List of Marine Fishes reported from Monaco
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Table 1: 285 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: 4 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 289 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 285 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturionative Sturgeon  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinusnative Bull ray  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus rostratusnative Risso's smooth-head  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosanative Allis shad  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallaxnative Twaite shad  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanative European eel  
Perciformes Serranidae Anthias anthiasnative Swallowtail seaperch  
Perciformes Gobiidae Aphia minutanative Transparent goby  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Apletodon dentatusnative Small-headed clingfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon imberbisnative Cardinal fish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus anguiformisnative Slender finless eel  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina sphyraenanative Argentine  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus regiusnative Meagre  
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma balearicumnative Bandtooth conger  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus imperialisnative Imperial scaldfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus kesslerinative Scaldback  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus laternanative Mediterranean scaldfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus rueppeliinative Rüppell's scaldback  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus thorinative Thor's scaldfish  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina boyerinative Big-scale sand smelt  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina hepsetusnative Mediterranean sand smelt  
Aulopiformes Aulopidae Aulopus filamentosusnative Royal flagfin  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna Bunita 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus nigerrimusnative Scaleless dragonfish  
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois dubiusnative Mediterranean spiderfish  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Bathytoshia centrouranative Roughtail stingray  
Beloniformes Belonidae Belone belonenative Garfish Agüglia 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema glacialenative Glacier lantern fish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blennius ocellarisnative Butterfly blenny  
Perciformes Sparidae Boops boopsnative Bogue  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus podasnative Wide-eyed flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Buglossidium luteumnative Solenette  
Perciformes Callanthiidae Callanthias rubernative Parrot seaperch  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus lyranative Dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus rissonative Risso’s dragonet  
Perciformes Carangidae Campogramma glaycosnative Vadigo  
Perciformes Caproidae Capros apernative Boarfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx crysosnative Blue runner  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx hipposnative Crevalle jack  
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Carapus acusnative Pearl fish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brachyurusnative Copper shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brevipinnanative Spinner shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatusnative Blacktip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus plumbeusnative Sandbar shark  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias taurusnative Sand tiger shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Sparidae Centracanthus cirrusnative Curled picarel  
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus uyatonative Little gulper shark  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish  
Perciformes Cepolidae Cepola macrophthalmanative Red bandfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensisnative Madeira lantern fish  
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon heterurusnative Mediterranean flyingfish  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys cuculusnative Red gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys lastovizanative Streaked gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys obscurusnative Longfin gurnard  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera monstrosanative Rabbit fish  
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis chromisnative Damselfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger congernative European conger  
Perciformes Labridae Coris julisnative Mediterranean rainbow wrasse  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Perciformes Labridae Ctenolabrus rupestrisnative Goldsinny-wrasse  
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps gracilisnative Driftfish  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pygmaeanative   
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Dalatias lichanative Kitefin shark  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Dalophis imberbisnative Armless snake eel  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis pastinacanative Common stingray  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis tortoneseinative Tortonese's stingray  
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex dentexnative Common dentex  
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex macrophthalmusnative Large-eye dentex  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus holtinative Small lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus metopoclampusnative Spothead lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus rafinesquiinative White-spotted lantern fish  
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labraxnative European seabass  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Diplecogaster bimaculatanative Two-spotted clingfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus annularisnative Annular seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus cervinusnative Zebra seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus puntazzonative Sharpsnout seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus sargusnative White seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus vulgarisnative Common two-banded seabream  
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus batisnative Blue skate  
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus oxyrinchusnative Longnosed skate  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Dysomma brevirostrenative Pignosed arrowtooth eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Echelus myrusnative Painted eel  
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis encrasicolusnative European anchovy  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus spinaxnative Velvet belly  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus alletteratusnative Little tunny Tunina 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Eutrigla gurnardusnative Grey gurnard  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella balbonative Balbo sabretooth  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Exocoetus obtusirostrisnative Oceanic two-wing flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Exocoetus volitansnative Tropical two-wing flyingfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella maraldinative Gadella  
