All fishes reported from Galapagos Islands
n = 505 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 491 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: 6 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 505 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 491 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 Pomacentridae Abudefduf concolornative   
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf troscheliinative Panamic sergeant major Sargento mayor 
Perciformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria castroiendemic Galapagos barnacle blenny Trambollito percebes de galapagos 
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Guaho 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Pez cirujano de filo amarillo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Lancero convicto 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Pez cirujano púrpura 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray Chucho pintado 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus asperrimusnative Rough eagle ray Raya águila 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Pámpano africano 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher  
Perciformes Serranidae Alphestes afernative Mutton hamlet Guaseta 
Perciformes Serranidae Alphestes immaculatusnative Pacific mutton hamlet  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Pez lija puntiazul 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytoides gillinative Gill's sand lance Lanceta de arena plateado 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Anarchias galapagensisnative Hardtail moray Morena colidura 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa argentivittatanative Regan's anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa ischananative Sharpnose anchovy  
Perciformes Haemulidae Anisotremus interruptusnative Burrito grunt Zapatilla 
Perciformes Haemulidae Anisotremus scapularisnative Peruvian grunt Roncador peruano 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus coccineusnative Scarlet frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus sanguineusnative Bloody frogfish Pez sapo sanguíneo 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus strigatusnative Bandtail frogfish Pez sapo cola de banda 
Perciformes Serranidae Anthias noelinative Rosy Jewelfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon atradorsatusnative Blacktip cardinalfish Cardenal punta negra 
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon doviinative Tailspot cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon pacificusnative Pink cardinalfish Cardenal rosado 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus equatorialisnative Equatorial eel  
Perciformes Sparidae Archosargus pourtalesiiendemic Blackspot porgy Camiseta rayada 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Arcos poecilophthalmosendemic Galapagos clingfish Pez prendedor de Galapagos 
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma gilbertinative Gilbert's garden eel Anguila congrio Panámica 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron hispidusnative White-spotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron meleagrisnative Guineafowl puffer Tamboril negro 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aseraggodes herreinative Herre's sole  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Asthenomacrurus fragilisnative Fragile grenadier  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes galapagensisnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes indicusnative Black snaggletooth  
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Atherinella nesiotesnative Broadstripe silverside Plateado rayado 
Aulopiformes Aulopidae Aulopus bajacalinative Eastern Pacific flagfin  
Syngnathiformes Aulostomidae Aulostomus chinensisnative Chinese trumpetfish Pez trompeta 
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis brachydoraxnative   
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis eudoraxnative   
Perciformes Pomacentridae Azurina eupalamanative Galapagos damsel Catañuela punta negro 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistes polylepisnative Finescale triggerfish Cachudo escama fina 
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius lineatusnative Southern frillfin Mapo del sur 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinosissimanative Spiny skate  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Bellator farragoendemic   
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Bellator loxiasnative Barred searobin  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus diplotaenianative Mexican hogfish Vieja ribeteada 
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus eclancherinative Harlequin wrasse Vieja arlequin 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus constellatusnative Pacific eyed flounder Lenguado 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus mancusnative Flowery flounder  
Perciformes Bramidae Brama dussumierinative Lesser bream  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Brotula ordwayinative Ordway's brotula  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Bryx veleronisnative   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Bythaelurus giddingsiendemic Galápagos catshark  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Calamopteryx jebnative   
Perciformes Sparidae Calamus taurinusendemic Galapagos porgy Pluma de Galápagos 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Callechelys galapagensisnative   
