma petenense, is a small pelagic planktivor common in rivers, large streams, and reservoirs of the Southeastern United States.

Malabar sprat

Devis' anchovy


Engraulis albidus

Australian anchovy - The Australian anchovy feeds on plankton.

European anchovy - It is easily distinguished by its deeply-cleft mouth, the angle of the gape being behind the eyes.

Deep-bodied herring

Bonga shad

Gilchrist's round herring

Ganges river gizzard shad

Blackbill sprat

Hardback herring - It has a solid back with dark streaks and usually a small dark spot at the upper edge of the operculum and sometimes one located at the shoulder.

Pacific flatiron herring

Castelnau's herring

Blacksaddle herring

Goto's herring

Koningsberger's herring

Blueline herring

Kelee shad

Translucent sprat - The Glassy sprat, Hyperlophus translucidus, is a type of sprat fish.

Sandy sprat - The Sandy sprat, Hyperlophus vittatus, also known as the glassies, glassy, white pilchard, or whitebait, is a type of sprat fish.

African ilisha

Pacific ilisha

Crescent long-tailed ilisha

Kalimantan ilisha

Big eye ilisha

Hidden ilisha

Javan ilisha

Lobejaw ilisha

Banded ilisha

Konoshiro gizzard shad

Roundbelly pellonuline

Atlantic piquitinga

Bates' sabretooth anchovy

Pacific sabretooth anchovy

Pa hang pah

Australian river gizzard shad - A deep bodied, laterally compressed fish with a blunt snout.

Galathea gizzard shad

Western Australian gizzard shad

Tropical longfin herring

Ansorge's fangtooth pellonuline

Caribbean longfin herring

Panama longfin herring

Dove's longfin herring

Vaqueira longfin herring

Equatorial longfin herring

Slender tardoor

Bareback anchovy

Day's pellona

Indian pellona


American coastal pellona

Guinean sprat


River plate sprat

Australian freshwater herring

Amazon hatchet herring

Pseudosetipinna haizhouensis


Russell's smooth-back herring

Amazon spinejaw sprat

European pilchard - The terms sardine and pilchard are not precise, and the usual meanings vary by region; for instance, to many people a sardine is a young European pilchard.

Fiji sardinella - Fiji Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Brazilian sardinella - Brazilian Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Madeiran sardinella - Madeiran Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Yellowtail sardinella - Yellowtail Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Shorthead hairfin anchovy

Short-hairfin anchovy

Dusky hairfin anchovy

Humpback hairfin anchovy

Burma hairfin anchovy

Fringescale round herring - The Blue sprat, Spratelloides robustus, also known as the blue bait, blue sardineor bluebaitis, is a type of sprat fish.

Two-finned round herring

Australian sprat

Bagan anchovy

Gulf of Carpenteria anchovy

Commerson's anchovy

Thai anchovy

Pacific anchovy

Spotty-face anchovy

Hilsa shad - As it is anadromous in nature , the hilsa lives in the sea for most of its life, but migrates up to 1,200 km inland through rivers in the Indian sub-continent for spawning.

Hilsa herring

Reeve's shad

Toli shad - Tenualosa toli or Ilsha Chandana is a shad of the Clupeidae family, available in western Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal to the Java Sea and the South China Sea.

Dussumier's thryssa

Gautama thryssa

Hamilton's thryssa

Godavari thryssa

Malabar thryssa

Marasri's thryssa

New Guinea thryssa - The freshwater anchovy is a species of fish in the Engraulidae family.

Long-horned anchovy

Slender thryssa

Malabar thryssa

Order Cypriniformes

Carp bream - The common bream can be caught in most stocking fisheries and canals and some rivers.

White-eye bream

Acanthobrama centisquama - Acanthobrama centisquama is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Acanthobrama marmid

Horseface loach - A very similar species is the unofficially named longnose loach, Acantopsis octoactinotos, from which the horseface can be distinguished by the latter's down-turned nose.

Acheilognathus melanogaster

Acrossocheilus beijiangensis

Acrossocheilus iridescens

Paled barb


Alburnus caeruleus

Alburnus escherichii

Alburnus heckeli - Alburnus heckeli is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Alburnus mossulensis

Alburnus nasreddini

Alburnus orontis - Alburnus orontis is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Alburnus sarmaticus

Barbus arcislongae - Barbus arcislongae is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Caspian barbel

Flat bream - The Silver Bream is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Silver hatchet chela - Research in 2001 by Fang Fang suggests that the genus Chela is closely related to the Devarios.

Mrigal carp - Mrigal is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cirrhinus.

Cobitis melanoleuca gladkovi

Crossostoma paucisquama

Crossostoma stigmata

Cyprinus acutidorsalis - Cyprinus acutidorsalis is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cyprinus.

Discogobio longibarbatus

Discogobio macrophysallidos

Flying barb - This fish has an exceptional ability for jumping, hence its name, A tight fitting lid with no gaps is recommended

Pa sieu

Folifer brevifilis

Catla - Gibelion catla, the only member of the genus Gibelion, of the carp family Cyprinidae is a fish with a large protruding lower jaw.

Gobio macrocephalus

Gobiobotia kolleri

Hainan minnow

Hemigrammocypris rasborella


Hypophthalmichthys harmandi - Hypophthalmichthys harmandi is a carp in genus Hypophthalmichthys.

Calbasu - Orangefin Labeo is a fish of the carp family Cyprinidae, found commonly in rivers and freshwater lakes in and around South Asia and South-East Asia.

Labeo moszkowskii

Rohu - In Hindi it is called rehu .

Guntea loach

Leptobotia pellegrini

Belica - The Moderlieschen or Belica is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Golden orfe - The body has a typical cyprinid shape and generally silvery appearance, while the fins are a pinkish red in varying degrees.

Leuciscus spurius - Squalius spurius is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Liniparhomaloptera disparis qiongzhongensis

Long spiky-head carp

Microphysogobio elongatus

Microphysogobio kachekensis

Redmouth sucker

Nicholsicypris normalis

Sacramento blackfish - Blackfish are distinctive for their overall dark color .

Bheema osteobrama - Osteobrama vigorsii is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Osteobrama.

Osteochilus kuekenthali

Parabotia fasciata

Predaceous chub

Ziege - It is found in Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Hainan sucker-belly loach

Sacramento splittail - The common name is inspired by the distinctive appearance of the tail fin, in which the upper lobe is distinctly larger.

Poropuntius chonglingchungi

Poropuntius fuxianhuensis

Poropuntius ikedai

Pseudogastromyzon changtingensis tungpeiensis

Pseudogastromyzon laticeps

Pseudogastromyzon lianjiangensis

Sucker-belly loach

Pseudogastromyzon peristictus

Pseudohemiculter dispar

Yag baligi - Pseudophoxinus anatolicus is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Pseudophoxinus antalyae - Pseudophoxinus antalyae is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Scarlet banded barb

Puntius cataractae - Puntius cataractae is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

Pool barb - The pool barb is a tropical freshwater and brackish fish belonging to the Puntius genus in the family Cyprinidae.

Greenstripe barb - The Greenstripe Barb, Puntius vittatus, is a tropical freshwater and brackish fish belonging to the Cyprininae subfamily of the Cyprinidae family.

Cauvery rasbora

Rhodeus spinalis - When spawning, the females deposit their eggs inside bivalves, where they hatch and the young remain until they can swim.

Caspian spined loach

Large razorbelly minnow

Saurogobio immaculatus

Schistura fasciolata - Schistura fasciolata is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Schistura.

Schistura incerta - Schistura incerta is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Schistura.

Sinibotia robusta

Sinogastromyzon wui - Sinogastromyzon wui is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sinogastromyzon.

Sinohomaloptera kwangsiensis

Spinibarbus caldwelli

Squalidus argentatus

Small silver-gudgeon

Squalidus wolterstorffi



Thryssocypris tonlesapensis

Traccatichthys pulcher

Pacific redfin


Big-scaled redfin

Vanmanenia gymnetrus

Vanmanenia hainanensis

Vanmanenia pingchowensis

Xenocypris davidi

Order Cyprinodontiformes

Diamond killifish

Patzcuaro allotoca

Pacific foureyed fish


Aphanius almiriensis

Aphanius dispar richardsoni

South European Toothcarp - The Mediterranean killifish or South European toothcarp is a species of fish in the Cyprinodontidae family.

Spanish pupfish - It is a freshwater fish, native to southern and eastern Spain and to northwestern Algeria.

Aphyolebias rubrocaudatus

Striped panchax

Dwarf panchax

Top minnow/pike killifish

Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis

Ten spotted live-bearer

Cuban killifish

Yucatan pupfish

San Ignacio pupfish

Hispaniola pupfish

Bahama pupfish

White sands pupfish - The White Sands pupfish is a species of fish in the Cyprinodontidae family.

Bermuda killifish - It can grow up to 12.


Fundulus heteroclitus macrolepidotus - Mummichogs are typically found in muddy marshes, channels, and grass flats along coastal areas.

Saltmarsh topminnow - Saltmarsh topiminnows have little color in life; there is cross-hatching on the back and sides that may be gray-green or fainter and 12 to 30 dark round spots are often arranged in rows along the midside of the body from above the pectoral fin to the base of the caudal fin.

Plains killifish

Spotfin killifish

California killifish - Like the other members of the family, California killifish are small, no more than about 11 cm in length.

Bayou killifish

Plains killifish

Dominican gambusia - The Dominican gambusia, Gambusia dominicensis, is a species of freshwater fish.

Clear Creek gambusia

Eastern mosquitofish - Eastern mosquitofish were introduced to Australia to control mosquitoes, when in reality various small Australian native fish were already keeping mosquitoes to a minimal level.

Gambusia lemaitrei

Sleek mosquitofish

Bahama gambusia

Robust gambusia

Mangrove gambusia

Teardrop mosquito

Wray's gambusia

Cayman gambusia

Orange flagfish

Dwarf livebearer - The Dwarf Livebearer is the only member of the genus Heterandria to be found in the United States.

American flagfish - The flagfish or American flagfish, Jordanella floridae, is a killifish native to Florida.

Matanzas rivulus - The mangrove rivulus is a U.

Ocellated rivulus

Lebias persicus

Grand Cayman limia

Rivas's limia

Striped mudfish

Rainwater killifish - The rainwater killifish, is a species of fish in the Fundulidae family.


Blue eye - Identified by a white-coloured spot on its head which gave it its name, the 8 cm long species tends to keep to the surface of the water, and is useful in controlling the mosquito population by feeding on its larvae.

White-eye - This fish species is found in Pacific drainages in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

Madagascar lampeye - Pantanodon madagascariensis was a species of fish in the Poeciliidae family.

