List of Marine Fishes reported from Tanzania (United Republic of)
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Table 1: 950 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: 8 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1004 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 950 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish Kikande 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Ablabys binotatusnative Redskinfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Mkule 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sparoidesnative False-eye sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Nguru-maskati 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdanative Goldsilk seabream Kungu 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus catenulanative Bridled seabream  
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops indicusnative Scottie  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Kangaja 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucosternonnative Powderblue surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Kangaja 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus tennentiinative Doubleband surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius caninusnative Tropical sand goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius nebulosusnative Shadow goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius simplexnative Bagamoyo goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius viridipunctatusnative Spotted green goby  
Perciformes Acropomatidae Acropoma japonicumnative Glowbelly  
Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae Acroteriobatus zanzibarensisnative Zanzibar guitarfish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus punctulatusnative Speckled shrimpfish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus strigatusnative Razorfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper Chewa 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray Pungu pijo 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinusnative Bull ray  
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia affinisnative Gilbert's halosaurid fish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Jogoo 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Papa kinengwe 
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus kirkiinative Kirk's blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis ambassisnative Commerson's glassy  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalusnative Bald glassy  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis natalensisnative Slender glassy  
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenianative Banded-tail glassy perchlet  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris delicatulusnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris periophthalmanative Periophthalma prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella Dagaa-damu 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon leucogasternative Yellowbelly damselfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius albimaculatusnative Butterfly goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius sewardiinative   
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion akallopisosnative Skunk clownfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion allardinative Twobar anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses lineatusnative Lined wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses meleagridesnative Spotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses twistiinative Yellowbreasted wrasse  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolornative Indonesian shortfin eel Mkunga 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla labiatanative African mottled eel Mkunga 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla mossambicanative African longfin eel Mkunga 
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Anisochromis kenyaenative Annie  
Perciformes Blenniidae Antennablennius variopunctatusnative Orangedotted blenny  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius hispidusnative Shaggy angler  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius pictusnative Painted frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius striatusnative Striated frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus coccineusnative Scarlet frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus dorehensisnative New Guinean frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia indicanative   
Perciformes Serranidae Anyperodon leucogrammicusnative Slender grouper Tewa 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish Sare-sare 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogonichthyoides taeniatusnative Twobelt cardinal  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogonichthys perdixnative Perdix cardinalfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Apolemichthys trimaculatusnative Threespot angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Aporops bilinearisnative Blotched podge  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish Changu fimbo 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Apsilus fuscusnative African forktail snapper  
Perciformes Sparidae Argyrops filamentosusnative Soldierbream Nyapinga 
Perciformes Sparidae Argyrops spinifernative King soldier bream Nyapinga 
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma indicumnative Indian driftfish  
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma parininative Parin's ariomma  
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius venosusnative Veined catfish Hongwe 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus dalgleishinative East coast flounder  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron hispidusnative White-spotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron immaculatusnative Immaculate puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron meleagrisnative Guineafowl puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron nigropunctatusnative Blackspotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron stellatusnative Stellate puffer  
Perciformes Blenniidae Aspidontus tractusnative   
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Asterorhombus intermediusnative Intermediate flounder  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus lacunosusnative Wide-banded hardyhead silverside Dagaa 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherinomorus pinguisnative Narrow-banded hardyhead silverside  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherion africanumnative Pricklenose silverside Kuzi 
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthodidae Atrophacanthus japonicusnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad Kibua 
Syngnathiformes Aulostomidae Aulostomus chinensisnative Chinese trumpetfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Aurigequula fasciatanative Striped ponyfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna Sehewa 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistapus undulatusnative Orange-lined triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistoides conspicillumnative Clown triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Balistoides viridescensnative Titan triggerfish  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Barbourichthys zanzibaricusnative Zanzibar sole  
Perciformes Callionymidae Bathycallionymus kaianusnative Kai Island deepwater dragonet  
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathytyphlops sewellinative   
Perciformes Serranidae Belonoperca chabanaudinative Arrowhead soapfish  
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops nematopterusnative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema pterotumnative Skinnycheek lanternfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella chrysospilosnative Red-spotted blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella cyanostigmanative Striped rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella gibbifronsnative Hump-headed blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniella periophthalmusnative Blue-dashed rockskipper  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus anthioidesnative Lyretail hogfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus axillarisnative Axilspot hogfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus bilunulatusnative Tarry hogfish Pono 
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus diananative Diana's hogfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus leucosticticusnative Lined hogfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Bolbometopon muricatumnative Green humphead parrotfish Pono 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus myriasternative Indo-Pacific oval flounder Wayo 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus pantherinusnative Leopard flounder Gayo-gayo 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Brachysomophis crocodilinusnative Crocodile snake eel  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Brotula multibarbatanative Goatsbeard brotula  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Bryx analicarensnative Pink pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Bulbonaricus bruceinative   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Bythaelurus tenuicephalusnative Narrowhead catshark Narrowhead catshark 
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio caerulaureanative Blue and gold fusilier Kibua 
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio lunarisnative Lunar fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio teresnative Yellow and blueback fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio varilineatanative Variable-lined fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio xanthalytosnative Goldsash fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Caesio xanthonotanative Yellowback fusilier Kibua 
