Species in Gulf of Aden
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Abalistes stellaris Starry triggerfish Balistidae demersal 3.4 native
Acanthocybium solandri Wahoo Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Acanthopagrus berda Goldsilk seabream Sparidae demersal 3.5 native
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus Twobar seabream Sparidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Acanthopagrus catenula Bridled seabream Sparidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Acanthurus dussumieri Eyestripe surgeonfish Acanthuridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Acanthurus xanthopterus Yellowfin surgeonfish Acanthuridae reef-associated 2.9 native
Acentronura tentaculata Shortpouch pygmy pipehorse Syngnathidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Acropoma japonicum Glowbelly Acropomatidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Aethaloperca rogaa Redmouth grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Aetobatus narinari Spotted eagle ray Myliobatidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Albula glossodonta Roundjaw bonefish Albulidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Alectis indica Indian threadfish Carangidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Alepes djedaba Shrimp scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Alepes vari Herring scad Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Alopias pelagicus Pelagic thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Alopias vulpinus Thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Alticus kirkii Kirk's blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.0 native
Aluterus scriptus Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Monacanthidae reef-associated 2.8 native
Ambassis gymnocephalus Bald glassy Ambassidae demersal 3.9 native
Amblygaster sirm Spotted sardinella Clupeidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Amblyglyphidodon flavilatus Yellowfin damsel Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.7 native
Amphiprion bicinctus Twoband anemonefish Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.7 native
Amphiprion sebae Sebae anemonefish Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.7 native
Antennablennius adenensis Aden blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.4 native
Antennablennius hypenetes Arabian blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.2 native
Antennablennius simonyi Simony's blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.3 native
Antennablennius variopunctatus Orangedotted blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.1 native
Antennarius indicus Indian frogfish Antennariidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Antigonia indica Caproidae demersal 3.3 native
Aphanius dispar Arabian pupfish Cyprinodontidae demersal 2.0 native
Aphanopus microphthalmus Smalleye scabbardfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Aphareus furca Small toothed jobfish Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Aphareus rutilans Rusty jobfish Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Apistus carinatus Ocellated waspfish Apistidae demersal 3.5 native
Apolemichthys xanthotis Yellow-ear angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 2.8 native
Aprion virescens Green jobfish Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Apristurus breviventralis Shortbelly catshark Scyliorhinidae pelagic-oceanic 3.8 native
Apristurus indicus Smallbelly catshark Scyliorhinidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Argyropelecus aculeatus Lovely hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Argyrops filamentosus Soldierbream Sparidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Argyrops spinifer King soldier bream Sparidae demersal 4.5 native
Arnoglossus arabicus Arabian flounder Bothidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Arothron immaculatus Immaculate puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 2.5 native
Arothron stellatus Stellate puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Astronesthes indicus Black snaggletooth Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Atherinomorus lacunosus Wide-banded hardyhead silverside Atherinidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Atractoscion aequidens Geelbeck croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Atule mate Yellowtail scad Carangidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Auxis rochei Bullet tuna Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.3 native
Auxis thazard Frigate tuna Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.4 native
Balistapus undulatus Orange-lined triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Barchatus indicus Somalian toadfish Batrachoididae demersal 3.5 native
Bathycongrus nasicus Congridae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Bembras adenensis Bembridae demersal 3.6 native
Benthodesmus tuckeri Tucker's frostfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Benthosema pterotum Skinnycheek lanternfish Myctophidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Bodianus axillaris Axilspot hogfish Labridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Bodianus macrognathos Giant hogfish Labridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Bodianus trilineatus Fourline hogfish Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Boops lineatus Striped boga Sparidae demersal 3.3 native
Bothus pantherinus Leopard flounder Bothidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Bryaninops discus Gobiidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Caesio caerulaurea Blue and gold fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Caesio lunaris Lunar fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Caesio striata Striated fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Caesio varilineata Variable-lined fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Callionymus carebares Indian deepwater dragonet Callionymidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Callionymus muscatensis Muscat dragonet Callionymidae demersal 3.2 native
