List of Marine Fishes reported from New Zealand
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Table 1: 1059 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 37 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 9 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1105 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1059 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Indo-Pacific sergeant 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Abyssobrotula galatheaenative   
Perciformes Serranidae Acanthistius cinctusnative Yellowbanded perch Yellowbanded perch 
Stephanoberyciformes Stephanoberycidae Acanthochaenus luetkeniinative Pricklefish  
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoclinus fuscusendemic Rockfish Rockfish 
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoclinus littoreusnative  Rockfish 
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoclinus marilynaeendemic Stout rockfish Stout rockfish 
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoclinus mattinative   
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoclinus ruaendemic Little rockfish Little rockfish 
Perciformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Wahoo 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius pflaumiiintroduced Striped sandgoby  
Pleuronectiformes Achiropsettidae Achiropsetta tricholepisnative Prickly flounder  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Aetheliparis taurocanisnative   
Lampriformes Regalecidae Agrostichthys parkerinative Streamer fish Ribbonfish 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Aldrichetta forsterinative Yellow-eye mullet Aua 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia affinisnative Gilbert's halosaurid fish  
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish Shortsnouted lancetfish 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish Longsnouted lancetfish 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus australisnative Small scaled brown slickhead Small scaled brown slickhead 
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Alertichthys blackinative Alert pigfish Alert pigfish 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus nigernative Black oreo Black oreo 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus verrucosusnative Warty dory Warty oreo 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Allomycterus pilatusnative Deep-water burrfish Nohu 
Perciformes Scombridae Allothunnus fallainative Slender tuna Slender tuna 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher Bigeye thresher 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Mango-ripi 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish Rough leatherjacket 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Scribbled leatherjacket 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja georgiananative Antarctic starry skate Amblyraja georgiana 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja hyperboreanative Arctic skate Arctic skate 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Ambophthalmos angustusnative Pale toadfish Pale toadfish 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Ambophthalmos eurystigmatephorosnative   
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Amphichaetodon howensisnative Lord Howe Island butterflyfish Lord Howe coral fish 
Perciformes Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Anampses elegansnative Elegant wrasse Elegant wrasse 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Anarchias seychellensisnative Seychelles moray  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla australisnative Short-finned eel Shortfinned eel 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla dieffenbachiiendemic New Zealand longfin eel Longfinned eel 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtiinative Speckled longfin eel  
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth Fangtooth 
Aulopiformes Anotopteridae Anotopterus voraxnative Southern ocean daggertooth Daggertooth 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius striatusnative Striated frogfish Striped angler 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennatus nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia rubicundanative Rosy deepsea boarfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora Violet cod 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Antipodocottus galatheaenative Galathea sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Antipodocottus megalopsnative   
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus mikhailininative Mikhailin's scabbardfish  
Perciformes Aplodactylidae Aplodactylus arctidensnative Marblefish Kehe 
Perciformes Aplodactylidae Aplodactylus etheridgiinative Notchheaded marblefish Notchheaded marblefish 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Apopterygion oculusendemic Ocellate triplefin Ocellate triplefin 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus amplicepsnative   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus exsanguisnative   
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus garrickinative   
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Apterichtus australisnative Snake eel  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina elongatanative  Silverside 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyripnus iridescensnative Brilliant pearlside  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish Giant hatchetfish 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish Common hatchetfish 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus lychnusnative Tropical hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus olfersiinative   
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish  
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Arhynchobatis asperrimusendemic Longtail skate Longtail skate 
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma luridumnative Ariommid Ariommid 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias polydactylusnative   
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus boopsnative   
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus scaphanative  Witch 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron firmamentumnative Starry toado Starry toado 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron gillbanksiinative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron stellatusnative Stellate puffer  