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus africanusnative African deepwater dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus filamentosusnative Blotchfin dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus marleyinative Sand dragonet  
Perciformes Gobiidae Callogobius bifasciatusnative Doublebar goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Callogobius plumatusnative Feather goby  
Perciformes Plesiopidae Calloplesiops altivelisnative Comet  
Perciformes Scaridae Calotomus carolinusnative Carolines parrotfish Pono 
Perciformes Scaridae Calotomus spinidensnative Spinytooth parrotfish  
Perciformes Eleotridae Calumia godeffroyinative Tailface sleeper  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines dumeriliinative Whitespotted filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines fronticinctusnative Spectacled filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines pardalisnative Honeycomb filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster bennettinative Bennett's sharpnose puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster janthinopteranative Honeycomb toby  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster smithaenative Bicolored toby  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster solandrinative Spotted sharpnose  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster tylerinative Tyler's toby  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster valentininative Valentin's sharpnose puffer  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides armatusnative Longfin trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides chrysophrysnative Longnose trevally Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides coeruleopinnatusnative Coastal trevally Kole-kole 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides dinemanative Shadow trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides ferdaunative Blue trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides fulvoguttatusnative Yellowspotted trevally Karambizi 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides gymnostethusnative Bludger  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides malabaricusnative Malabar trevally Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides oblongusnative Coachwhip trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides orthogrammusnative Island trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx heberinative Blacktip trevally Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally Karambazi 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx papuensisnative Brassy trevally Karambazi 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally Karambazi 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx tillenative Tille trevally Karambizi 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus albimarginatusnative Silvertip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchosnative Blacktail reef shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus falciformisnative Silky shark Papa 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus humaninative Human’s whaler shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucasnative Bull shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatusnative Blacktip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus maclotinative Hardnose shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus plumbeusnative Sandbar shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sealeinative Blackspot shark  
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias taurusnative Sand tiger shark  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge acanthopsnative Orangeback angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge bicolornative Bicolor angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge bispinosanative Twospined angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge multispinisnative Dusky angelfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis argusnative Peacock hind Chewa 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis boenaknative Chocolate hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis leopardusnative Leopard hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis miniatanative Coral hind Chewa (moshi) 
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis sexmaculatanative Sixblotch hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis sonneratinative Tomato hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis spiloparaeanative Strawberry hind  
Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis urodetanative Darkfin hind  
Perciformes Scaridae Cetoscarus ocellatusnative Spotted parrotfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon auriganative Threadfin butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon bennettinative Bluelashed butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon blackburniinative Brownburnie  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon dolosusnative African butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon falculanative Blackwedged butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon guttatissimusnative Peppered butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon kleiniinative Sunburst butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon leucopleuranative Somali butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon lineolatusnative Lined butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon lunulanative Raccoon butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon madagaskariensisnative Seychelles butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon melannotusnative Blackback butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon meyerinative Scrawled butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon trifascialisnative Chevron butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon trifasciatusnative Melon butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon ulietensisnative Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon unimaculatusnative Teardrop butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon vagabundusnative Vagabond butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon xanthocephalusnative Yellowhead butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon zanzibarensisnative Zanzibar butterflyfish  
Perciformes Champsodontidae Champsodon capensisnative Gaper  
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish Mwatiko 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Chascanopsetta lugubrisnative Pelican flounder Wayo 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax penicillatusnative Pencil coffinfish  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus chlorourusnative Floral wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus fasciatusnative Redbreasted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus oxycephalusnative Snooty wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus trilobatusnative Tripletail wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilinus undulatusnative Humphead wrasse Ponomchriwi 
Perciformes Labridae Cheilio inermisnative Cigar wrasse Mgema 
Perciformes Apogonidae Cheilodipterus arabicusnative Tiger cardinal  
Perciformes Apogonidae Cheilodipterus artusnative Wolf cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Cheilodipterus macrodonnative Large toothed cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Cheilodipterus quinquelineatusnative Five-lined cardinalfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon abeinative Abe's flyingfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Cheimerius nufarnative Santer seabream  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Chelonodon laticepsnative Bluespotted blaasop  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Chelonodon patocanative Milkspotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Chilomycterus reticulatusnative Spotfin burrfish  
Clupeiformes Chirocentridae Chirocentrus dorabnative Dorab wolf-herring Mkonge 
Clupeiformes Chirocentridae Chirocentrus nudusnative Whitefin wolf-herring  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Chlidichthys bibulusnative Nosey dottyback  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Chlidichthys johnvoelckerinative Cerise dottyback  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Chlidichthys pembaenative   
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye  
Perciformes Scaridae Chlorurus atrilunulanative Bluemoon parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Chlorurus cyanescensnative Blue humphead parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Chlorurus sordidusnative Daisy parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Chlorurus strongylocephalusnative Steephead parrotfish  
Perciformes Labridae Choerodon gymnogenysnative   
Perciformes Labridae Choerodon robustusnative Robust tuskfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis agilisnative Agile chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis fieldinative Two-tone Chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis lepidolepisnative Scaly chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis nigruranative Blacktail chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis opercularisnative Doublebar chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis pembaenative Pemba chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis ternatensisnative Ternate chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis viridisnative Blue green damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis weberinative Weber's chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis woodsinative Wood's chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis xuthanative Buff chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera annulatanative Footballer demoiselle  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera biocellatanative Twinspot damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera unimaculatanative Onespot demoiselle  
