All fishes reported from Canary Islands
n = 564 (Complete)
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Table 1: 550 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 12 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 564 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 550 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf luridusnative Canary damsel  
Stephanoberyciformes Stephanoberycidae Acanthochaenus luetkeniinative Pricklefish  
Perciformes Labridae Acantholabrus palloninative Scale-rayed wrasse  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus monroviaenative Monrovia doctorfish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus bovinusnative Bull ray Ratón 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia affinisnative Gilbert's halosaurid fish  
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia phalacranative Hawaiian halosaurid fish  
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis alexandrinanative Alexandria pompano  
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus australisnative Small scaled brown slickhead  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus bairdiinative Baird's slickhead  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus rostratusnative Risso's smooth-head  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher Coleto 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Coleto 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa alosanative Allis shad  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanative European eel  
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  
Aulopiformes Anotopteridae Anotopterus pharaonative Daggertooth  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Perciformes Serranidae Anthias anthiasnative Swallowtail seaperch  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Apagesoma delosommatusnative   
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus carbonative Black scabbardfish  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus intermediusnative Intermediate scabbardfish  
Ophidiiformes Aphyonidae Aphyonus gelatinosusnative Gelatinous blindfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Apletodon incognitusnative   
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Apletodon pellegrininative Chubby clingfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon imberbisnative Cardinal fish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus laurussoniinative Iceland catshark  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus anguiformisnative Slender finless eel  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus caecusnative European finless eel  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyripnus atlanticusnative   
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus affinisnative Pacific hatchet fish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus olfersiinative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias lunifernative   
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus rueppeliinative Rüppell's scaldback  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes gemmifernative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes indicusnative Black snaggletooth  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes leucopogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes macropogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes micropogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes neopogonnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes nigernative   
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina hepsetusnative Mediterranean sand smelt  
Atheriniformes Atherinidae Atherina presbyternative Sand smelt  
Aulopiformes Aulopidae Aulopus filamentosusnative Royal flagfin Lagarto de hondura 
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