Perciformes Scaridae Calotomus carolinusnative Carolines parrotfish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines dumeriliinative Whitespotted filefish Pez lija vagabundo 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Canthidermis maculatanative Rough triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster amboinensisnative Spider-eye puffer Sharpnose pufferfish 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster bennettinative Bennett's sharpnose puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster janthinopteranative Honeycomb toby  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster punctatissimanative Spotted sharpnosed puffer Tamboril punteado nariz aguda 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides orthogrammusnative Island trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides otrynternative Threadfin jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx caballusnative Green jack Jurel verde 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx caninusnative Pacific crevalle jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx lugubrisnative Black jack Jurel negro 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally Jurel azul 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally Jurel ojón 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus albimarginatusnative Silvertip shark Tiburón de punta plateado 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus altimusnative Bignose shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brachyurusnative Copper shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus falciformisnative Silky shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus galapagensisnative Galapagos shark Tiburón de Galapagos 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatusnative Blacktip shark Tiburón de punta negra 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus plumbeusnative Sandbar shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Malacanthidae Caulolatilus hubbsinative Hubbs' tilefish  
Perciformes Malacanthidae Caulolatilus princepsnative Ocean whitefish Blanquillo 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus squamosusnative Leafscale gulper shark  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus nigrescensnative Black snook  
Perciformes Centropomidae Centropomus viridisnative White snook  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium nigrumnative Combtooth dogfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis panamensisnative Pacific graysby Enjambre 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Cetengraulis mysticetusnative Pacific anchoveta  
Perciformes Chaenopsidae Chaenopsis schmittinative Yellow-mouth pikeblenny Trambollito pico boca amarilla 
Perciformes Ephippidae Chaetodipterus zonatusnative Pacific spadefish Chambo 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon auriganative Threadfin butterflyfish Mariposa de aleta ribeteada 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon humeralisnative Threebanded butterflyfish Mariposa de tres bandas 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon kleiniinative Sunburst butterflyfish Mariposa de barra penumbre 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon lunulanative Raccoon butterflyfish Mariposa mapache 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon meyerinative Scrawled butterflyfish Mariposa de Meyer 
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish  
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax latipunctatusnative   
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus chlorourusnative Floral wrasse  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon atrisignisnative Glider flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon dorsomaculanative Backspot flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon spilonotopterusnative Stained flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon xenopterusnative Whitetip flyingfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Chiloconger dentatusnative Shortsnout conger Congrio de corta nareza 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Chilomycterus reticulatusnative Spotfin burrfish Pez erizo del Pacífico 
Anguilliformes Chlopsidae Chlopsis bicollarisendemic Bicolor false moray Morena falso de dos colores 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chriolepis tagusnative Mystery goby Gobio misterio 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis altanative Oval damselfish Chromis dorso plateado 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis atrilobatanative Scissortail damselfish Castañeta 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitichthys oxycephalusnative Coral hawkfish Halcón de coral 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus rivulatusnative Giant hawkfish Carabalí 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys darwiniendemic Darwin's sanddab  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys gnathusnative   
Perciformes Microdesmidae Clarkichthys bilineatusnative Flagtail wormfish Pez gusano colibandera 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus canusnative Clearsnout grenadier  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Corvula macropsnative Vacuocua croaker  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides angulicepsnative Loosescale grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides boopsnative Shortsnout grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides bucephalusnative Narrowsnout grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides bulbicepsnative Large-eye grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides delsolarinative Trident grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides gypsochilusendemic   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides myersiendemic Myers' grenadier  
Perciformes Gobiidae Coryphopterus urospilusnative Redlight goby Gobio luz roja 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Cosmocampus coccineusnative   
Perciformes Labrisomidae Cottoclinus canopsnative   
Perciformes Serranidae Cratinus agassiziinative Graery threadfin seabass Plumero 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Cyclichthys spilostylusnative Spotbase burrfish Pez erizo base de punto 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus callopterusnative Ornamented flyingfish  
Perciformes Dactyloscopidae Dactylagnus mundusnative Giant sand stargazer Mirador de estrellas gigante 
Perciformes Dactyloscopidae Dactyloscopus lacteusendemic Milky sand stargazer Mirador de estrellas blanco 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevisnative Whiptail stingray Raya de espina 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macarellusnative Mackerel scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macrosomanative Shortfin scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus muroadsinative Amberstripe scad  
