Saltwater Fish Species in Great Barrier Reef

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Fish Species in Great Barrier Reef


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=475]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Abalistes stellaris Balistidae reef-associated 60 TL 3.5 native
Abalistes stellatus Balistidae reef-associated 60 TL 3.1 native
Abudefduf septemfasciatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 23 TL 3.0 native
Abudefduf sexfasciatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 16 TL 2.4 native
Abudefduf sordidus Pomacentridae reef-associated 23 TL 2.8 native
Abudefduf vaigiensis Pomacentridae reef-associated 20 TL 2.6 native
Abudefduf whitleyi Pomacentridae reef-associated 18 TL 2.6 native
Acanthochromis polyacanthus Pomacentridae reef-associated 14 TL 2.7 native
Acanthocybium solandri Scombridae pelagic 250 TL 4.5 native
Acanthopagrus berda Sparidae demersal 90 TL 3.3 native
Acanthurus lineatus Acanthuridae reef-associated 38 TL 2.0 native
Acanthurus maculiceps Acanthuridae reef-associated 25 TL 2.8 native
Acanthurus nigricauda Acanthuridae reef-associated 40 TL 2.7 native
Acanthurus triostegus Acanthuridae reef-associated 27 TL 2.8 native
Acanthurus xanthopterus Acanthuridae reef-associated 70 TL 2.4 native
Alectis ciliaris Carangidae pelagic 150 TL 4.2 native
Alectis indicus Carangidae reef-associated 165 TL 4.2 native
Alepes djedaba Carangidae reef-associated 40 TL 3.6 native
Allomicrodesmus dorotheae Xenisthmidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.2 native
Alopias vulpinus Alopiidae pelagic 760 TL 4.5 native
Aluterus scriptus Monacanthidae reef-associated 110 TL 2.8 native
Amanses scopas Monacanthidae reef-associated 20 TL 2.8 native
Amblyeleotris rhyax Gobiidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Amblyeleotris steinitzi Gobiidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.2 native
Amblygaster sirm Clupeidae pelagic 29 TL 3.3 native
Amblyglyphidodon aureus Pomacentridae reef-associated 15 TL 2.7 native
Amblyglyphidodon curacao Pomacentridae reef-associated 11 TL 2.6 native
Amblygobius rainfordi Gobiidae reef-associated 7 TL 2.7 native
Amblygobius sphynx Gobiidae reef-associated 18 TL 3.2 native
Amniataba caudavittata Terapontidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.1 native
Amphiprion clarkii Pomacentridae reef-associated 19 TL 2.9 native
Amphiprion melanopus Pomacentridae reef-associated 12 TL 2.8 native
Amphiprion perideraion Pomacentridae reef-associated 10 TL 2.6 native
Anampses neoguinaicus Labridae reef-associated 25 TL 3.5 native
Anarchias leucurus Muraenidae demersal 12 TL 3.4 native
Antennarius coccineus Antennariidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.7 native
Antennarius maculatus Antennariidae reef-associated 9 TL 4.5 native
Antennarius striatus Antennariidae reef-associated 22 TL 4.5 native
Aphareus furca Lutjanidae reef-associated 70 TL 4.1 native
Aphareus rutilans Lutjanidae reef-associated 110 TL 4.1 native
Apogon crassiceps Apogonidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.5 native
Apogon cyanosoma Apogonidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.4 native
Apogon nigrofasciatus Apogonidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.6 native
Apogon notatus Apogonidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.5 native
Apogon novemfasciatus Apogonidae reef-associated 9 TL 4.2 native
Apogon rubrimacula Apogonidae reef-associated 6 TL 3.1 native
Apogon selas Apogonidae reef-associated 5 TL 3.5 native
Apogon taeniophorus Apogonidae reef-associated 11 TL 3.5 native
Apogon talboti Apogonidae reef-associated 14 TL 3.0 native
Apolemichthys trimaculatus Pomacanthidae reef-associated 31 TL 2.6 native
Aporops bilinearis Serranidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.0 native
Aprion virescens Lutjanidae reef-associated 112 TL 4.5 native
Archamia zosterophora Apogonidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.7 native
Ariosoma scheelei Congridae reef-associated 20 TL 3.6 native
Arothron hispidus Tetraodontidae reef-associated 50 TL 3.2 native
Arothron manilensis Tetraodontidae reef-associated 31 TL 3.5 native
