Oceanodromous fish - Fish living in the oceanodromous environment

Many types of fish migrate on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annual, and over distances ranging from a few meters to thousands of kilometers. Fish usually migrate because of diet or reproductive needs, although in some cases the reason for migration remains unknown.

Order Anguilliformes

American conger

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

Baleares conger

Congo

Saurenchelys stylura

Whitespotted conger

Order Aulopiformes

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

Hubb's pearleye

Zugmayer's pearleye

Duckbill barracudina

Scopelarchoides signifer

Scopelosaurus hamiltoni

Benthalbella macropinna

Conejo de lo alto - Lancetfishes are large oceanic predatory fishes in the genus Alepisaurus , the only living genus in the family Alepisauridae.

Bigfin pearleye

Blackfin waryfish

Atlantic sabretooth

Scopelarchoides danae

Order Beloniformes

Tringa flyingfish

California flyingfish

African sailfin flyingfish

Cheilopogon katoptron

Blackspot flyingfish

Saury

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

Blunt-snouted flying fish

Cheilopogon abei

Kagu

Whitetip flyingfish

Short-nosed flying fish

Banded flyingfish

African flyingfish

Flyingfish

Blotchwing flyingfish

Margined flyingfish

Exocoetus gibbosus

Sutton's flyingfish

Hirundichthys socotranus

Danichthys ilma

Cheilopogon pitcairnensis

Whitespot flyingfish

Atlantic flyingfish - Like many other flyingfishes, the Atlantic flyingfish has a cylindrical body, and large tail and pectoral fins that it uses for flight.

Saury

Bandwing flyingfish

Pacific saury - It is known as sanma in Japanese, kongchi in Korean, qiu dao yu in Chinese, and saira in Russian.

Balao

Exocoetus peruvianus

White-finned flyingfish

Stained flyingfish

Flyingfish

Bony flyingfish

Pharao flyingfish

Butterfly flyingfish

Sailor flyingfish

Cheilopogon intermedius

Cheilopogon doederleinii

Keel-jawed needle fish

Barbel flyingfish

Cheilopogon ventralis

Mirrorwing flyingfish - Mirrorwing flyingfish have 10-12 soft rays on their dorsal fins and 11-13 rays on their anal fins.

Easter island flyingfish

Coromandel flyingfish

Dwarf saury

Guinean flyingfish

Shortfin flyingfish

Spotfin flyingfish

Glider flyingfish

Banded needlefish

Manyspotted flyingfish

Cypselurus hexazona

Black wing flyingfish

Largescale flyingfish

Order Carcharhiniformes

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

Blackspot shark - *ambiguous synonym

Eastern school shark - Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Blacktail reef shark - *ambiguous synonym

Blue whaler shark - The blue shark is the most widely distrubted animal in the world.

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

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

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

Narrownose smooth hound - Narrownose smooth-hounds feed on crabs and probably other crustaceans, and presumably small fishes.

Order Chimaeriformes

Ghost shark - It is found off southern Australia, and south of East Cape and Kaipara Harbour in New Zealand, at depths of 200 meters to 500 meters.

Rabbit fish

Order Clupeiformes

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

Zabaleta anchovy

Pacific sardine - The South American pilchard, Sardinops sagax, is a sardine of the Family Clupeidae, the only member of the genus Sardinops, found in the indo-Pacific oceans.

Commerson's anchovy

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

Oceanic anchovy

Key anchovy

Konoshiro gizzard shad

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

Anchoveta - Anchoveta are pelagic fish in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, and are regularly caught on the coasts of Peru, and Chile.

Falkland sprat - The Falkland sprat, Sprattus fuegensis, is a herring-like, marine fish in the family Clupeidae found in the subtropical southwest Atlantic Ocean from 40° S to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands.

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.

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.

Bigeye kilka

Spotty-face anchovy

Argentine anchoita - By biomass, it is the largest fish resource of the southwest Atlantic Ocean .

Marini's anchovy

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

Blue anchovy

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

Order Elopiformes

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

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

Order Gadiformes

Senegalese hake

Black hake - The white hake or mud hake, Urophycis tenuis, is a phycid hake of the genus Urophycis, found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to Newfoundland, at depths of about 1,000 metres.