Perciformes Arripidae Arripis truttanative Australian salmon Kahawai 
Perciformes Arripidae Arripis xylabionnative Northern kahawai Northern kahawai 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aseraggodes bahamondeinative South Pacific sole South Pacific sole 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Asquamiceps hjortinative Barethroat slickhead  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes boulengerinative Boulenger's snaggletooth  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes krefftinative Krefft's snaggletooth  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes psychrolutesnative Temperate snaggletooth  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Atypichthys latusnative Eastern footballer Mado 
Gadiformes Moridae Auchenoceros punctatusnative Ahuru Aahuru 
Perciformes Serranidae Aulacocephalus temminckiinative Goldribbon soapfish Goldstripe groper 
Syngnathiformes Aulostomidae Aulostomus chinensisnative Chinese trumpetfish Trumpetfish 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Aulotrachichthys novaezelandicusnative New Zealand roughy  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna  
Perciformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna Frigate tuna 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina acuticepsnative Southern snipe eel  
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina pauciporanative   
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Azygopus pinnifasciatusnative Banded-fin flounder Spotted flounder 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia calcaratanative Brown slickhead Brown slickhead 
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish Red whalefish 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bassanago bulbicepsnative Swollen-headed conger eel Swollenheaded conger 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bassanago hirsutusnative Deepsea conger Hairy conger 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus abarbatusnative Barbless dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus aternative Winged dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus brevisnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus filifernative Sparing  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus vaillantinative   
Perciformes Bathyclupeidae Bathyclupea elongatanative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus cottoidesnative Codheaded rattail Codheaded rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus spongicepsnative Spongy rat tail  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagichthys greyaenative Grey's deepsea smelt  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus antarcticusnative Antarctic deepsea smelt  
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathymicrops brevianalisnative   
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois longicaudanative   
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois longifilisnative Feeler fish Feeler fish 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois oddinative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja pacificanative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja richardsoninative Richardson's ray Richardson's skate 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja shuntoviendemic Longnose deep-sea skate Longnose deepsea skate 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathysauropsis gracilisnative Black lizardfish Black lizardfish 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish Deepsea lizardfish 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Bathystethus cultratusnative Grey knifefish Grey knifefish 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Bathytoshia brevicaudatanative Short-tail stingray Whai 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Bellapiscis lesleyaeendemic Mottled twister Mottled twister 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Bellapiscis mediusendemic Twister Twister 
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops morelandinative Flathead Flathead 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella infansnative Zugmayer's pearleye  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus elongatusnative Elongate frostfish Bigeye scabbard fish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema suborbitalenative Smallfin lanternfish  
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino Long-finned beryx 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx splendensnative Splendid alfonsino Alfonsino 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Bidenichthys beeblebroxinative   
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Bidenichthys consobrinusendemic Grey brotula Grey brotula 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Blennodon dorsalisendemic Giant triplefin Giant triplefin 
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus bimaculatusnative Twospot hogfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus flavipinnisnative Yellowfin pigfish  
Perciformes Labridae Bodianus unimaculatusnative Red pigfish Red pigfish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys longipesnative Popeye lampfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys nikolayinative Nikolay's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys photothoraxnative Spurcheek lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys supralateralisnative Stubby lanternfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias antarcticusnative Snaggletooth  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias mononemanative Sickle snaggletooth  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Bothus constellatusnative Pacific eyed flounder  
Perciformes Bovichtidae Bovichtus oculusnative   
Perciformes Bovichtidae Bovichtus psychrolutesnative   
Perciformes Bovichtidae Bovichtus variegatusnative Thornfish Thornfish 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Brachaluteres taylorinative Taylor's inflator filefish  
Perciformes Bramidae Brama bramanative Atlantic pomfret Ray's bream 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja aenigmanative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja albilabiatanative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja asperulaendemic Smooth deep-sea skate Smooth deepsea skate 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja heuresanative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja levivenetanative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja microspiniferanative   