Asterorhombus fijiensis Bothidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.0 native
Asterropteryx ensiferus Gobiidae demersal 3 TL 3.0 native
Atherinomorus endrachtensis Atherinidae pelagic 11 TL 3.4 native
Atule mate Carangidae pelagic 30 TL 4.5 native
Austrolethops wardi Gobiidae reef-associated 6 TL 3.3 native
Auxis rochei rochei Scombridae pelagic 56 TL 4.1 native
Bathygobius cotticeps Gobiidae demersal 11 TL 3.2 native
Beryx decadactylus Berycidae bathydemersal 100 TL 4.3 native
Blenniella chrysospilos Blenniidae reef-associated 16 TL 2.5 native
Blenniella periophthalmus Blenniidae reef-associated 19 TL 2.1 native
Bodianus diana Labridae reef-associated 31 TL 3.5 native
Bodianus loxozonus Labridae reef-associated 47 TL 3.6 native
Bryaninops amplus Gobiidae reef-associated 6 TL 3.0 native
Bryaninops nexus Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.2 native
Bryaninops ridens Gobiidae reef-associated 2 TL 3.2 native
Bryaninops tigris Gobiidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.0 native
Bryaninops yongei Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.0 native
Cabillus tongarevae Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.0 native
Caesio caerulaurea Caesionidae reef-associated 35 TL 3.4 native
Caesio cuning Caesionidae reef-associated 60 TL 3.4 native
Caesio lunaris Caesionidae reef-associated 40 TL 3.4 native
Caesio teres Caesionidae reef-associated 40 TL 3.4 native
Callogobius hasseltii Gobiidae demersal 8 TL 3.2 native
Callogobius maculipinnis Gobiidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.0 native
Callogobius okinawae Gobiidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Callogobius sclateri Gobiidae reef-associated 5 TL 3.3 native
Calotomus spinidens Scaridae demersal 19 TL 2.0 native
Canthigaster compressa Tetraodontidae reef-associated 11 TL 3.5 native
Canthigaster ocellicincta Tetraodontidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.2 native
Canthigaster papua Tetraodontidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.0 native
Carangoides caeruleopinnatus Carangidae reef-associated 40 TL 4.4 native
Carangoides chrysophrys Carangidae reef-associated 80 TL 4.4 native
Carangoides ferdau Carangidae pelagic 70 TL 3.8 native
Carangoides gymnostethus Carangidae pelagic 90 TL 4.1 native
Carangoides hedlandensis Carangidae demersal 32 TL 3.5 native
Carangoides malabaricus Carangidae reef-associated 60 TL 4.4 native
Carangoides oblongus Carangidae pelagic 46 TL 3.6 native
Carangoides orthogrammus Carangidae pelagic 71 TL 4.0 native
Carangoides plagiotaenia Carangidae reef-associated 50 TL 4.0 native
Caranx ignobilis Carangidae reef-associated 170 TL 4.4 native
Caranx melampygus Carangidae reef-associated 130 TL 4.5 native
Caranx sexfasciatus Carangidae reef-associated 120 TL 4.5 native
Caranx tille Carangidae reef-associated 80 TL 4.1 native
Carcharhinus albimarginatus Carcharhinidae reef-associated 300 TL 4.2 native
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Carcharhinidae reef-associated 255 TL 4.1 native
Carcharhinus longimanus Carcharhinidae pelagic 396 TL 4.2 native
Carcharhinus melanopterus Carcharhinidae reef-associated 200 TL 3.9 native
Centropyge bicolor Pomacanthidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.0 native
Centropyge flavicauda Pomacanthidae reef-associated 8 TL 2.8 native
Centropyge nox Pomacanthidae reef-associated 9 TL 2.8 native
Cephalopholis argus Serranidae reef-associated 60 TL 4.5 native
Cephalopholis boenak Serranidae reef-associated 26 TL 4.2 native
Cephalopholis leopardus Serranidae reef-associated 24 TL 4.0 native
Cephalopholis microprion Serranidae reef-associated 24 TL 4.0 native
Cephalopholis miniata Serranidae reef-associated 45 TL 4.4 native
Cephalopholis sonnerati Serranidae reef-associated 57 TL 3.8 native
Cephalopholis spiloparaea Serranidae reef-associated 22 TL 3.5 native
Ceratobregma helenae Tripterygiidae demersal 4 TL 3.0 native
Cercamia eremia Apogonidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon lunulatus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 12 TL 3.2 native
