All fishes reported from Jamaica
n = 637 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 627 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 6 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 4 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 637 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 4: 637 species reported from the country/island altogether.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilisnative Sergeant-major Pilotfish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf taurusnative Night sergeant Pilotfish 
Perciformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria asperanative Roughhead blenny  
Perciformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria greenfieldinative False papillose blenny  
Perciformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria spinosanative Spinyhead blenny  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion polygoniusnative Honeycomb cowfish Trunkfish 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion quadricornisnative Scrawled cowfish Scrawled cowfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus bahianusnative Ocean surgeon Ocean surgeon 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus chirurgusnative Doctorfish Black doctorfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus coeruleusnative Blue tang surgeonfish Blue doctor 
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Achirus declivisnative Plainfin sole  
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Achirus lineatusnative Lined sole  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Acyrtops beryllinusnative Emerald clingfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Acyrtus rubiginosusnative Red clingfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Agonostomus monticolanative Mountain mullet  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ahlia egmontisnative Key worm eel  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula nemopteranative Threadfin bonefish  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Bonefish 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Alphestes afernative Mutton hamlet  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus schoepfiinative Orange filefish Orange filefish 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Scrawled tilefish 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus pinosnative Redspotted hawkfish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa cayorumnative Key anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa colonensisnative Narrow-striped anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa cubananative Cuban anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa filiferanative Longfinger anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa hepsetusnative Broad-striped anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa lamprotaenianative Big-eye anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa lyolepisnative Shortfinger anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa parvanative Little anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchovia clupeoidesnative Zabaleta anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoviella perfasciatanative Poey's anchovy  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostratanative American eel  
Perciformes Haemulidae Anisotremus surinamensisnative Black margate Black margate 
Perciformes Haemulidae Anisotremus virginicusnative Porkfish Paragrate grunt 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius multiocellatusnative Longlure frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius striatusnative Striated frogfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon affinisnative Bigtooth cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon binotatusnative Barred cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon lachnerinative Whitestar cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon maculatusnative Flamefish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon mosavinative Dwarf cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon planifronsnative Pale cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon quadrisquamatusnative Sawcheek cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon robbyinative Striped cardinalfish  
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