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja spiniferaendemic Prickly deep-sea skate Prickly deepsea skate 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja vittacaudanative   
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Brosmodorsalis persicinusendemic Pink brotula Pink brotula 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Bythaelurus dawsoniendemic New Zealand catshark Dawson's catshark 
Perciformes Serranidae Caesioperca lepidopteranative Butterfly perch Oia 
Perciformes Callanthiidae Callanthias allportinative Splendid sea perch Splendid perch 
Perciformes Callanthiidae Callanthias australisnative Magnificent splendid perch  
Perciformes Callanthiidae Callanthias splendensnative   
Perciformes Callionymidae Callionymus scabernative Lord Howe longtail dragonet  
Chimaeriformes Callorhinchidae Callorhinchus miliinative Ghost shark Makorepe 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Canthigaster callisternanative Clown toado Clown toado 
Perciformes Serranidae Caprodon longimanusnative Pink maomao Maataa 
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Capromimus abbreviatusnative Capro dory Capro dory 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides chrysophrysnative Longnose trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides equulanative Whitefin trevally Whitefin trevally 
Perciformes Carangidae Carangoides malabaricusnative Malabar trevally  
Perciformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchosnative Blacktail reef shark Grey reef shark 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus brachyurusnative Copper shark Horopekapeka 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus falciformisnative Silky shark Silky shark 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus galapagensisnative Galapagos shark Galapagos shark 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark Oceanic white tip shark 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark Mango-ururoa 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus narilobusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus novaezelandiaenative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus pellucicaudanative   
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius meridionalisnative   
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Cataetyx nikinative  Brown brotula 
Lophiiformes Caulophrynidae Caulophryne pelagicanative   
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Centriscops humerosusnative Banded yellowfish Banded bellowsfish 
Beryciformes Berycidae Centroberyx affinisnative Redfish Koarea 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Centrobranchus nigroocellatusnative Roundnose lanternfish  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Centrolophus nigernative Rudderfish Rudderfish 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus squamosusnative Leafscale gulper shark Leafscale gulper shark 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish Portuguese dogfish 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus crepidaternative Longnose velvet dogfish Longnosed velvet dogfish 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus macracanthusnative Largespine velvet dogfish Roughskin dogfish 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus owstoniinative Roughskin dogfish Smooth skin dogfish 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus plunketinative Plunket shark Plunket's shark 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Cephaloscyllium isabellumnative Draughtsboard shark Pekapeka 
Perciformes Cepolidae Cepola haastiiendemic  Red bandfish 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias tentaculatusnative Southern seadevil  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Cetonurus crassicepsnative Globosehead rattail Globosehead rattail 
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark Reremai 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne draconative Smooth dreamer  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne longicepsnative Can-opener smoothdream  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Chaetodon auriganative Threadfin butterflyfish  
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanosnative Milkfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish Viperfish 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax flavomaculatusendemic Yellowspot frogmouth Yellowspot frogmouth 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax mulleusnative Redshoes frogmouth Redshoes frogmouth 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax nudiventernative Naked-belly Coffinfish  
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax penicillatusnative Pencil coffinfish  
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax reticulatusnative Netted frogmouth Netted frogmouth 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax russatusnative Red coffinfish Red coffinfish 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus ephippiumnative Painted moki Tarakihi 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus fuscusnative Red morwong Red morwong 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus nigripesnative Magpie perch Magpie morwong 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus spectabilisnative Red moki Nanua 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Cheilodactylus vittatusnative Hawaiian morwong  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus melanocercusnative   
Perciformes Cheimarrichthyidae Cheimarrichthys fosteriendemic Torrent fish Paanokunoku 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Chelidonichthys kumunative Bluefin gurnard Kumukumu 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Chiasmodon nigernative Black swallower Black swallower 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera carophilanative Brown chimaera Brown chimaera 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera lignarianative Carpenter's chimaera Giant chimaera 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera pantheraendemic   
