All fishes reported from Sri Lanka
n = 1170 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 1121 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 38 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 11 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1170 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1121 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 sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Acanthocobitis urophthalmusendemic Banded mountain loach Vairan ehirava 
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Thal thora 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdanative Goldsilk seabream Thiraliya 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus barienenative Black-spot surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucocheilusnative Palelipped surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucosternonnative Powderblue surgeonfish Nil detha 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Sevaya 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Mata surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Kalu orava 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Koli 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus tennentiinative Doubleband surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Kara paremuva 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus tristisnative Indian Ocean mimic surgeonfish Yellowspot surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Peela 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acreichthys tomentosusnative Bristle-tail file-fish  
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray Vavoul maduva 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus maculatusnative Mottled eagle ray Panjadiya 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus nichofiinative Banded eagle ray Tuppa kollee 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Kannadi parava 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish Handhe panna 
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes kleiniinative Razorbelly scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes melanopteranative Blackfin scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes varinative Herring scad  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Alionematichthys ceylonensisnative   
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Allenbatrachus grunniensnative Grunting toadfish  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Scribbled leatherjacket 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenianative Banded-tail glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris diagonalisnative Diagonal shrimp goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris periophthalmanative Periophthalma prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris sungaminative Magnus' prawn-goby  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster clupeoidesnative Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella Mapolamassa 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster leiogasternative Smoothbelly sardinella  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella Hurulla 
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius albimaculatusnative Butterfly goby  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon melettinusnative Attentive carplet Soreya 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion nigripesnative Maldive anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion perideraionnative Pink anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion sebaenative Sebae anemonefish  
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineusnative Climbing perch Kavaiya 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Anacanthus barbatusnative Bearded leatherjacket  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses meleagridesnative Spotted wrasse  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensisnative Indian mottled eel Polon arndha 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel Kakkuta arndha 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla nebulosanative Mottled eel Pol mal aandha 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Anodontostoma chacundanative Chacunda gizzard shad Kulla-poykkendai 
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Anoxypristis cuspidatanative Pointed sawfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius ceylonensisnative   
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius indicusnative Indian frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius pictusnative Painted frogfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Scorpaeniformes Apistidae Apistus carinatusnative Ocellated waspfish  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus blockiinative Green panchax Udda 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus dayiendemic Ceylon killifish Uda handeya 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus lineatusnative Striped panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchaxnative Blue panchax Hande titteya 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus parvusnative Dwarf panchax  
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus werneriendemic Werner's killifish Iri handeya 
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon crassicepsnative Transparent cardinalfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Apolemichthys xanthurusnative Yellowtail angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Aporops bilinearisnative Blotched podge  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish Dhiulava 
Perciformes Apogonidae Archamia bleekerinative Gon's cardinalfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Argyrops spinifernative King soldier bream Atissa 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus amoyensisnative Amoy croaker  
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma anagonative Silvery conger  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius jellanative Blackfin sea catfish Keluthy 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius maculatusnative Spotted catfish Gal anguluvu 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius subrostratusnative Shovelnose sea catfish Ura anguluva 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius sumatranusnative Goat catfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus macrolophusnative Large-crested lefteye flounder  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron hispidusnative White-spotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron immaculatusnative Immaculate puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron nigropunctatusnative Blackspotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron stellatusnative Stellate puffer  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Asterorhombus intermediusnative Intermediate flounder  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Atelomycterus marmoratusnative Coral catshark  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus duodecimalisnative Tropical silverside  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus lacunosusnative Wide-banded hardyhead silverside Mottechi 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus pinguisnative Narrow-banded hardyhead silverside  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Atrobucca bengalensisnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Atropus atroposnative Cleftbelly trevally Kunni-parah 
Perciformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad Warri-parah 
Syngnathiformes Aulostomidae Aulostomus chinensisnative Chinese trumpetfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Aurigequula fasciatanative Striped ponyfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna Eli-choorai 
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna Alagoduwa 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous grammepomusnative Scribbled goby Weligouva 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalusnative Largesnout goby  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistapus undulatusnative Orange-lined triggerfish Yakada pothypora 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistes rotundatusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistoides conspicillumnative Clown triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistoides viridescensnative Titan triggerfish Bluefin triggerfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius bendelisisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius vagranative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Bascanichthys deraniyagalainative Indian longtailed sand-eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Bascanichthys longipinnisnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius nigernative Black minigoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius smithinative   
Siluriformes Ariidae Batrachocephalus minonative Beardless sea catfish  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Belontia signataendemic Ceylonese combtail Thalkossa 
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella cyanostigmanative Striped rockskipper  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus diananative Diana's hogfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus neillinative Bay of Bengal hogfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys pyrsobolusnative Fiery lanternfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus myriasternative Indo-Pacific oval flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus pantherinusnative Leopard flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Brachirus orientalisnative Oriental sole Kadol patha midaya 
Perciformes Gobiidae Brachygobius nunusnative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Brachysomophis cirrocheilosnative Stargazer snake eel  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Brevitrygon imbricatanative Bengal whipray  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Brotula multibarbatanative Goatsbeard brotula  
Perciformes Eleotridae Bunaka gyrinoidesnative Greenback gauvina  
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis butisnative Duckbill sleeper Vaneya 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Bythaelurus hispidusnative Bristly catshark  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio caerulaureanative Blue and gold fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio cuningnative Redbelly yellowtail fusilier Battalaya 
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio lunarisnative Lunar fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio teresnative Yellow and blueback fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio varilineatanative Variable-lined fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio xanthonotanative Yellowback fusilier  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus filamentosusnative Blotchfin dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus neptuniusnative Long-tail dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus sagittanative Arrow dragonet  