Eastcoast lampeye - The eastcoast lampeye is a species of fish in the Poeciliidae family.

Dusky millions fish - Phalloceros caudimaculatus is a species fish of often kept in aquariums, because of the relative ease of breeding.

Amazon molly - In nature, the Amazon molly typically mates with a male from one of four different species, either P.

Sailfin Molly - The sailfin molly was originally described in 1821 as Mollienesia latipinna by the naturalist Charles Alexandre Lesueur.

Atlantic molly

Mangrove molly

Millions fish - The guppy , also known as the millionfish is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world.

Sail-fin molly - It is outwardly similar to the sailfin molly, P.

Elongate toothcarp

San Jeronimo livebearer

Lowland livebearer

Blackstripe livebearer

Barred livebearer

Priapichthys panamensis

Hart's rivulus

Rivulus lungi

Matanzas rivulus - The mangrove rivulus is a U.

Green swordtail - Male swordtails are aggressive towards each other, so they must be kept singly or in groups of five or more.

Catemaco platyfish

Order Elopiformes

Pacific ladyfish - The Pacific Tenpounders have very round bodies with terminal mouths, and profound gill formations known as pseudobranchiae.

West African ladyfish - The West African ladyfish, Elops lacerta, is a species of fish in the Elopidae family.

Tenpounder - This species is found in coastal regions of the Indian ocean.

Senegalese ladyfish - The Senegalese ladyfish grows to a maximum total length of 90 centimeters and a maximum weight of 5.

Atlantic tarpon - In appearance, it is greenish or bluish on top, and silver on the sides.

Order Gadiformes

Cod - Fishes attributed to East Siberian cod are found off the western half of the Canadian coast and the coasts of Siberia and also off northern and southern coasts of Greenland.

Polar cod - The polar cod has a slender body, deeply forked tail, projecting mouth and a small whisker on its chin.

Bregmaceros lanceolatus



Cod - Its range spans the North Pacific, from off the Korean coasts until beyond Bering Straits, off the Alaskan coasts.

Arctic cod - Navaga fish usually occur at shallow depths, along shores with soft bottoms, close to the ice and on the continental shelf.

Cod - In colour the Greenland cod is generally sombre, ranging from tan to brown to silvery.

Blue grenadier - The blue grenadier is the subject of a large commercial fishery industry in New Zealand, which has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council as well-managed and sustainable in March 2001.

North Pacific hake - Its length is about 3 ft and they live up to 15 years.

Pacific tomcod

Frostfish - The season of the tomcod varies by location -- one known example is the Sainte-Anne River in Quebec, where its season is from late-December to mid-February.

Bearded rock-cod - The southern bastard codling or bearded red cod, Pseudophycis barbata, is a morid cod of the genus Pseudophycis, found around southern Australia including Tasmania, and New Zealand, from the surface to 300 m.

Lesser fork-beard

Alaska pollack - The Norwegian pollock , a rare fish of Norwegian waters, may actually be the same species as the Alaska pollock.

Order Gasterosteiformes


Short dragonfish - The little dragonfish or short dragonfish is a species of fish in the Pegasidae family.

Santa Ana stickleback - Three subspecies are currently recognised by the IUCN:

Unarmored threespine stickleback - Three subspecies are currently recognised by the IUCN:


Sculptured seamoth

Southern ninespine stickleback - A combination of two characters: lack of caudal peduncle keel, presence of large lateral scutes.

Order Gobiesociformes


Gobiesox daedaleus


Tomicodon abuelorum

Order Gonorynchiformes

Beaked salmon

Order Lamniformes

Great white shark - The best selling novel Jaws and the subsequent film by Steven Spielberg provided the great white shark with the image of a "man eater" in the public mind.

Order Lampriformes

Southern ribbonfish

Order Lepisosteiformes

Gemfish - The Alligator Gar, Gator Gar, or Atractosteus spatula, is a primitive ray-finned fish.

Cuban gar

Spotted gar - They are very persistent fish along with other fish in the family Lepisosteidae.

Gar - The longnose gar ranges in length from 60–182 cm and weighs 0.

Order Lophiiformes

Black angler - The striated frogfish, Antennarius striatus, is a frogfish of the family Antennariidae, found in all subtropical oceans, to depths of between 10 and 210 m.

Order Mugiliformes

Freshwater mullet

Fairy mullet

Goldie rivier mullet

Sharp-nosed river mullet

Lobed river mullet - The Lobed river mullet is also known as Ludong and is found in the Cagayan River of Northern Luzon region of the Philippines.

So-iny mullet

Thicklip grey mullet - It is a common fish of shallow, sheltered coasts, estuaries, and around power station and sewer outfalls; it can also enter fresh water areas.

Half fringelip mullet

Bobo mullet

Abu mullet

Eastern keelback mullet

Golden grey mullet

Grooved mullet

Sicklefin mullet

Largescaled mullet

South African mullet - The South African mullet or harder mullet, Liza richardsonii, is a species of mullet.

Tade mullet

Striped mullet

Longfinned mullet

Banana mullet

Broussonnet's mullet

Leaping african mullet


Hospe mullet

Parassi mullet

Blueback mullet


So-iuy mullet


Freshwater springer - The freshwater mullet, Myxus capensis, is a species of fish in the Mugilidae family.

Sand grey mullet

Myxus multidens

Freshwater mullet

Acute-jawed mullet

Boxlip mullet


Shark mullet

Robust mullet

Order Ophidiiformes

Spotted cusk-eel

Rock ling

Gold brotula

Lucifuga simile

Neobythites braziliensis

Galapagos cuskeel

Earspot cusk eel

Order Orectolobiformes

Leopard shark - The zebra shark, Stegostoma fasciatum , is a species of carpet shark and the sole member of the family Stegostomatidae.

Order Osmeriformes

Aplochiton taeniatus

Aplochiton zebra

North-pacific argentine

Maori trout - The giant kokopu, Galaxias argenteus, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in New Zealand.

Koaro - The climbing galaxias is unlikely to be confused with the other diadromous whitebait species because of its shape.

Banded kokopu - The banded kokopu, Galaxias fasciatus, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in New Zealand, including the Chatham and Stewart/Rakiura islands.

Common galaxias - The common galaxias, Galaxias maculatus, is a species of fish from the galaxiid family that is very widespread in the southern hemisphere.

Galaxias platei

Shortjaw kokopu - The shortjaw kokopu, Galaxias postvectis, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in New Zealand, apart from the Chatham and Stewart/Rakiura islands.

Spotted mountain trout - Spotted galaxias has a very wide distribution, being found in southern Victoria, all of Tasmania, offshore islands in between, as well as south-west Western Australia.

Tasmanian whitebait - The Tasmanian whitebait or Derwent whitebait, Lovettia sealii, is a galaxiid of the family Galaxiidae, found only in Tasmania, Australia.

Breakfast fish - Females reach 20 cm in length, while males are up to 25 cm long.

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Neosalanx anderssoni

Neosalanx brevirostris

Neosalanx jordani


European smelt - The body of the European smelt is typically 15 to 18 cm long, slender and slightly flattened on either side.

Arctic rainbow smelt

Plecoglossus altivelis chinensis - The name "sweetfish" is due to the sweetness of its flesh.

Ryukyu ayu-fish - The name "sweetfish" is due to the sweetness of its flesh.

Clearhead icefish

Cucumber herring - The Australian grayling is a streamlined fish with a streamlined, vaguely trout-like shape.

Extinct grayling - The New Zealand grayling, Prototroctes oxyrhynchus, is an extinct smelt of the genus Prototroctes, which was found only in lowland rivers and streams of New Zealand.

Australian smelt - Widely distributed through the south eastern part of the Australian mainland.

Tasmanian smelt - The Tasmanian smelt, Retropinna tasmanica, is a small, pelagic freshwater smelt found in lowland streams of Tasmania, Australia.

Salangichthys ishikawae

Common icefish

Salanx ariakensis

Chinese noodlefish


Salanx prognathus

Spirinchus lanceolatus - Shishamo or Spirinchus lanceolatus is a saltwater fish about 15 centimeters in length.

Pacific smelt - Its most distinctive characteristic is the long pectoral fins that reach nearly to the base of the pelvic fins, and thus inspire the common name.

Stokell's smelt - Stokell's smelt, Stokellia anisodon, is a smelt, the only member of the genus Stokellia, found in rivers between the Waiau and Waitaki Rivers on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

Eurachon - The common names of this fish have a somewhat confusing relationship.

Order Osteoglossiformes

Brienomyrus brachyistius

Order Perciformes

Bengal sergeant

Spot pom

Sea bass

Olive rockfish

Japanese river goby

Acanthogobius lactipes

Acanthogobius luridus

Blackline prickleback

Picnic seabream

Twobar seabream

Black bream - The species is primarily an inhabitant of estuaries and coastal lakes, rarely entering the ocean, as it cannot complete its life cycle in a fully marine environment.

Yellowfin seabream

North west black bream

Acanthopagrus schlegelii czerskii

Monrovia doctorfish

Thompson's surgeonfish

Mangrove goby

Tropical sand goby

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Acentrogobius ennorensis

Grey goby

Pupilspot goby

Manson's goby

Acentrogobius pflaumii

Sulu goby

Acentrogobius viganensis

Spotted green goby

Long-headed goby

Tamar River goby

Indian threadfish - The Indian threadfish is one of three members of the diamond trevally genus Alectis, which itself is one of 33 genera encapsulated in the jack family, Carangidae.

Blackfin scad - The blackfin scad is one of five species in the scad genus Alepes, which is one of 33 genera of the jack family, Carangidae.

Herring scad - The herring scad is one of five extant species in the scad genus Alepes, a group of fish in the jack family, Carangidae.

Jugular blenny

Alticus monochrus

Sailfin glass perchlet

Buru glass perchlet

Buton glassy perchlet

Port Jackson glassfish

Freckled hawkfish

Estuarine glass perchlet

Estuary perchlet

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Slender glassy

Vachelli's glass perchlet

Masked shrimpgoby

Amblyeleotris morishitai

Byno goby

Orange-striped goby

Sphynx goby

Pacific sand lance

Lesser sand-eel - This is an offshore sandeel species that breeds from November through into February, and can survive up to 9 years.

Yellowtail trumpeter - The species commonly inhabits estuaries during the warmer months of the year, moving offshore in winter to avoid the influx of fresh water from swollen rivers.

Amoya gracilis

Amoya madraspatensis

Amoya moloanus

Amphilophus hogaboomorum

False skunk-striped anemonefish


The climbing bass - The Anabantidae are a family of perciform fish commonly called the climbing gouramies or climbing perches.

