List of Endemic Fishes reported from Philippines
n = 120
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Table 1: 120 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 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: 120 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 120 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Blenniidae Ecsenius dilemmaendemic Twocoat coralblenny Twocoat coralblenny 
Perciformes Blenniidae Ecsenius kurtiendemic Kurt's coralblenny Kurt's coralblenny 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina oligobranchusendemic Philippine anchovy Bulinao 
Perciformes Gobiidae Exyrias volcanusendemic  Goby 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Gadomus magnifilisendemic   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus schultziendemic Dwarf sawtail catshark Pating 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopterus lacustrisendemic Lacustrine goby Dulong 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopterus stellatusendemic Dwarf freshwater goby Dolong 
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Gulaphallus bikolanusendemic   
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Gulaphallus eximiusendemic   
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Gulaphallus falciferendemic   
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Gulaphallus mirabilisendemic   
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Hemitriakis leucoperipteraendemic Whitefin topeshark  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus deaniendemic Philippine chimaera  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Hypoatherina crenolepisendemic Crenulated silverside  
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris everettiendemic   
Perciformes Eleotridae Hypseleotris pangelendemic   
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius coleiendemic Cole's rockskipper Cole's rockskipper 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Lamnostoma tayloriendemic   
Perciformes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon plumbeusendemic  Silver perch 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis pleurostictusendemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Mistichthys luzonensisendemic  Sinarapan 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius cagayanensisendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Nematabramis verecundusendemic   
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Neostethus ctenophorusendemic   
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Neostethus robertsiendemic   
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Neostethus thessaendemic  Priapium fish 
Atheriniformes Phallostethidae Neostethus villadolidiendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus bakeriendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus manifestaendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus pectoralisendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus philippinusendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus pinnimaculataendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus rossiendemic   
Beloniformes Zenarchopteridae Nomorhamphus viviparaendemic   
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias luzonensisendemic  Coscosleng 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Paradiancistrus cuyoensisendemic Cuyo coralbrotula Cuyo coralbrotula 
Perciformes Eleotridae Parviparma stramineaendemic   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Pentanchus profundicolusendemic Onefin catshark Pating 
Siluriformes Ariidae Plicofollis magatensisendemic   
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis coleiendemic False Bandit Dottyback False Bandit Dottyback 
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis eichleriendemic Eichler’s Dottyback Eichler’s Dottyback 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus russelliiendemic   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis taytayensisendemic  Hito 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora philippinaendemic Mindanao rasbora  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora taytayensisendemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius bucculentusendemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius carpenteriendemic  Kuchu 
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius flavoventrisendemic  Goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius philippinusendemic  Lizard goby 
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