List of Marine Fishes reported from Montenegro
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Table 1: 282 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: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 284 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 282 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 naccariinative Adriatic sturgeon Jesetra tuponoska 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinusnative Bull ray  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Lisica 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallaxnative Twaite shad  
Perciformes Serranidae Anthias anthiasnative Swallowtail seaperch Matulic barjaktat 
Perciformes Gobiidae Aphia minutanative Transparent goby Mlijec 
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon imberbisnative Cardinal fish Matulic 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus anguiformisnative Slender finless eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus caecusnative European finless eel  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina sphyraenanative Argentine Srebrnica 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus regiusnative Meagre Krb 
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma balearicumnative Bandtooth conger  
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 Gavun 
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna Rumbac 
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Bathytoshia centrouranative Roughtail stingray  
Beloniformes Belonidae Belone belonenative Garfish Iglica 
Perciformes Blenniidae Blennius ocellarisnative Butterfly blenny Babica od dubine 
Perciformes Sparidae Boops boopsnative Bogue Bukya 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus podasnative Wide-eyed flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Buglossidium luteumnative Solenette Pokrivac 
Perciformes Callanthiidae Callanthias rubernative Parrot seaperch Matulic silioglavac 
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus fasciatusnative Banded dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus lyranative Dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus maculatusnative   
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus rissonative Risso’s dragonet  
Perciformes Carangidae Campogramma glaycosnative Vadigo  
Perciformes Caproidae Capros apernative Boarfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx crysosnative Blue runner Trnobokan plosac 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Carapus acusnative Pearl fish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brevipinnanative Spinner shark  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias taurusnative Sand tiger shark Morski pas 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark Pas liudožder 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  
Perciformes Cepolidae Cepola macrophthalmanative Red bandfish  
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark Pzina golema 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon heterurusnative Mediterranean flyingfish Poletusa 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys cuculusnative Red gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys lastovizanative Streaked gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys lucernanative Tub gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys obscurusnative Longfin gurnard  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon auratusnative Golden grey mullet Skocac zlatac 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon labrosusnative Thicklip grey mullet Skocac 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon saliensnative Leaping mullet Shocac dugas 
Anguilliformes Chlopsidae Chlopsis bicolornative Bicolor eel  
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis chromisnative Damselfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Chromogobius quadrivittatusnative Chestnut goby Glavocic plosac 
Perciformes Gobiidae Chromogobius zebratusnative Kolombatovic's goby  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger congernative European conger  
Perciformes Gobiidae Corcyrogobius liechtensteininative Liechtenstein's goby  
Perciformes Labridae Coris julisnative Mediterranean rainbow wrasse Knez du guja 
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish Lampuga 
Perciformes Gobiidae Crystallogobius linearisnative Crystal goby M'jecic 
Perciformes Labridae Ctenolabrus rupestrisnative Goldsinny-wrasse  
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps gracilisnative Driftfish  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  
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 Zubatac 
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex gibbosusnative Pink dentex  
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex macrophthalmusnative Large-eye dentex Pagric 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus rafinesquiinative White-spotted lantern fish  
Perciformes Moronidae Dicentrarchus labraxnative European seabass Smudut 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Diplecogaster bimaculatanative Two-spotted clingfish Priljepnjak grboglavic 
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus annularisnative Annular seabream Spar 
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus puntazzonative Sharpsnout seabream Pic 
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus vulgarisnative Common two-banded seabream Sarag 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus batisnative Blue skate  
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus oxyrinchusnative Longnosed skate  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Echelus myrusnative Painted eel  
Perciformes Trachinidae Echiichthys viperanative Lesser weever  
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis encrasicolusnative European anchovy Mincun 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus aeneusnative White grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus caninusnative Dogtooth grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus costaenative Goldblotch grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus marginatusnative Dusky grouper  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus alletteratusnative Little tunny Luc 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Eutrigla gurnardusnative Grey gurnard  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella balbonative Balbo sabretooth  
