All fishes reported from Niue
n = 231 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 229 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 2 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: 231 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 229 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish Star puffer 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant Banded sergeant 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang Kolala 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Meito 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Eye-stripe surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Hapi 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucocheilusnative Palelipped surgeonfish Pale lipped surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Meito avaava 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Whitecheek surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Brown surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Meito 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Meito 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Tukutea 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Meito 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Scribbled fish 
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris fasciatanative Red-banded prawn-goby  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish Orangefin anemonefish 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse Blue spotted wrasse 
Beryciformes Anomalopidae Anomalops katoptronnative Splitfin flashlightfish Flashlightfish 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish Palu monega 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron meleagrisnative Guineafowl puffer Guineafowl puffer 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron nigropunctatusnative Blackspotted puffer Black spotted puffer 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron stellatusnative Stellate puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistoides conspicillumnative Clown triggerfish Clown triggerfish 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistoides viridescensnative Titan triggerfish Moustache triggerfish 
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella gibbifronsnative Hump-headed blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella paulanative Bluedash rockskipper  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus loxozonusnative Blackfin hogfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Bolbometopon muricatumnative Green humphead parrotfish Humphead parrotfish 
Perciformes Scaridae Calotomus carolinusnative Carolines parrotfish Bucktooth parrot fish 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines dumeriliinative Whitespotted filefish Barred filefish 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster valentininative Valentin's sharpnose puffer Valentinni's sharpnose puffer 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides orthogrammusnative Island trevally Aheu 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally Ulua 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx lugubrisnative Black jack Tafauli 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally Malau tea 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally Aheu 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark Mago 
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge flavissimanative Lemonpeel angelfish Lemonpeel angelfish 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis argusnative Peacock hind Pelepele 
Perciformes Scaridae Cetoscarus ocellatusnative Spotted parrotfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon auriganative Threadfin butterflyfish Threadfin butterflyfish 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon citrinellusnative Speckled butterflyfish Speckled butterflyfish 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon ephippiumnative Saddle butterflyfish Saddled butterflyfish 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon lunulanative Raccoon butterflyfish Racoon butterflyfish 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon melannotusnative Blackback butterflyfish Black-backed butterflyfish 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon quadrimaculatusnative Fourspot butterflyfish Fourspot butterflyfish 
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus fasciatusnative Redbreasted wrasse Red-breasted wrasse 
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus undulatusnative Humphead wrasse Humphead wrasse 
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