Chaetodon melannotus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon ornatissimus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 20 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon plebeius Chaetodontidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon rafflesii Chaetodontidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon rainfordi Chaetodontidae reef-associated 15 TL 2.8 native
Chaetodon speculum Chaetodontidae reef-associated 18 TL 3.6 native
Chaetodon trifascialis Chaetodontidae reef-associated 18 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon ulietensis Chaetodontidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.3 native
Chaetodon unimaculatus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 20 TL 3.1 native
Chaetodon vagabundus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 23 TL 3.0 native
Chanos chanos Chanidae benthopelagic 220 TL 2.0 native
Cheilinus chlorourus Labridae reef-associated 45 TL 3.4 native
Cheilodipterus artus Apogonidae reef-associated 23 TL 3.6 native
Cheilodipterus macrodon Apogonidae reef-associated 25 TL 4.0 native
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus Apogonidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.8 native
Cheiloprion labiatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 3.3 native
Chelmon rostratus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 20 TL 3.5 native
Chirocentrus dorab Chirocentridae pelagic 122 TL 4.5 native
Chlorurus bleekeri Scaridae reef-associated 49 TL 2.0 native
Chromis alpha Pomacentridae reef-associated 11 TL 3.0 native
Chromis analis Pomacentridae reef-associated 17 TL 3.4 native
Chromis atripes Pomacentridae reef-associated 9 TL 2.6 native
Chromis retrofasciata Pomacentridae reef-associated 5 TL 2.7 native
Chromis weberi Pomacentridae reef-associated 14 TL 3.4 native
Chromis xanthochira Pomacentridae reef-associated 14 TL 2.7 native
Chrysiptera cyanea Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 2.5 native
Chrysiptera flavipinnis Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 2.7 native
Chrysiptera glauca Pomacentridae reef-associated 10 TL 2.4 native
Chrysiptera rex Pomacentridae reef-associated 7 TL 2.5 native
Chrysiptera rollandi Pomacentridae reef-associated 5 TL 2.7 native
Chrysiptera unimaculata Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 2.1 native
Cirrhitichthys aprinus Cirrhitidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.5 native
Cirripectes castaneus Blenniidae reef-associated 13 TL 0.0 native
Cirripectes polyzona Blenniidae reef-associated 13 TL 2.9 native
Cirripectes stigmaticus Blenniidae reef-associated 13 TL 0.0 native
Cociella crocodila Platycephalidae demersal 50 TL 3.3 native
Coradion altivelis Chaetodontidae reef-associated 15 TL 2.7 native
Coris dorsomacula Labridae reef-associated 20 TL 3.4 native
Coris gaimard Labridae reef-associated 40 TL 3.5 native
Coryphaena equiselis Coryphaenidae pelagic 127 TL 4.5 native
Coryphaena hippurus Coryphaenidae pelagic 210 TL 4.4 native
Coryphopterus signipinnis Gobiidae demersal 6 TL 3.3 native
Corythoichthys haematopterus Syngnathidae demersal 25 TL 3.1 native
Cryptocentrus caeruleomaculatus Gobiidae demersal 6 TL 3.3 native
Ctenochaetus binotatus Acanthuridae reef-associated 22 TL 2.0 native
Ctenochaetus tominiensis Acanthuridae reef-associated 13 TL 2.1 native
Ctenogobiops pomastictus Gobiidae reef-associated 6 TL 3.3 native
Dascyllus aruanus Pomacentridae reef-associated 10 TL 2.5 native
Dascyllus melanurus Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 3.0 native
Dascyllus reticulatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 9 TL 3.1 native
Dascyllus trimaculatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 14 TL 2.7 native
Decapterus macrosoma Carangidae pelagic 35 TL 3.4 native
Diagramma pictum Haemulidae reef-associated 111 TL 3.7 native
Dischistodus chrysopoecilus Pomacentridae reef-associated 15 TL 2.0 native
Dischistodus prosopotaenia Pomacentridae reef-associated 19 TL 2.0 native
Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus Pomacentridae reef-associated 17 TL 2.0 native
Doryrhamphus excisus excisus Syngnathidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.5 native