Callionymus persicus Persian dragonet Callionymidae demersal 3.4 native
Callogobius bifasciatus Doublebar goby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Canthidermis macrolepis Largescale triggerfish Balistidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Canthigaster cyanospilota Blue-spotted toby Tetraodontidae demersal 3.1 native
Carangoides armatus Longfin trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Carangoides bajad Orangespotted trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Carangoides chrysophrys Longnose trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus Coastal trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Carangoides ferdau Blue trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Carangoides fulvoguttatus Yellowspotted trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Carangoides gymnostethus Bludger Carangidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Carangoides malabaricus Malabar trevally Carangidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Carangoides oblongus Coachwhip trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Carangoides talamparoides Imposter trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Caranx heberi Blacktip trevally Carangidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Caranx ignobilis Giant trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Caranx latus Horse-eye jack Carangidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Caranx melampygus Bluefin trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides Graceful shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Carcharhinus amboinensis Pigeye shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Carcharhinus brevipinna Spinner shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Carcharhinus falciformis Silky shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Carcharhinus limbatus Blacktip shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-oceanic 4.2 native
Carcharhinus melanopterus Blacktip reef shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Carcharhinus plumbeus Sandbar shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Centrophorus atromarginatus Dwarf gulper shark Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Centropyge bicolor Bicolor angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Cephalopholis argus Peacock hind Serranidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Cephalopholis aurantia Golden hind Serranidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Cephalopholis hemistiktos Yellowfin hind Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Cephalopholis miniata Coral hind Serranidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Cephalopholis sonnerati Tomato hind Serranidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Cephalopholis spiloparaea Strawberry hind Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Chaetodon austriacus Blacktail butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon fasciatus Diagonal butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon gardineri Gardner's butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon larvatus Hooded butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Chaetodon lineolatus Lined butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Chaetodon melannotus Blackback butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Chaetodon melapterus Arabian butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon mesoleucos White-face butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon paucifasciatus Eritrean butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Chaetodon pictus Horseshoe butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon semilarvatus Bluecheek butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Chaetodon trifascialis Chevron butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon trifasciatus Melon butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon vagabundus Vagabond butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Champsodon omanensis Champsodontidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Chanos chanos Milkfish Chanidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Cheilinus abudjubbe Labridae demersal 3.5 native
Cheilinus lunulatus Broomtail wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Cheilinus trilobatus Tripletail wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.9 native
Cheilinus undulatus Humphead wrasse Labridae reef-associated 4.0 native
Cheilio inermis Cigar wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Cheimerius nufar Santer seabream Sparidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Chelon planiceps Tade gray mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.0 native
Chirocentrus dorab Dorab wolf-herring Chirocentridae reef-associated 4.4 native
Chirocentrus nudus Whitefin wolf-herring Chirocentridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Chlorophthalmus corniger Spinyjaw greeneye Chlorophthalmidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Choerodon robustus Robust tuskfish Labridae reef-associated 3.3 native
Choridactylus striatus Synanceiidae demersal 4.0 native
Chromis fieldi Two-tone Chromis Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.0 native
Cirrhitichthys calliurus Spottedtail hawkfish Cirrhitidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Cirrhitus pinnulatus Stocky hawkfish Cirrhitidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Cirripectes castaneus Chestnut eyelash-blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Cirripectes polyzona Blenniidae reef-associated 2.8 native
Coelophrys micropa Ogcocephalidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Coryphaena hippurus Common dolphinfish Coryphaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.8 native
Coryphaenoides hoskynii Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Crenidens crenidens Karanteen seabream Sparidae demersal 2.8 native
Crenimugil crenilabis Fringelip mullet Mugilidae reef-associated 2.3 native
Crenimugil seheli Bluespot mullet Mugilidae reef-associated 2.3 native
