All fishes reported from Djibouti
n = 411 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 396 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 8 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 7 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 411 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 396 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish Baliste étoilé 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdanative Goldsilk seabream Pagre picnic 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus bifasciatusnative Twobar seabream Pagre double bande 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Chirurgien couronné 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus sohalnative Sohal surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Chirurgien aile jaune 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Acentronura tentaculatanative Shortpouch pygmy pipehorse  
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper Robane 
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray Spotted eagle ray 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish Cordonnier plume 
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes varinative Herring scad  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alloblennius pictusnative   
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Bourse loulou 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon flavilatusnative Yellowfin damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion bicinctusnative Twoband anemonefish  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius disparnative Arabian pupfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Scorpaeniformes Apistidae Apistus carinatusnative Ocellated waspfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon coccineusnative Ruby cardinalfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Apolemichthys xanthotisnative Yellow-ear angelfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish Vivaneau job 
Perciformes Sparidae Argyrops filamentosusnative Soldierbream  
Perciformes Sparidae Argyrops spinifernative King soldier bream Spare royale 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus japonicusnative Japanese meagre Maigre africain 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron immaculatusnative Immaculate puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron stellatusnative Stellate puffer Starry toadfish 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aseraggodes sinusarabicinative   
Perciformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad Sélar queue jaune 
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna Auxide 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous aeneofuscusnative Freshwater goby  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistapus undulatusnative Orange-lined triggerfish Vermiculated triggerfish 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus pantherinusnative Leopard flounder Rombou léopard 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Brachirus orientalisnative Oriental sole  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Brotula multibarbatanative Goatsbeard brotula  
Perciformes Gobiidae Bryaninops discusnative   
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio caerulaureanative Blue and gold fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio lunarisnative Lunar fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio striatanative Striated fusilier Fusilier strié 
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio varilineatanative Variable-lined fusilier  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus gardinerinative Longtail dragonet  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides armatusnative Longfin trevally Carangue sap-sap 
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