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

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

Congo

Whitespotted conger

Baleares conger

Saurenchelys stylura

American conger

Order Aulopiformes

Scopelosaurus hamiltoni

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

Hubb's pearleye

Bigfin pearleye

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

Blackfin waryfish

Zugmayer's pearleye

Scopelarchoides danae

Atlantic sabretooth

Duckbill barracudina

Scopelarchoides signifer

Benthalbella macropinna

Order Beloniformes

African sailfin flyingfish

Margined flyingfish

Tringa flyingfish

Sutton's flyingfish

Pharao flyingfish

Cheilopogon pitcairnensis

Blunt-snouted flying fish

Kagu

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

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

Banded flyingfish

Keel-jawed needle fish

Bandwing flyingfish

White-finned flyingfish

Flyingfish

Flyingfish

Stained flyingfish

Butterfly flyingfish

Exocoetus gibbosus

Cheilopogon intermedius

Hirundichthys socotranus

Whitespot flyingfish

Cheilopogon doederleinii

Banded needlefish

Saury

Cheilopogon ventralis

Largescale flyingfish

Balao

Easter island flyingfish

Exocoetus peruvianus

Guinean flyingfish

Spotfin flyingfish

Bony flyingfish

Glider flyingfish

Sailor flyingfish

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

Manyspotted flyingfish

Cypselurus hexazona

California flyingfish

Barbel flyingfish

Cheilopogon katoptron

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

Saury

Coromandel flyingfish

Blackspot flyingfish

Cheilopogon abei

Shortfin flyingfish

Dwarf saury

Whitetip flyingfish

Danichthys ilma

Short-nosed flying fish

African flyingfish

Blotchwing flyingfish

Black wing flyingfish

Order Carcharhiniformes

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

Eastern school shark - Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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

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

Blackspot shark - *ambiguous synonym

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

Blacktail reef shark - *ambiguous synonym

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

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

Order Chimaeriformes

Rabbit fish

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.

Order Clupeiformes

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

Spotty-face 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.

Oceanic anchovy

Bigeye kilka

Konoshiro gizzard shad

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

Zabaleta anchovy

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

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.

Key anchovy

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

Commerson's anchovy

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

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.

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

Blue anchovy

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

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.

Marini's anchovy

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

Patagonian grenadier

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

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.

Lesser fork-beard

Silvery cod

Tadpole codling

Codlet

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.

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

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.

Poutassou - There are 2 disjunct populations:

Senegalese hake

Arrowtail

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.

Whitson's grenadier

Pacific cod

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.

Beard

Norway pout

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Order Lampriformes

Whiptail ribbonfish

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

King of herrings

Tapertail ribbonfish

Southern ribbonfish

Crested oarfish

Order Lophiiformes

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.

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

Order Mugiliformes

Striped mullet

Order Myctophiformes

Lampadena dea

Popeye lampfish

Lampanyctus vadulus

Large scale lantern fish

Short-headed lantern fish

Highseas lampfish

Hintonia candens

Longfin lanternfish

Rakery beaconlamp

Lampadena urophaos atlantica

Pig-headed lantern fish

Chubby flashlightfish

Diaphus subtilis

Lanternfish

Nannobrachium cuprarium

Transparent lantern fish

Spotted laternfish

Mead's lanternfish

Benoit's lanternfish

Lanternfish

Gymnoscopelus bolini

Arctic telescope

Gonichthys barnesi

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.

Mirror lanterfish

Spinycheek lanternfish

Lampanyctus tenuiformis

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.

Diaphus antonbruuni

Lanternfish

Diaphus vanhoeffeni

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.

Lanternfish

Metelectrona ventralis

Diaphus richardsoni

Doflein's false headlightfish

Gymnoscopelus hintonoides

Lantern fish

Diaphus ostenfeldi

Lantern fish

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum gemmatum

Lantern fish

Diaphus lucidus

Diaphus diadematus

Electrona antarctica

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Symbolophorus rufinus

Diaphus aliciae

Diogenichthys panurgus

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

Nannobrachium isaacsi

Bolin's lantern fish

Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus

Protomyctophum parallelum

Gymnoscopelus braueri

Wisner's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum bolini

Lanternfish

Taaningichthys minimus

Golden lanternfish

Hudson's lanternfish

Smallfin lanternfish

Lampanyctus turneri

Pacific blackchin

Evermann's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lobisomem

Krefftichthys anderssoni

Lanternfish

Laura's lantern fish

Cocco's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Gymnoscopelus microlampas

Lanternfish

Diaphus parri

Reinhardt's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum luciferum

Lanternfish

Diaphus malayanus

Protomyctophum andriashevi

Lantern fish

Electron subantarctic

Lanternfish

Longfin lampfish

Andersen's lantern fish

Southern lanternfish

Horned lanternfish

Topside lampfish

Diaphus thiollierei

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Metelectrona herwigi

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.

