All fishes reported from Tuvalu
n = 199 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 197 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 2 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 199 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 197 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Manini 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish  
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma brevimanumnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx splendensnative Splendid alfonsino  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella paulanative Bluedash rockskipper  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio caerulaureanative Blue and gold fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio teresnative Yellow and blueback fusilier  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides chrysophrysnative Longnose trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides ferdaunative Blue trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides hedlandensisnative Bumpnose trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides malabaricusnative Malabar trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides orthogrammusnative Island trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides plagiotaenianative Barcheek trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx lugubrisnative Black jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx tillenative Tille trevally  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus albimarginatusnative Silvertip shark Te aumeang 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchosnative Blacktail reef shark Te bakoanimarawa 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark Te baiburebure 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus obscurusnative Dusky shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus plumbeusnative Sandbar shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sorrahnative Spot-tail shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge bicolornative Bicolor angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis argusnative Peacock hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis aurantianative Golden hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis igarashiensisnative Garish hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis miniatanative Coral hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis sexmaculatanative Sixblotch hind  
Perciformes Scaridae Cetoscarus ocellatusnative Spotted parrotfish  
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish  
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus barbifernative Mandarin dogfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus binotatusnative Twospot surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus cyanocheilusnative Short-tail bristle-tooth  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus marginatusnative Striped-fin surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus striatusnative Striated surgeonfish Pone uli 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macrosomanative Shortfin scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus tablnative Roughear scad  
Perciformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar  
Perciformes Drepaneidae Drepane punctatanative Spotted sicklefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina punctifernative Buccaneer anchovy  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus chlorostigmanative Brownspotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus cyanopodusnative Speckled blue grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus hexagonatusnative Starspotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus lanceolatusnative Giant grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus maculatusnative Highfin grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus merranative Honeycomb grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus miliarisnative Netfin grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus morrhuanative Comet grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus polyphekadionnative Camouflage grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus socialisnative Surge grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus tauvinanative Greasy grouper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis radiosusnative Pale snapper  
Perciformes Bramidae Eumegistus illustrisnative Brilliant pomfret  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus affinisnative Kawakawa  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark Te tababa 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Perciformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gnathodentex aureolineatusnative Striped large-eye bream  
Perciformes Serranidae Gracila albomarginatanative Masked grouper  
Perciformes Scombridae Grammatorcynus bilineatusnative Double-lined mackerel  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius grandoculisnative Blue-lined large-eye bream  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius superciliosusnative Eyebrowed large-eye bream.  
Perciformes Scombridae Gymnosarda unicolornative Dogtooth tuna  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus acuminatusnative Pennant coralfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus monocerosnative Masked bannerfish  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatusnative Bluestripe herring  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Hexanchus griseusnative Bluntnose sixgill shark  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius lineatusnative Lined rockskipper  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Kajikia audaxnative Striped marlin  
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna  
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifernative Barramundi  
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  
Perciformes Scaridae Leptoscarus vaigiensisnative Marbled parrotfish  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus amboinensisnative Ambon emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus atkinsoninative Pacific yellowtail emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus erythracanthusnative Orange-spotted emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus haraknative Thumbprint emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus obsoletusnative Orange-striped emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus olivaceusnative Longface emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus rubrioperculatusnative Spotcheek emperor  
Perciformes Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensisnative Tripletail  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus argentimaculatusnative Mangrove red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus boharnative Two-spot red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulviflammanative Dory snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulvusnative Blacktail snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus gibbusnative Humpback red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus kasmiranative Common bluestripe snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus malabaricusnative Malabar blood snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus monostigmanative One-spot snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus quinquelineatusnative Five-lined snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus rivulatusnative Blubberlip snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus rufolineatusnative Yellow-lined snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus semicinctusnative Black-banded snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Macolor nigernative Black and white snapper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Macrodontogobius wilburinative Largetooth goby  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Makaira mazaranative Indo-Pacific blue marlin  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula japanicanative Spinetail mobula  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Monotaxis grandoculisnative Humpnose big-eye bream  
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys flavolineatusnative Yellowstripe goatfish  
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Muraenesox cinereusnative Daggertooth pike conger  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis violaceanative Lattice soldierfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Perciformes Gempylidae Neoepinnula orientalisnative Sackfish  
Perciformes Acropomatidae Neoscombrops pacificusnative   
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicusintroduced Mozambique tilapia  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Ostichthys archiepiscopusnative Straighthead soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Ostichthys japonicusnative Japanese soldierfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio gonzalesinative Vanuatu snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio kusakariinative Saddle-back snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio stoneinative Cocoa snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio xanthuranative Yellowtail blue snapper  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus barberinusnative Dash-and-dot goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus crassilabrisnative   
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus cyclostomusnative Gold-saddle goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus indicusnative Indian goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus insularisnative Twosaddle goatfish  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus picusnative Painted sweetlip  
Perciformes Serranidae Plectropomus areolatusnative Squaretail coralgrouper  
Myliobatiformes Plesiobatidae Plesiobatis daviesinative Deep-water stingray  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides argyrogrammicusnative Ornate jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides auricillanative Goldflag jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides filamentosusnative Crimson jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides flavipinnisnative Golden eye jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides multidensnative Goldbanded jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides sieboldiinative Lavender jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides zonatusnative Oblique-banded snapper  
Perciformes Gempylidae Promethichthys prometheusnative Roudi escolar  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio tilenative Dark-banded fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio trilineatanative Three-stripe fusilier  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla multiocellatanative Antrorse spined gurnard  
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea prometheoidesnative Royal escolar  
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark  
Perciformes Gempylidae Ruvettus pretiosusnative Oilfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Saloptia powellinative Golden grouper  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus xanthopleuranative Red parrotfish  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis lineatanative Striped monocle bream  
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides lysannative Doublespotted queenfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus commersonnative Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes guamensisnative Guam scorpionfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Selar boopsnative Oxeye scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Selar crumenophthalmusnative Bigeye scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola dumerilinative Greater amberjack  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola rivoliananative Longfin yellowtail  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus argenteusnative Streamlined spinefoot  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena barracudanative Great barracuda  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena forsterinative Bigeye barracuda  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena putnamaenative Sawtooth barracuda  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena qenienative Blackfin barracuda  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewininative Scalloped hammerhead  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Spratelloides delicatulusnative Delicate round herring  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus blainvillenative Longnose spurdog  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Stenatherina panatelanative Panatella silverside  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus angustirostrisnative Shortbill spearfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna  
Perciformes Gempylidae Thyrsitoides marleyinative Black snoek  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus bailloniinative Small spotted dart  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus blochiinative Snubnose pompano  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Triaenodon obesusnative Whitetip reef shark  
Tetraodontiformes Triodontidae Triodon macropterusnative Threetooth puffer  
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus crocodilusnative Hound needlefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis secundanative Cottonmouth jack  
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea sexguttatanative Sixspot goby  
Perciformes Serranidae Variola albimarginatanative White-edged lyretail  
Perciformes Serranidae Variola loutinative Yellow-edged lyretail  
Perciformes Blenniidae Xiphasia matsubarainative Japanese snake blenny  
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish  
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