List of Marine Fishes reported from Namibia
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Table 1: 525 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 46 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 5 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 576 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 525 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius sebastoidesnative Koester Koester 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion quadricornisnative Scrawled cowfish  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Acroteriobatus annulatusnative Lesser sandshark Kleiner sandkruiper 
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Acroteriobatus blochiinative Bluntnose guitarfish Stompneus-sandkruiper 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinusnative Bull ray Bulrog 
Lampriformes Regalecidae Agrostichthys parkerinative Streamer fish  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus australisnative Small scaled brown slickhead  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus rostratusnative Risso's smooth-head  
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus verrucosusnative Warty dory Black oreo 
Perciformes Scombridae Allothunnus fallainative Slender tuna Slank tuna 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Fynstert-sambokhaai 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  
Perciformes Serranidae Anthias anthiasnative Swallowtail seaperch Roter Fahnenbarsch 
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia caprosnative Deepbody boarfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus mikhailininative Mikhailin's scabbardfish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus micropsnative Smalleye catshark  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Apsilus fuscusnative African forktail snapper  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus coronusnative Dusky kob Kabeljou 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Argyrosomus inodorusnative Mild meagre Kabeljou 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius latiscutatusnative Rough-head sea catfish Rough-head sea catfish 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus capensisnative Cape scaldfish Kaapse botvis 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus imperialisnative Imperial scaldfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Asquamiceps caeruleusnative   
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Asquamiceps hjortinative Barethroat slickhead  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes leucopogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes micropogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes nigernative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes richardsoninative Richardson's snaggletooth  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina brevicepsnative Cape silverside Kaapse spierinkie 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Atractoscion macrolepisnative Large scale lunate caudal fin croaker  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Austroglossus microlepisnative West coast sole Weskus-tongvis 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina acuticepsnative Southern snipe eel  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous lateristriganative West African freshwater goby  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia megalopsnative Bigeye smooth-head  
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Bassanago albescensnative Hairy conger Harige seepaling 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus aternative Winged dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus brevisnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus irregularisnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus longipinnisnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus melanobranchusnative Vaillant's grenadier  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathylaco nigricansnative Black warrior  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagichthys problematicusnative   
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagoides argyrogasternative Silver deepsea smelt  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus antarcticusnative Antarctic deepsea smelt  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathyprion danaenative Fangtooth smooth-head  
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja smithiinative African softnose skate Rog 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bathyuroconger vicinusnative Large-toothed conger Paling 
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops heterurusnative Squaretail duckbill  
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella infansnative Zugmayer's pearleye  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus tenuisnative Slender frostfish Slant kalkvis 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema suborbitalenative Smallfin lanternfish  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx splendensnative Splendid alfonsino Slank beryx 
Perciformes Clinidae Blennioclinus brachycephalusnative Lace klipfish  
Perciformes Clinidae Blennophis anguillarisnative Snaky klipfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys indicusnative Lanternfish  
Perciformes Bramidae Brama bramanative Atlantic pomfret Pomfret 
Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Bregmaceros atlanticusnative Antenna codlet  
Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Bregmaceros nectabanusnative Smallscale codlet  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Brotula barbatanative Bearded brotula  
Lophiiformes Diceratiidae Bufoceratias wedlinative   
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Buglossidium luteumnative Solenette Geel tongvis 
Perciformes Gobiidae Caffrogobius nudicepsnative Barehead goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Caffrogobius saldanhanative Commafin goby  
Perciformes Callanthiidae Callanthias legrasnative Goldie  
Chimaeriformes Callorhinchidae Callorhinchus capensisnative Cape elephantfish Josef 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx rhonchusnative False scad  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brachyurusnative Copper shark Koperhaai 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus signatusnative Night shark  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias taurusnative Sand tiger shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark Witdoodshaai 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus albescensnative   
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius fasciatusnative Greenland manefish  
Lophiiformes Caulophrynidae Caulophryne polynemanative   
Perciformes Centrolophidae Centrolophus nigernative Rudderfish Swartroef 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus squamosusnative Leafscale gulper shark  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium fabriciinative Black dogfish  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus crepidaternative Longnose velvet dogfish  
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Chascanopsetta lugubrisnative Pelican flounder Pelikaan-botvis 
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Chatrabus melanurusnative Pony toadfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus schmidtinative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish  