Arrowtail

Codlet

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

Whitson's grenadier

Whiting - Until the later twentieth century, whiting was a cheap fish, regarded as food for the poor or for pets, but the general decline in fish stocks means that it is now more highly valued.

Lesser fork-beard

Norway pout

Silvery cod

Tadpole codling

Couch's whiting - Exploitation of blue whiting only started in the 1970s.

Rockling

Mediterranean rockling - The Shore Rockling is often confused with the five-bearded rockling and also the larger three-bearded rockling , due to their similar colourings, shape and habitat.

Patagonian grenadier

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

Pacific tomcod

South Pacific hake

Hake - The white hake or mud hake, Urophycis tenuis, is a phycid hake of the genus Urophycis, found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to Newfoundland, at depths of about 1,000 metres.

Arbroath smokie - The haddock is easily recognized by a black lateral line running along its white side and a distinctive dark blotch above the pectoral fin, often described as a "thumbprint" or even the "Devil's thumbprint" or "St.

Pacific cod

Fivebeard rockling - In colour it is has a dark brown back, with a reddish or blackish underside merging with a pale gray-brown.

Beard

Saithe - Pollachius virens is a species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus.

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.

Poutassou - There are 2 disjunct populations:

Order Gonorynchiformes

Sandfish

Order Heterodontiformes

Port Jackson shark - The Port Jackson shark is a migratory species, traveling south in the summer and returning north to breed in the winter months.

Order Lamniformes

Beaumaris shark - The porbeagle is a species of mackerel shark in the family Lamnidae, distributed widely in the cold and temperate marine waters of the North Atlantic and Southern Hemisphere.

Megamouth shark - The appearance of the megamouth is distinctive, but little else is known about it.

Crocodile shark - The crocodile shark, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai, is a species of shark and the only member of the family Pseudocarchariidae.

Porbeagle - Adult salmon sharks are medium grey to black over most of the body, with a white underside with darker blotches.

Hoe-mother - This shark is called the basking shark because it is most often observed when feeding at the surface and appears to be basking in the warmer water there.

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

Crested oarfish

King of herrings

Whiptail ribbonfish

Pacific king-of-salmon - King-of-the-salmon, Trachipterus altivelis, is a species of ribbonfish in the family Trachipteridae.

Tapertail ribbonfish

Order Lophiiformes

Haplophryne mollis - Some anglerfishes of the superfamily Ceratioidei employ an unusual mating method.

American angler - The American anglerfish is unique in its appearance and has no relatives with which it can be confused in the areas where it is caught.

Order Mugiliformes

Striped mullet

Order Myctophiformes

Lampadena dea

Bolin's lantern fish

Nannobrachium isaacsi

Hintonia candens

Lanternfish

Wisner's lantern fish

Golden lanternfish

Taaningichthys minimus

Hudson's lanternfish

Chubby flashlightfish

Lanternfish

Pacific blackchin

Lanternfish

Evermann's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Lampanyctus turneri

Benoit's lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Laura's lantern fish

Horned lanternfish

Gymnoscopelus bolini

Lobisomem

Gonichthys barnesi

Mirror lanterfish

Arctic telescope

Lanternfish

Cocco's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Diaphus parri

Diaphus malayanus

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lantern fish

Electron subantarctic

Gymnoscopelus hintonoides

Lantern fish

Andersen's lantern fish

Longfin lampfish

Smallfin lanternfish

Diaphus thiollierei

Pig-headed lantern fish

Topside lampfish

Southern lanternfish

Protomyctophum gemmatum

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Metelectrona herwigi

Lanternfish

Spiny lantern fish

Diaphus nielseni

Lanternfish

Myctophum fissunovi

Diaphus jenseni

Short-headed lantern fish

Highseas lampfish

Lampanyctus vadulus

Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus

Large scale lantern fish

Lanternfish

Rakery beaconlamp

Protomyctophum parallelum

Longfin lanternfish

Warming's lantern fish - Warming's lantern fish, Ceratoscopelus warmingii, is a lanternfish of the family Myctophidae, found circumglobally in both hemispheres, at depths of between 700 and 1,500 m during the day and between 20 and 200 m at night.

