All fishes reported from Easter Island
n = 193 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 183 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 9 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 193 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 183 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius fuscusnative Rapanui seabass Kopuku mangaro 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucopareiusnative Whitebar surgeonfish Ma'ito 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Convict surgeonfish 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Spotted eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray Hihimanu 
Perciformes Scombridae Allothunnus fallainative Slender tuna  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Thresher shark 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish Koreva 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Paoa 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Amphichaetodon melbaenative Narrow-barred butterflyfish Melba's butterflyfish 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse Mori 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses elegansnative Elegant wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses femininusnative Blue-striped orange tamarin Pahika 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses melanurusnative White-spotted wrasse  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Anarchias seychellensisnative Seychelles moray Seychelles moray 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius randallinative Randall's frogfish Nohu iti iti 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus analisnative Tailjet frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus coccineusnative Scarlet frogfish Nohu iti iti 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia caprosnative Deepbody boarfish Deepbody boarfish 
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon coccineusnative Ruby cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon crassicepsnative Transparent cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon kautameanative Rapanui cardinalfish Marau 
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon rubrifuscusnative Flathead cardinalfish Marau 
Perciformes Apogonidae Apogon talbotinative Flame cardinalfish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus australisnative Snake eel South Pacific snake eel 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron meleagrisnative Guineafowl puffer Titeve kapovai 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aseraggodes bahamondeinative South Pacific sole Rahai 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Assurger anzacnative Razorback scabbardfish  
Syngnathiformes Aulostomidae Aulostomus chinensisnative Chinese trumpetfish Toto amo 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Bathystethus orientalenative Silver knifefish Matiro 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus elongatusnative Elongate frostfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus unimaculatusnative Red pigfish Matuku 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus mancusnative Flowery flounder Rahai 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Brotula multibarbatanative Goatsbeard brotula Toke 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines dumeriliinative Whitespotted filefish Koreva 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines rapanuiendemic Rapanui filefish Koreva 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Cantherhines tikinative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster cyanetronendemic Bluebelly toby Bluebelly toby 
Perciformes Serranidae Caprodon longimanusnative Pink maomao Vare vare pua toromiro 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides equulanative Whitefin trevally Po'opo'o 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx lugubrisnative Black jack Ruhi 
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally Bigeye trevally 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus galapagensisnative Galapagos shark Mango 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark  
Perciformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge hotumatuanative Blackear angelfish Kototi para 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon flavirostrisnative Black butterflyfish Tipi tipi 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon litusendemic Easter Island butterflyfish Tipi tipi'uri 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon mertensiinative Atoll butterflyfish Tipi tipi 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon pelewensisnative Sunset butterflyfish Tipi tipi 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon smithinative Smith's butterflyfish Tipi tipi 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon unimaculatusnative Teardrop butterflyfish Tipi tipi'uri 
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish  
Perciformes Labridae Cheilio inermisnative Cigar wrasse Ure ure 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus gibbosusnative Magpie morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus nigripesnative Magpie perch  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus plessisinative Plessis' morwong Ra'ea 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus quadricornisnative   
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus vestitusnative Crested morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus vittatusnative Hawaiian morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus zebranative Redlip morwong  
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus zonatusnative Spottedtail morwong  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon rapanouiensisnative Easter island flyingfish  
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Chilomycterus reticulatusnative Spotfin burrfish Titeve tara tara 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis agilisnative Agile chromis  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis randalliendemic Randall's chromis Mamata 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera rapanuinative Easter damselfish Mamata 
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes alboapicalisnative Blackblotch blenny Paroko 
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger Ko'iro 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Cookeolus japonicusnative Longfinned bullseye Tarakuero 
Perciformes Labridae Coris debueniendemic De Buen's coris Teteme 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Cosmocampus howensisnative Lord Howe pipefish  
Perciformes Creediidae Crystallodytes pauciradiatusnative Rapanui sandburrower Rapanui sandburrower 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus simusnative Short-nosed flyingfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus muroadsinative Amberstripe scad Ature 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon holocanthusnative Longspined porcupinefish Titeve tara tara 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon hystrixnative Spot-fin porcupinefish Titeve tara tara 
Perciformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar  
Perciformes Echeneidae Echeneis naucratesnative Live sharksucker Paerati 
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Remo 
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Emmelichthys karnellainative Karnella's rover Ature ure 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Enchelycore ramosanative Mosaic moray Koreha toko toko'ari 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis ringensnative Anchoveta Ature'eka 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon arenicolanative Fringelip dwarf flounder Rahai 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Engyprosopon reganinative Regan's flatfish Rahai 
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus chapmaninative Chapman's blenny Paroko 
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus niuafoouensisnative Tattoo-chin rockskipper  
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Erythrocles scintillansnative Golden kali kali Ature ure 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper Paratoti 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Euprotomicrus bispinatusnative Pygmy shark  
