Species in Benguela Current
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Ablennes hians Flat needlefish Belonidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant-major Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Abudefduf taurus Night sergeant Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.1 native
Acanthistius sebastoides Koester Serranidae demersal 4.0 native
Acanthostracion notacanthus Island cowfish Ostraciidae demersal 2.4 native
Acanthostracion quadricornis Scrawled cowfish Ostraciidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Acanthurus monroviae Monrovia doctorfish Acanthuridae demersal 2.5 native
Acroteriobatus annulatus Lesser sandshark Rhinobatidae demersal 3.3 native
Acroteriobatus blochii Bluntnose guitarfish Rhinobatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Aetobatus narinari Spotted eagle ray Myliobatidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Aetomylaeus bovinus Bull ray Myliobatidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Ahliesaurus berryi Notosudidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Albula vulpes Bonefish Albulidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Aldrovandia affinis Gilbert's halosaurid fish Halosauridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Alectis alexandrina Alexandria pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.6 native
Alectis ciliaris African pompano Carangidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Alepisaurus ferox Long snouted lancetfish Alepisauridae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Alepocephalus australis Small scaled brown slickhead Alepocephalidae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Alepocephalus rostratus Risso's smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Allocyttus guineensis Guinea oreo Oreosomatidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Allocyttus verrucosus Warty dory Oreosomatidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Allothunnus fallai Slender tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Alopias vulpinus Thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Aluterus schoepfii Orange filefish Monacanthidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Anoplogaster cornuta Common fangtooth Anoplogastridae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Antennarius striatus Striated frogfish Antennariidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Anthias anthias Swallowtail seaperch Serranidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Antigonia capros Deepbody boarfish Caproidae demersal 3.5 native
Antimora rostrata Blue antimora Moridae bathypelagic 3.6 native
Apagesoma delosommatus Ophidiidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Aphanopus intermedius Intermediate scabbardfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Aphanopus mikhailini Mikhailin's scabbardfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Apristurus microps Smalleye catshark Scyliorhinidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Apsilus fuscus African forktail snapper Lutjanidae demersal 4.0 native
Arctozenus risso Spotted barracudina Paralepididae bathypelagic 3.9 native
Argyropelecus gigas Hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Argyropelecus hemigymnus Half-naked hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Argyropelecus sladeni Sladen's hatchet fish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Argyrosomus coronus Dusky kob Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Argyrosomus inodorus Mild meagre Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Ariomma bondi Silver-rag driftfish Ariommatidae demersal 3.5 native
Ariomma melanum Brown driftfish Ariommatidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Ariosoma balearicum Bandtooth conger Congridae reef-associated 3.9 native
Aristostomias xenostoma Stomiidae pelagic-oceanic 3.8 native
Arius latiscutatus Rough-head sea catfish Ariidae demersal 3.3 native
Arnoglossus capensis Cape scaldfish Bothidae demersal 3.6 native
Arnoglossus imperialis Imperial scaldfish Bothidae demersal 3.8 native
Arnoglossus laterna Mediterranean scaldfish Bothidae demersal 3.6 native
Asquamiceps caeruleus Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Astronesthes caulophorus Stomiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Astronesthes leucopogon Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Astronesthes macropogon Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Astronesthes micropogon Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Astronesthes niger Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.8 native
Astronesthes richardsoni Richardson's snaggletooth Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.9 native
Atherina breviceps Cape silverside Atherinidae pelagic-neritic 3.2 native
Atractoscion aequidens Geelbeck croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Austroglossus microlepis West coast sole Soleidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Austroglossus pectoralis Mud sole Soleidae demersal 4.0 native
Auxis rochei Bullet tuna Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.3 native
Auxis thazard Frigate tuna Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.4 native
Avocettina acuticeps Southern snipe eel Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Bajacalifornia megalops Bigeye smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Balistes capriscus Grey triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Balistes punctatus Bluespotted triggerfish Balistidae demersal 3.4 native
Balistes vetula Queen triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Barbourisia rufa Velvet whalefish Barbourisiidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Bascanichthys ceciliae Ophichthidae demersal 3.9 native
Bassanago albescens Hairy conger Congridae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Bathophilus ater Winged dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.3 native
Bathophilus brevis Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Bathophilus irregularis Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Bathophilus longipinnis Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Bathycongrus bertini Congridae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Bathygadus favosus Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Bathygadus macrops Bullseye grenadier Macrouridae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Bathygadus melanobranchus Vaillant's grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Bathygobius casamancus Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Bathygobius soporator Frillfin goby Gobiidae demersal 3.7 native
Bathylaco nigricans Black warrior Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Bathylagichthys problematicus Bathylagidae pelagic-oceanic 3.5 native
Bathylagoides argyrogaster Silver deepsea smelt Bathylagidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Bathylagus antarcticus Antarctic deepsea smelt Bathylagidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Bathyprion danae Fangtooth smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Bathyraja smithii African softnose skate Arhynchobatidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Bathysolea polli Soleidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Bathysolea profundicola Deepwater sole Soleidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Bathytroctes microlepis Smallscale smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Bathyuroconger vicinus Large-toothed conger Congridae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Batrachoides liberiensis Hairy toadfish Batrachoididae demersal 3.7 native
Bembrops greyi Roundtail duckbill Percophidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Bembrops heterurus Squaretail duckbill Percophidae demersal 4.0 native
Benthalbella infans Zugmayer's pearleye Scopelarchidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Benthodesmus tenuis Slender frostfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Benthosema suborbitale Smallfin lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Beryx decadactylus Alfonsino Berycidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Beryx splendens Splendid alfonsino Berycidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Blennioclinus brachycephalus Lace klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Blennius normani Blenniidae demersal 3.5 native