Transparent goby


Apocryptodon madurensis

Apocryptodon punctatus

Amboina cardinalfish

Cavite cardinalfish

Iridescent cardinalfish

Rifle cardinal

Humpback cardinal

Sydney cardinalfish

Pearlyfinned cardinalfish


Half-lined cardinal

Three-spined cardinalfish

Buru cardinalfish

Sheepshead seabream - Although the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, in New York City, was named after the fish,

Western Atlantic seabream - Carolus Linnaeus described the Western Atlantic seabream in the 1758 edition of Systema Naturae.

Arcygobius baliurus

Bridled goby

Half-bridled goby

Taiwan tai

Coron meagre

Mild meagre

Japanese meagre - Argyrosomus japonicus is a fish of the Sciaenidae family.

Atlantic shadefish - A.

Australian ruff - In Victoria and South Australia, it is commonly called the "Tommy Ruff".

Western Australian salmon

Prickly croaker

Miller's damsel

Geelbeck croaker

Scorched croaker

Yellowtail scad - The yellowtail scad is the only member of the monotypic genus Atule, one of thirty genera in the jack and horse mackerel family Carangidae.

Australian mado

Aulopareia atripinnatus

Scalycheek goby

Aulopareia unicolor

Austrolycus depressiceps

Yellowtail croaker

Freshwater goby

River goby

Rock goby

Awaous flavus

Awaous fluviatilis

Pacific river goby

Freshwater goby

Awaous litturatus

Chonophorus macrorhynchus

Largesnout goby

Awaous nigripinnis

Spotfin river goby

Sand fish

Chaptis bahaba

Spine bahaba

Chinese bahaba

Armed croaker

Silver croaker - The American silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, is an American fish.

Swordspine croaker

Ronco croaker

Peacock bass

Bathygobius casamancus

Cocos frill-goby

Cheekscaled frill-goby

Spotted frillgoby

Bathygobius kreftii

Meggitt's goby

Bathygobius ostreicola

Padang goby

Bathygobius petrophilus

Molly miller

Benthophiloides brauneri

Benthophilus casachicus

Benthophilus durrelli

Benthophilus leobergius

Azov tadpole goby

Benthophilus mahmudbejovi

Spiny pugolovka

Benthophilus svetovidovi

Boeseman croaker

Boleophthalmus birdsongi

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Mud skipper

Boleophthalmus pectinirostris

Bostrychus africanus

Island gudgeon - The island gudgeon is a species of fish in the Eleotridae family.

Four-eyed sleeper

Barred gudgeon - The barred gudgeon is a species of fish in the Eleotridae family.

Brachyamblyopus brachysoma

Bigeye grunt

Schooling bumblebee goby

Brachygobius doriae

Kabili bumblebee goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Brachygobius sabanus

Bumblebee goby

Bumblebee fish - Brachygobius xanthozona is distinct from many of the other species in the genus Brachygobius and has been placed by some ichthyologists in the genus Hypogymnogobius.

Brama pauciradiata

Bryaninops isis

Greenback gauvina

Bunaka pinguis

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Butis gymnopomus

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Marblecheek sleeper

Prison goby


Commafin goby

Calamiana illota

Calamiana kabilia

Calamiana mindora

Calamiana variegata

Mangrove dragonet - Mangrove dragonet is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Callionymus.

River dragonet - River dragonet is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Callionymus.

Callionymus melanotopterus - Callionymus melanotopterus is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Callionymus.

Reticulated dragonet - Reticulated dragonet is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Callionymus.

Short-snout sand-dragonet - Short-snout sand-dragonet is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Callionymus.

Flathead goby

Hasselt's goby

Callogobius hastatus

Sculptured goby

Okinawa flap-headed goby

Callogobius seshaiyai

Callogobius stellatus

Callogobius tanegasimae

Slender platanna-klipfish

Whiteblotched klipfish

Caragobius burmanicus

Caragobius rubristriatus

Scaleless worm goby

Longfin trevally - The longfin trevally is classified within the genus Carangoides, a group of fish commonly called jacks and trevallies.

Longnose trevally - The bluespotted trevally is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

Shadow trevally - The shadow trevally is classified within the genus Carangoides, one of a number of groups of fish referred to as jacks and trevallies.

Blue-spotted trevally - The bluespotted trevally is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

Bonito - The green jack is formally classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups of fish referred to as jacks and trevallies.

Longfin crevalle jack - The longfin crevalle jack is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

Blacktip trevally - The blacktip trevally is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

Cabali - The Horse-eye jack, known for its proportionally large eyes, commonly has 8-9 spines on its dorsal fin and 20-22 dorsal rays.

Black ulua - The bluefin trevally is a strong predatory fish, with a diet dominated by fish and supplemented by cephalopods and crustaceans as an adult.

Brassy trevally - The brassy trevally is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

False scad - The false scad is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

Bayad - It is predominantly an inshore fish, inhabiting reefs down to depths of around 100 m in both coastal zones and offshore islands, often venturing into estuaries and sandy bays as juveniles.

Caspiosoma caspium

False scorpionfish

Armed snook


Blackfin snook

Guianan snook

Black snook


Mexican snook

Yellowfin snook

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Union snook

Flaming angelfish - In captivity, this species feeds on a variety of food including live brine shrimp, frozen meaty foods as well as spirulina, seaweed sheets and pellets.

Niger hind

Cerdale fasciata

Cerdale paludicola


Chaenogobius cylindricus

Chaenogobius macrognathos

Chaenogobius raninus

Atlantic spadefish - Due to their reputation as strong fighters, they are popular game fish, especially during the summer months when they are most active.

West African spadefish

Golden butterflyfish

Doubledash butterflyfish - It feeds on polychaetes, crustaceans, hydroids and ascidians.

Latticed coralfish - It grows to a maximum of 18 cm long.

Elongate glass-perchlet - The elongate glassy perchlet reaches a maximum overall length of 11 cm .

Burmese snakehead - Channa harcourtbutleri is a species of snakehead endemic to Inle Lake.

Snakehead mullet

Spotted snakehead

Chasmichthys gulosus

Florida blenny

Redfingers - The redfingers is of typical morwong shape.

Torrent fish - The torrent fish, Cheimarrichthys fosteri, is the only member of the genus Cheimarrichthys which in turn is the only member of the family Cheimarrichthyidae.

Blackfin coralfish

Canary kurper

Tadpole goby

Atlantic bumper - The Atlantic bumper is best recognized by its profile, the bottom being much more curved than the top.

Knothead parrotfish

Daisy parrotfish

Blue-spot demoiselle

Reeve's croaker

Peacock bass - There are 15 known species of peacock bass and two more that ichthyologists have yet to name.

Cichlasoma atromaculatum

Sinaloan cichlid

Pantano cichlid

Keyhole cichlid - The keyhole cichlid, Cleithracara maronii, is a cichlid fish endemic to tropical South America, occurring in the Orinoco River basin from Guyana to French Guiana.

Arrow goby

Agile klipfish

Onrust klipfish

Bluntnose klipfish

Bot river klipfish

Oldman klipfish

Banded gourami

Carpet eel-blenny - Congrogadus subducens is a Dottyback from the Indo-West Pacific.

Coreoperca whiteheadi

Coryogalops bretti

Kaalpens goby

Common dolphinfish - Although its common name is "dolphin-fish", the mahi-mahi is a fish not a dolphin, and is not at all related to the Delphinidae family of mammals whose common name is simply dolphin.

Glass goby

Cristatogobius aurimaculatus

Cristatogobius gobioides

Cristatogobius lophius

Cristatogobius nonatoae

Cristatogobius rubripectoralis

Burrowing goby - This species has a very limited distribution and is threatened by coastal development, pollution and siltation of estuaries caused by soil erosion from further inland.

Insignia prawn-goby

Cryptocentrus callopterus

Cryptocentrus diproctotaenia

Cryptocentrus leonis

White-saddled shrimp-goby

Cryptocentrus wehrlei

Darter goby

Ctenogobius cervicosquamus

Mexican goby

Blackbar goby

Ctenogobius lepturus

Slashcheek goby

Longtail goby

American freshwater goby

Spottail goby

Frail gourami

Poenskop seabream

Shiner surfperch - Shiner perches are similar to tule perches, deep-bodied with a dusky greenish back and silvery sides that have a pattern combining fine horizontal bars with three broad yellow vertical bars.

Acoupa weakfish - The acoupa weakfish, Cynoscion acoupa, is a croaker of the family Sciaenidae, found in the western Atlantic from Panama to Argentina, at depths down to 20 m.

Whitefin weakfish

Peruvian weakfish

Sand weakfish

Jamaica weakfish

Smooth weakfish

Smallscale weakfish


Gulf weakfish

Striped weakfish


Smalltooth weakfish

Stolzmann's weakfish

Green weakfish

Orangemouth weakfish

Riverine stargazer

Datnioides campbelli

Four-banded tigerfish

Bengal corvina

Goatee croaker

Painted sweetlips

Irish mojarra

Diapterus brevirostris

Caitipa mojarra

European seabass - The European seabass is a member of the Moronidae family.

Spotted seabass

Pond perch

Annular seabream

Cape white seabream


Porgy - The Spottail pinfish was described in 1878 by Tarleton Hoffman Bean, an ichthyologist who worked mainly on the Connecticut coast.

Sharpsnout seabream

White damsel

Honey-head damsel - Dischistodus prosopotaenia is a Damselfish from the Indo-West Pacific.

Pacific fat sleeper - Dormitator latifrons mainly feeds on detritus and MOND and vegetal rest, but in addition it includes in his diet micromoluscus, ostracodos, nemertinos, trematodos, grudges of fish, copepodos, annelids, larvae of insects and possibly inorganic sediments with which it also incorporates some foraminiferos.

Sleeper goby

Fat sleeper

Dormitator pleurops

African sicklefish

Bighead goby

Drombus kranjiensis

Drombus ocyurus

Ebomegobius goodi

Live sharksucker

Egglestonichthys melanoptera

Asian sleeper

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Eleotris annobonensis

Small-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Eleotris fasciatus

Lutea sleeper

Snakehead gudgeon

Eleotris oxycephala

Eleotris pellegrini

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Spotted sleeper

Sandwich Island sleeper

Eleotris senegalensis

Eleotris tecta

Flap-gilled dragonet

East Asian fourfinger threadfin

Threefinger threadfin

Bastard dory - It is native to reefs in the Indian and western Pacific Oceans, and to the coastal waters of Australia.