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax pictusnative Pink frogmouth  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus fasciatusnative Redfingers Rooivingers 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon millerinative Guinean flyingfish Guinean flyingfish 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys capensisnative Cape gurnard Kaapse knorhaan 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys lastovizanative Streaked gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys quekettinative Lesser gurnard Kleiner knorhaan 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon dumerilinative Grooved mullet Keep-harder 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Chelon richardsoniinative South African mullet Suidelike harder 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Chilomycterus reticulatusnative Spotfin burrfish  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera notafricananative Cape chimaera  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Chirodactylus brachydactylusnative Two-tone fingerfin Bottervis 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Chirodactylus grandisnative Bank steenbras Banksteenbras 
Hexanchiformes Chlamydoselachidae Chlamydoselachus africananative African frilled shark  
Hexanchiformes Chlamydoselachidae Chlamydoselachus anguineusnative Frilled shark Frilletjieshaai 
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye  
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus atlanticusnative Atlantic greeneye  
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus punctatusnative Spotted greeneye  
Perciformes Carangidae Chloroscombrus chrysurusnative Atlantic bumper Atlantiese stamper 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Chorisochismus dentexnative Rocksucker  
Perciformes Sparidae Chrysoblephus laticepsnative Roman seabream Roman 
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus acuminatusnative Sad klipfish  
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus agilisnative Agile klipfish  
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus heterodonnative Westcoast klipfish  
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus rotundifronsnative Kelp klipfish  
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus superciliosusnative   
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus taurusnative Bull klipfish  
Perciformes Clinidae Clinus venustrisnative Speckled klipfish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus acanthigernative Surgeon grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus brauerinative Shovelnose grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus fasciatusnative Banded whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus karreraenative Karrer's whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus matamuanative Mahia whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus pollinative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus simorhynchusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Congiopodus spinifernative Spinenose horsefish Stekelneus-perdvis 
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Congiopodus torvusnative Smooth horsefish Gladde perdvis 
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish Pompano-dorade 
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish Dorade 
Rajiformes Rajidae Cruriraja hulleyinative   
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil  
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps baxterinative Black fathead  
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps caeruleusnative Blue fathead  
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps capensisnative Cape fathead  
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps pauciradiatusnative Bigeye cigarfish  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pallidanative Tan bristlemouth  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus capensisnative Sand tonguefish Sand-tongvis 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus zanzibarensisnative Zanzibar tonguesole Rooigespikkelde tongvis 
Zeiformes Parazenidae Cyttopsis roseanative Rosy dory  
Zeiformes Cyttidae Cyttus traversinative King dory  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis chrysonotanative Blue stingray Blou pylstert 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis marmoratanative Marbled stingray Pylstert 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania calceanative Birdbeak dogfish  
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania profundorumnative Arrowhead dogfish  
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania quadrispinosanative Longsnout dogfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus punctatusnative Round scad Ronde skad 
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex barnardinative Barnard's dentex  
Perciformes Sparidae Dentex macrophthalmusnative Large-eye dentex Grootoog-denteks 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Desmodema polystictumnative Polka-dot ribbonfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus anderseninative Andersen's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus diadematusnative Crown lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus dumeriliinative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus effulgensnative Headlight fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus fragilisnative Fragile lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus hudsoninative Hudson's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus meadinative Mead's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus mollisnative Soft lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus ostenfeldinative Ostenfeld's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus taaninginative Slopewater lanternfish  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus atlanticusnative Atlantic batfish  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus tremendusnative   
Perciformes Dichistiidae Dichistius capensisnative Galjoen Galjoen 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Dicologlossa cuneatanative Wedge sole Tongvis 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Dicrolene intronigernative Digitate cusk eel Digitate cusk eel 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Dicrolene pallidusendemic   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diogenichthys atlanticusnative Longfin lanternfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus capensisnative Cape white seabream Kolstert 
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus cervinusnative Zebra seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Diplodus vulgarisnative Common two-banded seabream  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos taenianative Pacific portholefish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar  
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus doutreinative Violet skate Rog 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus pullopunctatusnative Slime skate Rog 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus springerinative Roughbelly skate Rog 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmichthys parininative Parin's spinyfish Parin's spiny fin 