Blennophis anguillaris Snaky klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.5 native
Bolinichthys distofax Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.1 native
Bolinichthys indicus Lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Bolinichthys photothorax Spurcheek lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Bolinichthys supralateralis Stubby lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Boops boops Bogue Sparidae demersal 2.8 native
Borostomias elucens Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Bostrychus africanus Eleotridae demersal 4.0 native
Bothus podas Wide-eyed flounder Bothidae demersal 3.4 native
Brachydeuterus auritus Bigeye grunt Haemulidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Brama brama Atlantic pomfret Bramidae pelagic-neritic 4.1 native
Brama dussumieri Lesser bream Bramidae pelagic-neritic 3.8 questionable
Branchiostegus semifasciatus Zebra tilefish Malacanthidae demersal 3.6 native
Bregmaceros atlanticus Antenna codlet Bregmacerotidae pelagic-oceanic 2.8 native
Bregmaceros nectabanus Smallscale codlet Bregmacerotidae pelagic-neritic 3.2 native
Brotula barbata Bearded brotula Ophidiidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Bufoceratias wedli Diceratiidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Buglossidium luteum Solenette Soleidae demersal 3.3 native
Caffrogobius nudiceps Barehead goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Caffrogobius saldanha Commafin goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Callanthias legras Goldie Callanthiidae demersal 3.4 native
Callorhinchus capensis Cape elephantfish Callorhinchidae demersal 3.5 native
Cancelloxus burrelli Slender platanna-klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Canthigaster rostrata Caribbean sharpnose-puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 3.3 questionable
Caranx crysos Blue runner Carangidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Caranx hippos Crevalle jack Carangidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Caranx lugubris Black jack Carangidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Caranx rhonchus False scad Carangidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Caranx senegallus Senegal jack Carangidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Carcharhinus brachyurus Copper 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 galapagensis Galapagos shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Carcharhinus limbatus Blacktip shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-oceanic 4.2 native
Carcharhinus plumbeus Sandbar shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Carcharhinus signatus Night shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Carcharias taurus Sand tiger shark Odontaspididae reef-associated 4.5 native
Carcharodon carcharias Great white shark Lamnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Caristius fasciatus Greenland manefish Caristiidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Carlarius heudelotii Smoothmouth sea catfish Ariidae demersal 3.8 questionable
Carlarius parkii Guinean sea catfish Ariidae demersal 4.1 native
Caulophryne polynema Caulophrynidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Centrarchops chapini Barred seabass Dinopercidae demersal 3.5 native
Centrobranchus nigroocellatus Roundnose lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Centrolophus niger Rudderfish Centrolophidae bathypelagic 3.9 native
Centrophorus granulosus Gulper shark Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Centrophorus squamosus Leafscale gulper shark Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Centrophorus uyato Little gulper shark Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Centroscyllium fabricii Black dogfish Etmopteridae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Centroscymnus coelolepis Portuguese dogfish Somniosidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Centroscymnus crepidater Longnose velvet dogfish Somniosidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Cephalopholis nigri Niger hind Serranidae demersal 4.1 native
Cephalopholis taeniops Bluespotted seabass Serranidae demersal 4.4 native
Cepola pauciradiata Cepolidae demersal 3.3 native
Ceratias holboelli Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish Ceratiidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Ceratoscopelus warmingii Warming's lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Cetorhinus maximus Basking shark Cetorhinidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Chaetodipterus lippei West African spadefish Ephippidae demersal 3.4 native
Chaetodon hoefleri Four-banded butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Chalaroderma capito Looseskin blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.0 native
Chalaroderma ocellata Two-eyed blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.0 native
Chascanopsetta lugubris Pelican flounder Bothidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Chatrabus melanurus Pony toadfish Batrachoididae demersal 3.5 native
Chauliodus minimus Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Chauliodus schmidti Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Chauliodus sloani Sloane's viperfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Chaunax pictus Pink frogmouth Chaunacidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Cheilodactylus fasciatus Redfingers Cheilodactylidae demersal 3.4 native
Cheilopogon milleri Guinean flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-oceanic 3.6 native
Cheilopogon nigricans Blacksail flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-oceanic 3.0 native
Chelidonichthys capensis Cape gurnard Triglidae demersal 4.1 native
Chelidonichthys gabonensis Gabon gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.7 native
Chelidonichthys lastoviza Streaked gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.5 native
Chelidonichthys queketti Lesser gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.8 native
Chelon dumerili Grooved mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.7 native
Chelon richardsonii South African mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.4 native
Chelon tricuspidens Striped mullet Mugilidae pelagic-neritic 2.5 native
Chilomycterus reticulatus Spotfin burrfish Diodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Chilomycterus spinosus mauretanicus Guinean burrfish Diodontidae demersal 3.6 native
Chirodactylus brachydactylus Two-tone fingerfin Cheilodactylidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Chirodactylus grandis Bank steenbras Cheilodactylidae demersal 3.3 native
Chlamydoselachus anguineus Frilled shark Chlamydoselachidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Chlorophthalmus agassizi Shortnose greeneye Chlorophthalmidae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Chlorophthalmus punctatus Spotted greeneye Chlorophthalmidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic bumper Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Chorisochismus dentex Rocksucker Gobiesocidae demersal 3.2 native
Chromis chromis Damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Chrysoblephus laticeps Roman seabream Sparidae demersal 3.6 native
Citharichthys stampflii Smooth flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 3.9 native
Citharus linguatula Spotted flounder Citharidae demersal 4.0 native
Clinus acuminatus Sad klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Clinus agilis Agile klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Clinus heterodon Westcoast klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Clinus rotundifrons Kelp klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.2 native
Clinus superciliosus Clinidae demersal 3.4 native
Clinus taurus Bull klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.4 native
Clinus venustris Speckled klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Coelorinchus acanthiger Surgeon grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Coelorinchus braueri Shovelnose grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Coelorinchus fasciatus Banded whiptail Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Coelorinchus geronimo Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Coelorinchus karrerae Karrer's whiptail Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Coelorinchus matamua Mahia whiptail Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Coelorinchus polli Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Coelorinchus simorhynchus Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Coloconger cadenati Colocongridae bathydemersal 3.5 questionable
