List of least concern fishes

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6 extinct in the wild fish species (0.04%)455 critically endangered fish species (3.0%)643 endangered fish species (4.2%)1245 vulnerable fish species (8.2%)548 near threatened fish species (3.6%)9131 least concern fish species (60%)3191 data deficient fish species (21%)Circle frame.svg
  •   Extinct in the wild (EW): 6 species
  •   Critically endangered (CR): 455 species
  •   Endangered (EN): 643 species
  •   Vulnerable (VU): 1,245 species
  •   Near threatened (NT, LR/cd): 548 species
  •   Least concern (LC): 9,131 species
  •   Data deficient (DD): 3,191 species
Fish species (IUCN, 2016-2)
  • 15,219 extant species have been evaluated
  • 12,028 of those are fully assessed[a]
  • 9679 are not threatened at present[b]
  • 2343 to 5534 are threatened[c]
  • 71 to 158 are extinct or extinct in the wild:
    • 65 extinct (EX) species[d]
    • 6 extinct in the wild (EW)
    • 87 possibly extinct [CR(PE)]
    • 0 possibly extinct in the wild [CR(PEW)]

  1. ^ excludes data deficient evaluations.
  2. ^ NT, LR/cd, LC.
  3. ^ Threatened comprises CR, EN and VU. Upper estimate additionally includes DD.
  4. ^ Chart omits extinct (EX) species

As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 9131 least concern fish species.[1] 60% of all evaluated fish species are listed as least concern. The IUCN also lists 37 fish subspecies as least concern.

Of the subpopulations of fishes evaluated by the IUCN, 44 species subpopulations have been assessed as least concern.

This is a complete list of least concern fish species and subspecies evaluated by the IUCN. Species and subspecies which have least concern subpopulations (or stocks) are indicated.

Contents

Lobe-finned fishes[edit]

Cartilaginous fishes[edit]

Chondrichthyes includes sharks, rays, skates, and sawfish. There are 313 species and two subpopulations of cartilaginous fish assessed as least concern.

Rays and skates[edit]

There are 148 species in the order Rajiformes assessed as least concern.

Guitarfish species[edit]

Whiptail stingrays[edit]

Narcinids[edit]

Skates[edit]

Urolophids[edit]

Skates[edit]

  • Aleutian skate (Bathyraja aleutica)
  • Little-eyed skate (Bathyraja andriashevi)
  • Bottom skate (Bathyraja bergi)
  • Broadnose skate (Bathyraja brachyurops)
  • Duskypink skate (Bathyraja diplotaenia)
  • Cinnamon skate (Bathyraja fedorovi)
  • Bering skate (Bathyraja interrupta)
  • Challenger's skate (Bathyraja isotrachys)
  • Commander skate (Bathyraja lindbergi)
  • White-blotched skate (Bathyraja maculata)
  • Bathyraja mariposa
  • Fine-spined skate (Bathyraja microtrachys)
  • Whitebrow skate (Bathyraja minispinosa)
  • Pallid skate (Bathyraja pallida)
  • Bathyraja panthera
  • Alaska skate (Bathyraja parmifera)
  • Richardson's ray (Bathyraja richardsoni)
  • Golden skate (Bathyraja smirnovi)
  • Pacific white skate (Bathyraja spinosissima)
  • Eremo skate (Bathyraja trachouros)
  • Roughtail skate (Bathyraja trachura)
  • Creamback skate (Bathyraja tzinovskii)
  • Western looseskin skate (Insentiraja subtilispinosa)
  • Southern round skate (Irolita waitii)
  • Notoraja azurea
  • Broken Ridge skate (Notoraja lira)
  • Blotched skate (Notoraja sticta)
  • Allens skate (Pavoraja alleni)
  • Mosaic skate (Pavoraja mosaica)
  • Peacock skate (Pavoraja nitida)
  • False peacock skate (Pavoraja pseudonitida)
  • Dusky skate (Pavoraja umbrosa)
  • Blotched sandskate (Psammobatis bergi)
  • Zipper sandskate (Psammobatis extenta)
  • Dapplebellied softnose skate (Rhinoraja kujiensis)
  • Rhinoraja longicauda
  • Oda skate (Rhinoraja odai)
  • Rhinoraja taranetzi

Other Rajiformes species[edit]

Ground sharks[edit]

There are 79 ground shark species assessed as least concern.

Requiem sharks[edit]

Houndsharks[edit]

Catsharks[edit]

Other ground shark species[edit]

Carpet sharks[edit]

Squaliformes[edit]

There are 34 species and two subpopulations in the order Squaliformes assessed as least concern.

Centrophorids[edit]

Species

Subpopulations

Squalids[edit]

Species

Subpopulations

Somniosids[edit]

Dalatiids[edit]

Etmopterids[edit]

Chimaeras[edit]

There are 23 Chimaera species assessed as least concern.

Chimaerids[edit]

Callorhinchids[edit]

Rhinochimaerids[edit]

Other cartilaginous fish species[edit]

Lampreys[edit]

Ray-finned fishes[edit]

There are 8759 species, 34 subspecies, and one subpopulation of ray-finned fish assessed as least concern.

Salmoniformes[edit]

Species

Subpopulations

Silversides[edit]

There are 47 silverside species assessed as least concern.

Atherinidae[edit]

  • Big-scale sand smelt (Atherina boyeri)
  • Sand smelt (Atherina presbyter)
  • Hardhead silverside (Atherinomorus stipes)
  • Bearded silverside (Atherion elymus)
  • Kailola's hardyhead (Craterocephalus kailolae)
  • Reef silverside (Hypoatherina harringtonensis)
  • Short-snout hardyhead (Kestratherina brevirostris)

Melanotaeniidae[edit]

Neotropical silversides[edit]

  • Moon silverside (Atherinella argentea)
  • Beach silverside (Atherinella blackburni)
  • Robust silverside (Atherinella brasiliensis)
  • Longfin silverside (Atherinella eriarcha)
  • Guatemala silverside (Atherinella guatemalensis)
  • Miller's silverside (Atherinella milleri)
  • Pitcher silverside (Atherinella nepenthe)
  • Atherinella nocturna
  • Thickscale silverside (Atherinella pachylepis)
  • Panama silverside (Atherinella panamensis)
  • Bright silverside (Atherinella serrivomer)
  • Star silverside (Atherinella starksi)
  • Topsmelt silverside (Atherinops affinis)
  • Jack silverside (Atherinopsis californiensis)
  • Basilichthys semotilus
  • Brook silverside (Labidesthes sicculus)
  • Blackside silverside (Melanorhinus cyanellus)
  • Querimana silverside (Melanorhinus microps)
  • Landia silverside (Membras gilberti)
  • Rough silverside (Membras martinica)
  • Menidia audens
  • Inland silverside (Menidia beryllina)
  • Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia)
  • Menidia peninsulae
  • Odontesthes incisa
  • Chilean silverside (Odontesthes regia)

Other silverside species[edit]

Toothcarps[edit]

There are 206 species and two subspecies of toothcarp assessed as least concern.

Goodeids[edit]

Pupfish species[edit]

Aplocheilids[edit]

Rivulids[edit]

  • Anablepsoides christinae
  • Anablepsoides iridescens
  • Anablepsoides lungi
  • Anablepsoides ophiomimus
  • Anablepsoides rubrolineatus
  • Aphyolebias rubrocaudatus
  • Cynodonichthys magdalenae
  • Cynodonichthys wassmanni
  • Mangrove rivulus (Kryptolebias marmoratus)
  • Melanorivulus apiamici
  • Moema ortegai
  • Brown rivulus (Rivulus cylindraceus)
  • Trigonectes rogoaguae

Nothobranchiids[edit]

Species

  • Aphyosemion ahli
  • Lyretail panchax (Aphyosemion australe)
  • Bates' killi (Aphyosemion batesii)
  • Two-stripped aphyosemion (Aphyosemion bitaeniatum)
  • Aphyosemion buytaerti
  • Aphyosemion callipteron
  • Banner lyretail (Aphyosemion calliurum)
  • Cameroon killi (Aphyosemion cameronense)
  • Aphyosemion castaneum
  • Celia's aphysemion (Aphyosemion celiae)
  • Christy's lyretail (Aphyosemion christyi)
  • Lemon-finned killi (Aphyosemion citrineipinnis)
  • Redspot panchax (Aphyosemion cognatum)
  • Gabon jewelfish (Aphyosemion cyanostictum)
  • Red barred killi (Aphyosemion elberti)
  • Elegant killi (Aphyosemion elegans)
  • Escherich's killi (Aphyosemion escherichi)
  • False jewel killi (Aphyosemion exigoideum)
  • Jewel killi (Aphyosemion exiguum)
  • Aphyosemion ferranti
  • Aphyosemion georgiae
  • Hannelore's killi (Aphyosemion hanneloreae)
  • Herzog's killi (Aphyosemion herzogi)
  • Hofmann's killi (Aphyosemion hofmanni)
  • Aphyosemion joergenscheeli
  • Aphyosemion labarrei
  • Aphyosemion lamberti
  • Aphyosemion loennbergii
  • Aphyosemion lujae
  • Aphyosemion maculatum
  • Aphyosemion mimbon
  • Aphyosemion ocellatum
  • Aphyosemion polli
  • Aphyosemion punctatum
  • Aphyosemion raddai
  • Aphyosemion riggenbachi
  • Aphyosemion schioetzi
  • Aphyosemion splendopleure
  • Aphyosemion striatum
  • Guinean killifish (Archiaphyosemion guineense)
  • Clown killi (Epiplatys annulatus)
  • Epiplatys ansorgii
  • Epiplatys barmoiensis
  • Epiplatys bifasciatus
  • Epiplatys chevalieri
  • Redchin panchax (Epiplatys dageti)
  • Dubois' panchax (Epiplatys duboisi)
  • Epiplatys esekanus
  • Epiplatys fasciolatus
  • Epiplatys grahami
  • Epiplatys huberi
  • Epiplatys infrafasciatus
  • Epiplatys maeseni
  • Epiplatys mesogramma
  • Epiplatys neumanni
  • Epiplatys olbrechtsi
  • Epiplatys phoeniceps
  • Epiplatys sangmelinensis
  • Six-barred epiplatys (Epiplatys sexfasciatus)
  • Epiplatys singa
  • Epiplatys spilargyreius
  • Epiplatys togolensis
  • Starhead killi (Fenerbahce formosus)
  • Fundulopanchax kamdemi
  • Fundulopanchax puerzli
  • Blue gularis (Fundulopanchax sjostedti)
  • Nothobranchius brieni
  • Nothobranchius eggersi
  • Turquiose killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri)
  • Redtail notho (Nothobranchius guentheri)
  • Nothobranchius janpapi
  • Nothobranchius jubbi
  • Caprivi killifish (Nothobranchius kafuensis)
  • Kirk's killifish (Nothobranchius kirki)
  • Blackspotted nothobranch (Nothobranchius melanospilus)
  • Small scaled nothobranch (Nothobranchius microlepis)
  • Nothobranchius neumanni
  • Spotted killifish (Nothobranchius orthonotus)
  • Nothobranchius palmqvisti
  • Blue notho (Nothobranchius patrizii)
  • Rainbow kilifish (Nothobranchius rachovii)
  • Striped nothobranch (Nothobranchius taeniopygus)
  • Togo killifish (Nothobranchius thierryi)
  • Uganda nothobranch (Nothobranchius ugandensis)
  • Gérys killi (Scriptaphyosemion geryi)
  • Scriptaphyosemion guignardi