Perciformes Scaridae Calotomus spinidensnative Spinytooth parrotfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster janthinopteranative Honeycomb toby  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster margaritatanative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster solandrinative Spotted sharpnose  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster valentininative Valentin's sharpnose puffer  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Caracanthus unipinnanative Pygmy coral croucher  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides armatusnative Longfin trevally Tangah-parah 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides chrysophrysnative Longnose trevally Tangah-parah 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides coeruleopinnatusnative Coastal trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides dinemanative Shadow trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides ferdaunative Blue trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides fulvoguttatusnative Yellowspotted trevally Thumba parawa 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides gymnostethusnative Bludger Vattiya 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides hedlandensisnative Bumpnose trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides malabaricusnative Malabar trevally Labu parava 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides oblongusnative Coachwhip trevally Oblong trevally 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides plagiotaenianative Barcheek trevally Oblique-banded trevally 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides praeustusnative Brownback trevally Iro-parah 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides talamparoidesnative Imposter trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx heberinative Blacktip trevally Atanagul parava 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally Atanagul parawa 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx papuensisnative Brassy trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally Inguru parau 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx tillenative Tille trevally  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassiusintroduced Crucian carp  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoidesnative Graceful shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amboinensisnative Pigeye shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brevipinnanative Spinner shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus dussumierinative Whitecheek shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus falciformisnative Silky shark Honda mora 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus hemiodonnative Pondicherry shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatusnative Blacktip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark Polkola mora 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus maclotinative Hardnose shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sealeinative Blackspot shark  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias tricuspidatusnative Indian sand tiger  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge bicolornative Bicolor angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge eiblinative Blacktail angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge flavipectoralisnative Yellowfin angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge multispinisnative Dusky angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis argusnative Peacock hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis boenaknative Chocolate hind Verri-cullawah 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis formosanative Bluelined hind Kangan kossa 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis leopardusnative Leopard hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis miniatanative Coral hind Thabuwa 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis nigripinnisnative Blackfin grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis polleninative Harlequin hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis sexmaculatanative Sixblotch hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis sonneratinative Tomato hind Ran thambuva 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis urodetanative Darkfin hind  
Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae Chaenogaleus macrostomanative Hooktooth shark  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon andamanensisnative Andaman butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon auriganative Threadfin butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon bennettinative Bluelashed butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon citrinellusnative Speckled butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon collarenative Redtail butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon decussatusnative Indian vagabond butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon ephippiumnative Saddle butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon falculanative Blackwedged butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon gardinerinative Gardner's butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon guttatissimusnative Peppered butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon interruptusnative Yellow teardrop butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon kleiniinative Sunburst butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon lineolatusnative Lined butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon lunulanative Raccoon butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon madagaskariensisnative Seychelles butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon melannotusnative Blackback butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon mertensiinative Atoll butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon meyerinative Scrawled butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon octofasciatusnative Eightband butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon ornatissimusnative Ornate butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon oxycephalusnative Spot-nape butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon plebeiusnative Blueblotch butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon rafflesiinative Latticed butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon semeionnative Dotted butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon trifascialisnative Chevron butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon trifasciatusnative Melon butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon vagabundusnative Vagabond butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon xanthocephalusnative Yellowhead butterflyfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Chaetodontoplus mesoleucusnative Vermiculated angelfish  
Perciformes Channidae Channa asiaticanative Small snakehead  
Perciformes Channidae Channa gachuanative   
Perciformes Channidae Channa maruliusnative Great snakehead Ara 
Perciformes Channidae Channa orientalisnative Walking snakehead Kola kanaya 
Perciformes Channidae Channa punctatanative Spotted snakehead Mada kanaya 
Perciformes Channidae Channa striatanative Striped snakehead Loolla 
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish Vaikkaya 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Chascanopsetta lugubrisnative Pelican flounder  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus chlorourusnative Floral wrasse Muthu gireva 
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus undulatusnative Humphead wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilio inermisnative Cigar wrasse  
Perciformes Apogonidae Cheilodipterus quinquelineatusnative Five-lined cardinalfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon abeinative Abe's flyingfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Cheiloprion labiatusnative Big-lip damsel  
Perciformes Sparidae Cheimerius nufarnative Santer seabream  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chelmon rostratusnative Copperband butterflyfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon parsianative Goldspot mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon planicepsnative Tade gray mullet Avelemeen 
Orectolobiformes Hemiscylliidae Chiloscyllium griseumnative Grey bambooshark Kurangu-sorrah 
Orectolobiformes Hemiscylliidae Chiloscyllium indicumnative Slender bambooshark Kana mora 
Orectolobiformes Hemiscylliidae Chiloscyllium plagiosumnative Whitespotted bambooshark  
Clupeiformes Chirocentridae Chirocentrus dorabnative Dorab wolf-herring Pat katuvalla 
Clupeiformes Chirocentridae Chirocentrus nudusnative Whitefin wolf-herring Gal katuvalla 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala chitalaintroduced Clown knifefish  
Perciformes Scaridae Chlorurus oedemanative Knothead parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Chlorurus rhakouranative Raggedfin parrotfish Muli gireva 
Perciformes Labridae Choerodon anchoragonative Orange-dotted tuskfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis cinerascensnative Green puller  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis fieldinative Two-tone Chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis nigruranative Blacktail chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis opercularisnative Doublebar chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis ternatensisnative Ternate chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis weberinative Weber's chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera biocellatanative Twinspot damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera brownriggiinative Surge damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera glaucanative Grey demoiselle  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera kuiterinative Kuiter's damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera unimaculatanative Onespot demoiselle  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Chrysochir aureusnative Reeve's croaker  
Perciformes Labridae Cirrhilabrus joanallenaenative Joan's fairy-warsse  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus pinnulatusnative Stocky hawkfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes castaneusnative Chestnut eyelash-blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes polyzonanative   
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes quagganative Squiggly blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes stigmaticusnative Red-streaked blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirrisalarias bunaresnative Hairy bleny  
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias brachysomaendemic  Walking catfish 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias nebulosusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Cociella crocodilusnative Crocodile flathead Mal beluma 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia dussumierinative Goldspotted grenadier anchovy Thogai meen 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia neglectanative Neglected grenadier anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia reynaldinative Reynald's grenadier anchovy  
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Colletteichthys flavipinnisnative Yellowfin toadfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger Mudu arndha 
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Congresox talabonnative Yellow pike conger Kotah 
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Congresox talabonoidesnative Indian pike conger  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon rendalliintroduced Redbreast tilapia  
Perciformes Cichlidae Coptodon zilliiintroduced Redbelly tilapia  
Perciformes Labridae Coris aygulanative Clown coris Clown coris 
Perciformes Labridae Coris cuvierinative  Rathu gireva 
Perciformes Labridae Coris formosanative Queen coris  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish Galvannava 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Cosmocampus investigatorisnative Investigator pipefish  
Perciformes Serranidae Cromileptes altivelisnative Humpback grouper  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Crossorhombus azureusnative Blue flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Crossorhombus valderostratusnative Broadbrow flounder Strongsnout flounder 
Perciformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus fasciatusnative Y-bar shrimp goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus maudaenative Maude's shrimpgoby  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus binotatusnative Twospot surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus striatusnative Striated surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus truncatusnative Indian gold-ring bristle-tooth  
