List of Marine Fishes reported from Greenland
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Table 1: 262 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 1 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 263 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 262 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish  
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus agassiziinative Agassiz' slickhead  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus bairdiinative Baird's slickhead  
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja hyperboreanative Arctic skate  
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja radiatanative Starry ray Agdlernak 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes dubiusnative Northern sand lance Putooruttoq 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes marinusnative Lesser sand-eel  
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarhichas denticulatusnative Northern wolffish Kêrak 
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarhichas lupusnative Atlantic wolffish Kêrak 
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarhichas minornative Spotted wolffish Kêrak 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostratanative American eel  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Anisarchus mediusnative Stout eelblenny  
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  
Aulopiformes Anotopteridae Anotopterus pharaonative Daggertooth  
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus carbonative Black scabbardfish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus laurussoniinative Iceland catshark  
Gadiformes Gadidae Arctogadus glacialisnative Arctic cod  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina silusnative Greater argentine  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus olfersiinative   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Artediellus atlanticusnative Atlantic hookear sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Artediellus uncinatusnative Arctic hookear sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Aspidophoroides monopterygiusnative Alligatorfish  
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Aspidophoroides olrikiinative Arctic alligatorfish  
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina infansnative Avocet snipe eel  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia megalopsnative Bigeye smooth-head  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Barbantus curvifronsnative Palebelly searsid  
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus euryopsnative Goiter blacksmelt  
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinicaudanative Spinytail skate  
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathytroctes microlepisnative Smallscale smooth-head  
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella infansnative Zugmayer's pearleye  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema glacialenative Glacier lantern fish Kapisilik 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino  
Gadiformes Gadidae Boreogadus saidanative Polar cod Eqalugaq 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias antarcticusnative Snaggletooth  
Gadiformes Lotidae Brosme brosmenative Cusk  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Bythites fuscusnative Arctic brotula  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus kidoinative Kido's snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus micropusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus reinhardtinative Sea tadpole  
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius fasciatusnative Greenland manefish  
Lophiiformes Caulophrynidae Caulophryne jordaninative Fanfin angler  
Perciformes Labridae Centrolabrus exoletusnative Rock cook  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium fabriciinative Black dogfish  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish  
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensisnative Madeira lantern fish  
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne draconative Smooth dreamer  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne longicepsnative Can-opener smoothdream  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish  
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Chiasmodon hartelinative   
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Chiasmodon nigernative Black swallower  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera monstrosanative Rabbit fish  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera opalescensnative Opal chimaera  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Clupea harengusnative Atlantic herring  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides mediterraneusnative Mediterranean grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rupestrisnative Roundnose grenadier  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus micropsnative Polar sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus sadkonative   
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus thomsoniinative Pallid sculpin  
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil  
Scorpaeniformes Cyclopteridae Cyclopteropsis mcalpininative Arctic lumpsucker  
Scorpaeniformes Cyclopteridae Cyclopterus lumpusnative Lumpfish Angusalluk 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth  
Saccopharyngiformes Cyematidae Cyema atrumnative Bobtail eel  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Danaphryne nigrifilisnative   
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmoides pauciradiatusnative Longwing spinyfin  
Perciformes Nototheniidae Dissostichus eleginoidesnative Patagonian toothfish  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Dolopichthys longicornisnative   
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Einara edentulanative Toothless smooth-head  
Gadiformes Lotidae Enchelyopus cimbriusnative Fourbeard rockling  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Entelurus aequoreusnative Snake pipefish  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus princepsnative Great lanternshark  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Eumesogrammus praecisusnative Fourline snakeblenny  
Scorpaeniformes Cyclopteridae Eumicrotremus derjugininative Leatherfin lumpsucker  
Scorpaeniformes Cyclopteridae Eumicrotremus spinosusnative Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Nepisardluk 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Eutrigla gurnardusnative Grey gurnard  
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus macrocephalusnative Pacific cod Uugaq 
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus morhuanative Atlantic cod Saarullik 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus argentatusnative Arctic rockling Savukuyssat 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus ensisnative Threadfin rockling  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatusnative Three-spined stickleback Kakilisak 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis vanhoeffeninative   
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Glyptocephalus cynoglossusnative Witch flounder  
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus latifronsnative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Gymnelus retrodorsalisnative Aurora unernak  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Gymnelus viridisnative Fish doctor  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Gymnocanthus tricuspisnative Arctic staghorn sculpin  
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Gyrinomimus myersinative   
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling  
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish  
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus groenlandicusnative Atlantic footballfish  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Hippoglossoides platessoidesnative American plaice Okôtak 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Hippoglossus hippoglossusnative Atlantic halibut Nataarnaq 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Histiobranchus bathybiusnative Deep-water arrowtooth eel  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia anomalanative Bighead searsid  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia macropsnative Bigeye searsid  
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus affinisnative Smalleyed rabbitfish  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus pallidusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Icelus bicornisnative Twohorn sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Icelus spatulanative Spatulate sculpin  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna nasusnative Porbeagle  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus crocodilusnative Jewel lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus intricariusnative Diamondcheek lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus macdonaldinative Rakery beaconlamp  
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion equesnative North Atlantic codling  
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Leptagonus decagonusnative Atlantic poacher Kanajordlak 
Perciformes Stichaeidae Leptoclinus maculatusnative Daubed shanny  
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne algibarbatanative   
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne bicornisnative   
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne coronatanative   
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne lucifernative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis atlanticusnative Atlantic seasnail  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis bathyarcticusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis fabriciinative Gelatinous snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis gibbusnative Variegated snailfish Amersulak 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis liparisnative Striped seasnail  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis tunicatusnative Kelp snailfish  
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius piscatoriusnative Angler  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Lophodolos acanthognathusnative Whalehead dreamer  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Lumpenus fabriciinative Slender eelblenny Tejârnak 