Subspecies

  • Aphyosemion cameronense halleri
  • Dusky panchax (Epiplatys chevalieri nigricans)

Poeciliids[edit]

  • Aplocheilichthys antinorii
  • Brichard's lampeye (Aplocheilichthys brichardi)
  • Bukoba lampeye (Aplocheilichthys bukobanus)
  • Central East African lampeye (Aplocheilichthys centralis)
  • Lake Rukwa lampeye (Aplocheilichthys fuelleborni)
  • Meshscaled topminnow (Aplocheilichthys hutereaui)
  • Aplocheilichthys jeanneli
  • Johnston's topminnow (Aplocheilichthys johnstoni)
  • Striped topminnow (Aplocheilichthys katangae)
  • Aplocheilichthys kingii
  • Kongoro lampeye (Aplocheilichthys kongoranensis)
  • Big tailed lampeye (Aplocheilichthys macrurus)
  • Spotted lampeye (Aplocheilichthys maculatus)
  • Aplocheilichthys mediolateralis
  • Natal topminnow (Aplocheilichthys myaposae)
  • Aplocheilichthys pumilus
  • Lake Rudolf lampeye (Aplocheilichthys rudolfianus)
  • Banded lampeye (Aplocheilichthys spilauchen)
  • Bitschumbi lampeye (Aplocheilichthys vitschumbaensis)
  • Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)
  • Largespring gambusia (Gambusia geiseri)
  • Eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)
  • Mangrove gambusia (Gambusia rhizophorae)
  • Gulf gambusia (Gambusia vittata)
  • Least killifish (Heterandria formosa)
  • Blue lampeye (Hylopanchax stictopleuron)
  • Hypsopanchax jobaerti
  • Southern deepbody (Hypsopanchax jubbi)
  • Ruwenzori lampeye (Hypsopanchax modestus)
  • Zaire lampeye (Hypsopanchax platysternus)
  • Zebra lampeye (Hypsopanchax zebra)
  • Laciris pelagicus
  • Lualaba lampeye (Lacustricola lualabaensis)
  • Saisi lampeye (Lacustricola matthesi)
  • Moero lampeye (Lacustricola moeruensis)
  • Tanganyika killifish (Lamprichthys tanganicanus)
  • Cameroon lampeye (Micropanchax camerunensis)
  • Nile jewel cichlid (Micropanchax loati)
  • Scheel's lampeye (Micropanchax scheeli)
  • Nga lampeye (Plataplochilus ngaensis)
  • Amazon molly (Poecilia formosa)
  • Poecilia koperi
  • Sailfin molly (Poecilia latipinna)
  • Barred livebearer (Poeciliopsis turrubarensis)
  • Emerald green lampeye (Poropanchax luxophthalmus)
  • Norman's lampeye (Poropanchax normani)
  • Poropanchax rancureli
  • Poropanchax stigmatopygus
  • Isthmian priapella (Priapella intermedia)
  • Priapichthys chocoensis
  • Bluegreen lampeye (Procatopus aberrans)
  • Procatopus cabindae
  • Loeme lampeye (Procatopus loemensis)
  • Large finned lampeye (Procatopus nototaenia)
  • Variable lampeye (Procatopus similis)
  • Pseudopoecilia fria
  • Rhexipanchax schioetzi

Fundulids[edit]

Cypriniformes[edit]

Cypriniformes includes carps, minnows, loaches and relatives. There are 1231 species and three subspecies in the order Cypriniformes assessed as least concern.

Hillstream loaches[edit]

True loaches[edit]

Cyprinids[edit]

Species

Subspecies

  • Niger barb (Barbus bynni occidentalis)
  • Barbus bynni waldroni
  • Systomus sarana subnasutus

Psilorhynchids[edit]

Suckers[edit]

Gyrinocheilids[edit]

Vaillantellids[edit]

Gasterosteiformes[edit]

Includes sticklebacks and relatives.

Osmeriformes[edit]

Osmeriformes includes freshwater smelts and allies. There are 90 species in the order Osmeriformes assessed as least concern.

Galaxiids[edit]

Smelts[edit]

Alepocephalids[edit]

  • Agassiz' slickhead (Alepocephalus agassizii)
  • Small scaled brown slickhead (Alepocephalus australis)
  • Owston's slickhead (Alepocephalus owstoni)
  • Smalleye smooth-head (Alepocephalus productus)
  • Risso's smooth-head (Alepocephalus rostratus)
  • Asquamiceps caeruleus
  • Asquamiceps hjorti
  • Bajacalifornia calcarata
  • Bigeye smooth-head (Bajacalifornia megalops)
  • Black warrior (Bathylaco nigricans)
  • Fangtooth smooth-head (Bathyprion danae)
  • Koefoed's smooth-head (Bathytroctes macrolepis)
  • Michael Sars smooth-head (Bathytroctes michaelsarsi)
  • Smallscale smooth-head (Bathytroctes microlepis)
  • Bathytroctes squamosus
  • Long-fin smooth-head (Conocara macropterum)
  • Murray's smooth-head (Conocara murrayi)
  • Salmon smooth-head (Conocara salmoneum)
  • Toothless smooth-head (Einara edentula)
  • Loosescale smooth-head (Einara macrolepis)
  • Krefft's smooth-head (Herwigia kreffti)
  • Grenadier smooth-head (Leptoderma macrops)
  • Narcetes erimelas
  • Blackhead salmon (Narcetes stomias)
  • Starry smooth-head (Photostylus pycnopterus)
  • Abyssal smooth-head (Rinoctes nasutus)
  • Softskin smooth-head (Rouleina attrita)
  • Madeiran smooth-head (Rouleina maderensis)
  • Antillean slickhead (Talismania antillarum)
  • Talismania bifurcata
  • Talismania homoptera
  • Talismania longifilis
  • Threadfin smooth-head (Talismania mekistonema)
  • Bluntsnout smooth-head (Xenodermichthys copei)

Argentinidae[edit]

  • Alice Argentina (Argentina aliceae)
  • North-pacific argentine (Argentina sialis)
  • Striated argentine (Argentina striata)
  • Smalltoothed argentine (Glossanodon leioglossus)
  • Glossanodon polli
  • Pygmy argentine (Glossanodon pygmaeus)

Platytroctids[edit]

  • Palebelly searsid (Barbantus curvifrons)
  • Bighead searsid (Holtbyrnia anomala)
  • Holtbyrnia cyanocephala
  • Holtbyrnia innesi
  • Bigeye searsid (Holtbyrnia macrops)
  • Palegold searsid (Maulisia argipalla)
  • Maul's searsid (Maulisia mauli)
  • Smallscale searsid (Maulisia microlepis)
  • Dark searsid (Mentodus facilis)
  • Longbilled searsid (Mentodus longirostris)
  • Midridged searsid (Mentodus mesalirus)
  • Largepore tubeshoulder (Mentodus perforatus)
  • Beaked searsid (Mentodus rostratus)
  • Multipore searsid (Normichthys operosus)
  • Legless searsid (Platytroctes apus)
  • Shining tubeshoulder (Sagamichthys abei)
  • Schnakenbeck's searsid (Sagamichthys schnakenbecki)
  • Koefoed's searsid (Searsia koefoedi)

Deep-sea smelts[edit]

Barreleyes[edit]

Microstomatids[edit]

Other Osmeriformes species[edit]

Percopsiformes[edit]

Trout-perch and its allies

Catfishes[edit]

There are 707 catfish species assessed as least concern.

Ictalurids[edit]

Pangasiidae[edit]

Heptapterids[edit]

  • Acentronichthys leptos
  • Brachyrhamdia imitator
  • Cetopsorhamdia boquillae
  • Cetopsorhamdia nasus
  • Chasmocranus rosae
  • Imparfinis usmai
  • Myoglanis potaroensis
  • Pimelodella conquetaensis
  • Pimelodella cristata
  • Pimelodella elongata
  • Pimelodella eutaenia
  • Pimelodella grisea
  • Pimelodella modestus
  • Pimelodella pappenheimi
  • Pimelodella reyesi

Astroblepids[edit]

Sisorids[edit]

Silurids[edit]

Trichomycterids[edit]

Loach catfishes[edit]

Claroteids[edit]

Airbreathing catfishes[edit]

Loricariids[edit]

Mochokids[edit]

Electric catfish species[edit]

Ariids[edit]

Bagrids[edit]

Schilbeids[edit]

  • Clupisoma garua
  • Clupisoma montana
  • Clupisoma prateri
  • Clupisoma sinensis
  • Eutropiichthys britzi
  • Eutropiichthys burmannicus
  • Eutropiichthys murius
  • Eutropiichthys vacha
  • Laides longibarbis
  • Neotropius acutirostris
  • Neotropius atherinoides
  • Parailia congica
  • Parailia occidentalis
  • Glass schilbid (Parailia pellucida)
  • Parailia spiniserrata
  • Pareutropius buffei
  • Pareutropius debauwi
  • Pareutropius longifilis
  • Pareutropius mandevillei
  • Proeutropiichthys macropthalmos
  • Indian taakree (Proeutropiichthys taakree)
  • Golden barbel (Schilbe banguelensis)
  • Schilbe bocagii
  • Female belly up (Schilbe brevianalis)
  • Schilbe congensis
  • Schilbe djemeri
  • Schilbe grenfelli
  • Silver butter catfish (Schilbe intermedius)
  • Schilbe laticeps
  • Schilbe mandibularis
  • Shoulderspot catfish (Schilbe marmoratus)
  • Schilbe micropogon
  • Schilbe moebiusii
  • Schilbe multitaeniatus
  • African butter catfish (Schilbe mystus)
  • Schilbe tumbanus
  • Egyptian butter catfish (Schilbe uranoscopus)
  • Yangambi butterbarbel (Schilbe yangambianus)
  • Silond catfish (Silonia silondia)
  • Siluranodon auritus

Callichthyids[edit]

Doradids[edit]

Driftwood catfishes[edit]

Erethistids[edit]

Pseudopimelodids[edit]

  • Batrochoglanis transmontanus
  • Cephalosilurus fowleri
  • Cruciglanis pacifici
  • Microglanis zonatus
  • Pseudopimelodus schultzi

Other catfish species[edit]

Gonorynchiformes[edit]

Includes milkfish, beaked salmon and allies.

