Species in Gulf of California
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Ablennes hians Flat needlefish Belonidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Abudefduf concolor Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.7 native
Abudefduf declivifrons Mexican nightsergeant Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.7 native
Abudefduf troschelii Panamic sergeant major Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.0 native
Acanthemblemaria balanorum Clubhead blenny Chaenopsidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Acanthemblemaria crockeri Browncheek blenny Chaenopsidae reef-associated 3.4 endemic
Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Cortez barnacle blenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.5 native
Acanthurus triostegus Convict surgeonfish Acanthuridae reef-associated 2.8 native
Acanthurus xanthopterus Yellowfin surgeonfish Acanthuridae reef-associated 2.9 native
Achirus mazatlanus Mazatlan sole Achiridae demersal 3.2 native
Achirus scutum Network sole Achiridae demersal 3.3 native
Aetobatus narinari Spotted eagle ray Myliobatidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Albula esuncula Eastern Pacific bonefish Albulidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Albula gilberti Cortez bonefish Albulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Albula pacifica Pacific shafted bonefish Albulidae demersal 3.3 native
Albula vulpes Bonefish Albulidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Alopias pelagicus Pelagic thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Anarchias galapagensis Hardtail moray Muraenidae demersal 3.4 native
Anchoa argentivittata Regan's anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Anchoa curta Short anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.3 native
Anchoa exigua Slender anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.3 native
Anchoa helleri Heller's anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Anchoa ischana Sharpnose anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Anchoa lucida Bright anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Anchoa mundeola False Panama anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Anchoa mundeoloides Northern Gulf anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Anchoa nasus Longnose anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Anchoa walkeri Persistent anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Anchovia macrolepidota Bigscale anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 2.7 native
Anisotremus davidsonii Xantic sargo Haemulidae demersal 3.5 native
Anisotremus interruptus Burrito grunt Haemulidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Antennatus sanguineus Bloody frogfish Antennariidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Antennatus strigatus Bandtail frogfish Antennariidae demersal 4.0 native
Apogon retrosella Barspot cardinalfish Apogonidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Apristurus kampae Longnose catshark Scyliorhinidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Apterichtus equatorialis Equatorial eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Arcos erythrops Rockwall clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.0 native
Argentina sialis North-Pacific argentine Argentinidae demersal 3.1 native
Ariosoma gilberti Gilbert's garden eel Congridae reef-associated 3.8 native
Arothron meleagris Guineafowl puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Aruma histrio Slow goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Atherinella eriarcha Longfin silverside Atherinopsidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Atherinella nepenthe Pitcher silverside Atherinopsidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Atherinops affinis Topsmelt silverside Atherinopsidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Atractoscion nobilis White weakfish Sciaenidae demersal 4.3 native
Aulopus bajacali Eastern Pacific flagfin Aulopidae demersal 4.0 native
Auxis brachydorax Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Auxis eudorax Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Bagre panamensis Chilhuil sea catfish Ariidae demersal 4.0 native
Bagre pinnimaculatus Red sea catfish Ariidae demersal 4.5 native
Bairdiella armata Armed croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Bairdiella icistia Ronco croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.9 native
Bajacalifornia burragei Sharpchin slickhead Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Balistes polylepis Finescale triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Barbantus curvifrons Palebelly searsid Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Barbulifer mexicanus Saddlebanded goby Gobiidae demersal 3.1 native
Barbulifer pantherinus Panther goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Bascanichthys bascanoides Sooty sand eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.9 native
Bassozetus nasus Ophidiidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Bathophilus filifer Sparing Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Bathycongrus macrurus Shorthead conger Congridae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Bathycongrus varidens Largehead conger Congridae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Bathylagus pacificus Slender blacksmelt Bathylagidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Bellator loxias Barred searobin Triglidae demersal 3.5 native