Cryptocentroides arabicus Arabian goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Cynoglossus lachneri Lachner's tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.5 native
Cypselurus poecilopterus Yellowing flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Dascyllus aruanus Whitetail dascyllus Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.3 native
Dascyllus trimaculatus Threespot dascyllus Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.8 native
Decapterus kurroides Redtail scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Decapterus macarellus Mackerel scad Carangidae pelagic-oceanic 4.0 native
Decapterus macrosoma Shortfin scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Decapterus russelli Indian scad Carangidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Dendrochirus hemprichi Red Sea dwarf lionfish Scorpaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Diagramma pictum Painted sweetlips Haemulidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Diaphus pallidus Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Dicotylichthys punctulatus Three-barred porcupinefish Diodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Diplacanthopoma raniceps Bythitidae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Diploconger polystigmatus Headband conger Congridae demersal 3.7 native
Dipterygonotus balteatus Mottled fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Drepane longimana Concertina fish Drepaneidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Dussumieria acuta Rainbow sardine Dussumieriidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Dussumieria elopsoides Slender rainbow sardine Dussumieriidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Echeneis naucrates Live sharksucker Echeneidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Ecsenius frontalis Smooth-fin blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Ecsenius gravieri Red Sea mimic blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Ecsenius lineatus Linear blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner Carangidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Eleotris fusca Dusky sleeper Eleotridae demersal 3.8 native
Ellochelon vaigiensis Squaretail mullet Mugilidae reef-associated 2.2 native
Elops machnata Tenpounder Elopidae pelagic-neritic 4.0 native
Encheliophis vermicularis Worm pearlfish Carapidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Encrasicholina devisi Devis' anchovy Engraulidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Encrasicholina heteroloba Shorthead anchovy Engraulidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Encrasicholina punctifer Buccaneer anchovy Engraulidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Enneapterygius ventermaculus Blotched triplefin Tripterygiidae demersal 3.1 native
Epinephelus areolatus Areolate grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Epinephelus chabaudi Moustache grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Epinephelus chlorostigma Brownspotted grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Epinephelus coioides Orange-spotted grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Epinephelus diacanthus Spinycheek grouper Serranidae demersal 3.8 native
Epinephelus epistictus Dotted grouper Serranidae demersal 4.0 native
Epinephelus fasciatus Blacktip grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Epinephelus flavocaeruleus Blue-and-yellow grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus Brown-marbled grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Epinephelus gabriellae Multispotted grouper Serranidae demersal 3.8 native
Epinephelus lanceolatus Giant grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Epinephelus latifasciatus Striped grouper Serranidae demersal 4.0 native
Epinephelus malabaricus Malabar grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Epinephelus morrhua Comet grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Epinephelus multinotatus White-blotched grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Epinephelus polylepis Smallscaled grouper Serranidae demersal 3.9 native
Epinephelus polyphekadion Camouflage grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Epinephelus radiatus Oblique-banded grouper Serranidae demersal 4.0 native
Epinephelus stoliczkae Epaulet grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Epinephelus summana Summan grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Epinephelus tauvina Greasy grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Epinephelus tukula Potato grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Epinephelus undulosus Wavy-lined grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Equulites leuciscus Whipfin ponyfish Leiognathidae demersal 3.1 native
Equulites lineolatus Ornate ponyfish Leiognathidae demersal 3.5 native
Eridacnis radcliffei Pygmy ribbontail catshark Proscylliidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Etelis carbunculus Deep-water red snapper Lutjanidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Etelis coruscans Deepwater longtail red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Etrumeus wongratanai Dussumieriidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Eubleekeria splendens Splendid ponyfish Leiognathidae demersal 2.9 native
Euthynnus affinis Kawakawa Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.3 native
Eviota pardalota Leopard dwarfgoby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Fistularia petimba Red cornetfish Fistulariidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.6 native
Gavialiceps arabicus Muraenesocidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Gazza minuta Toothpony Leiognathidae demersal 3.0 native
Gempylus serpens Snake mackerel Gempylidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Gerres filamentosus Whipfin silver-biddy Gerreidae demersal 3.3 misidentification
Gerres longirostris Strongspine silver-biddy Gerreidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Gerres oyena Common silver-biddy Gerreidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Gnathanodon speciosus Golden trevally Carangidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Gobiodon reticulatus Reticulate goby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Grammatorcynus bilineatus Double-lined mackerel Scombridae reef-associated 4.2 native