Perciformes Chironemidae Chironemus maculosusnative Silver spot Silver spot 
Perciformes Chironemidae Chironemus marmoratusnative Kelpfish Hiwihiwi 
Perciformes Chironemidae Chironemus microlepisnative Smallscale kelpfish  
Hexanchiformes Chlamydoselachidae Chlamydoselachus anguineusnative Frilled shark Frill shark 
Perciformes Labridae Choerodon aurulentusnative Gilded tuskfish Gilded tuskfish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis dispilusnative Demoiselle Demoiselle 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis flavomaculatanative Yellow-spotted chromis Yellow-spotted chromis 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis fumeanative Smokey chromis Yellow demoiselle 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis hypsilepisnative Brown puller One spot demoiselle 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chromis vanderbiltinative Vanderbilt's chromis Vanderbilt's chromis 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Chrysiptera rapanuinative Easter damselfish Kermadec damselfish 
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus australisnative Southern Mandarin Dogfish  
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus barbifernative Mandarin dogfish Mandarin dogfish 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus pinnulatusnative Stocky hawkfish  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes alboapicalisnative Blackblotch blenny  
Perciformes Blenniidae Cirripectes castaneusnative Chestnut eyelash-blenny  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atlanticanative Atlantic sabretooth  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atratanative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus acanthigernative Surgeon grenadier Spotty-faced rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus aspercephalusendemic Rough-head whiptail Oblique banded rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus biclinozonalisendemic Two-barred whiptail Two saddle rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus bollonsiendemic Bollons' rattail Bollons' rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus celaenostomusendemic Black lip rattail Black lip rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus cookianusendemic Cook's rattail Cook's rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus fasciatusnative Banded whiptail Banded rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus horribilisendemic Horrible rattail Horrible rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus infuscusendemic Dusky rattail Dusky rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus innotabilisnative Notable whiptail Notable rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus kaiyomarunative Campbell whiptail Kaiyomaru rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus kermadecusnative Kermadec rattail Kermadec rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus matamuanative Mahia whiptail Mahia rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus maurofasciatusnative Dark banded rattail Dark banded rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus mycterismusnative Upturned snout rattail Upturned snout rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus mystaxnative Patterned rattail Patterned rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus obscuratusnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus oliverianusendemic Hawknose grenadier Olivers rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus osipullusnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus parvifasciatusnative Small banded rattail Small banded rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus supernasutusnative Supanose rattail Supanose rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus trachycarusnative   
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Colistium guntherinative  Brill 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Colistium nudipinnisendemic  Turbot 
Perciformes Clinidae Cologrammus flavescensnative Short-tassel weedfish  
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger cinereusnative Longfin African conger Blackedged conger 
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger verreauxinative Conger Kooiro 
Anguilliformes Congridae Conger wilsoninative Cape conger Northern conger 
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Congiopodus coriaceusnative Deepsea pigfish Deepsea pigfish 
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Congiopodus leucopaecilusnative Southern pigfish Purumorua 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Contusus richeinative Prickly toadfish Globefish 
Perciformes Labridae Coris dorsomaculanative Pale-barred coris Pink-lined coris 
Perciformes Labridae Coris pictanative Comb wrasse Combfish 
Perciformes Labridae Coris sandeyerinative Sandager's wrasse Sandager's wrasse 
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Perciformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish Dolphinfish 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier Cosmopolitan rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides dossenusnative Humpback whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides filicaudanative Grenadier  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides mcmillaninative McMillan's whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides murrayinative Abyssal rattail Abyssal rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rudisnative Rudis rattail Rudis rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides serrulatusnative Serrulate whiptail Serrulate ratttail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides striaturusnative Striate whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides subserrulatusnative Longrayed whiptail Four rayed rattail 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus nudusnative Bonyskull toadfish Bonyskull toadfish 
Perciformes Leptoscopidae Crapatalus angusticepsnative Slender stargazer Slender stargazer 
Perciformes Leptoscopidae Crapatalus novaezelandiaenative  Sand stargazer 
Perciformes Clinidae Cristiceps aurantiacusnative Golden weedfish Crested weedfish 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Cryptichthys jojettaeendemic Cryptic triplefin Tiger blenny 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil Seadevil 
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps baxterinative Black fathead Cubehead 
