List of Marine Fishes reported from Easter Island
n = 196
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Table 1: 185 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 9 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 196 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 185 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon pelewensisnative Sunset butterflyfish Tipi tipi 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon smithinative Smith's butterflyfish Tipi tipi 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon unimaculatusnative Teardrop butterflyfish Tipi tipi'uri 
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilio inermisnative Cigar wrasse Ure ure 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus gibbosusnative Magpie morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus nigripesnative Magpie perch  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus quadricornisnative   
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus vestitusnative Crested morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus vittatusnative Hawaiian morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus zebranative Redlip morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus zonatusnative Spottedtail morwong  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon rapanouiensisnative Easter island flyingfish  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Chilomycterus reticulatusnative Spotfin burrfish Titeve tara tara 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis pacificanative Pacific bronze Chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis randalliendemic Randall's chromis Māmata 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera rapanuinative Easter damselfish Māmata 
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes alboapicalisnative Blackblotch blenny Pāroko 
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger Ko'iro 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Cookeolus japonicusnative Longfinned bullseye Tarakuero 
Perciformes Labridae Coris debueniendemic De Buen's coris Tēteme 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Cosmocampus howensisnative Lord Howe pipefish  
Perciformes Creediidae Crystallodytes pauciradiatusnative Rapanui sandburrower Rapanui sandburrower 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus simusnative Short-nosed flyingfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus muroadsinative Amberstripe scad Ature 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon holocanthusnative Longspined porcupinefish Titeve tara tara 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon hystrixnative Spot-fin porcupinefish Titeve tara tara 
Perciformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar  
Perciformes Echeneidae Echeneis naucratesnative Live sharksucker Paerati 
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Remo 
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Emmelichthys karnellainative Karnella's rover Ature ure 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Enchelycore ramosanative Mosaic moray Kōreha toko toko'ari 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis ringensnative Anchoveta Ature'eka 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon arenicolanative Fringelip dwarf flounder Rahai 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon reganinative Regan's flatfish Rahai 
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus chapmaninative Chapman's blenny Pāroko 
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus niuafoouensisnative Tattoo-chin rockskipper  
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Erythrocles scintillansnative Golden kali kali Ature ure 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper Pāratoti 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Euprotomicrus bispinatusnative Pygmy shark  
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia commersoniinative Bluespotted cornetfish Toto amo hiku kio'e 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Forcipiger flavissimusnative Longnose butterfly fish Tipi tipi hoe 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark  
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Perciformes Girellidae Girella nebulosanative Rapanui nibbler Māhaki 
Perciformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally Golden trevally 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gnatholepis pascuensisnative Rapanui goby Rapanui goby 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Goniistius plessisinative Plessis' morwong Ra'ea 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax australicolanative South Pacific moray South Pacific moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax bathyphilusnative Deep-dwelling moray Deep-dwelling moray 
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