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

Order Anguilliformes

Leptocephalus ophichthoides

Order Atheriniformes

Kestratherina esox

Surf sprite

Leptatherina presbyteroides

Membras vagrans

Ogilby's hardyhead


Atherinella nocturna

Delta silverside

Atherinella beani

California grunion

Tidewater silverside

Atherinosoma elongata

Spatular-scale silverside

Landia silverside

Pitcher silverside

Whitley's silverside

Atherinason hepsetoides

Samoan surf sardine

Kiener's silverside

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

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

Odontesthes nigricans

Panama silverside

False grunion

Guatemala silverside

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

Cape silverside

Marine sailfin silverside

Pricklenose silverside

Phallostethus lehi

Rough silverside

Hawaiian Islands silverside

Odontesthes argentinensis

Broadstripe silverside

Hypoatherina tsurugae

Moon silverside

Gulf grunion

Flower of the wave

Spotted hardyhead

Key silverside - The key silverside is a U.

Jack silverside


Backwaters silverside

Bright silverside


Crenulated silverside

Atherina lopeziana

Order Aulopiformes

Synodus pylei

Synodus mundyi

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

Stemonosudis distans

Macroparalepis johnfitchi

Stemonosudis miscella

Order Beloniformes

Senegal needlefish

Exocoetus gibbosus

Southeastern snub-nosed garfish

Hyporhamphus paucirastris


American halfbeak

Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus melanocercus

Three-by-two garfish

Choelo halfbeak

Cheilopogon katoptron

White-finned flyingfish

Simpletooth halfbeak

Bangkok halfbeak

Central American halfbeak

Arabian flyingfish

Largescale flyingfish

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

Black-tipped garfish

Strongylura fluviatilis


Short-nosed flying fish

Bluntnose flyingfish


Congaturi halfbeak

Bermuda halfbeak

Smallhead flyingfish

Blotchwing flyingfish

Rhynchorhamphus naga

Hirundichthys socotranus

Zenarchopterus xiphophorus

Sind halfbeak

Quoy's garfish

D'urville's long-tom

Blunt-snouted flying fish

Danichthys ilma

Cypselurus hexazona

Southern sea garfish

Keeltail needlefish

Cheilopogon pitcairnensis

Shortfin flyingfish

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

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

Hyporhamphus acutus pacificus

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

Blackspot flyingfish


Hyporhamphus yuri

Long billed half beak

Sharpchin flyingfish

Zenarchopterus quadrimaculatus

California halfbeak

Hyporhamphus neglectus

Strongylura notata forsythia

Cypselurus starksi

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

Ornamented flyingfish

Hyporhamphus kronei

Tringa flyingfish

Tropical half-beak fish

Hyporhamphus gernaerti

California flyingfish

Cheilopogon intermedius

Nomorhamphus australis

African sailfin flyingfish

Cheilopogon abei

Skipper halfbeak

Zenarchopterus clarus

Eastern river garfish

Exocoetus peruvianus

Cypselurus hiraii

Hyporhamphus melanopterus

Californian needlefish

Platybelone argalus platura

Easter island flyingfish


Shortfin halfbeak

Cape halfbeak

Butterfly flyingfish

Spotfin flyingfish

False halfbeak

Malabar halfbeak

Bony flyingfish

Short garfish

Japanese halfbeak

Order Carcharhiniformes

Blotched catshark - Reproduction is oviparous.

Order Characiformes

Steindachnerina notograptos

Salminus franciscanus

Order Clupeiformes

Regan's anchovy

Jenyns' sprat


Graceful piquitinga

Chefoo thryssa

Reunion herring

Dove's longfin herring

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

Spotty-face anchovy

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

Heller's anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

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.

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

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

Ganges river sprat

Australian freshwater herring


Californian anchovy

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

Commerson's anchovy


Javan ilisha

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

Elongate anchovy

Pacific flatiron herring

Shorthead hairfin anchovy

Andhra anchovy

Finescale menhaden

Pacific ilisha

Japanese grenadier anchovy

Walker's anchovy

Gilchrist's round herring

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

Western Australian gizzard shad

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

Lewis' round herring

Bigeyed longfin herring

Carribean anchovy

Scofield's anchovy

Pacific piquitinga

Gautama thryssa

Chinese gizzard shad

Day's round herring

Camiguana anchovy

False panama anchovy

Whitehead's round herring

Gulf herring

Slender thread herring

Philippine anchovy

Ronquillo's anchovy

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

Slender anchovy

Hilsa herring

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

Herklotsichthys collettei

Caribbean longfin herring

Gulf of Carpenteria anchovy

Yellowfin menhaden

American coastal pellona

Big eye ilisha

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

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

Indonesian gizzard shad

Many-fingered grenadier anchovy

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.

Blackburns's anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Bareback anchovy

African ilisha

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Piquitinga anchovy

Marasri's thryssa

Nematalosa persara

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.

Vaqueira longfin herring

Yellowfin herring

Konoshiro gizzard shad

Chame Point anchovy


Blackstripe herring

Day's thryssa

Spiny toothed herringlet

Australian anchovy - The Australian anchovy feeds on plankton.

Koningsberger's herring

Araucanian herring

Pseudosetipinna haizhouensis

Rio anchovy

Bonga shad

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


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

Thai anchovy

Lobejaw ilisha

Bagan anchovy

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

Day's pellona

Crescent long-tailed ilisha

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


Dusky hairfin anchovy

Malabar sprat

Neglected grenadier anchovy

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

Cuban longfin herring

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


Pacific sabretooth anchovy

Long-horned anchovy

Deep body anchovy

Atlantic anchoveta

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.