Perciformes Labridae Cirrhilabrus exquisitusnative Exquisite wrasse  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Cirrhimuraena playfairiinative   
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitichthys oxycephalusnative Coral hawkfish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus pinnulatusnative Stocky hawkfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes auritusnative Blackflap blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes castaneusnative Chestnut eyelash-blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes polyzonanative   
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes quagganative Squiggly blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes stigmaticusnative Red-streaked blenny  
Pleuronectiformes Citharidae Citharoides macrolepisnative Twospot largescale flounder  
Scorpaeniformes Aploactinidae Cocotropus monacanthusnative Roughskin scorpionfish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus argentatusnative Silver whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus denticulatusnative Filesnout grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus melanosagmatusnative   
Anguilliformes Colocongridae Coloconger ranicepsnative Froghead eel  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger Mkunga 
Perciformes Labridae Coris aygulanative Clown coris Pono 
Perciformes Labridae Coris caudimaculanative Spottail coris  
Perciformes Labridae Coris cuvierinative   
Perciformes Labridae Coris formosanative Queen coris  
Perciformes Gobiidae Coryogalops anomolusnative Anomolous goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Coryogalops sordidanative Epaulette goby  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish Fulusi 
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Corythoichthys flavofasciatusnative Network pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Corythoichthys schultzinative Schultz's pipefish  
Perciformes Sparidae Crenidens crenidensnative Karanteen seabream  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil buchananinative Bluetail mullet Mkizi 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil crenilabisnative Fringelip mullet Mkizi 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Crenimugil sehelinative Bluespot mullet Mkizi 
Rajiformes Rajidae Cruriraja andamanicanative Andaman leg skate  
Perciformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus cryptocentrusnative Ninebar prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus fasciatusnative Y-bar shrimp goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Cryptocentrus lutherinative Luther's prawn-goby  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus binotatusnative Twospot surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus striatusnative Striated surgeonfish Kangaja 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Ctenochaetus truncatusnative Indian gold-ring bristle-tooth  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Cyclichthys orbicularisnative Birdbeak burrfish Bunju 
Perciformes Labridae Cymolutes praetextatusnative Knife razorfish  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus acaudatusnative Natal tongue-fish  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus durbanensisnative Durban tonguesole  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus lachnerinative Lachner's tonguesole Wayo 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Cynoglossus zanzibarensisnative Zanzibar tonguesole Gala-gala 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cyprinocirrhites polyactisnative Swallowtail hawkfish  
Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Dactyloptena orientalisnative Oriental flying gurnard  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Dascyllus aruanusnative Whitetail dascyllus  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Dascyllus carneusnative Cloudy dascyllus  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Dascyllus trimaculatusnative Threespot dascyllus  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus kurroidesnative Redtail scad Lungu 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macarellusnative Mackerel scad Lungu 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus macrosomanative Shortfin scad Simsimu 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus russellinative Indian scad Lungu 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Dendrochirus biocellatusnative Twospot turkeyfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Dendrochirus hemprichinative Red Sea dwarf lionfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Dermatolepis striolatanative Smooth grouper Chewa 
Perciformes Haemulidae Diagramma pictumnative Painted sweetlips Komba 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus knappinative   
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Dicrolene multifilisnative Slender brotula  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon hystrixnative Spot-fin porcupinefish  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon liturosusnative Black-blotched porcupinefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Doryrhamphus excisus excisusnative Bluestripe pipefish  
Perciformes Drepaneidae Drepane longimananative Concertina fish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Drombus triangularisnative Brown drombus  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Dysomma anguillarenative Shortbelly eel  
Perciformes Echeneidae Echeneis naucratesnative Live sharksucker Mbuzi-bahari 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Echidna nebulosanative Starry moray Mkunga 
Perciformes Blenniidae Ecsenius midasnative Persian blenny  
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Kiharua 
Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotris fuscanative Dusky sleeper  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Ellochelon vaigiensisnative Squaretail mullet Mkizi 
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops machnatanative Tenpounder Mkizi 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina devisinative Devis' anchovy Uono 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina heterolobanative Shorthead anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina intermedianative Shiner anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina punctifernative Buccaneer anchovy Dagaa-mcheli 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon grandisquamanative Largescale flounder  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Enneapterygius elegansnative Hourglass triplefin  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Enneapterygius fasciatusnative Banded triplefin  
Perciformes Labridae Epibulus insidiatornative Sling-jaw wrasse Pono 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus macropsnative Luminous deepsea cardinalfish  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus robustusnative Robust cardinalfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus areolatusnative Areolate grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus chabaudinative Moustache grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus chlorostigmanative Brownspotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus coeruleopunctatusnative Whitespotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus coioidesnative Orange-spotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus epistictusnative Dotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus fasciatusnative Blacktip grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus flavocaeruleusnative Blue-and-yellow grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus fuscoguttatusnative Brown-marbled grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus hexagonatusnative Starspotted grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus lanceolatusnative Giant grouper Chewa 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus longispinisnative Longspine grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus macrospilosnative Snubnose grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus malabaricusnative Malabar grouper Chewa (Ng'ombe) 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus merranative Honeycomb grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus miliarisnative Netfin grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus morrhuanative Comet grouper Chewa (Ng'ombe) 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus multinotatusnative White-blotched grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus ongusnative White-streaked grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus poecilonotusnative Dot-dash grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus polyphekadionnative Camouflage grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus rivulatusnative Halfmoon grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus spilotocepsnative Foursaddle grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus tauvinanative Greasy grouper Chewa (Ng'ombe) 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus tukulanative Potato grouper  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Equulites elongatusnative Slender ponyfish Tanda 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Equulites leuciscusnative Whipfin ponyfish Tanda 
Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae Eridacnis radcliffeinative Pygmy ribbontail catshark  
Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae Eridacnis sinuansnative African ribbontail catshark  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus sentosusnative Thorny lanternshark  
Clupeiformes Dussumieriidae Etrumeus wongratanainative   
Gasterosteiformes Pegasidae Eurypegasus draconisnative Short dragonfish  
Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus affinisnative Kawakawa Jodari 
Perciformes Blenniidae Exallias brevisnative Leopard blenny  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius reicheinative Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby Tropical sand goby 