Conger conger European conger Congridae demersal 4.3 questionable
Conger orbignianus Argentine conger Congridae demersal 3.7 native
Congiopodus spinifer Spinenose horsefish Congiopodidae demersal 3.3 native
Congiopodus torvus Smooth horsefish Congiopodidae demersal 3.4 native
Coryphaena equiselis Pompano dolphinfish Coryphaenidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Coryphaena hippurus Common dolphinfish Coryphaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.8 native
Cruriraja parcomaculata Roughnose legskate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Cryptopsaras couesii Triplewart seadevil Ceratiidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Cubiceps baxteri Black fathead Nomeidae pelagic-oceanic 3.4 native
Cubiceps caeruleus Blue fathead Nomeidae pelagic-oceanic 3.3 native
Cubiceps capensis Cape fathead Nomeidae pelagic-oceanic 3.4 native
Cubiceps pauciradiatus Bigeye cigarfish Nomeidae bathypelagic 3.6 native
Cyclothone microdon Veiled anglemouth Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Cyclothone pallida Tan bristlemouth Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Cynoglossus browni Nigerian tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.4 native
Cynoglossus cadenati Ghanian tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.4 native
Cynoglossus canariensis Canary tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.6 native
Cynoglossus capensis Sand tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.0 native
Cynoglossus senegalensis Senegalese tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.6 native
Cynoglossus zanzibarensis Zanzibar tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.5 native
Cynoponticus ferox Guinean pike conger Muraenesocidae demersal 3.6 native
Cyttopsis rosea Rosy dory Parazenidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Cyttus traversi King dory Cyttidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Dactylopterus volitans Flying gurnard Dactylopteridae reef-associated 3.7 native
Dagetichthys lusitanicus Portuguese sole Soleidae demersal 3.6 native
Dalatias licha Kitefin shark Dalatiidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Dalophis boulengeri Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Dasyatis chrysonota Blue stingray Dasyatidae demersal 3.8 native
Dasyatis marmorata Marbled stingray Dasyatidae demersal 3.6 native
Dasyatis pastinaca Common stingray Dasyatidae demersal 4.1 native
Deania calcea Birdbeak dogfish Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Deania profundorum Arrowhead dogfish Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.4 native
Deania quadrispinosa Longsnout dogfish Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Decapterus punctatus Round scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Dentex angolensis Angolan dentex Sparidae demersal 3.5 native
Dentex barnardi Barnard's dentex Sparidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Dentex canariensis Canary dentex Sparidae demersal 3.6 native
Dentex congoensis Congo dentex Sparidae demersal 3.7 native
Dentex gibbosus Pink dentex Sparidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Dentex macrophthalmus Large-eye dentex Sparidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Desmodema polystictum Polka-dot ribbonfish Trachipteridae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Diaphus anderseni Andersen's lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Diaphus bertelseni Bertelsen's lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Diaphus brachycephalus Short-headed lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Diaphus diadematus Crown lanternfish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.1 native
Diaphus dumerilii Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.0 native
Diaphus effulgens Headlight fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Diaphus fragilis Fragile lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Diaphus hudsoni Hudson's lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Diaphus meadi Mead's lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Diaphus mollis Soft lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Diaphus ostenfeldi Ostenfeld's lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Diaphus perspicillatus Transparent lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Diaphus splendidus Horned lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Diaphus taaningi Slopewater lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Dibranchus atlanticus Atlantic batfish Ogcocephalidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Dichistius capensis Galjoen Dichistiidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Dicologlossa cuneata Wedge sole Soleidae demersal 3.3 native
Dicrolene introniger Digitate cusk eel Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.0 native
Dicrolene pallidus Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Diodon holocanthus Longspined porcupinefish Diodontidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Diodon hystrix Spot-fin porcupinefish Diodontidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Diogenichthys atlanticus Longfin lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Diplodus capensis Cape white seabream Sparidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Diplodus cervinus Zebra seabream Sparidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Diplodus vulgaris Common two-banded seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Diplophos taenia Pacific portholefish Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Diplospinus multistriatus Striped escolar Gempylidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Dipturus doutrei Violet skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Dipturus pullopunctatus Slime skate Rajidae demersal 4.1 endemic
Dipturus springeri Roughbelly skate Rajidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Dipturus stenorhynchus Prow-nose skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Diretmichthys parini Parin's spinyfish Diretmidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Diretmoides pauciradiatus Longwing spinyfin Diretmidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Dolichosudis fuliginosa Paralepididae bathypelagic 3.8 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 2.5 native
Drepane africana African sicklefish Drepaneidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Ebinania costaecanariae Psychrolutidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Echelus pachyrhynchus Ophichthidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Echeneis naucrates Live sharksucker Echeneidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Echidna peli Pebbletooth moray Muraenidae demersal 3.5 native
Echinorhinus brucus Bramble shark Echinorhinidae bathydemersal 4.4 native
Echiostoma barbatum Threadfin dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Eckloniaichthys scylliorhiniceps Weedsucker Gobiesocidae demersal 3.2 native
Ectreposebastes imus Midwater scorpionfish Setarchidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner Carangidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Electrona risso Electric lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 3.8 native
Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus Cape bonnetmouth Emmelichthyidae bathydemersal 3.4 questionable
Engraulis encrasicolus European anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Engraulis japonicus Japanese anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 questionable
Ephippion guttifer Prickly puffer Tetraodontidae demersal 3.5 native
Epigonus constanciae Epigonidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Epigonus denticulatus Pencil cardinal Epigonidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Epigonus pandionis Bigeye Epigonidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Epigonus robustus Robust cardinalfish Epigonidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Epigonus telescopus Black cardinal fish Epigonidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Epinephelus aeneus White grouper Serranidae demersal 4.0 native
Epinephelus costae Goldblotch grouper Serranidae demersal 3.9 native
Epinephelus fasciatus Blacktip grouper Serranidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Epinephelus goreensis Dungat grouper Serranidae demersal 3.9 native