Perciformes Gobiidae Ctenogobiops aurocingulusnative Gold-streaked prawn-goby  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus arelnative Largescale tonguesole Adalla 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus bilineatusnative Fourlined tonguesole  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus kopsiinative Shortheaded tonguesole  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus linguanative Long tongue sole Kotaralu 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus monopusnative   
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus puncticepsnative Speckled tonguesole  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus semifasciatusnative Bengal tonguesole  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpiointroduced Common carp Rata pethiya 
Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Dactyloptena gilbertinative   
Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Dactyloptena macracanthanative Spotwing flying gurnard  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio reriointroduced Zebra danio  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Dascyllus aruanusnative Whitetail dascyllus  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Dascyllus carneusnative Cloudy dascyllus  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Dascyllus trimaculatusnative Threespot dascyllus  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Dawkinsia singhalaendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Dawkinsia srilankensisendemic Blotched filamented barb Dankudu pethiya 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Daysciaena albidanative Bengal corvina  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macarellusnative Mackerel scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macrosomanative Shortfin scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus russellinative Indian scad Kade mariya 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Dendrochirus biocellatusnative Twospot turkeyfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Dendrochirus zebranative Zebra turkeyfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Dendrophysa russeliinative Goatee croaker Mundaliya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario aequipinnatusnative Giant danio  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario malabaricusnative Malabar danio Rath kailaya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario pathiranaendemic Barred danio Barred danio 
Perciformes Haemulidae Diagramma pictumnative Painted sweetlips  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus diademophilusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Dichotomyctere fluviatilisnative Green pufferfish Common puffer 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Dichotomyctere nigroviridisnative Spotted green pufferfish  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon holocanthusnative Longspined porcupinefish  
Perciformes Serranidae Diploprion bifasciatumnative Barred soapfish Anoovah-meen 
Perciformes Caesionidae Dipterygonotus balteatusnative Mottled fusilier Redbait 
Perciformes Drepaneidae Drepane punctatanative Spotted sicklefish Handeya 
Clupeiformes Dussumieriidae Dussumieria acutanative Rainbow sardine Thondaya 
Clupeiformes Dussumieriidae Dussumieria elopsoidesnative Slender rainbow sardine  
Perciformes Echeneidae Echeneis naucratesnative Live sharksucker  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Echidna delicatulanative Mottled moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Echidna nebulosanative Starry moray Pulli gal-gulla 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Echidna polyzonanative Barred moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Echidna xanthospilosnative Yellow-spotted moray  
Perciformes Blenniidae Ecsenius bicolornative Bicolor blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Ecsenius lineatusnative Linear blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Ecsenius yaeyamaensisnative Yaeyama blenny  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Ehirava fluviatilisnative Malabar sprat Ahirava 
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Kulkul 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fuscanative Dusky sleeper Puwakbadilla 
Perciformes Callionymidae Eleutherochir opercularisnative Flap-gilled dragonet  
Perciformes Polynemidae Eleutheronema tetradactylumnative Fourfinger threadfin Kalawa 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Ellochelon vaigiensisnative Squaretail mullet Kora godeya 
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops machnatanative Tenpounder Mannava 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina devisinative Devis' anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina heterolobanative Shorthead anchovy Rahu halmass 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina punctifernative Buccaneer anchovy  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon grandisquamanative Largescale flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon obliquioculatumnative   
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Enneapterygius fasciatusnative Banded triplefin  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus areolatusnative Areolate grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus bleekerinative Duskytail grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus coeruleopunctatusnative Whitespotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus coioidesnative Orange-spotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus diacanthusnative Spinycheek grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus erythrurusnative Cloudy grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus fasciatusnative Blacktip grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus faveatusnative Barred-chest grouper Pulli kossa 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus flavocaeruleusnative Blue-and-yellow grouper Kaha laveya 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus fuscoguttatusnative Brown-marbled grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus lanceolatusnative Giant grouper Sellan kossa 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus latifasciatusnative Striped grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus longispinisnative Longspine grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus macrospilosnative Snubnose grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus malabaricusnative Malabar grouper Gal bola 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus merranative Honeycomb grouper Pulli kossa 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus morrhuanative Comet grouper Kallu kaleva 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus poecilonotusnative Dot-dash grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus radiatusnative Oblique-banded grouper Raja laveya 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus rivulatusnative Halfmoon grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus tauvinanative Greasy grouper Pulli kossa 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus tukulanative Potato grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus undulosusnative Wavy-lined grouper Thambeleya 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Equulites leuciscusnative Whipfin ponyfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Equulites lineolatusnative Ornate ponyfish  
Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae Eridacnis radcliffeinative Pygmy ribbontail catshark  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Escualosa thoracatanative White sardine Salinda 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus danricanative Flying barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus lineatusnative Striped flying barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus thermoicosendemic  Flying barb 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis radiosusnative Pale snapper  
Perciformes Cichlidae Etroplus maculatusnative Orange chromide Kaha koraliya 
Perciformes Cichlidae Etroplus suratensisnative Pearlspot Koraliya 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Eubleekeria splendensnative Splendid ponyfish Katu karalla 
Perciformes Gobiidae Eugnathogobius kabilianative   
Perciformes Trichiuridae Eupleurogrammus glossodonnative Longtooth hairtail  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Eupleurogrammus muticusnative Smallhead hairtail  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Eusphyra blochiinative Winghead shark  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus affinisnative Kawakawa Ragoduva 
Perciformes Gobiidae Eviota korechikanative Korechika's dwarfoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Eviota prasinanative Greenbubble dwarfgoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Eviota zebrinanative Zebra dwarfgoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Exyrias puntangnative Puntang goby  
Rajiformes Rajidae Fenestraja mamillidensnative Prickly skate  
Perciformes Apogonidae Fibramia thermalisnative Half-barred cardinal  
Perciformes Polynemidae Filimanus similisnative Indian sevenfinger threadfin  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Forcipiger flavissimusnative Longnose butterfly fish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Fusigobius maximusnative Large sandgoby  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinisintroduced Mosquitofish Mosquito fish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra ceylonensisendemic Stone sucker Gal pandi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra phillipsiendemic Phillips's garra Phillips's garra 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Gazza achlamysnative Smalltoothed ponyfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Gazza minutanative Toothpony  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Gazza rhombeanative Rhomboid toothpony  
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Gephyroberyx darwiniinative Darwin's slimehead Darwin's red-fish 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres filamentosusnative Whipfin silver-biddy Oodaan 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres limbatusnative Saddleback silver-biddy Katu oleya 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres longirostrisnative Strongspine silver-biddy  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres oblongusnative Slender silver-biddy Oodan 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres oyenanative Common silver-biddy  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres setifernative Small Bengal silver-biddy  
Rhinopristiformes Glaucostegidae Glaucostegus granulatusnative Granulated guitarfish Bal oliya 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giurisnative Tank goby Weligouva 
Perciformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally Kabara parava 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gnathodentex aureolineatusnative Striped large-eye bream  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopsis aporianative Poreless barbelgoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopsis quinquecinctanative Fiveband barbelgoby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopterus brachypterusnative   
Perciformes Labridae Gomphosus variusnative Bird wrasse  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gonialosa manminanative Ganges river gizzard shad  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Grammatobothus polyophthalmusnative Threespot flounder  
Perciformes Serranidae Grammistes sexlineatusnative Goldenstriped soapfish  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Grammoplites suppositusnative Spotfin flathead  
Perciformes Caesionidae Gymnocaesio gymnopteranative Slender fusilier  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius elongatusnative Forktail large-eye bream  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius grandoculisnative Blue-lined large-eye bream Makuna 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius griseusnative Grey large-eye bream  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnomuraena zebranative Zebra moray Vairan gal-gulla 
