All fishes reported from Australia
n = 5033 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 4908 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 92 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 33 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 5033 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 4908 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes filamentosusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative  Starry triggerfish 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Ablabys taenianotusnative Cockatoo waspfish Cockatoo waspfish 
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Barred longtom 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf bengalensisnative Bengal sergeant Bengal sergeant 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant Banded sergeant 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Scissortail sergeant 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Blackspot sergeant 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Indo-pacific sergeant 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf whitleyinative Whitley's sergeant Whitle's sergeant 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acanthaluteres browniinative Spiny-tailed leatherjacket Spiny-tailed leatherjacket 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acanthaluteres spilomelanurusnative Bridled leatherjacket Bridled leatherjacket 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acanthaluteres vittigernative Toothbrush leatherjacket Brown leatherjacket 
Perciformes Percophidae Acanthaphritis barbatanative   
Perciformes Percophidae Acanthaphritis ozawainative   
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius cinctusnative Yellowbanded perch Yellowbanded wirrah 
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius ocellatusnative Eastern wirrah Eastern wirrah 
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius pardalotusendemic Leopard wirrah Leopard wirrah 
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius paxtoniendemic Orangelined wirrah Orangelined wirrah 
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius serratusendemic Western wirrah Western wirrah 
Perciformes Cepolidae Acanthocepola abbreviatanative Bandfish Yellowspotted bandfish 
Perciformes Cepolidae Acanthocepola krusensterniinative Red-spotted bandfish Redspotted bandfish 
Perciformes Cepolidae Acanthocepola limbatanative Blackspot bandfish Blackspot bandfish 
Stephanoberyciformes Stephanoberycidae Acanthochaenus luetkeniinative Pricklefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Acanthochromis polyacanthusnative Spiny chromis Spiny puller 
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Wahoo 
Perciformes Gobiidae Acanthogobius flavimanusintroduced Yellowfin goby  
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus australisendemic Yellowfin bream Yellowfin bream 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus butcheriendemic Black bream Black bream 
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus pacificusnative Pacific seabream  
Perciformes Sparidae Acanthopagrus palmarisendemic Northwest black bream Northwest black bream 
Scorpaeniformes Aploactinidae Acanthosphex leurynnisnative Wasp-spine velvetfish Wasp-spine velvetfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus albipectoralisnative Whitefin surgeonfish Whitefin surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus auranticavusnative Orange-socket surgeonfish Orange-socket surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus barienenative Black-spot surgeonfish Roundspot surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Ringtail surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus fowlerinative Fowler's surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus grammoptilusnative Finelined surgeonfish Finelined surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Whitespotted surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Striped surgeon 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Elongate surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Whitecheek surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Blackstreak surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Brown surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Bluelined surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Orangeband surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Mimic surgeonfish 
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