Perciformes Nomeidae Cubiceps caeruleusnative Blue fathead Cubehead 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pallidanative Tan bristlemouth  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pseudopallidanative Slender bristlemouth  
Saccopharyngiformes Cyematidae Cyema atrumnative Bobtail eel Bobtail snipe eel 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Cyprinocirrhites polyactisnative Swallowtail hawkfish  
Zeiformes Parazenidae Cyttopsis roseanative Rosy dory Rosy dory 
Zeiformes Cyttidae Cyttus novaezealandiaenative New Zealand dory Silver dory 
Zeiformes Cyttidae Cyttus traversinative King dory Lookdown dory 
Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Dactyloptena orientalisnative Oriental flying gurnard Flying gurnard 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Dalatias lichanative Kitefin shark Black shark 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Dasyatis thetidisnative Thorntail stingray Whai 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania calceanative Birdbeak dogfish Shovelnose spiny dogfish 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania quadrispinosanative Longsnout dogfish Longsnout dogfish 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus koheruendemic Koheru Koheru 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus muroadsinative Amberstripe scad  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Dellichthys morelandiendemic Urchin clingfish Urchin clingfish 
Anguilliformes Derichthyidae Derichthys serpentinusnative Narrownecked oceanic eel  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Dermatopsis joergennielseninative Nielsen's mudbrotula Nielsen's mudbrotula 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Dermatopsis macrodonnative Eastern yellow blindfish Fleshfish 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Desmodema polystictumnative Polka-dot ribbonfish Dealfish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus anderseninative Andersen's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus bertelseninative Bertelsen's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus brachycephalusnative Short-headed lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus danaenative Dana lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus effulgensnative Headlight fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus fragilisnative Fragile lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus garmaninative Garman's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus hudsoninative Hudson's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus lucidusnative Spotlight lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus luetkeninative Luetken's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus meadinative Mead's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus metopoclampusnative Spothead lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus mollisnative Soft lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus ostenfeldinative Ostenfeld's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus pacificusnative Pacific headlightfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus parrinative Parr's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus phillipsinative Bolin's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus reganinative Regan's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus splendidusnative Horned lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus suborbitalisnative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus termophilusnative Taaning's lantern fish  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Diastobranchus capensisnative Basketwork eel Basketwork eel 
Tetraodontiformes Diodontidae Diodon hystrixnative Spot-fin porcupinefish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diogenichthys atlanticusnative Longfin lanternfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Diplocrepis puniceusendemic Orange clingfish Orange clingfish 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos rebainsinative Rebains' portholefish  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos taenianative Pacific portholefish  
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus innominatusendemic New Zealand smooth skate Uku 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmichthys parininative Parin's spinyfish Spinyfin 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmus argenteusnative Silver spinyfin Discfish 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Dolicholagus longirostrisnative Longsnout blacksmelt  
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Dolichopteroides binocularisnative   
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Dolopichthys pullatusnative Lobed dreamer  
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Dysalotus oligoscolusnative   
Perciformes Echeneidae Echeneis naucratesnative Live sharksucker Sharksucker 
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark Mango-tara 
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus cookeinative Prickly shark Prickly shark 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon cryomargaritesnative Messmate Messmate 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon pegasusnative   
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon prionodonendemic   
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon pukakinative   
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon rendahlinative Messmate fish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Echiostoma barbatumnative Threadfin dragonfish  
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Ectreposebastes nigernative Pelagic scorpionfish Pelagic scorpionfish 
Perciformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Rainbow runner 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona carlsberginative Electron subantarctic  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona paucirastranative Belted lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona subasperanative Rough lanternfish  
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Emmelichthys nitidus nitidusnative Cape bonnetmouth Redbait 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Enchelycore ramosanative Mosaic moray Mosaic moray 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis australisnative Australian anchovy Kokowhaawhaa 
