All fishes reported from Tuvalu
n = 199 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 197 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: 199 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 197 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Manini 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish  
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma brevimanumnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx splendensnative Splendid alfonsino  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella paulanative Bluedash rockskipper  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio caerulaureanative Blue and gold fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio teresnative Yellow and blueback fusilier  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides chrysophrysnative Longnose trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides ferdaunative Blue trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides hedlandensisnative Bumpnose trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides malabaricusnative Malabar trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides orthogrammusnative Island trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides plagiotaenianative Barcheek trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx lugubrisnative Black jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx tillenative Tille trevally  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus albimarginatusnative Silvertip shark Te aumeang 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchosnative Blacktail reef shark Te bakoanimarawa 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark Te baiburebure 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus obscurusnative Dusky shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus plumbeusnative Sandbar shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sorrahnative Spot-tail shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge bicolornative Bicolor angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis argusnative Peacock hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis aurantianative Golden hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis igarashiensisnative Garish hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis miniatanative Coral hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis sexmaculatanative Sixblotch hind  
Perciformes Scaridae Cetoscarus ocellatusnative Spotted parrotfish  
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish  
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus barbifernative Mandarin dogfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus binotatusnative Twospot surgeonfish  
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