Lanternfish

Gymnoscopelus fraseri

Spiny lantern fish

Diaphus nielseni

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Myctophum fissunovi

Diaphus jenseni

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

Rock porgy

Monterey Spanish mackerel

Dysalotus oligoscolus

Big head croaker

Largescale blackfish

Marlin sucker

Mi-iuy croaker

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

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.

Corvina

Brassy chub

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

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

Red rover

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.

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.

Freckled goby

Daisy parrotfish

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

Atlantic shadefish - A.

Bluespotted seabream

Japanese Spanish mackerel

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

Seventy-four seabream

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

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.

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 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 .

Transparent goby

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.

Spotlined bass

Barracuda cardinalfish

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.

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.

Mexican bonito

Japanese butterfish

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.

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

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

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.

Bigeye squaretail

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

Scamp grouper

Cape stumpnose

Axillary seabream

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

Vachelli's glass perchlet

Yellow croaker

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.

Deady

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

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

Japanese jack mackerel

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

New Zealand ruffe

Parablennius yatabei

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

Smallspotted grunter

Black swallower

Whitemouth croaker

Japanese scad

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

Sailor's grunt

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

Escolar

Mild meagre

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

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

Gulf kingcroaker

Blue driftfish

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

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.

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

Shark mackerel

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.

Whitemouth jack

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.

Bonito

Korean seerfish

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.

Purple snake mackerel

Bighead croaker

John's snapper

Saddled seabream

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.

Wrought iron butterflyfish

Indian ariomma

Red seabream

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

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

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

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

Chu's croaker

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.

Great sandeel - Breeding occurs through between March into August.

Zoarces elongatus

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.

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

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

Stripped weakfish

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.

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

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.

Lesser bream

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

Brazilian flathead

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

Goldlined seabream

Argentine croaker

Chicken grunt

Deep-bodied mojarra

Full moony

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

Inca scad

Spanish mackerel

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.

Indian mackerel

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 .

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 .

Smalleye stardrum

Butterflyfish

Pacific fanfish

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.

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

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.

Leerfish

Pacific barracuda

Silver driftfish

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

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.

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

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

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.

Sickle pomfret

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

White stumpnose

Hogfish

Papuan seerfish

Croceine croaker

Croaker

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 .

Spotstripe snapper

Sharpsnout seabream

Picnic seabream

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

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

Nagasaki damsel

Stereolepis doederleini

Blue-fin tuna

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.

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.

Grass goby

Coron meagre

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

Seatrout

Bonito

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.

Southern kingcroaker

Australian tuna

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

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.

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

Pacific pomfret

Pacific sand lance

Escolar

Striped poison fangblenny mimic

Nassau grouper - The Nassau grouper is a U.

Black pomfret

Freckled goatfish

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.

Smallmouth flounder

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.

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

Blackhand sole

Xystreurys rasile

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.

Lemon fish - It is a popular food fish.

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.

Kaup's sole

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.

Paralichthys orbignyanus

S

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.

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

Order Rajiformes

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.

Winter big skate

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

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

Clear-nosed brier skate

Common skate

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

Prickly skate

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

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.

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

Freckled skate

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

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

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

Order Scorpaeniformes

Podothecus sturioides

Perch

Red-whiskered bulbul

Hexagrammos agrammus

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

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

Sebastes vulpes

Tanaka's snailfish

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.

Deepwater rockfish - S.

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

Fat greenling

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.

Filefish

Furcina osimae

Goldeye rockfish

Order Siluriformes

White sea catfish

Genidens planifrons

Order Squaliformes

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

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

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

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.

Order Stomiiformes

Snaggletooth

Snaggletooth

Highlight hatchetfish

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

Margrethia valentinae

Triplophos hemingi

Pacific hatchet fish

Eustomias curtifilis

Astronesthes lupina

Benttooth bristlemouth

Order Syngnathiformes

Seaweed pipefish

Cosmocampus retropinnis

Barbed pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes

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

Diamondback puffer

Thread-sail filefish

Whitespotted pygmy filefish

Masked triggerfish

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

Thamnaconus modestus

Order Zeiformes

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.

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.

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