  • Cromeria nilotica
  • Beaked salmon (Gonorynchus gonorynchus)
  • Angola Kneria (Kneria angolensis)
  • Airbreathing shellear (Kneria auriculata)
  • Kneria katangae
  • Cunene Kneria (Kneria maydelli)
  • Kneria paucisquamata
  • Northern Kneria (Kneria polli)
  • Kneria rukwaensis
  • Kneria stappersii
  • Kneria wittei
  • Parakneria abbreviata
  • Parakneria cameronensis
  • Gorongoza Kneria (Parakneria mossambica)
  • Parakneria spekii
  • Hingemouth (Phractolaemus ansorgii)

Batrachoidiformes[edit]

  • Bocon toadfish (Amphichthys cryptocentrus)
  • Aphos porosus
  • Large-eye toadfish (Batrachoides gilberti)
  • Batrachoides liberiensis
  • Cotuero toadfish (Batrachoides manglae)
  • Pacific toadfish (Batrachoides pacifici)
  • Pacuma toadfish (Batrachoides surinamensis)
  • Multipored toadfish (Batrachoides waltersi)
  • Dow's toadfish (Daector dowi)
  • Lusitanian toadfish (Halobatrachus didactylus)
  • Gulf toadfish (Opsanus beta)
  • Bicolor toadfish (Opsanus dichrostomus)
  • Leopard toadfish (Opsanus pardus)
  • Scarecrow toadfish (Opsanus phobetron)
  • Oyster toadfish (Opsanus tau)
  • Perulibatrachus elminensis
  • Perulibatrachus rossignoli
  • Darkedge midshipman (Porichthys analis)
  • Saddle midshipman (Porichthys ephippiatus)
  • Greene's midshipman (Porichthys greenei)
  • Daisy midshipman (Porichthys margaritatus)
  • Mimetic midshipman (Porichthys mimeticus)
  • Porichthys myriaster
  • Plainfin midshipman (Porichthys notatus)
  • Few-rayed toadfish (Porichthys pauciradiatus)
  • Atlantic midshipman (Porichthys plectrodon)
  • Bearded toadfish (Sanopus barbatus)
  • Cano toadfish (Thalassophryne maculosa)
  • Big-eyed toadfish (Thalassophryne megalops)
  • Copper Joe toadfish (Thalassophryne nattereri)

Perciformes[edit]

There are 3878 species and 18 subspecies in the order Perciformes assessed as least concern.

Beloniformes[edit]

There are 74 species and seven subspecies in the order Beloniformes assessed as least concern.

Ricefishes[edit]

Halfbeaks[edit]

  • Hardhead halfbeak (Chriodorus atherinoides)
  • Dermogenys burmanica
  • Dermogenys siamensis
  • Flying halfbeak (Euleptorhamphus velox)
  • Balao halfbeak (Hemiramphus balao)
  • Bermuda halfbeak (Hemiramphus bermudensis)
  • Ballyhoo (Hemiramphus brasiliensis)
  • Jumping halfbeak (Hemiramphus saltator)
  • Forest halfbeak (Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus)
  • Collette's halfbeak (Hyporhamphus collettei)
  • Choelo halfbeak (Hyporhamphus gilli)
  • Congaturi halfbeak (Hyporhamphus limbatus)
  • American halfbeak (Hyporhamphus meeki)
  • Pacific silverstripe halfbeak (Hyporhamphus naos)
  • African halfbeak (Hyporhamphus picarti)
  • Central American halfbeak (Hyporhamphus roberti)
  • Skipper halfbeak (Hyporhamphus snyderi)
  • Atlantic silverstripe halfbeak (Hyporhamphus unifasciatus)
  • False halfbeak (Oxyporhamphus similis)
  • Feathered river-garfish (Zenarchopterus dispar)
  • Zenarchopterus gilli
  • Robert's river garfish (Zenarchopterus robertsi)

Needlefishes[edit]

Species

  • Flat needlefish (Ablennes hians)
  • Garfish (Belone belone)
  • Keeltail needlefish (Platybelone argalus)
  • Californian needlefish (Strongylura exilis)
  • Silver gar (Strongylura marina)
  • Redfin needlefish (Strongylura notata)
  • Shoulderspot needlefish (Strongylura scapularis)
  • Strongylura senegalensis
  • Timucu (Strongylura timucu)
  • Agujon needlefish (Tylosurus acus)
  • Houndfish (Tylosurus crocodilus)
  • Pacific agujon (Tylosurus pacificus)
  • Xenentodon cancila
  • Indochinese needlefish (Xenentodon canciloides)

Subspecies

  • Baja California keeltail needlefish (Platybelone argalus pterura)
  • Tylosurus acus acus
  • Tylosurus acus imperialis
  • Tylosurus acus rafale
  • Tylosurus crocodilus crocodilus
  • Mexican needlefish (Tylosurus crocodilus fodiator)

Flying fish[edit]

Species

  • Margined flyingfish (Cheilopogon cyanopterus)
  • Backspot flying fish (Cheilopogon dorsomacula)
  • Bandwing flyingfish (Cheilopogon exsiliens)
  • Spotfin flyingfish (Cheilopogon furcatus)
  • Blotchwing flyingfish (Cheilopogon heterurus)
  • Atlantic flyingfish (Cheilopogon melanurus)
  • Guinean flyingfish (Cheilopogon milleri)
  • Blacksail flyingfish (Cheilopogon nigricans)
  • Butterfly flyingfish (Cheilopogon papilio)
  • Bennett's flyingfish (Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus)
  • Easter Island flyingfish (Cheilopogon rapanouiensis)
  • Whitetip flyingfish (Cheilopogon xenopterus)
  • Ornamented flying fish (Cypselurus callopterus)
  • Clearwing flyingfish (Cypselurus comatus)
  • Oceanic two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetus obtusirostris)
  • Tropical two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans)
  • Fodiator acutus
  • Fodiator rostratus
  • Hirundichthys affinis
  • Banded flyingfish (Hirundichthys marginatus)
  • Subtropical flyingfish (Hirundichthys rondeletii)
  • Mirrorwing flyingfish (Hirundichthys speculiger)
  • Hirundichthys volador
  • Atlantc sailfin flyingfish (Parexocoetus hillianus)
  • Bluntnosed flyingfish (Prognichthys gibbifrons)
  • Gyre flyingfish (Prognichthys glaphyrae)
  • Western bluntnose flyingfish (Prognichthys occidentalis)
  • Sailor flyingfish (Prognichthys sealei)
  • Tringa flyingfish (Prognichthys tringa)

Subspecies

Scomberesocids[edit]

  • Atlantic saury (Scomberesox saurus)
  • Dwarf Atlantic saury (Scomberesox simulans)

Synbranchiformes[edit]

There are 52 species in the order Synbranchiformes assessed as least concern.

Swamp eels[edit]

Mastacembelids[edit]

Gymnotiformes[edit]

  • Apteronotus eschmeyeri
  • Apteronotus magdalenensis
  • Apteronotus mariae
  • Distocyclus conirostris
  • Electric eel (Electrophorus electricus)
  • Gymnotus chaviro
  • Gymnotus esmeraldas
  • Gymnotus jonasi
  • Hypopygus ortegai
  • Platyurosternarchus macrostomus
  • Barred knifefish (Steatogenys elegans)
  • Sternarchorhynchus hagedornae
  • Sternarchorhynchus montanus
  • Sternarchorhynchus mormyrus
  • Sternarchorhynchus stewarti
  • Sternarchorhynchus taphorni
  • Blue-green knifefish (Sternopygus aequilabiatus)

Osteoglossiformes[edit]

There are 127 species in the order Osteoglossiformes assessed as least concern.

Mormyrids[edit]

  • Boulengeromyrus knoepffleri
  • Brevimyrus niger
  • Brienomyrus brachyistius
  • Brienomyrus longianalis
  • Campylomormyrus alces
  • Campylomormyrus christyi
  • Campylomormyrus curvirostris
  • Campylomormyrus elephas
  • Campylomormyrus mirus
  • Campylomormyrus numenius
  • Campylomormyrus phantasticus
  • Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus
  • Wormjawed mormyrid (Campylomormyrus tamandua)
  • Campylomormyrus tshokwe
  • Zambezi parrotfish (Cyphomyrus discorhynchus)
  • Cyphomyrus macrops
  • Cyphomyrus psittacus
  • Cyphomyrus wilverthi
  • Genyomyrus donnyi
  • Gnathonemus echidnorhynchus
  • Longnose stonebasher (Gnathonemus longibarbis)
  • Peters' elephantnose fish (Gnathonemus petersii)
  • Slender stonebasher (Hippopotamyrus ansorgii)
  • Hippopotamyrus castor
  • Graham's stonebasher (Hippopotamyrus grahami)
  • Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi
  • Hippopotamyrus paugyi
  • Hippopotamyrus pictus
  • Hippopotamyrus szaboi
  • Hyperopisus bebe
  • Isichthys henryi
  • Ivindomyrus marchei
  • Marcusenius altisambesi
  • Marcusenius angolensis
  • Thisk-lipped fish (Marcusenius cyprinoides)
  • Marcusenius friteli
  • Marcusenius fuscus
  • Marcusenius ghesquierei
  • Marcusenius greshoffii
  • Marcusenius kutuensis
  • Marcusenius leopoldianus
  • Livingstone's bulldog (Marcusenius livingstonii)
  • Bulldog-fish (Marcusenius macrolepidotus)
  • Marcusenius mento
  • Monteiri's bulldog (Marcusenius monteiri)
  • Marcusenius moorii
  • Marcusenius schilthuisiae
  • Marcusenius senegalensis
  • Marcusenius stanleyanus
  • Marcusenius thomasi
  • Marcusenius ussheri
  • Cornish jack (Mormyrops anguilloides)
  • Mormyrops attenuatus
  • Mormyrops boulengeri
  • Mormyrops breviceps
  • Mormyrops curtus
  • Mormyrops engystoma
  • Mormyrops furcidens
  • Mormyrops lineolatus
  • Mormyrops mariae
  • Mormyrops masuianus
  • Mormyrops nigricans
  • Mormyrops sirenoides
  • Mormyrops zanclirostris
  • Mormyrus caschive
  • Mormyrus hasselquistii
  • Bottlenose (Mormyrus kannume)
  • Western bottlenose (Mormyrus lacerda)
  • Eastern bottlenose mormyrid (Mormyrus longirostris)
  • Mormyrus macrocephalus
  • Mormyrus macrophthalmus
  • Mormyrus ovis
  • Mormyrus tapirus
  • Athi elephant-snout fish (Mormyrus tenuirostris)
  • Myomyrus macrodon
  • Myomyrus macrops
  • Paramormyrops curvifrons
  • Paramormyrops sphekodes
  • Paramormyrops tavernei
  • Petrocephalus ansorgii
  • Petrocephalus balayi
  • Petrocephalus binotatus
  • Petrocephalus christyi
  • Petrocephalus grandoculis
  • Petrocephalus microphthalmus
  • Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus
  • Petrocephalus pellegrini
  • Petrocephalus sauvagii
  • Petrocephalus schoutedeni
  • Petrocephalus simus
  • Petrocephalus soudanensis
  • Petrocephalus sullivani
  • Petrocephalus tenuicauda
  • Southern churchill (Petrocephalus wesselsi)
  • Pollimyrus adspersus
  • Pollimyrus brevis
  • Dwarf stonebasher (Pollimyrus castelnaui)
  • Pollimyrus marianne
  • Dark stonebasher (Pollimyrus nigricans)
  • Pollimyrus nigripinnis
  • Pollimyrus petherici
  • Pollimyrus petricolus
  • Pollimyrus plagiostoma
  • Pollimyrus pulverulentus
  • Pollimyrus schreyeni
  • Pollimyrus tumifrons
  • Stomatorhinus corneti
  • Stomatorhinus fuliginosus
  • Stomatorhinus humilior
  • Stomatorhinus kununguensis
  • Stomatorhinus patrizii
  • Stomatorhinus polli
  • Stomatorhinus polylepis
  • Stomatorhinus puncticulatus
  • Stomatorhinus walkeri