Bellator xenisma Splitnose searobin Triglidae demersal 3.4 native
Benthosema panamense Panama lanternfish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.1 native
Beringraja binoculata Big skate Rajidae demersal 3.9 native
Bodianus diplotaenia Mexican hogfish Labridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Bollmannia macropoma Frailscale goby Gobiidae demersal 3.5 native
Bollmannia ocellata Pennant goby Gobiidae demersal 3.5 native
Bollmannia stigmatura Tailspot goby Gobiidae demersal 3.5 native
Bothus constellatus Pacific eyed flounder Bothidae demersal 3.5 native
Bothus leopardinus Pacific leopard flounder Bothidae demersal 3.7 native
Bregmaceros bathymaster Codlet Bregmacerotidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Brotula clarkae Pacific bearded brotula Ophidiidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Calamus brachysomus Pacific porgy Sparidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Callechelys cliffi Sandy ridgefin eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Callechelys eristigma Spotted ridgefin eel Ophichthidae demersal 4.0 native
Canthigaster punctatissima Spotted sharpnosed puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Carangoides otrynter Threadfin jack Carangidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Caranx caballus Green jack Carangidae pelagic-neritic 4.1 native
Caranx caninus Pacific crevalle jack Carangidae pelagic-oceanic 3.9 native
Caranx melampygus Bluefin trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally Carangidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Caranx vinctus Cocinero Carangidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 questionable
Carapus dubius Pacific pearlfish Carapidae demersal 3.5 native
Carcharhinus altimus Bignose shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Carcharhinus brachyurus Copper shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Carcharhinus cerdale Pacific smalltail shark Carcharhinidae demersal 4.1 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 obscurus Dusky shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Carcharodon carcharias Great white shark Lamnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Cataetyx rubrirostris Rubynose brotula Bythitidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Centropomus medius Blackfin snook Centropomidae demersal 4.0 native
Centropomus nigrescens Black snook Centropomidae demersal 4.2 native
Centropomus robalito Yellowfin snook Centropomidae pelagic-neritic 3.8 native
Centropomus viridis White snook Centropomidae demersal 4.2 native
Cephalopholis panamensis Pacific graysby Serranidae reef-associated 4.2 native
Cephaloscyllium ventriosum Swellshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 3.9 native
Cetengraulis mysticetus Pacific anchoveta Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 2.5 native
Cetorhinus maximus Basking shark Cetorhinidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Chaenopsis coheni Cortez pikeblenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.6 native
Chaetodipterus zonatus Pacific spadefish Ephippidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Chaetodon humeralis Threebanded butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 2.7 native
Chauliodus macouni Pacific viperfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus californicus California flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 questionable
Cheilotrema saturnum Black croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.5 native
Chilomycterus reticulatus Spotfin burrfish Diodontidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Chlopsis apterus Stripesnout false moray Chlopsidae demersal 3.6 native
Chlopsis kazuko Mexican false moray Chlopsidae demersal 3.5 native
Chloroscombrus orqueta Pacific bumper Carangidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Chromis alta Oval damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Chromis atrilobata Scissortail damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Chromis limbaughi Limbaugh's damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus Coral hawkfish Cirrhitidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Cirrhitus rivulatus Giant hawkfish Cirrhitidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Cirriemblemaria lucasana Plume blenny Chaenopsidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Citharichthys mariajorisae Five-rayed sanddab Paralichthyidae demersal 3.4 native
Clevelandia ios Arrow goby Gobiidae demersal 3.1 native
Coelorinchus scaphopsis Shoulderspot grenadier Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Colpichthys hubbsi Delta silverside Atherinopsidae pelagic-neritic 2.9 endemic
Colpichthys regis False grunion Atherinopsidae pelagic-neritic 2.9 endemic
Conodon serrifer Armed grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.5 native
Coralliozetus angelicus Angel blenny Chaenopsidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Coralliozetus boehlkei Barcheek blenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.6 native
Coralliozetus micropes Scarletfin blenny Chaenopsidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Corvula macrops Vacuocua croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Coryphaena hippurus Common dolphinfish Coryphaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.8 native
Cryptotrema seftoni Hidden blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.7 native