Perciformes Eleotridae Dormitator lebretonisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Ebinania costaecanariaenative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Echelus pachyrhynchusnative   
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark Braamhaai 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Echiostoma barbatumnative Threadfin dragonfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Eckloniaichthys scylliorhinicepsnative Weedsucker  
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Ectreposebastes imusnative Midwater scorpionfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish  
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris senegalensisnative   
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris vittatanative   
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops lacertanative West African ladyfish  
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Emmelichthys nitidus nitidusnative Cape bonnetmouth Suidelike rondloper 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis capensisnative Southern African anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis encrasicolusnative European anchovy Ansjovis 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus constanciaenative   
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus denticulatusnative Pencil cardinal  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus pandionisnative Bigeye  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus robustusnative Robust cardinalfish  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish Teleskoop-kardinaal 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus marginatusnative Dusky grouper Geelpens-klipkabeljou 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus hexatremanative Sixgill hagfish Seskief-slymslang 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus gracilispinisnative Broadbanded lanternshark  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus pusillusnative Smooth lanternshark  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus sculptusnative Sculpted lanternshark  
Clupeiformes Dussumieriidae Etrumeus whiteheadinative Whitehead's round herring Rooi-oog-rondeharing 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias enbarbatusnative Barbate dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias filifernative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias obscurusnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias schmidtinative Schmidt's dragonfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus alletteratusnative Little tunny  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella melanodermanative Indian sabertooth  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Exocoetus volitansnative Tropical two-wing flyingfish Tropiese tweevlerk-vliëende vis 
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia petimbanative Red cornetfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Flagellostomias boureeinative Longbarb dragonfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella imberbisnative Beardless codling  
Siluriformes Ariidae Galeichthys aternative Black seacatfish  
Siluriformes Ariidae Galeichthys felicepsnative White barbel Wit seebaber 
Perciformes Polynemidae Galeoides decadactylusnative Lesser African threadfin Lesser African threadfin 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Galeorhinus galeusnative Tope shark Sopvinhaai 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus pollinative African sawtail catshark  
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel Slangmakriel 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Genypterus capensisnative Kingklip Koningklip 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Gephyroberyx darwiniinative Darwin's slimehead Darwin's slimehead 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gonichthys cocconative Cocco’s lanternfish  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Gonostoma denudatumnative   
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Grammicolepis brachiusculusnative Thorny tinselfish  
Ateleopodiformes Ateleopodidae Guentherus altivelanative Jellynose Highfin tadpole fish 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Gymnammodytes capensisnative Cape sandlance Kaapse sanddolk 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax afernative Dark moray  
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura altavelanative Spiny butterfly ray  
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura natalensisnative Butterfly ray Rem-vinderrog 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosaurus oveniinative   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Haploblepharus pictusnative Dark shyshark Donker skaamoog 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish Jacopewer 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Herwigia krefftinative Krefft's smooth-head  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Heteromycteris capensisnative Cape sole Kaapse tongvis 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Heteromycteris proboscideusnative True sole  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Heterophotus ophistomanative Wingfin snaggletooth  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Hexanchus griseusnative Bluntnose sixgill shark Seskiefhaai 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus groenlandicusnative Atlantic footballfish  
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus paucifilosusnative   
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys rondeletiinative Black wing flyingfish Subtropies vliëende vis 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Holohalaelurus reganinative Izak catshark Izak 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia anomalanative Bighead searsid  
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy Atlantischer sägebauch 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus cadenatinative Black slimehead Swart slymkop 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean slimehead Mittelmeer-Kaiserbarsch 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus melanopusnative Smallscale slimehead Smallscale slimehead 
Perciformes Howellidae Howella sherborninative Sherborn's pelagic bass  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus mirabilisnative Large-eyed rabbitfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hygomiinative Bermuda lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum reinhardtiinative Reinhardt's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum taaninginative Tåning’s lanternfish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus italicusnative Glasshead grenadier  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Hyperoglyphe pringleinative Black butterfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus atlanticusnative Black dragonfish  
Ateleopodiformes Ateleopodidae Ijimaia loppeinative Loppe's tadpole fish Loppe's tadpole fish 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Ipnops agassiziinative Grideye fish  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus albicansnative Atlantic sailfish  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish Seilvis 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako Kortvin-mako 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Kajikia albidanative Atlantic white marlin Wit marlyn 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Kaperangus microlepisnative Thinlip splitfin  