Epinephelus marginatus Dusky grouper Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Eptatretus hexatrema Sixgill hagfish Myxinidae demersal 4.5 native
Erythrocles monodi Atlantic rubyfish Emmelichthyidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Ethmalosa fimbriata Bonga shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.5 native
Etmopterus brachyurus Shorttail lanternshark Etmopteridae bathydemersal 4.2 questionable
Etmopterus compagnoi Etmopteridae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Etmopterus gracilispinis Broadbanded lanternshark Etmopteridae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Etmopterus granulosus Southern lanternshark Etmopteridae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Etmopterus lucifer Blackbelly lanternshark Etmopteridae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Etmopterus polli African lanternshark Etmopteridae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Etmopterus pusillus Smooth lanternshark Etmopteridae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Etmopterus spinax Velvet belly Etmopteridae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Etrumeus whiteheadi Whitehead's round herring Dussumieriidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.4 native
Eustomias achirus Proud dragonfish Stomiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Eustomias enbarbatus Barbate dragonfish Stomiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Eustomias filifer Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Eustomias fissibarbis Stomiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.2 native
Eustomias obscurus Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Eustomias schmidti Schmidt's dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Euthynnus alletteratus Little tunny Scombridae reef-associated 4.3 native
Evermannella balbo Balbo sabretooth Evermannellidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Exocoetus obtusirostris Oceanic two-wing flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Exocoetus volitans Tropical two-wing flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Facciolella oxyrhyncha Facciola's sorcerer Nettastomatidae demersal 3.5 native
Fistularia petimba Red cornetfish Fistulariidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Fistularia tabacaria Cornetfish Fistulariidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Flagellostomias boureei Longbarb dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.6 native
Fodiator acutus Sharpchin flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-oceanic 3.3 native
Fontitrygon margarita Daisy stingray Dasyatidae demersal 3.4 native
Fontitrygon margaritella Pearl stingray Dasyatidae demersal 3.9 native
Gadella imberbis Beardless codling Moridae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Galeichthys feliceps White barbel Ariidae demersal 3.8 native
Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.6 native
Galeoides decadactylus Lesser African threadfin Polynemidae demersal 3.6 native
Galeorhinus galeus Tope shark Triakidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Galeus polli African sawtail catshark Scyliorhinidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Gempylus serpens Snake mackerel Gempylidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Genypterus capensis Kingklip Ophidiidae bathydemersal 4.4 native
Gephyroberyx darwinii Darwin's slimehead Trachichthyidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Gerres nigri Guinean striped mojarra Gerreidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Gobius paganellus Rock goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Gobius senegambiensis Gobiidae demersal 3.2 native
Gonichthys cocco Cocco’s lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Gonostoma denudatum Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Grammicolepis brachiusculus Thorny tinselfish Grammicolepididae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Guentherus altivela Jellynose Ateleopodidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Gymnammodytes capensis Cape sandlance Ammodytidae demersal 3.1 native
Gymnothorax afer Dark moray Muraenidae demersal 4.1 native
Gymnothorax mareei Spotjaw moray Muraenidae demersal 3.8 native
Gymnura altavela Spiny butterfly ray Gymnuridae demersal 4.5 native
Gymnura natalensis Butterfly ray Gymnuridae demersal 3.9 native
Halieutaea hancocki Hairy seabat Ogcocephalidae bathydemersal 3.3 questionable
Halosaurus ovenii Halosauridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Haploblepharus pictus Dark shyshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 4.2 native
Harriotta raleighana Pacific longnose chimaera Rhinochimaeridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Helicolenus dactylopterus Blackbelly rosefish Sebastidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Hemerorhinus opici Ophichthidae demersal 3.7 native
Hemicaranx bicolor Bicolor jack Carangidae demersal 3.9 native
Hemiramphus balao Balao halfbeak Hemiramphidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Hemiramphus brasiliensis Ballyhoo halfbeak Hemiramphidae reef-associated 2.3 native
Heptranchias perlo Sharpnose sevengill shark Hexanchidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Herwigia kreffti Krefft's smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Heteromycteris capensis Cape sole Soleidae demersal 3.4 native
Heteromycteris proboscideus True sole Soleidae demersal 3.3 native
Heterophotus ophistoma Wingfin snaggletooth Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus Glasseye Priacanthidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Hexanchus griseus Bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Himantolophus groenlandicus Atlantic footballfish Himantolophidae bathypelagic 4.3 native
Hirundichthys affinis Fourwing flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.8 native
Hirundichthys rondeletii Black wing flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-oceanic 3.0 native
Histrio histrio Sargassumfish Antennariidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Holcomycteronus digittatus Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.5 questionable
Holocentrus adscensionis Squirrelfish Holocentridae reef-associated 3.1 native
Holohalaelurus regani Izak catshark Scyliorhinidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Holtbyrnia anomala Bighead searsid Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Hoplostethus atlanticus Orange roughy Trachichthyidae bathypelagic 4.3 native
Hoplostethus cadenati Black slimehead Trachichthyidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Hoplostethus mediterraneus Mediterranean slimehead Trachichthyidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Hoplostethus melanopus Smallscale slimehead Trachichthyidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Howella sherborni Sherborn's pelagic bass Howellidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Hydrolagus mirabilis Large-eyed rabbitfish Chimaeridae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Hygophum hygomii Bermuda lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Hygophum reinhardtii Reinhardt's lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Hygophum taaningi Tåning’s lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Hymenocephalus italicus Glasshead grenadier Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Hyperoglyphe pringlei Black butterfish Centrolophidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Hyporhamphus picarti African halfbeak Hemiramphidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Hyporthodus haifensis Haifa grouper Serranidae demersal 4.0 native
Ichthyococcus ovatus Lightfish Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Idiacanthus atlanticus Black dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Ijimaia loppei Loppe's tadpole fish Ateleopodidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Ipnops agassizii Grideye fish Ipnopidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Isistius brasiliensis Cookie cutter shark Dalatiidae bathypelagic 4.3 native
Istiompax indica Black marlin Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Istiophorus albicans Atlantic sailfish Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfin mako Lamnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Japonoconger africanus Congridae bathydemersal 3.9 questionable
