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

Order Anguilliformes

Leptocephalus ophichthoides

Order Atheriniformes

Ogilby's hardyhead

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

Leptatherina presbyteroides

Atherinella nocturna

Atherinella beani

Marine sailfin silverside

Phallostethus lehi

Odontesthes argentinensis

Rough silverside

Atherinosoma elongata

Spatular-scale silverside

Hypoatherina tsurugae

California grunion

Pitcher silverside

Atherinason hepsetoides

Spotted hardyhead

Flower of the wave

Key silverside - The key silverside is a U.


Backwaters silverside

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

Crenulated silverside

Kiener's silverside

Panama silverside

Guatemala silverside

Kestratherina esox

Cape silverside

Surf sprite

Pricklenose silverside

Membras vagrans


Delta silverside

Hawaiian Islands silverside

Broadstripe silverside

Moon silverside

Tidewater silverside

Landia silverside

Jack silverside

Whitley's silverside

Gulf grunion

Bright silverside


Atherina lopeziana

Samoan surf sardine

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

Odontesthes nigricans

False grunion

Order Aulopiformes

Stemonosudis distans

Synodus pylei

Stemonosudis miscella

Macroparalepis johnfitchi

Synodus sanguineus

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

Order Beloniformes

Exocoetus gibbosus

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

Blackspot flyingfish

Hyporhamphus acutus pacificus


Hyporhamphus yuri

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.

Cypselurus starksi

California halfbeak

Manyspotted flyingfish

Ornamented flyingfish

Hyporhamphus neglectus

Strongylura notata forsythia

California flyingfish

Hyporhamphus kronei

Hyporhamphus gernaerti

Arabian flyingfish

Cheilopogon intermedius

Tropical half-beak fish

Cheilopogon abei

Nomorhamphus australis

African sailfin flyingfish

Bluntnose flyingfish

Skipper halfbeak

Cypselurus hiraii

Eastern river garfish

Zenarchopterus clarus

Easter island flyingfish

Hyporhamphus melanopterus

Platybelone argalus platura

Californian needlefish

Butterfly flyingfish

Shortfin halfbeak

Blunt-snouted flying fish

Spotfin flyingfish

Cape halfbeak

False halfbeak

Malabar halfbeak

Short garfish

Bony flyingfish

Japanese halfbeak

Shortfin flyingfish

Senegal needlefish


Hyporhamphus paucirastris

American halfbeak

Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus melanocercus

Cheilopogon katoptron

Three-by-two garfish

Choelo halfbeak

White-finned flyingfish

Simpletooth halfbeak

Tringa flyingfish

Bangkok halfbeak

Largescale flyingfish

Central American halfbeak

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

Short-nosed flying fish

Black-tipped garfish


Strongylura fluviatilis

Smallhead flyingfish


Congaturi halfbeak

Exocoetus peruvianus

Blotchwing flyingfish

Bermuda halfbeak

Rhynchorhamphus naga

Zenarchopterus xiphophorus

Hirundichthys socotranus

Danichthys ilma

Sind halfbeak


D'urville's long-tom

Cypselurus hexazona

Quoy's garfish

Cheilopogon pitcairnensis

Southern sea garfish

Keeltail needlefish

Southeastern snub-nosed garfish

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

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

Order Carcharhiniformes

Blotched catshark - Reproduction is oviparous.

Order Characiformes

Salminus franciscanus

Steindachnerina notograptos

Order Clupeiformes

Jenyns' sprat

Chefoo thryssa

Graceful piquitinga

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

Dusky hairfin anchovy

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Day's pellona

Bagan anchovy

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

Crescent long-tailed ilisha


Carribean anchovy

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

Elongate anchovy

Long-horned anchovy

Pacific sabretooth anchovy

Atlantic anchoveta

Finescale menhaden

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.

Hamilton's thryssa

Perth herring

Slender tardoor

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

Australian freshwater herring

Californian anchovy

Walker's anchovy

Herklotsichthys ovalis

Middling thread herring


Scofield's anchovy

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

Stolephorus shantungensis

False panama anchovy

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

Blacksaddle herring

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

Panama longfin herring

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Guinean sprat

China anchovy

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

Hidden ilisha

Gautama thryssa

Pacific piquitinga

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

Slender anchovy

Whitehead's thryssa

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

Yellowfin menhaden

Gray's grenadier anchovy

False indian anchovy

Ilisha compressa

Whitehead's round herring

Indonesian gizzard shad

Hilsa herring

Blackburns's anchovy

Humphead thryssa

Nematalosa resticularia

Chame Point anchovy

Australian sprat

Equatorial longfin herring

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

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

Whitefin wolf-herring

Kelee shad

Piquitinga anchovy

Australian spotted herring

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

Galapagos thread herring


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

Rio anchovy

Indian pellona

Broadhead 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.

Kalimantan ilisha

Day's thryssa

Blackstripe herring

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

Humpback hairfin anchovy

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy


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

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.

Deep body anchovy

Pseudosetipinna haizhouensis

Bonga shad


Bengal thryssa

Pacific anchoveta

Malabar thryssa

Galathea gizzard shad

Longfin Pacific 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.


