List of Marine Fishes reported from Korea (Democratic People's Rep)
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Table 1: 234 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 3 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 3 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 240 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 234 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Percophidae Acanthaphritis barbatanative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Acanthogobius hastanative   
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus schlegeliinative Blackhead seabream  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Acanthopsetta nadeshnyinative Scale-eye plaice  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius pflaumiinative Striped sandgoby  
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser mikadoinative Sakhalin sturgeon  
Perciformes Acropomatidae Acropoma japonicumnative Glowbelly  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus nichofiinative Banded eagle ray  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Alectrias benjamininative Spiny cockscomb  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes melanopteranative Blackfin scad  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes varinative Herring scad  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblychaeturichthys hexanemanative   
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes hexapterusnative Pacific sand lance  
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes personatusnative Pacific sandlance  
Perciformes Anarhichadidae Anarrhichthys ocellatusnative Wolf-eel  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius striatusnative Striated frogfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma anagonative Silvery conger  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aseraggodes kobensisnative   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Atrobucca nibenative Blackmouth croaker  
Perciformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad  
Perciformes Serranidae Aulacocephalus temminckiinative Goldribbon soapfish  
Gasterosteiformes Hypoptychidae Aulichthys japonicusnative Tubenose  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna  
Anguilliformes Congridae Bathycongrus retrotinctusnative Blackedge conger  
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius fuscusnative Dusky frillgoby  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus koreanusnative Korean dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus lunatusnative Moon dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus valencienneinative Valenciennes’ dragonet  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides hedlandensisnative Bumpnose trevally  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brachyurusnative Copper shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Cephaloscyllium umbratilenative Blotchy swell shark  
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark  
Perciformes Gobiidae Chaenogobius gulosusnative   
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon nipponnative Japanese butterflyfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Chaeturichthys stigmatiasnative Branded goby  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon doederleiniinative   
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys kumunative Bluefin gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys spinosusnative Spiny red gurnard  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera phantasmanative Silver chimaera  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Chirolophis wuinative   
Perciformes Labridae Choerodon azurionative Azurio tuskfish  
Pleuronectiformes Citharidae Citharoides macrolepidotusnative Branched ray flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Cleisthenes herzensteininative   
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Clidoderma asperrimumnative Roughscale sole  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Clupea pallasii pallasiinative Pacific herring  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Cociella crocodilusnative Crocodile flathead  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia mystusnative Osbeck's grenadier anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia nasusnative Japanese grenadier anchovy  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger erebennusnative   
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger japonicusnative Beach conger  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger myriasternative Whitespotted conger  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Scorpaeniformes Cyclopteridae Cyclopteropsis berginative   
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex tumifronsnative Yellowback seabream  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Dexistes rikuzeniusnative Rikuzen flounder  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Dictyosoma rubrimaculatumnative   
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon holocanthusnative Longspined porcupinefish  
Perciformes Embiotocidae Ditrema temminckii temminckiinative   
Perciformes Acropomatidae Doederleinia berycoidesnative Blackthroat seaperch  
Gadiformes Gadidae Eleginus gracilisnative Saffron cod  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis japonicusnative Japanese anchovy  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Eopsetta grigorjewinative Shotted halibut  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus awoaranative Yellow grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus bruneusnative Longtooth grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus chlorostigmanative Brownspotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus latifasciatusnative Striped grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus poecilonotusnative Dot-dash grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus trimaculatusnative Threespot grouper  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus lucifernative Blackbelly lanternshark  
Clupeiformes Dussumieriidae Etrumeus micropusnative   
Perciformes Trichiuridae Eupleurogrammus muticusnative Smallhead hairtail  
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus chalcogrammusnative Alaska pollock  
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus macrocephalusnative Pacific cod  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark  
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatusnative Three-spined stickleback  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Glossanodon semifasciatusnative Deep-sea smelt  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Glyptocephalus stellerinative Blackfin flounder  
Gonorynchiformes Gonorynchidae Gonorynchus abbreviatusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gymnogobius heptacanthusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gymnogobius mororanusnative  eol-nug-mang-dug 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gymnogobius taranetzinative   
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura japonicanative Japanese butterflyray  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Halaelurus buergerinative Blackspotted catshark  
Perciformes Hapalogenyidae Hapalogenys nigripinnisnative Short barbeled velvetchin  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus hilgendorfiinative   
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Hemitriakis japanicanative Japanese topeshark  
Scorpaeniformes Hemitripteridae Hemitripterus villosusnative   
Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Heterodontus japonicusnative Japanese bullhead shark  
Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Heterodontus zebranative Zebra bullhead shark  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Heteromycteris japonicusnative Bamboo sole  
Scorpaeniformes Hexagrammidae Hexagrammos agrammusnative Spotty-bellied greenling  
Scorpaeniformes Hexagrammidae Hexagrammos otakiinative Fat grrenling  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Hoplobrotula armatanative Armoured cusk  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Hypoatherina tsurugaenative   
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Hypoatherina valencienneinative Sumatran silverside  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Hypomesus japonicusnative   
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus sajorinative Japanese halfbeak  
Perciformes Serranidae Hyporthodus septemfasciatusnative Convict grouper  
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha elongatanative Elongate ilisha  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Kareius bicoloratusnative Stone flounder  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Konosirus punctatusnative Dotted gizzard shad  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna ditropisnative Salmon shark  
Perciformes Lateolabracidae Lateolabrax japonicusnative Japanese seabass  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Lepidopsetta bilineatanative Rock sole  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Lepidopsetta mochigareinative Dusky sole  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Lepidotrigla abyssalisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Lepidotrigla guentherinative   
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lethenteron camtschaticumnative Arctic lamprey  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus genivittatusnative Longspine emperor  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Limanda asperanative Yellowfin sole  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Limanda punctatissimanative   