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus caudofasciatusnative Tail-barred rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus cymatobiotusnative Pacific rockskipper  
Perciformes Blenniidae Entomacrodus niuafoouensisnative Tattoo-chin rockskipper  
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus denticulatusnative Pencil cardinal White cardinalfish 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus lenimennative Big-eyed cardinalfish Bigeye cardinalfish 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus machaeranative   
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus robustusnative Robust cardinalfish Robust cardinalfish 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish Cardinalfish 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus daemeliinative Saddletail grouper Spotted black groper 
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus lanceolatusnative Giant grouper  
Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus rivulatusnative Halfmoon grouper  
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus cirrhatusnative Broadgilled hagfish Napia 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus cryptusendemic Cryptic hagfish Cryptic hagfish 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus goliathnative Goliath hagfish Goliath hagfish 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus poicilusendemic Mottled hagfish Mottled hagfish 
Perciformes Clinidae Ericentrus rubrusendemic Orange clinid Orange clinid 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper Ruby snapper 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus baxterinative New Zealand lanternshark Baxters lantern dogfish 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus pusillusnative Smooth lanternshark Smooth lantern shark 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus unicolornative Brown lanternshark  
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus viatornative   
Gadiformes Euclichthyidae Euclichthys polynemusnative Eucla cod Eucla cod 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Euleptorhamphus viridisnative Ribbon halfbeak Garfish 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Euprotomicrus bispinatusnative Pygmy shark Pygmy shark 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel Gulper eel 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Eurypleuron cinereumnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias enbarbatusnative Barbate dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias macronemanative Bigbarb dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias satterleeinative Twinray dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias schmidtinative Schmidt's dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias trewavasaenative Deepsea dragonfish  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella balbonative Balbo sabretooth  
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella indicanative Indian sabretooth  
Perciformes Gobiidae Eviota kermadecensisnative Kermadec dwarfgoby  
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Evistias acutirostrisnative Striped boarfish Striped boarfish 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Exocoetus obtusirostrisnative Oceanic two-wing flyingfish  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius lateralisnative Southern longfin goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius lentiginosusnative Eastern longfin goby  
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Fiordichthys slartibartfastinative   
Syngnathiformes Fistulariidae Fistularia commersoniinative Bluespotted cornetfish Cornetfish 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Flagellostomias boureeinative Longbarb dragonfish  
Perciformes Callionymidae Foetorepus calauropomusnative Common stinkfish  
Perciformes Callionymidae Foetorepus phasisnative Bight stinkfish  
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Forcipiger flavissimusnative Longnose butterfly fish Longnosed butterflyfish 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion capitoendemic Spotted robust triplefin Kokopili 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion flavonigrumendemic Yellow-and-black triplefin Yellow-and-black triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion gymnotumnative Tasmanian robust triplefin Kokopili 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion lapillumendemic Common triplefin Kekegop 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion malcolmiendemic Mottled triplefin Mottled triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion maryannaeendemic Oblique-swimming triplefin Oblique-swimming triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion nigripenneendemic Estuarine triplefin Kokopili 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Forsterygion variumnative Striped triplefin Variable triplefin 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Fowlerichthys scriptissimusnative   
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella noropsnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Gadomus aoteanusnative Filamentous rattail Filamentous rattail 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus novaezealandiaenative New Zealand ling Rockling 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias argenteusendemic Giant kokopu Giant kokopu 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias brevipinnisnative Koaro Hawai 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias fasciatusendemic Banded kokopu Kookopuruao 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias maculatusnative Inanga Inaka 
Osmeriformes Galaxiidae Galaxias postvectisendemic Shortjaw kokopu Shortjawed kokopu 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark Ngutukao 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Galeorhinus galeusnative Tope shark Kapeta 
Perciformes Scombridae Gasterochisma melampusnative Butterfly kingfish Butterfly tuna 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Gastrocyathus gracilisendemic Slender clingfish Slender clingfish 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Gastrocymba quadriradiatanative   