Cynoponticus coniceps Red pike conger Muraenesocidae demersal 4.0 native
Cynoscion nannus Dwarf weakfish Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Cynoscion othonopterus Gulf weakfish Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Cynoscion parvipinnis Shortfin weakfish Sciaenidae demersal 4.5 native
Cynoscion squamipinnis Weakfish Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Cypselurus callopterus Ornamented flyingfish Exocoetidae pelagic-neritic 4.0 native
Dactylagnus mundus Giant sand stargazer Dactyloscopidae demersal 5.3 native
Dactyloscopus byersi Notchtail stargazer Dactyloscopidae demersal 4.0 native
Dactyloscopus pectoralis Whitesaddle stargazer Dactyloscopidae demersal 4.0 native
Dasyatis brevis Whiptail stingray Dasyatidae demersal 3.8 native
Decapterus macrosoma Shortfin scad Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Deckertichthys aureolus Golden mojarra Gerreidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Diapterus peruvianus Peruvian mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.7 native
Dibranchus hystrix Ogcocephalidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Dibranchus spinosus Ogcocephalidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Diodon holocanthus Longspined porcupinefish Diodontidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Diodon hystrix Spot-fin porcupinefish Diodontidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Diplectrum labarum Highfin sand perch Serranidae demersal 3.7 native
Diplobatis ommata Ocellated electric ray Narcinidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Echidna nebulosa Starry moray Muraenidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Echidna nocturna Palenose moray Muraenidae demersal 3.9 native
Echiodon exsilium Nocturnal pearlfish Carapidae demersal 3.5 native
Ekemblemaria myersi Reefsand blenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.5 native
Elacatinus puncticulatus Gobiidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Elattarchus archidium Bluestreak drum Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Elops affinis Machete Elopidae pelagic-neritic 4.1 native
Emblemaria hypacanthus Gulf signal blenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Emblemaria walkeri Elusive signal blenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.4 native
Enchelycore octaviana Slenderjaw moray Muraenidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Engraulis mordax Californian anchovy Engraulidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Engyophrys sanctilaurentii Speckled-tail flounder Bothidae demersal 3.6 native
Enneanectes carminalis Carmine triplefin Tripterygiidae reef-associated 2.8 native
Entomacrodus chiostictus Rock blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Eptatretus mcconnaugheyi Shorthead hagfish Myxinidae demersal 4.3 native
Eptatretus sinus Cortez hagfish Myxinidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Ethadophis byrnei Ordinary eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Etropus ciadi Paralichthyidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Eucinostomus currani Pacific flagfin mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.3 native
Eucinostomus dowii Dow's mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.2 questionable
Eucinostomus entomelas Dark-spot mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.3 native
Eucinostomus gracilis Graceful mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.1 native
Eugerres axillaris Black axillary mojarra Gerreidae demersal 3.4 native
Evermannia longipinnis Enigmatic goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Exerpes asper Sargassum blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.5 native
Fistularia commersonii Bluespotted cornetfish Fistulariidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Fistularia corneta Pacific cornetfish Fistulariidae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Forcipiger flavissimus Longnose butterfly fish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Fowlerichthys avalonis Roughbar frogfish Antennariidae demersal 4.0 native
Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.6 native
Galeorhinus galeus Tope shark Triakidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Gempylus serpens Snake mackerel Gempylidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Gerres simillimus Gerreidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Gillellus ornatus Ornate stargazer Dactyloscopidae demersal 4.0 endemic
Gillellus semicinctus Half-banded stargazer Dactyloscopidae demersal 4.0 native
Gillichthys detrusus Gobiidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Gillichthys mirabilis Longjaw mudsucker Gobiidae demersal 3.2 native
Gillichthys seta Shortjaw mudsucker Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Ginglymostoma unami Ginglymostomatidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Gnathanodon speciosus Golden trevally Carangidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Gnathophis cinctus Hardtail conger Congridae demersal 4.2 native
Gobiesox adustus Panamic clingfish Gobiesocidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Gobiesox pinniger Gobiesocidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Gobiesox schultzi Smoothlip clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Gobiesox strumosus Skilletfish Gobiesocidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Gobiosoma paradoxum Paradox goby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Gobiosoma seminudum Silt goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Gorgasia punctata Peppered garden eel Congridae demersal 3.4 native