Perciformes Serranidae Dermatolepis dermatolepisnative Leather bass Cagaleche 
Perciformes Labrisomidae Dialommus fuscusendemic Galápagos four-eyed blenny Galápagos four-eyed blenny 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus cracensnative   
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus discorsnative   
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus erinaceusnative   
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus hystrixnative   
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon holocanthusnative Longspined porcupinefish Pez erizo balón 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon hystrixnative Spot-fin porcupinefish Pez erizo del punteado 
Perciformes Serranidae Diplectrum eumelumnative Orange-spotted sand perch  
Perciformes Serranidae Diplectrum euryplectrumnative Bighead sand perch  
Perciformes Serranidae Diplectrum macropomanative Mexican sand perch  
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Dolichopteryx pseudolongipesnative   
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Dolopichthys allectornative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Dormitator latifronsnative Pacific fat sleeper  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Doryrhamphus excisus excisusnative Bluestripe pipefish Piz pipa chica 
Perciformes Echeneidae Echeneis naucratesnative Live sharksucker  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Echidna nocturnanative Palenose moray Morena pecosa 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon exsiliumnative Nocturnal pearlfish  
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Ectreposebastes imusnative Midwater scorpionfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Macarela arco iris 
Perciformes Gobiidae Eleotrica cableaeendemic Cable's goby  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris pictanative Spotted sleeper  
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops affinisnative Machete Chiro 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Encheliophis vermicularisnative Worm pearlfish  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Enchelycore lichenosanative Reticulate hookjaw moray Morena boca de gancho 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Enchelycore octaviananative Slenderjaw moray Morena quijada delgada 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis ringensnative Anchoveta  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus macropsnative Luminous deepsea cardinalfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus analogusnative Spotted grouper Mero orillero 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus cifuentesinative Olive grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus labriformisnative Starry grouper Cabrilla 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus bobwisnerinative   
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus grouserinative   
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus mccoskerinative   
Clupeiformes Dussumieriidae Etrumeus acuminatusnative   
Perciformes Gerreidae Eucinostomus argenteusnative Silver mojarra Mojarra plateada 
Perciformes Gerreidae Eucinostomus curraninative Pacific flagfin mojarra  
Perciformes Gerreidae Eucinostomus dowiinative Dow's mojarra  
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Euleptorhamphus viridisnative Ribbon halfbeak  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus lineatusnative Black skipjack Barrilete negro 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Exocoetus monocirrhusnative Barbel flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Exocoetus volitansnative Tropical two-wing flyingfish  
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Facciolella equatorialisnative Dogface witch eel Anguila bruja 
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia commersoniinative Bluespotted cornetfish Pez corneta de arrecife 
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia cornetanative Pacific cornetfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Fodiator rostratusnative   
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Forcipiger flavissimusnative Longnose butterfly fish Mariposa nariz larga 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Fowlerichthys avalonisnative Roughbar frogfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella filifernative   
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella thysthlonnative   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark  
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres simillimusnative   
Perciformes Dactyloscopidae Gillellus semicinctusnative Half-banded stargazer  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Girella freminvilliiendemic  Chopa penumbre 
Anguilliformes Congridae Gnathophis cinctusnative Hardtail conger  
Perciformes Labrisomidae Gobioclinus dendriticusnative Bravo clinid Trambollo bravo 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Grammonus diagrammusnative Purple brotula  
Ateleopodiformes Ateleopodidae Guentherus altivelanative Jellynose  
Rajiformes Rajidae Gurgesiella furvescensnative Dusky finless skate Raya falsa sureña 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnomuraena zebranative Zebra moray Morena zebra 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax buroensisnative Vagrant moray Morena enrejado 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax castaneusnative Panamic green moray Morena verde 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax doviinative Finespotted moray Morena puntofino 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax flavimarginatusnative Yellow-edged moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax meleagrisnative Turkey moray Morena boca blanca 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax mordaxnative California moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax panamensisnative Masked moray Masked moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax pictusnative Paintspotted moray Morena pecas pintura 
