Pelagic-neritic fish - Fish living in the pelagic-neritic environment

Order Anguilliformes

Leptocephalus ophichthoides

Order Atheriniformes

Kestratherina esox

Surf sprite


Delta silverside

Ogilby's hardyhead

Atherinella nocturna

Atherinella beani

Rough silverside

Odontesthes argentinensis

Hypoatherina tsurugae

Atherinosoma elongata

Spatular-scale silverside

Pitcher silverside

Gulf grunion

Atherinason hepsetoides

Key silverside - The key silverside is a U.

Backwaters silverside

Samoan surf sardine

Crenulated silverside

Odontesthes nigricans

False grunion

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

Panama silverside

Leptatherina presbyteroides

Guatemala silverside

Mercer's tusked silverside - Mercer's tusked silverside originates from the western Central Pacific.

Cape silverside

Membras vagrans

Marine sailfin silverside

Phallostethus lehi

Pricklenose silverside

Hawaiian Islands silverside

Broadstripe silverside

California grunion

Moon silverside

Tidewater silverside

Landia silverside

Spotted hardyhead

Flower of the wave

Whitley's silverside


Jack silverside

Bright silverside


Kiener's silverside

Atherina lopeziana

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

Order Aulopiformes

Synodus mundyi

Macroparalepis johnfitchi

Stemonosudis distans

Synodus pylei

Stemonosudis miscella

Saurida umeyoshii - The Shortfin saury lizardfish which is also known as Saurida argentea is a type of lizardfish or Synodontidae that lives mainly in the Western Pacific

Synodus sanguineus

Order Beloniformes

Hyporhamphus acutus pacificus

Hyporhamphus paucirastris

Southeastern snub-nosed garfish


Senegal needlefish

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

Blackspot flyingfish

American halfbeak

Choelo halfbeak

Long billed half beak

Sharpchin flyingfish

Zenarchopterus quadrimaculatus

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.

Manyspotted flyingfish

California flyingfish

Simpletooth halfbeak

Tringa flyingfish

Cheilopogon intermedius

Tropical half-beak fish

Hyporhamphus gernaerti

Central American halfbeak

Largescale flyingfish

Black-tipped garfish

Strongylura fluviatilis


Cheilopogon abei

Nomorhamphus australis


Exocoetus peruvianus

Zenarchopterus clarus

Easter island flyingfish

Sind halfbeak

Danichthys ilma


Butterfly flyingfish

Spotfin flyingfish

Cape halfbeak

Quoy's garfish

Cypselurus hexazona

D'urville's long-tom

Keeltail needlefish

Southern sea garfish

Halfbeak - The New Zealand piper, Hyporhamphus ihi, is a halfbeak found all around New Zealand in shallow inshore waters.

Malabar halfbeak

Short garfish

Bony flyingfish

Exocoetus gibbosus

Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus melanocercus

Hyporhamphus yuri


California halfbeak

Cypselurus starksi

Cheilopogon katoptron

Three-by-two garfish

Hyporhamphus neglectus

Ornamented flyingfish

Strongylura notata forsythia

White-finned flyingfish

Hyporhamphus kronei

Arabian flyingfish

Bangkok halfbeak

African sailfin flyingfish

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

Short-nosed flying fish

Skipper halfbeak

Bluntnose flyingfish

Smallhead flyingfish

Blotchwing flyingfish

Bermuda halfbeak

Congaturi halfbeak

Eastern river garfish

Cypselurus hiraii

Hyporhamphus melanopterus

Californian needlefish

Platybelone argalus platura

Shortfin halfbeak

Rhynchorhamphus naga

Zenarchopterus xiphophorus

Hirundichthys socotranus

Blunt-snouted flying fish

False halfbeak

Cheilopogon pitcairnensis

Japanese halfbeak

Shortfin 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.

Order Carcharhiniformes

Blotched catshark - Reproduction is oviparous.

Order Characiformes

Steindachnerina notograptos

Salminus franciscanus

Order Clupeiformes

Walker's anchovy

Dusky hairfin anchovy

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Dove's longfin herring

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

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

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

Scofield's anchovy

Long-horned anchovy

Pacific sabretooth anchovy

Atlantic anchoveta

Cuban longfin herring

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

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

Ganges river sprat

Spotty-face anchovy

False panama anchovy

Commerson's anchovy

Javan ilisha


Hamilton's thryssa

Perth herring

Andhra anchovy

Pacific ilisha

Swatow thryssa

Russell's smooth-back herring

Finescale menhaden

Slender anchovy

Herklotsichthys ovalis

Deep body anchovy

Indonesian gizzard shad

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

Blacksaddle herring

Day's round herring

Reeve's shad

Slender white sardine

Camiguana anchovy

Longfin Pacific anchovy

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

Blackburns's anchovy

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Lewis' round herring

Bigeyed longfin herring

Slender thread herring

Philippine anchovy

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

Whitehead's thryssa

Bleeker's blacktip sardinella - Bleeker's Blacktip Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Piquitinga anchovy