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna Echter Bonito 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Kuronezumia leonisnative Snubnose whiptail  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria diaphananative Roundbelly cowfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Lagocephalus laevigatusnative Smooth puffer Blaasop 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Lagocephalus lagocephalusnative Oceanic puffer Opesee-blaasop 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena chavesinative Chaves' lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena deanative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena pontifexnative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctodes hectorisnative Hector's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus alatusnative Winged lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus australisnative Southern lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus festivusnative Festive lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus intricariusnative Diamondcheek lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus lepidolychnusnative Mermaid lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus pusillusnative Pygmy lanternfish  
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah Gespikkelde opah 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Lamprogrammus exutusnative Legless cuskeel  
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion capensisnative   
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar Skolier 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lepidophanes gaussinative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lepidophanes guentherinative Günther’s lanternfish  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus caudatusnative Silver scabbardfish Bottersnoek 
Carcharhiniformes Leptochariidae Leptocharias smithiinative Barbeled houndshark  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Leptoderma macropsnative Grenadier smooth-head  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias longibarbanative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidium atlanticumnative Atlantic barracudina  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestrolepis intermedianative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Lesueurigobius sanzinative Sanzo's goby  
Rajiformes Rajidae Leucoraja wallaceinative Yellowspotted skate Witpoeding-rog 
Perciformes Carangidae Lichia amianative Leerfish Leervis 
Perciformes Sparidae Lithognathus auretinative West coast seabream Weskus-steenbras 
Perciformes Sparidae Lithognathus lithognathusnative White steenbras Witsteenbras 
Perciformes Sparidae Lithognathus mormyrusnative Sand steenbras Sandsteenbras 
Perciformes Sparidae Lithognathus olivierinative Steenbras Steenbras 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia dofleininative Dofleini's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia gemellariinative Cocco's lantern fish  
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius vaillantinative Shortspine African angler Monnik 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius vomerinusnative Devil anglerfish Monnik 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Lucigadus orinative Bronze whiptail  
Perciformes Luvaridae Luvarus imperialisnative Luvar  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes terraenovaenative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis affinisnative   
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Macroramphosus scolopaxnative Longspine snipefish Slank snipvis 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Makaira nigricansnative Blue marlin Blou marlyn 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus laevisnative Softhead grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus occidentalisnative Western softhead grenadier  
Rajiformes Rajidae Malacoraja spinacidermisnative Soft skate Ruwevel-rog 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia acuticepsnative Sharpsnout tubeshoulder  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia microlepisnative Smallscale searsid  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus walvisensisnative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes eulepisnative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes hubbsinative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes simusnative Ridgehead  
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus johnsoniinative Humpback anglerfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias bartonbeaninative Scaleless black dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias nigernative Fangtooth dragonfish  
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius capensisnative Shallow-water Cape hake Vlakwater-stokvis 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius paradoxusnative Deep-water Cape hake Diepwater-stokvis 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius pollinative Benguela hake Stokvis 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola molanative Ocean sunfish  
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Monacoa grimaldiinative Mirrorbelly  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Monolene microstomanative Smallmouth moonflounder  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet Platkopharder 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil curemanative White mullet  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Muraena melanotisnative   
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Muraena robustanative Stout moray  
Perciformes Clinidae Muraenoclinus dorsalisnative Nosestripe klipfish  
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus mustelusnative Smooth-hound Hondhaai 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus palumbesnative Whitespotted smooth-hound Witkol-houndhaai 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum nitidulumnative Pearly lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum phengodesnative Bright lanternfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Myliobatis aquilanative Common eagle ray Arendrog 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Mystriophis rostellatusnative African spoon-nose eel Weskus-slangpaling 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine capensisnative Cape hagfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium cuprariumnative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium lineatumnative   
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia teneranative   
Torpediniformes Narkidae Narke capensisnative Onefin electric ray Eenvin-drilvis 
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Perciformes Gobiidae Nematogobius maindroninative   
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  
Albuliformes Albulidae Nemoossis bellocinative Longfin bonefish Langvin-beenvis 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Neocyttus rhomboidalisnative Spiky oreo  
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Neoharriotta pinnatanative Sicklefin chimaera Sicklefin chimaera 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Neomerinthe folgorinative Folger's scorpionfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes capensisnative Cape snaggletooth  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes microcephalusnative Smallhead snaggletooth  