Perciformes Haemulidae Haemulon scudderiinative Grey grunt Roncador ojo dorado 
Perciformes Haemulidae Haemulon sexfasciatumnative Greybar grunt Roncador barra gris 
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres dispilusnative Chameleon wrasse Vieja camaleón 
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres nicholsinative Spinster wrasse Vieja soltera 
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres notospilusnative Banded wrasse  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Halieutopsis tumifronsnative   
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosaurus attenuatusnative   
Perciformes Serranidae Hemanthias peruanusnative Splittail bass  
Perciformes Serranidae Hemilutjanus macrophthalmosnative Grape-eye seabass Grape-eye seabass 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hemiramphus saltatornative Longfin halfbeak  
Anguilliformes Congridae Heteroconger klausewitziendemic Galapagos garden eel  
Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Heterodontus quoyinative Galapagos bullhead shark Gato 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye Semáforo 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Himantura pacificanative Pacific chupare  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus ingensnative Pacific seahorse Caballito de mar del Pacífico 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Hippoglossina bollmaninative   
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Holacanthus passernative King angelfish Pez bandera 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Hoplopagrus guentheriinative Mexican barred snapper Pargo de barras 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus pacificusnative Eastern Pacific roughy  
Perciformes Howellidae Howella pammelasnative   
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus alphusendemic   
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus mccoskeriendemic Galápagos Ghost Shark  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Hypanus dipterurusnative Diamond stingray  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Hypanus longusnative Longtail stingray  
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus naosnative Pacific silverstripe halfbeak  
Perciformes Serranidae Hyporthodus mystacinusnative Misty grouper Mero 
Perciformes Blenniidae Hypsoblennius brevipinnisnative Barnaclebill blenny Trambollito percebes de puntos rojos 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ichthyapus selachopsnative Smiling snake-eel  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Idiastion hageyinative   
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Ilyophis arxnative   
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Ilyophis brunneusnative Muddy arrowtooth eel  
Perciformes Labridae Iniistius pavonative Peacock wrasse  
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Ipnops agassiziinative Grideye fish  
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Isistius brasiliensisnative Cookie cutter shark  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Johnrandallia nigrirostrisnative Blacknosed butterflyfish  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Kajikia audaxnative Striped marlin  
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Kathetostoma averruncusnative Smooth stargazer  
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia mugilnative Barred flagtail Aholehole rabo rayado 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus analogusnative Blue-bronze sea chub Chopa rayada 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus elegansnative Cortez sea chub Chopa de Cortez 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus ocyurusnative Bluestriped chub Chopa arco iris 
Perciformes Labrisomidae Labrisomus jenkinsinative Jenkins' blenny  
Perciformes Labrisomidae Labrisomus multiporosusnative Porehead blenny  
Gadiformes Moridae Laemonema gracillipesnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Lagocephalus lagocephalusnative Oceanic puffer  
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Lepidonectes corallicolaendemic Galapagos triplefin blenny Trambollito triple aleta de Galapagos 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus fitchinative Pacific scabbardfish  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus manisendemic Ghost scabbardfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Lile stoliferanative Striped herring  
Perciformes Serranidae Liopropoma fasciatumnative Wrasse ass bass Cabrilla rayada 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Lucifuga inopinatanative   
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus aratusnative Mullet snapper Pargo lisa 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus argentiventrisnative Yellow snapper Pargo amarillo 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus jordaninative Jordan's snapper Pargo de Jordan 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus novemfasciatusnative Pacific dog snapper Pargo prieto 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus viridisnative Blue and gold snapper Rayado 
Perciformes Gobiidae Lythrypnus dallinative Bluebanded goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lythrypnus gilbertiendemic Galapagos blue-banded goby Galapagos blue-banded goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Lythrypnus rhizophoranative Spotcheek goby Gobio manchado 
Perciformes Labrisomidae Malacoctenus tetranemusnative Throatspotted blenny Clínido cameleón 
Perciformes Labrisomidae Malacoctenus zonogasternative Belted blenny Trambollito de cintuón 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Mataeocephalus tenuicaudanative Slendertail grenadier  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia isaacsinative   
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus breviculusnative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma bathiumnative   
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Melichthys nigernative Black triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Melichthys viduanative Pinktail triggerfish  