Kajikia albida Atlantic white marlin Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Kali macrodon Chiasmodontidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Kali parri Chiasmodontidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Kaperangus microlepis Thinlip splitfin Acropomatidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Katsuwonus pelamis Skipjack tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Kuronezumia leonis Snubnose whiptail Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Kyphosus incisor Yellow sea chub Kyphosidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Kyphosus sectatrix Bermuda sea chub Kyphosidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Lactoria diaphana Roundbelly cowfish Ostraciidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Laemonema laureysi Guinean codling Moridae bathydemersal 3.5 questionable
Lagocephalus laevigatus Smooth puffer Tetraodontidae pelagic-neritic 4.0 native
Lagocephalus lagocephalus Oceanic puffer Tetraodontidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Lampadena anomala Anomalous lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Lampadena chavesi Chaves' lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Lampadena dea Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Lampadena luminosa Luminous lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Lampanyctodes hectoris Hector's lanternfish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Lampanyctus alatus Winged lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Lampanyctus australis Southern lanternfish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.3 native
Lampanyctus festivus Festive lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Lampanyctus intricarius Diamondcheek lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Lampanyctus lepidolychnus Mermaid lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Lampanyctus nobilis Noble lampfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Lampanyctus pusillus Pygmy lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Lampanyctus tenuiformis Slender lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Lampris guttatus Opah Lampridae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Lamprogrammus exutus Legless cuskeel Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Lamprogrammus shcherbachevi Scaleline cusk Ophidiidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Lepidion capensis Moridae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum Escolar Gempylidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Lepidophanes gaussi Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Lepidophanes guentheri Günther’s lanternfish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.0 native
Lepidopus caudatus Silver scabbardfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Lepidopus dubius Doubtful scabbardfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Lepidotrigla cadmani Scalebreast gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.5 native
Lepidotrigla carolae Carol's gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.5 native
Leptocharias smithii Barbeled houndshark Leptochariidae demersal 3.8 native
Leptoderma macrops Grenadier smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Leptostomias gladiator Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Leptostomias longibarba Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Lestidium atlanticum Atlantic barracudina Paralepididae bathypelagic 3.8 native
Lestrolepis intermedia Paralepididae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Lesueurigobius koumansi Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Lesueurigobius sanzi Sanzo's goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Leucoraja wallacei Yellowspotted skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Lichia amia Leerfish Carangidae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Lithognathus aureti West coast seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Lithognathus lithognathus White steenbras Sparidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Lithognathus mormyrus Sand steenbras Sparidae demersal 3.4 native
Lithognathus olivieri Steenbras Sparidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Lobianchia dofleini Dofleini's lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Lobianchia gemellarii Cocco's lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Lobotes surinamensis Tripletail Lobotidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Lophius budegassa Blackbellied angler Lophiidae bathydemersal 4.4 native
Lophius vaillanti Shortspine African angler Lophiidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Lophius vomerinus Devil anglerfish Lophiidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Luciosudis normani Paperbones Notosudidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Lutjanus agennes African red snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Lutjanus dentatus African brown snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Lutjanus fulgens Golden African snapper Lutjanidae demersal 4.0 native
Lutjanus goreensis Gorean snapper Lutjanidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Luvarus imperialis Luvar Luvaridae pelagic-oceanic 3.8 native
Macroparalepis affinis Paralepididae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Macroramphosus scolopax Longspine snipefish Centriscidae demersal 3.5 native
Macrourus carinatus Ridge scaled rattail Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Makaira nigricans Blue marlin Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Malacocephalus laevis Softhead grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Malacocephalus occidentalis Western softhead grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Malacoraja spinacidermis Soft skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Malacosteus niger Stoplight loosejaw Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Maulisia acuticeps Sharpsnout tubeshoulder Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Maulisia microlepis Smallscale searsid Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Maurolicus muelleri Silvery lightfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Maurolicus walvisensis Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Melamphaes eulepis Melamphaidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Melamphaes hubbsi Melamphaidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Melamphaes simus Ridgehead Melamphaidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Melanocetus johnsonii Humpback anglerfish Melanocetidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Melanonus zugmayeri Arrowtail Melanonidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Melanostomias bartonbeani Scaleless black dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Melanostomias niger Fangtooth dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Melanostomias tentaculatus Tentacle dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Merluccius capensis Shallow-water Cape hake Merlucciidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Merluccius paradoxus Deep-water Cape hake Merlucciidae bathydemersal 4.9 native
Merluccius polli Benguela hake Merlucciidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Microchirus boscanion Lusitanian sole Soleidae demersal 3.2 native
Microlipophrys velifer Blenniidae demersal 2.3 native
Miracorvina angolensis Angola croaker Sciaenidae demersal 4.0 native
Mobula birostris Giant manta Myliobatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Mobula rochebrunei Lesser Guinean devil ray Myliobatidae pelagic-neritic 3.9 questionable
Mola mola Ocean sunfish Molidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Monacoa grimaldii Mirrorbelly Opisthoproctidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Monodactylus sebae African moony Monodactylidae pelagic-neritic 3.9 native
Monolene mertensi Marten's moonflounder Bothidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Monolene microstoma Smallmouth moonflounder Bothidae bathypelagic 3.6 native
Monomitopus metriostoma Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Mugil bananensis Banana mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.8 native
Mugil cephalus Flathead grey mullet Mugilidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Muraena melanotis Muraenidae demersal 3.5 native
Muraena robusta Stout moray Muraenidae demersal 4.0 native
