All fishes reported from Palau
n = 1585 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 1552 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 26 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: 1585 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1552 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Ablabys taenianotusnative Cockatoo waspfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf bengalensisnative Bengal sergeant Kllibei 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf lorenzinative Black-tail sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf notatusnative Yellowtail sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Kllibei 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Keskas 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus barienenative Black-spot surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus gahhmnative Black surgeonfish Mesekuuklbad 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Isaseb 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus japonicusnative Japan surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucocheilusnative Palelipped surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Alogo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Chesengl 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Urur 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Masch 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Masch 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Kalelaumai 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Uais 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish Esengel 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Chelas 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Palagi 
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius caninusnative Tropical sand goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius janthinopterusnative Robust mangrove goby  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Acentronura gracilissimanative Bastard seahorse  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acreichthys tomentosusnative Bristle-tail file-fish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus strigatusnative Razorfish Kobesos 
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper Chubei 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray Chochaio 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus maculatusnative Mottled eagle ray  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Suld 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Ulekreoul 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Alionematichthys crassicepsnative Bighead viviparous brotula  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Lung 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
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