Perciformes Apogonidae Fibramia thermalisnative Half-barred cardinal  
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia commersoniinative Bluespotted cornetfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Forcipiger flavissimusnative Longnose butterfly fish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Fusigobius longispinusnative Orange-spotted sand-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Fusigobius pallidusnative Pale sandgoby  
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella edelmanninative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Gadomus multifilisnative   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark Amzani 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Gazza minutanative Toothpony Kotwe 
Perciformes Leiognathidae Gazza squamiventralisnative Scaled belly toothpony  
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres filamentosusnative Whipfin silver-biddy Chaa 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres longirostrisnative Strongspine silver-biddy Chaa 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres oblongusnative Slender silver-biddy Chaa 
Perciformes Gerreidae Gerres oyenanative Common silver-biddy Chaa 
Stephanoberyciformes Gibberichthyidae Gibberichthys latifronsnative   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gilchristella aestuarianative Gilchrist's round herring  
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giurisnative Tank goby  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Glyptophidium macropusnative   
Perciformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally Kolekole 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gnathodentex aureolineatusnative Striped large-eye bream  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gnatholepis anjerensisnative Eye-bar goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gnatholepis cauerensisnative Eyebar goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiodon citrinusnative Poison goby  
Perciformes Labridae Gomphosus caeruleusnative Green birdmouth wrasse  
Perciformes Serranidae Gracila albomarginatanative Masked grouper Chewa 
Perciformes Serranidae Grammistes sexlineatusnative Goldenstriped soapfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Grammistops ocellatusnative Ocellate soapfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Gymnapogon africanusnative Crystal cardinal  
Perciformes Caesionidae Gymnocaesio gymnopteranative Slender fusilier  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius elongatusnative Forktail large-eye bream  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Gymnocranius grandoculisnative Blue-lined large-eye bream Thangu-chaa 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnomuraena zebranative Zebra moray Mkunga 
Perciformes Scombridae Gymnosarda unicolornative Dogtooth tuna Jodary 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax favagineusnative Laced moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax flavimarginatusnative Yellow-edged moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax javanicusnative Giant moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax margaritophorusnative Blotch-necked moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax meleagrisnative Turkey moray Mkunga-chui 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax nudivomernative Yellowmouth moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax pictusnative Paintspotted moray Mkunga 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax undulatusnative Undulated moray  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres cosmetusnative Adorned wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres hortulanusnative Checkerboard wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres marginatusnative Dusky wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres nebulosusnative Nebulous wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres scapularisnative Zigzag wrasse  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Haliophis guttatusnative African eel blenny  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma alkamrnative   
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Helcogramma obtusirostrisnative Hotlips triplefin  
Perciformes Labridae Hemigymnus fasciatusnative Barred thicklip  
Perciformes Labridae Hemigymnus melapterusnative Blackeye thicklip Pono 
Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae Hemipristis elongatanative Snaggletooth shark Papa 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hemiramphus farnative Black-barred halfbeak Chuchunge 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hemiramphus lutkeinative Lutke's halfbeak Chuchunge 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Hemitaurichthys zosternative Brown-and-white butterflyfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus acuminatusnative Pennant coralfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus monocerosnative Masked bannerfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys punctatusnative Spotback herring Dagaa 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatusnative Bluestripe herring Dagaa-papa 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys spilurusnative Reunion herring Dagaa 
Perciformes Gobiidae Hetereleotris caminatanative Mourner  
Perciformes Gobiidae Hetereleotris zanzibarensisnative Goggle goby  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Hilsa keleenative Kelee shad Pawali 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Himantura tutulnative Fine-spotted leopard whipray  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Himantura uarnaknative Honeycomb stingray  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys cyanospilosnative Blue-spotted pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys heptagonusnative Belly pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys spicifernative Bellybarred pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus borboniensisnative Réunion seahorse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus camelopardalisnative Giraffe seahorse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus histrixnative Thorny seahorse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus kellogginative Great seahorse  
Perciformes Scaridae Hipposcarus haridnative Candelamoa parrotfish Pono 
Perciformes Labridae Hologymnosus annulatusnative Ring wrasse Pono 
Perciformes Labridae Hologymnosus doliatusnative Pastel ringwrasse  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Holohalaelurus melanostigmanative Crying Izak Crying Izak 
Scorpaeniformes Hoplichthyidae Hoplichthys acanthopleurusnative   
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean slimehead  
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus melanopusnative Smallscale slimehead  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus italicusnative Glasshead grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenogadus gracilisnative Slender membranehead  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Hypoatherina barnesinative Barnes' silverside Kuzi 
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Hypoatherina temminckiinative Samoan silverside Dagaa 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Hypogaleus hyugaensisnative Blacktip tope Papa 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus dussumierinative Dussumier's halfbeak Morani 
Scorpaeniformes Synanceiidae Inimicus filamentosusnative Two-stick stingfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius bellusnative Imspringer  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius dussumierinative Streaky rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius edentulusnative Rippled rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Istiblennius steindachnerinative   
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin Nduwalo 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish Mbassi 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako Papa nyamzani 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius dorsalisnative Small kob  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Kajikia audaxnative Striped marlin Salisuli 
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna Zunuba 
Perciformes Gobiidae Koumansetta hectorinative Hector's goby  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia mugilnative Barred flagtail  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestrisnative Rock flagtail  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus bigibbusnative Brown chub  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus cinerascensnative Blue sea chub Kimbulimbuli 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus vaigiensisnative Brassy chub  
Perciformes Labridae Labrichthys unilineatusnative Tubelip wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Labroides bicolornative Bicolor cleaner wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Labroides dimidiatusnative Bluestreak cleaner wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Labropsis xanthonotanative Yellowback tubelip  
Perciformes Lactariidae Lactarius lactariusnative False trevally  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria cornutanative Longhorn cowfish  
Coelacanthiformes Latimeriidae Latimeria chalumnaenative Coelacanth  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus berbisnative Berber ponyfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus equulusnative Common ponyfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus oblongusnative Oblong ponyfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Lepadichthys coccinotaenianative Eyestripe clingfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Lepidamia natalensisnative   