Perciformes Scombridae Gymnosarda unicolornative Dogtooth tuna  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax favagineusnative Laced moray Kalu iriya 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax javanicusnative Giant moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax monochrousnative Drab moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax polyuranodonnative Freshwater moray Freshwater moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax rueppelliaenative Banded moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax tilenative Indian mud moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax undulatusnative Undulated moray Kabara gal-gulla 
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura poeciluranative Long-tailed butterfly ray  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Halicampus grayinative Gray's pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Halicampus spinirostrisnative Spinysnout pipefish  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres argusnative Argus wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres bicolornative Pearly-spotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres hortulanusnative Checkerboard wrasse Hembili gireva 
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres marginatusnative Dusky wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres nebulosusnative Nebulous wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres nigrescensnative Bubblefin wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres timorensisnative Timor wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres zeylonicusnative Goldstripe wrasse  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma billinative   
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma chicanative Little hooded triplefin  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma elliotinative   
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma obtusirostrisnative Hotlips triplefin  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma roseanative Rosy triplefin  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma serendipnative   
Perciformes Helostomatidae Helostoma temminckiiintroduced Kissing gourami Kissing gourami 
Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae Hemigaleus microstomanative Sicklefin weasel shark  
Perciformes Labridae Hemigymnus fasciatusnative Barred thicklip Panoo gireva 
Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae Hemipristis elongatanative Snaggletooth shark  
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hemiramphus archipelagicusnative Jumping halfbeak  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Hemitaurichthys zosternative Brown-and-white butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus acuminatusnative Pennant coralfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus monocerosnative Masked bannerfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus pleurotaenianative Phantom bannerfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus singulariusnative Singular bannerfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatusnative Bluestripe herring  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Heteromycteris oculusnative Eyed sole  
Siluriformes Heteropneustidae Heteropneustes fossilisnative Stinging catfish Hunga 
Siluriformes Heteropneustidae Heteropneustes micropsnative   
Perciformes Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Hilsa keleenative Kelee shad Katu massa 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Himantura leopardanative   
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Himantura marginatanative Blackedge whipray  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Himantura uarnaknative Honeycomb stingray Vali maduva 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys heptagonusnative Belly pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys spicifernative Bellybarred pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus fuscusnative Sea pony  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus kudanative Spotted seahorse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus spinosissimusnative Hedgehog seahorse  
Perciformes Scaridae Hipposcarus haridnative Candelamoa parrotfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys indicusnative   
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Histrio histrionative Sargassumfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Horadandia atukoraliendemic  Horadandia 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus italicusnative Glasshead grenadier  
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus limbatusnative Congaturi halfbeak Marandha 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Hypostomus plecostomusintroduced Suckermouth catfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Ichthyocampus carcenative   
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus parininative   
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha elongatanative Elongate ilisha Puvalaya 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha filigeranative Coromandel ilisha  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha kampeninative Kampen's ilisha Neethu-kuthava 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha megalopteranative Bigeye ilisha Puvalaya 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha melastomanative Indian ilisha As bokka 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha sirishainative Lobejaw ilisha  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha striatulanative Banded ilisha  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Inegocia japonicanative Japanese flathead  
Perciformes Labridae Iniistius pavonative Peacock wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Iniistius pentadactylusnative Fivefinger wrasse  
Scorpaeniformes Synanceiidae Inimicus sinensisnative Spotted ghoul  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius dussumierinative Streaky rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius edentulusnative Rippled rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius lineatusnative Lined rockskipper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Istigobius decoratusnative Decorated goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Istigobius ornatusnative Ornate goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Istigobius spencenative Pearl goby  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin Dhappara 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish Thalapathu 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius amblycephalusnative Bearded croaker Taru-kattelee 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius belangeriinative Belanger's croaker Tooroo-katchelee 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius borneensisnative Sharpnose hammer croaker  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius carounanative Caroun croaker Kaththalaya 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius caruttanative Karut croaker  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius dussumierinative Sin croaker  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius elongatusnative Spindle croaker  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius macropterusnative Largefin croaker  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius macrorhynusnative Big-snout croaker  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius mannarensisnative Mannar croaker  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Kajikia audaxnative Striped marlin Habara 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Karalla dauranative Goldstripe ponyfish Veri-kare 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Karalla dussumierinative Dussumier's ponyfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Kathala axillarisnative Kathala croaker  
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna Scorai 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia mugilnative Barred flagtail This nagula 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus vaigiensisnative Brassy chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo dussumierinative  Common labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo fisheriendemic Green labeo Gadeya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo porcellusnative  Orange fin labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rohitaintroduced Roho labeo Rohu 
Perciformes Labridae Labroides dimidiatusnative Bluestreak cleaner wrasse  
Perciformes Lactariidae Lactarius lactariusnative False trevally Pulunna 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria cornutanative Longhorn cowfish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Lamiopsis temminckiinative Broadfin shark  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Lamnostoma orientalisnative Oriental worm-eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Lamnostoma polyophthalmumnative Ocellated sand-eel  
Perciformes Latidae Lates calcarifernative Barramundi Modha 
Perciformes Latidae Lates lakdivanative  Sri Lankan sea bass 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Laubuka insularisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Laubuka lankensisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Laubuka laubucanative Indian glass barb Tatu dandiya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Laubuka ruhunanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Laubuka varunanative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Leiodon cutcutianative Ocellated pufferfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus berbisnative Berber ponyfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus brevirostrisnative Shortnose ponyfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus equulusnative Common ponyfish Hotu panna 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus longispinisnative Longspine ponyfish  
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasiendemic Jonklaas' s loach Jonklaas ehirava 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys thermalisnative Common spiny loach Ehirava 
Perciformes Labridae Leptojulis chrysotaenianative Ochreband wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Leptojulis cyanopleuranative Shoulder-spot wrasse  
Perciformes Polynemidae Leptomelanosoma indicumnative Indian threadfin Tahlunkala 
Perciformes Scaridae Leptoscarus vaigiensisnative Marbled parrotfish  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepturacanthus pantuluinative Coromandel hairtail  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepturacanthus savalanative Savalai hairtail Savaleya 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus crocineusnative Yellowtail emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus haraknative Thumbprint emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus lentjannative Pink ear emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus mahsenanative Sky emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus microdonnative Smalltooth emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus nebulosusnative Spangled emperor Meevatiya 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus obsoletusnative Orange-striped emperor Hini gadeya 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus olivaceusnative Longface emperor Uru hota 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus ornatusnative Ornate emperor Meevatiya 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus rubrioperculatusnative Spotcheek emperor Meevetiya 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus semicinctusnative Black blotch emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus variegatusnative Slender emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus xanthochilusnative Yellowlip emperor  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lipocheilus carnolabrumnative Tang's snapper  