Grammonus diagrammus Purple brotula Bythitidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Gymnomuraena zebra Zebra moray Muraenidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Gymnothorax castaneus Panamic green moray Muraenidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Gymnothorax dovii Finespotted moray Muraenidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Gymnothorax equatorialis Spottail moray Muraenidae demersal 4.0 native
Gymnothorax eurygnathos Muraenidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Gymnothorax mordax California moray Muraenidae demersal 4.5 native
Gymnothorax panamensis Masked moray Muraenidae demersal 4.0 native
Gymnothorax phalarus Muraenidae demersal 4.1 native
Gymnothorax verrilli White-edged moray Muraenidae demersal 3.9 native
Gymnura crebripunctata Longsnout butterfly ray Gymnuridae demersal 3.7 native
Gymnura marmorata California butterfly ray Gymnuridae demersal 4.0 native
Haemulon californiensis Californian salema Haemulidae demersal 3.5 native
Harengula thrissina Pacific flatiron herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Hemanthias peruanus Splittail bass Serranidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Hemicaranx leucurus Yellowfin jack Carangidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Hemicaranx zelotes Blackfin jack Carangidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Hemiramphus saltator Longfin halfbeak Hemiramphidae pelagic-oceanic 4.0 native
Herpetoichthys fossatus Mustachioed snake-eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Heteroconger canabus White-ring garden eel Congridae demersal 3.4 native
Heteroconger digueti Cortez garden eel Congridae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Heterodontus francisci Horn shark Heterodontidae demersal 3.2 native
Heterodontus mexicanus Mexican hornshark Heterodontidae demersal 4.2 native
Holacanthus passer King angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 2.6 native
Hydrolagus colliei Spotted ratfish Chimaeridae demersal 3.7 native
Hydrolagus melanophasma Eastern Pacific Black Ghostshark Chimaeridae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Hypanus dipterurus Diamond stingray Dasyatidae demersal 3.5 native
Hypanus longus Longtail stingray Dasyatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis Barnaclebill blenny Blenniidae reef-associated 2.0 native
Hypsoblennius digueti Blenniidae demersal 2.8 native
Hypsoblennius gentilis Bay blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.7 native
Hypsoblennius jenkinsi Mussel blenny Blenniidae demersal 2.7 native
Hypsopsetta macrocephala Pleuronectidae demersal 3.4 native
Ichthyapus selachops Smiling snake-eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Ilypnus luculentus Bright goby Gobiidae demersal 3.2 native
Isopisthus remifer Silver weakfish Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Johnrandallia nigrirostris Blacknosed butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.0 native
Katsuwonus pelamis Skipjack tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Kuhlia mugil Barred flagtail Kuhliidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Kyphosus azureus Zebra-perch sea chub Kyphosidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Kyphosus elegans Cortez sea chub Kyphosidae reef-associated 2.9 native
Labrisomus wigginsi Baja blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.5 native
Lagocephalus lagocephalus Oceanic puffer Tetraodontidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Lampanyctus parvicauda Slimtail lampfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Lampris guttatus Opah Lampridae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Larimus acclivis Steeplined drum Sciaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Larimus argenteus Silver drum Sciaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Larimus effulgens Shining drum Sciaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Lepophidium microlepis Silver cusk eel Ophidiidae demersal 3.7 native
Lepophidium negropinna Specklefin cusk eel Ophidiidae demersal 3.8 native
Lepophidium pardale Leopard cusk eel Ophidiidae demersal 3.6 native
Lepophidium prorates Prowspine cusk eel Ophidiidae demersal 3.7 native
Lepophidium stigmatistium Mexican cusk-eel Ophidiidae demersal 3.6 native
Letharchus rosenblatti Sailfin snake-eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.7 native
Leuresthes sardina Gulf grunion Atherinopsidae pelagic-neritic 2.9 endemic
Leuroglossus stilbius California smoothtongue Bathylagidae bathypelagic 3.3 native
Lile nigrofasciata Blackstripe herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Lile stolifera Striped herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Liopropoma longilepis Scalyfin basslet Serranidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Lycenchelys folletti Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Malacoctenus mexicanus Labrisomidae demersal 3.4 native
Melamphaes macrocephalus Melamphaidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Melichthys niger Black triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 2.4 native
Menticirrhus nasus Highfin king croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.4 native
Mentodus eubranchus Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Merluccius angustimanus Panama hake Merlucciidae demersal 4.0 native