Muraenoclinus dorsalis Nosestripe klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Mustelus mustelus Smooth-hound Triakidae demersal 3.8 native
Mustelus palumbes Whitespotted smooth-hound Triakidae demersal 3.5 native
Mycteroperca rubra Mottled grouper Serranidae demersal 4.1 native
Myctophum affine Metallic lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Myctophum asperum Prickly lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Myctophum nitidulum Pearly lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Myctophum obtusirostre Bluntsnout lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Myctophum phengodes Bright lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Myctophum selenops Wisner's lantern fish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Myliobatis aquila Common eagle ray Myliobatidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Myrophis plumbeus Leaden worm eel Ophichthidae demersal 4.2 questionable
Mystriophis crosnieri Ophichthidae demersal 3.5 native
Mystriophis rostellatus African spoon-nose eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.9 native
Myxine capensis Cape hagfish Myxinidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Nannobrachium atrum Dusky lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Nannobrachium cuprarium Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Nannobrachium lineatum Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Nansenia tenera Microstomatidae pelagic-oceanic 3.3 native
Narke capensis Onefin electric ray Narkidae demersal 3.1 native
Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Nealotus tripes Black snake mackerel Gempylidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Nemichthys curvirostris Boxer snipe eel Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Nemichthys scolopaceus Slender snipe eel Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Nemoossis belloci Longfin bonefish Albulidae bathydemersal 3.0 native
Neocyttus rhomboidalis Spiky oreo Oreosomatidae bathypelagic 3.6 native
Neoharriotta pinnata Sicklefin chimaera Rhinochimaeridae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Neomerinthe folgori Folger's scorpionfish Scorpaenidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Neonesthes capensis Cape snaggletooth Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Neonesthes microcephalus Smallhead snaggletooth Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.8 native
Neoraja stehmanni African pygmy skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.7 endemic
Neoscopelus macrolepidotus Large-scaled lantern fish Neoscopelidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Nesiarchus nasutus Black gemfish Gempylidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Nettastoma melanurum Blackfin sorcerer Nettastomatidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Nezumia aequalis Common Atlantic grenadier Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Nezumia africana Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.3 questionable
Nezumia brevibarbata Shortbeard grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Nezumia duodecim Twelve-rayed grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Nezumia micronychodon Smalltooth grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Nezumia milleri Miller's grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Nezumia sclerorhynchus Roughtip grenadier Macrouridae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Notacanthus sexspinis Spiny-back eel Notacanthidae bathydemersal 3.0 native
Notolychnus valdiviae Topside lampfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Notopogon macrosolen Longsnout bellowfish Centriscidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Notorynchus cepedianus Broadnose sevengill shark Hexanchidae demersal 4.7 native
Notoscopelus caudispinosus Lobisomem Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Notoscopelus resplendens Patchwork lampfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Oblada melanura Saddled seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Odontostomias micropogon Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Odontostomops normalops Undistinguished sabretooth Evermannellidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Ophichthus ophis Spotted snake eel Ophichthidae demersal 4.5 native
Ophisurus serpens Serpent eel Ophichthidae demersal 4.1 native
Opostomias micripnus Obese dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.7 native
Oxynotus centrina Angular roughshark Oxynotidae bathydemersal 3.1 questionable
Oxyporhamphus similis False halfbeak Hemiramphidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Pachymetopon blochii Hottentot seabream Sparidae demersal 3.4 native
Pachystomias microdon Smalltooth dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Pagellus bellottii Red pandora Sparidae demersal 3.6 native
Pagrus africanus Southern common seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Pagrus auriga Redbanded seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Pagrus caeruleostictus Bluespotted seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Panturichthys longus Slender shortfaced eel Heterenchelyidae demersal 4.0 native
Parablennius cornutus Blenniidae demersal 2.8 native
Parablennius pilicornis Ringneck blenny Blenniidae demersal 3.2 native
Paracallionymus costatus Ladder dragonet Callionymidae bathydemersal 3.0 native
Paraconger notialis Guinean conger Congridae demersal 4.1 native
Paradiplospinus gracilis Slender escolar Gempylidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Paragaleus pectoralis Atlantic weasel shark Hemigaleidae demersal 4.3 native
Parakuhlia macrophthalmus Dara Haemulidae demersal 3.4 native
Paraliparis australis Liparidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Paraliparis copei wilsoni Liparidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Parapristipoma octolineatum African striped grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.5 native
Parasudis fraserbrunneri Chlorophthalmidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Parexocoetus brachypterus Sailfin flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Pavoclinus pavo Peacock klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Pegusa lascaris Sand sole Soleidae demersal 3.3 native
Penopus microphthalmus Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Pentanemus quinquarius Royal threadfin Polynemidae demersal 3.6 native
Pentheroscion mbizi Sciaenidae demersal 3.7 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper Gobiidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Peristedion cataphractum African armoured searobin Peristediidae demersal 3.5 native
Perulibatrachus elminensis Guinean toadfish Batrachoididae demersal 3.6 native
Perulibatrachus rossignoli Rossignol's toadfish Batrachoididae demersal 3.5 native
Phosichthys argenteus Silver lightfish Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Photonectes braueri Brauer's dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Photonectes leucospilus Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Photonectes margarita Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Physiculus capensis Moridae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Physiculus huloti Brown codling Moridae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Pisodonophis semicinctus Ophichthidae demersal 3.5 native
Plectorhinchus macrolepis Biglip grunt Haemulidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Plectorhinchus mediterraneus Rubberlip grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.5 native
Pleuroscopus pseudodorsalis Scaly stargazer Uranoscopidae demersal 4.2 native
Pollichthys mauli Stareye lightfish Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 3.7 native
Polydactylus quadrifilis Giant African threadfin Polynemidae demersal 4.0 native
Polyipnus polli Round hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Polymetme corythaeola Rendezvous fish Phosichthyidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Polyprion americanus Wreckfish Polyprionidae demersal 4.1 native
Pomadasys incisus Bastard grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.8 native
Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.3 native
Pomadasys olivaceus Olive grunt Haemulidae reef-associated 2.6 native