Gymnoscopelus braueri

Lanternfish

Lampadena urophaos atlantica

Protomyctophum bolini

Diaphus subtilis

Nannobrachium cuprarium

Lanternfish

Transparent lantern fish

Krefftichthys anderssoni

Mead's lanternfish

Spotted laternfish

Fragile lantern fish

Electrona paucirastra - Electrona paucirastra is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, found around the globe in the southern hemisphere between 35° S and 48° S.

Popeye lampfish

Gymnoscopelus microlampas

Barnards lanternfishes - Symbolophorus barnardi is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, found circumglobally in the southern hemisphere between about 30° S and 11° S at depths of between 100 and 800 m.

Reinhardt's lantern fish

Diaphus antonbruuni

Lampanyctus tenuiformis

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum luciferum

Diaphus vanhoeffeni

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum andriashevi

Diaphus richardsoni

Doflein's false headlightfish

Metelectrona ventralis

Lantern fish

Diaphus ostenfeldi

Lanternfish

Lantern fish

Diaphus lucidus

Diaphus diadematus

Lanternfish

Electrona antarctica

Lanternfish - Gymnoscopelus piabilis is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, found circumglobally in the southern hemisphere between about 46° S and 52° S, at depths of below 100 at night.

Symbolophorus rufinus

Gymnoscopelus fraseri

Lanternfish

Diaphus aliciae

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Diogenichthys panurgus

Spinycheek lanternfish

Hector's lanternfish - It is a widespread marine fish, known from shallow tropical waters in the south-eastern Atlantic, from the western Pacific off Australia and New Zealand, and from the eastern Pacific off Chile.

Lanternfish

Taaning's lantern fish

Order Ophidiiformes

Pink ling - Other names in English include ling, Australian rockling, kingclip, pink ling, and northern ling.

Order Osmeriformes

Javelin spookfish - The species is notable for unusual protuberances that grow from its eyes, which each have "a well developed lens"

Order Perciformes

Zoarces elongatus

Marlin sucker

Mild meagre

Monterey Spanish mackerel

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

Largescale blackfish

Black seabream - Black seabream are protogynous meaning females have the ability to change to males.

Atlantic longbill spearfish

Squaretail - The smalleye squaretail, Tetragonurus cuvieri, is a squaretail of the genus Tetragonurus found in all tropical and temperate oceans of the world, at depths up to 800 m.

Pompano dolphinfish - Pompano dolphinfish have a lifespan of 3 to 4 years.

Brassy chub

Freckled goby

Indian mackerel - The Indian mackerel is found in warm shallow waters along the coasts of the Indian and Western Pacific oceans.

Red rover

Corvina

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

Escolar - The snake mackerel, Gempylus serpens, is a species of fish in the monotypic genus Gempylus, belonging to the family Gempylidae .

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

Bluespotted seabream

Atlantic sailfish - Tests in the 1920s estimated that they were capable of short sprints of up to 111 kilometres per hour, however, a more conservative estimates of 37 to 55 kilometres per hour are more widely accepted .

Seventy-four seabream

Argentine croaker

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

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.

Patagonian toothfish - A close relative, the Antarctic toothfish , is found farther south around the edges of the Antarctic shelf; it also lives in the Ross Sea.

Mexican bonito

Full moony

Japanese butterfish

Inca scad

Wolf-fish - In spite of its large size the Atlantic wolffish has retained the bodily form and general external characteristics of small blennies .

Large-eye dentex

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 .

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

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

Smalleye stardrum

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.

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.

Seatrout

Cape stumpnose

Indian ariomma

Deady

Butterflyfish

Australian spotted mackerel - The Australian spotted mackerel, Scomberomorus munroi, is a species of fish in the family Scombridae.

Log - The king mackerel is a medium sized fish, typically encountered from 5-30 pounds, but is known to exceed 90 pounds.

Bar jack - The bar jack is classified within the genus Carangoides, a group of fishes commonly known as jacks and trevallies, which is part of the larger jack and horse mackerel family Carangidae.

Pacific barracuda

Pacific striped marlin - In 2010, Greenpeace International has added the striped marlin to its seafood red list.

Australian tuna

Leerfish

Whale remora - The whalesucker, Remora australis, is a species of remora in the family Echeneidae, so named because it attaches itself exclusively to cetaceans.

Picnic seabream

Smallspotted grunter

New Zealand ruffe

Coral dragonet - The lancer dragonet is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Callionymus.

