List of Deep-water Fishes reported from Viet Nam
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Table 1: 58 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 2 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 60 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 58 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name Habitat Depth (m)
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Acanthonus armatusnative Bony-eared assfish Cá Chồn gai bathypelagic1171 - 4415 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Acropoma japonicumnative Glowbelly Cá phát sáng Nhật bản bathypelagic100 - 500 
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia rubescensnative Indo-Pacific boarfish Cá Thoi đỏ benthopelagic50 - 750 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus microphthalmusnative Smalleye scabbardfish  benthopelagic810 - 1022 
Scorpaeniformes Apistidae Apistus carinatusnative Ocellated waspfish  demersal14 - 60 
Ateleopodiformes Ateleopodidae Ateleopus japonicusnative Pacific jellynose fish Cá A-tê-lê-ốp Nhật bản bathydemersal140 - 600 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Atrobucca nibenative Blackmouth croaker Cá Đù bạc mõm đen demersal45 - 200 
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops platyrhynchusnative Natal duckbill  bathydemersal200 - 549 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus tenuisnative Slender frostfish  benthopelagic200 - 850 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus tuckerinative Tucker's frostfish  benthopelagic500 - 790 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema pterotumnative Skinnycheek lanternfish  benthopelagic10 - 300 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus hemiodonnative Pondicherry shark Cá Nhám demersal 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  bathydemersal50 - 1440 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Cephaloscyllium fasciatumnative Reticulated swellshark  reef-associated205 - 450 
Perciformes Champsodontidae Champsodon capensisnative Gaper  bathypelagic64 - 552 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish Cá Răng lòi bathypelagic200 - 4700 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera phantasmanative Silver chimaera Cá chime bathydemersal90 - 540 
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye Cá Mắt xanh bathydemersal50 - 1000 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus kurroidesnative Redtail scad Cá Nục đỏ reef-associated100 - 300 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmoides veriginaenative   bathypelagic340 - 1300 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus macropsnative Luminous deepsea cardinalfish  bathydemersal550 - 1300 
Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae Eridacnis radcliffeinative Pygmy ribbontail catshark Cá Ngéo bathydemersal71 - 766 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  reef-associated45 - 400 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus lucifernative Blackbelly lanternshark Cá Nhám nâu benthopelagic150 - 1250 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus eastmaninative Gecko catshark Cá Nhám đuôi gai bathydemersal 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel Cá Thu rắn pelagic-oceanic 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Halaelurus boesemaninative Speckled catshark Cá Nhám  demersal37 - 250 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus kellogginative Great seahorse Cá Ngựa thân trắng bathydemersal 
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Histiopterus typusnative Sailfin armourhead  reef-associated40 - 421 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Hoplobrotula armatanative Armoured cusk  bathydemersal200 - 350 
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Inegocia japonicanative Japanese flathead Cá Chai Nhật Bản demersal7 - 85 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lipocheilus carnolabrumnative Tang's snapper  demersal90 - 340 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola Cá Nóc đuôi nhọn bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum aurolaternatumnative Golden lanternfish Cá Phát sáng bathypelagic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites unimaculatusnative Onespot cusk  benthopelagic110 - 567 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Ostichthys kaianusnative Deepwater soldierfish Cá Sơn găng  bathydemersal182 - 640 
Anguilliformes Congridae Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchusnative   bathydemersal105 - 385 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Parascombrops philippinensisnative Sharptooth seabass  bathydemersal80 - 385 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Phenacoscorpius megalopsnative Noline scorpionfish  bathydemersal68 - 622 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus fitchinative Deepsea bigeye  demersal150 - 400 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides auricillanative Goldflag jobfish  benthopelagic90 - 360 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides filamentosusnative Crimson jobfish Cá Đổng vây sợi benthopelagic40 - 400 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides sieboldiinative Lavender jobfish  benthopelagic100 - 360 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla hemistictanative Blackspotted gurnard Cá Chào mào xương mai dài demersal10 - 420 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla multiocellatanative Antrorse spined gurnard  bathydemersal178 - 379 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Saccogaster tuberculatanative Bagbelly cusk  bathydemersal440 - 850 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Satyrichthys rieffelinative Spotted armoured-gurnard Cá Chai râu vàng demersal65 - 600 
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Sorsogona tuberculatanative Tuberculated flathead Cá Chai bướu demersal9 - 80 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus japonicusnative Japanese spurdog Cá Nhám dẹp Nhật ản bathydemersal150 - 300 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog Cá Nhám góc mõm dài benthopelagic29 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus evermanninative Evermann's lantern fish Cá Phát sáng ê - ve bathypelagic100 - 500 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Synagrops japonicusnative Blackmouth splitfin  benthopelagic50 - 1000 
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus altivelisnative Highfin bigeye dragonet Cá Đàn lia gai xuôi demersal70 - 600 
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis uraspisnative Whitemouth jack Cá Hiếu reef-associated20 - 130 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Ventrifossa divergensnative Plainfin grenadier  bathydemersal183 - 772 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Ventrifossa sazonovinative Dark smiling whiptail  bathydemersal420 - 886 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Wattsia mossambicanative Mozambique large-eye bream  reef-associated100 - 200 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis nebulosanative Mirror dory Cá Dây gương benthopelagic30 - 800 
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