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia commersoniiintroduced Bluespotted cornetfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella maraldinative Gadella Tabinjak mracnjak 
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadiculus argenteusnative Silvery pout Ugotica srebrenka 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus biscayensisnative Mediterranean bigeye rockling  
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus mediterraneusnative Shore rockling  
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus vulgarisnative Three-bearded rockling  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Galeorhinus galeusnative Tope shark Pas butor 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus melastomusnative Blackmouth catshark Macka-padecka 
Rhinopristiformes Glaucostegidae Glaucostegus cemiculusnative Blackchin guitarfish  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Glossanodon leioglossusnative Smalltoothed argentine  
Anguilliformes Congridae Gnathophis mystaxnative Thinlip conger  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius bucchichinative Bucchich's goby Glavocic bijelcic 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius fallaxnative Sarato's goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius geniporusnative Slender goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius incognitusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius nigernative Black goby Glavoc melar 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobius strictusnative Schmidt's goby  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Grammonus aternative   
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax unicolornative Brown moray  
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura altavelanative Spiny butterfly ray  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark Pas volonja pepeljak 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Hexanchus griseusnative Bluntnose sixgill shark Pas glavonja 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus guttulatusnative Long-snouted seahorse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus hippocampusnative Short snouted seahorse  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys rondeletiinative Black wing flyingfish Poletusa 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean slimehead  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus albicansnative Atlantic sailfish  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako Kucina 
Perciformes Labridae Labrus merulanative Brown wrasse Vrana 
Perciformes Labridae Labrus mixtusnative Cuckoo wrasse  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna nasusnative Porbeagle Kucina 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus crocodilusnative Jewel lanternfish  
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadogaster candoliinative Connemarra clingfish Priljepnjak veliki 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadogaster lepadogasternative Shore clingfish Priljepnjak kamenjaric 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus caudatusnative Silver scabbardfish Zmijicnjak repaš 
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Lepidorhombus whiffiagonisnative Megrim  
Perciformes Gobiidae Lesueurigobius friesiinative Fries's goby Glavocic veleljuskaš 
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja circularisnative Sandy ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja fullonicanative Shagreen ray  
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja naevusnative Cuckoo ray  
Perciformes Carangidae Lichia amianative Leerfish Lica 
Perciformes Blenniidae Lipophrys trigloidesnative  Babica batoglava 
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 Gadidae Merlangius merlangusnative Whiting  
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius merlucciusnative European hake Oslic 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Microchirus ocellatusnative Foureyed sole  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Microchirus variegatusnative Thickback sole List prugavac 
Perciformes Blenniidae Microlipophrys canevaenative  Babica malocica 
Perciformes Blenniidae Microlipophrys nigricepsnative Black-headed blenny Babica crnoglavica 
Gadiformes Gadidae Micromesistius poutassounative Blue whiting Ugotica pucinca 
Perciformes Gobiidae Millerigobius macrocephalusnative   
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula mobularnative Devil fish  
Gadiformes Lotidae Molva dypterygianative Blue ling  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Monochirus hispidusnative Whiskered sole Plac 
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 Pas glušac 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus mustelusnative Smooth-hound Pas cukov 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus punctulatusnative Blackspotted smooth-hound  
Perciformes Serranidae Mycteroperca rubranative Mottled grouper  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum punctatumnative Spotted lanternfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Myliobatis aquilanative Common eagle ray  
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish Fanfan 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Nerophis maculatusnative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Nerophis ophidionnative Straightnose pipefish  
Perciformes Sparidae Oblada melanuranative Saddled seabream  
Perciformes Gobiidae Odondebuenia balearicanative Coralline goby  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger Morski pas 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Oedalechilus labeonative Boxlip mullet Cipal šupliak 
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 Arbun kapilic 
Perciformes Sparidae Pagellus bogaraveonative Blackspot seabream Arbun velikoga oka 
Perciformes Sparidae Pagellus erythrinusnative Common pandora Arbun 
Perciformes Sparidae Pagrus caeruleostictusnative Bluespotted seabream Ovrata 
Perciformes Sparidae Pagrus pagrusnative Red porgy Pagar 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius gattoruginenative Tompot blenny Barbir-babak 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius incognitusnative   