Notopterids[edit]

Other Osteoglossiformes species[edit]

Gobiesociformes[edit]

  • Flarenostril clingfish (Acyrtops amplicirrus)
  • Emerald clingfish (Acyrtops beryllinus)
  • Papillate clingfish (Acyrtus artius)
  • Orange-spotted clingfish (Acyrtus lanthanum)
  • Red clingfish (Acyrtus rubiginosus)
  • Apletodon bacescui
  • Apletodon incognitus
  • Chubby clingfish (Apletodon pellegrini)
  • Apletodon wirtzi
  • Elegant clingfish (Arcos decoris)
  • Rockwall clingfish (Arcos erythrops)
  • Padded clingfish (Arcos nudus)
  • Rock clingfish (Arcos rhodospilus)
  • High-forehead clingfish (Derilissus altifrons)
  • Two-spotted clingfish (Diplecogaster bimaculata)
  • Diplecogaster ctenocrypta
  • Panamic clingfish (Gobiesox adustus)
  • Lappetlip clingfish (Gobiesox barbatulus)
  • Dotted clingfish (Gobiesox daedaleus)
  • Bahama skilletfish (Gobiesox lucayanus)
  • Blackfinned clingfish (Gobiesox nigripinnis)
  • Bearded clingfish (Gobiesox papillifer)
  • Gobiesox pinniger
  • Stippled clingfish (Gobiesox punctulatus)
  • Smoothlip clingfish (Gobiesox schultzi)
  • Skilletfish (Gobiesox strumosus)
  • Blunt-snouted clingfish (Gouania willdenowi)
  • Lecanogaster chrysea
  • Shore clingfish (Lepadogaster lepadogaster)
  • Lepadogaster purpurea
  • Opeatogenys gracilis
  • Northern fraildisc clingfish (Pherallodiscus funebris)
  • Guadalupe clingfish (Rimicola sila)
  • Sicyases hildebrandi
  • Tomicodon australis
  • Cortez clingfish (Tomicodon boehlkei)
  • Broadhead clingfish (Tomicodon briggsi)
  • Smallsucker clingfish (Tomicodon chilensis)
  • Cryptic clingfish (Tomicodon cryptus)
  • Rosy clingfish (Tomicodon eos)
  • Barred clingfish (Tomicodon fasciatus)
  • Sonora clingfish (Tomicodon humeralis)
  • Smooth-suckered clingfish (Tomicodon leurodiscus)
  • Blackstripe clingfish (Tomicodon myersi)
  • Peter's clingfish (Tomicodon petersii)
  • Reitz's clingfish (Tomicodon reitzae)
  • Antillean clingfish (Tomicodon rhabdotus)
  • Surge clingfish (Tomicodon rupestris)
  • Zebra clingfish (Tomicodon zebra)

Characiformes[edit]

There are 354 species in the order Characiformes assessed as least concern.

Bryconids[edit]

  • Brycon amazonicus
  • Brycon dentex
  • Brycon henni
  • Brycon meeki
  • Brycon oligolepis
  • Brycon polylepis
  • Brycon rubricauda
  • Brycon sinuensis
  • Brycon stolzmanni

Curimatids[edit]

  • Curimata incompta
  • Curimata vittata
  • Cyphocharax derhami
  • Cyphocharax pantostictos
  • Cyphocharax voga
  • Pseudocurimata lineopunctata
  • Steindachnerina amazonica
  • Steindachnerina binotata

Alestids[edit]

  • Alestes ansorgii
  • Alestes baremoze
  • Nile robber (Alestes dentex)
  • Alestes liebrechtsii
  • Torpedo robber (Alestes macrophthalmus)
  • Alestes stuhlmannii
  • Alestopetersius bifasciatus
  • Alestopetersius brichardi
  • Yellow-tailed African tetra (Alestopetersius caudalis)
  • Alestopetersius compressus
  • Alestopetersius hilgendorfi
  • Alestopetersius leopoldianus
  • Alestopetersius tumbensis
  • Bathyaethiops breuseghemi
  • African moon tetra (Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus)
  • Bathyaethiops greeni
  • Brachypetersius cadwaladeri
  • Brachypetersius gabonensis
  • Brachypetersius huloti
  • Brachypetersius pseudonummifer
  • Redfin robber (Brycinus affinis)
  • Brycinus bimaculatus
  • Large-toothed Lake Turkana robber (Brycinus ferox)
  • Brycinus fwaensis
  • Pinkfin alestes (Brycinus grandisquamis)
  • Spot-tail robber (Brycinus imberi)
  • Brycinus intermedius
  • Brycinus kingsleyae
  • Striped robber (Brycinus lateralis)
  • Brycinus leuciscus
  • African longfin (Brycinus longipinnis)
  • Large scaled robber (Brycinus macrolepidotus)
  • Dwarf Lake Turkana robber (Brycinus minutus)
  • Nurse tetra (Brycinus nurse)
  • Brycinus opisthotaenia
  • Brycinus peringueyi
  • Brycinus poptae
  • Brycinus rhodopleura
  • Sadler's robber (Brycinus sadleri)
  • Brycinus taeniurus
  • Brycinus tholloni
  • Bryconaethiops boulengeri
  • Bryconaethiops macrops
  • Bryconaethiops microstoma
  • Bryconaethiops quinquesquamae
  • Barnard's robber (Hemigrammopetersius barnardi)
  • Hydrocynus brevis
  • Elongate tigerfish (Hydrocynus forskahlii)
  • Giant tigerfish (Hydrocynus goliath)
  • Hydrocynus tanzaniae
  • Ndweshi (Hydrocynus vittatus)
  • Sharptooth tetra (Micralestes acutidens)
  • Micralestes argyrotaenia
  • Micralestes congicus
  • Micralestes fodori
  • Micralestes humilis
  • Micralestes lualabae
  • Micralestes occidentalis
  • Micralestes pabrensis
  • Micralestes sardina
  • Micralestes stormsi
  • Nannopetersius lamberti
  • Petersius conserialis
  • Phenacogrammus altus
  • Phenacogrammus ansorgii
  • Phenacogrammus aurantiacus
  • Phenacogrammus deheyni
  • Congo tetra (Phenacogrammus interruptus)
  • Phenacogrammus major
  • Phenacogrammus polli
  • Phenacogrammus urotaenia
  • Rhabdalestes brevidorsalis
  • Okavango robber (Rhabdalestes maunensis)
  • Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis
  • Rhabdalestes septentrionalis
  • Pangani robber (Rhabdalestes tangensis)
  • Tricuspidalestes caeruleus

Lebiasinids[edit]

  • Blackband copella (Copella nigrofasciata)
  • Lebiasina astrigata
  • Lebiasina chucuriensis
  • Lebiasina colombia
  • Lebiasina elongata
  • Lebiasina floridablancaensis
  • Lebiasina multimaculata
  • Lebiasina ortegai
  • Pyrrhulina eleanorae
  • Copeina (Pyrrhulina spilota)

Distichodontids[edit]

  • Belonophago hutsebouti
  • Belonophago tinanti
  • Congocharax olbrechtsi
  • Silver distichodus (Distichodus affinis)
  • Distichodus altus
  • Distichodus antonii
  • Distichodus atroventralis
  • Distichodus brevipinnis
  • Dwarf distichodus (Distichodus decemmaculatus)
  • Grass-eaters (Distichodus engycephalus)
  • Many barred distichodus (Distichodus fasciolatus)
  • Distichodus hypostomatus
  • Distichodus kolleri
  • Longsnout distichodus (Distichodus lusosso)
  • Spotted citharinid (Distichodus maculatus)
  • Nkupe (Distichodus mossambicus)
  • Nile distichodus (Distichodus niloticus)
  • Distichodus noboli
  • Distichodus notospilus
  • Distichodus rostratus
  • Distichodus rufigiensis
  • Distichodus schenga
  • Six-banded distichodus (Distichodus sexfasciatus)
  • Eugnathichthys eetveldii
  • Eugnathichthys macroterolepis
  • Hemigrammocharax angolensis
  • Dwarf citharine (Hemigrammocharax machadoi)
  • Hemigrammocharax minutus
  • Hemigrammocharax monardi
  • Multibar citharine (Hemigrammocharax multifasciatus)
  • Hemigrammocharax ocellicauda
  • Hemigrammocharax uniocellatus
  • Hemigrammocharax wittei
  • Hemistichodus lootensi
  • Hemistichodus mesmaekersi
  • Hemistichodus vaillanti
  • Ichthyborus monodi
  • Ichthyborus ornatus
  • Mesoborus crocodilus
  • Microstomatichthyoborus bashforddeani
  • Microstomatichthyoborus katangae
  • Oneline tetra (Nannaethiops unitaeniatus)
  • Nannocharax ansorgii
  • Nannocharax brevis
  • Nannocharax elongatus
  • Nannocharax fasciatus
  • Nannocharax gracilis
  • Nannocharax intermedius
  • Nannocharax lineomaculatus
  • Nannocharax luapulae
  • Broad-barred citharine (Nannocharax macropterus)
  • Nannocharax maculicauda
  • Nannocharax niloticus
  • Nannocharax occidentalis
  • Nannocharax parvus
  • Nannocharax procatopus
  • Nannocharax schoutedeni
  • Nannocharax taenia
  • Neolebias ansorgii
  • Neolebias gossei
  • Neolebias trewavasae
  • Threeline tetra (Neolebias trilineatus)
  • Neolebias unifasciatus
  • Paradistichodus dimidiatus
  • Phago boulengeri
  • Phago intermedius
  • African pike-characin (Phago loricatus)
  • Xenocharax crassus

Characids[edit]