Perciformes Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensisnative Tripletail Musalli 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes mutilusnative Smooth angler  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Loxodon macrorhinusnative Sliteye shark  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus argentimaculatusnative Mangrove red snapper Dhala 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus bengalensisnative Bengal snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus biguttatusnative Two-spot banded snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus boharnative Two-spot red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus decussatusnative Checkered snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus ehrenbergiinative Blackspot snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus erythropterusnative Crimson snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulviflammanative Dory snapper Ranna 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulvusnative Blacktail snapper Pen dhalla 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus gibbusnative Humpback red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus guilcherinative Yellowfin red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus indicusnative   
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus johniinative John's snapper Parithi 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus kasmiranative Common bluestripe snapper Vali ranna 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus lemniscatusnative Yellowstreaked snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus lunulatusnative Lunartail snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus lutjanusnative Bigeye snapper Hunu ranna 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus madrasnative Indian snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus malabaricusnative Malabar blood snapper Gola 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus monostigmanative One-spot snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus quinquelineatusnative Five-lined snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus rivulatusnative Blubberlip snapper Kuruviliya 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus russelliinative Russell's snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus sebaenative Emperor red snapper Nai-kerruchi 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus timoriensisnative Timor snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus vittanative Brownstripe red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus xanthopinnisnative Yellowfin snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Macolor nigernative Black and white snapper  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus aralnative One-stripe spinyeel Bata kola theliya 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus pentophthalmosnative   
Perciformes Labridae Macropharyngodon ornatusnative False leopard  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Makaira mazaranative Indo-Pacific blue marlin Nil koppara 
Perciformes Malacanthidae Malacanthus latovittatusnative Blue blanquillo  
Perciformes Osphronemidae Malpulutta kretseriendemic Spotted gourami Malpulutta 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus armatusnative Zig-zag eel Gan theliya 
Perciformes Carangidae Megalaspis cordylanative Torpedo scad Giralava 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoidesnative Indo-Pacific tarpon Illeya 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Megatrygon micropsnative Smalleye stingray  
Perciformes Blenniidae Meiacanthus smithinative Disco blenny  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes polylepisnative   
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Melichthys nigernative Black triggerfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurusnative Short-tailed pipefish Short-tailed pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis cuncalusnative Crocodile-tooth pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis ocellatusnative  Ocellated pipefish 
Perciformes Blenniidae Mimoblennius atrocinctusnative Spotted and barred blenny  
Scorpaeniformes Synanceiidae Minous monodactylusnative Grey stingfish  
Scorpaeniformes Synanceiidae Minous trachycephalusnative Striped stingfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula eregoodootenkeenative Longhorned mobula  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula japanicanative Spinetail mobula  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula kuhliinative Shortfin devil ray  
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola molanative Ocean sunfish Giant sunfish 
Beryciformes Monocentridae Monocentris japonicanative Pineconefish  
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteusnative Silver moony Kapu handha 
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus falciformisnative Full moony  
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus kottelatinative   
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus conjugatornative   
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus desilvainative   
Perciformes Lethrinidae Monotaxis grandoculisnative Humpnose big-eye bream Angana 
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius fuscanative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius rambaiaenative Queen of Siam goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Mugilogobius tigrinusnative   
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys ayliffenative Indian mimic goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys flavolineatusnative Yellowstripe goatfish  
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Muraenesox bagionative Common pike conger  
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Muraenesox cinereusnative Daggertooth pike conger Puliviya 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus mosisnative Arabian smooth-hound  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis botchenative Blacktip soldierfish Balal maruva 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis chryseresnative Yellowfin soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis murdjannative Pinecone soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis violaceanative Lattice soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis vittatanative Whitetip soldierfish  
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus ankuttanative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus cavasiusnative Gangetic mystus  
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus gulionative Long whiskers catfish Anguluwa 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus keletiusnative  Yellow catfish 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus nanusnative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus seengteenative   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus vittatusnative Striped dwarf catfish Iri ankutta 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus zeylanicusnative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium indicumnative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Nannocampus pictusnative Reef pipefish  
Torpediniformes Narcinidae Narcine atzinative   
Torpediniformes Narcinidae Narcine brunneanative Brown numbfish  
Torpediniformes Narcinidae Narcine timleinative Spotted numbfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso brevirostrisnative Spotted unicornfish Shortnose unicornfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso elegansnative Elegant unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso thynnoidesnative Oneknife unicornfish Thunny unicornfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso tonganusnative Bulbnose unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso unicornisnative Bluespine unicornfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Orectolobiformes Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius ferrugineusnative Tawny nurse shark  
Perciformes Apogonidae Nectamia fuscanative Ghost cardinalfish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Negaprion acutidensnative Sicklefin lemon shark  
Siluriformes Ariidae Nemapteryx caelatanative Engraved catfish Anguluva 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Nematalosa galatheaenative Galathea gizzard shad  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Nematalosa nasusnative Bloch's gizzard shad Karattaya 
Perciformes Microdesmidae Nemateleotris magnificanative Fire goby  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus bipunctatusnative Delagoa threadfin bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus furcosusnative Fork-tailed threadfin bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus japonicusnative Japanese threadfin bream Changarah 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus nematophorusnative Doublewhip threadfin bream Kandal-meen 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus peroniinative Notchedfin threadfin bream Kunda 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus randallinative Randall's threadfin bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus zysronnative Slender threadfin bream  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neoglyphidodon bonangnative Ocellated damsel  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Neomerinthe erostrisnative Round scorpionfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Neoniphon sammaranative Sammara squirrelfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus cyanomosnative Regal demoiselle  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus sororiusnative Twin demoiselle  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus taeniurusnative Freshwater demoiselle  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Neotrygon kuhliinative Blue-spotted stingray Kunnoo-tirike 
Siluriformes Ariidae Netuma bilineatanative Bronze catfish Thora anguluva 
Siluriformes Ariidae Netuma thalassinanative Giant catfish Mudhu anguluva 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Nibea coibornative   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Nibea maculatanative Blotched croaker Kaththalaya 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Nibea soldadonative Soldier croaker Vella-katchelee 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Norfolkia brachylepisnative Tropical scaly-headed triplefin  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Nuchequula gerreoidesnative Decorated ponyfish  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Odonus nigernative Red-toothed triggerfish Kalu pothypora 
Perciformes Gobiidae Oligolepis acutipennisnative Sharptail goby  
Perciformes Blenniidae Omobranchus feroxnative Gossamer blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Omobranchus hikkaduwensisnative   
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok argestesnative   
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok bimaculatusnative Butter catfish Walapoththa 
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok ceylonensisnative   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissintroduced Rainbow trout Rainbow trout 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes flagellifernative   
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon bengalensenative Bengal eel Potta aandha 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Opisthopterus tardoorenative Tardoore Maisthre lagga 
Perciformes Opistognathidae Opistognathus variabilisnative Variable jawfish  
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicusintroduced Mozambique tilapia Tilapia 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusintroduced Nile tilapia  
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias melastigmanative   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Osphronemus goramyintroduced Giant gourami Seppali 
Siluriformes Ariidae Osteogeneiosus militarisnative Soldier catfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Osteomugil cunnesiusnative Longarm mullet Avelemeen 
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus aureusnative Ring-tailed cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus fasciatusnative Broadbanded cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus fleurieunative Flower cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus oxinanative   