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius rouxinative  Babica kraljica 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius sanguinolentusnative Rusty blenny Balavica 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius tentacularisnative Tentacled blenny Babica 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Parophidion vassalinative   
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pegusa lascarisnative Sand sole List bradavkar 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinusnative Sea lamprey Paklara morska 
Gadiformes Phycidae Phycis blennoidesnative Greater forkbeard Tabinja bjalica 
Gadiformes Phycidae Phycis phycisnative Forkbeard Tabinja mrkulja 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Platichthys flesusnative European flounder  
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish Kirnja glavulja 
Perciformes Pomatomidae Pomatomus saltatrixnative Bluefish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus bathinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus kneriinative Kner's goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus marmoratusnative Marbled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus minutusnative Sand goby Glavocic pjeskuljaš 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pomatoschistus quagganative Quagga goby Glavocic šiljoglav 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark Zupka 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudaphya ferrerinative Ferrer's goby  
Perciformes Carangidae Pseudocaranx dentexnative White trevally  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja asteriasnative Mediterranean starry 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  
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 basiliscanative   
Perciformes Blenniidae Salaria pavonative Peacock blenny Babica kukuranda 
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda sardanative Atlantic bonito Polanda 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella auritanative Round sardinella Srdela velika 
Perciformes Sparidae Sarpa salpanative Salema Sopa 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Sciaena umbranative Brown meagre Konj 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber scombrusnative Atlantic mackerel Skusa 
Beloniformes Scomberesocidae Scomberesox saurusnative Atlantic saury Poksok 
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 Macka 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus stellarisnative Nursehound Macka 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola dumerilinative Greater amberjack Orfan 
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus cabrillanative Comber Kanjac 
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus scribanative Painted comber Pirka 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Solea soleanative Common sole List 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus rostratusnative Little sleeper shark  
Perciformes Sparidae Sparus auratanative Gilthead seabream Ovrata 
Perciformes Gobiidae Speleogobius trigloidesnative Grotto goby  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna mokarrannative Great hammerhead  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna zygaenanative Smooth hammerhead Jaram mlat 
Perciformes Sparidae Spicara maenanative Blotched picarel Modrak 
Perciformes Sparidae Spondyliosoma cantharusnative Black seabream Kantor 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus sprattusnative European sprat Papalina 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish Košcenjak 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus blainvillenative Longnose spurdog Kostilj 
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina oculatanative Smoothback angelshark  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina squatinanative Angelshark  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus cinereusnative Grey wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus doderleininative   
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus mediterraneusnative Axillary wrasse Cicurusa 
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus melopsnative Corkwing wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus ocellatusnative   
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus roissalinative Five-spotted wrasse Kinjusà 
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus rostratusnative   
Perciformes Labridae Symphodus tincanative East Atlantic peacock wrasse  
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  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus belonenative Mediterranean spearfish Iglan 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce nobiliananative Electric ray  
Perciformes Gobiidae Thorogobius ephippiatusnative Leopard-spotted goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Thorogobius macrolepisnative Large-scaled goby  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus thynnusnative Atlantic bluefin tuna Tunj 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo marmoratanative Marbled electric ray  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo torpedonative Common torpedo  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus ovatusnative Pompano Moduilia 
Perciformes Trachinidae Trachinus draconative Greater weever  
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus trachypterusnative Mediterranean dealfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean horse mackerel Sarun 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus picturatusnative Blue jack mackerel  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus trachurusnative Atlantic horse mackerel  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturusnative Largehead hairtail Zmijicnjak sabljaš 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Trigla lyranative Piper gurnard  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina cirrosanative Shi drum Kurjal 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria poweriaenative Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish  
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish Jaglun 
Perciformes Gobiidae Zebrus zebrusnative  Glavocic kamenjaric 
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Zeugopterus regiusnative Eckström's topknot  
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory  
Perciformes Gobiidae Zosterisessor ophiocephalusnative Grass goby Glavoc travaš 
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