Parablennius yatabei

Sickle pomfret

Hogfish

Big head croaker

Croceine croaker

Lesser bream

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

Sailor's grunt

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

Daisy parrotfish

Blue driftfish

Sharpsnout seabream

Spotstripe snapper

Pacific sand lance

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

Shark mackerel

Stereolepis doederleini

R - The slender suckerfish or lousefish, Phtheirichthys lineatus, is a rare species of remora, family Echeneidae, and the only member of the genus Phtheirichthys.

Blue-fin tuna

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.

Purple snake mackerel

Grass goby

Mantasucker - The white suckerfish or mantasucker, Remorina albescens, is a species of remora in the family Echeneidae, a group of elongate marine fish with adhesive discs for attaching to larger organisms.

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

Korean seerfish

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

Atlantic white marlin - Average size is 45 to 65 lbs , with females reaching relatively larger sizes.

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.

Broad-bill sword-fish - They are the sole member of their family Xiphiidae.

Southern kingcroaker

Threadfin jack - The threadfin jack is classified within the genus Carangoides, one of a number of groups of fish referred to as jacks and trevallies.

Five finger - The Indo-Pacific sergeant is found from the Red Sea to South Africa, as far as Southeast Australia and South Japan.

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.

Red seabream

Black pomfret

Ambon damsel - Pomacentrus amboinensis is a Damselfish from the Western Pacific.

Freckled goatfish

Escolar

Dysalotus oligoscolus

Rock porgy

Great sandeel - Breeding occurs through between March into August.

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

Marbled rockcod - The marbled rockcod, Notothenia rossii, is a marine cod icefish in the family Nototheniidae with distribution ranging from southern New Zealand to sub-Antarctic seas, on rocky reefs.

Black swallower

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.

Mi-iuy croaker

Longfin escolar - It is placed in its own family Scombrolabracidae, but the family's placement in the suborders of Perciformes has included Scombroidei, Percoidei, and Trichiuiroidei, while some authors place it in its own suborder Scombrolabracoidei.

Vachelli's glass perchlet

Japanese Spanish mackerel

Porgy - Scup grow as large as 18 in and weigh 3 to 4 lb , but they average 1/2 - 1 lb .

Brazilian flathead

Bluefin - The southern bluefin tuna is a large, streamlined, fast swimming fish with a long, slender caudal peduncle and relatively short dorsal, pectoral and anal fins.

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

Goldlined seabream

Camouflage grouper - The camouflage grouper is a species of fish in the Serranidae family.

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.

Spotlined bass

Grey marlinsucker - The spearfish remora, Remora brachyptera, is a remora of the family Echeneidae, found around the world in tropical and subtropical seas.

Coron meagre

Spanish mackerel

Black jack fish - The black jack is classified within the genus Caranx, one of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies.

Deep-bodied mojarra

Barracuda cardinalfish

Chicken grunt

Roundscale spearfish - A team of university and government scientists has confirmed the existence of the enigmatic billfish species closely resembling the heavily fished, overexploited white marlin.

Bigeye squaretail

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

Indian mackerel

John moriggle - Bonnetmouths are similar to the only other member of its family, the Boga, or Inermia vittata.

Pelagic butterfish - The pelagic butterfish, Schedophilus maculatus, is a medusafish of the genus Schedophilus found in all warm oceans.

Bigscaled mackerel - The butterfly kingfish, bigscale mackerel, or butterfly mackerel, Gasterochisma melampus, the only species in the genus Gasterochisma, is found around the world in southern temperate waters, down to 200 m in open water.

Japanese amberjack - It is greatly appreciated in Japan, where it is called hamachi or buri.

Axillary seabream

Bighead croaker

Atlantic wreckfish - Atlantic wreckfish are deep-water fish and can be found on the ocean bottom at depths between 40 and 600 m , where they inhabit caves and shipwrecks .

Yellow croaker

Pacific fanfish

Pacific black marlin - In 2010, Greenpeace International has added the black marlin to its seafood red list.

Pacific pomfret

Scamp grouper

Luvar - It is a big ellipsoidal fish, growing to two meters in length.

Australian bonito - The Australian bonito, horse mackerel or little bonito, Sarda australis, a fish of the family Scombridae, is found around eastern Australia and New Zealand in depths to about 30 m , in open water.