Drepane punctata Drepaneidae reef-associated 50 TL 4.0 native
Ecsenius midas Blenniidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.4 native
Ecsenius yaeyamaensis Blenniidae reef-associated 6 TL 3.0 native
Elagatis bipinnulata Carangidae pelagic 180 TL 3.6 native
Encrasicholina heteroloba Engraulidae pelagic 10 TL 3.3 native
Encrasicholina punctifer Engraulidae pelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Enneapterygius hemimelas Tripterygiidae reef-associated 5 TL 2.2 native
Enneapterygius nanus Tripterygiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.2 native
Enneapterygius philippinus Tripterygiidae demersal 4 TL 3.0 native
Enneapterygius tutuilae Tripterygiidae demersal 3 TL 3.1 native
Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus Serranidae reef-associated 76 TL 4.2 native
Epinephelus cyanopodus Serranidae reef-associated 122 TL 4.0 native
Epinephelus fasciatus Serranidae reef-associated 40 TL 3.8 native
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus Serranidae reef-associated 120 TL 4.1 native
Epinephelus hexagonatus Serranidae reef-associated 26 TL 4.1 native
Epinephelus macrospilos Serranidae reef-associated 51 TL 3.1 native
Epinephelus maculatus Serranidae reef-associated 61 TL 4.1 native
Epinephelus merra Serranidae reef-associated 31 TL 3.8 native
Epinephelus ongus Serranidae reef-associated 40 TL 3.7 native
Epinephelus polyphekadion Serranidae reef-associated 110 TL 4.0 native
Epinephelus rivulatus Serranidae reef-associated 39 TL 3.6 native
Epinephelus tauvina Serranidae reef-associated 107 TL 4.2 native
Etelis carbunculus Lutjanidae demersal 141 TL 4.5 native
Etelis coruscans Lutjanidae bathydemersal 120 TL 4.5 native
Eurycephalus otaitensis Platycephalidae reef-associated 25 TL 3.9 native
Eurypegasus draconis Pegasidae demersal 10 TL 3.1 native
Euthynnus affinis Scombridae pelagic 111 TL 4.5 native
Eviota afelei Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.2 native
Eviota bifasciata Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.2 native
Eviota cometa Gobiidae demersal 3 TL 3.2 native
Eviota distigma Gobiidae demersal 3 TL 3.1 native
Eviota fasciola Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.1 native
Eviota guttata Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.2 native
Eviota melasma Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.0 native
Eviota sebreei Gobiidae demersal 3 TL 3.1 native
Favonigobius gymnauchen Gobiidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Foa brachygramma Apogonidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.5 native
Fowleria marmorata Apogonidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.5 native
Fowleria vaiulae Apogonidae reef-associated 5 TL 3.4 native
Galeocerdo cuvier Carcharhinidae pelagic 740 TL 4.5 native
Gempylus serpens Gempylidae bathypelagic 122 TL 4.4 native
Genicanthus melanospilos Pomacanthidae reef-associated 18 TL 3.4 native
Gerres filamentosus Gerreidae demersal 35 TL 3.1 native
Gnathanodon speciosus Carangidae reef-associated 120 TL 3.8 native
Gnathodentex aureolineatus Lethrinidae reef-associated 30 TL 3.3 native
Gnatholepis anjerensis Gobiidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.2 native
Gobiodon citrinus Gobiidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.3 native
Gobiodon okinawae Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.2 native
Gobiodon quinquestrigatus Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.2 native
Grammatorcynus bilineatus Scombridae reef-associated 111 TL 4.3 native
Gunnellichthys curiosus Microdesmidae demersal 12 TL 3.1 native
Gunnellichthys pleurotaenia Microdesmidae demersal 9 TL 3.3 native
Gunnellichthys viridescens Microdesmidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.4 native
Gymnapogon urospilotus Apogonidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.3 native
Gymnocranius euanus Lethrinidae reef-associated 45 TL 3.4 native
Gymnocranius grandoculis Lethrinidae reef-associated 80 TL 4.0 native
Gymnothorax castlei Muraenidae reef-associated 250 TL 3.6 native