Pomadasys perotaei Parrot grunt Haemulidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Pomadasys rogerii Pigsnout grunt Haemulidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Pomadasys suillus Haemulidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish Pomatomidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Pontinus kuhlii Offshore rockfish Scorpaenidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Pontinus leda Speckled deepwater scorpionfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.5 native
Porogadus miles Slender cuskeel Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Priacanthus arenatus Atlantic bigeye Priacanthidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Prionace glauca Blue shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Pristis microdon Largetooth sawfish Pristidae demersal 3.8 native
Pristis pectinata Smalltooth sawfish Pristidae demersal 4.5 native
Prognathodes marcellae Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Prognichthys gibbifrons Bluntnose flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Promethichthys prometheus Roudi escolar Gempylidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Psenes pellucidus Bluefin driftfish Nomeidae bathypelagic 3.8 native
Psettodes belcheri Spottail spiny turbot Psettodidae demersal 4.1 native
Pseudocaranx dentex White trevally Carangidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Pseudocarcharias kamoharai Crocodile shark Pseudocarchariidae pelagic-oceanic 4.2 native
Pseudocyttus maculatus Smooth oreo dory Oreosomatidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Pseudomyrophis atlanticus Ophichthidae demersal 4.0 native
Pseudotolithus elongatus Bobo croaker Sciaenidae demersal 4.1 native
Pseudotolithus epipercus Guinea croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.6 native
Pseudotolithus moorii Cameroon croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.4 native
Pseudotolithus senegalensis Cassava croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.8 native
Pseudotolithus senegallus Law croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.9 native
Pseudotolithus typus Longneck croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.7 native
Pseudupeneus prayensis West African goatfish Mullidae demersal 3.2 native
Pterogymnus laniarius Panga seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Pteroplatytrygon violacea Pelagic stingray Dasyatidae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Pteroscion peli Boe drum Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Pythonichthys macrurus Longtailed shortfaced eel Heterenchelyidae demersal 3.9 native
Pythonichthys microphthalmus Shorttailed shortfaced eel Heterenchelyidae demersal 3.8 native
Rachycentron canadum Cobia Rachycentridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Radiicephalus elongatus Tapertail Radiicephalidae pelagic-oceanic 3.9 native
Raja clavata Thornback ray Rajidae demersal 3.8 questionable
Raja miraletus Brown ray Rajidae demersal 3.7 native
Raja straeleni Spotted skate Rajidae demersal 4.0 native
Rajella barnardi Bigthorn skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Rajella caudaspinosa Munchskin skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.6 endemic
Rajella dissimilis Ghost skate Rajidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Rajella leoparda Leopard skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Rajella ravidula Smoothback skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Ranzania laevis Slender sunfish Molidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Regalecus glesne King of herrings Regalecidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Remora brachyptera Spearfish remora Echeneidae pelagic-oceanic 3.5 native
Rhabdosargus globiceps White stumpnose Sparidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Rhadinesthes decimus Slender snaggletooth Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Rhincodon typus Whale shark Rhincodontidae pelagic-oceanic 3.5 native
Rhinecanthus aculeatus White-banded triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Rhinobatos albomaculatus Whitespotted guitarfish Rhinobatidae demersal 4.1 native
Rhinobatos irvinei Spineback guitarfish Rhinobatidae demersal 3.8 native
Rhinochimaera atlantica Straightnose rabbitfish Rhinochimaeridae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Rhizoprionodon acutus Milk shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Rhynchohyalus natalensis Glasshead barreleye Opisthoproctidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Rostroraja alba White skate Rajidae demersal 4.4 native
Ruvettus pretiosus Oilfish Gempylidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Rypticus saponaceus Greater soapfish Serranidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Rypticus subbifrenatus Spotted soapfish Serranidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Sagamichthys schnakenbecki Schnakenbeck's searsid Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Sarda sarda Atlantic bonito Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Sardinella aurita Round sardinella Clupeidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Sardinella maderensis Madeiran sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.2 native
Sardinella rouxi Yellowtail sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Sardinops sagax South American pilchard Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Sargocentron hastatum Red squirrelfish Holocentridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Sarpa salpa Salema Sparidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Saurida brasiliensis Brazilian lizardfish Synodontidae demersal 4.2 native
Scartella cristata Molly miller Blenniidae reef-associated 2.5 native
Scartella emarginata Maned blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.8 native
Schedophilus huttoni New Zealand ruffe Centrolophidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Schedophilus ovalis Imperial blackfish Centrolophidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Schedophilus pemarco Pemarco blackfish Centrolophidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Schedophilus velaini Violet warehou Centrolophidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Scomber japonicus Chub mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Scomberesox scombroides King gar Scomberesocidae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Scomberesox simulans Dwarf saury Scomberesocidae pelagic-oceanic 3.4 native
Scomberomorus tritor West African Spanish mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.3 native
Scombrolabrax heterolepis Longfin escolar Scombrolabracidae benthopelagic 4.0 questionable
Scopelarchus analis Short fin pearleye Scopelarchidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Scopelarchus guentheri Staring pearleye Scopelarchidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Scopelengys tristis Pacific blackchin Neoscopelidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Scopelopsis multipunctatus Multispotted lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Scopelosaurus lepidus Blackfin waryfish Notosudidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Scopelosaurus meadi Blackring waryfish Notosudidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Scorpaena angolensis Angola rockfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.7 native
Scorpaena elongata Slender rockfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.9 native
Scorpaena normani Norman's rockfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.7 native
Scorpaena stephanica Spotted-fin rockfish Scorpaenidae demersal 4.0 native
Scyliorhinus capensis Yellowspotted catshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 4.0 native
Scyliorhinus cervigoni West African catshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 4.5 native
Selachophidium guentheri Barbed brotula Ophidiidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Selar crumenophthalmus Bigeye scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Selene dorsalis African moonfish Carangidae demersal 4.1 native
Seriola carpenteri Guinean amberjack Carangidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Seriola lalandi Yellowtail amberjack Carangidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Serranus accraensis Ghanean comber Serranidae demersal 3.8 native
Serranus africanus Serranidae demersal 3.5 native
Serranus cabrilla Comber Serranidae demersal 3.3 native
Serrivomer beanii Stout sawpalate Serrivomeridae bathypelagic 3.9 native