Hamilton's thryssa

Perth herring

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

Longfin Pacific anchovy

Russell's smooth-back herring

Northern gulf anchovy

Swatow thryssa

Herklotsichthys ovalis

Middling thread herring


Panama longfin herring

Stolephorus shantungensis

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

Longfinger anchovy

Slender white sardine

Reeve's shad

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

Blacksaddle herring

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

Thai gizzard shad

China anchovy

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.

Guinean sprat

Hidden ilisha

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

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

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

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

Cayenne anchovy

Whitehead's thryssa

False indian anchovy

Brazilian menhaden

Ilisha compressa

Gray's grenadier anchovy

Trinidad anchovy

Humphead thryssa

Nematalosa resticularia

Australian sprat

Kelee shad

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

Equatorial longfin herring

Bermuda anchovy

Bigfin anchovy

Atlantic piquitinga

Dussumier's thryssa

Whitefin wolf-herring

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


Pacific menhaden

Australian spotted herring

Galapagos thread herring

Smooth-belly sardinella

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

Eigenmann's 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.

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

Castelnau's herring

Nelson's anchovy

Banded ilisha

Broadhead anchovy

Argentine menhaden

Indian pellona

Kalimantan ilisha

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

Poey's anchovy

Humpback hairfin anchovy

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

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

Balboa anchovy

Bengal thryssa

Tropical longfin herring

Cuban anchovy

Pacific anchoveta

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

Starks's anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Galathea gizzard shad

Two-finned round 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

Bregmaceros neonectabanus

Bregmaceros arabicus

Big-eye unicorn-cod

Bregmaceros lanceolatus

Bregmaceros pescadorus


Patagonian hake

Australian unicorn-cod

Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus

Stellate codlet

Order Gobiesociformes

Sao Tom

Order Mugiliformes

So-iny mullet

Bobo mullet

Freshwater mullet

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

Largescaled mullet

Eastern keelback mullet

Thoburn's mullet

Fairy mullet

Striped mullet

Freshwater mullet

Robust mullet

Golden grey 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.

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.

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

Order Perciformes

Plectranthias elaine

Monterey Spanish mackerel

Monodactylus kottelati

Xyrichtys cyanifrons

Blackspot picarel

Bleekeria kallolepis

Dactylanthias baccheti

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.

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.

Sphyraena waitii

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

Yelloweye croaker

Planctanthias longifilis

Protammodytes sarisa

Apogon rubellus

Tapiroid grunter

Japanese jack mackerel

Steeplined drum

Transparent goby

Longfin pompano

Mexican barracuda

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.

Blue-fin tuna

Hypoplectrodes semicinctum

Parupeneus moffitti

Badger spiny basslet

Chinese seerfish

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

Nelabrichthys ornatus

Manylined grunter

Yellowfin snook

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

Anatolanthias apiomycter

Pterocaesio monikae

Woodwards pomfret

Apogonichthys landoni

Blotched picarel

Australian tuna

Pentapodus numberii

Iniistius auropunctatus

Pacific drum

Atlantic rubyfish

Apogon mydrus

Shortfin pompano

Sphyraena tome

Guinean barracuda

Herring cale

Oyster pompano

Threefinger threadfin

Doydixodon laevifrons

Silverbelly seaperch

Hapalogenys merguiensis

Pugnose ponyfish

Chu's croaker

Spotted seabass

Acanthistius fuscus

Nonbanded whipfin mojarra

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

Blacktail picarel

Southern rays bream

Indian mackerel

Korean seerfish

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

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.

Wilson's weedfish

Xyrichtys koteamea

Chromis planesi

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.

Apogon uninotatus

Silvermouth trevally

Bigeye picarel

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

Shortjaw leatherjack

Amarsipus carlsbergi

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.

Silver drum

Guinean pompano

Sphyraena iburiensis

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.


Trachinops caudimaculatus

Nuchequula mannusella

Acropoma argentistigma

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

Japanese Spanish mackerel


Rapson's ponyfish

Spanish mackerel

Archamia flavofasciata

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

Spicara martinicus

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

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.


Iniistius griffithsi

Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus

Apogon radcliffei

Trachurus aleevi

Swallowtail dart

Pacific barracuda

Manonichthys jamali

Long barbeled grunter

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

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.

Acanthopagrus chinshira

Small-eyed whipfin mojarra

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

Hoplolatilus geo

Zoramia viridiventer

Papuan seerfish

Northern kahawai

Lesser bream

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.

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

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

Pulauweh wrasse

Pterocaesio flavifasciata

Eastern pomfred

Apogon wilsoni


Shining drum

Equulites laterofenestra

Apogon melanopterus

Steel pompano

Lucas barracuda

Pentaceros quinquespinis

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.

Grape-eye seabass

Eastern hulafish

Spotnape ponyfish

East Asian fourfinger threadfin

Mexican bonito

Halichoeres sazimai

Sectator azureus

Acropoma boholensis

Scaled belly toothpony

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


Order Rajiformes

Manta ehrenbergii

Lesser Guinean devil ray

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

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

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

Order Salmoniformes

White char

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

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

Notopogon armatus

Collared seahorse

Pacific cornetfish

Lost pipefish

Monte Bello seahorse

Syngnathus phlegon

Order Tetraodontiformes

Pelagic porcupinefish


Thamnaconus fijiensis

Spotted triggerfish