List of Marine Fishes reported from Palau
n = 1572
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Table 1: 1524 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 31 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 17 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1572 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 2: 31 species possibly present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus gahhmquestionable Black surgeonfish Mesekuuklbad 
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon erythrinusquestionable Hawaiian ruby cardinalfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma scheeleiquestionable Tropical conger  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aseraggodes xenicusquestionable Dwarf sole  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Cabillus tongarevaequestionable Tongareva goby  
Eupercaria/misc Labridae Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalisquestionable Yellowfin fairy wrasse  
Perciformes/Scorpaenoidei Aploactinidae Cocotropus larvatusquestionable Ghost velvetfish  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus nanusquestionable Blackdwarf shrimpgoby  
Perciformes/Serranoidei Epinephelidae Epinephelus flavocaeruleusquestionable Blue-and-yellow grouper Temekai 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Eviota dorsogilvaquestionable Creamback dwarfgoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Eviota guttataquestionable Spotted dwarfgoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Eviota nigriventrisquestionable Redbelly dwarfgoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Eviota punctulataquestionable Dotted dwarfgoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Eviota randalliquestionable Randall's dwarfgoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Gobius bontiiquestionable   
Clupeiformes Dorosomatidae Herklotsichthys punctatusquestionable Spotback herring Mekebud 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadichthys caritusquestionable Pale clingfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus mahsenaquestionable Sky emperor Krol 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Onuxodon margaritiferaequestionable Bivalve pearlfish  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion rhinorhynchosquestionable Horn-nosed boxfish  
Mulliformes Mullidae Parupeneus trifasciatusquestionable Doublebar goatfish Chedebedobr 
Gobiiformes Oxudercidae Periophthalmus kaloloquestionable Common mudskipper  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Pomacentrus micronesicusquestionable Micronesian damselfish  
Eupercaria/misc Caesionidae Pterocaesio lativittataquestionable Wide-band fusilier  
Acropomatiformes Hemerocoetidae Pteropsaron springeriquestionable Springer's sand-diver  
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Rhabdoblennius nitidusquestionable Barred-chin blenny  
Acanthuriformes Siganidae Siganus javusquestionable Streaked spinefoot  
Carangaria/misc Sphyraenidae Sphyraena jelloquestionable Pickhandle barracuda  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Stegastes lividusquestionable   
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Trimma haimassumquestionable Blood-spot pygmygoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Trimma tevegaequestionable Tevegae pygmygoby  
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