Halicampus dunckeri Syngnathidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.3 native
Halichoeres biocellatus Labridae reef-associated 12 TL 3.5 native
Halichoeres chrysus Labridae reef-associated 12 TL 3.5 native
Halichoeres melanurus Labridae reef-associated 12 TL 3.2 native
Halichoeres miniatus Labridae reef-associated 10 TL 3.2 native
Halichoeres nebulosus Labridae reef-associated 12 TL 3.4 native
Halichoeres ornatissimus Labridae reef-associated 18 TL 3.1 native
Halichoeres prosopeion Labridae reef-associated 16 TL 3.3 native
Halichoeres scapularis Labridae reef-associated 20 TL 3.5 native
Helcogramma ellioti Tripterygiidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Heniochus acuminatus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 25 TL 3.5 native
Heniochus chrysostomus Chaetodontidae reef-associated 18 TL 3.3 native
Heniochus monoceros Chaetodontidae reef-associated 24 TL 3.5 native
Heniochus varius Chaetodontidae reef-associated 19 TL 3.2 native
Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus Clupeidae pelagic 19 TL 3.6 native
Heteroconger hassi Congridae demersal 40 TL 3.1 native
Hippocampus hendriki Syngnathidae demersal 11 TL 0.0 native
Hippocampus kuda Syngnathidae demersal 30 TL 3.1 native
Hypoatherina barnesi Atherinidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.0 native
Inimicus didactylus Synanceiidae reef-associated 22 TL 4.0 native
Istiblennius edentulus Blenniidae demersal 18 TL 3.0 native
Istiblennius lineatus Blenniidae reef-associated 14 TL 3.0 native
Istigobius decoratus Gobiidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.3 native
Istigobius nigroocellatus Gobiidae demersal 6 TL 3.4 native
Istigobius ornatus Gobiidae reef-associated 11 TL 3.2 native
Istigobius spence Gobiidae demersal 10 TL 2.9 native
Istiophorus platypterus Istiophoridae pelagic 387 TL 4.5 native
Isurus oxyrinchus Lamnidae pelagic 400 TL 4.5 native
Katsuwonus pelamis Scombridae pelagic 120 TL 4.4 native
Kaupichthys atronasus Chlopsidae reef-associated 12 TL 3.4 native
Kyphosus vaigiensis Kyphosidae reef-associated 70 TL 2.0 native
Labropsis australis Labridae reef-associated 11 TL 2.8 native
Labropsis xanthonota Labridae reef-associated 13 TL 2.9 native
Lampris guttatus Lampridae bathypelagic 200 TL 4.2 native
Lates calcarifer Centropomidae demersal 200 TL 4.4 native
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum Gempylidae bathypelagic 244 TL 4.3 native
Lethrinus amboinensis Lethrinidae reef-associated 70 TL 4.0 native
Lethrinus atkinsoni Lethrinidae reef-associated 45 TL 3.7 native
Lethrinus erythracanthus Lethrinidae reef-associated 70 TL 3.4 native
Lethrinus harak Lethrinidae reef-associated 50 TL 3.5 native
Lethrinus laticaudis Lethrinidae reef-associated 56 TL 4.5 native
Lethrinus lentjan Lethrinidae demersal 52 TL 4.2 native
Lethrinus nebulosus Lethrinidae demersal 86 TL 3.3 native
Lethrinus obsoletus Lethrinidae demersal 60 TL 3.5 native
Lethrinus olivaceus Lethrinidae demersal 100 TL 4.1 native
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Lethrinidae reef-associated 50 TL 3.8 native
Lethrinus semicinctus Lethrinidae reef-associated 35 TL 4.0 native
Liopropoma susumi Serranidae reef-associated 9 TL 3.1 native
Lipocheilus carnolabrum Lutjanidae demersal 61 TL 3.9 native
Liza melinoptera Mugilidae demersal 37 TL 2.3 native
Lutjanus argentimaculatus Lutjanidae reef-associated 150 TL 3.9 native
Lutjanus bohar Lutjanidae reef-associated 90 TL 3.6 native
Lutjanus boutton Lutjanidae reef-associated 30 TL 3.8 native
Lutjanus fulviflammus Lutjanidae reef-associated 35 TL 3.9 native
Lutjanus fulvus Lutjanidae reef-associated 40 TL 4.1 native
Lutjanus gibbus Lutjanidae reef-associated 50 TL 3.5 native
Lutjanus kasmira Lutjanidae reef-associated 40 TL 4.0 native
Lutjanus lutjanus Lutjanidae reef-associated 35 TL 4.0 native
Lutjanus malabaricus Lutjanidae reef-associated 100 TL 4.5 native
Lutjanus monostigma Lutjanidae reef-associated 60 TL 4.3 native
Lutjanus quinquelineatus Lutjanidae reef-associated 38 TL 4.0 native
Lutjanus rivulatus Lutjanidae reef-associated 80 TL 4.1 native
Lutjanus russellii Lutjanidae reef-associated 50 TL 4.3 native