African spadefish

Grouper - Alternatively, the term "white grouper" is also used as a local vernacular name for several other species of fish, including the yellowedge grouper , Nassau grouper , and Venezuelan grouper .

Captain fine - The brown-spotted rockcod or catface rockcod is a species of fish in the Serranidae family.

Whitespotted grouper

Malabar grouper

Cloudy grouper

Blacktip grouper - The blacktip grouper is widely distributed; it is found from the Red Sea to South Africa, as far north as Korea, and in the waters around Australia.

Giant grouper - The goliath grouper is found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths of up to 165 feet .

Giant grouper - This giant fish is similar to an Estuary Cod and colour changes with age.

Malabar grouper

White-dotted grouper

Malabar grouper

Emerald sleeper

Pearl-spot - The species co-occurs throughout its range with the Green chromide .

Banded etroplus - It inhabits fresh and brackish water habitats, found throughout Kerala, especially in Kerala Backwaters around Alleppey, and in western flowing rivers in Karnataka, and backwaters of Andhra Pradesh.

Splendid ponyfish

Silver mojarra

Pacific flagfin mojarra

Dark-spot mojarra

Graceful mojarra

Jenny mojarra

Tidewater mojarra

Cuban mojarra


Tidewater goby - The genus name translates as "true cycloid goby", referring to the scales, while the species epithet is in honor of J.

Striped mojarra

Eugnathogobius microps

Eugnathogobius oligactis

Malayan hairtail

Eutaeniichthys gilli

Lrye goby

Puntang goby

Favonigobius aliciae

Exquisite sand-goby

Asian sand goby

Longfinned goby

Favonigobius opalescens

Tropical sand goby

Weed cardinalfish

Spotcheek cardinalfish

Lesser African threadfin

Ovoid toothpony

Torroto grunt

Japanese tenspined silver-biddy

Yellow fin mojarra

Small Chinese silver-biddy

Deep-bodied mojarra

Saddleback silver-biddy

Gerres maldivensis

Striped silver biddy

Small-eyed whipfin mojarra

Guinean striped mojarra

Strong spined silver-biddy

Ryukyu banded silver-biddy

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Banded silver-biddy

Common silver belly

Longjaw mudsucker - As the common name suggests, the upper jaw is extremely long, reaching nearly to the opercular opening.


Gladiogobius brevispinis

Gladiator goby

Golden goby

Bearded goby

Dusky mountain goby

Celebes goby

Circumspect goby

Glossogobius kokius

Glossogobius olivaceus

Linecheek tank goby

Eyebar goby

Gnatholepis davaoensis

Orangespotted goby

Gobiodon unicolor

Gobioides africanus

Violet goby - Violet gobies are found all along the Atlantic coast from Georgia in the United States of America, to northern Brazil.

Gobioides grahamae

Peruvian eelgoby

Gobioides sagitta

Striped gudgeon

Common bully - The common bully, Gobiomorphus cotidianus, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in New Zealand.

Giant bully - It is very similar to the common bully; they have seven spines in the first dorsal fin but giant bullies always have six.

Bluegilled bully - The bluegill bully, Gobiomorphus hubbsi, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in most rivers in the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

Redfinned bully - The redfinned bully, Gobiomorphus huttoni, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in rivers in New Zealand and the Chatham Islands.

Giant goby

Finescale sleeper

Choco goby

Estuary goby

Gobionellus occidentalis

Sharptail goby

Impostor goby

Gobionellus stomatus

Sperm goby

Longjaw goby

Gobiopterus birtwistlei

Gobiopterus brachypterus

Glass goby

Gobiopterus macrolepis

Gobiopterus panayensis

Gobiopterus semivestita

Naked goby

Paradox goby

Code goby

Vermiculated goby

Yucatan goby

Gobitrichinotus radiocularis

Rock goby

Couch's goby

Rock goby

Gobius hypselosoma

Gobius rubropunctatus

Two-spotted goby - There is a black spot at the base of the tail fin, and in the males, there is a second, smaller black spot beneath the pectoral fins.

Gorogobius nigricinctus

Tasmanian robust triplefin

Estuarine triplefin

Blacktail - The Eurasian Ruffe is a freshwater fish found in temperate regions of Europe and northern Asia.

Gymnochanda filamentosa

Gymnogobius mororanus

Gymnogobius opperiens

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Gymnogobius uchidai

Gymnogobius urotaenia


Blue rock whiting

Mangrove wrasse

Puddingwife wrasse - Sport Fish of the Gulf of Mexico

Short barbeled grunter

Bicolor jack

Yellowfin jack

Blackfin jack

Jewel fish

Hemigobius hoevenii

Hemigobius mingi


Convict fish - Severums in the aquarium trade may not be actual Heros severus but hybrids with Heros efasciatus.

Great sandeel - Breeding occurs through between March into August.

Hypleurochilus langi

Jameson's seaperch

Hypseleotris compressocephalus

Green prigi

Golden sleeper - This fish has a very limited distribution in estuaries along the coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

Rainbow prigi

Hypseleotris leuciscus

Bay blenny

Hyrcanogobius bergi

Spotcheck stargazer



Iranocichla hormuzensis - Iranocichla is a monotypic genus of mouthbrooding cichlid fish with a single species, Iranocichla hormuzensis.

Bigtooth corvina

Silver weakfish

Streaky rockskipper

Rippled rockskipper

Peacock rockskipper

Istigobius diadema

Ornate goby

Eye-line sand-goby

Pearl goby

Sharpnose hammer croaker

Small kob

Gangetic bola

Paperhead croaker

Pacific croaker

Large-eye croaker

Leaftail croaker

Knipowitschia cameliae

Knipowitschia caucasica

Knipowitschia iljini

Knipowitschia longecaudata

Lagoon goby

Bryan's sand dart

Silver sandfish

Kraemeria galatheaensis

Kraemeria merensis

Kraemeria tongaensis

Kraemericus smithi

Kuhlia boninensis

Kuhlia caudavittata

Barred flagtail


Jungle perch

Kuhlia xenura - The Hawaiian flagtail is a species of the genus of flagtail fishes.


Indian hump head

Silver drummer - The silver drummer, Kyphosus sydneyanus, is a sea chub of the family Kyphosidae, found around Australia and New Zealand in shallow rocky areas.

Porgy - The pinfish is a small fish, growing only to about 4.

Lagusia micracanthus

Croceine croaker

Southern yellow croaker

Shorthead drum

Banded drum

Barramundi - Barramundi is a loanword from an Australian Aboriginal language of the Rockhampton area in Queensland L.

Japanese lates

Golden ponyfish

Dussumier's pony fish

Striped ponyfish

Spangled perch

Spot croaker - Their diet consists largely of organic detritus, small crustaceans, and worms.

Lentipes armatus

Hiukole goby

Lentipes whittenorum



Leptophilypnus fluviatilis

Coromandal ribbonfish

Lepturacanthus roelandti

Savalani hairtail

Chinese emperor

Leucopsarion petersii


Limbochromis robertsi

Striped seabream

Atlantic tripletail - The Atlantic tripletail is the only fish in the Lobotidae family that can be found in the Atlantic Ocean.

Blackfin croaker

Longtail croaker

Lophogobius bleekeri

Crested goby

Luciogobius albus

Luciogobius dormitoris

Flat-headed goby

Luciogobius pallidus

Mangrove blenny

Paiva's blenny

African red snapper - African red snapper is a species of fish in the Lutjanidae family.

Snapper - The mutton snapper is a species of fish.

Dogtooth snapper

Mangrove snapper - Coloration of the Mangrove Jack ranges from burnt orange, to copper, to bronze and dark reddish-brown, depending on its age and environment.

Amarillo snapper

Colorado snapper

Cubera snapper - The largest recorded Cubera Snapper in the world was caught off the coast of Freeport, Texas June 23, 1984 by David Fotorny of Houston, Texas.

African brown snapper

Ehrenberg's snapper

Guinea snapper

Dory snapper

Flame-colored snapper

Fuscus snapper

Papuan black snapper

Gorean snapper

Black pargue - Its color is typically greyish red, but it can change color from bright red to copper red.

Mutton snapper

Dog teeth snapper

John's snapper

Pygmy snapper

Black snapper

Russell's snapper

Emperor red snapper - Lutjanus sebae is a Snapper from the Indo-West Pacific.

Lycodes albolineatus

Estuary perch - It is very similar to and very closely related to its sister species the Australian bass, Macquaria novemaculeata.

Australian bass - Australian bass are closely related and very similar in appearance to estuary perch .

King weakfish

Dogteeth weakfish

Cuja bola

Magadanichthys skopetsi

Flagfin prawn goby - 8.

Chiseltooth goby

Mauligobius nigri

Torpedo scad - The torpedo scad is the only member of the monotypic genus Megalaspis, which is one of the thirty genera in the family Carangidae, a group of perciform fishes in the suborder Percoidei.

Threadless blenny

Razor trevally

Southern kingcroaker

Gulf kingcroaker

Northern kingcroaker

Knout goby - The Knout Goby inhabits the inshore waters, estuaries, brackish- and fresh-water lagoons of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

Mesogobius nigronotatus

Mesogobius nonultimus

Tapiroid grunter

Plain terapon

Mesopristes iravi

Orange-spotted therapon


Microdesmus aethiopicus

Microdesmus africanus

Stippled wormfish

Spotside wormfish

Clown goby

Miraflores goby

Tallfin croaker

Slender croaker

Whitemouth croaker

Bigeye croaker

Atlantic croaker - Atlantic croaker live in coastal waters from Maine to Florida.

Mi-iuy croaker

Cave gudgeon - The blind gudgeon is a species of fish in the Eleotridae family.

Silver moony - One of the most commonly kept in brackish water aquaria.

Full moony

Monodactylus kottelati

African moony - This species is quite widely kept in brackish and saltwater water aquaria; although it has only very rarely been bred in captivity, it is otherwise hardy and easy to care for.

Sea perch - The white perch, Morone americana, is not a true perch but is, rather, a fish of the temperate bass family Moronidae, notable as a food and game fish in eastern North America.

Striped sea-bass - The striped bass is a typical member of the Moronidae family in shape, having a streamlined, silvery body marked with longitudinal dark stripes running from behind the gills to the base of the tail.

Samoan mullet goby

Bandfin mullet goby

Yellowstripe goby

Dual-spotted goby

Durban goby

Mugilogobius fasciatus

Mugilogobius filifer

Mugilogobius fusca

Obscure goby

Seep goby

Mugilogobius mertoni

Mugilogobius notospilus

Mangrove goby

Least mullet goby

Flat-backed goby

Indonesian goby

Queen of Siam goby

Mugilogobius rivulus

Mugilogobius stigmaticus

Blotchfin mullet goby

Mugilogobius tigrinus

Wilson's goby

Gag grouper - Ten- to twenty-pound fish are common.