Merluccius hernandezi Cortez hake Merlucciidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Microgobius erectus Erect goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Micropogonias altipinnis Tallfin croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Micropogonias ectenes Slender croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.4 native
Micropogonias megalops Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Microspathodon bairdii Bumphead damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.5 native
Microspathodon dorsalis Giant damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.1 native
Mirorictus taningi Striped tubeshoulder Platytroctidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Mobula birostris Giant manta Myliobatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Mobula japanica Spinetail mobula Myliobatidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Mobula tarapacana Chilean devil ray Myliobatidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Mobula thurstoni Smoothtail mobula Myliobatidae pelagic-oceanic 3.1 native
Mola mola Ocean sunfish Molidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Mulloidichthys dentatus Mexican goatfish Mullidae reef-associated 3.7 native
Muraena argus Argus moray Muraenidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Muraena clepsydra Hourglass moray Muraenidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Muraena lentiginosa Jewel moray Muraenidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Mustelus albipinnis Whitemargin smoothhound Triakidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Mustelus californicus Gray smoothhound Triakidae demersal 3.5 native
Mustelus henlei Brown smooth-hound Triakidae demersal 3.6 native
Mustelus lunulatus Sicklefin smooth-hound Triakidae demersal 3.9 native
Myliobatis californica Bat eagle ray Myliobatidae demersal 3.2 native
Myliobatis longirostris Snouted eagle ray Myliobatidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Myrichthys maculosus Tiger snake eel Ophichthidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Myrophis vafer Pacific worm eel Ophichthidae demersal 4.2 native
Myxodagnus macrognathus Dactyloscopidae demersal 4.3 native
Narcine entemedor Giant electric ray Narcinidae demersal 3.0 native
Nasolamia velox Whitenose shark Carcharhinidae demersal 4.2 native
Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Nemichthys larseni Pale snipe eel Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Nemichthys scolopaceus Slender snipe eel Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Neobythites stelliferoides Thread brotula Ophidiidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Neoconger vermiformis Smalleye spaghetti eel Moringuidae demersal 3.2 native
Neoopisthopterus tropicus Tropical longfin herring Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 3.8 native
Notarius planiceps Flathead sea catfish Ariidae demersal 3.5 native
Notarius troschelii Chili sea catfish Ariidae demersal 4.5 questionable
Occidentarius platypogon Cominate sea catfish Ariidae demersal 3.6 native
Odontaspis ferox Smalltooth sand tiger Odontaspididae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Odontoscion xanthops Yelloweye croaker Sciaenidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Ogilbia davidsmithi Cortez brotula Bythitidae demersal 3.3 native
Ogilbia nigromarginata Blackmargin brotula Bythitidae demersal 3.2 native
Ogilbia nudiceps Slickhead brotula Bythitidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket Carangidae reef-associated 4.3 native
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Chinook salmon Salmonidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Ophichthus triserialis Pacific snake eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Ophichthus zophochir Yellow snake eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Ophidion iris Rainbow cusk eel Ophidiidae demersal 3.6 native
Ophioscion scierus Point-Tuza croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.5 native
Ophioscion strabo Squint-eyed croaker Sciaenidae demersal 3.5 native
Opisthonema libertate Pacific thread herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.9 native
Opisthonema medirastre Middling thread herring Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.3 native
Opisthopterus dovii Dove's longfin herring Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Opistognathus brochus Opistognathidae demersal 3.3 native
Opistognathus rhomaleus Giant jawfish Opistognathidae demersal 3.5 native
Opistognathus walkeri Opistognathidae demersal 3.5 native
Oxycirrhites typus Longnose hawkfish Cirrhitidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Oxylebius pictus Painted greenling Hexagrammidae demersal 3.4 native
Paraclinus altivelis Topgallant blenny Labrisomidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Paraclinus beebei Pink blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.5 native
Paraclinus tanygnathus Longjaw blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.5 native
Paraconger californiensis Ringeye conger Congridae demersal 4.0 native
Paraconger similis Shorttail conger Congridae demersal 3.8 native
Paraletharchus pacificus Pacific sailfin eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.9 native
Paralichthys aestuarius Cortez flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 4.2 native