  • Acestrocephalus boehlkei
  • Argopleura chocoensis
  • Argopleura diquensis
  • Argopleura magdalenensis
  • Astyanacinus multidens
  • Astyanax atratoensis
  • Astyanax caucanus
  • Astyanax filiferus
  • Astyanax guaporensis
  • Mexican tetra (Astyanax mexicanus)
  • Astyanax microlepis
  • Astyanax orthodus
  • Attonitus ephimeros
  • Attonitus irisae
  • Brachychalcinus nummus
  • Bryconacidnus ellisi
  • Bryconacidnus paipayensis
  • Bryconamericus alfredae
  • Bryconamericus andresoi
  • Bryconamericus bolivianus
  • Bryconamericus caucanus
  • Bryconamericus dahli
  • Bryconamericus deuterodonoides
  • Bryconamericus diaphanus
  • Bryconamericus emperador
  • Bryconamericus galvisi
  • Bryconamericus grosvenori
  • Bryconamericus guaytarae
  • Bryconamericus huilae
  • Bryconamericus osgoodi
  • Bryconamericus pachacuti
  • Bryconamericus pectinatus
  • Bryconamericus phoenicopterus
  • Bryconamericus plutarcoi
  • Bryconamericus zamorensis
  • Ceratobranchia binghami
  • Ceratobranchia delotaenia
  • Ceratobranchia obtusirostris
  • Charax macrolepis
  • Charax tectifer
  • Cheirodon ortegai
  • Chrysobrycon hesperus
  • Chrysobrycon myersi
  • Creagrutus amoenus
  • Creagrutus brevipinnis
  • Creagrutus britskii
  • Creagrutus caucanus
  • Creagrutus changae
  • Creagrutus flavescens
  • Creagrutus gephyrus
  • Creagrutus gracilis
  • Creagrutus guanes
  • Creagrutus holmi
  • Creagrutus kunturus
  • Creagrutus magdalenae
  • Creagrutus manu
  • Creagrutus maracaiboensis
  • Creagrutus muelleri
  • Creagrutus ortegai
  • Creagrutus ouranonastes
  • Creagrutus paralacus
  • Creagrutus pearsoni
  • Creagrutus peruanus
  • Creagrutus pila
  • Creagrutus ungulus
  • Deuterodon singularis
  • Tetra (Diapoma terofali)
  • Gephyrocharax chocoensis
  • Gephyrocharax major
  • Gephyrocharax melanocheir
  • Grundulus bogotensis
  • Hemibrycon beni
  • Hemibrycon boquiae
  • Hemibrycon colombianus
  • Hemibrycon dentatus
  • Hemibrycon helleri
  • Hemibrycon huambonicus
  • Hemibrycon mikrostiktos
  • Hemibrycon orcesi
  • Hemibrycon palomae
  • Hemibrycon polyodon
  • Hemibrycon rafaelense
  • Jumping anchovy (Hemibrycon tridens)
  • Costello tetra (Hemigrammus hyanuary)
  • Hemigrammus luelingi
  • Black wedge tetra (Hemigrammus pulcher)
  • Ornate tetra (Hyphessobrycon bentosi)
  • Hyphessobrycon frankei
  • Hyphessobrycon gracilior
  • Hyphessobrycon loretoensis
  • Black phantom tetra (Hyphessobrycon megalopterus)
  • Hyphessobrycon ocasoensis
  • Hyphessobrycon oritoensis
  • Hyphessobrycon pando
  • Hyphessobrycon peruvianus
  • Hyphessobrycon proteus
  • Lemon tetra (Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis)
  • Hyphessobrycon robustulus
  • Hyphessobrycon taguae
  • Hyphessobrycon tenuis
  • Tortuguero tetra (Hyphessobrycon tortuguerae)
  • Jupiaba poranga
  • Knodus gamma
  • Knodus hypopterus
  • Knodus megalops
  • Knodus pasco
  • Lobodeuterodon euspilurus
  • Microgenys minuta
  • Microschemobrycon elongatus
  • Moenkhausia atahualpiana
  • Moenkhausia georgiae
  • Moenkhausia ovalis
  • Moenkhausia simulata
  • Monotocheirodon pearsoni
  • Odontostilbe dierythrura
  • Odontostilbe ecuadorensis
  • Odontostilbe microcephala
  • Oligosarcus bolivianus
  • Oligosarcus longirostris
  • Othonocheirodus eigenmanni
  • Phenacogaster beni
  • Priocharax pygmaeus
  • Pseudochalceus lineatus
  • Rhoadsia minor
  • Roeboides affinis
  • Roeboides bonariensis
  • Roeboides occidentalis
  • Saccoderma hastata
  • Saccoderma robusta
  • Scopaeocharax atopodus
  • Scopaeocharax rhinodus
  • Tyttobrycon dorsimaculatus
  • Tyttobrycon spinosus
  • Tyttocharax tambopatensis
  • Xenurobrycon heterodon
  • Xenurobrycon polyancistrus

Citharinids[edit]

Anostomids[edit]

  • Abramites eques
  • Laemolyta fasciata
  • Leporinus crassilabris
  • Leporinus granti
  • Leporinus niceforoi
  • Leporinus nijsseni
  • Leporinus obtusidens
  • Leporinus pearsoni
  • Striped leporinus (Leporinus striatus)
  • Leporinus wolfei
  • Leporinus y-ophorus
  • Rhytiodus lauzannei
  • Schizodon rostratus

Crenuchids[edit]

  • Characidium bolivianum
  • Characidium brevirostre
  • Characidium caucanum
  • Characidium lanei
  • Characidium phoxocephalum
  • Characidium pteroides
  • Characidium purpuratum
  • Characidium schubarti
  • Geryichthys sterbai
  • Melanocharacidium rex
  • Microcharacidium geryi

Other Characiformes species[edit]

  • Acestrorhynchus maculipinna
  • Bivibranchia simulata
  • Boulengerella xyrekes
  • Bryconops gracilis
  • Bryconops imitator
  • Gilbertolus alatus
  • Gilbertolus atratoensis
  • Hemiodus amazonum
  • Kafue pike (Hepsetus odoe)
  • Parodon caliensis
  • Parodon magdalenensis
  • Piabucus caudomaculatus
  • Silver prochilodus (Semaprochilodus taeniurus)
  • Serrasalmus odyssei
  • Sharp-snouted piranha (Serrasalmus sanchezi)
  • Triportheus magdalenae
  • Triportheus rotundatus

Syngnathiformes[edit]

Syngnathiformes includes the pipefishes and seahorses. There are 102 species and one subspecies in the order Syngnathiformes assessed as least concern.

Syngnathids[edit]

Species

Subspecies

  • Black-sided pipefish (Doryrhamphus excisus excisus)

Centriscids[edit]

Aulostomids[edit]

Cornetfishes[edit]

Clupeiformes[edit]

There are 143 species and one subspecies in the order Clupeiformes assessed as least concern.

Clupeids[edit]

Species

Subspecies

Pristigasterids[edit]

  • Dogtooth herring (Chirocentrodon bleekerianus)
  • Ilisha africana
  • Amazon ilisha (Ilisha amazonica)
  • Ilisha compressa
  • Hatchet herring (Ilisha fuerthii)
  • Ilisha novacula
  • Tropical longfin herring (Neoopisthopterus tropicus)
  • Caribbean longfin herring (Odontognathus compressus)
  • Guiana longfin herring (Odontognathus mucronatus)
  • Panama longfin herring (Odontognathus panamensis)
  • Dove's longfin herring (Opisthopterus dovii)
  • Equatorial longfin herring (Opisthopterus equatorialis)
  • Bigeyed longfin herring (Opisthopterus macrops)
  • American coastal pellona (Pellona harroweri)
  • Raconda (Raconda russeliana)

Anchovies[edit]

  • Regan's anchovy (Anchoa argentivittata)
  • Key anchovy (Anchoa cayorum)
  • Narrow-striped anchovy (Anchoa colonensis)
  • Cuban anchovy (Anchoa cubana)
  • Short anchovy (Anchoa curta)
  • Slough anchovy (Anchoa delicatissima)
  • Eigenmann's anchovy (Anchoa eigenmannia)
  • Thin anchovy (Anchoa exigua)
  • Longfinger anchovy (Anchoa filifera)
  • Heller's anchovy (Anchoa helleri)
  • Broad-striped anchovy (Anchoa hepsetus)
  • Gulf of California slender anchovy (Anchoa ischana)
  • Big-eye anchovy (Anchoa lamprotaenia)
  • Bright anchovy (Anchoa lucida)
  • Shortfinger anchovy (Anchoa lyolepis)
  • Common anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli)
  • False Panama anchovy (Anchoa mundeola)
  • Northern gulf anchovy (Anchoa mundeoloides)
  • Longnose anchovy (Anchoa nasus)
  • Panama anchovy (Anchoa panamensis)
  • Little anchovy (Anchoa parva)
  • Scofield's anchovy (Anchoa scofieldi)
  • Spicule anchovy (Anchoa spinifer)
  • Starks's anchovy (Anchoa starksi)
  • Walker's anchovy (Anchoa walkeri)
  • Zabaleta anchovy (Anchovia clupeoides)
  • Bigscale anchovy (Anchovia macrolepidota)
  • Snubnose anchovy (Anchoviella brevirostris)
  • Cayenne anchovy (Anchoviella cayennensis)
  • Elongate anchovy (Anchoviella elongata)
  • Broadband anchovy (Anchoviella lepidentostole)
  • Flat anchovy (Anchoviella perfasciata)
  • Atlantic anchoveta (Cetengraulis edentulus)
  • Pacific anchoveta (Cetengraulis mysticetus)
  • Grey's granadier anchovy (Coilia grayii)
  • Lindman's grenadier anchovy (Coilia lindmani)
  • Neglected grenadier anchovy (Coilia neglecta)
  • European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus)
  • Silver anchovy (Engraulis eurystole)
  • Californian anchovy (Engraulis mordax)
  • Peruvian anchoveta (Engraulis ringens)
  • Atlantic sabertooth anchovy (Lycengraulis grossidens)
  • Pacific sabretooth anchovy (Lycengraulis poeyi)
  • Sabretoothed thryssa (Lycothrissa crocodilus)
  • Setipinna phasa
  • Moustached thryssa (Thryssa mystax)

Sundasalangids[edit]

  • Mekong noodlefish (Sundasalanx mekongensis)
  • Dwarf noodlefish (Sundasalanx praecox)

Scorpaeniformes[edit]

There are 175 species in the order Scorpaeniformes assessed as least concern.

Cottids[edit]

Scorpaenids[edit]

  • Sharpcheek scorpionfish (Idiastion kyphos)
  • Spotwing scorpionfish (Neomerinthe beanorum)
  • Spinycheek scorpionfish (Neomerinthe hemingwayi)
  • Round scorpionfish (Neomerinthe rotunda)
  • Ghanean scorpionfish (Pontinus accraensis)
  • Longsnout scorpionfish (Pontinus castor)
  • Mottled scorpionfish (Pontinus clemensi)
  • Pontinus furcirhinus
  • Speckled deepwater scorpionfish (Pontinus leda)
  • Longspine scorpionfish (Pontinus longispinis)
  • Large-headed scorpionfish (Pontinus macrocephalus)
  • Spinythroat scorpionfish (Pontinus nematophthalmus)
  • Deepwater jack (Pontinus nigropunctatus)
  • Highfin scorpionfish (Pontinus rathbuni)
  • Speckled scorpionfish (Pontinus sierra)
  • Stalkeye scorpionfish (Pontinus strigatus)
  • Spotback scorpionfish (Pontinus vaughani)
  • Luna lion fish (Pterois lunulata)
  • Peruvian scorpionfish (Scorpaena afuerae)
  • Longfin scorpionfish (Scorpaena agassizii)
  • Coral scorpionfish (Scorpaena albifimbria)
  • Angola scorpionfish (Scorpaena angolensis)
  • Goosehead scorpionfish (Scorpaena bergii)
  • Shortfin scorpionfish (Scorpaena brachyptera)
  • Barbfish (Scorpaena brasiliensis)
  • Smooth-head scorpionfish (Scorpaena calcarata)
  • Hunchback scorpionfish (Scorpaena dispar)
  • Dwarf scorpionfish (Scorpaena elachys)
  • Slender rockfish (Scorpaena elongata)
  • Plumed scorpionfish (Scorpaena grandicornis)
  • Scorpaena hatizyoensis
  • Player scorpionfish (Scorpaena histrio)
  • Mushroom scorpionfish (Scorpaena inermis)
  • Smooth-cheek scorpionfish (Scorpaena isthmensis)
  • Senegalese rockfish (Scorpaena laevis)
  • Cadenat's rockfish (Scorpaena loppei)
  • Madeira rockfish (Scorpaena maderensis)
  • Pacific spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena mystes)
  • Norman's scorpionfish (Scorpaena normani)
  • Small red scorpionfish (Scorpaena notata)
  • Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
  • Black scorpionfish (Scorpaena porcus)
  • Reddish scorpionfish (Scorpaena russula)
  • Large-scaled scorpion fish (Scorpaena scrofa)
  • Sonora scorpionfish (Scorpaena sonorae)
  • Spotted fin scorpionfish (Scorpaena stephanica)
  • Reef scorpionfish (Scorpaenodes caribbaeus)
  • Hairy scorpionfish (Scorpaenodes hirsutus)
  • Insular scorpionfish (Scorpaenodes insularis)
  • Scorpaenodes quadrispinosus
  • Deepreef scorpionfish (Scorpaenodes tredecimspinosus)
  • Rainbow scorpionfish (Scorpaenodes xyris)
  • Scorpaenopsis altirostris
  • Scorpaenopsis ramaraoi