Lutjanus vitta Lutjanidae reef-associated 40 TL 4.1 native
Macolor niger Lutjanidae reef-associated 75 TL 4.0 native
Macropharyngodon meleagris Labridae reef-associated 19 TL 2.9 native
Macropharyngodon negrosensis Labridae reef-associated 12 TL 3.3 native
Makaira indica Istiophoridae pelagic 517 TL 4.5 native
Megalaspis cordyla Carangidae pelagic 80 TL 4.4 native
Mesopristes argenteus Terapontidae benthopelagic 35 TL 4.0 native
Mola mola Molidae pelagic 333 TL 3.7 native
Monotaxis grandoculis Lethrinidae reef-associated 60 TL 3.3 native
Myripristis adusta Holocentridae reef-associated 35 TL 3.4 native
Myripristis berndti Holocentridae reef-associated 30 TL 3.7 native
Myripristis hexagona Holocentridae reef-associated 30 TL 3.1 native
Myripristis murdjan Holocentridae reef-associated 60 TL 3.3 native
Myripristis pralinia Holocentridae reef-associated 20 TL 3.5 native
Myripristis vittata Holocentridae reef-associated 25 TL 3.4 native
Naso lituratus Acanthuridae reef-associated 45 TL 2.3 native
Naso lopezi Acanthuridae reef-associated 60 TL 3.3 native
Naucrates ductor Carangidae pelagic 70 TL 4.0 native
Nealotus tripes Gempylidae bathypelagic 31 TL 4.5 native
Nemateleotris decora Microdesmidae reef-associated 9 TL 3.1 native
Nemichthys scolopaceus Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 130 TL 3.5 native
Neoglyphidodon melas Pomacentridae reef-associated 18 TL 3.0 native
Neopomacentrus azysron Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 3.4 native
Neopomacentrus cyanomos Pomacentridae reef-associated 9 TL 3.4 native
Neopomacentrus violascens Pomacentridae reef-associated 7 TL 3.4 native
Omobranchus germaini Blenniidae reef-associated 8 TL 2.7 native
Ostracion nasus Ostraciidae reef-associated 30 TL 3.5 native
Oxycheilinus bimaculatus Labridae reef-associated 15 TL 3.2 native
Papillogobius reichei Gobiidae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Paracaesio xanthura Lutjanidae reef-associated 50 TL 3.4 native
Paracentropyge multifasciatus Pomacanthidae reef-associated 11 TL 2.8 native
Paragunnellichthys seychellensis Microdesmidae demersal 9 TL 3.1 native
Paraluteres prionurus Monacanthidae reef-associated 11 TL 2.7 native
Parapercis millepunctata Pinguipedidae reef-associated 18 TL 3.5 native
Parapercis xanthozona Pinguipedidae reef-associated 23 TL 3.5 native
Parascorpaena mcadamsi Scorpaenidae demersal 8 TL 3.3 native
Parioglossus formosus Microdesmidae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Parioglossus taeniatus Microdesmidae demersal 4 TL 3.0 native
Parupeneus bifasciatus Mullidae reef-associated 35 TL 3.7 native
Pempheris schwenkii Pempheridae reef-associated 15 TL 3.4 native
Periophthalmus argentilineatus Gobiidae demersal 19 TL 3.0 native
Pervagor alternans Monacanthidae reef-associated 16 TL 2.9 native
Pervagor janthinosoma Monacanthidae reef-associated 14 TL 2.9 native
Pervagor melanocephalus Monacanthidae reef-associated 16 TL 2.9 native
Pervagor nigrolineatus Monacanthidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.0 native
Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos Blenniidae reef-associated 15 TL 2.5 native
Platax pinnatus Ephippidae reef-associated 45 TL 3.3 native
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia Haemulidae reef-associated 51 TL 3.9 native
Plectorhinchus orientalis Haemulidae reef-associated 86 TL 3.8 native
Plectranthias longimanus Serranidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.5 native
Plectropomus areolatus Serranidae reef-associated 73 TL 4.5 native
Plesiops coeruleolineatus Plesiopidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.4 native
Plesiops verecundus Plesiopidae reef-associated 12 TL 3.2 native
Pleurosicya coerulea Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.0 native
Pomacanthus sexstriatus Pomacanthidae reef-associated 46 TL 2.6 native
Pomacentrus adelus Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 3.0 native
Pomacentrus amboinensis Pomacentridae reef-associated 10 TL 2.4 native
Pomacentrus bankanensis Pomacentridae reef-associated 9 TL 2.0 native
Pomacentrus brachialis Pomacentridae reef-associated 10 TL 2.6 native
Pomacentrus chrysurus Pomacentridae reef-associated 9 TL 2.7 native