Gray's grenadier anchovy

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


Nematalosa resticularia

Caribbean longfin herring

Ronquillo's anchovy

Humphead thryssa

Dussumier's thryssa

Atlantic piquitinga

Yellowfin menhaden

Rio anchovy

Whitefin wolf-herring

Kelee shad

Gulf of Carpenteria anchovy

Big eye ilisha

American coastal pellona

African ilisha

Bareback anchovy

Pacific menhaden


Australian spotted herring

Bermuda anchovy


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.

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.

Richardson's sardinella - Richardson's Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Castelnau's herring

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


Humpback hairfin anchovy

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Vaqueira longfin herring

Konoshiro gizzard shad

Yellowfin herring

Australian anchovy - The Australian anchovy feeds on plankton.

Smooth-belly sardinella

Araucanian herring

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

Bengal thryssa

Pacific anchoveta


Tropical longfin herring

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

Northern gulf anchovy

Thai anchovy

Lobejaw ilisha

Malabar sprat

Malabar thryssa

Galathea gizzard shad

Reunion herring

Bagan anchovy

Crescent long-tailed ilisha

Day's pellona

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

Chefoo thryssa

Graceful piquitinga

Jenyns' sprat

Gulf menhaden - The Gulf menhaden occurs throughout the Gulf of Mexico, but its distribution is heterogeneous.

Longfinger anchovy

Cuban anchovy

Thai gizzard 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.

Deep-bodied herring

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.

Goto's herring

Regan's anchovy

Cayenne anchovy

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

Slender tardoor

Australian freshwater herring

Californian anchovy

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

Middling thread herring


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

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

Pacific flatiron herring

Trinidad anchovy

Shorthead hairfin anchovy

Japanese grenadier anchovy

Bigfin anchovy

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

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

Gilchrist's round herring

Western Australian gizzard shad

Chinese gizzard shad

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

Panama longfin herring

Stolephorus shantungensis

China anchovy

Hidden ilisha

Guinean sprat

Hasselt's sprat - Until the 1980s in the eastern Mediterranean slender rainbow sardines were frequently confused with the rainbow sardine .

Gautama thryssa

Pacific piquitinga

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.


False indian anchovy

Ilisha compressa

Brazilian menhaden

Whitehead's round herring

Eigenmann's anchovy

Gulf herring

Poey's anchovy

Carribean anchovy

Australian sprat

Hilsa herring

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

Herklotsichthys collettei

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

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

Balboa anchovy

Many-fingered grenadier anchovy

Silverstriped round herring - The Slender sprat, Spratelloides gracilis, is a type of sprat fish.

Equatorial longfin herring

Galapagos thread herring

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

Malabar thryssa

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.

Starks's anchovy

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

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


Nelson's anchovy

Banded ilisha

Marasri's thryssa

Nematalosa persara

Heller's anchovy

Spiny toothed herringlet

Broadhead anchovy

Kalimantan ilisha

Indian pellona

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

Day's thryssa

Blackstripe herring

Argentine menhaden

Pseudosetipinna haizhouensis

Bonga shad


Koningsberger's herring

Chame Point anchovy

Elongate anchovy

Two-finned round herring

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

East african sardinella - East African Sardinella is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella.

Blackburn's herring

Order Cyprinodontiformes

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

Lowland livebearer

Order Elopiformes

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.

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

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

Order Gadiformes

Patagonian hake

Bregmaceros neonectabanus

Bregmaceros arabicus

Big-eye unicorn-cod

Bregmaceros lanceolatus

Bregmaceros pescadorus


Australian unicorn-cod

Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus

Stellate codlet

Order Gobiesociformes

Sao Tom

Order Mugiliformes

Eastern keelback mullet

Thoburn's mullet

Bobo mullet

Striped mullet

Fairy mullet

Freshwater mullet

Robust mullet

Golden grey mullet

So-iny mullet

Snouted mullet - Only one species in this genus is recorded in Fishbase .

Largescaled mullet

Freshwater mullet

Order Myctophiformes

Idiolychnus urolampus

Order Ophidiiformes

Echiodon atopus

Lonely coralbrotula

Order Orectolobiformes

Floral banded wobbegong - The floral banded wobbegong is a recently described species of carpet shark found in the Indian Ocean off southwestern Australia.

Order Osmeriformes

Arctic rainbow smelt

Bathylagichthys parini

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.

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

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

Order Perciformes

Nuchequula mannusella

Blackspot picarel

Plectranthias elaine

Bleekeria kallolepis

Amarsipus carlsbergi

Trachinops caudimaculatus


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.