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia commersoniinative Bluespotted cornetfish Toto amo hiku kio'e 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Forcipiger flavissimusnative Longnose butterfly fish Tipi tipi hoe 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark  
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Girella nebulosanative Rapanui nibbler Mahaki 
Perciformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally Golden trevally 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gnatholepis pascuensisnative Rapanui goby Rapanui goby 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax australicolanative South Pacific moray South Pacific moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax bathyphilusnative Deep-dwelling moray Deep-dwelling moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax eurostusnative Abbott's moray eel Koreha puhi 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax nasutanative Easter island moray Koreha mingo 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax porphyreusnative Lowfin moray Koreha ha'oko 
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Hemitaurichthys multispinosusnative Many-spined butterflyfish Multispine butterflyfish 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye Mata uira 
Perciformes Serranidae Hypoplectrodes semicinctumnative   
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus acutusnative Pacific halfbeak Ihe 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ichthyapus vulturisnative Vulture sand eel  
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Isistius brasiliensisnative Cookie cutter shark  
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako Shortfin mako 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Itycirrhitus wilhelminative Wilhelm's hawkfish Piliko'a 
Perciformes Gobiidae Kelloggella disalvoiendemic Disalvo's goby Paroko 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia nutabundaendemic Rapanui flagtail Mahore 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus bigibbusnative Brown chub  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus sandwicensisnative Pacific chub Nanue 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria diaphananative Roundbelly cowfish Momo tara 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria fornasininative Thornback cowfish Momo tara 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria paschaenative   
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  
Perciformes Scaridae Leptoscarus vaigiensisnative Marbled parrotfish 'Uhuhanga 
Anguilliformes Moringuidae Moringua ferrugineanative Rusty spaghetti eel Rusty spaghetti eel 
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys flavolineatusnative Yellowstripe goatfish 'A'avere 
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys vanicolensisnative Yellowfin goatfish 'A'avere 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis tikinative Tiki soldierfish Marau 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Naso brevirostrisnative Spotted unicornfish Paletail unicornfish 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Perciformes Labridae Notolabrus inscriptusnative Inscribed wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Novaculops koteameanative Rapanui sandy Kotea mea 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Ophidion exulnative Exile cusk eel Exile cusk eel 
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus apogonoidesnative Short-tooth cardinal  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus chalciusnative   
Perciformes Lutjanidae Parapristipomoides squamimaxillarisnative Scalemouth jobfish Paratoti 
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus orientalisendemic Rapanui goatfish Ahúru 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pascua caudilineanative Pascua goby Pascua goby 
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Pentaceros decacanthusnative Bigspined boarfish Tipi tipi tara 
Beloniformes Belonidae Platybelone argalus platyuranative Keeled needlefish Ihe 
Perciformes Serranidae Plectranthias parininative Parin's anthias Parin's anthias 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Plectrypops limanative Shy soldier Marau kape 
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion oxygeneiosnative Hapuku wreckfish Kopuku haharoa 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus hamrurnative Moontail bullseye  
Perciformes Priacanthidae Priacanthus nascaendemic Nasca bigeye Mata uira 
Perciformes Gobiidae Priolepis psygmophilianative Latticed goby Latticed goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Priolepis squamogenanative Scaledcheek goby Scaledcheek goby 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark Blue shark 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Pristilepis oligolepisnative Spinyface soldier Marau hiva 
Perciformes Gempylidae Promethichthys prometheusnative Roudi escolar  
Perciformes Carangidae Pseudocaranx dentexnative White trevally Po'opo'o 
Perciformes Serranidae Pseudogramma australisnative Pascua podge Pascua podge 
Perciformes Labridae Pseudolabrus fuentesinative Fuentesi's wrasse Kotea 
Perciformes Labridae Pseudolabrus semifasciatusendemic Halfbarred wrasse Kotea hiva 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pteroplatytrygon violaceanative Pelagic stingray  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla pictanative Spotted gurnard Tara tara 
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea antefurcatanative Long-finned escolar  
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea brevilineatanative Short-lined escolar  
Orectolobiformes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typusnative Whale shark Whale shark 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Rhinopias ceanative Cea's scorpionfish Cea's scorpionfish 
Perciformes Gempylidae Ruvettus pretiosusnative Oilfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron punctatissimumnative Speckled squirrelfish Marau hiva 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Sargocentron wilhelmiendemic Wilhelm's squirrelfish Marau hiva 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus velaininative Violet warehou Ra'i ra'ionga 
Perciformes Schindleriidae Schindleria praematuranative Schindler's fish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Schismorhynchus labialisnative Grooved-jaw worm eel Grooved-jaw worm eel 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena orgilaendemic Bold scorpionfish Nohu 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena pascuensisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes englertinative Englert's scorpionfish Nohu 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola lalandinative Yellowtail amberjack Toremo 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides pachygasternative Blunthead puffer Titeve hue hue 
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena hellerinative Heller's barracuda Ti'atao 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes fasciolatusnative Pacific gregory Kototi 
Perciformes Callionymidae Synchiropus randallinative Randall's dragonet Randall's dragonet 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus capricornisnative Capricorn lizardfish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus isolatusnative Rapanui lizardfish Papa hakatara 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lutescensnative Yellow-brown wrasse Mori vaihi 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma purpureumnative Surge wrasse Kakaka 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Thamnaconus paschalisnative Easter filefish Koreva 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna  
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna  
Perciformes Serranidae Trachypoma macracanthusnative Toadstool groper Kopuku kava 
Perciformes Gobiidae Trimma unisquamisnative Blackmargin pygmy goby Onescale dwarfgoby 
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Xanthichthys mentonative Redtail triggerfish Kokiri 
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