Scamp grouper

Myersina macrostoma

Haitian cichlid


Bornean leaffish

Yarra pygmy perch - The yarra pygmy perch is a species of perch-like fish in the Percichthyidae family.

Sleek unicornfish

Pencil snakelet

Natal snakelet

Smalleye croaker

Pacific smalleye croaker

Nematogobius maindroni

Dwarf threadfin bream

Neodontobutis hainanensis

Neogobius bathybius

Caspian goby

Mushroom goby

Neogobius gorlap

Racer goby - It is non-indigenous species in Poland.

Caspian round goby - Round gobies are small, soft-bodied fish, characterized by a distinctive black spot on the first dorsal fin.

Flatsnout goby

Ratan goby

Riverine goby

Syrman goby

Neoodax balteatus

Neopomacentrus aquadulcis

Ganges jewfish

Small scale croaker

Small-jaw croaker

Scale croaker

Spotted eel blenny

Spotty - The New Zealand spotty, Notolabrus celidotus, is a wrasse of the genus Notolabrus, found all around New Zealand to depths of about 10 m, in many different habitats.

Twoblotch ponyfish

Shortnose ponyfish

Spotnape ponyfish

Odontamblyopus lacepedii - This species excavates elaborate vertical burrows up to 90 cm long in the sea bed.

Odontamblyopus rebecca

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Odonteleotris canina

Gangetic sleeper

Odontobutis haifengensis

Yelloweye croaker

Sharptail goby

Oligolepis cylindriceps

Oligolepis jaarmani

Kei goby

Oligolepis stomias

Longjaw leatherjack

Maracaibo leatherjacket

Shortjaw leatherjack

Castin leatherjacket

Jack - Leatherjack may also refer to the smooth leatherjacket, a member of the Monacanthidae family.

Oyster blenny

Chevroned blenny

Gossamer blenny

Germain's blenny

Omobranchus meniscus

Zebra blenny

Muzzled blenny

Omobranchus robertsi

Omobranchus verticalis

Kappie blenny

Zebra blenny

Omox blenny

Aporos sleeper

Northern mud gudgeon

Panama croaker

Squint-eyed croaker


Oreochromis amphimelas - Oreochromis amphimelas is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

Three spotted tilapia

Oreochromis angolensis


Korogwe tilapia - Oreochromis korogwe is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

Oreochromis lepidurus

Mozambique tilapia - The Mozambique tilapia is laterally compressed, and has a deep body with long dorsal fins.

Mweru tilapia - Oreochromis mweruensis is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

Baringo tilapia

Oreochromis placidus ruvumae

Oreochromis tanganicae - Oreochromis tanganicae is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

Wami tilapia


Corocoro grunt

Pama croaker

Oxuderces dentatus

Wirz's goby

Cheeklined wrasse

Marble goby

Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides

Oxyeleotris urophthalmus

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Maned goby

Eyebrow goby

Spangled arrowfin goby

Oxyurichthys viridis

Purple arrowfin goby

Pachypops trifilis

Amazon croaker

Wide-gape paedomorphic goby

Southern common seabream

Bluespotted seabream

Palutrus scapulopunctatus

Chinese silver pomfret

Pandaka lidwilli

Pandaka pusilla

Dwarf pigmygoby - The dwarf pygmy goby is a tropical freshwater fish of the family Gobiidae.

Pandaka rouxi

Pandaka trimaculata

Armour croaker

Fringe-finned trevally

Papillogobius punctatus

Horned blenny

Tasmanian blenny

Tentacled blenny

Monarch cichlid - Physically similar to other members of the genus, especially P.

False yellowjacket cichlid - The female of this species is even more brilliantly coloured, with a deep shades of red and oranges much more prominent than the males colour.

Paradoxodacna piratica

Meo Viejo - The meo viejo is a species of fish in the Serranidae family.

Banded croaker

Suco croaker

Goode croaker

Day's glassy perchlet

Highfin glassy perchlet

Indian glassy fish - The Indian glassy fish has a striking transparent body revealing its bones and internal organs; the male develops a dark edge to the dorsal fin.

Western Ghat glassy perchlet

Parapercis maritzi

White-streaked grubfish

Paraplesiops alisonae

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Dwarf paradise fish

Parargyrops edita

Black batfish

Paratrypauchen microcephalus

Parioglossus aporos

Parioglossus dotui

Broadstripe dartfish

Parioglossus interruptus

Blackstripe dartfish

Parioglossus marginalis - The dart goby, Parioglossus marginalis, is a dartfish of the genus Parioglossus, found along the east coast of Australia and in a few isolated localities in Northland and Great Barrier Island, New Zealand.

Parioglossus multiradiatus

Parioglossus neocaledonicus

Blacktail dartfish

Philippine dartfish

Stripetail dartfish

Yellow dartfish

Slimstripe dartfish

Parioglossus triquetrus

Lucretia's goby


Cinnabar goatfish

Indian goatfish

Western striped trumpeter

Fourlined terapon

Six-lined trumpeter

Common krib - In the wild, male P.


Molucca sweeper

Royal threadfin

Longfin mojarra

Northern harvestfish

American butterfish - Fish of this species are usually deep-bodied, flattened sideways and somewhat circular or rounded, with blunt noses and small mouths with weak teeth.

American perch - Yellow Perch reach sexual maturity at one to three years of age for males and two to three years of age for females.


Chinese sleeper - Synonyms:

Gulf logperch

Pug-headed mudskipper

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Barred mudskipper

Periophthalmus darwini

Periophthalmus gracilis

Common mudskipper

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Periophthalmus minutus


New Guinea mudskipper

Pearse's mudskipper

Periophthalmus spilotus

Periophthalmus walailakae

Walton's mudskipper

Eel blenny

Red steenbras

Phenablennius heyligeri

Philypnodon macrostomus

Philypnus macrolepis


Orangefin ponyfish

Plagioscion pauciradiatus


Harlequin sweetlips - Juveniles are brown with large white blotches and mimic the movement of a poisonous flatworm for defence against predators.

Harry hotlips

Biglip grunt

Bilobed ghost goby

Pogoneleotris heterolepis

Banded drum - Their teeth are rounded and they have powerful jaws capable of crushing oysters and other shellfish.

Guyana leaffish

African blackspot threadfin

Smallmouth threadfin

Black-finned threadfin

Smallscale threadfin

Giant African threadfin - Gérard Loubens .

Barbu threadfin

Northern paradise fish

Eastern paradise fish

Elegant paradiseus fish

Polyspondylogobius sinensis

Charcoal damsel

Smoky damsel

Threespot damsel

Head grunt

Longhead grunt

Purplemouth grunt

Sand grunt

Smallspotted grunter

Roughneck grunt

Freshwater grunt

Bigspine grunt

Indian grunter

Sompat grunt

Javelin grunter

Longspine grunt

Saddle grunt

Cock grunter

Olive grunt

Parrot grunt

Pigsnout grunt

Silver grunt

Bluefish - In South Africa, this fish is commonly known as shad on the east coast, and elf on the west coast.

Pomatoschistus bathi

Canestrini's Goby - Canestrini's goby is a species of fish in the Gobiidae family.

Lozano's goby

Marbled goby

Freckled goby

Tortonese's goby

Porogobius schlegelii

Girdled goby

Small-eyed loter

Yellowspotted sawtail - The yellowspotted sawtail, Prionurus maculatus, is a tang of the family Acanthuridae, found in the southwest Pacific Ocean.

Sixplate sawtail


Proteracanthus sarissophorus

Tubenose blenny

Proterorhinus tataricus - It inhabits a short stretch of River Chornaya where water is extracted in large quantities for irrigation and the species faces a critical risk of extinction in a near future.

Blackspotted croaker

Mangrove goby

Knysna sandgoby

Waigieu seaperch - Reaching a maximum overall length of 47 cm , P.

Silver driftfish

Pseudambassis roberti

Estuary cardinalfish


Pseudapocryptes borneensis

Pointed-tailed goby

Pseudocalliurichthys ikedai

Underjaw kingfish - In New Zealand, this trevally is known by the Māori as araara, and is generally confined to waters north of Cook Strait, although it sometimes reaches as far south as Otago in the summer.

Pseudogobius avicennia

Pseudogobius isognathus

Spotfin snouted goby

Pseudogobius masago

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Blue-spot goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Brown spiketail paradisefish

Pseudosphromenus dayi

Bobo croaker

Guinea croaker

Cameroon croaker

Cassava croaker

Law croaker

Pseudotrypauchen multiradiatus

Boe drum

Bigmouth croaker

Blotched tiger-toothed croaker

Ptychochromis inornatus

Black king fish - Attaining a maximum length of 2 metres and maximum weight of 68 kilograms , cobia have elongate fusiform bodies and broad, flattened heads.

Redigobius amblyrhynchus

Rhinohorn goby

Speckled goby

Spotfin goby

Checked goby


Redigobius leptochilus

Large-mouth goby

Roemer's goby

Redigobius sapangus

Redigobius tambujon

Repomucenus olidus

Bengal escolar

White stumpnose

Cape stumpnose

Goldlined seabream

Bigeye stumpnose

Rhinogobius duospilus

Rhinogobius giurinus - Barcheek goby, Rhinogobius giurinus is a species of the family Gobiidae.

Threadfin scat

Loach goby - Thacker and Hardman's study of the molecular phylogeny of the gobies indicates that the loach goby is the most primitive member of the gobioidei.

Sharpbeak terapon

Peacock blenny

Zander - The zander is a common and popular game fish in Europe.

Estuarine perch - Stizostedion marinum is a species of fish in the Percidae family.

Blue pike - In some parts of its range, the walleye is mistakenly known as the colored pike, yellow pike or pickerel , although the fish is related neither to the pikes nor to the other pickerels, both of which are members of the family Esocidae.

Volga pikeperch

Mango fish

Sarotherodon melanotheron leonensis

Sarotherodon nigripinnis dolloi

Salema - Sarpa salpa, also known as the Salema porgy, is a species of bream, recognisable by the golden stripes that run down the length of its body, and which can cause hallucinations when eaten.

Walking goby

Yellowbarred parrotfish

Festive parrotfish

Blue-barred parrotfish

Schismatogobius insignus

Sand diver

Eastern pomfred


Ciliate spinecheek

Talang queenfish

Needlescaled queenfish

Monterey Spanish mackerel

Papuan seerfish

Queensland school mackerel - The Queensland school mackerel, Scomberomorus queenslandicus, is a species of fish in the family Scombridae.