Setarches guentheri Channeled rockfish Setarchidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Sigmops bathyphilus Spark anglemouth Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Solea senegalensis Senegalese sole Soleidae demersal 3.3 native
Solitas gruveli Guinea flathead Platycephalidae demersal 4.0 native
Spectrunculus grandis Pudgy cuskeel Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Sphoeroides pachygaster Blunthead puffer Tetraodontidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Sphyraena afra Guinean barracuda Sphyraenidae pelagic-neritic 4.1 native
Sphyraena guachancho Guachanche barracuda Sphyraenidae pelagic-neritic 4.3 native
Sphyraena sphyraena European barracuda Sphyraenidae pelagic-neritic 4.0 native
Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead Sphyrnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Sphyrna zygaena Smooth hammerhead Sphyrnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.9 native
Spicara alta Bigeye picarel Sparidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Spicara melanurus Blackspot picarel Sparidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Spondyliosoma cantharus Black seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Squalus acanthias Picked dogfish Squalidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Squalus blainville Longnose spurdog Squalidae demersal 4.0 native
Squalus megalops Shortnose spurdog Squalidae demersal 4.3 questionable
Squalus mitsukurii Shortspine spurdog Squalidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Squatina aculeata Sawback angelshark Squatinidae demersal 4.0 native
Squatina oculata Smoothback angelshark Squatinidae demersal 4.0 native
Stegastes imbricatus Cape Verde gregory Pomacentridae demersal 2.2 native
Stephanolepis hispidus Planehead filefish Monacanthidae reef-associated 2.6 native
Sternoptyx diaphana Diaphanous hatchet fish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Sternoptyx pseudobscura Highlight hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Stomias affinis Günther's boafish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.3 native
Stomias boa boa Boa dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Stomias lampropeltis Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Stomias longibarbatus Longbarb scaly dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Stromateus fiatola Blue butterfish Stromateidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Strongylura senegalensis Senegal needlefish Belonidae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Sudis hyalina Paralepididae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Sufflogobius bibarbatus Pelagic goby Gobiidae demersal 2.8 native
Syacium guineensis Papillose flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 3.3 native
Symbolophorus boops Bogue lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Symphurus ligulatus Elongate tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.5 native
Symphurus nigrescens Tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Symphurus normani Norman's tonguesole Cynoglossidae demersal 3.5 native
Synaphobranchus affinis Grey cutthroat Synaphobranchidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Synaphobranchus kaupii Kaup's arrowtooth eel Synaphobranchidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Syngnathus acus Greater pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 3.3 native
Taaningichthys bathyphilus Deepwater lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Taaningichthys minimus Waistcoat lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Taeniura grabata Round stingray Dasyatidae demersal 4.0 native
Talismania antillarum Antillean smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Taractes rubescens Pomfret Bramidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Taractichthys longipinnis Big-scale pomfret Bramidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Tetragonurus atlanticus Bigeye squaretail Tetragonuridae pelagic-oceanic 3.6 native
Tetragonurus cuvieri Smalleye squaretail Tetragonuridae bathypelagic 3.8 native
Tetrapturus angustirostris Shortbill spearfish Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Tetrapturus pfluegeri Longbill spearfish Istiophoridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Tetronarce nobiliana Electric ray Torpedinidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Thorogobius angolensis Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Thunnus alalunga Albacore Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Thunnus albacares Yellowfin tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Thunnus obesus Bigeye tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Thyrsites atun Snoek Gempylidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Torpedo mackayana Ringed torpedo Torpedinidae demersal 4.2 native
Torpedo marmorata Marbled electric ray Torpedinidae reef-associated 4.6 native
Torpedo torpedo Common torpedo Torpedinidae demersal 4.3 native
Trachinocephalus myops Snakefish Synodontidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Trachinotus goreensis Longfin pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Trachinotus maxillosus Guinean pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Trachinotus ovatus Pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Trachinotus teraia Shortfin pompano Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Trachinus araneus Spotted weever Trachinidae demersal 4.0 native
Trachinus armatus Guinean weever Trachinidae demersal 3.7 native
Trachipterus trachypterus Mediterranean dealfish Trachipteridae bathypelagic 2.9 native
Trachurus capensis Cape horse mackerel Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Trachurus trecae Cunene horse mackerel Carangidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Trachyrincus scabrus Roughsnout grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Trachyscorpia eschmeyeri Cape rockfish Sebastidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Triakis megalopterus Sharptooth houndshark Triakidae demersal 4.0 native
Trichiurus lepturus Largehead hairtail Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Trigla lyra Piper gurnard Triglidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Triplophos hemingi Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Tripterophycis gilchristi Grenadier cod Moridae bathydemersal 3.0 native
Tylosurus acus rafale Atlantic agujon needlefish Belonidae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Tylosurus crocodilus Hound needlefish Belonidae reef-associated 4.4 native
Umbrina canariensis Canary drum Sciaenidae demersal 3.4 native
Umbrina ronchus Fusca drum Sciaenidae demersal 3.4 native
Umbrina steindachneri Steindachner's drum Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Uranoscopus albesca Longspine stargazer Uranoscopidae demersal 4.3 native
Uranoscopus cadenati West African stargazer Uranoscopidae demersal 4.0 native
Uranoscopus polli Whitespotted stargazer Uranoscopidae demersal 4.2 native
Uraspis secunda Cottonmouth jack Carangidae pelagic-oceanic 4.0 native
Valenciennellus tripunctulatus Constellationfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Vanstraelenia chirophthalma African solenette Soleidae demersal 3.5 native
Venefica proboscidea Whipsnout sorcerer Nettastomatidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Vinciguerria nimbaria Oceanic lightfish Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Xenodermichthys copei Bluntsnout smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi Spotted tinselfish Grammicolepididae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Xenopoclinus leprosus Leprous platanna-klipfish Clinidae demersal 3.3 native
Xiphias gladius Swordfish Xiphiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Yarrella blackfordi Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Zameus squamulosus Velvet dogfish Somniosidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Zenion hololepis Zeniontidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Zenion longipinnis Zeniontidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Zenopsis conchifer Silvery John dory Zeidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Zeus capensis Cape dory Zeidae demersal 4.5 native
Zeus faber John dory Zeidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Zu cristatus Scalloped ribbonfish Trachipteridae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Zu elongatus Taper-tail ribbonfish Trachipteridae bathypelagic 4.0 native
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