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion cubicusnative Yellow boxfish  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion meleagrisnative Whitespotted boxfish  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion rhinorhynchosnative Horn-nosed boxfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Otolithes rubernative Tigertooth croaker Pannava 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Otolithoides biauritusnative Bronze croaker  
Perciformes Labridae Oxycheilinus digrammanative Cheeklined wrasse  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Oxymonacanthus longirostrisnative Harlequin filefish  
Perciformes Stromateidae Pampus argenteusnative Silver pomfret Sudhu vaouvaleya 
Perciformes Stromateidae Pampus chinensisnative Chinese silver pomfret Kiri vaouvalaya 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Panna heterolepisnative Hooghly croaker  
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius thysaniusnative Tasseled blenny  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Parabothus polylepisnative Manyscaled flounder Manyscaled flounder 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio sordidanative Dirty ordure snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio xanthuranative Yellowtail blue snapper  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Paracanthurus hepatusnative Palette surgeonfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Parachaetodon ocellatusnative Sixspine butterflyfish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Paracirrhites arcatusnative Arc-eye hawkfish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Paracirrhites forsterinative Blackside hawkfish  
Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae Paragaleus randallinative Slender weasel shark  
Perciformes Gobiidae Paragobiodon echinocephalusnative Redhead goby  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Paramonacanthus pusillusnative Faintstripe filefish  
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis clathratanative Latticed sandperch  
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis maculatanative Harlequin sandperch  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Paraplagusia bilineatanative Doublelined tonguesole Kabara patha madiya 
Scorpaeniformes Aploactinidae Paraploactis taprobanensisnative   
Perciformes Nemipteridae Parascolopsis aspinosanative Smooth dwarf monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Parascolopsis capitinisnative   
Perciformes Nemipteridae Parascolopsis eriommanative Rosy dwarf monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Parascolopsis inermisnative Unarmed dwarf monocle bream  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Parascorpaena mossambicanative Mozambique scorpionfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Parastromateus nigernative Black pomfret Kalu vavuvalaya 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pardachirus marmoratusnative Finless sole  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pardachirus pavoninusnative Peacock sole  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus barberinusnative Dash-and-dot goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus cyclostomusnative Gold-saddle goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus heptacanthusnative Cinnabar goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus indicusnative Indian goatfish Gal nagareya 
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus macronemusnative Long-barbel goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus trifasciatusnative Doublebar goatfish  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pateobatis bleekerinative Bleeker's whipray Seman-tirike 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pateobatis jenkinsiinative Jenkins whipray  
Gasterosteiformes Pegasidae Pegasus laternariusnative   
Gasterosteiformes Pegasidae Pegasus volitansnative Longtail seamouth  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona dayinative Day's pellona  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona ditchelanative Indian pellona Udassa 
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris adustanative Dusky sweeper  
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris malabaricanative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris nesogallicanative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris pathirananative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris tominagainative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris trinconative   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pennahia aneanative Donkey croaker Pennah 
Perciformes Gerreidae Pentaprion longimanusnative Longfin mojarra  
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus argentilineatusnative Barred mudskipper  
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion riversandersoninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia bandulaendemic Bandula barb Bandula barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia cumingiiendemic Two spot barb Pothaya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia melanomaculatanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia nigrofasciataendemic Black ruby barb Bulath hapaya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia punctatanative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia revalendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pethia tictonative Ticto barb Thith pethiya 
Perciformes Blenniidae Petroscirtes mitratusnative Floral blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Petroscirtes variabilisnative Variable sabretooth blenny  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Photopectoralis bindusnative Orangefin ponyfish Tatnam-kare 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Phoxocampus diacanthusnative Spined pipefish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pinjalo pinjalonative Pinjalo Mette-mirrei 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis boronative Rice-paddy eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis cancrivorusnative Longfin snake-eel  
Perciformes Blenniidae Plagiotremus phenaxnative Imposter fangblenny  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza melinopterusnative Otomebora mullet Godeya 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza subviridisnative Greenback mullet Avelemeen 
Perciformes Ephippidae Platax teiranative Longfin batfish  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Platycephalus indicusnative Bartail flathead Mudhu valigouva 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus albovittatusnative Two-striped sweetlips  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus ceylonensisendemic Sri Lanka sweetlips Boraluwa 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus chaetodonoidesnative Harlequin sweetlips  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus cinctusnative Crescent sweetlips  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gaterinusnative Blackspotted rubberlip  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gibbosusnative Harry hotlips  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus lineatusnative Yellowbanded sweetlips Deva boraluva 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus pictusnative Trout sweetlips  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus picusnative Painted sweetlip  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus schotafnative Minstrel sweetlips Boraluva 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus vittatusnative Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatusnative Whitespotted devil  
Perciformes Serranidae Plectropomus pessuliferusnative Roving coralgrouper  
Perciformes Plesiopidae Plesiops auritusnative Earspot longfin Earspot longfin 
Perciformes Plesiopidae Plesiops coeruleolineatusnative Crimsontip longfin  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pleurosicya labiatanative Barrel-sponge ghostgoby  
Siluriformes Ariidae Plicofollis dussumierinative Blacktip sea catfish Keluthy 
Siluriformes Ariidae Plicofollis layardinative Thinspine sea catfish  
Siluriformes Ariidae Plicofollis platystomusnative Flatmouth sea catfish  
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus caniusnative Gray eel-catfish Kana magura 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus limbatusnative Darkfin eel catfish  
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus lineatusnative Striped eel catfish Mudhu hunga 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulataintroduced Guppy Guppy 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta coloratanative Coloured righteye flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta praelonganative Alcock's narrow-body righteye flounder  
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus microstomusnative Smallmouth threadfin  
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus plebeiusnative Striped threadfin Barmeen 
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus sextariusnative Blackspot threadfin Kutlikala 
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus annularisnative Bluering angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus chrysurusnative Goldtail angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus imperatornative Emperor angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus semicirculatusnative Semicircle angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus sexstriatusnative Sixbar angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus chrysurusnative Whitetail damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus coelestisnative Neon damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus indicusnative Indian damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus melanochirnative Indonesian damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus nagasakiensisnative Nagasaki damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus proteusendemic Colombo damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus similisnative Similar damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus tripunctatusnative Threespot damsel  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys argenteusnative Silver grunt Iri bateya 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys argyreusnative Bluecheek silver grunt  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys furcatusnative Banded grunter  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys guoracanative   
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys maculatusnative Saddle grunt  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys olivaceusnative Olive grunt  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra oscitansnative Yawning  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus hamrurnative Moontail bullseye Paswa 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus sagittariusnative Arrow bulleye  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus tayenusnative Purple-spotted bigeye Pusuwa 
Perciformes Gobiidae Priolepis semidoliatanative Half-barred goby  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark Seeni mora 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides filamentosusnative Crimson jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides multidensnative Goldbanded jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides sieboldiinative Lavender jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides zonatusnative Oblique-banded snapper  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinatanative Smalltooth sawfish  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis zijsronnative Longcomb sawfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pristotis obtusirostrisnative Gulf damselfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Protonibea diacanthusnative Blackspotted croaker Gobeya 
Perciformes Gobiidae Psammogobius biocellatusnative Sleepy goby  
