All fishes reported from French Polynesia
n = 932 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 919 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 8 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 5 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 932 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 919 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Aku papa 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf abdominalisnative Green damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf conformisnative   
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Apiapi 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Apiapi 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Paere 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang Chirurgien à tache rouge 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Api 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucopareiusnative Whitebar surgeonfish Chirurgien à marques jaunes 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Chirurgien zébré 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Poisson docteur à queue blanche 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Yellow spotted surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Chirurgien à queue blanche 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Maito 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Ma 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nubilusnative Bluelined surgeon  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Poisson gendarme 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Chirurgien rose 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus reversusnative   
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Chirurgien bagnard 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Parai 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray 'Ei'ei manu 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray Raie léopard 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula argenteanative Longjaw bonefish  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish 'Io'io 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish Carangue échevelée 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Alionematichthys pigernative Whiskered viviparous brotula  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher Requin renard pélagique 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Requin renard 
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus arnoldorumnative Pacific leaping blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus simplicirrusnative Marquesan rockstripper  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus bimaculanative Twospot hawkfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris fasciatanative Red-banded prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris marquesasnative   
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius nocturnusnative Nocturn goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion melanopusnative Fire clownfish  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse Korari 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses elegansnative Elegant wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses femininusnative Blue-striped orange tamarin  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses melanurusnative White-spotted wrasse  
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