Triglids[edit]

  • Shortfin searobin (Bellator brachychir)
  • Streamer searobin (Bellator egretta)
  • Bellator farrago
  • Nakedbelly searobin (Bellator gymnostethus)
  • Chevron searobin (Bellator loxias)
  • Horned searobin (Bellator militaris)
  • Caribbean searobin (Bellator ribeiroi)
  • Splitnose searobin (Bellator xenisma)
  • Red gurnard (Chelidonichthys cuculus)
  • Gabon gurnard (Chelidonichthys gabonensis)
  • Bluefin gurnard (Chelidonichthys kumu)
  • African gurnard (Chelidonichthys lastoviza)
  • Tub gurnard (Chelidonichthys lucerna)
  • Longfin gurnard (Chelidonichthys obscurus)
  • Scalebreast gurnard (Lepidotrigla cadmani)
  • Carol's gurnard (Lepidotrigla carolae)
  • Spiny gurnard (Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei)
  • Devil searobin (Lepidotrigla kishinouyi)
  • Oman gurnard (Lepidotrigla omanensis)
  • Spiny searobin (Prionotus alatus)
  • Whitesnout searobin (Prionotus albirostris)
  • Bean's searobin (Prionotus beanii)
  • Twobeak searobin (Prionotus birostratus)
  • Northern searobin (Prionotus carolinus)
  • Striped searobin (Prionotus evolans)
  • Bristly searobin (Prionotus horrens)
  • Bigeye searobin (Prionotus longispinosus)
  • Gulf of Mexico barred searobin (Prionotus martis)
  • Bandtail searobin (Prionotus ophryas)
  • Mexican searobin (Prionotus paralatus)
  • Bluewing searobin (Prionotus punctatus)
  • Bluespotted searobin (Prionotus roseus)
  • Blackwing searobin (Prionotus rubio)
  • Common searobin (Prionotus ruscarius)
  • Leopard searobin (Prionotus scitulus)
  • Shortwing searobin (Prionotus stearnsi)
  • Lumptail searobin (Prionotus stephanophrys)
  • Bighead searobin (Prionotus tribulus)
  • Blackspotted gurnard (Pterygotrigla hemisticta)
  • Piper gurnard (Trigla lyra)
  • Streaked gurnard (Trigloporus lastoviza)

Other Scorpaeniformes species[edit]

  • Hooknose (Agonus cataphractus)
  • Careproctus albescens
  • Spotted flathead (Cociella punctata)
  • Velvetfish (Cocotropus roseus)
  • Smooth horsefish (Congiopodus torvus)
  • Pallid sculpin (Cottunculus thomsonii)
  • Flathead helmet gurnard (Dactyloptena gilberti)
  • Flying gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans)
  • Ebinania costaecanariae
  • Midwater scorpionfish (Ectreposebastes imus)
  • Spotted velvetfish (Erisphex pottii)
  • Blackbelly rosefish (Helicolenus dactylopterus)
  • Chinese ghoul (Inimicus caledonicus)
  • Longhead flatfish (Leviprora inops)
  • Common seasnail (Liparis liparis)
  • Montagu's seasnail (Liparis montagui)
  • Obliquebanded stingfish (Minous dempsterae)
  • Whitetail goblinfish (Minous quincarinatus)
  • Ocosia possi
  • Paracentropogon vespa
  • Percis matsuii
  • African armoured searobin (Peristedion cataphractum)
  • Slender searobin (Peristedion gracile)
  • Armored searobin (Peristedion miniatum)
  • Dwarf thornyhead (Plectrogenium nanum)
  • Psychrolutes inermis
  • Cortez rockfish (Sebastes cortezi)
  • Deepwater redfish (Sebastes mentella)
  • Deepwater scorpionfish (Setarches guentheri)
  • Guinea flathead (Solitas gruveli)
  • Bearded roguefish (Tetraroge barbata)
  • Tetraroge niger
  • Atlantic thornyhead (Trachyscorpia cristulata)
  • Spiny horsefish (Zanclorhynchus spinifer)

Esociformes[edit]

Ophidiiformes[edit]

There are 123 species in the order Ophidiiformes assessed as least concern.

Brotulas[edit]

  • Shore brotula (Alionematichthys minyomma)
  • Longarm brotula (Calamopteryx goslinei)
  • Calamopteryx jeb
  • Teacher brotula (Calamopteryx robinsorum)
  • Cataetyx alleni
  • Cataetyx bruuni
  • Cataetyx laticeps
  • Lesser orange brotula (Dermatopsoides talboti)
  • Diancistrus novaeguineae
  • Grammonus ater
  • Dusky brotula (Grammonus claudei)
  • Purple brotula (Grammonus diagrammus)
  • Grammonus longhursti
  • Humpback brotula (Grammonus robustus)
  • Gold brotula (Gunterichthys longipenis)
  • Boehlke's coralbrotula (Ogilbia boehlkei)
  • Walker's brotula (Ogilbia boydwalkeri)
  • Key brotula (Ogilbia cayorum)
  • Large-pored brotula (Ogilbia davidsmithi)
  • Deroy's cuskeel (Ogilbia deroyi)
  • Ghost brotula (Ogilbia jeffwilliamsi)
  • Jewett's brotula (Ogilbia jewettae)
  • Black-edged brotula (Ogilbia nigromarginata)
  • Naked brotula (Ogilbia nudiceps)
  • Brown brotula (Ogilbia robertsoni)
  • Sabaj's coralbrotula (Ogilbia sabaji)
  • Sedora's brotula (Ogilbia sedorae)
  • Shy brotula (Ogilbia suarezae)
  • Tyler's coralbrotula (Ogilbia tyleri)
  • Gulf cuskeel (Ogilbia ventralis)
  • Kakuk's coralbrotula (Ogilbichthys kakuki)
  • Longfinned coralbrotula (Ogilbichthys longimanus)
  • Small-eyed coralbrotula (Ogilbichthys microphthalmus)
  • Shaggy cusk (Porocephalichthys dasyrhynchus)
  • Black brotula (Stygnobrotula latebricola)

Ophidiidae[edit]

  • Abyssobrotula galatheae
  • Bony-eared assfish (Acanthonus armatus)
  • Apagesoma delosommatus
  • Barathrites iris
  • Abyssal assfish (Bassozetus compressus)
  • Bassozetus levistomatus
  • Bassozetus normalis
  • Bassozetus robustus
  • Bassozetus taenia
  • Benthocometes robustus
  • Bearded brotula (Brotula barbata)
  • Fore-spotted brotula (Brotula ordwayi)
  • Spotted cusk-eel (Chilara taylori)
  • Dicrolene hubrechti
  • Dicrolene introniger
  • Slender brotula (Dicrolene multifilis)
  • Dicrolene nigra
  • Holcomycteronus profundissimus
  • Holcomycteronus squamosus
  • Lamprogrammus brunswigi
  • Lamprogrammus exutus
  • Lamprogrammus niger
  • Lepophidium aporrhox
  • Shortbeard cusk-eel (Lepophidium brevibarbe)
  • Brazilian cusk-eel (Lepophidium collettei)
  • Whitespot cusk-eel (Lepophidium crossotum)
  • Blackear cusk-eel (Lepophidium cultratum)
  • Blackthroat cusk-eel (Lepophidium entomelan)
  • Pepperfin cusk-eel (Lepophidium gilmorei)
  • Mottled cusk-eel (Lepophidium jeannae)
  • Marbled cusk-eel (Lepophidium marmoratum)
  • Finescale cusk-eel (Lepophidium microlepis)
  • Specklefin cusk eel (Lepophidium negropinna)
  • Leopard cusk eel (Lepophidium pardale)
  • Upsilon cusk-eel (Lepophidium pheromystax)
  • Fawn cusk-eel (Lepophidium profundorum)
  • Prowspine cusk eel (Lepophidium prorates)
  • Lepophidium robustum
  • Barred cusk-eel (Lepophidium staurophor)
  • Blotchfin cusk eel (Lepophidium stigmatistium)
  • Fringed cusk-eel (Lepophidium wileyi)
  • Sooty cusk-eel (Lepophidium zophochir)
  • Luciobrotula corethromycter
  • Luciobrotula nolfi
  • Monomitopus agassizii
  • Monomitopus metriostoma
  • Neobythites bimaculatus
  • Twospot brotula (Neobythites gilli)
  • Stripefin brotula (Neobythites marginatus)
  • Neobythites monocellatus
  • Ocellated brotula (Neobythites multiocellatus)
  • Thread brotula (Neobythites stelliferoides)
  • Ophidion antipholus
  • Shorthead cusk-eel (Ophidion dromio)
  • Spotfin cusk-eel (Ophidion galeoides)
  • Blotched cusk-eel (Ophidion grayi)
  • Guianan cusk-eel (Ophidion guianense)
  • Band cusk-eel (Ophidion holbrookii)
  • Mimic cusk-eel (Ophidion imitator)
  • Rainbow cusk eel (Ophidion iris)
  • Crested cusk-eel (Ophidion josephi)
  • Harelip cusk-eel (Ophidion lagochila)
  • Striped cusk-eel (Ophidion marginatum)
  • Letter opener (Ophidion nocomis)
  • Basketweave cusk-eel (Ophidion scrippsae)
  • Mooneye cusk-eel (Ophidion selenops)
  • Ghost cusk-eel (Otophidium chickcharney)
  • Sleeper cusk-eel (Otophidium dormitator)
  • Bighead cusk eel (Otophidium indefatigabile)
  • Polka-dot cusk-eel (Otophidium omostigma)
  • Dusky cusk (Parophidion schmidti)
  • Penopus microphthalmus
  • Velvetnose brotula (Petrotyx hopkinsi)
  • Redfin brotula (Petrotyx sanguineus)
  • Slender cuskeel (Porogadus miles)
  • Pycnocraspedum squamipinne
  • Selachophidium guentheri
  • Pudgy cuskeel (Spectrunculus grandis)
  • Thalassobathia pelagica

Aphyonids[edit]

Pearlfishes[edit]

  • Carapus acus
  • Carapus bermudensis
  • Echiodon dawsoni
  • Echiodon dentatus
  • Nocturnal pearlfish (Echiodon exsilium)
  • Pyramodon lindas
  • Snyderidia canina

Parabrotulids[edit]

  • Parabrotula plagiophthalma

Tetraodontiformes[edit]

There are 208 species and two subspecies in the order Tetraodontiformes assessed as least concern.

