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

Order Anguilliformes

Thalassenchelys foliaceus

Saurenchelys stylura

Synaphobranchus dolichorhynchus

Thread eel

Thalassenchelys coheni

Order Atheriniformes

Querimana silverside

Order Aulopiformes

Lestidiops cadenati

Macroparalepis brevis

Barracudina

Stemonosudis elongata

Scopelosaurus hoedti

Hubb's pearleye

Lestidiops distans

Paralepis brevirostris

Duckbill barracudina

Lestidiops bathyopteryx

Rosenblattichthys nemotoi

Lestidiops neles

Scopelosaurus ahlstromi - Scopelosaurus ahlstromi is a waryfish of the family Notosudidae, found in all oceans, at depths of down to 500 m.

Order Beloniformes

Black wing flyingfish

Short-beaked garfish

African flyingfish

Glider flyingfish

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

Sailor flyingfish

Saury

Cheilopogon ventralis

Coromandel flyingfish

Bandwing flyingfish

Hound needlefish - While the houndfish has no spines, its dorsal fin has 21–25 soft rays, and its anal fin has 19–22.

Barbel flyingfish

Platybelone argalus lovii

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

Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus japonicus

Balao

Tylosurus acus imperialis

Margined flyingfish

Slender halfbeak

Dwarf saury

Whitetip flyingfish

Guinean flyingfish

Banded flyingfish

Agujon needlefish

Shoulderspot needlefish

Pharao flyingfish

Keeltail needlefish

Saury

Gyre flyingfish

Stained flyingfish

Whitespot flyingfish

Agujon needlefish

Cheilopogon doederleinii

Cape needlefish

Order Carcharhiniformes

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

Dwarf catshark - Asymbolus pallidus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only off West Australia, at depths of between 200 and 400 m.

Holohalaelurus grennian - The Holohalaelurus grennian is a type of shark in the Western Indian Ocean waters near Kenya.

Gulf smoothhound - Reproduction is Ovoviviparous.

Asymbolus rubiginosus - Asymbolus rubiginosus is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only off West Australia, at depths of between 25 and 540 m.

Proscyllium magnificum

Western spotted catshark - Reproduction is oviparous.

Cephaloscyllium parvum

Carcharhinus macrops

Holohalaelurus favus - The Holohalaelurus favus is a type of shark in the Western Indian Ocean areas near South Africa.

Northern river shark - Northern river sharks are likely piscivorous.

Variegated catshark - The Australian spotted catshark, Asymbolus analis, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only around Australia between latitudes 32° S and 38° S, at depths of between 10 and 180 m.

Order Cetomimiformes

Cetomimoides parri

Order Clupeiformes

Key anchovy

Marini's anchovy

Order Gadiformes

Svetovidovia lucullus

Lyconodes argenteus

Ahuru - The ahuru is a small deepwater fish, the only fish of the genus Auchenoceros, found on the east coast of New Zealand.

North Pacific hake - Its length is about 3 ft and they live up to 15 years.

Lyconus pinnatus

Silvery cod

Codlet

Order Lamniformes

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

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

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

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.

Bigeye sand tiger - The bigeye sand tiger, Odontaspis noronhai, is a species of sand shark, family Odontaspididae, possibly found worldwide at depths of 60–1,000 m .

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.

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.

Order Lampriformes

Regalecus kinoi

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

Streamer fish

Tapertail ribbonfish

King of herrings

Whiptail ribbonfish

Southern opah

Tapertail

Trachipterus ishikawae

Order Myctophiformes

Mexican lampfish

Diaphus danae

Diaphus signatus

Diaphus kapalae

Lanternfish

Myctophum ovcharovi

Lanternfish

Giant lampfish

Lanternfish

Diaphus gigas

Diaphus wisneri

Reverse gland lanternfish

Diaphus regani

Lanternfish

Southern lanternfish

Centrobranchus brevirostris

California flashlightfish

Glacial lanternfish

Bigfin lanternfish

Diaphus diadematus

Diaphus suborbitalis

Loweina terminata

Diaphus kora

Nannobrachium isaacsi

Bolinichthys pyrsobolus

Diaphus impostor

Diogenichthys panurgus

Diaphus rivatoni

Myctophum lunatum

Protomyctophum subparallelum - Protomyctophum subparallelum is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, found circumglobally in the southern hemisphere south of about 30° S, in deep water.