Perciformes Latidae Psammoperca waigiensisnative Waigieu seaperch Chenganni 
Pleuronectiformes Psettodidae Psettodes erumeinative Indian halibut Pathamadiya 
Perciformes Serranidae Pseudanthias evansinative Yellowback anthias  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Pseudobalistes fuscusnative Yellow-spotted triggerfish Mol kota 
Perciformes Labridae Pseudocheilinus hexataenianative Sixline wrasse  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis aldabraensisnative Orange dottyback  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis caudalisnative Stripe-tailed dottyback  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis dilectusnative   
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis fuscusnative Brown dottyback  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius melanostictusnative   
Perciformes Serranidae Pseudogramma polyacanthanative Honeycomb podge  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudojuloides severnsinative Severns' wrasse  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus arsiusnative Largetooth flounder Nakku 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus elevatusnative Deep flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus javanicusnative Javan flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus malayanusnative Malayan flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus triocellatusnative Three spotted flounders Kavuma 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Pseudosphromenus cupanusnative Spiketail paradisefish Pulutta 
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthidae Pseudotriacanthus strigilifernative Long-spined tripodfish  
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Pseudovespicula dracaenanative Draco waspfish  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio chrysozonanative Goldband fusilier Illitta 
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio pisangnative Banana fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio tessellatanative One-stripe fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio tilenative Dark-banded fusilier  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois antennatanative Broadbarred firefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois milesnative Devil firefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois mombasaenative Frillfin turkeyfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois radiatanative Radial firefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois russeliinative Plaintail turkeyfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pterotolithus maculatusnative Blotched tiger-toothed croaker  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius amphibiusnative Scarlet-banded barb Mada ipilla 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius bimaculatusnative Redside barb Ipilli kadaya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius cholanative Swamp barb Kota ipilla 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius dorsalisnative Long snouted barb Katu kureya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius kamalikaendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius kelumiendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius layardinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius tetraspilusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius thermalisnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius titteyaendemic Cherry barb Lay titteya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius vittatusnative Greenstripe barb Podi pethiya 
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pygoplites diacanthusnative Regal angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Rabaulichthys stigmaticusnative Spotfin anthias  
Perciformes Rachycentridae Rachycentron canadumnative Cobia Cuddul-verari 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Raconda russeliananative Raconda Thalari 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora armitageinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora caveriinative Cauvery rasbora  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora dandianative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora daniconiusnative Slender rasbora Dandiya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora microcephalusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora naggsinative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora wilpitaendemic Wilpita rasbora Wilpita rasbora 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasboroides nigromarginatusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasboroides pallidusendemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasboroides rohaninative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasboroides vateriflorisendemic Pearly rasbora Hal mal dandiya 
Perciformes Scombridae Rastrelliger kanagurtanative Indian mackerel Karung kuluttan 
Perciformes Gobiidae Redigobius balteatusnative Rhinohorn goby  
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea bengalensisnative Bengal escolar  
Perciformes Sparidae Rhabdosargus sarbanative Goldlined seabream Vella-mattawa 
Rhinopristiformes Rhinidae Rhina ancylostomanative Bowmouth guitarfish Thitha mora 
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Rhinecanthus aculeatusnative White-banded triggerfish Mol kotah 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Rhinecanthus verrucosusnative Blackbelly triggerfish  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Rhinobatos annandaleinative Annandale's guitarfish  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Rhinobatos lionotusnative Smoothback guitarfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Rhinoptera adspersanative Rough cownose ray Hudja maduva 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Rhinoptera javanicanative Flapnose ray Valuvadi thirukai 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Rhizoprionodon acutusnative Milk shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Rhizoprionodon oligolinxnative Grey sharpnose shark  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinidae Rhynchobatus djiddensisnative Giant guitarfish Kiri uluva 
Rhinopristiformes Rhinidae Rhynchobatus laevisnative Smoothnose wedgefish  
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Rhynchorhamphus malabaricusnative Malabar halfbeak  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Rhynchostracion nasusnative Shortnose boxfish  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Rogadius serratusnative Serrated flathead  
Perciformes Blenniidae Salarias alboguttatusnative White-spotted blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Salarias fasciatusnative Jewelled blenny  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo truttaintroduced Sea trout  
Pleuronectiformes Samaridae Samaris cristatusnative Cockatoo righteye flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Samaridae Samariscus longimanusnative Longfinned flounder  
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda orientalisnative Striped bonito Thora-baleya 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella albellanative White sardinella Karalau 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella fimbriatanative Fringescale sardinella Gal salaya 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella gibbosanative Goldstripe sardinella Matta salaya 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella jussieunative Mauritian sardinella  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella longicepsnative Indian oil sardine Pesalaya 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron caudimaculatumnative Silverspot squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron diademanative Crown squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron punctatissimumnative Speckled squirrelfish Pookooranah 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron rubrumnative Redcoat Ratoo pahaya 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron spiniferumnative Sabre squirrelfish  
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Satyrichthys laticepsnative   
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Saurida tumbilnative Greater lizardfish Mudhu balla 
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus ghobbannative Blue-barred parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus russeliinative Eclipse parrotfish  
Perciformes Scatophagidae Scatophagus argusnative Spotted scat Ilattiya 
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius deraniyagalainative Redneck goby Redneck goby 
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Schistura madhavainative   
Cypriniformes Nemacheilidae Schistura notostigmaendemic Spotback loach Kandu ehirava 
Siluriformes Ariidae Sciades sonanative Sona sea catfish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Scolecenchelys vermiformisnative   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Scoliodon laticaudusnative Spadenose shark  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis auratanative Yellowstripe monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis bilineatanative Two-lined monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis bimaculatanative Thumbprint monocle bream Pol ranna 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis ghanamnative Arabian monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis igcarensisnative Igcar monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis taeniatanative Black-streaked monocle bream Pol ranna 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis vosmerinative Whitecheek monocle bream Kiri vavoula 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis xenochrousnative Oblique-barred monocle bream  
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides commersonnianusnative Talang queenfish Kattawa 
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides lysannative Doublespotted queenfish Katta 
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides talanative Barred queenfish Han kattava 
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides tolnative Needlescaled queenfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus commersonnative Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel Anjilava 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus guttatusnative Indo-Pacific king mackerel Anjilava 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus koreanusnative Korean seerfish Vellura 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus lineolatusnative Streaked seerfish Sekkal thora 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis diabolusnative False stonefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis neglectanative Yellowfin scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis ramaraoinative Rama Rao's scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Sebastapistes strongianative Barchin scorpionfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Secutor insidiatornative Pugnose ponyfish Karal 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Secutor ruconiusnative Deep pugnose ponyfish Kum panna 
Perciformes Carangidae Selar crumenophthalmusnative Bigeye scad Bolla 
Perciformes Carangidae Selaroides leptolepisnative Yellowstripe scad Chooparai 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola lalandinative Yellowtail amberjack  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola rivoliananative Longfin yellowtail  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriolina nigrofasciatanative Blackbanded trevally  
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Setarches guentherinative Channeled rockfish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Setipinna tatynative Scaly hairfin anchovy Ellapporuvaa 
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus griseusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus lagocephalusnative Red-tailed goby Red-tailed goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopus jonklaasiendemic Lipstick goby Lipstick goby 