Paraliparis ulochir Broadfin snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Parmaturus xaniurus Filetail catshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 4.0 native
Peprilus ovatus Shining butterfish Stromateidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Peprilus simillimus Pacific pompano Stromateidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Peprilus snyderi Salema butterfish Stromateidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Perissias taeniopterus Striped-fin flounder Bothidae demersal 3.4 native
Petrotyx hopkinsi Velvetnose brotula Ophidiidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Phaenomonas pinnata Elastic eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Phthanophaneron harveyi Gulf flashlightfish Anomalopidae demersal 3.3 native
Physiculus nematopus Charcoal mora Moridae demersal 3.4 native
Platybelone argalus pterura Baja California keeltail needlefish Belonidae pelagic-oceanic 4.2 native
Platyrhinoidis triseriata Thornback guitarfish Rhinobatidae demersal 3.4 native
Pliosteostoma lutipinnis Yellowfin herring Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Pomacanthus zonipectus Cortez angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Pomadasys panamensis Panama grunt Haemulidae demersal 3.8 native
Pontinus sierra Speckled scorpionfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.5 native
Porichthys analis Darkedge midshipman Batrachoididae demersal 3.9 native
Porichthys ephippiatus Saddle midshipman Batrachoididae demersal 3.7 native
Porichthys mimeticus Mimetic midshipman Batrachoididae demersal 3.9 native
Prionace glauca Blue shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Prionotus albirostris Whitesnout searobin Triglidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Prionotus birostratus Two-beaked searobin Triglidae demersal 3.5 native
Prionotus ruscarius Common searobin Triglidae demersal 3.7 native
Prionotus stephanophrys Lumptail searobin Triglidae demersal 3.7 native
Prionurus punctatus Yellowtail surgeonfish Acanthuridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Prognathodes falcifer Scythemarked butterflyfish Chaetodontidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Pronotogrammus eos Bigeye bass Serranidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Pronotogrammus multifasciatus Threadfin bass Serranidae demersal 3.1 native
Protemblemaria bicirrus Warthead blenny Chaenopsidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Psednos griseus Liparidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Psednos pallidus Liparidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Pseudobalistes naufragium Stone triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Pseudobatos glaucostigmus Speckled guitarfish Rhinobatidae demersal 3.6 native
Pseudobatos leucorhynchus Whitesnout guitarfish Rhinobatidae demersal 3.5 native
Pseudobatos productus Shovelnose guitarfish Rhinobatidae demersal 3.6 native
Quassiremus nothochir Smallfish snake-eel Ophichthidae demersal 3.8 native
Raja inornata California skate Rajidae demersal 3.8 native
Raja rhina Longnose skate Rajidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Raja velezi Velez ray Rajidae demersal 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 remora Shark sucker Echeneidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Rhincodon typus Whale shark Rhincodontidae pelagic-oceanic 3.5 native
Rhinoptera steindachneri Pacific cownose ray Myliobatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Rhizoprionodon longurio Pacific sharpnose shark Carcharhinidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Rhynchoconger nitens Bignose conger Congridae demersal 3.8 native
Rimicola dimorpha Southern clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.1 native
Rimicola eigenmanni Gobiesocidae demersal 3.5 native
Rimicola sila Guadalupe clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.2 native
Sagamichthys abei Shining tubeshoulder Platytroctidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Sardinops sagax South American pilchard Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Sargocentron suborbitale Tinsel squirrelfish Holocentridae demersal 3.5 native
Scarus rubroviolaceus Ember parrotfish Scaridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Scomberomorus concolor Monterey Spanish mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 4.2 endemic
Scorpaena sonorae Sonora scorpionfish Scorpaenidae demersal 3.6 native
Scuticaria tigrina Tiger reef-eel Muraenidae reef-associated 3.8 native
Sebastes cortezi Cortez rockfish Sebastidae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Sebastes diploproa Splitnose rockfish Sebastidae bathydemersal 3.7 native
Sebastes exsul Buccaneer rockfish Sebastidae demersal 3.6 native
Sebastes macdonaldi Mexican rockfish Sebastidae demersal 3.8 native
Sebastes sinensis Blackmouth rockfish Sebastidae bathypelagic 3.5 endemic
Serranus aequidens Deepwater serrano Serranidae demersal 3.6 native
Sphoeroides annulatus Bullseye puffer Tetraodontidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Sphoeroides lispus Naked puffer Tetraodontidae demersal 3.5 native
Sphoeroides lobatus Longnose puffer Tetraodontidae demersal 3.5 native
Sphoeroides sechurae Peruvian puffer Tetraodontidae demersal 3.4 native
Sphyraena lucasana Lucas barracuda Sphyraenidae pelagic-neritic 4.2 native
Sphyrna corona Scalloped bonnethead Sphyrnidae demersal 3.9 native
Sphyrna media Scoophead Sphyrnidae demersal 4.0 native