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

Reunion herring

Dove's longfin herring


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

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

Ganges river sprat

Spotty-face anchovy

Northern gulf 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.

Goto's herring

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


Commerson's anchovy

Javan ilisha

Longfinger anchovy

Thai gizzard shad

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

Pacific flatiron herring

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.

Shorthead hairfin anchovy

Japanese grenadier anchovy

Andhra anchovy

Pacific ilisha

Russell's smooth-back herring

Swatow thryssa

Day's round herring

Reeve's shad

Slender white sardine

Cayenne anchovy

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

Gilchrist's round herring

Brazilian menhaden

Western Australian gizzard shad

Chinese gizzard shad

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

Bermuda anchovy

Bigeyed longfin herring

Lewis' round herring

Camiguana anchovy

Smooth-belly sardinella

Trinidad anchovy

Gulf herring

Slender thread herring

Philippine anchovy

Bigfin anchovy

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


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

Herklotsichthys collettei

Caribbean longfin herring

Ronquillo's anchovy

Many-fingered grenadier anchovy

American coastal pellona

Gulf of Carpenteria anchovy

Big eye ilisha

Dussumier's thryssa

Atlantic piquitinga

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

Eigenmann's anchovy

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.

Argentine menhaden

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Cuban anchovy

Bareback anchovy

African ilisha

Pacific menhaden

Poey's anchovy

Marasri's thryssa

Nematalosa persara

Regan's 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.

Balboa anchovy

Yellowfin herring

Australian anchovy - The Australian anchovy feeds on plankton.

Konoshiro gizzard shad

Spiny toothed herringlet

Vaqueira longfin herring

Starks's anchovy

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

Koningsberger's herring

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

Araucanian herring


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

Blackburn's herring

Thai anchovy

Malabar sprat

Lobejaw ilisha

Heller's anchovy

Order Cyprinodontiformes

Lowland livebearer

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

Order Elopiformes

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.

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.

Order Gadiformes

Bregmaceros neonectabanus

Bregmaceros arabicus

Patagonian hake

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

Freshwater mullet

Striped mullet

Freshwater mullet

Robust mullet

Golden grey mullet

So-iny mullet

Fairy mullet

Bobo mullet

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

Largescaled mullet

Order Myctophiformes

Idiolychnus urolampus

Order Ophidiiformes

Lonely coralbrotula

Echiodon atopus

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

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

Bathylagichthys parini

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

Arctic rainbow smelt

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

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

Order Perciformes

Trachinops caudimaculatus


Nuchequula mannusella

Transparent goby

Badger spiny basslet

Protammodytes sarisa

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

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

Anatolanthias apiomycter

Steeplined drum

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

Spanish mackerel

Spicara martinicus

Iniistius griffithsi

Apogonichthys landoni

Trachurus aleevi


Pacific barracuda

Swallowtail dart

Apogon mydrus

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.

Pterocaesio monikae

Acanthistius fuscus

Atlantic rubyfish

Pacific drum

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

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

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.

Papuan seerfish

Amarsipus carlsbergi

Southern rays bream

Eastern pomfred


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

Apogon uninotatus

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

Steel pompano

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.

Lucas barracuda

Pentaceros quinquespinis

East Asian fourfinger threadfin

Indian mackerel

Eastern hulafish

Grape-eye seabass

Spotnape ponyfish

Acropoma argentistigma

Sectator azureus

Mexican bonito

Halichoeres sazimai

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.


Dactylanthias baccheti

Silver drum

Plectranthias elaine

Xyrichtys cyanifrons

Monodactylus kottelati

Monterey Spanish mackerel

Blackspot picarel

Yelloweye croaker

Sphyraena waitii

Planctanthias longifilis

Archamia flavofasciata

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

Japanese jack mackerel

Tapiroid grunter

Longfin pompano

Mexican barracuda

Apogon radcliffei

Blue-fin tuna

Hypoplectrodes semicinctum

Parupeneus moffitti

Rapson's ponyfish


Acanthopagrus chinshira

Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus

Yellowfin snook

Chinese seerfish

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.

Manylined grunter

Lesser bream

Woodwards pomfret

Blotched picarel

Australian tuna

Northern kahawai

Apogon wilsoni

Shortfin pompano

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 tome

Pentapodus numberii

Threefinger threadfin

Iniistius auropunctatus

Herring cale

Guinean barracuda

Doydixodon laevifrons

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

Oyster pompano

Apogon melanopterus

Acropoma boholensis

Silverbelly seaperch

Hapalogenys merguiensis

Chu's croaker

Pugnose ponyfish

Spotted seabass

Pterocaesio flavifasciata

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

Equulites laterofenestra

Shining drum

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

Blacktail picarel

Silvermouth trevally

Shortjaw leatherjack

Bigeye picarel

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.

Bleekeria kallolepis

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

Guinean pompano

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.

Sphyraena iburiensis

Apogon rubellus

Order Rajiformes

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.

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.

Order Salmoniformes

Bering cisco

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

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.

Order Scorpaeniformes

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

Order Syngnathiformes

Monte Bello seahorse

Pacific cornetfish

Syngnathus phlegon

Notopogon armatus

Collared seahorse

Lost pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes

Thamnaconus fijiensis

Pelagic porcupinefish


Spotted triggerfish