Perciformes Microdesmidae Microdesmus dipusnative Banded worm goby  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Microspathodon bairdiinative Bumphead damselfish Damisela cabeza chichón 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Microspathodon dorsalisnative Giant damselfish Damisela gigante 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula birostrisnative Giant manta Manta 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula munkiananative Munk's devil ray Diabolo manta 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola alexandrininative Bumphead sunfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet Lisa rabo amarillo 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil galapagensisendemic Galapagos mullet  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil thoburninative Thoburn's mullet  
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys dentatusnative Mexican goatfish Salmonete barbón cola amarilla 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Muraena argusnative Argus moray Morena estrellada 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Muraena clepsydranative Hourglass moray Morena mancha negra 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Muraena lentiginosanative Jewel moray Morena pinta 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus albipinnisnative Whitemargin smoothhound  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus mentonative Speckled smooth-hound  
Perciformes Serranidae Mycteroperca olfaxnative Sailfin grouper Bacalao 
Perciformes Serranidae Mycteroperca xenarchanative Broomtail grouper  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Myliobatis californicanative Bat eagle ray  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Myrichthys maculosusnative Tiger snake eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Myrichthys tigrinusnative Spotted snake-eel Anguila tigre 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Myrichthys xysturusnative   
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis berndtinative Blotcheye soldierfish Soldado escama grande 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis leiognathusnative Panamic soldierfish Soldado panamico 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis murdjannative Pinecone soldierfish  
Perciformes Dactyloscopidae Myxodagnus sagittaendemic  Arrow stargazer 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso brevirostrisnative Spotted unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso vlamingiinative Bignose unicornfish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Nasolamia veloxnative Whitenose shark  
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish Pez piloto 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Perciformes Nematistiidae Nematistius pectoralisnative Roosterfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Nexilosus latifronsnative Coquito sergeant  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia convergensnative Peruvian grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia loricatanative Parrot grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia orbitalisnative Spectacled grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia stelgidolepisnative California grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia ventralisendemic   
Perciformes Scaridae Nicholsina denticulatanative Loosetooth parrotfish Loro pez loro de diente flojo 
Perciformes Labridae Novaculichthys taeniourusnative Rockmover wrasse Vieja dragón 
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Odontoscion eurymesopsnative Galapagos croaker Corvina bronce 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Ogcocephalus darwininative Galápagos batfish Pez murciélago labio rojo 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Ogilbia deroyiendemic Deroy's cuskeel  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Ogilbia galapagosensisendemic Galapagos cuskeel  
Perciformes Carangidae Oligoplites saurusnative Leatherjacket  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophichthus arneutesnative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophichthus rugifernative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophichthus triserialisnative Pacific snake eel  
Perciformes Blenniidae Ophioblennius steindachnerinative Large-banded blenny Chupa piedra 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Opisthonema berlangaiendemic Galapagos thread herring  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Opisthonema libertatenative Pacific thread herring  
Perciformes Opistognathidae Opistognathus galapagensisnative Galapagos jawfish  
Perciformes Oplegnathidae Oplegnathus insignisnative Pacific beakfish Tigris 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticusintroduced Nile tilapia  
Perciformes Haemulidae Orthopristis cantharinusnative Sheephead grunt  
Perciformes Haemulidae Orthopristis chalceusnative Brassy grunt  
Perciformes Haemulidae Orthopristis forbesiendemic  Roncador de Galapagos 
Perciformes Haemulidae Orthopristis lethopristisendemic Scalyfin grunt Roncador escamado de aletas 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion meleagrisnative Whitespotted boxfish Pez caja del Pacífico 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Otophidium indefatigabilenative Bighead cusk eel  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Oxycirrhites typusnative Longnose hawkfish Halcón de nariz puntuda 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pachycara rimaenative   
Anguilliformes Congridae Paraconger californiensisnative Ringeye conger  
Anguilliformes Congridae Paraconger similisnative Shorttail conger  
Perciformes Serranidae Paralabrax albomaculatusendemic Camotillo Camotillo 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Paraletharchus opercularisnative Pouch snake eel  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Paralichthys woolmaninative Speckled flounder  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis darwininative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis galapagosensisnative   