Wrought iron butterflyfish

Japanese jack mackerel

Silver driftfish

Blue sea cat - This fish, sometimes considered "charmingly ugly"1 is found across the North Atlantic Ocean from north of Russia to the Scotian Shelf, off Nova Scotia.

Whitemouth croaker

Painted mackerel - The Cero reaches larger sizes than the Spanish, often 10 lb or more, but those over 30 lb are extremely rare.

Black seabass - It inhabits the coasts from Maine to NE Florida and the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Bonito - Dogtooth tuna frequent reef environments, with smaller fish being more commonly found near shallow reef areas and larger ones haunting deep reef drop off areas, seamounts and steep underwater walls.

Japanese scad

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

Croaker

Longfinned albacore - It is found in the open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans, and the Mediterranean Sea.

Stripped weakfish

White stumpnose

Atlantic shadefish - A.

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 .

Papuan seerfish

Escolar

Slender tuna - The slender tuna, Allothunnus fallai, is a species of tuna, the only species in the genus Allothunnus, found around the world in the southern oceans between latitudes 20° and 50° South.

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

Japanese spearfish - The shortbill spearfish, Tetrapturus angustirostris, is a species of marlin found in Indo-Pacific oceans not far from the surface.

Transparent goby

Gulf kingcroaker

Barracuda - The body is elongated and covered with small, scarcely visible scales; the back is an iridescent blue, while the sides are silvery, with a pattern of vertical blue bars.

Catfish - The bottom-dwelling spotted wolffish is found across the North Atlantic from north of Russia to the Scotian Shelf, off Nova Scotia.

Littlehead porgy

Chinese pomfret - Silver Pomfret are usually silver/white in color, with few small scales.

Angel - The big-scale pomfret, Taractichthys longipinnis, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic ocean, at depths down to 500 m.

Arctic bonito - It is a streamlined, fast-swimming pelagic fish, common in tropical waters throughout the world, where it inhabits surface waters in large shoals , feeding on fish, crustaceans, cephalopods and mollusks.

Nagasaki damsel

Whitemouth jack

Ragfish - The southern driftfish or ragfish, Icichthys australis, is a medusafish of the genus Icichthys found around the world in all southern oceans between latitudes 50° S and 60° S, from the surface down to 2,000 m.

Bonito

Saddled seabream

John's snapper

Castor oil fish - The flesh is very oily and although edible, the oil actually consists of wax esters, which are not digested like traditional oil.

Bonito

Nassau grouper - The Nassau grouper is a U.

Kanadi kingfish - The Kanadi kingfish, Scomberomorus plurilineatus, is a species of fish in the family Scombridae.

Chu's croaker

Striped poison fangblenny mimic

Big eye tunny - In Hawaiian, it is one of two species known as ‘ahi; the other is yellowfin tuna.

Order Pleuronectiformes

Pacific halibut - Directed commercial fisheries usually use longline gear but halibut are also caught along with many other bottom-dwelling fish by trawlers.

Summer flounder - Occurring in the western Atlantic from Maine to South Carolina, possibly further south where the Summer Flounder may mix and be confused with its close relative the Southern Flounder which lacks the eye-like spots of the summer flounder.

S

Smallmouth flounder

Lemon fish - It is a popular food fish.

American dab - American plaice may be an intermediate host for the nematode parasite Otostrongylus circumlitis, which is a lungworm of seals, primarily affecting animals less than 1 yr of age.

Kaup's sole

Winter flounder - The winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae.

Flounder - The brill have slender bodies, brown with lighter and darker coloured flecks covering its body, excluding the tailfin; the underside of the fish is usually cream coloured or pinkish white.

English sole - English sole is an important commercial fish, primarily caught off Washington, Oregon and California.

Witch - The species lives on soft bottoms between 45 and 1460 m and prefers temperatures of 2–6 ºC.

Akagarei - The flathead flounder spawning season is from February to April, and spawning takes place at depths of 180 and 200 metres .

Bastard halibut - It is often referred to as the Japanese flatfish or Korea flatfish when mentioned in the context of those countries.

Ishigarei

Bering flounder - The Bering flounder, Hippoglossoides robustus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae.

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

Butter sole - The butter sole is a right-eyed flounder with an oval-shaped body.