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Lepidotrigla faureinative Scalybreast gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Lepidotrigla multispinosanative Indian Ocean spiny gurnard  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Lepidotrigla spilopteranative Spotwing gurnard  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Lepidozygus tapeinosomanative Fusilier damselfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Leptoscarus vaigiensisnative Marbled parrotfish  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus borbonicusnative Snubnose emperor Changu 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus conchyliatusnative Redaxil emperor Changu 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus crocineusnative Yellowtail emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus erythracanthusnative Orange-spotted emperor Changu tuku-mwani 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus erythropterusnative Longfin emperor  
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus haraknative Thumbprint emperor Changu kole 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus lentjannative Pink ear emperor Changu n'jana 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus mahsenanative Sky emperor Changu 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus microdonnative Smalltooth emperor Changu n'domo 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus nebulosusnative Spangled emperor Changu m'zizi 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus obsoletusnative Orange-striped emperor Changu 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus olivaceusnative Longface emperor Changu mdomo 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus rubrioperculatusnative Spotcheek emperor Changu 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus variegatusnative Slender emperor Changu mdomo nyamvi 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Lethrinus xanthochilusnative Yellowlip emperor Changu n'doba 
Perciformes Serranidae Liopropoma africanumnative African basslet  
Perciformes Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensisnative Tripletail Kanda 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes mutilusnative Smooth angler  
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiomus setigerusnative Blackmouth angler  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Lophodiodon calorinative Four-bar porcupinefish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Loxodon macrorhinusnative Sliteye shark Papa 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus argentimaculatusnative Mangrove red snapper Chazanda 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus bengalensisnative Bengal snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus boharnative Two-spot red snapper Kungu 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus ehrenbergiinative Blackspot snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulviflammanative Dory snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulvusnative Blacktail snapper Changu 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus gibbusnative Humpback red snapper Haraki 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus johniinative John's snapper  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus kasmiranative Common bluestripe snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus lunulatusnative Lunartail snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus lutjanusnative Bigeye snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus monostigmanative One-spot snapper Changu-kibaba 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus rivulatusnative Blubberlip snapper Chali 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus russelliinative Russell's snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus sanguineusnative Humphead snapper Fuatundu 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus sebaenative Emperor red snapper Dumbwara 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus vittanative Brownstripe red snapper Janja 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Macolor nigernative Black and white snapper  
Perciformes Labridae Macropharyngodon bipartitusnative Rare wrasse  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Maculabatis ambiguanative Baraka"s whipray  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Makaira mazaranative Indo-Pacific blue marlin Nduwalo 
Perciformes Malacanthidae Malacanthus latovittatusnative Blue blanquillo  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus laevisnative Softhead grenadier  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Malthopsis bradburyaenative Bradbury’s triangular batfish Bradbury’s triangular batfish 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Marleyella bicoloratanative Comb flounder  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Mataeocephalus acipenserinusnative Sturgeon grenadier  
Perciformes Carangidae Megalaspis cordylanative Torpedo scad Kibua-ngori 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoidesnative Indo-Pacific tarpon Cheche 
Perciformes Blenniidae Meiacanthus mossambicusnative Mozambique fangblenny  
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus johnsoniinative Humpback anglerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Melichthys indicusnative Indian triggerfish  
Perciformes Menidae Mene maculatanative Moonfish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurusnative Short-tailed pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis fluviatilisnative Freshwater pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis millepunctatusnative Shorttail pipefish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula kuhliinative Shortfin devil ray  
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola molanative Ocean sunfish  
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus argenteusnative Silver moony Kipepeo 
Perciformes Monodactylidae Monodactylus falciformisnative Full moony Pakawe 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus nigripinnisnative   
Perciformes Lethrinidae Monotaxis grandoculisnative Humpnose big-eye bream  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet Mkizi 
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys ayliffenative Indian mimic goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys flavolineatusnative Yellowstripe goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys vanicolensisnative Yellowfin goatfish Golden banded goatfish 
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Muraenesox bagionative Common pike conger Mkunga 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum fissunovinative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Myrichthys maculosusnative Tiger snake eel  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis adustanative Shadowfin soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis hexagonanative Doubletooth soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis murdjannative Pinecone soldierfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis violaceanative Lattice soldierfish  
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia groenlandicanative Greenland argentine  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso annulatusnative Whitemargin unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso brachycentronnative Humpback unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso elegansnative Elegant unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso fageninative Horseface unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso hexacanthusnative Sleek unicornfish Puju 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso tonganusnative Bulbnose unicornfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso unicornisnative Bluespine unicornfish Puju 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso vlamingiinative Bignose unicornfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish  
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Orectolobiformes Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius ferrugineusnative Tawny nurse shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Negaprion acutidensnative Sicklefin lemon shark Papa 
Perciformes Serranidae Nemanthias carberryinative Threadfin anthias  
Perciformes Microdesmidae Nemateleotris magnificanative Fire goby  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus bipunctatusnative Delagoa threadfin bream Koana 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus japonicusnative Japanese threadfin bream Koana 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus randallinative Randall's threadfin bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Nemipterus zysronnative Slender threadfin bream Koana 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites kenyaensisnative   
Perciformes Gempylidae Neoepinnula orientalisnative Sackfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neoglyphidodon melasnative Bowtie damselfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Neoniphon argenteusnative Clearfin squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Neoniphon sammaranative Sammara squirrelfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus fuliginosusnative African demoiselle  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus sororiusnative Twin demoiselle  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Neopomacentrus taeniurusnative Freshwater demoiselle  
Perciformes Callionymidae Neosynchiropus bacescuinative   
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Neotrygon kuhliinative Blue-spotted stingray  
Siluriformes Ariidae Netuma thalassinanative Giant catfish Fumi 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia polylepisnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia semiquincunciatanative   
Perciformes Labridae Novaculichthys taeniourusnative Rockmover wrasse Pono 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Odonus nigernative Red-toothed triggerfish Vidui 
Rajiformes Rajidae Okamejei heemstrainative East African skate  
Perciformes Blenniidae Omobranchus elongatusnative Cloister blenny  
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephalanative Northern mud gudgeon  
Perciformes Opistognathidae Opistognathus margaretaenative Halfscaled jawfish  