Grammatonotus ambiortus

Sphyraena waitii

Yelloweye croaker

Apogon rubellus

Planctanthias longifilis

Cleftbelly trevally - The cleftbelly trevally is the only species in the genus Atropus, which is one of 31 genera 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.

Mexican barracuda

Transparent goby

Longfin kingfish - The species, as it is currently recognised, was scientifically described and named by the German naturalist Eduard Rüppell in 1830, based on the holotype specimen taken from Massawa in the Red Sea.

Japanese Spanish mackerel

Parupeneus moffitti

Acropoma argentistigma


Rapson's ponyfish

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

Spanish mackerel

Trachurus aleevi

Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus

Manylined grunter

Swallowtail dart

Pacific barracuda

Blotched picarel

Apogonichthys landoni

Australian tuna

Manonichthys jamali

Long barbeled grunter

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

Zoramia viridiventer

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

Pulauweh wrasse

Hoplolatilus geo

Sphyraena tome

Apogon mydrus

Iniistius auropunctatus

Pentapodus numberii

Threefinger threadfin

Giant trevally - The giant trevally is a powerful apex predator in most of its habitats, and is known to hunt individually and in schools.

Small-eyed whipfin mojarra

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

Papuan seerfish

Doydixodon laevifrons

Spotted seabass

Acanthopagrus chinshira

Pterocaesio flavifasciata

Eastern pomfred

Shining drum

Equulites laterofenestra

Steel pompano

Eastern hulafish

Grape-eye seabass

Spotnape ponyfish

Blacktail picarel

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

Southern rays bream

Bullet mackerel - The bullet tuna is a comparatively small and slender tuna.

Mexican bonito

Halichoeres sazimai

Sectator azureus

Bigeye picarel

Shortjaw leatherjack

Apogon uninotatus

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.

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.

Sphyraena iburiensis

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.

Scaled belly toothpony

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

Demoiselle - The New Zealand demoiselle, Chromis dispilus, is a damselfish of the genus Chromis, found between North Cape and East Cape of the North Island of New Zealand to depths of about 60 metres, off rocky coasts.

Xyrichtys cyanifrons

Monodactylus kottelati

Monterey Spanish mackerel

Acropoma boholensis

Protammodytes sarisa

Japanese jack mackerel

Tapiroid grunter

Steeplined drum

Longfin pompano

Spicara martinicus

Archamia flavofasciata

Grey knifefish - The grey knifefish, Bathystethus cultratus, is a sea chub of the genus Bathystethus, found in New Zealand.

Blue-fin tuna

Hypoplectrodes semicinctum

Yellowfin snook

Chinese seerfish


Apogon radcliffei

Iniistius griffithsi

African threadfish - The African 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.

Nelabrichthys ornatus

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

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

Long-finned pike - It is an elongated fish with a pointed snout and silver in color, similar in appearance to a barracuda, and grows up to 84 cm long.

Badger spiny basslet

Pterocaesio monikae

Woodwards pomfret

Pacific drum

Atlantic rubyfish

Shortfin pompano

Blue knifefish - The blue knifefish, Labracoglossa nitida, is a sea chub of the genus Labracoglossa, found off eastern Australia, and around offshore islands of the east coast of New Zealand, to depths of 20 m.

Lesser bream

Anatolanthias apiomycter

Oyster pompano

Herring cale

Guinean barracuda

Northern kahawai


Apogon wilsoni

Silverbelly seaperch

Hapalogenys merguiensis

Chu's croaker

Pugnose ponyfish

Lucas barracuda

Apogon melanopterus

Pentaceros quinquespinis

East Asian fourfinger threadfin

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.

Nonbanded whipfin mojarra

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

Chromis planesi

Xyrichtys koteamea

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.

Korean seerfish

Wilson's weedfish

Indian mackerel

Acanthistius fuscus

Silvermouth trevally


Dactylanthias baccheti

Silver drum

Guinean pompano

Order Rajiformes

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

Manta ehrenbergii

Lesser Guinean devil ray

Dasyatis colarensis - The Colares stingray was described by Hugo Santos, Ulisses Gomes, and Patricia Charvet-Almeida in 2004, in the scientific journal Zootaxa.

Lesser devil ray - These rays live in shallow coastal waters and can be found singly or in large shoals.

Order Salmoniformes

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.

White char

Bering cisco

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

Order Scorpaeniformes

Brown bomber - The body of the widow rockfish is elongate and compressed.

Order Syngnathiformes

Monte Bello seahorse

Lost pipefish

Notopogon armatus

Pacific cornetfish

Collared seahorse

Syngnathus phlegon

Order Tetraodontiformes

Pelagic porcupinefish


Thamnaconus fijiensis

Spotted triggerfish