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadiculus argenteusnative Silvery pout  
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus biscayensisnative Mediterranean bigeye rockling  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Galeorhinus galeusnative Tope shark  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus melastomusnative Blackmouth catshark  
Rhinopristiformes Glaucostegidae Glaucostegus cemiculusnative Blackchin guitarfish  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Glossanodon leioglossusnative Smalltoothed argentine  
Anguilliformes Congridae Gnathophis mystaxnative Thinlip conger  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius nigernative Black goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius paganellusnative Rock goby  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Grammonus aternative   
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax unicolornative Brown moray  
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura altavelanative Spiny butterfly ray  
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Halobatrachus didactylusnative Lusitanian toadfish  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Hexanchus griseusnative Bluntnose sixgill shark  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus guttulatusnative Long-snouted seahorse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus hippocampusnative Short snouted seahorse  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys rondeletiinative Black wing flyingfish  
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean slimehead  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum benoitinative Benoit's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hygomiinative Bermuda lantern fish  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus albicansnative Atlantic sailfish  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna Bonita 
Perciformes Labridae Labrus merulanative Brown wrasse Labre 
Perciformes Labridae Labrus mixtusnative Cuckoo wrasse  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna nasusnative Porbeagle  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus crocodilusnative Jewel lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus pusillusnative Pygmy lanternfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadogaster candoliinative Connemarra clingfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadogaster lepadogasternative Shore clingfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion lepidionnative Mediterranean codling  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus caudatusnative Silver scabbardfish  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops pseudosphyraenoidesnative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops sphyrenoidesnative   
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja circularisnative Sandy ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja fullonicanative Shagreen ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja naevusnative Cuckoo ray  
Perciformes Carangidae Lichia amianative Leerfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Lithognathus mormyrusnative Sand steenbras  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia dofleininative Dofleini's lantern fish  
Perciformes Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensisnative Tripletail  
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius budegassanative Blackbellied angler  
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius piscatoriusnative Angler  
Lampriformes Lophotidae Lophotus lacepedenative Crested oarfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish  
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius merlucciusnative European hake  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Microchirus variegatusnative Thickback sole  
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Microstoma microstomanative Slender argentine  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula mobularnative Devil fish  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Monochirus hispidusnative Whiskered sole  
Gadiformes Moridae Mora moronative Common mora  
Perciformes Mullidae Mullus barbatus barbatusnative Red mullet  
Perciformes Mullidae Mullus surmuletusnative Surmullet  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Muraena helenanative Mediterranean moray  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus asteriasnative Starry smooth-hound  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus mustelusnative Smooth-hound  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus punctulatusnative Blackspotted smooth-hound  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum punctatumnative Spotted lanternfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Myliobatis aquilanative Common eagle ray  
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia oblitanative   
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish  
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Nerophis ophidionnative Straightnose pipefish  
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettastoma melanurumnative Blackfin sorcerer  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia aequalisnative Common Atlantic grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia sclerorhynchusnative Roughtip grenadier  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus elongatusnative   
Perciformes Sparidae Oblada melanuranative Saddled seabream  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophichthus rufusnative Rufus snake-eel  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Ophidion barbatumnative Snake blenny  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophisurus serpensnative Serpent eel  
Perciformes Scombridae Orcynopsis unicolornative Plain bonito  
Squaliformes Oxynotidae Oxynotus centrinanative Angular roughshark  
Perciformes Sparidae Pagellus acarnenative Axillary seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Pagellus bogaraveonative Blackspot seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Pagellus erythrinusnative Common pandora  
Perciformes Sparidae Pagrus pagrusnative Red porgy  
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius gattoruginenative Tompot blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius sanguinolentusnative Rusty blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius tentacularisnative Tentacled blenny  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Paralepis coregonoidesnative Sharpchin barracudina  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Parophidion vassalinative   
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinusnative Sea lamprey  
Gadiformes Phycidae Phycis blennoidesnative Greater forkbeard Mustela de fundu 
Gadiformes Phycidae Phycis phycisnative Forkbeard Moustela de rocas 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus dalwigkinative Black codling  
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus bathinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus marmoratusnative Marbled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus quagganative Quagga goby  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark  
