All fishes reported from Vanuatu
n = 858 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 837 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 19 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: 858 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 837 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Scissortail seargent 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Acanthochromis polyacanthusnative Spiny chromis  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Ringtail Surgeon 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Orangeband surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus strigatusnative Razorfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray  
Perciformes Gobiidae Akihito vanuatunative Vanuatu's emperor L'empereur du Vanuatu 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Alionematichthys crassicepsnative Bighead viviparous brotula  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Alionematichthys pigernative Whiskered viviparous brotula  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Alionematichthys riukiuensisnative Bigeye cusk  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interruptanative Long-spined glass perchlet  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis miopsnative Flag-tailed glass perchlet  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris guttatanative Spotted prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris rubrimarginatanative Redmargin shrimpgoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris wheelerinative Gorgeous prawn-goby  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon aureusnative Golden damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon curacaonative Staghorn damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon ternatensisnative Ternate damsel  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius decussatusnative Orange-striped goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby  
Perciformes Apogonidae Amioides polyacanthusnative   
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion melanopusnative Fire clownfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion ocellarisnative Clown anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion perculanative Orange clownfish Clown anemonefish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion perideraionnative Pink anemonefish  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses melanurusnative White-spotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses meleagridesnative Spotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses neoguinaicusnative New Guinea wrasse  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmoratanative Giant mottled eel Namarae 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla megastomanative Polynesian longfinned eel Namarae 
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