All fishes reported from Northern Marianas Islands
n = 800 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 787 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 10 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 3 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 800 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 787 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Takutér 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf notatusnative Yellowtail sergeant Nirék sárepwén 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Stripetailed damselfish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Sonn 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Saowarag-tosun 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang Hugupau 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Hugupau-dankolo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Hugupao dankulo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Hamoktan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucopareiusnative Whitebar surgeonfish Modch 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Hiyuk 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Hugupau arayau amariyo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Hugupao dankulo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Hagupau attilong 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nubilusnative Bluelined surgeon  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Hugupau galagu 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Yárengan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish Mwocchon mesániwor 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Limei 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Hugupao 
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray Fáyi ketaf 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Yóppw 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad Evenbellied crevalle 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher Akno 
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus arnoldorumnative Pacific leaping blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Pariyen 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus bimaculanative Twospot hawkfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris fasciatanative Red-banded prawn-goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon aureusnative Golden damselfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon curacaonative Staghorn damselfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius decussatusnative Orange-striped goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion melanopusnative Fire clownfish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Amphiprion perideraionnative Pink anemonefish  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse Nipwurupwur 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses twistiinative Yellowbreasted wrasse  
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