Sphyrna mokarran Great hammerhead Sphyrnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Sphyrna tiburo Bonnethead Sphyrnidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Sphyrna zygaena Smooth hammerhead Sphyrnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.9 native
Starksia cremnobates Fugitive blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.3 native
Starksia spinipenis Phallic blenny Labrisomidae demersal 3.5 native
Stathmonotus sinuscalifornici California worm blenny Chaenopsidae demersal 3.4 native
Stegastes leucorus Whitetail major Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.0 native
Stegastes rectifraenum Cortez damselfish Pomacentridae reef-associated 2.0 endemic
Stellifer illecebrosus Silver stardrum Sciaenidae demersal 3.2 native
Stomias atriventer Black-belly dragonfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.0 native
Strongylura exilis Californian needlefish Belonidae pelagic-neritic 4.5 native
Sufflamen verres Orangeside triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 3.3 native
Symphurus atramentatus Inkspot tonguefish Cynoglossidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Symphurus atricaudus California tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.4 native
Symphurus callopterus Chocolate tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Symphurus chabanaudi Chabanaud's tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.4 native
Symphurus elongatus Elongate tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Symphurus fasciolaris Banded tongue-fish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.4 native
Symphurus gorgonae Gorgonian tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.2 native
Symphurus leei Lee's tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Symphurus melanurus Drab tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Symphurus oligomerus Spotfin tonguefish Cynoglossidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Symphurus prolatinaris Halfstriped tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Symphurus williamsi William's tonguefish Cynoglossidae demersal 3.3 native
Synodus lucioceps California lizardfish Synodontidae reef-associated 4.5 native
Synodus sechurae Sechura lizardfish Synodontidae demersal 4.4 native
Tetronarce californica Pacific electric ray Torpedinidae demersal 4.5 native
Thalassoma lucasanum Cortez rainbow wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Tigrigobius digueti Banded cleaner goby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.1 native
Tigrigobius limbaughi Widebanded cleaning goby Gobiidae demersal 3.1 native
Tomicodon boehlkei Cortez clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Tomicodon eos Rosy clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.5 native
Tomicodon humeralis Sonora clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 2.9 endemic
Tomicodon myersi Blackstripe clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.1 native
Tomicodon zebra Zebra clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.5 native
Totoaba macdonaldi Totoaba Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Trachinotus kennedyi Blackblotch pompano Carangidae demersal 3.8 native
Trachinotus paitensis Paloma pompano Carangidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Trachinotus rhodopus Gafftopsail pompano Carangidae reef-associated 4.0 native
Trachurus symmetricus Pacific jack mackerel Carangidae pelagic-oceanic 3.6 native
Triakis semifasciata Leopard shark Triakidae demersal 3.7 native
Trichiurus lepturus Largehead hairtail Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Trinectes fonsecensis Spottedfin sole Achiridae demersal 3.4 native
Triphoturus mexicanus Mexican lampfish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.3 native
Tylosurus fodiator Mexican needlefish Belonidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Tylosurus pacificus Pacific agujon needlefish Belonidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Umbrina roncador Yellowfin drum Sciaenidae demersal 3.5 native
Umbrina wintersteeni Wintersteen drum Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Umbrina xanti Polla drum Sciaenidae demersal 3.7 native
Urobatis concentricus Reef stingray Urotrygonidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Urobatis maculatus Spotted round ray Urotrygonidae demersal 3.2 native
Urolophus halleri Haller's round ray Urolophidae demersal 3.2 native
Uropterygius macrocephalus Needle-tooth moray Muraenidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Uropterygius polystictus Peppered moray Muraenidae reef-associated 3.6 native
Urotrygon chilensis Blotched stingray Urotrygonidae demersal 3.6 native
Urotrygon munda Munda round ray Urotrygonidae demersal 3.7 native
Urotrygon rogersi Thorny stingray Urotrygonidae demersal 3.9 native
Vinciguerria lucetia Panama lightfish Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 3.2 native
Xenomedea rhodopyga Redrump blenny Labrisomidae reef-associated 3.5 native
Xenomystax atrarius Deepwater conger Congridae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Xiphias gladius Swordfish Xiphiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Zalembius rosaceus Pink seaperch Embiotocidae demersal 3.3 native
Zalieutes elater Roundel batfish Ogcocephalidae demersal 4.0 native
Zanclus cornutus Moorish idol Zanclidae reef-associated 2.5 native
Zaniolepis frenata Shortspine combfish Hexagrammidae demersal 3.4 native
Zapteryx exasperata Banded guitarfish Rhinobatidae reef-associated 3.5 native
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