Molids[edit]

Triggerfishes[edit]

Tetraodontids[edit]

Filefish species[edit]

Ostraciids[edit]

Porcupinefish[edit]

Species

Subspecies

  • Guinean burrfish (Chilomycterus spinosus mauretanicus)
  • Brown burrfish (Chilomycterus spinosus spinosus)

Aracanids[edit]

  • Chubby basketfish (Anoplocapros inermis)

Spikefishes[edit]

  • Johnsonina eriomma
  • Jambeau spikefish (Parahollardia lineata)
  • Banded spikefish (Paratriacanthodes herrei)

Gadiformes[edit]

There are 91 species in the order Gadiformes assessed as least concern.

Gadids[edit]

Merlucciids[edit]

Grenadiers species[edit]

  • Bathygadus favosus
  • Bathygadus macrops
  • Vaillant grenedier (Bathygadus melanobranchus)
  • Cetonurus globiceps
  • Hollowsnout grenadier (Coelorinchus caelorhincus)
  • Coelorinchus geronimo
  • Coelorinchus labiatus
  • Coelorinchus mediterraneus
  • Upturned snout rattail (Coelorinchus mycterismus)
  • Swordsnout grenadier (Coelorinchus occa)
  • Coelorinchus polli
  • Coelorinchus quincunciatus
  • Coelorinchus thompsoni
  • Humboldt grenadier (Coryphaenoides ariommus)
  • Abyssal grenadier (Coryphaenoides armatus)
  • Günther's grenadier (Coryphaenoides guentheri)
  • Ghostly grenadier (Coryphaenoides leptolepis)
  • Coryphaenoides marshalli
  • Mediterranean grenadier (Coryphaenoides mediterraneus)
  • Largenose grenadier (Coryphaenoides nasutus)
  • Coryphaenoides paramarshalli
  • Deepwater grenadier (Coryphaenoides profundicolus)
  • Rudis rattail (Coryphaenoides rudis)
  • Longrayed whiptail (Coryphaenoides subserrulatus)
  • Thickbeard grenadier (Coryphaenoides zaniophorus)
  • Doublethread grenadier (Gadomus arcuatus)
  • Threadfin grenadier (Gadomus longifilis)
  • Glasshead grenadier (Hymenocephalus italicus)
  • Bulbous rattail (Kuronezumia bubonis)
  • Macrouroides inflaticeps
  • Softhead grenadier (Malacocephalus laevis)
  • American straptail grenadier (Malacocephalus occidentalis)
  • Slendertail grenadier (Mataeocephalus tenuicauda)
  • Mesobius berryi
  • Common Atlantic grenadier (Nezumia aequalis)
  • Nezumia africana
  • Nezumia duodecim
  • Nezumia micronychodon
  • Nezumia milleri
  • Roughtip grenadier (Nezumia sclerorhynchus)
  • Roundhead grenadier (Odontomacrurus murrayi)
  • Sphagemacrurus hirundo
  • Tadpole whiptail (Squalogadus modificatus)
  • Trachonurus robinsi
  • Roughsnout grenadier (Trachyrincus scabrus)

Morids[edit]

  • Blue antimora (Antimora rostrata)
  • Eretmophorus kleinenbergi
  • Beardless codling (Gadella imberbis)
  • Gadella (Gadella maraldi)
  • Laemonema laureysi
  • Laemonema rhodochir
  • Laemonema yarrellii
  • Guenther's codling (Lepidion guentheri)
  • Mediterranean codling (Lepidion lepidion)
  • Common mora (Mora moro)
  • Physiculus cyanostrophus
  • Black codling (Physiculus dalwigki)
  • Metallic codling (Physiculus fulvus)
  • Physiculus huloti
  • Charcoal mora (Physiculus nematopus)
  • Physiculus roseus
  • Peruvian mora (Physiculus talarae)

Codlets[edit]

  • Antenna codlet (Bregmaceros atlanticus)
  • Codlet (Bregmaceros bathymaster)
  • Striped codlet (Bregmaceros cantori)
  • Stellate codlet (Bregmaceros houdei)
  • Bregmaceros nectabanus

Lotids[edit]

Melanonids[edit]

  • Arrowtail (Melanonus zugmayeri)

Phycids[edit]

  • Forkbeard (Phycis phycis)
  • Carolina hake (Urophycis earllii)
  • Southern codling (Urophycis floridana)
  • Spotted codling (Urophycis regia)

Mullets[edit]

Bichirs[edit]

Eels[edit]

There are 229 eel species assessed as least concern.

Chlopsids[edit]

Ophichthids[edit]

Congrids[edit]

Moray eels[edit]

Cutthroat eels[edit]

Nettastomatids[edit]

Heterenchelyids[edit]

Other eel species[edit]

Flatfishes[edit]

There are 167 flatfish species assessed as least concern.

Pleuronectids[edit]

Soleids[edit]

  • Achiroides melanorhijnchus
  • Bathysolea polli
  • Deepwater sole (Bathysolea profundicola)
  • Mekong blind sole (Brachirus elongatus)
  • Harmand's sole (Brachirus harmandi)
  • Pan sole (Brachirus pan)
  • Brachirus panoides
  • Brachirus siamensis
  • Solenette (Buglossidium luteum)
  • Dagetichthys lakdoensis
  • Wedge sole (Dicologlossa cuneata)
  • Dicologlossa hexophthalma
  • Thickback sole (Microchirus variegatus)
  • Banded sole (Microchirus wittei)
  • Whiskered sole (Monochirus hispidus)
  • Sand sole (Pegusa lascaris)
  • Egyptian sole (Solea aegyptiaca)

Tonguefishes[edit]

  • River tonguesole (Cynoglossus feldmanni)
  • Smallscale tonguesole (Cynoglossus microlepis)
  • Cynoglossus trigrammus
  • Coral reef tonguefish (Symphurus arawak)
  • Inkspot tonguefish (Symphurus atramentatus)
  • California tonguefish (Symphurus atricaudus)
  • Chocolate tonguefish (Symphurus callopterus)
  • Caribbean tonguefish (Symphurus caribbeanus)
  • Chabanaud's tonguefish (Symphurus chabanaudi)
  • Offshore tonguefish (Symphurus civitatium)
  • Spottedfin tonguefish (Symphurus diomedeanus)
  • Elongate tonguefish (Symphurus elongatus)
  • Banded tongue-fish (Symphurus fasciolaris)
  • Dwarf tonguefish (Symphurus gorgonae)
  • Symphurus insularis
  • Lee's tonguefish (Symphurus leei)
  • Elongate tonguesole (Symphurus ligulatus)
  • Symphurus melanurus
  • Blackstripe tonguefish (Symphurus melasmatotheca)
  • Largescale tonguefish (Symphurus minor)
  • Tonguesole (Symphurus nigrescens)
  • Norman's tonguesole (Symphurus normani)
  • Caribbean smalleyed tonguefish (Symphurus oculellus)
  • Spotfin tonguefish (Symphurus oligomerus)
  • Ocellated tonguefish (Symphurus ommaspilus)
  • Pygmy tonguefish (Symphurus parvus)
  • Longtail tonguefish (Symphurus pelicanus)
  • Deepwater tonguefish (Symphurus piger)
  • Blackcheek tonguefish (Symphurus plagiusa)
  • Duskycheek tonguefish (Symphurus plagusia)
  • Halfstriped tonguefish (Symphurus prolatinaris)
  • Northern tonguefish (Symphurus pusillus)
  • Patchtail tonguefish (Symphurus rhytisma)
  • Tessellated tonguefish (Symphurus tessellatus)
  • Dark cheek tongue (Symphurus undecimplerus)
  • Spottail tonguefish (Symphurus urospilus)
  • Vanmelle's tonguefish (Symphurus vanmelleae)
  • Mottled tonguefish (Symphurus varius)
  • William's tonguefish (Symphurus williamsi)

Paralichthyids[edit]

  • Cyclope flounder (Ancylopsetta cycloidea)
  • Three-spot flounder (Ancylopsetta dendritica)
  • Three-eye flounder (Ancylopsetta dilecta)
  • Ocellated flounder (Ancylopsetta ommata)
  • Veracruz whiff (Citharichthys abbotti)
  • Gulf stream flounder (Citharichthys arctifrons)
  • Sand whiff (Citharichthys arenaceus)
  • Horned whiff (Citharichthys cornutus)
  • Doublespot whiff (Citharichthys dinoceros)
  • Gulf sanddab (Citharichthys fragilis)
  • Bigmouth sanddab (Citharichthys gilberti)
  • Anglefin whiff (Citharichthys gymnorhinus)
  • Spotted whiff (Citharichthys macrops)
  • Five-rayed sanddab (Citharichthys mariajorisae)
  • Citharichthys minutus
  • Small sanddab (Citharichthys platophrys)
  • Bay whiff (Citharichthys spilopterus)
  • Smooth flounder (Citharichthys stampflii)
  • Citharichthys valdezi
  • Mexican flounder (Cyclopsetta chittendeni)
  • Spotfin flounder (Cyclopsetta fimbriata)
  • God's flounder (Cyclopsetta panamensis)
  • Toothed flounder (Cyclopsetta querna)
  • Cortez flounder (Etropus ciadi)
  • Fringed flounder (Etropus crossotus)
  • Shelf flounder (Etropus cyclosquamus)
  • Sole flounder (Etropus ectenes)
  • Peruvian flounder (Etropus peruvianus)
  • Gray flounder (Etropus rimosus)
  • Shrimp flounder (Gastropsetta frontalis)
  • Hippoglossina bollmani
  • Bigeye flounder (Hippoglossina macrops)
  • Bigmouth sole (Hippoglossina stomata)
  • Foureye flounder (Hippoglossina tetrophthalma)
  • Fine flounder (Paralichthys adspersus)
  • Gulf flounder (Paralichthys albigutta)
  • California halibut (Paralichthys californicus)
  • Summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)
  • Paralichthys oblongus
  • Broad flounder (Paralichthys squamilentus)
  • Papillose flounder (Syacium guineensis)
  • Shoal flounder (Syacium gunteri)
  • Beach flounder (Syacium latifrons)
  • Longfin flounder (Syacium longidorsale)
  • Channel flounder (Syacium micrurum)
  • Oval flounder (Syacium ovale)
  • Dusky flounder (Syacium papillosum)
  • Fantail flounder (Xystreurys liolepis)

American soles[edit]

  • Drab sole (Achirus achirus)
  • Plainfin sole (Achirus declivis)
  • Brown sole (Achirus klunzingeri)
  • Lined sole (Achirus lineatus)
  • Mazatlan sole (Achirus mazatlanus)
  • Network sole (Achirus scutum)
  • Longtail sole (Apionichthys dumerili)
  • Apionichthys nattereri
  • North American naked sole (Gymnachirus melas)
  • Naked sole (Gymnachirus nudus)
  • Gulf of Mexico fringed sole (Gymnachirus texae)
  • Fringed sole (Trinectes fimbriatus)
  • Trinectes fluviatilis
  • Spottedfin sole (Trinectes fonsecensis)
  • Scrawled sole (Trinectes inscriptus)
  • Hogchoker (Trinectes maculatus)
  • Smalleye sole (Trinectes microphthalmus)
  • Slipper sole (Trinectes paulistanus)
  • Yellow-tail sole (Trinectes xanthurus)

