All fishes reported from Qatar
n = 514 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 505 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: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 514 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 505 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish Karkamber 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative   
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Hakool 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus arabicusnative Arabian yellowfin seabream Arabian yellowfin seabream 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdanative Goldsilk seabream Shaam 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus bifasciatusnative Twobar seabream Fesker 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus sheimnative Spotted yellowfin seabream Spotted yellowfin seabream 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus sohalnative Sohal surgeonfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Acentronura tentaculatanative Shortpouch pygmy pipehorse  
Perciformes Acropomatidae Acropoma japonicumnative Glowbelly  
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper Sheneenoh 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus maculatusnative Mottled eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus nichofiinative Banded eagle ray  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes melanopteranative Blackfin scad Karfa 
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes varinative Herring scad  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus kirkiinative Kirk's blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris diagonalisnative Diagonal shrimp goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris downinginative Downing's shrimpgoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris periophthalmanative Periophthalma prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius albimaculatusnative Butterfly goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius nocturnusnative Nocturn goby  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Anodontostoma chacundanative Chacunda gizzard shad  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Anoxypristis cuspidatanative Pointed sawfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius adenensisnative Aden blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius bifilumnative Horned rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius hypenetesnative Arabian blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius simonyinative Simony's blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius variopunctatusnative Orangedotted blenny  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontidae Aphanius disparnative Arabian pupfish Afty 
Scorpaeniformes Apistidae Apistus carinatusnative Ocellated waspfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon coccineusnative Ruby cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogonichthyoides nigripinnisnative Bullseye  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatusnative Doublebar cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogonichthyoides taeniatusnative Twobelt cardinal  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Argyrops spinifernative King soldier bream Andaq 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus amoyensisnative Amoy croaker  
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma indicumnative Indian driftfish Senify 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus aspilosnative Spotless lefteye flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus tapeinosomanative Drab flounder  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron stellatusnative Stellate puffer Fakla 
Perciformes Gobiidae Asterropteryx semipunctatanative Starry goby  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus lacunosusnative Wide-banded hardyhead silverside Mankoos 
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