Perciformes Serranidae Paranthias colonusnative Pacific creole-fish Gringo 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pareques perissanative Odd highhat Gungo de Galapagos 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pareques violanative Gungo highhat  
Perciformes Stromateidae Peprilus mediusnative Pacific harvestfish  
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion crustosumnative   
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Petrotyx hopkinsinative Velvetnose brotula  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Phaenomonas pinnatanative Elastic eel  
Perciformes Echeneidae Phtheirichthys lineatusnative Slender suckerfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Plagiotremus azaleusnative Sabertooth blenny Cachudito diente sable 
Beloniformes Belonidae Platybelone argalus pteruranative Baja California keeltail needlefish  
Perciformes Dactyloscopidae Platygillellus rubellulusendemic Shortfin sand stargazer Mirador de estrellas aletita 
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus approximansnative Blue bobo  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pontinus clemensinative Mottled scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pontinus strigatusendemic Stalkeye scorpionfish Rascacio tallo de ojo 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pontinus vaughaninative Spotback scorpionfish  
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Porichthys margaritatusnative Daisy midshipman  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus meekinative Hawaiian bigeye  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Prionotus albirostrisnative Whitesnout searobin Gallineta margen blanco 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Prionotus milesnative Galapagos gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Prionotus stephanophrysnative Lumptail searobin  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Prionurus laticlaviusnative Razor surgeonfish Chancho 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Pristigenys serrulanative Popeye catalufa Catalufa 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Prognathodes carlhubbsinative   
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Prognathodes falcifernative Scythemarked butterflyfish Mariposa de Scythe 
Perciformes Serranidae Pronotogrammus eosnative Bigeye bass  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Pseudobalistes naufragiumnative Stone triggerfish Cachudo de piedra 
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Pseudobatos planicepsnative Pacific guitarfish  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Pseudonus acutusnative   
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus lavenberginative   
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pteroplatytrygon violaceanative Pelagic stingray Raya-látigo violeta 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Puck pinnatanative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Quassiremus evionthasnative Galapagos snake eel Anguila de Galapagos 
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja equatorialisnative Equatorial skate  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja velezinative Velez ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella eisenhardtinative   
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora albescensnative White suckerfish  
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora australisnative Whalesucker  
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora brachypteranative Spearfish remora  
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora remoranative Shark sucker  
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark Tiburón ballena 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Rhinoptera steindachnerinative Pacific cownose ray Raya dorada 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Rhizoprionodon longurionative Pacific sharpnose shark  
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Rubicundus lakesidenative   
Perciformes Serranidae Rypticus bicolornative Mottled soapfish Jabonero moteado 
Perciformes Serranidae Rypticus nigripinnisnative Blackfin soapfish Jabonero doble punteado 
Perciformes Labridae Sagittalarva inornatusnative Cape wrasse  
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda orientalisnative Striped bonito Bonito 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinops sagaxnative South American pilchard  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron suborbitalenative Tinsel squirrelfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus compressusnative Azure parrotfish Loro verdeazul 
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus ghobbannative Blue-barred parrotfish Loro barba azul 
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus perriconative Bumphead parrotfish Loro guacamaya 
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus rubroviolaceusnative Ember parrotfish Loro bicolor 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber japonicusnative Chub mackerel  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus sierranative Pacific sierra Sierra 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena cocosensisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena histrionative Player scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena mystesnative  Pacific spotted scorpionfish 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes rubrivinctusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes xyrisnative Rainbow scorpionfish Brujo arco iris 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis diabolusnative False stonefish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Scytalichthys miurusnative Shorttail viper eel  
Perciformes Carangidae Selar crumenophthalmusnative Bigeye scad Jurelito ojo grande 
Perciformes Carangidae Selene peruviananative Peruvian moonfish  
Perciformes Labridae Semicossyphus darwininative Galápagos sheephead wrasse Vieja mancha dorada 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola lalandinative Yellowtail amberjack  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola peruananative Fortune jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola rivoliananative Longfin yellowtail Palometa 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Seriolella violaceanative Palm ruff Cojinoba palmera 