Perciformes Serranidae Liopropoma japonicumnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis newmaninative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis tanakaenative Tanaka's snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis tessellatusnative   
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiomus setigerusnative Blackmouth angler  
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius litulonnative Yellow goosefish  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Lumpenella longirostrisnative Longsnout prickleback  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Lumpenus sagittanative Snake prickleback  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Macroramphosus scolopaxnative Longspine snipefish  
Perciformes Acropomatidae Malakichthys wakiyaenative   
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Mallotus villosusnative Capelin  
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoidesnative Indo-Pacific tarpon  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Microstomus achnenative Slime flounder  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Miichthys miiuynative Mi-iuy croaker  
Beryciformes Monocentridae Monocentris japonicanative Pineconefish  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus griseusnative Spotless smooth-hound  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus manazonative Starspotted smooth-hound  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Myliobatis tobijeinative Japanese eagle ray  
Osmeriformes Salangidae Neosalanx jordaninative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Neozoarces pulchernative Tape blenny  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Nibea chuinative Chu's croaker  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Notorynchus cepedianusnative Broadnose sevengill shark  
Rajiformes Rajidae Okamejei kenojeinative Ocellate spot skate  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuschanative Pink salmon  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus ketanative Chum salmon  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Opisthocentrus zonopenative   
Perciformes Oplegnathidae Oplegnathus fasciatusnative Barred knifejaw  
Orectolobiformes Orectolobidae Orectolobus japonicusnative Japanese wobbegong  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus dentexnative Pacific rainbow smelt  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus mordaxnative Rainbow smelt  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Ostichthys japonicusnative Japanese soldierfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Pagrus majornative Red seabream  
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius yatabeinative   
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis sexfasciatanative Grub fish  
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis snyderinative U-mark sandperch  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Paraplagusia japonicanative Black cow-tongue  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pennahia argentatanative Silver croaker White croaker 
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus modestusnative Shuttles hoppfish  
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion orientalenative   
Perciformes Pholidae Pholis crassispinanative   
Perciformes Pholidae Pholis pictanative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza haematocheilanative So-iuy mullet  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys stellatusnative Starry flounder  
Scorpaeniformes Hexagrammidae Pleurogrammus azonusnative Okhotsk atka mackerel  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pleuronichthys cornutusnative Ridged-eye flounder  
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Podothecus sachinative Snail-fin poacher  
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Podothecus sturioidesnative   
Pristiophoriformes Pristiophoridae Pristiophorus japonicusnative Japanese sawshark  
Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae Proscyllium habererinative Graceful catshark  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Psenopsis anomalanative Pacific rudderfish  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pseudaesopia japonicanative Wavyband sole  
Lamniformes Pseudocarchariidae Pseudocarcharias kamoharainative Crocodile shark  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudolabrus eoethinusnative Red naped wrasse  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pseudopleuronectes herzensteininative Yellow striped flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pseudopleuronectes obscurusnative   
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pseudopleuronectes schrenkinative Cresthead flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pseudopleuronectes yokohamaenative Marbled flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus pentophthalmusnative Fivespot flounder  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois volitansnative Red lionfish  
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark  
Osmeriformes Salangidae Salanx ariakensisnative   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus leucomaenisnative Whitespotted char  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus malmanative Dolly varden  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinops sagaxnative South American pilchard Chong-o-ri 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Saurida microlepisnative   
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber australasicusnative Blue mackerel  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber japonicusnative Chub mackerel  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus niphoniusnative Japanese Spanish mackerel  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis diabolusnative False stonefish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus torazamenative Cloudy catshark  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes owstoninative   
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes schlegeliinative Korean rockfish  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes thompsoninative   
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes trivittatusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastiscus albofasciatusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastiscus marmoratusnative False kelpfish  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastiscus tertiusnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola lalandinative Yellowtail amberjack  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola quinqueradiatanative Japanese amberjack  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Setipinna tenuifilisnative Common hairfin anchovy  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago japonicanative Japanese sillago  
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihamanative Silver sillago  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena japonicanative Japanese barracuda  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna zygaenanative Smooth hammerhead  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus japonicusnative Japanese spurdog  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus megalopsnative Shortnose spurdog  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus suckleyinative Pacific spiny dogfish  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina japonicanative Japanese angelshark  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina nebulosanative Clouded angelshark  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Stichaeus grigorjewinative   
Perciformes Labridae Suezichthys gracilisnative Slender wrasse  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Takifugu pardalisnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Takifugu poecilonotusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Takifugu porphyreusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Takifugu rubripesnative Japanese pufferfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Takifugu xanthopterusnative Yellowfin pufferfish  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Tanakius kitaharaenative Willowy flounder  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Tentoriceps cristatusnative Crested hairtail  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa chefuensisnative Chefoo thryssa  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus japonicusnative Japanese jack mackerel  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Trachyrhamphus serratusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthodidae Triacanthodes anomalusnative   
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Triakis scylliumnative Banded houndshark  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturusnative Largehead hairtail  
Perciformes Gobiidae Tridentiger barbatusnative Shokihaze goby  
Perciformes Serranidae Triso dermopterusnative Oval grouper  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus japonicusnative Japanese goatfish  
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Uranoscopus bicinctusnative Marbled stargazer  
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Uranoscopus japonicusnative   
Myliobatiformes Urolophidae Urolophus aurantiacusnative Sepia stingray  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Verasper variegatusnative Spotted halibut  
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Xenocephalus elongatusnative   
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis nebulosanative Mirror dory  
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Zoarces gilliinative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Zoarchias glabernative   
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