Grammonus robustus Bythitidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Grammoplites suppositus Spotfin flathead Platycephalidae demersal 3.8 native
Gymnocaesio gymnoptera Slender fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Gymnocranius grandoculis Blue-lined large-eye bream Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Gymnothorax richardsonii Richardson's moray Muraenidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Halaelurus boesemani Speckled catshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 4.3 native
Haliophis guttatus African eel blenny Pseudochromidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Hemigymnus sexfasciatus Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Hemipristis elongata Snaggletooth shark Hemigaleidae demersal 4.3 native
Hemiramphus far Black-barred halfbeak Hemiramphidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Heniochus acuminatus Pennant coralfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Heniochus intermedius Red Sea bannerfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Heniochus monoceros Masked bannerfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Herklotsichthys punctatus Spotback herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus Bluestripe herring Clupeidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Hetereleotris bipunctata Gobiidae demersal 3.1 native
Hilsa kelee Kelee shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Himantura uarnak Honeycomb stingray Dasyatidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Hipposcarus harid Candelamoa parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Hirundichthys socotranus Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Hologymnosus annulatus Ring wrasse Labridae reef-associated 4.2 native
Hymenocephalus italicus Glasshead grenadier Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Hyporthodus octofasciatus Eightbar grouper Serranidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Istiblennius pox Scarface rockskipper Blenniidae demersal 2.0 native
Istiompax indica Black marlin Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Istiophorus platypterus Indo-Pacific sailfish Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfin mako Lamnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Johnius dussumieri Sin croaker Sciaenidae demersal 4.1 questionable
Kajikia audax Striped marlin Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Karalla daura Goldstripe ponyfish Leiognathidae demersal 3.0 native
Katsuwonus pelamis Skipjack tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Kuhlia mugil Barred flagtail Kuhliidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Kyphosus vaigiensis Brassy chub Kyphosidae reef-associated 2.1 native
Laeops nigrescens Bothidae demersal 3.5 native
Lagocephalus sceleratus Silver-cheeked toadfish Tetraodontidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Lagocephalus spadiceus Half-smooth golden pufferfish Tetraodontidae demersal 3.7 native
Leiognathus berbis Berber ponyfish Leiognathidae demersal 3.3 native
Leiognathus equulus Common ponyfish Leiognathidae demersal 3.0 native
Lepidamia multitaeniata Smallscale cardinal Apogonidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Lepidotrigla bentuviai Twohorn gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.4 native
Lepidotrigla faurei Scalybreast gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.5 native
Lepidotrigla omanensis Oman gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.4 native
Lethrinus borbonicus Snubnose emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Lethrinus harak Thumbprint emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Lethrinus lentjan Pink ear emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Lethrinus mahsena Sky emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Lethrinus microdon Smalltooth emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Lethrinus nebulosus Spangled emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Lethrinus obsoletus Orange-striped emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Lethrinus olivaceus Longface emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Lethrinus variegatus Slender emperor Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Lipocheilus carnolabrum Tang's snapper Lutjanidae demersal 3.9 native
Lobotes surinamensis Tripletail Lobotidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Lobulogobius omanensis Oman goby Gobiidae demersal 3.2 native
Lophiomus setigerus Blackmouth angler Lophiidae demersal 4.0 native
Loxodon macrorhinus Sliteye shark Carcharhinidae demersal 4.0 native
Luciobrotula bartschi Ophidiidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Lutjanus argentimaculatus Mangrove red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Lutjanus bengalensis Bengal snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Lutjanus bohar Two-spot red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Lutjanus coeruleolineatus Blueline snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Lutjanus ehrenbergii Blackspot snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Lutjanus fulviflamma Dory snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Lutjanus fulvus Blacktail snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Lutjanus gibbus Humpback red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Lutjanus guilcheri Yellowfin red snapper Lutjanidae demersal 3.7 native