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus psittacinusnative Barred serrano Serrano 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides angusticepsendemic Narrow-headed puffer Tambulero de Galápagos 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides annulatusnative Bullseye puffer Tambulero 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides lobatusnative Longnose puffer  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena idiastesnative Pelican barracuda Barracuda 
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewininative Scalloped hammerhead Tiburón martillo 
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna zygaenanative Smooth hammerhead  
Perciformes Labrisomidae Starksia galapagensisendemic Galapagos blenny  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes acapulcoensisnative Acapulco major  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes arcifronsnative Island major  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes beebeinative Southern whitetail major Damisela cola blanca 
Perciformes Labridae Stethojulis bandanensisnative Red shoulder wrasse  
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura exilisnative Californian needlefish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Sufflamen verresnative Orangeside triggerfish Cachudo panza amarilla 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Syacium latifronsnative Beach flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Syacium maculiferumnative Clearspot flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus atramentatusnative Inkspot tonguefish Lengua arco iris 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus diabolicusnative Devil's tonguefish  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus variusnative Mottled tonguefish  
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus atrilabiatusnative Antler dragonet Dragonito de asta 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus lacertinusnative Sauro lizardfish Pez lagartija noche 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus luciocepsnative California lizardfish Pez lagartija de California 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus marchenaenative Lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus scitulicepsnative Shorthead lizardfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Taenianotus triacanthusnative Leaf scorpionfish  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Taeniurops meyeninative Round ribbontail ray Raya manchada 
Perciformes Bramidae Taractes rubescensnative Pomfret  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce peruananative Peruvian torpedo  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma grammaticumnative Sunset wrasse Vieja atardecer 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lucasanumnative Cortez rainbow wrasse Vieja arco iris 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lutescensnative Yellow-brown wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma purpureumnative Surge wrasse  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Thermarces cerberusnative   
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Thermichthys hollisinative   
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna Atún de aleta amarilla 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna  
Perciformes Gobiidae Tigrigobius nesiotesnative   
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Tomicodon chilensisnative Smallsucker clingfish Peje sapito 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus paitensisnative Paloma pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus rhodopusnative Gafftopsail pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus stilbenative Steel pompano Pámpano acerado 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus murphyinative Chilean jack mackerel  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus symmetricusnative Pacific jack mackerel  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus helolepisnative Armourhead grenadier  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Trachyscorpia osherinative   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Triaenodon obesusnative Whitetip reef shark Tintorera punta aleta blanca 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Triakis maculatanative Spotted houndshark  
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Trinectes fonsecensisnative Spottedfin sole  
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus acus melanotusnative Keel-jawed needle fish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus fodiatornative Mexican needlefish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus pacificusnative Pacific agujon needlefish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina galapagorumnative Galápagos drum  
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis helvolanative Whitetongue jack  
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis secundanative Cottonmouth jack Jurel boca algodón 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Uropterygius macrocephalusnative Needle-tooth moray Morena cabeza grande 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Uropterygius polystictusnative Peppered moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Uropterygius versutusnative Crafty moray  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Xanthichthys lineopunctatusnative Striped triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Xanthichthys mentonative Redtail triggerfish Cachudo cola roja 
Perciformes Haemulidae Xenichthys agassiziiendemic  White salema 
Perciformes Haemulidae Xenocys jessiaeendemic  Black-striped salema 
Anguilliformes Congridae Xenomystax atrariusnative Deepwater conger  
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish  
Perciformes Labridae Xyrichtys victorinative Galapagos razorfish  
Perciformes Zanclidae Zanclus cornutusnative Moorish idol Idolo moro 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu cristatusnative Scalloped ribbonfish  
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