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

Fringed flounder

Blackfin flounder - The blackfin flounder's diet consists of benthos invertebrates such as crustaceans, molluscs and worms.

Blackhand sole

Cigarette paper - The flathead sole is a right-eyed flounder with an oval-shaped body.

Paralichthys orbignyanus

Xystreurys rasile

Greenland halibut - Its morphology with the left eye positioned on the dorsal ridge of the forehead gives it an appearance of a cyclops when looking straight at it.

Order Rajiformes

Common skate

Prickly skate

Munk's devil ray - The manta de monk, Munk's devil ray, pygmy devil ray, or smoothtail mobula is a species of fish in the Mobulidae family.

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

Freckled skate

Giant manta - Mantas have a variety of common names, including Atlantic manta, Pacific manta, devilfish, and just manta.

Clear-nosed brier skate

Chilean devil ray

Ocellate spot skate

Barn-door skate - After peaking in the 1950s, the population of the barndoor skate dramatically declined in the 1970s as a result of overfishing and is now listed as endangered by the World Conservation Union.

Pacific cownose ray - The golden cownose ray, hawkray, or pacific cownose ray is a species of fish in the Rhinopteridae family.

Winter big skate

Mottled skate - Raja is a genus of skates in the family Rajidae.

Fanray - Platyrhina species have rounded heart-shaped pectoral fin discs with short, blunt snouts.

Giant devil ray - It is larger than the lesser devil ray, and it possesses a spiny tail.

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

Brazilian guitarfish - The Brazilian guitarfish is a species of fish in the Rhinobatidae family.

Order Scorpaeniformes

Tanaka's snailfish

Deepwater rockfish - S.

Perch

Blue cod - It is native to the North American west coast from Shumagin Islands in the Gulf of Alaska to Baja California, Mexico.

Podothecus sturioides

Filefish

Hexagrammos agrammus

Atka mackerel - The primary population of the fish is found off of the Sea of Okhotsk.

Blue cod - The sable fish is found in muddy sea beds in the North Pacific at depths of 300 to 2,700 m and is commercially important to Japan.

Goldeye rockfish

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.

Lumpsucker - Lumpsuckers or lumpfish are mostly small scorpaeniform marine fish of the family Cyclopteridae.

Red-whiskered bulbul

Fat greenling

Sebastes vulpes

Furcina osimae

Order Siluriformes

White sea catfish

Genidens planifrons

Order Squaliformes

Cigar shark - The cookiecutter shark , also called the cigar shark, is a species of small dogfish shark in the family Dalatiidae.

Slender lantern shark - The smooth lanternshark or slender lanternshark, Etmopterus pusillus, is a species of dogfish shark in the family Etmopteridae, found widely in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Whitetail dogfish - The whitetail dogfish is a rare species known only from a few specimens taken by tuna longliners and trawlers.

Spined pygmy shark - The spined pygmy shark, Squaliolus laticaudus, is a species of dogfish shark in the family Dalatiidae found widely in all oceans.

Order Stomiiformes

Benttooth bristlemouth

Pacific hatchet fish

Stareye lightfish - The stareye lightfish is a species in the monotypic genus of Pollichthys.

Astronesthes lupina

Eustomias curtifilis

Highlight hatchetfish

Margrethia valentinae

Triplophos hemingi

Snaggletooth

Snaggletooth

Order Syngnathiformes

Barbed pipefish

Seaweed pipefish

Cosmocampus retropinnis

Order Tetraodontiformes

Hairfinned leatherjacket - Paramonacanthus japonicus is a Filefish from the Indo-West Pacific.

Redtoothed triggerfish - The redtoothed triggerfish is a dark blue bodied fish, ranging up to 50 cm in length.

Masked triggerfish

Thamnaconus modestus

Diamondback puffer

Whitespotted pygmy filefish

Thread-sail filefish

Order Zeiformes

Oxeye oreo

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.

Black oreo - The black oreo is very similar in shape to the warty oreo.

Spiky oreo - The spiky oreo, Neocyttus rhomboidalis, is an oreo of the genus Neocyttus, found in all southern oceans at depths of between 200 and 1,300 m.

Smooth oreo - The smooth oreo or smooth dory, Pseudocyttus maculatus, is an oreo, the only species in the genus Pseudocyttus.