All fishes reported from Ecuador
n = 1143 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 1111 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 17 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 15 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1143 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1111 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides bucephalusnative Narrowsnout grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides capitonative Bighead grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides carminifernative Carmine grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides delsolarinative Trident grenadier  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Cosmocampus coccineusnative   
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Cratinus agassiziinative Graery threadfin seabass Baulerio 
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus amoenusnative  Sardina 
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus barrigainative   
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus flavescensnative   
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus gephyrusnative  Sardina 
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus gracilisnative   
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus kunturusnative   
Characiformes Characidae Creagrutus muellerinative  Sardina 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicara punctulatanative Checkerboard cichlid Vieja 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicichla anthurusnative   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicichla cinctanative  Chui 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicichla proteusnative  Chui 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicichla sedentarianative  Chui 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Ctenogobius manglicolanative   
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Ctenogobius sagittulanative Longtail goby Chalaco 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Ctenosciaena peruviananative Peruvian barbel drum √Ďato con barba 
Scombriformes Nomeidae Cubiceps pauciradiatusnative Bigeye cigarfish  
Characiformes Curimatidae Curimata asperanative  Boquiche 
Characiformes Curimatidae Curimatella meyerinative  Boquilla 
Characiformes Curimatidae Curimatopsis macrolepisnative Shinyscaled curimata Boquilla 
Pleuronectiformes Cyclopsettidae Cyclopsetta panamensisnative God's flounder Lenguado alimanchado 
Pleuronectiformes Cyclopsettidae Cyclopsetta quernanative Toothed flounder Lenguado zapata 
Characiformes Cynodontidae Cynodon gibbusnative  Perrito 
Anguilliformes Muraenesocidae Cynoponticus conicepsnative Red pike conger Congrio 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Cynoscion albusnative Whitefin weakfish Corvina amarilla 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Cynoscion analisnative Peruvian weakfish Corvina 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Cynoscion nortoninative hake weakfish corvina de altura 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Cynoscion phoxocephalusnative Cachema weakfish Corvina colilarga 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Cynoscion squamipinnisnative Weakfish Corvina cola negra 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Cynoscion stolzmanninative Stolzmann's weakfish Corvina guavina 
Characiformes Curimatidae Cyphocharax gouldinginative   
Characiformes Curimatidae Cyphocharax laticlaviusnative   
Characiformes Curimatidae Cyphocharax notatusnative   
Characiformes Curimatidae Cyphocharax pantostictosnative  Boquiche 
Characiformes Curimatidae Cyphocharax spiluropsisnative   
Characiformes Curimatidae Cyphocharax vexillapinnusnative   
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus angusticepsnative Narrowhead flyingfish Pez volador 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus callopterusnative Ornamented flyingfish Pez volador 
Blenniiformes Dactyloscopidae Dactyloscopus fallaxnative   
Blenniiformes Dactyloscopidae Dactyloscopus fimbriatusnative   
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoididae Daector dowinative Dow's toadfish Bruja tres espinas 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Dajaus monticolanative Mountain mullet Lisa 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevisnative Whiptail stingray Raya 
Carangiformes Carangidae Decapterus macarellusnative Mackerel scad Jurel fino 
Carangiformes Carangidae Decapterus macrosomanative Shortfin scad Jurel 
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