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus canaliculatusnative White-spotted spinefoot  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus insomnisnative Bronze-lined rabbitfish. Leella 
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus javusnative Streaked spinefoot Nava 
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus lineatusnative Golden-lined spinefoot  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus spinusnative Little spinefoot  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus stellatusnative Brown-spotted spinefoot  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus vermiculatusnative Vermiculated spinefoot  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus virgatusnative Barhead spinefoot  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sikukia longibarbatanative   
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillaginopodys chondropusnative Clubfoot sillago  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago aeolusnative Oriental sillago  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago luteanative Mud sillago  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihamanative Silver sillago Kalanda 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Siokunichthys southwellinative Southwell's pipefish Southwell's pipefish 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Solea elongatanative Elongate sole Handhalla 
Syngnathiformes Solenostomidae Solenostomus cyanopterusnative Ghost pipefish  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Sorsogona tuberculatanative Tuberculated flathead  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena jellonative Pickhandle barracuda Silava 
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena obtusatanative Obtuse barracuda Theliya 
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewininative Scalloped hammerhead  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna mokarrannative Great hammerhead  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna zygaenanative Smooth hammerhead  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Spratelloides delicatulusnative Delicate round herring  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Spratelloides gracilisnative Silver-stripe round herring Silver round herring 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes fasciolatusnative Pacific gregory  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes nigricansnative Dusky farmerfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes obreptusnative Western gregory  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes punctatusnative Blunt snout gregory  
Orectolobiformes Stegostomatidae Stegostoma fasciatumnative Zebra shark  
Perciformes Gobiidae Stenogobius macropterusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stigmatogobius sadanundionative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Stiphodon martenstyninative   
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Stolephorus commersonniinative Commerson's anchovy Hal massa 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Stolephorus indicusnative Indian anchovy Halmassa 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Stolephorus insularisnative Hardenberg's anchovy Pottaya 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Stolephorus waiteinative Spotty-face anchovy  
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura leiuranative Banded needlefish Habareliya 
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura strongyluranative Spottail needlefish Dhiya moralla 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Sufflamen chrysopterumnative Halfmoon triggerfish Goldenfinned triggerfish 
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Suggrundus macracanthusnative Large-spined flathead  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus septemstriatusnative Sevenband tonguesole  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus trifasciatusnative Threeband tonguesole  
Scorpaeniformes Synanceiidae Synanceia verrucosanative Stonefish  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Synaptura commersonniinative Commerson's sole Erumi-naaku 
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus stellatusnative Starry dragonet  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus indicusnative Indian lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus jaculumnative Lighthouse lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus sageneusnative Speartoothed grinner  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus variegatusnative Variegated lizardfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Systomus asokaendemic Asoka barb Asoka pethiya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Systomus martenstyniendemic Martenstyn's barb Martenstyn's barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Systomus pleurotaeniaendemic Black lined barb Hitha massa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Systomus sarananative Olive barb Mas pethiya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Systomus spilurusnative   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Systomus timbirinative   
Perciformes Apogonidae Taeniamia fucatanative Orangelined cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Taeniamia macropteranative Dusky-tailed cardinalfish  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Taeniura lymmanative Ribbontail stingray Ali maduva 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Taeniurops meyeninative Round ribbontail ray  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Tenualosa ilishanative Hilsa shad Sevva 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Tenualosa tolinative Toli shad Seriya 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbuanative Jarbua terapon Gonga 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus angustirostrisnative Shortbill spearfish  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma amblycephalumnative Bluntheaded wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma hardwickenative Sixbar wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma hebraicumnative Goldbar wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma janseniinative Jansen's wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lunarenative Moon wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lutescensnative Yellow-brown wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma purpureumnative Surge wrasse Lena gireva 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa baelamanative Baelama anchovy Bilee lagaa 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa dussumierinative Dussumier's thryssa Semporuva 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa encrasicholoidesnative False baelama anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa gautamiensisnative Gautama thryssa  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa hamiltoniinative Hamilton's thryssa Balal parattaya 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa malabaricanative Malabar thryssa Balal parattaya 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa mystaxnative Moustached thryssa Ata lagaa 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa polybranchialisnative Humphead thryssa  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa puravanative Oblique-jaw thryssa Nedum poruva 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa setirostrisnative Longjaw thryssa Ravul lagaa 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna Howalla 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna Esgedi kelawalla 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus tonggolnative Longtail tuna  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Thysanophrys armatanative   
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Thysanophrys celebicanative Celebes flathead  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Thysanophrys tricaudatanative Sri Lankan flathead Sri Lankan flathead 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor khudreenative Deccan mahseer Leylla 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo sinuspersicinative Variable torpedo ray  
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes chatareusnative Spotted archerfish Dhimitta 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus bailloniinative Small spotted dart Mookalee 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus blochiinative Snubnose pompano Kootili 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus botlanative Largespotted dart Koliyava 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus mookaleenative Indian pompano  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatusnative Double-ended pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Trachyrhamphus serratusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthidae Triacanthus biaculeatusnative Short-nosed tripodfish Thun katuva 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Triaenodon obesusnative Whitetip reef shark  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus auriganative Pearly hairtail  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus gangeticusnative Ganges hairtail  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturusnative Largehead hairtail Sonaka-wahlah 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichopodus pectoralisintroduced Snakeskin gourami Theppili 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichopodus trichopterusintroduced Three spot gourami Theppili 
Perciformes Gobiidae Trimma winterbottominative Trench-head pygmygoby  
Perciformes Carangidae Ulua mentalisnative Longrakered trevally  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus guttatusnative Two-tone goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus heemstranative Heemstra goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus margarethaenative Margaretha's goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus moluccensisnative Goldband goatfish Navarei 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus sulphureusnative Sulphur goatfish Sennagarai 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus supravittatusnative Long-fin goatfish Long-fin goatfish 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus taeniopterusnative Finstripe goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus vittatusnative Yellowstriped goatfish Kaha iri nagareya 
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis helvolanative Whitetongue jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis uraspisnative Whitemouth jack  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Uropterygius concolornative Unicolor snake moray  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil speiglerinative Speigler's mullet Madavi 
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea puellarisnative Maiden goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea sexguttatanative Sixspot goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea strigatanative Blueband goby  
Perciformes Serranidae Variola albimarginatanative White-edged lyretail  
Perciformes Serranidae Variola loutinative Yellow-edged lyretail  
Siluriformes Siluridae Wallago attunative Wallago Walaya 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Wattsia mossambicanative Mozambique large-eye bream  
Beloniformes Belonidae Xenentodon cancilanative Freshwater garfish Yonna 
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish Kadu kpooara 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus helleriiintroduced Green swordtail Green swordtail 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus maculatusintroduced Southern platyfish Platy 
Perciformes Zanclidae Zanclus cornutusnative Moorish idol  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Zebrasoma desjardiniinative Indian sail-fin surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Zebrasoma scopasnative Twotone tang Yellow sailfin tang 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Zebrias quagganative Fringefin zebra sole Vairan patha madiya 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Zebrias synapturoidesnative Indian zebra sole  
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