Lamp fish

Lantern fish

Diaphus vanhoeffeni

Large scale lantern fish

Diaphus malayanus

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.

Andre's lanternfish

Metelectrona herwigi

Protomyctophum beckeri

Order Ophidiiformes

Pycnocraspedum phyllosoma

Order Osmeriformes

Rhynchohyalus natalensis

Nansenia pelagica

Breakfast fish - Females reach 20 cm in length, while males are up to 25 cm long.

Bathylagichthys problematicus

Nansenia macrolepis

Xenophthalmichthys danae

Nansenia tenera

Persparsia kopua - Persparsia kopua, is a tubeshoulder of the family Platytroctidae, found around the world in the southern hemisphere between latitudes 30° S and 50° S.

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

Nansenia oblita

Bathylagichthys australis

Nansenia atlantica

Order Perciformes

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.

Parabarossia lanceolata

Whitemouth jack

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

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.

Akarnax Slopefish

Naked-head toothfish

Blackblotch swallowtail

Arabian blackspot threadfin

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.

Prickly pomfret

Black fathead

Plectranthias jothyi

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

Brama myersi

Palm ruff

Bald notothen - Growing to a maximum length of about 28 cm , it is yellow with dark spots and irregular crossbars.

Marlin sucker

Schedophilus griseolineatus

Inca scad

Champsodon longipinnis

Japanese scad

Plectranthias sheni - This is a deep-bodied fish with large mouth and eyes, growing up to 11 cm standard length.

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.

Longfin cigarfish

Picarel

Silver driftfish

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 .

Atlantic longbill spearfish

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

Cryothenia amphitreta - In November 2004, a researcher by the name of Paul A.

Driftfish

Ravenfish

Caribbean pomfret

Antarctic toothfish - Though sometimes called the Antarctic Cod, the Antarctic toothfish is quite unrelated to a cod.

Sala y G

Schedophilus marmoratus

Bathyclupea elongata

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

Scad - The koheru, Decapterus koheru, is a jack of the genus Decapterus, found only between the North Cape and the East Cape of the North Island of New Zealand, in mid-waters of reef and offshore areas.

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

Plectranthias klausewitzi

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

Caristius japonicus

Large-scale cigarfish

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.

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

Brama pauciradiata

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

Driftfish

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.

Bandtail notothen

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

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.

Mocosa ruff

Symphysanodon disii

Gvozdarus balushkini

Yellowtail horse mackerel - The yellowtail horse mackerel is very similar to the greenback horse mackerel but has 68 to 73 lateral line scutes, compared with 76 to 82 for the greenback horse mackerel.

Champsodon nudivittis

Checked swallowtail

Antarctic silverfish - The Antarctic Silverfish, Pleuragramma antarcticum is a member of the suborder Notothenioidei of the Perciform fishes.

Atlantic fanfish

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

Pithead

North-west ruffe

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.

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

Pacific pomfret

Bluestriped sea chub

Maori cod - Paranotothenia magellanica, the Maori cod, is also known as Magellanic rockcod, blue notothenia or orange throat notothen.

Stout infantfish - S.

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.

Maldives Slopefish

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

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

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

Mackerel icefish

Japanese scad

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

Neoscombrops atlanticus

Spotted fanfish - The spotted fanfish, Pteraclis velifera, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the indo-west Pacific oceans from South Africa to New Zealand, at depths to 500 m.

Plectranthias lasti

Bonito

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.

Dwarf cigarfish

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

Picarel

Banded driftfish

Brown rudderfish

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.

Hyperoglyphe macrophthalma

Bigeye squaretail

Chiasmodon subniger

Order Pristiophoriformes

Tropical sawshark - This is a small species; the maximum known length is 85 cm for females and 63 cm for males .