Bothids[edit]

  • Cape scaldfish (Arnoglossus capensis)
  • Imperial scaldfish (Arnoglossus imperialis)
  • Mediterranean scaldfish (Arnoglossus laterna)
  • Rüppell's scaldback (Arnoglossus rueppelii)
  • Pacific leopard flounder (Bothus leopardinus)
  • Plate fish (Bothus lunatus)
  • Bothus maculiferus
  • Peacock flounder (Bothus mancus)
  • Bothus mellissi
  • Eyed flounder (Bothus ocellatus)
  • Wide-eyed flounder (Bothus podas)
  • Twospot flounder (Bothus robinsi)
  • Pelican flounder (Chascanopsetta lugubris)
  • Speckled-tail flounder (Engyophrys sanctilaurentii)
  • American spiny flounder (Engyophrys senta)
  • Günther's flounder (Laeops guentheri)
  • Acapulco flounder (Monolene dubiosa)
  • Pacific deepwater flounder (Monolene maculipinna)
  • Slim flounder (Monolene megalepis)
  • Martens' moonflounder (Monolene mertensi)
  • Smallmouth moonflounder (Monolene microstoma)
  • Deepwater flounder (Monolene sessilicauda)
  • Striped-fin flounder (Perissias taeniopterus)
  • Caribbean flounder (Trichopsetta caribbaea)
  • Spot-fin sash flounder (Trichopsetta melasma)
  • Furrowed sash flounder (Trichopsetta orbisulcus)
  • Sash flounder (Trichopsetta ventralis)

Citharids[edit]

Scophthalmids[edit]

Anglerfishes[edit]

There are 87 anglerfish species assessed as least concern.

Goosefish species[edit]

  • Pacific goosefish (Lophiodes caulinaris)
  • Reticulated goosefish (Lophiodes reticulatus)
  • Threadfin angler (Lophiodes spilurus)
  • Blackfin goosefish (Lophius gastrophysus)
  • Angler (Lophius piscatorius)

Frogfishes[edit]

Oneirodids[edit]

Ogcocephalids[edit]

  • Atlantic batfish (Dibranchus atlanticus)
  • Dibranchus tremendus
  • Pancake batfish (Halieutichthys aculeatus)
  • Two-spine batfish (Halieutichthys bispinosus)
  • Louisiana pancake batfish (Halieutichthys intermedius)
  • Longnose batfish (Ogcocephalus corniger)
  • Polka-dot batfish (Ogcocephalus cubifrons)
  • Red-lipped batfish (Ogcocephalus darwini)
  • Slantbrown batfish (Ogcocephalus declivirostris)
  • Shortnose batfish (Ogcocephalus nasutus)
  • Marked batfish (Ogcocephalus notatus)
  • Ogcocephalus pantostictus
  • Roughback batfish (Ogcocephalus parvus)
  • Cocos batfish (Ogcocephalus porrectus)
  • Dwarf batfish (Ogcocephalus pumilus)
  • Palefin batfish (Ogcocephalus rostellum)
  • Rounded batfish (Zalieutes elater)
  • Tricorn batfish (Zalieutes mcgintyi)

Whipnose anglers[edit]

  • Elsman's whipnose (Gigantactis elsmani)
  • Gigantactis gibbsi
  • Gigantactis golovani
  • Gigantactis herwigi
  • Gigantactis ios
  • Gigantactis longicirra

Leftvents[edit]

Other anglerfish species[edit]

Beryciformes[edit]

There are 71 species in the order Beryciformes assessed as least concern.

Holocentrids[edit]

Other Beryciformes species[edit]

Stephanoberyciformes[edit]

  • Pricklefish (Acanthochaenus luetkenii)
  • Melamphaes eulepis
  • Melamphaes leprus
  • Melamphaes simus
  • Melamphaes spinifer
  • Crested bigscale (Poromitra crassiceps)
  • Scopeloberyx opisthopterus
  • Ragged bigscale (Scopelogadus mizolepis)

Aulopiformes[edit]

There are 81 species in the order Aulopiformes assessed as least concern.

Notosudids[edit]

  • Ahliesaurus berryi
  • Paperbones (Luciosudis normani)
  • Scopelosaurus argenteus
  • Scopelosaurus gibbsi
  • Scopelosaurus herwigi
  • Blackfin waryfish (Scopelosaurus lepidus)
  • Scopelosaurus meadi
  • Scopelosaurus smithii

Barracudinas[edit]

  • Spotted barracudina (Arctozenus risso)
  • Dolichosudis fuliginosa
  • Lestidiops affinis
  • Lestidiops cadenati
  • Lestidiops distans
  • Pacific barracudina (Lestidiops jayakari)
  • Slender barracudina (Lestidiops ringens)
  • Lestidiops similis
  • Lestidiops sphyrenoides
  • Atlantic barracudina (Lestidium atlanticum)
  • Lestrolepis intermedia
  • Macroparalepis affinis
  • Macroparalepis brevis
  • Duckbill barracudina (Magnisudis atlantica)
  • Paralepis elongata
  • Paralepis speciosa
  • Stemonosudis gracilis
  • Stemonosudis intermedia
  • Stemonosudis siliquiventer
  • Fierce pike smelt (Sudis atrox)
  • Uncisudis quadrimaculata

Ipnopids[edit]

  • Bathymicrops regis
  • Attenuated spider fish (Bathypterois atricolor)
  • Bathypterois dubius
  • Tripodfish (Bathypterois grallator)
  • Abyssal spiderfish (Bathypterois longipes)
  • Bathypterois mediterraneus
  • Blackfin spiderfish (Bathypterois phenax)
  • Bathypterois quadrifilis
  • Bathypterois viridensis
  • Marion's spiderfish (Bathytyphlops marionae)
  • Bathytyphlops sewelli
  • Grideye fish (Ipnops agassizii)

Pearleyes[edit]

  • Zugmayer's pearleye (Benthalbella infans)
  • Hubb's pearleye (Rosenblattichthys hubbsi)
  • Scopelarchoides danae
  • Blackbelly pearleye (Scopelarchus analis)
  • Staring pearleye (Scopelarchus guentheri)
  • Bigfin pearleye (Scopelarchus michaelsarsi)

Synodontids[edit]

Other Aulopiformes species[edit]

Notacanthiformes[edit]

Zeiformes[edit]

Stomiiformes[edit]

There are 141 species in the order Stomiiformes assessed as least concern.

Sternoptychids[edit]

Stomiids[edit]

  • Aristostomias lunifer
  • Aristostomias polydactylus
  • Aristostomias tittmanni
  • Aristostomias xenostoma
  • Astronesthes atlanticus
  • Astronesthes caulophorus
  • Astronesthes decoratus
  • Astronesthes haplophos
  • Astronesthes indicus
  • Astronesthes indopacificus
  • Astronesthes karsteni
  • Astronesthes leucopogon
  • Astronesthes macropogon
  • Astronesthes micropogon
  • Astronesthes niger
  • Astronesthes nigroides
  • Richardson's snaggletooth (Astronesthes richardsoni)
  • Bathophilus brevis
  • Bathophilus digitatus
  • Bathophilus longipinnis
  • Bathophilus metallicus
  • Bathophilus nigerrimus
  • Bathophilus pawneei
  • Bathophilus schizochirus
  • Bathophilus vaillanti
  • Borostomias antarcticus
  • Borostomias elucens
  • Sickle snaggletooth (Borostomias mononema)
  • Dana viperfish (Chauliodus danae)
  • Chauliodus minimus
  • Chauliodus schmidti
  • Sloane's viperfish (Chauliodus sloani)
  • Threadfin dragonfish (Echiostoma barbatum)
  • Eustomias aequatorialis
  • Eustomias albibulbus
  • Eustomias arborifer
  • Eustomias bibulbosus
  • Eustomias bigelowi
  • Eustomias enbarbatus
  • Eustomias fissibarbis
  • Eustomias furcifer
  • Eustomias intermedius
  • Eustomias kreffti
  • Eustomias lanceolatus
  • Eustomias longibarba
  • Yellowstem dragonfish (Eustomias macrurus)
  • Eustomias melanonema
  • Eustomias melanostigma
  • Eustomias monodactylus
  • Eustomias obscurus
  • Eustomias posti
  • Eustomias satterleei
  • Eustomias simplex
  • Eustomias spherulifer
  • Eustomias triramis
  • Eustomias vulgaris
  • Longbarb dragonfish (Flagellostomias boureei)
  • Grammatostomias dentatus
  • Grammatostomias flagellibarba
  • Heterophotus ophistoma
  • Idiacanthus atlanticus
  • Ribbon sawtail fish (Idiacanthus fasciola)
  • Leptostomias bermudensis
  • Leptostomias gladiator
  • Leptostomias gracilis
  • Leptostomias longibarba
  • Stoplight loosejaw (Malacosteus niger)
  • Melanostomias bartonbeani
  • Melanostomias biseriatus
  • Melanostomias melanops
  • Melanostomias paucilaternatus
  • Melanostomias spilorhynchus
  • Melanostomias tentaculatus
  • Valdivia black dragon fish (Melanostomias valdiviae)
  • Cape snaggletooth (Neonesthes capensis)
  • Neonesthes microcephalus
  • Odontostomias masticopogon
  • Odontostomias micropogon
  • Pachystomias microdon
  • Photonectes braueri
  • Photonectes caerulescens
  • Photonectes margarita
  • Photonectes mirabilis
  • Photonectes parvimanus
  • Photonectes phyllopogon
  • Photostomias atrox
  • Photostomias goodyeari
  • Photostomias guernei
  • Slender snaggletooth (Rhadinesthes decimus)
  • Stomias affinis
  • Boa dragonfish (Stomias boa)
  • Stomias brevibarbatus
  • Stomias lampropeltis
  • Longbarb scaly dragonfish (Stomias longibarbatus)
  • Thysanactis dentex
  • Threelights dragonfish (Trigonolampa miriceps)

Gonostomatids[edit]

  • Longray fangjaw (Bonapartia pedaliota)
  • Bent-tooth bristlemouth (Cyclothone acclinidens)
  • Pale bristlemouth (Cyclothone alba)
  • Bent-tooth lightfish (Cyclothone braueri)
  • Cyclothone livida
  • Veiled anglemouth (Cyclothone microdon)
  • Cyclothone obscura
  • Bicolored bristlemouth (Cyclothone pallida)
  • Shadow bristlemouth (Cyclothone parapallida)
  • Slender bristlemouth (Cyclothone pseudopallida)
  • Cyclothone pygmaea
  • Pacific portholefish (Diplophos taenia)
  • Gonostoma atlanticum
  • Gonostoma denudatum
  • Elongated bristlemouth fish (Gonostoma elongatum)
  • Deepsea lightfish (Sigmops bathyphilus)
  • Triplophos hemingi

Phosichthyids[edit]

Cetomimiformes[edit]

Myctophiformes[edit]

There are 98 species in the order Myctophiformes assessed as least concern.

Lanternfishes[edit]

Neoscopelids[edit]

Lampriformes[edit]

Stylephoriformes[edit]

Other ray-finned fish species[edit]

Hagfishes[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IUCN Red List version 2016-2". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Retrieved 8 September 2016.