Perciformes Opistognathidae Opistognathus nigromarginatusnative Birdled jawfish  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Osteomugil cunnesiusnative Longarm mullet Mkizi 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Osteomugil engelinative Kanda Mkizi 
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus apogonoidesnative Short-tooth cardinal  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus aureusnative Ring-tailed cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus cyanosomanative Yellowstriped cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus fleurieunative Flower cardinalfish  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion cubicusnative Yellow boxfish  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion meleagrisnative Whitespotted boxfish  
Perciformes Ostracoberycidae Ostracoberyx dorygenysnative   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Otolithes rubernative Tigertooth croaker Pooza 
Perciformes Cepolidae Owstonia weberinative   
Perciformes Labridae Oxycheilinus bimaculatusnative Two-spot wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Oxycheilinus digrammanative Cheeklined wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Oxycheilinus orientalisnative Oriental maori wrasse  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Oxymonacanthus longirostrisnative Harlequin filefish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Oxyurichthys ophthalmonemanative Eyebrow goby Eyebrow goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Oxyurichthys tentacularisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Papilloculiceps longicepsnative Tentacled flathead Danzi 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio xanthuranative Yellowtail blue snapper  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Paracanthurus hepatusnative Palette surgeonfish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Paracirrhites arcatusnative Arc-eye hawkfish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Paracirrhites forsterinative Blackside hawkfish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Paramonacanthus frenatusnative Wedgetail filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Paramonacanthus nematophorusnative   
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis albiventernative Whitebelly sandperch  
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis hexophtalmanative Speckled sandperch  
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis maculatanative Harlequin sandperch  
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis xanthozonanative Yellowbar sandperch  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Paraplagusia bilineatanative Doublelined tonguesole Wayo 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Parascolopsis eriommanative Rosy dwarf monocle bream  
Perciformes Carangidae Parastromateus nigernative Black pomfret Halua 
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthodidae Paratriacanthodes herreinative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Paratrypauchen microcephalusnative Comb goby Comb goby 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pardachirus marmoratusnative Finless sole Gala-gala 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Pardachirus morrowinative Persian carpet sole  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus barberinusnative Dash-and-dot goatfish Mkundaji 
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus ciliatusnative Whitesaddle goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus cyclostomusnative Gold-saddle goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus heptacanthusnative Cinnabar goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus indicusnative Indian goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus macronemusnative Long-barbel goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus pleurostigmanative Sidespot goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus rubescensnative Rosy goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus seychellensisnative   
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus trifasciatusnative Doublebar goatfish  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pateobatis jenkinsiinative Jenkins whipray Nyenga 
Gasterosteiformes Pegasidae Pegasus volitansnative Longtail seamouth  
Perciformes Terapontidae Pelates quadrilineatusnative Fourlined terapon Kui 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona ditchelanative Indian pellona Dagaa 
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris adustanative Dusky sweeper  
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris leiolepisnative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris smithorumnative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris tominagainative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus argentilineatusnative Barred mudskipper  
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus kalolonative Common mudskipper  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Pervagor janthinosomanative Blackbar filefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Phoxocampus belcherinative Rock pipefish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pinjalo pinjalonative Pinjalo  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis boronative Rice-paddy eel  
Perciformes Blenniidae Plagiotremus rhinorhynchosnative Bluestriped fangblenny  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza macrolepisnative Largescale mullet Mkizi 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Planiliza melinopterusnative Otomebora mullet Mkizi 
Perciformes Ephippidae Platax orbicularisnative Orbicular batfish Tunguru 
Perciformes Ephippidae Platax teiranative Longfin batfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Platybelone argalus platyuranative Keeled needlefish Mkule 
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Platycephalus indicusnative Bartail flathead Mbiliwili 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus chubbinative Dusky rubberlip Komba 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus flavomaculatusnative Lemonfish Mchone 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gaterinusnative Blackspotted rubberlip Mchone 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus gibbosusnative Harry hotlips Mchone 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus plagiodesmusnative Barred rubberlip  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus playfairinative Whitebarred rubberlip  
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus schotafnative Minstrel sweetlips Kumba-maji 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus sordidusnative Sordid rubberlip Mweve 
Perciformes Haemulidae Plectorhinchus vittatusnative Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips  
Perciformes Serranidae Plectranthias longimanusnative Longfin perchlet  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Plectroglyphidodon dickiinative Blackbar devil  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Plectroglyphidodon johnstonianusnative Johnston Island damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatusnative Whitespotted devil  
Perciformes Serranidae Plectropomus laevisnative Blacksaddled coralgrouper Chewa 
Perciformes Serranidae Plectropomus pessuliferusnative Roving coralgrouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Plectropomus punctatusnative Marbled coralgrouper Chewa 
Siluriformes Ariidae Plicofollis dussumierinative Blacktip sea catfish Fumi 
Siluriformes Ariidae Plicofollis polystaphylodonnative Mozambique sea catfish Fumi 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus limbatusnative Darkfin eel catfish Ngogo 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus lineatusnative Striped eel catfish Ngogo 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta natalensisnative African righteye flounder  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta zanzibarensisnative   
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus plebeiusnative Striped threadfin Kupe 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus indicusnative   
Perciformes Sparidae Polysteganus coeruleopunctatusnative Blueskin seabream  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus asfurnative Arabian angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus chrysurusnative Goldtail angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus imperatornative Emperor angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus maculosusnative Yellowbar angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pomacanthus semicirculatusnative Semicircle angelfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus baenschinative Baensch's damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus caeruleopunctatusnative   
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus caeruleusnative Caerulean damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus sulfureusnative Sulphur damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus trichrourusnative Paletail damsel  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Pomacentrus trilineatusnative Threeline damsel  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys commersonniinative Smallspotted grunter  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys furcatusnative Banded grunter  
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys kaakannative Javelin grunter Karamamba 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys maculatusnative Saddle grunt Kui 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys multimaculatusnative Cock grunter Karamamba 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys olivaceusnative Olive grunt Dhother 
Perciformes Haemulidae Pomadasys stridensnative Striped piggy Kui 
Perciformes Pomatomidae Pomatomus saltatrixnative Bluefish  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus blochiinative Paeony bulleye  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus hamrurnative Moontail bullseye  
