List of Marine Fishes reported from Faeroe Islands
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Table 1: 130 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 131 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 130 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Agonus cataphractusnative Hooknose Brynjukrutt 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus bairdiinative Baird's slickhead Slætthøvd 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Revaháur 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallaxnative Twaite shad Stavsild 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja hyperboreanative Arctic skate Ishavsskøta 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja radiatanative Starry ray Tindaskøta 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes marinusnative Lesser sand-eel Havnebbasild 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes tobianusnative Small sandeel Nebbasild 
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarhichas denticulatusnative Northern wolffish Blágóma 
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarhichas lupusnative Atlantic wolffish Steinbítur 
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarhichas minornative Spotted wolffish Liri 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanative European eel Állur 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus carbonative Black scabbardfish Stinglaksur 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina Lítla lakstobis 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina silusnative Greater argentine Gulllaksur 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina sphyraenanative Argentine Streymsild 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Artediellus atlanticusnative Atlantic hookear sculpin  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus euryopsnative Goiter blacksmelt  
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinicaudanative Spinytail skate Halahvassa skøta 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema glacialenative Glacier lantern fish Lítli prikkafiskur 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino Reyðserkur 
Gadiformes Lotidae Brosme brosmenative Cusk Brosma 
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus lyranative Dragonet Floyfiskur 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus micropusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus reinhardtinative Sea tadpole Íshavs súgfiskur 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus squamosusnative Leafscale gulper shark Skrubbhávur 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium fabriciinative Black dogfish Svartháur 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish Glíggjháur 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus crepidaternative Longnose velvet dogfish Langitrantur 
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark Brugda 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera monstrosanative Rabbit fish Havmús 
Perciformes Stichaeidae Chirolophis ascaniinative Yarrell's blenny  
Gadiformes Lotidae Ciliata mustelanative Fivebeard rockling Hornabrosma 
Gadiformes Lotidae Ciliata septentrionalisnative Northern rockling Íshavs hornabrosma 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Clupea harengusnative Atlantic herring Sild 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rupestrisnative Roundnose grenadier Kubbuta langasporl 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus micropsnative Polar sculpin Kryttlingur 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania calceanative Birdbeak dogfish Nevháur 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Diplecogaster bimaculatanative Two-spotted clingfish Tvíblettuti súgari 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus batisnative Blue skate Skøta 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus oxyrinchusnative Longnosed skate Spískaskøta 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Entelurus aequoreusnative Snake pipefish Sjóprónur 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish Kikarafiskur 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus princepsnative Great lanternshark Collett's búksvarti háur 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus spinaxnative Velvet belly Búksvarti háur 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel  
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus morhuanative Atlantic cod Toskur 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus argentatusnative Arctic rockling Reyða hornabrosma 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus macrophthalmusnative Bigeye rockling  
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus vulgarisnative Three-bearded rockling Tríhyrnta hornabrosma 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Galeorhinus galeusnative Tope shark Gráhávur 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus melastomusnative Blackmouth catshark Kjaftsvarti háur 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus murinusnative Mouse catshark  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Glyptocephalus cynoglossusnative Witch flounder Lálla 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiusculus flavescensnative Two-spotted goby Tvíprikkuti stubbi 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling Silvurprónur 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera Nevhavmús 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Hexanchus griseusnative Bluntnose sixgill shark Sekstáknuhávur 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Hippoglossus hippoglossusnative Atlantic halibut Kalvi 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy Búrfiskur 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus mirabilisnative Large-eyed rabbitfish Fjaðurfagra havmús 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna nasusnative Porbeagle Hemari 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus macdonaldinative Rakery beaconlamp  
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah Laksastyrja 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Lamprogrammus shcherbachevinative Scaleline cusk  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lebetus scorpioidesnative Diminutive goby Háfjaðraði stubbi 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion equesnative North Atlantic codling Bláriddari 
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja circularisnative Sandy ray Sandskøta 
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja fullonicanative Shagreen ray Nebbaskøta 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Limanda limandanative Common dab Skrubba 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis liparisnative Striped seasnail Stóri súgfiskur 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis montaguinative Montagus seasnail Lítli súgfiskur 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius budegassanative Blackbellied angler  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Lumpenus lampretaeformisnative Snakeblenny Longubróðir 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes esmarkiinative Greater eelpout Úlvfiskur 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes luetkeniinative L├╝tken's eelpout  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus berglaxnative Roughhead grenadier Rísna langasporl 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis atlanticanative Duckbill barracudina  
Rajiformes Rajidae Malacoraja krefftinative Krefft's ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Malacoraja spinacidermisnative Soft skate  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Mallotus villosusnative Capelin Lodna 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish Laksesild 
Gadiformes Gadidae Melanogrammus aeglefinusnative Haddock Hýsa 
Gadiformes Gadidae Merlangius merlangusnative Whiting Hvítingur 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Micrenophrys lilljeborgiinative Norway bullhead Lítlakrutt 
Gadiformes Gadidae Micromesistius poutassounative Blue whiting Svartkjaftur 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Microstomus kittnative Lemon sole Tunga 
Gadiformes Lotidae Molva dypterygianative Blue ling  
Gadiformes Lotidae Molva molvanative Ling Longa 
Gadiformes Moridae Mora moronative Common mora Morafiskur 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum punctatumnative Spotted lanternfish  
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine glutinosanative Atlantic hagfish Súgálur 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia aequalisnative Common Atlantic grenadier Slætta langasporl 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus bonapartenative Shortfin spiny eel  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Paralepis coregonoidesnative Sharpchin barracudina Lakstobis 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis bathybiusnative Black seasnail Svarti súgfiskur 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinusnative Sea lamprey Súgari 
Gadiformes Phycidae Phycis blennoidesnative Greater forkbeard  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pleuronectes platessanative European plaice Reyðsprøka 
Gadiformes Gadidae Pollachius pollachiusnative Pollack Lýrur 
Gadiformes Gadidae Pollachius virensnative Saithe Upsi 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra nigricepsnative   
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja clavatanative Thornback ray Naglaskøta 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella fyllaenative Round ray Klingruskøta 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella linteanative Sailray Hvítaskøta 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Reinhardtius hippoglossoidesnative Greenland halibut Svartkalvi 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera atlanticanative Straightnose rabbitfish Tranthavmús 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Sagamichthys schnakenbeckinative Schnakenbeck's searsid Mjáangi 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salarnative Atlantic salmon Laksur 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardina pilchardusnative European pilchard Sardin 
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Scophthalmus rhombusnative Brill Slætthvoysa 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Searsia koefoedinative Koefoed's searsid Morri 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes mentellanative Beaked redfish Trantkongafiskur 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes norvegicusnative Golden redfish Stóri kongafiskur 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes viviparusnative Norway redfish Lítli kongafiskur 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus microcephalusnative Greenland shark Hákelling 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus sprattusnative European sprat Brislingur 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish Haúr 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa feroxnative   
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus kaupiinative Kaup's arrowtooth eel Djúpállur 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus acusnative Greater pipefish Tarasproti 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus typhlenative Broadnosed pipefish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Taurulus bubalisnative Longspined bullhead Grønakrutt 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus arcticusnative Dealfish Silvurkalvi 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglops murrayinative Moustache sculpin  
Gadiformes Gadidae Trisopterus esmarkiinative Norway pout Hvítingsbróðir 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Zameus squamulosusnative Velvet dogfish  
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