Broad-barred king mackerel - The Broadbarred king mackerel, Scomberomorus semifasciatus, is a species of fish in the family Scombridae.

Chinese seerfish

Silver sweep - The silver sweep, Scorpis lineolata, is a sweep of the genus Scorpis, found around eastern Australia and northern New Zealand to depths of about 30 m, over reef areas and off headlands.

Green-hide jack - The leathery grunter is a species of fish in the Terapontidae family.

Secutor hanedai

Pugnose ponyfish

Secutor interruptus

Secutor megalolepis

Yellowstripe scad

African moonfish

Atlantic moonfish

Banded scat

Selenotoca papuensis

Samson fish - The samson fish is a jack of the genus Seriola.

Common warehou - The common warehou is not to be confused with the bluenose warehou which is a deepwater member of the warehou family.

Blackbanded trevally

Sicydium cocoensis

Sicydium fayae

Smoothbelly goby

Sicydium hildebrandi

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Sicydium salvini

Sicyopterus caeruleus

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Sicyopterus fuliag

Clown goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Red-tailed goby

Red-tailed goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Clinging goby

Sicyopterus rapa

Stimpson's goby - The nopoli rockclimbing goby, oopu nopili, or Stimpson's goby is a species of fish in the Gobiidae family.

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Lipstick goby

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Gray rockclimbing goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Silhouettea indica

Phantom goby

Barebreast goby

Australian whiting - The King George whiting is the only species nested in the genus Sillaginodes, which itself is in the family Sillaginidae, containing all the smelt whitings.

Gangetic sillago - The Gangetic whiting is the only species of the genus Sillaginopsis, which itself is one of three genera the family Sillaginidae, containing all the smelt whitings.

Golden-lined sillago - The golden lined whiting is a member of the genus Sillago, which contain 29 other species.

Clubfoot sillago - The club-foot whiting is one of 29 species in the genus Sillago, which is one of three divisions of the smelt whiting family Sillaginidae.

Yellowfin sillago - The yellowfin whiting is one of 29 species in the genus Sillago, which is one of three divisions of the smelt whiting family Sillaginidae.

Sineleotris chalmersi

Siniperca knerii

Golden mandarin fish

Siphonognathus beddomei

Long-rayed weed whiting

Estuary croaker

Gilt head bream - The gilt-head bream is generally considered the best-tasting of the breams and has given the whole family of Sparidae its name.

Guinean barracuda

Barra - The great barracuda is a species of barracuda.

Steentje seabream

Stalix moenensis

Freshwater gregory

Trinadade gregory

Stellifer chaoi


American stardrum

Stellifer magoi

Smalleye stardrum

Stellifer naso

Rake stardrum

Stellifer venezuelae

Softhead stardrum

Stenogobius alleni

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Robbermask goby

Chin-band goby

Malabar goby

Naniha goby

Africa rivergoby

Stenogobius marinus

Stenogobius ophthalmoporus

Stenogobius yateiensis

Stigmatogobius borneensis

Stigmatogobius minima

Stigmatogobius pleurostigma

Spotted goby - Knight Gobies live in fresh and brackish waters in Borneo, Java, Sumatra, and the Philippines.

Stigmatogobius sella

Blue riffle goby

Palauan riffle goby

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Stiphodon surrufus

Gracilis wrasse

Grey wrasse

Five-spotted wrasse

Painted wrasse

Acanthogobius hasta

Eel worm goby

Burmese gobyeel

Taenioides caniscapulus

Bearded worm goby

Taenioides eruptionis

Bulldog eelgoby

Slender eel goby

Bearded goby

Tan worm goby

Blackfin eel goby

Marine goby

Lagoon goby

Lord's goby

Black-fish - Barlett wrote " is an Indian word, and may be found in Roger Williams' Key to the Indian Language.

Jarbua terapon - Terapon jarbua is a Grunter from the Indo-Pacific.

Small-scaled terapon

Largescaled therapon

Marine gudgeon

Rock goby

Allison's tuna - The yellowfin tuna is often marketed as ahi tuna, from its Hawaiian name ʻahi although the name ʻahi in Hawaiian also refers to the closely related bigeye tuna.

Snake mackerel - It can grow up to 200 cm long and weigh as much as 6 kg .

Redbrested bream

Totoaba - The totoaba can grow up to two metres in length and 100 kg in weight.

Spotted archerfish

Banded archerfish - The name refers to Sagittarius the archer, because of the unusual method banded archerfish use to capture prey.

African permit

Smallspotted dart

Largespotted dart

Florida pompano - The Florida pompano is a fast growing species and attains a length of approximately 8 inches after its first year, surviving for only about 3 to 4 years .

Cayenne pompano

Longfin pompano

Blackblotch pompano

Guinean pompano

Shortfin pompano

Yellowtail horse mackerel - The yellowtail horse mackerel is very similar to the greenback horse mackerel but has 68 to 73 lateral line scutes, compared with 76 to 82 for the greenback horse mackerel.

Cunene horse mackerel

Trichiurus australis

Ganges hairtail

Atlantic cutlassfish - Largehead hairtails can grow to over 2 m in length; the largest recorded weight is 5 kg and the oldest recorded age is 15 years.

Spotted sand-diver

Shokihaze goby

Shimofuri goby

Threadfin goby

Tridentiger nudicervicus

Striped tripletooth goby

Trypauchen raha

Trypauchenichthys sumatrensis

Argentine croaker

Shi drum


Goldband goatfish

Ochrebanded goatfish

Freckled goatfish

Valenciennea limicola


Pastel cichlid - FishBase Eds.

Wheelerigobius maltzani

Leprous platanna-klipfish

Yellowfin toxic goby

Shadow goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Slender mudskipper - Zappa is a genus of goby named after musician Frank Zappa "for his articulate and sagacious defense of the First Amendment of the U.

Ocean pout - Scientists have done studies wherein genes are taken from the ocean pout and implanted into salmon in an attempt to make the latter grow faster.

Zoarces fedorovi

Blotched eelpout

Viviparous blenny - Viviparous eelpouts grow to a maximum length of 52 cm and a maximum weight of 510 g .

Grass goby

Order Petromyzontiformes

Caspian lamprey - The Caspian lamprey, Caspiomyzon wagneri, is a species of lamprey native to the Caspian Sea.

Turkish brook lamprey

Pouched lamprey - It is a species of lamprey that occurs throughout much of the southern hemisphere.

Parasitic river lamprey

Arctic lamprey

Far Eastern brook lamprey

Pacific lamprey - The Pacific lamprey lives along the Pacific Coast of North America and Asia.

Chilean lamprey - Mordacia lapicida, also known as the Chilean Lamprey, is a species of fish in the Petromyzontidae family.

Australian lamprey - Adult short-headed lampreys live at sea and are parasites on other fish.

Order Pleuronectiformes

Achiroides leucorhynchos

Achiroides melanorhynchus

Plainfin sole

Sole - Occurs mainly in brackish or hyper-saline lagoons, or on sandy-muddy bottoms of estuaries as well as the littoral zone.

Mazatlan sole

Achirus mucuri

Network sole

Longsnouted flounder

Longtail sole

Bass Strait flounder

Aseraggodes filiger

Tailed sole

Aseraggodes lenisquamis

Brachirus aenea

Dusky sole

Mekong blind sole

Brachirus harmandi

Black sole

Pan sole

Brachirus panoides

Brachirus siamensis

Catathyridium garmani

Bigmouth sanddab

Bay whiff

Smooth flounder

God's flounder

Toothed flounder

Largescale tonguesole - The eyed side of the fish is uniform brown, with a dark patch on the gill cover, and its blind side is white.

Fourlined tonguesole - Cynoglossus bilineatus, commonly known as the Fourlined tonguesole is a species of tonguefish.

Ghanian tonguesole - Cynoglossus cadenati, commonly known as the Ghanaian tonguesole is a species of tonguefish.

Canary tonguesole - Cynoglossus canariensis, commonly known as the Canary tonguesole is a species of tonguefish.

Long tongue sole

Durban tonguesole - Cynoglossus durbanensis, commonly known as the Durban tonguesole is a species of tonguefish.

Malabar tonguesole

Cynoglossus melampetalus

Guinean tonguesole

Speckled tonguesole - Cynoglossus puncticeps, commonly known as the Speckled tonguesole is a species of tonguefish.

Cynoglossus purpureomaculatus

Tongue sole

Macau sole

Wedge sole

Fringed flounder

Sole flounder

Cape sole

True sole

Diamond turbot - The diamond turbot feeds almost entirely during daylight, and its diet consists of benthos invertebrates such as polychaetes, molluscs and shrimps.


Christmas flounder

Arctic flounder

Smooth flounder

Cortez flounder

Brazilian flounder

California flounder - A top level predator that hunts by stealth, it is prized by fishermen as great table fare.


Paralichthys orbignyanus

Speckled flounder

Doublelined tonguesole

Bloch's tonguesole

Estuary sole

French sole

Cyclope sole

European flounder - The European flounder is oval in shape and is usually right-eyed.

Flounder - The distinctive features of the starry flounder include the combination of black and white-to-orange bar on the dorsal and anal fins, as well as the skin covered with scales modified into tiny star-shaped plates or tubercles , resulting in a rough feel.

European plaice - Plaice are determinate spawners in which fecundity is determined before the onset of spawning.

Black flounder - The black flounder, Rhombosolea retiaria, is a flatfish of the genus Rhombosolea, found around New Zealand in shallow enclosed waters and coastal freshwater lakes.

New Zealand greenback flounder - The greenback flounder, Rhombosolea tapirina, is a righteye flounder of the genus Rhombosolea, found around southern Australia and New Zealand.

Cockatoo righteye flounder

Egyptian sole

Blackhand sole

Small-head sole

Chabanaud's tonguefish

Banded tongue-fish

Drab tonguefish

Largescale tonguefish

Symphurus tessellatus

Kaup's sole

Guinean sole

Commerson's sole

Synaptura lusitanica nigromaculata

White-margined sole

Black sole

Freshwater sole

Lace sole

Freshwater sole

Spottedfin sole

Scrawled sole

Hogchoker - Distinguished from other species by an inter-brachial septum lacking a foramen.

Trinectes microphthalmus

Slipper sole

Typhlachirus caecus

Zebrias munroi

Striped sole

Bloch's topknot

Order Polypteriformes

Ropefish - The reedfish has a maximum total length of 90 centimetres but usually 40 cm in a fish tank.

Order Pristiformes

Karati hangar - The knifetooth sawfish , also known as the pointed sawfish or narrow sawfish, is a sawfish of the family Pristidae, found in the shallow coastal waters and estuaries of the Indo-West Pacific, ranging from the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to southern Japan, Papua New Guinea and northern Australia.