Rajiformes Rajidae Neoraja stehmanninative African pygmy skate  
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus macrolepidotusnative Large-scaled lantern fish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish  
Anguilliformes Derichthyidae Nessorhamphus ingolfianusnative Duckbill oceanic eel  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia brevibarbatanative Shortbeard grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia micronychodonnative Smalltooth grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia millerinative Miller's grenadier  
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus sexspinisnative Spiny-back eel  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Notopogon macrosolennative Longsnout bellowfish Langsnoet-blaasbalkvis 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Notorynchus cepedianusnative Broadnose sevengill shark Koeihaai 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus caudispinosusnative Lobisomem  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Odontostomias micropogonnative   
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Odontostomops normalopsnative Undistinguished sabretooth  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophichthus serpentinusnative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophisurus serpensnative Serpent eel Sandslangetjie 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Opostomias micripnusnative Obese dragonfish  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pachycara crassicepsnative   
Perciformes Sparidae Pachymetopon blochiinative Hottentot seabream Hottentot 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Pachystomias microdonnative Smalltooth dragonfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Pagrus auriganative Redbanded seabream Rötgebänderte Meerbrasse 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius cornutusnative   
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius pilicornisnative Ringneck blenny  
Perciformes Callionymidae Paracallionymus costatusnative Ladder dragonet Leer-drakie 
Perciformes Gempylidae Paradiplospinus gracilisnative Slender escolar  
Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae Paragaleus pectoralisnative Atlantic weasel shark Atlantiese weselhaai 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis australisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis copei wilsoninative   
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Parasudis fraserbrunnerinative   
Perciformes Clinidae Pavoclinus pavonative Peacock klipfish  
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion cataphractumnative African armoured searobin  
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Perulibatrachus elminensisnative Guinean toadfish Guinese-platannavis 
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Perulibatrachus rossignolinative Rossignol's toadfish Weskus-platannavis 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Phosichthys argenteusnative Silver lightfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes brauerinative Brauer's dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes margaritanative   
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus capensisnative   
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Plagiogeneion rubiginosumnative Rubyfish  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus mediterraneusnative Rubberlip grunt  
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Pleuroscopus pseudodorsalisnative Scaly stargazer  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus pollinative Round hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Polymetme corythaeolanative Rendezvous fish  
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish Wrakvis 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys jubelininative Sompat grunt Atlantiese gespikkelde knorder 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys olivaceusnative Olive grunt Varkie 
Perciformes Pomatomidae Pomatomus saltatrixnative Bluefish Elf 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pontinus ledanative Speckled deepwater scorpionfish Gespikkelde diepwater skerpioenvis 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus arenatusnative Atlantic bigeye  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark Blouhaai 
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinatanative Smalltooth sawfish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Promethichthys prometheusnative Roudi escolar  
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes arafurensisnative Banded driftfish  
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes pellucidusnative Bluefin driftfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Pseudocaranx dentexnative White trevally  
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Pseudocyttus maculatusnative Smooth oreo dory  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pseudotolithus senegalensisnative Cassava croaker  
Perciformes Sparidae Pterogymnus laniariusnative Panga seabream Panga 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pteroplatytrygon violaceanative Pelagic stingray Pelagiese pylstert 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Pteroscion pelinative Boe drum Boe-Umberfisch 
Perciformes Rachycentridae Rachycentron canadumnative Cobia Kobia 
Lampriformes Radiicephalidae Radiicephalus elongatusnative Tapertail  
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja clavatanative Thornback ray Doringrug-rog 
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja miraletusnative Brown ray Tweeoog-rog 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella barnardinative Bigthorn skate Skate 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella caudaspinosanative Munchskin skate Rog 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella dissimilisnative Ghost skate  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella leopardanative Leopard skate Rog 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella ravidulanative Smoothback skate Rog 
Lampriformes Regalecidae Regalecus glesnenative King of herrings  
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora brachypteranative Spearfish remora  
Perciformes Sparidae Rhabdosargus globicepsnative White stumpnose Witstompneus 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Rhadinesthes decimusnative Slender snaggletooth  
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Rhinecanthus aculeatusnative White-banded triggerfish  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Rhinobatos irvineinative Spineback guitarfish  
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera atlanticanative Straightnose rabbitfish  
Rajiformes Rajidae Rostroraja albanative White skate Spiesneus 
Perciformes Gempylidae Ruvettus pretiosusnative Oilfish Olievis 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Sagamichthys schnakenbeckinative Schnakenbeck's searsid  
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda sardanative Atlantic bonito Atlantiese bonito 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella auritanative Round sardinella Goue sardinelle 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella maderensisnative Madeiran sardinella Madeiran sardinelle 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinops sagaxnative South American pilchard Suid-Afrikaanse pelser 