Pomacentrus lepidogenys Pomacentridae reef-associated 11 TL 3.4 native
Pomacentrus moluccensis Pomacentridae reef-associated 7 TL 2.4 native
Pomacentrus nigromarginatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 8 TL 2.6 native
Pomacentrus philippinus Pomacentridae reef-associated 12 TL 2.7 native
Pomacentrus taeniometopon Pomacentridae reef-associated 12 TL 2.0 native
Premnas biaculeatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 17 TL 2.8 native
Priolepis agrena Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.0 native
Priolepis cincta Gobiidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.0 native
Priolepis fallacincta Gobiidae reef-associated 6 TL 3.0 native
Priolepis inhaca Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.0 native
Priolepis pallidicincta Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.2 native
Priolepis semidoliatus Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.0 native
Prionace glauca Carcharhinidae pelagic 400 TL 4.5 native
Pristipomoides multidens Lutjanidae demersal 90 TL 3.8 native
Pristotis obtusirostris Pomacentridae demersal 14 TL 2.7 native
Pseudamia amblyuroptera Apogonidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.5 native
Pseudamia gelatinosa Apogonidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.5 native
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia Serranidae reef-associated 20 TL 3.4 native
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus Serranidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.4 native
Pseudanthias squamipinnis Serranidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.4 native
Pseudocheilinus evanidus Labridae reef-associated 8 TL 3.5 native
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia Labridae reef-associated 10 TL 3.2 native
Pseudochromis fuscus Pseudochromidae reef-associated 9 TL 3.6 native
Pseudochromis paccagnellae Pseudochromidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.5 native
Pseudogramma polyacanthum Serranidae reef-associated 11 TL 3.4 native
Psilogobius prolatus Gobiidae reef-associated 5 TL 3.0 native
Pteragogus cryptus Labridae reef-associated 10 TL 3.5 native
Ptereleotris evides Microdesmidae reef-associated 14 TL 3.0 native
Ptereleotris grammica Microdesmidae reef-associated 10 TL 3.4 native
Ptereleotris heteroptera Microdesmidae reef-associated 14 TL 3.4 native
Ptereleotris microlepis Microdesmidae reef-associated 13 TL 3.4 native
Pterocaesio digramma Caesionidae reef-associated 30 TL 3.4 native
Pterocaesio tile Caesionidae reef-associated 30 TL 3.3 native
Pterocaesio trilineata Caesionidae reef-associated 20 TL 3.4 native
Rachycentron canadum Rachycentridae pelagic 200 TL 4.0 native
Ranzania laevis Molidae pelagic 100 TL 3.7 native
Rastrelliger kanagurta Scombridae pelagic 39 TL 3.4 native
Regalecus glesne Regalecidae pelagic 1100 TL 3.2 native
Remora remora Echeneidae pelagic 87 TL 3.1 native
Rhincodon typus Rhincodontidae pelagic 2000 TL 3.6 native
Rhinecanthus verrucosus Balistidae reef-associated 23 TL 3.1 native
Sargocentron caudimaculatum Holocentridae reef-associated 25 TL 3.9 native
Sargocentron cornutum Holocentridae reef-associated 18 TL 3.5 native
Sargocentron diadema Holocentridae reef-associated 17 TL 3.4 native
Sargocentron ittodai Holocentridae reef-associated 20 TL 3.6 native
Sargocentron melanospilos Holocentridae reef-associated 25 TL 4.0 native
Sargocentron praslin Holocentridae reef-associated 32 TL 3.2 native
Sargocentron punctatissimum Holocentridae reef-associated 23 TL 3.4 native
Sargocentron spiniferum Holocentridae reef-associated 57 TL 3.8 native
Sargocentron tiere Holocentridae reef-associated 33 TL 3.5 native
Sargocentron violaceum Holocentridae reef-associated 45 TL 3.6 native
Scarus flavipectoralis Scaridae reef-associated 30 TL 2.0 native
Scarus forsteni Scaridae reef-associated 55 TL 2.0 native
Scarus ghobban Scaridae reef-associated 90 TL 2.0 native
Schindleria praematura Schindleriidae demersal 3 TL 3.1 native
Scolopsis affinis Nemipteridae reef-associated 24 TL 3.3 native
Scolopsis bilineata Nemipteridae reef-associated 23 TL 3.6 native