Perciformes Stichaeidae Lumpenus lampretaeformisnative Snakeblenny  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys albanative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys kolthoffinative Checkered wolf eel  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys muraenanative Moray wolf eel  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys paxillusnative Common wolf eel  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys sarsiinative Sar's wolf eel  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes adolfinative Adolf's eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes esmarkiinative Greater eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes eudipleurostictusnative Doubleline eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes frigidusnative Glacial eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes gracilisnative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes luetkeniinative L├╝tken's eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes mcallisterinative McAllister's eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes paamiutinative Paamiut eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes pallidusnative Pale eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes polarisnative Canadian eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes reticulatusnative Arctic eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes rossinative Threespot eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes seminudusnative Longear eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes squamiventernative Scalebelly eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes terraenovaenative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes turnerinative Polar eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes vahliinative Vahl's eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodonus mirabilisnative Chevron scutepout  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus berglaxnative Roughhead grenadier Ingminniset 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis atlanticanative Duckbill barracudina  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Mallotus villosusnative Capelin Ammassak 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia maulinative Maul's searsid  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia microlepisnative Smallscale searsid  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes micropsnative   
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus murrayinative Murray's abyssal anglerfish  
Gadiformes Gadidae Melanogrammus aeglefinusnative Haddock  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Melanolagus bericoidesnative Bigscale deepsea smelt  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias bartonbeaninative Scaleless black dragonfish  
Gadiformes Gadidae Merlangius merlangusnative Whiting  
Gadiformes Gadidae Micromesistius poutassounative Blue whiting  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Microstomus kittnative Lemon sole  
Gadiformes Lotidae Molva dypterygianative Blue ling Byrkelange 
Gadiformes Lotidae Molva molvanative Ling  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum punctatumnative Spotted lanternfish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Myoxocephalus quadricornisnative Fourhorn sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Myoxocephalus scorpioidesnative Arctic sculpin Pokudlen 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Myoxocephalus scorpiusnative Shorthorn sculpin Kanajok 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine glutinosanative Atlantic hagfish Ivik 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine jespersenaenative Jespersen's hagfish Jespersen's hagfish 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia groenlandicanative Greenland argentine  
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia oblitanative   
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia aequalisnative Common Atlantic grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia bairdiinative Marlin-spike grenadier  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Normichthys operosusnative Multipore searsid  
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus bonapartenative Shortfin spiny eel  
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus chemnitziinative Snubnosed spiny eel  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus kroyerinative Lancet fish  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuschaintroduced Pink salmon  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes anisacanthusnative   
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes eschrichtiinative Bulbous dreamer  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes macrosteusnative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Paralepis coregonoidesnative Sharpchin barracudina Putorutorsôak 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis bathybiusnative Black seasnail  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis copei copeinative Blacksnout seasnail  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis garmaninative Pouty seasnail  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis hystrixnative   
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinusnative Sea lamprey  
Perciformes Pholidae Pholis fasciatanative Banded gunnel Kurksaunak 
Perciformes Pholidae Pholis gunnellusnative Rock gunnel  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Photostylus pycnopterusnative Starry smooth-head  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Phyllorhinichthys balushkininative   
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Phyllorhinichthys micractisnative   
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Platytroctes apusnative Legless searsid  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Platytroctes mirusnative Leaf searsid  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pleuronectes platessanative European plaice  
Gadiformes Gadidae Pollachius virensnative Saithe  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus asteroidesnative   
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus pollinative Round hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Polymetme corythaeolanative Rendezvous fish  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra capitonative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum arcticumnative Arctic telescope  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos gelatinosusnative Gelatinous dwarf snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos groenlandicusnative Greenland dwarf snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos melanocephalusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos micruroidesnative Multipore dwarf snailfish  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitiusnative Ninespine stickleback  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella bathyphilanative Deep-water ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella bigelowinative Bigelow's ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella fyllaenative Round ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella linteanative Sailray  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Reinhardtius hippoglossoidesnative Greenland halibut Netarnârak 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Rhadinesthes decimusnative Slender snaggletooth  
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera atlanticanative Straightnose rabbitfish  
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia loricatanative Redmouth whalefish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina attritanative Softskin smooth-head  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina maderensisnative Madeiran smooth-head  
Saccopharyngiformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx ampullaceusnative Gulper eel  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Sagamichthys schnakenbeckinative Schnakenbeck's searsid  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salarnative Atlantic salmon Kapisilik 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinusnative Arctic char Ekaluk 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus beaniinative Bean's bigscale  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus lepidusnative Blackfin waryfish  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Searsia koefoedinative Koefoed's searsid  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes fasciatusnative Acadian redfish  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes mentellanative Beaked redfish  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes norvegicusnative Golden redfish Sulugpâvaq 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes viviparusnative Norway redfish  
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer beaniinative Stout sawpalate  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops bathyphilusnative Spark anglemouth  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus microcephalusnative Greenland shark Ekalugssûp piarâ 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Spiniphryne gladisfenaenative Prickly dreamer  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish Eqalussuaq kukilik 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx pseudobscuranative Highlight hatchetfish  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Stichaeus punctatus punctatusnative Arctic shanny Akkulliakitsok 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa feroxnative   
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus kaupiinative Kaup's arrowtooth eel  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Thalassobathia pelagicanative   
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus arcticusnative Dealfish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglops murrayinative Moustache sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglops nybelininative Bigeye sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglops pingeliinative Ribbed sculpin  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Trigonolampa miricepsnative Threelight dragonfish  
Gadiformes Gadidae Trisopterus esmarkiinative Norway pout  
Gadiformes Phycidae Urophycis tenuisnative White hake  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus tripunctulatusnative Constellationfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head  
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