Lutjanus johnii John's snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Lutjanus kasmira Common bluestripe snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Lutjanus lunulatus Lunartail snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Lutjanus lutjanus Bigeye snapper Lutjanidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Lutjanus malabaricus Malabar blood snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Lutjanus monostigma One-spot snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Lutjanus quinquelineatus Five-lined snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Lutjanus rivulatus Blubberlip snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Lutjanus russellii Russell's snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Lutjanus sanguineus Humphead snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Lutjanus sebae Emperor red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Lutjanus vitta Brownstripe red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Macolor niger Black and white snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Malacosteus niger Stoplight loosejaw Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Megalaspis cordyla Torpedo scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Megalops cyprinoides Indo-Pacific tarpon Megalopidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Mimoblennius cirrosus Fringed blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.3 native
Minous usachevi Synanceiidae demersal 3.8 native
Mobula birostris Giant manta Myliobatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Monodactylus argenteus Silver moony Monodactylidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Monotaxis grandoculis Humpnose big-eye bream Lethrinidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Mugil cephalus Flathead grey mullet Mugilidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Mustelus mosis Arabian smooth-hound Triakidae demersal 4.0 native
Myripristis berndti Blotcheye soldierfish Holocentridae reef-associated 3.7 native
Myripristis murdjan Pinecone soldierfish Holocentridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Myrophis lepturus Ophichthidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Nannobrachium indicum Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Narcine oculifera Narcinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Nebrius ferrugineus Tawny nurse shark Ginglymostomatidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Nectamia zebrinus Apogonidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Negaprion acutidens Sicklefin lemon shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Nematalosa arabica Arabian gizzard shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Nemipterus bipunctatus Delagoa threadfin bream Nemipteridae demersal 3.9 native
Nemipterus japonicus Japanese threadfin bream Nemipteridae demersal 4.1 native
Nemipterus randalli Randall's threadfin bream Nemipteridae demersal 3.7 native
Nemipterus zysron Slender threadfin bream Nemipteridae demersal 3.5 native
Neobythites somaliaensis Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Neobythites stefanovi Dark fin cusk eel Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Netuma thalassina Giant catfish Ariidae demersal 3.5 native
Obliquogobius cometes Gobiidae demersal 3.2 native
Okamejei philipi Rajidae demersal 4.0 native
Ophichthus ishiyamorum Ophichthidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Opistognathus muscatensis Robust jawfish Opistognathidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Ostorhinchus nigrofasciatus Blackstripe cardinalfish Apogonidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Ostracion cyanurus Bluetail trunkfish Ostraciidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Otolithes ruber Tigertooth croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Oxycheilinus mentalis Mental wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Pagellus affinis Arabian pandora Sparidae demersal 3.5 native
Papilloculiceps longiceps Tentacled flathead Platycephalidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Paracaesio xanthura Yellowtail blue snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Parascolopsis aspinosa Smooth dwarf monocle bream Nemipteridae demersal 3.5 native
Parascolopsis eriomma Rosy dwarf monocle bream Nemipteridae demersal 3.5 native
Parascolopsis townsendi Scaly dwarf monocle bream Nemipteridae demersal 3.5 native
Parascombrops pellucidus Acropomatidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Pardachirus marmoratus Finless sole Soleidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Parupeneus barberinus Dash-and-dot goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Parupeneus forsskali Red Sea goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Parupeneus jansenii Jansen's goatfish Mullidae demersal 3.4 native
Parupeneus macronemus Long-barbel goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Pellona ditchela Indian pellona Pristigasteridae pelagic 4.0 native
Pempheris adusta Dusky sweeper Pempheridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pempheris kruppi Pempheridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pempheris xanthomma Pempheridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pervagor randalli Monacanthidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Petroscirtes ancylodon Arabian fangblenny Blenniidae demersal 2.1 native
Photonectes waitti Stomiidae pelagic-oceanic 3.6 native
Pinjalo pinjalo Pinjalo Lutjanidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Platax orbicularis Orbicular batfish Ephippidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Platycephalus indicus Bartail flathead Platycephalidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Plectorhinchus gaterinus Blackspotted rubberlip Haemulidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Plectorhinchus schotaf Minstrel sweetlips Haemulidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Plectranthias intermedius Serranidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Plesiops coeruleolineatus Crimsontip longfin Plesiopidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Plesiops nigricans Whitespotted longfin Plesiopidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Polymetme corythaeola Rendezvous fish Phosichthyidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus Blueskin seabream Sparidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Pomacanthus asfur Arabian angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Pomacanthus chrysurus Goldtail angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 2.6 native