Order Rajiformes

Eagle ray - The longheaded eagle ray is a species of fish in the Myliobatidae family.

Bishop ray - The spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, Euphrasen , or bonnet ray, is a cartilaginous fish found in shallow coastal water by coral reefs and bays, in depths down to 80 meters .

Mottled eagle ray - The mottled eagle ray is a species of fish in the Myliobatidae family.

Banded eagle ray - The banded eagle ray is a species of fish in the Myliobatidae family.

Maiden ray - The length of its body and tail is generally slightly less than 1 meter and width is about half a meter.

Eastern shovelnose ray - Aptychotrema Rostrata, common names Banjo Fish, Banks Shovelnose Ray, Common Shovelnosed Ray, Eastern Shovelnose Ray, Long-Snouted Shovelnose Ray, Southern Shovelnose Ray, Shovelnose Shark or simply Shovelnose Ray is a species of fish in the family Rhinobatidae.

Stingaree - Three to five pups are usually born per litter after a 5 month pregnancy .

Short-tail stingray - The short-tail stingray is found on the continental shelf around South Africa , Mozambique, Australia

Sharpsnout stingray - Dutch ichthyologist Marinus Boeseman described the sharpsnout stingray in a 1948 issue of the scientific journal Zoologische Mededelingen, based on a juvenile male caught off Suriname with a disc length of 36 cm .

Dasyatis hypostigma - Hugo Santos and Marcelo de Carvalho formally described the groovebelly stingray in a 2004 volume of Boletim do Museu Nacional, giving it the name Dasyatis hypostigma, from the Greek hypo and stigma .

Daisy stingray - The daisy stingray, Dasyatis margarita, is a little-known species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, found in shallow coastal waters along the coast of West Africa.

Pearl stingray - Prior to being described by Leonard Compagno and Tyson Roberts, in a 1984 paper for the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, the pearl stingray was generally lumped together with the daisy stingray in scientific literature, though its existence had been recognized since at least 1965.

Smalleye stingray - The smalleye stingray, Dasyatis microps, is a large species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, measuring up to 2.

Dwarf black stingray

Smalltooth stingray

Atlantic stingray - The Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, common along the Atlantic coast of North America from Chesapeake Bay to Mexico and also found in brackish and freshwater habitats.

Pale-edged stingray - The pale-edged stingray or sharpnose stingray, Dasyatis zugei, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans from India to Indonesia and Japan.

Endeavour skate

Rattail skate

Butterfly ray - The spiny butterfly ray or giant butterfly ray, Gymnura altavela, is a species of butterfly ray, family Gymnuridae, native to the shallow coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Pale-spot whip ray

Bleeker's whipray

Freshwater whipray

Freshwater whipray - The first known specimen of the freshwater whipray was caught during a 1989 scientific expedition from the Daly River, after which it was eventually be named.

Gangetic stingray

Mangrove whipray - The mangrove whipray, Himantura granulata, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae.

Hortle's whipray

Pointed-nose stingray - The pointed-nose stingray, Himantura jenkinsii, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae.

Marbled freshwater whip ray - The marbled freshwater whip ray, Himantura krempfi, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae.

Blackedge whipray

Marbled whipray - The marbled whipray, Himantura oxyrhyncha, is an extremely rare, little-known species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, native to several freshwater rivers in Southeast Asia.

White-rimmed stingray - The white-edge freshwater whipray was described by Leonard Compagno and Tyson Roberts in a 1982 issue of Environmental Biology of Fishes, with the specific epithet signifer in reference to its distinctive coloration.

Yellowspotted skate

Prickly skate

Bullnose eagle ray

Cowtail stingray - The cowtail stingray, Pastinachus sephen, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, widespread in the Indo-Pacific region and occasionally entering freshwater habitats.

Roughnose stingray - Peter Last, B.

Bullray - The bull ray, Pteromylaeus bovinus, or duckbill ray is a large stingray of the eagle ray family found around coasts of Europe and Africa.

Clear-nosed brier skate

Brown skate

Annandale's guitarfish

Blackchin guitarfish

Norman's shovelnose ray


Cowfish - The embryo grows within its mother with its wings folded over its body.

Stingaree - The common stingaree is a species of fish in the Urolophidae family.

Porcupine ray - The porcupine ray, Urogymnus asperrimus, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, found in shallow coastal waters throughout the tropical Indo-Pacific and off West Africa.

Thorny freshwater stingray - The pincushion ray or thorny freshwater stingray, Urogymnus ukpam, is a little-known species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, found in the rivers and lakes of West Africa.

Zearaja maugeana

Order Salmoniformes

Cisco - This species occasionally grows as large as 40 cm and 2.

Atlantic whitefish - The Atlantic whitefish is a freshwater salmonid fish inhabiting the northwestern Atlantic ocean around the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, as well as some freshwater lakes within Nova Scotia.

Bering cisco

Arctic cisco - The omul has traditionally been regarded as a subspecies of the Arctic cisco Coregonus autumnalis.

Large Bottom Whitefish - The broad whitefish is a freshwater whitefish species.

Houting - 'Houtings' were said to be surviving in Denmark.

Coregonus pallasii

Northern whitefish - The peled, also called the northern whitefish , is a species of freshwater whitefish in the Salmonidae family.

Bottom Whitefish - The humpback whitefish, also known as the bottom whitefish, is a species of fish in the Salmonidae family.

Coregonus pravdinellus

Amur whitefish

Japanese huchen - Sakhalin taimen is one of largest, most ancient salmon species and primarily inhabitats the lower to middle reaches of lakes and rivers.

Humpie - In the ocean, pink salmon are bright silver fish.

Calico salmon - They have an ocean coloration of silvery blue green.

Coho salmon - During their ocean phase, Coho have silver sides and dark blue backs.

Salmon - This fish prefers a temperate climate, around the area of 65° N - 58° N, and in the sea, it prefers a depth range of 0 - 200 m.

Sockeye salmon or kokanee - Sockeye salmon , also called red salmon or blueback salmon, is an anadromous species of salmon found in the Pacific Ocean.

Chinook salmon or king salmon - Chinook salmon are highly valued, due in part to their relative scarcity vs other salmon along most of the Pacific coast.

Frost fish - While it was once common, numbers have been decreasing in the last century due to a number of possible causes.

Black Sea salmon - The Black Sea Salmon is a fairly small species of salmon, at about 20 inches on average and rarely reaching over 30.

Bay salmon - It is also commercially known as Bay Salmon, Black Salmon, Caplin-scull Salmon, Fiddler, Grayling, Grilse, Grilt, Kelt, Landlocked Salmon, Ouananiche, Outside Salmon, Parr, Sebago Salmon, Silver Salmon, Slink, Smolt, Spring Salmon or simply Winnish.

White char

Bull trout - S.

Aurora trout - The brook trout is native to small streams, creeks, lakes, and spring ponds.

Salvelinus leucomaenis pluvius - Salvelinus leucomaenis is a Japanese trout in the genus of Salvelinus called Iwana in Japanese and whitespotted char in English.

Salvelinus levanidovi

Southern Dolly Varden - The subspecies S.

Salvelinus taranetzi

Connie - The fish has a large mouth with a protruding lower jaw and a high and pointed dorsal fin.

Yellow-spotted grayling

Thymallus mertensii

Order Scorpaeniformes

Ambiserrula jugosa

Rough hookear sculpin

Astrocottus matsubarae

Shortfin searobin

Streamer searobin

Horned searobin - Bellator militaris is a species of fish in the Triglidae family.


Sharpnose sculpin

Baikal yellowfin

Sakhalin sculpin

Northern sculpin

Cottus hangiongensis

Fourspine sculpin

Fringe-eyed flathead

Flying gurnard - The flying gurnard, Dactylopterus volitans, is a fish of tropical to warm temperate waters on both sides of the Atlantic, found as far north as New Jersey and south as Brazil, and from the English Channel to Angola.

Grey gurnard

South Australian cobbler - This species lies motionless through the day, becoming active at night, when the smaller ones eat shrimp and crabs, while the larger cobblers eat other fish.

Bearded ghoul - Inimicus didactylus, also known as Demon Stinger or Devil Stinger, is a tropical fish.

Pacific staghorn sculpin - Staghorn sculpins are slender fish, with a grayish olive above, pale creamy yellow sides, and a white belly.



Greenland seasnail

Southern flathead sculpin

Norway bullhead

Little sculpin


Arctic sculpin

Bullhead - The Father Lasher is found among seaweed and stones on muddy or sandy seabeds.

Steller's sculpin

Leaf goblinfish - Neovespicula depressifrons is the sole member of the member of the genus Neovespicula.


Northern sand flathead

Toothy flathead

Sand flathead

Blue-spotted flathead

Black flathead - Flathead are notable for their unusual body shape, upon which their hunting strategy is based.

Bartailed flathead - The bartail flathead , also called Bar-Tailed Flathead, Bartail Blenny, Gobi, Indian Flathead, or Indo-Pacific Flathead, is the type species for the Platycephalus genus of fish.

Spiny searobin


Striped searobin

Bigeye searobin

Barred searobin

Bandtail sea-robin

Mexican searobin

Bluewing searobin

Bluespotted searobin

Blackfin searobin

Lumptail searobin

Blackfin stonefish

Madeira rockfish

Pygmy scorpionfish

Flasher scorpionfish - Scorpaenopsis macrochir is a Scorpionfish from the Pacific.

Chilipepper - The Chilipepper is a type of rockfish that lives mainly off the coast of western North America from Baja California to Vancouver.

Sebastes taczanowskii

Stonefish - Stonefish live primarily above the tropic of Capricorn: The reef stonefish is the most widespread species of the stonefishes family, and is known to be found in the shallow tropical marine waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans, ranging from the Red Sea to the Queensland Great Barrier Reef.

Longspined bullhead

Bearded roguefish

Tetraroge niger

Variegated flathead

Stargazing stonefish

Roughskin soulpin

Fourhorn sculpin

Arctic alligatorfish


Order Siluriformes

Gangetic ailia

Brown catfish - The brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus, is a fish of the Ictaluridae family that is widely distributed in North America.

Kukwari sea catfish - Amphiarius phrygiatus is a species of catfish of family Ariidae.

Softhead sea catfish - Amphiarius rugispinis is a species of catfish of family Ariidae.

New Granada sea catfish

Hardhead - Hardhead catfish spawn during the early summer in estuarine and near-shore waters along the coast.