Perciformes Sparidae Sarpa salpanative Salema Strepie 
Perciformes Blenniidae Scartella emarginatanative Maned blenny  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus huttoninative New Zealand ruffe  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus pemarconative Pemarco blackfish  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus velaininative Violet warehou Swart bottervis 
Beloniformes Scomberesocidae Scomberesox scombroidesnative King gar Saurie 
Beloniformes Scomberesocidae Scomberesox simulansnative Dwarf saury Dwerg-saurie 
Perciformes Scombrolabracidae Scombrolabrax heterolepisnative Longfin escolar  
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus analisnative Short fin pearleye  
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus guentherinative Staring pearleye  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Scopelopsis multipunctatusnative Multispotted lanternfish  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus meadinative Blackring waryfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena elongatanative Slender rockfish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus capensisnative Yellowspotted catshark Geelspikkel-kathaai 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Selachophidium guentherinative Barbed brotula  
Perciformes Carangidae Selene dorsalisnative African moonfish Afkykvis 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola lalandinative Yellowtail amberjack Australische 
Perciformes Serranidae Serranus cabrillanative Comber Kammer 
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Setarches guentherinative Channeled rockfish  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops bathyphilusnative Spark anglemouth  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Spectrunculus grandisnative Pudgy cuskeel  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides pachygasternative Blunthead puffer  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena afranative Guinean barracuda Guinese-barrakuda 
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewininative Scalloped hammerhead  
Perciformes Sparidae Spondyliosoma cantharusnative Black seabream  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish Spikkel-penhaai 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus margaretsmithaenative Smith’s dogfish shark  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus megalopsnative Shortnose spurdog Stompneus-penhaai 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog Langneus-penhaai 
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina aculeatanative Sawback angelshark Engelhaai 
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina oculatanative Smoothback angelshark Engelhaai 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx pseudobscuranative Highlight hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias lampropeltisnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias longibarbatusnative Longbarb scaly dragonfish  
Perciformes Stromateidae Stromateus fiatolanative Blue butterfish Blou bottervis 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Sudis hyalinanative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Sufflogobius bibarbatusnative Pelagic goby Pelagiese dikkop 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Syacium guineensisnative Papillose flounder  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus boopsnative Bogue lanternfish  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus normaninative Norman's tonguesole  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus kaupiinative Kaup's arrowtooth eel  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Syngnathus acusnative Greater pipefish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys bathyphilusnative Deepwater lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys minimusnative Waistcoat lanternfish  
Perciformes Bramidae Taractes rubescensnative Pomfret  
Perciformes Bramidae Taractichthys longipinnisnative Big-scale pomfret Grootskub-pomfret 
Perciformes Tetragonuridae Tetragonurus atlanticusnative Bigeye squaretail Grootoog-stompstert 
Perciformes Tetragonuridae Tetragonurus cuvierinative Smalleye squaretail Kleinoog-stompstert 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus pfluegerinative Longbill spearfish Langbek-speervis 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce cowleyinative Cowley’s torpedo ray  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce nobiliananative Electric ray Atlantiese drilvis 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore Albakoor 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna Geelvin-tuna 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna Grootoog-tuna 
Perciformes Gempylidae Thyrsites atunnative Snoek Snoek 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo marmoratanative Marbled electric ray  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Trachinocephalus myopsnative Snakefish Beskilderde-akkedisvis 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus trachypterusnative Mediterranean dealfish Rondswerwer-lintvis 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus capensisnative Cape horse mackerel Maasbanker 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus trachurusnative Atlantic horse mackerel  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus trecaenative Cunene horse mackerel Cunene-Bastardmakrele 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus scabrusnative Roughsnout grenadier  
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Trachyscorpia eschmeyerinative Cape rockfish Kaapse skerpioenvis 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Triakis megalopterusnative Sharptooth houndshark Gespikkelde sloothaai 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturusnative Largehead hairtail Haarstert 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Trigla lyranative Piper gurnard Lier-knorhaan 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Triplophos heminginative   
Gadiformes Moridae Tripterophycis gilchristinative Grenadier cod  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina canariensisnative Canary drum Baardman 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus tripunctulatusnative Constellationfish  
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Venefica proboscideanative Whipsnout sorcerer  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria nimbarianative Oceanic lightfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head  
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Xenolepidichthys dalgleishinative Spotted tinselfish  
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish Schwertfisch 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Yarrella blackfordinative   
Squaliformes Somniosidae Zameus squamulosusnative Velvet dogfish  
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis conchifernative Silvery John dory Beukelaar-dorie 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus capensisnative Cape dory Kaapse dorie 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory Jandorie 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu cristatusnative Scalloped ribbonfish Scalloped ribbonfish 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu elongatusnative Taper-tail ribbonfish  
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