Pomacanthus maculosus Yellowbar angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Pomadasys argenteus Silver grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.5 native
Pomadasys commersonnii Smallspotted grunter Haemulidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Pomadasys kaakan Javelin grunter Haemulidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Pomadasys maculatus Saddle grunt Haemulidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Pomadasys multimaculatus Cock grunter Haemulidae demersal 3.6 native
Pomadasys olivaceus Olive grunt Haemulidae reef-associated 2.6 native
Pomadasys punctulatus Lined grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.4 native
Pomadasys taeniatus Bronzestriped grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.4 native
Priacanthus blochii Paeony bulleye Priacanthidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Priacanthus hamrur Moontail bullseye Priacanthidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Prionace glauca Blue shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Pristipomoides filamentosus Crimson jobfish Lutjanidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Pristipomoides multidens Goldbanded jobfish Lutjanidae demersal 3.8 native
Pristipomoides sieboldii Lavender jobfish Lutjanidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Pristipomoides typus Sharptooth jobfish Lutjanidae demersal 4.2 questionable
Pristipomoides zonatus Oblique-banded snapper Lutjanidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Promethichthys prometheus Roudi escolar Gempylidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Promyllantor adenensis Congridae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Psenopsis cyanea Indian ruff Centrolophidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Psettodes erumei Indian halibut Psettodidae demersal 4.4 native
Pseudamia hayashii Hayashi's cardinalfish Apogonidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia Sixline wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pseudochromis linda Yellowtail dottyback Pseudochromidae demersal 3.5 native
Pseudochromis sankeyi Schooling dottyback Pseudochromidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pseudonus squamiceps Bythitidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Pseudorhombus arsius Largetooth flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 4.2 native
Pseudorhombus elevatus Deep flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 3.5 native
Pterocaesio chrysozona Goldband fusilier Caesionidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pterois mombasae Frillfin turkeyfish Scorpaenidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Pterois radiata Radial firefish Scorpaenidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Rachycentron canadum Cobia Rachycentridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Rastrelliger kanagurta Indian mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 3.2 native
Rhabdosargus sarba Goldlined seabream Sparidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Rhincodon typus Whale shark Rhincodontidae pelagic-oceanic 3.5 native
Rhinecanthus aculeatus White-banded triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Rhinecanthus verrucosus Blackbelly triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Rhizoprionodon acutus Milk shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Roa jayakari Indian golden-barred butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Saccogaster maculata Bythitidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Samariscus inornatus Samaridae bathypelagic 3.6 native
Sarda orientalis Striped bonito Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Sardinella albella White sardinella Clupeidae reef-associated 2.6 native
Sardinella gibbosa Goldstripe sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Sardinella longiceps Indian oil sardine Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.4 native
Sardinella melanura Blacktip sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Sardinella sindensis Sind sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Sargocentron rubrum Redcoat Holocentridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Sargocentron spiniferum Sabre squirrelfish Holocentridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Satyrichthys laticeps Peristediidae demersal 3.6 native
Scarus arabicus Arabian parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Scarus ferrugineus Rusty parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Scarus ghobban Blue-barred parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Scarus globiceps Globehead parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Scarus scaber Fivesaddle parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Scoliodon laticaudus Spadenose shark Carcharhinidae demersal 3.8 native
Scolopsis bimaculata Thumbprint monocle bream Nemipteridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Scolopsis ghanam Arabian monocle bream Nemipteridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Scolopsis taeniata Black-streaked monocle bream Nemipteridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Scolopsis vosmeri Whitecheek monocle bream Nemipteridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Scomber japonicus Chub mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Scomberoides commersonnianus Talang queenfish Carangidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Scomberoides lysan Doublespotted queenfish Carangidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Scomberoides tol Needlescaled queenfish Carangidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Scomberomorus commerson Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Scorpaenopsis barbata Bearded scorpionfish Scorpaenidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Scorpaenopsis cotticeps Sculpin scorpionfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.6 native
Scorpaenopsis diabolus False stonefish Scorpaenidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Scorpaenopsis gibbosa Humpbacked scorpionfish Scorpaenidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Selar crumenophthalmus Bigeye scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack Carangidae reef-associated 4.7 native