Arius acutirostris

Sand catfish

Sea catfish

Blackfin sea catfish

Smoothspined catfish

Arius malabaricus

Sea catfish

Squirrelheaded catfish

Lowly catfish

Shovelnose sea catfish

Goat catfish

Aspistor hardenbergi

Aspistor luniscutis - Aspistor luniscutis is a species of catfish of family Ariidae.

Gillbacker sea catfish - Aspistor parkeri is a species of catfish of family Ariidae.

Bressou sea catfish

Sevenbarbed banjo - Aspredinichthys filamentosus is a species of catfish of the family Aspredinidae.

Tenbarbed banjo - Aspredinichthys tibicen is a species of catfish of the family Aspredinidae.

Gafftopsail sea catfish - The gafftopsail catfish, Bagre marinus, is found in the waters of the western central Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

Chilhuil sea catfish

Red sea catfish

Beardless sea catfish - This fish reaches about 25.


Laulao catfish

Belizean sea catfish

Big-bellied sea catfish

Congo sea catfish

Higuchi's sea catfish

Gloomy sea catfish

Kailola's sea catfish

Cathorops manglarensis

Cathorops mapale

Box sea catfish

Cathorops puncticulatus

Steindachner's sea catfish

Besudo sea catfish

Cephalocassis borneensis

River catfish

Cephalocassis manillensis

Cephalocassis melanochir

Chiloglanis batesii

Chiloglanis cameronensis

Lorentz catfish

Smallmouthed salmon catfish - Froggatt's catfish is a species of fish in the Ariidae family.

Albino walking fish - Walking catfish are around 30 cm in length and have an elongated body shape.

Nigerian clarias - The broadhead catfish is identified by its large dorsal fin and its short and rounded occipital process.

Blunt-toothed African catfish

Garua Bachcha

Cobbler - The cobbler is found from Kirra, Queensland to Jervis Bay, New South Wales, and Kingston, South Australia to Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia and Duck River, Tasmania, in near-shore and reef habitats.

Cochlefelis burmanica

Daniel's catfish

Cochlefelis insidiator

Cryptarius truncatus - The spoonsnouted catfish is a species of catfish of the family Ariidae.

Long-tailed catfish

Naked-headed catfish

Batchwa vacha

Batchwa vacha

White sea catfish

Genidens planifrons

Glyptothorax fokiensis

Glyptothorax pallozonus

Hemiarius dioctes

Harmand's catfish

Sona sea catfish

Armoured sea catfish

Hemibagrus filamentus

Asian redtail catfish

Irrawaddy mystus

Sagor catfish

Hisonotus charrua

Highwaterman catfish

Wara wara

Blue catfish - Blue catfish are opportunistic predators and will eat any species of fish they can catch, along with crayfish, freshwater mussels, frogs, and other readily available aquatic food sources; some blue catfish have reportedly attacked scuba divers.

Kryptopterus geminus - Examples of this distinctively shaped, translucent fish used to be assigned to the long-established species K.

Kerala mystus

Mystus armiger

Long whiskers catfish

Jerdon's mystus

Wynaad mystus

Malabar mystus

Mystus wolffii

Spoon-snouted catfish

Threadfin catfish

Bleeker's catfish

Engraved catfish

Largespined catfish

Thickspined catfish - Arius nenga or Kata is a catfish of the Ariidae family, available in the Bay of Bengal.

Lesser salmon catfish

Salmon catfish

Shovel-nosed catfish

Neoarius pectoralis

Indian potasi

Bronze catfish

Arafura sea catfish

Giant catfish

Notarius biffi

Notarius cookei

Marine catfish

Sculptured sea catfish

Notarius neogranatensis

Chomba sea catfish

Flathead sea catfish

Ompok fumidus

Ompok jaynei

Long-fin glass catfish

Soldier catfish

Pangasius elongatus

Chinese pangasid-catfish

Pangasius kunyit

Pangasius mahakamensis

Pangasius mekongensis

Pangasius rheophilus

Whitelip catfish

Pelteobagrus intermedius

Phreatobius cisternarum - P.


Bloch's catfish

Banded banjo - Of P.

Sharp-headed catfish

Blacktip sea catfish

Smooth-headed catfish

Flatmouth sea catfish

Mozambique sea catfish

Thinspine sea catfish

Roughback sea catfish

Plotosus abbreviatus

Gray eel-catfish

Stinging eel catfish

Potamarius grandoculis

Cocosoda catfish

Pseudolais pleurotaenia

Mayan catfish

Couma sea catfish

Brown sea catfish

Blue sea catfish


Master's catfish

Marine catfish

Cominate sea catfish

Crucifex catfish

Tete sea catfish - The Tete sea catfish, Sciades seemanni, is a species of catfish in the family Ariidae, native to Pacific-draining rivers and estuaries in Central and South America.

Silond catfish - Silonia is a genus of catfishes of the family Schilbeidae.

Giant river-catfish - Sperata seenghala is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae.

Tachysurus sinensis

Order Stephanoberyciformes


Order Synbranchiformes

Elephant trunk fish - The eel has an upper-body that is yellow, a black line down the middle and the lower-body is usually a mix of white and brown.

Lesser spiny eel

Barred spiny eel

Macrotrema caligans

White ricefield eel - Monopterus albus has a scaleless cylindrical snake-like body with tapered tail and small eyes.


Swamp eel

Guinea swamp eel

Onegilled eel

Blind freshwater eel - The blind cave eel is a species of fish in the Synbranchidae family.

Australian swamp eel

Marbled swamp eel

Order Syngnathiformes

Grooved razorfish

African freshwater pipefish

Enneacampus kaupi

Snake pipefish

Blue-spotted pipefish

Belly pipefish

Hippichthys parvicarinatus

Beady pipefish

Banded freshwater pipefish

Large seahorse - Around the coastline of New Zealand and Australia.

Cape seahorse - IOL News: Single seahorse dad mourns loss of wife

Slender sea horse - According to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, "This slender seahorse grows to about seven inches long.

Hedgehog seahorse - The hedgehog seahorse is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

West Australian seahorse - The tiger snout seahorse or West Australian seahorse is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

Briggs' pipefish

Freshwater pipefish

Deep-bodied pipefish

Flat-nosed pipefish

Microphis brachyurus aculeatus

Opossum pipefish

Crocodile-tooth pipefish

Freshwater pipefish

Microphis jagorii

Barhead pipefish

Menado pipefish

Red pipefish

Straightnose pipefish

Freshwater pipefish

Pug-nosed pipefish

Spotted pipefish

Wide-bodied pipefish

Ring-backed pipefish

Black-striped pipefish - Syngnathus abaster is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

Greater pipefish

Barred pipefish

Northern pipefish

Slendernosed pipefish

Nilsson's pipefish

Seaweed pipefish

Syngnathus schmidti

Darkflank pipefish

Broad-nosed pipefish

River pipefish - The river pipefish is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

Hairy pipefish

Barbed pipefish

Port Phillip pipefish

Long-snouted pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes

Bridled leatherjacket

Evileye blaasop

White-spotted puffer - The white-spotted puffer, Arothron hispidus, is a medium sized fish, light grey in color with small white spots.

Narrow-lined toadfish - Arothron immaculatus, or the immaculate puffer, is a pufferfish from the Indo-West Pacific.

Narrow-lined puffer - Salinity: Saltwater PH: 7. Temperature: 74-80F Maximum Size: 12 inches Minimum Tank: 100 Gallons Activity: Hunter/seeker Lifespan: 10 years Breeding: Unknown Gender: No sexual dimorphism

Reticulated pufferfish

Clown triggerfish - This species is a primarily marine species.

Pigmy leatherjacket

Cantherhines verecundus

Compressed toby

Bluespotted blaasop

Milkspotted puffer

Banded puffer - Wild Colomesus asellus are reported to consume benthic crustaceans, fish, planktonic invertebrates, and plants.

Prickly toadfish

Three-barred porcupinefish

Prickly puffer - Ephippion is a monotypic genus of Tetraodontidae with the species Ephippion guttifer .

Black reef leatherjacket

Gunn's leatherjacket

Longhorn cowfish - Adults are reef fish, often solitary and territorial, live around sand or rubble bottom up to a depth of 50 m.

Roundbelly cowfish

Diamondback puffer


Marilyna darwinii

Merauke toadfish

Banded toado

Sharpfin sunfish - The sharptail mola, Masturus lanceolatus, is a species of mola found circumglobally in tropical and temperate waters.

Long-spined tripodfish

Gulf puffer

Green puffer


Puffer - The northern puffer is a club-shaped fish with a gray, brown or olive back and a yellow or white belly .

Guinean puffer - Guinean puffer, Sphoeroides marmoratus, is a species in the family Tetraodontidae, or pufferfishes.


Puffer - Least puffer, Sphoeroides parvus, is a species in the family Tetraodontidae, or pufferfishes.

Puffer - The checkered puffer, Sphoeroides testudineus, is a species in the family Tetraodontidae, or pufferfishes.

Takifugu coronoidus

Lattice blaasop

Takifugu obscurus

Takifugu ocellatus


Smooth toadfish - The diet of the smooth toadfish includes small crabs, and it often follows the tide into estuaries in search of food.

Tetraodon cochinchinensis - Tetraodon cochinchinensis is a species of Tetraodon, the largest genus in the pufferfish family.

Red-striped toadfish - Tetraodon erythrotaenia, or the red striped toadfish, is a species of Tetraodon, the largest genus in the pufferfish family.

Coral butterfly - Fahaka pufferfish grow to around 43cm .

Fresh water puffer fish - The species is commonly referred to as the giant freshwater pufferfish due to its massive size, growing to a length of 67 cm .

Burmese pufferfish - Adult Tetraodon nigroviridis are found in freshwater streams, rivers, and flood plains; young are found in brackish water.

Puffer fish - Tetraodon pustulatus, the redline pufferfish, is a species of Tetraodon, the largest genus in the pufferfish family.

Orange-spotted toadfish

Spineless toadfish

Weeping toado

Brush-tail toadfish

Order Torpediniformes

Blackspotted electric ray - The black-spotted torpedo, Torpedo fuscomaculata, is a poorly-known, uncommon species of electric ray in the family Torpedinidae, known for being capable of generating an electric shock.

Ringed torpedo

Marbled electric ray - The Gulf torpedo is the most widespread of the electric rays in the western Indian Ocean, with a patchy range extending to South Africa, Somalia, the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea, the Persian Gulf, Sri Lanka, and the Andaman Sea.

Order Zeiformes

European john dory - In New Zealand, Māori know it as kuparu, and on the East Coast of the North Island, they gave some to Captain James Cook on his first voyage to New Zealand in 1769.