Perciformes Gobiidae Priolepis anthioidesnative   
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark  
Perciformes Apogonidae Pristiapogon kallopterusnative Iridescent cardinalfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides filamentosusnative Crimson jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides multidensnative Goldbanded jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides sieboldiinative Lavender jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides typusnative Sharptooth jobfish  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides zonatusnative Oblique-banded snapper  
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdonnative Largetooth sawfish Papa upanga 
Rhinopristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinatanative Smalltooth sawfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Prognichthys sealeinative Sailor flyingfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Psammogobius biocellatusnative Sleepy goby  
Pleuronectiformes Psettodidae Psettodes erumeinative Indian halibut Gala-gala 
Perciformes Serranidae Pseudanthias evansinative Yellowback anthias  
Perciformes Serranidae Pseudanthias squamipinnisnative Sea goldie  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Pseudobalistes fuscusnative Yellow-spotted triggerfish  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudocheilinus evanidusnative Striated wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudocheilinus hexataenianative Sixline wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudocheilinus octotaenianative Eight-lined wrasse  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis kristinaenative Lipstick dottyback  
Perciformes Pseudochromidae Pseudochromis sankeyinative Schooling dottyback  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudodax moluccanusnative Chiseltooth wrasse Pono 
Orectolobiformes Ginglymostomatidae Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatumnative Short-tail nurse shark Papa isingezi 
Perciformes Serranidae Pseudogramma polyacanthanative Honeycomb podge  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudojuloides argyreogasternative   
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Pseudorhombus arsiusnative Largetooth flounder Gala-gala 
Perciformes Labridae Pteragogus flagellifernative Cocktail wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Pteragogus taeniopsnative Cheekbar wrasse  
Perciformes Microdesmidae Ptereleotris evidesnative Blackfin dartfish  
Perciformes Microdesmidae Ptereleotris microlepisnative Blue gudgeon  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio capricornisnative Capricorn fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio marrinative Marr's fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio pisangnative Banana fusilier  
Perciformes Caesionidae Pterocaesio tilenative Dark-banded fusilier  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois antennatanative Broadbarred firefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois milesnative Devil firefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois radiatanative Radial firefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois russeliinative Plaintail turkeyfish  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Pycnocraspedum squamipinnenative Pelagic cusk  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Pygoplites diacanthusnative Regal angelfish  
Perciformes Rachycentridae Rachycentron canadumnative Cobia Songoro 
Perciformes Scombridae Rastrelliger kanagurtanative Indian mackerel Bangra 
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora remoranative Shark sucker  
Perciformes Apogonidae Rhabdamia gracilisnative Luminous cardinalfish  
Perciformes Sparidae Rhabdosargus sarbanative Goldlined seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Rhabdosargus thorpeinative Bigeye stumpnose  
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Rhinecanthus aculeatusnative White-banded triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Rhinecanthus rectangulusnative Wedge-tail triggerfish  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Rhinomuraena quaesitanative Ribbon moray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Rhinoptera javanicanative Flapnose ray Taa 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Rhizoprionodon acutusnative Milk shark Papa-marbui 
Rhinopristiformes Rhinidae Rhynchobatus djiddensisnative Giant guitarfish Papa charawanza 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Richardsonichthys leucogasternative Whiteface waspfish  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Rogadius aspernative Olive-tailed flathead Mbiliwili 
Pleuronectiformes Samaridae Samaris cristatusnative Cockatoo righteye flounder  
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda orientalisnative Striped bonito  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella albellanative White sardinella Dagaa-papa 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella gibbosanative Goldstripe sardinella  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella melanuranative Blacktip sardinella Dagaa-parata 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella neglectanative East African sardinella Dagaa-papa 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron caudimaculatumnative Silverspot squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron diademanative Crown squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron macrosquamisnative Bigscale squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron melanospilosnative Blackblotch squirrelfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron rubrumnative Redcoat  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron spiniferumnative Sabre squirrelfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Saurida gracilisnative Gracile lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Saurida longimanusnative Longfin lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Saurida macrolepisnative   
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Saurida tumbilnative Greater lizardfish Bumbo 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Scalicus investigatorisnative   
Perciformes Blenniidae Scartella emarginatanative Maned blenny  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus caudofasciatusnative Redbarred parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus falcipinnisnative Sicklefin parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus festivusnative Festive parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus frenatusnative Bridled parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus ghobbannative Blue-barred parrotfish Pono 
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus nigernative Dusky parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus psittacusnative Common parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus rubroviolaceusnative Ember parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus russeliinative Eclipse parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus scabernative Fivesaddle parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus tricolornative Tricolour parrotfish  
Perciformes Scaridae Scarus viridifucatusnative Roundhead parrotfish  
Perciformes Scatophagidae Scatophagus tetracanthusnative Scatty  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Scoliodon laticaudusnative Spadenose shark Papa bunshu 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis bimaculatanative Thumbprint monocle bream Sururu 
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis frenatanative Bridled monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis ghanamnative Arabian monocle bream  
Perciformes Nemipteridae Scolopsis vosmerinative Whitecheek monocle bream Gege-muamba 
Beloniformes Scomberesocidae Scomberesox scombroidesnative King gar  
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides commersonnianusnative Talang queenfish Pandu 
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides lysannative Doublespotted queenfish Pandu 
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides tolnative Needlescaled queenfish Pandu 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus commersonnative Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel Nguru-maskati 
Perciformes Scombridae Scomberomorus plurilineatusnative Kanadi kingfish Nguru-kanadi 
Perciformes Scombrolabracidae Scombrolabrax heterolepisnative Longfin escolar  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes albaiensisnative Longfingered scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes corallinusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes varipinnisnative Blotchfin scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis diabolusnative False stonefish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis oxycephalanative Tassled scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenopsis venosanative Raggy scorpionfish  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Scuticaria tigrinanative Tiger reef-eel  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Sebastapistes cyanostigmanative Yellowspotted scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Sebastapistes strongianative Barchin scorpionfish  
Perciformes Leiognathidae Secutor insidiatornative Pugnose ponyfish Kotwe 
Perciformes Carangidae Selar crumenophthalmusnative Bigeye scad Macho-gololi 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola rivoliananative Longfin yellowtail Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriolina nigrofasciatanative Blackbanded trevally Kihalua 
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Setarches guentherinative Channeled rockfish  
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus argenteusnative Streamlined spinefoot Tasi 
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus luridusnative Dusky spinefoot Tasi 
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus stellatusnative Brown-spotted spinefoot Tasi 