Seriola rivoliana Longfin yellowtail Carangidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Seriolina nigrofasciata Blackbanded trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Siganus argenteus Streamlined spinefoot Siganidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Siganus rivulatus Marbled spinefoot Siganidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Siganus stellatus Brown-spotted spinefoot Siganidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Sillaginopodys chondropus Clubfoot sillago Sillaginidae demersal 3.3 native
Sillago sihama Silver sillago Sillaginidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Snyderina guentheri G√ľnther's waspfish Tetrarogidae demersal 3.3 native
Sorsogona prionota Halfspined flathead Platycephalidae demersal 3.7 native
Sparodon durbanensis Musselcracker seabream Sparidae demersal 3.5 native
Sphyraena barracuda Great barracuda Sphyraenidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Sphyraena forsteri Bigeye barracuda Sphyraenidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Sphyraena jello Pickhandle barracuda Sphyraenidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Sphyraena obtusata Obtuse barracuda Sphyraenidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead Sphyrnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Sphyrna mokarran Great hammerhead Sphyrnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Spratelloides delicatulus Delicate round herring Clupeidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Spratelloides gracilis Silver-stripe round herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Stegastes nigricans Dusky farmerfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.1 native
Stegostoma fasciatum Zebra shark Stegostomatidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Stolephorus commersonnii Commerson's anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Stolephorus indicus Indian anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.3 native
Stolephorus insularis Hardenberg's anchovy Engraulidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Sufflamen fraenatum Masked triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Symphysanodon andersoni Symphysanodontidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Synanceia verrucosa Stonefish Synanceiidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Synodus binotatus Two-spot lizard fish Synodontidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Synodus indicus Indian lizardfish Synodontidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Synodus macrops Triplecross lizardfish Synodontidae demersal 4.0 native
Synodus variegatus Variegated lizardfish Synodontidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Taeniura lymma Ribbontail stingray Dasyatidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Taractes rubescens Pomfret Bramidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Terapon jarbua Jarbua terapon Terapontidae demersal 3.9 native
Thalassoma lunare Moon wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Thamnaconus melanoproctes Blackvent filefish Monacanthidae demersal 3.3 native
Thryssa baelama Baelama anchovy Engraulidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Thryssa setirostris Longjaw thryssa Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.3 native
Thryssa vitrirostris Orangemouth anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.3 native
Thunnus albacares Yellowfin tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Thunnus obesus Bigeye tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Thunnus tonggol Longtail tuna Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Thysanophrys chiltonae Longsnout flathead Platycephalidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Torpedo adenensis Torpedinidae demersal 4.2 native
Trachinocephalus myops Snakefish Synodontidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Trachinotus africanus Southern pompano Carangidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Trachinotus baillonii Small spotted dart Carangidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Trachinotus blochii Snubnose pompano Carangidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Trachinotus botla Largespotted dart Carangidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Trachurus indicus Arabian scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Triaenodon obesus Whitetip reef shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Trichiurus auriga Pearly hairtail Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Trichiurus lepturus Largehead hairtail Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Trichonotus nikii Trichonotidae demersal 3.4 native
Tylosurus acus melanotus Keel-jawed needle fish Belonidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Ulua mentalis Longrakered trevally Carangidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Umbrina canariensis Canary drum Sciaenidae demersal 3.4 native
Upeneus japonicus Japanese goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.6 questionable
Upeneus moluccensis Goldband goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Upeneus pori Por's goatfish Mullidae demersal 3.5 native
Upeneus sulphureus Sulphur goatfish Mullidae demersal 3.1 native
Upeneus vittatus Yellowstriped goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Uranoscopus crassiceps Uranoscopidae demersal 4.2 native
Uraspis helvola Whitetongue jack Carangidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Uraspis uraspis Whitemouth jack Carangidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Variola louti Yellow-edged lyretail Serranidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Wetmorella nigropinnata Sharpnose wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Xiphias gladius Swordfish Xiphiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Xyrias multiserialis Speckled snake eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.9 native
Zebrasoma xanthurum Yellowtail tang Acanthuridae reef-associated 2.0 native
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