Order Rajiformes

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.

Guilers stingray - The pelagic stingray, Pteroplatytrygon violacea, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, and the sole member of its genus.

Pygmy devilray - It is a brownish-grey colour, with a whitish underside.

Fanfin skate

Bentfin devil ray - The bentfin devil ray, lesser devil ray, smoothtail devil ray, smoothtail mobula, or Thurton's devil ray is a species of fish in the Mobulidae family.

Shortfin devilray

Order Salmoniformes

Sockeye salmon or kokanee - Sockeye salmon , also called red salmon or blueback salmon, is an anadromous species of salmon found in the Pacific Ocean.

Order Scorpaeniformes

Lopholiparis flerxi

Psednos carolinae

Pelagic scorpionfish

Order Squaliformes

Western longnose spurdog - The western longnose is a rare, small and slender dogfish with a narrow head and long narrow snout.

Western highfin spurdog - Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Etmopterus burgessi - Etmopterus burgessi is a newly described lanternshark of the family Dalatiidae in the order Squaliformes.

Edmund's spurdog

Southern Mandarin Dogfish - C.

Bartail spurdog - The bartail spurdog, Squalus notocaudatus, is a dogfish of the family Squalidae, found on the continental shelf off Queensland, Australia, at depths of between 220 and 450 m .

Fatspine spurdog

Eastern longnose spurdog - Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Eastern highfin spurdog - Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Kermadec spiny dogfish

Squalus crassispinus - The fatspine spurdog is a rare, small and slender dogfish with a broad head and short snout.

Order Stomiiformes

Eustomias orientalis

Polyipnus oluolus

Bathophilus schizochirus

Leptostomias haplocaulus

Eustomias kreffti

Eustomias flagellifer

Bottlelights

Eustomias deofamiliaris

Eustomias woollardi

Astronesthes psychrolutes

Astronesthes gibbsi

Ichthyococcus intermedius

Eustomias arborifer

Photonectes munificus

Eustomias tenisoni

Eustomias precarius

Melanostomias paucilaternatus

Eustomias macrophthalmus

Polyipnus surugaensis

Leptostomias macropogon

Leptostomias bilobatus

Eustomias insularum

Polyipnus danae

Grammatostomias circularis

Scaleless dragonfish

Astronesthes zetgibbsi

Eustomias danae

Eustomias variabilis

Astronesthes lupina

Eustomias acinosus

Photonectes dinema

Eustomias simplex

Astronesthes caulophorus

Eustomias perplexus

Eustomias leptobolus

Polyipnus ovatus

Leptostomias leptobolus

Scaleless dragonfish

Polyipnus asper

Leptostomias analis

Eustomias dinema

Eustomias xenobolus

Astronesthes spatulifer

Photonectes phyllopogon

Eustomias teuthidopsis

Astronesthes longiceps

Eustomias borealis

Eustomias pyrifer

Manducus greyae

Eustomias melanonema

Polyipnus limatulus

Bathophilus abarbatus

Leptostomias gracilis

Eustomias intermedius

Eustomias fissibarbis

Eustomias decoratus

Eustomias vulgaris

Astronesthes oligoa

Eustomias appositus

Deepsea loosejaw

Eustomias suluensis

Astronesthes fedorovi

Ichthyococcus australis

Eustomias polyaster

Melanostomias margaritifer

Eustomias lipochirus

Polyipnus paxtoni

Long-threaded dragon fish

Eustomias grandibulbus

Polyipnus bruuni

Leptostomias bermudensis

Eustomias dubius

Astronesthes tchuvasovi

Eustomias crucis

Eustomias triramis

Astronesthes lucibucca

Eustomias achirus

Eustomias similis

Aristostomias xenostoma

Borostomias abyssorum

Order Syngnathiformes

Cosmocampus retropinnis

Order Tetraodontiformes

Slender sunfish - Close-up of the head of a slender sunfish

Southern sunfish