Scolopsis trilineata Nemipteridae reef-associated 20 TL 3.4 native
Scomberoides lysan Carangidae reef-associated 110 TL 4.5 native
Scomberoides tol Carangidae pelagic 60 TL 4.4 native
Scomberomorus commerson Scombridae pelagic 267 TL 4.5 native
Scorpaenopsis cotticeps Scorpaenidae demersal 22 TL 3.9 native
Selar boops Carangidae pelagic 28 TL 3.5 native
Selar crumenophthalmus Carangidae pelagic 74 TL 3.9 native
Selaroides leptolepis Carangidae pelagic 20 TL 3.5 native
Seriola dumerili Carangidae reef-associated 190 TL 4.5 native
Seriola rivoliana Carangidae benthopelagic 178 TL 4.5 native
Siganus argenteus Siganidae reef-associated 40 TL 2.0 native
Siganus corallinus Siganidae reef-associated 28 TL 2.0 native
Siganus doliatus Siganidae reef-associated 24 TL 2.0 native
Siganus fuscescens Siganidae reef-associated 40 TL 2.0 native
Siganus lineatus Siganidae reef-associated 43 TL 2.0 native
Siganus puellus Siganidae reef-associated 38 TL 3.0 native
Siganus punctatissimus Siganidae reef-associated 30 TL 2.0 native
Siganus punctatus Siganidae reef-associated 40 TL 2.8 native
Siganus spinus Siganidae reef-associated 28 TL 2.0 native
Signigobius biocellatus Gobiidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.5 native
Sillago sihama Sillaginidae demersal 37 TL 3.4 native
Sphaeramia nematoptera Apogonidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.5 native
Sphyraena forsteri Sphyraenidae reef-associated 75 TL 4.5 native
Sphyraena helleri Sphyraenidae reef-associated 80 TL 4.5 native
Sphyraena jello Sphyraenidae reef-associated 150 TL 4.0 native
Spratelloides delicatulus Clupeidae reef-associated 9 TL 3.1 native
Spratelloides gracilis Clupeidae pelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Squalus megalops Squalidae bathydemersal 71 TL 4.3 native
Stegastes albifasciatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 13 TL 2.9 native
Stegastes fasciolatus Pomacentridae reef-associated 15 TL 2.2 native
Stegastes lividus Pomacentridae reef-associated 16 TL 2.0 native
Stegastes nigricans Pomacentridae reef-associated 14 TL 2.0 native
Stethojulis interrupta Labridae reef-associated 13 TL 3.5 native
Stolephorus indicus Engraulidae pelagic 19 TL 3.8 native
Symphorichthys spilurus Lutjanidae reef-associated 60 TL 3.8 native
Symphorus nematophorus Lutjanidae reef-associated 122 TL 4.2 native
Synchiropus moyeri Callionymidae demersal 8 TL 3.1 native
Synchiropus ocellatus Callionymidae reef-associated 8 TL 3.3 native
Tetrapturus audax Istiophoridae pelagic 420 TL 4.6 native
Thryssa baelama Engraulidae pelagic 19 TL 3.7 native
Thunnus alalunga Scombridae pelagic 156 TL 4.4 native
Thunnus albacares Scombridae pelagic 266 TL 4.3 native
Thunnus obesus Scombridae pelagic 250 TL 4.5 native
Trachinotus baillonii Carangidae pelagic 60 TL 3.7 native
Trachinotus blochii Carangidae reef-associated 123 TL 3.7 native
Triaenodon obesus Carcharhinidae reef-associated 213 TL 4.2 native
Trichiurus lepturus Trichiuridae benthopelagic 234 TL 4.1 native
Trimma benjamini Gobiidae reef-associated 4 TL 3.0 native
Trimma okinawae Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.1 native
Trimma striata Gobiidae reef-associated 3 TL 3.0 native
Trimmatom eviotops Gobiidae reef-associated 7 TL 3.2 native
Trimmatom zapotes Gobiidae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Ucla xenogrammus Tripterygiidae reef-associated 6 TL 2.8 native
Upeneus australiae Mullidae benthopelagic 0 TL 0.0 native
Upeneus moluccensis Mullidae demersal 20 TL 3.7 native
Valamugil cunnesius Mugilidae demersal 41 TL 2.0 native
Valenciennea longipinnis Gobiidae reef-associated 15 TL 3.1 native
Valenciennea puellaris Gobiidae reef-associated 17 TL 3.6 native
Valenciennea sexguttata Gobiidae reef-associated 14 TL 3.5 native
Valenciennea strigata Gobiidae reef-associated 18 TL 4.0 native
Vanderhorstia ambanoro Gobiidae demersal 13 TL 3.3 native
Wetmorella nigropinnata Labridae reef-associated 8 TL 3.5 native
Xiphias gladius Xiphiidae pelagic 506 TL 4.5 native
Zenarchopterus dispar Hemiramphidae pelagic 19 TL 3.1 native
Zeus faber Zeidae benthopelagic 90 TL 4.5 native
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