Perciformes Carangidae Pseudocaranx dentexnative White trevally  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja asteriasnative Mediterranean starry ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja brachyuranative Blonde ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja clavatanative Thornback ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja miraletusnative Brown ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja montaguinative Spotted ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja polystigmanative Speckled ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja radulanative Rough ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja rondeletinative Rondelet's ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja undulatanative Undulate ray  
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Ranzania laevisnative Slender sunfish  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Rhinobatos rhinobatosnative Common guitarfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Rhinoptera marginatanative Lusitanian cownose ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rostroraja albanative White skate  
Perciformes Gempylidae Ruvettus pretiosusnative Oilfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria pavonative Peacock blenny  
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda sardanative Atlantic bonito  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardina pilchardusnative European pilchard Sardina 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella auritanative Round sardinella  
Perciformes Sparidae Sarpa salpanative Salema  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Sciaena umbranative Brown meagre  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber scombrusnative Atlantic mackerel  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus tritornative West African Spanish mackerel  
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Scophthalmus maximusnative Turbot  
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Scophthalmus rhombusnative Brill  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena elongatanative Slender rockfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena maderensisnative Madeira rockfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena notatanative Small red scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena porcusnative Black scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena scrofanative Red scorpionfish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus caniculanative Lesser spotted dogfish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus stellarisnative Nursehound  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola dumerilinative Greater amberjack  
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus cabrillanative Comber  
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus scribanative Painted comber  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus rostratusnative Little sleeper shark  
Perciformes Sparidae Sparus auratanative Gilthead seabream  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewininative Scalloped hammerhead  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna mokarrannative Great hammerhead  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna zygaenanative Smooth hammerhead  
Perciformes Sparidae Spicara maenanative Blotched picarel  
Perciformes Sparidae Spondyliosoma cantharusnative Black seabream  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus sprattusnative European sprat  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus blainvillenative Longnose spurdog  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina aculeatanative Sawback angelshark  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina oculatanative Smoothback angelshark  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina squatinanative Angelshark  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  
Perciformes Stromateidae Stromateus fiatolanative Blue butterfish  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Sudis hyalinanative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus veranyinative Large-scale lantern fish  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus cinereusnative Grey wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus mediterraneusnative Axillary wrasse Ruchè 
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus melopsnative Corkwing wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus ocellatusnative  Ruchè 
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus roissalinative Five-spotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus rostratusnative   
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus tincanative East Atlantic peacock wrasse Ruchè tanca 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus abasternative Black-striped pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus acusnative Greater pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus phlegonnative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus typhlenative Broadnosed pipefish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus saurusnative Atlantic lizardfish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Taurulus bubalisnative Longspined bullhead  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus belonenative Mediterranean spearfish Aguglia impériale 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce nobiliananative Electric ray  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma pavonative Ornate wrasse  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore Ara lunga 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus thynnusnative Atlantic bluefin tuna  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo marmoratanative Marbled electric ray  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo torpedonative Common torpedo  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus ovatusnative Pompano Lecia stela 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus trachypterusnative Mediterranean dealfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean horse mackerel Cagnassun de paise 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus picturatusnative Blue jack mackerel  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus trachurusnative Atlantic horse mackerel  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus scabrusnative Roughsnout grenadier  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturusnative Largehead hairtail  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Trigla lyranative Piper gurnard  
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus acus imperialisnative   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina canariensisnative Canary drum  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina cirrosanative Shi drum  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria attenuatanative Slender lightfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria poweriaenative Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish  
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish  
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory  
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu cristatusnative Scalloped ribbonfish  
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