Perciformes Siganidae Siganus sutornative Shoemaker spinefoot Tasi 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillaginopodys chondropusnative Clubfoot sillago Mtambaanchi 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago aeolusnative Oriental sillago Mtambaanchi 
Perciformes Sillaginidae Sillago sihamanative Silver sillago Mtambaanchi 
Perciformes Apogonidae Siphamia mossambicanative Sea urchin cardinal  
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Solea turbyneinative   
Syngnathiformes Solenostomidae Solenostomus cyanopterusnative Ghost pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Solenostomidae Solenostomus paradoxusnative Harlequin ghost pipefish  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Sorsogona prionotanative Halfspined flathead  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena barracudanative Great barracuda Msusa 
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena flavicaudanative Yellowtail barracuda Mzia 
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena forsterinative Bigeye barracuda Msusa 
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena jellonative Pickhandle barracuda Msusa 
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewininative Scalloped hammerhead Papa mbingusi 
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna mokarrannative Great hammerhead Papa mbingusi 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Spratelloides delicatulusnative Delicate round herring Dagaa 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Spratelloides gracilisnative Silver-stripe round herring Dagaa 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog  
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina africananative African angelshark  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes fasciolatusnative Pacific gregory  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes nigricansnative Dusky farmerfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes punctatusnative Blunt snout gregory  
Orectolobiformes Stegostomatidae Stegostoma fasciatumnative Zebra shark  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Stephanolepis auratusnative Porky  
Perciformes Labridae Stethojulis albovittatanative Bluelined wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Stethojulis strigiventernative Three-ribbon wrasse  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Stolephorus commersonniinative Commerson's anchovy Dagaa-mcheli 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Stolephorus indicusnative Indian anchovy Dagaa-mcheli 
Beloniformes Belonidae Strongylura leiuranative Banded needlefish  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Strophidon sathetenative Slender giant moray Mkunga 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Sufflamen bursanative Boomerang triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Sufflamen chrysopterumnative Halfmoon triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Sufflamen fraenatumnative Masked triggerfish Vidui 
Perciformes Serranidae Suttonia suttoninative   
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus microrhynchusnative   
Perciformes Acropomatidae Synagrops japonicusnative Blackmouth splitfin  
Scorpaeniformes Synanceiidae Synanceia verrucosanative Stonefish  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus brevidorsalisnative Shortdorsal cutthroat eel  
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus marmoratusnative Marbled dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus monacanthusnative Deep-water dragonet  
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus postulusnative Dwarf dragonet  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus gibbsinative   
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus jaculumnative Lighthouse lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus variegatusnative Variegated lizardfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Taeniamia fucatanative Orangelined cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Taeniamia mozambiquensisnative Mozambique cardinalfish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Taeniopsetta ocellatanative Indo-Pacific ocellated flounder  
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Taeniura lymmanative Ribbontail stingray Nyenga 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Taeniurops meyeninative Round ribbontail ray Nyenga 
Perciformes Bramidae Taractichthys steindachnerinative Sickle pomfret  
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbuanative Jarbua terapon Kui 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon putanative Small-scaled terapon Chije 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon therapsnative Largescaled terapon Kui 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus angustirostrisnative Shortbill spearfish Salisuli 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma amblycephalumnative Bluntheaded wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma hardwickenative Sixbar wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma hebraicumnative Goldbar wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lunarenative Moon wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma purpureumnative Surge wrasse Pono 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma trilobatumnative Christmas wrasse  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa baelamanative Baelama anchovy Dagaa-papa 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa setirostrisnative Longjaw thryssa Dagaa-papa 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Thryssa vitrirostrisnative Orangemouth anchovy Dagaa 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore Jodari 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna Jodari 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna Jodari 
Perciformes Gempylidae Thyrsitoides marleyinative Black snoek  
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Thysanophrys celebicanative Celebes flathead  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo fuscomaculatanative Black-spotted torpedo  
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Torpedo sinuspersicinative Variable torpedo ray  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Torquigener flavimaculosusnative Yellowspotted puffer  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Torquigener hypselogeneionnative Orange-spotted toadfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Trachinocephalus myopsnative Snakefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus africanusnative Southern pompano Kolekole 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus bailloniinative Small spotted dart Sio 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus blochiinative Snubnose pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachinotus botlanative Largespotted dart  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatusnative Double-ended pipefish  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Triaenodon obesusnative Whitetip reef shark Papa siruanzi 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturusnative Largehead hairtail Mkonge-kuti 
Perciformes Gobiidae Trimma volcananative Volcano pygmygoby  
Perciformes Ephippidae Tripterodon orbisnative African spadefish Shana 
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus acus melanotusnative Keel-jawed needle fish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Tylosurus crocodilusnative Hound needlefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Ulua mentalisnative Longrakered trevally Kolekole 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina canariensisnative Canary drum Pooza 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Umbrina ronchusnative Fusca drum Pooza 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus heemstranative Heemstra goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus margarethaenative Margaretha's goatfish  
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus moluccensisnative Goldband goatfish Mkundaji 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus sulphureusnative Sulphur goatfish Mkundaji 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus taeniopterusnative Finstripe goatfish Mkundaji 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus vittatusnative Yellowstriped goatfish Mkundaji 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Uranoscopus archionemanative   
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis secundanative Cottonmouth jack Kolekole 
Anguilliformes Congridae Uroconger lepturusnative Slender conger Mkunga 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Uropterygius polyspilusnative Large-spotted snake moray  
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea sexguttatanative Sixspot goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea strigatanative Blueband goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Valenciennea wardiinative Ward's sleeper  
Perciformes Serranidae Variola albimarginatanative White-edged lyretail Mjombo 
Perciformes Serranidae Variola loutinative Yellow-edged lyretail Puwi 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Wattsia mossambicanative Mozambique large-eye bream  
Perciformes Labridae Wetmorella albofasciatanative Whitebanded sharpnose wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Wetmorella nigropinnatanative Sharpnose wrasse  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Xanthichthys auromarginatusnative Gilded triggerfish  
Perciformes Xenisthmidae Xenisthmus africanusnative Flathead wriggler  
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish Nduwalo 
Perciformes Zanclidae Zanclus cornutusnative Moorish idol  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Zebrasoma desjardiniinative Indian sail-fin surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Zebrasoma scopasnative Twotone tang  
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Zenion hololepisnative   
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory  
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