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Gastroscyphus hectorisendemic Hector's clingfish Hector's clingfish 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel Snake mackerel 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Genyagnus monopterygiusnative Spotted stargazer Kourepoua 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Genypterus blacodesnative Pink cusk-eel Hokarai 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Genypterus tigerinusnative Rock ling  
Petromyzontiformes Geotriidae Geotria australisnative Pouched lamprey Korokoro 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis meadinative   
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis paxtoninative Paxton's whipnose  
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis vanhoeffeninative   
Aulopiformes Giganturidae Gigantura indicanative Telescopefish  
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Gilloblennius abditusnative Obscure triplefin Obscure triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Gilloblennius tripennisnative Thripenny Thripenny 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Girella cyaneanative Blue drummer Korokoropounamu 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Girella elevatanative Black drummer Parore 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Girella fimbriatanative Caramel drummer  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Girella tricuspidatanative Parore Parore 
Perciformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally  
Anguilliformes Congridae Gnathophis habenatusnative Little conger eel Koopakopako 
Anguilliformes Congridae Gnathophis umbrellabiusnative Umbrella conger Umbrella conger 
Perciformes Eleotridae Gobiomorphus cotidianusendemic Common bully Toitoi 
Perciformes Eleotridae Gobiomorphus gobioidesnative Giant bully Giant bully 
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopsis atrataendemic New Zealand black goby Black goby 
Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae Gollum attenuatusnative Slender smooth-hound Slender smooth-hound 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gonichthys barnesinative Barne's lanternfish  
Gonorynchiformes Gonorynchidae Gonorynchus gonorynchusnative Beaked salmon Sandfish 
Gonorynchiformes Gonorynchidae Gonorynchus greyinative   
Anguilliformes Congridae Gorgasia japonicanative   
Perciformes Thalasseleotrididae Grahamichthys radiataendemic Graham's gudgeon Kurahina 
Perciformes Serranidae Grammistes sexlineatusnative Goldenstriped soapfish Soapfish 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus globicepsnative Fat-headed cod  
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus globosusnative Tadpole cod Tadpole cod 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus konginative Austral cod  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus bolininative Grand lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus fraserinative Fraser’s lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus hintonoidesnative False-midas lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus microlampasnative Minispotted lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus piabilisnative Southern blacktip lanternfish  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax berndtinative Y-patterned moray  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax eurostusnative Abbott's moray eel  
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax nubilusnative Grey moray Grey moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax obesusnative Griffin's moray Speckled moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax pictusnative Paintspotted moray Ocellate moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax porphyreusnative Lowfin moray Griffin's moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax prasinusnative Yellow moray Kaingaaraa 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax prionodonnative Australian mottled moray Mottled moray 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax ypsilonnative Y-bar moray  
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Gyrinomimus grahaminative Flabby whalefish Flabby whalefish 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling Johnson's cod 
Perciformes Labridae Halichoeres margaritaceusnative Pink-belly wrasse  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Halieutaea stellatanative Minipizza batfish  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Halieutopsis bathyoreosnative   
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosauropsis macrochirnative Abyssal halosaur Abyssal halosaur 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosaurus pectoralisnative Australian halosaur Common halosaur 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Haplocylix littoreusendemic Giant clingfish Giant clingfish 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Haplomacrourus nudirostrisnative Naked snout rattail Naked snout rattail 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Haplophryne mollisnative Soft leafvent angler  
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta haeckelinative Smallspine spookfish Smallspine spookfish 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera Long-nosed chimaera 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus barathrinative Bigeye sea perch Bigeye sea perch 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus percoidesnative Red gurnard perch Pohuiakaroa 
Perciformes Percophidae Hemerocoetes artusnative   
Perciformes Percophidae Hemerocoetes macrophthalmusnative   
Perciformes Percophidae Hemerocoetes monopterygiusnative Opalfish Kohikohi 
Perciformes Percophidae Hemerocoetes morelandinative   
Perciformes Percophidae Hemerocoetes pauciradiatusnative   
Perciformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus diphreutesnative False moorish idol Bannerfish 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark Sharpsnouted sevengill shark 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Herwigia krefftinative Krefft's smooth-head Krefft's slickhead 
Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Heterodontus portusjacksoninative Port Jackson shark Port Jackson shark 
Perciformes Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Hexanchus griseusnative Bluntnose sixgill shark Tatera 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus appeliinative Prickly footballfish Prickly anglerfish 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus brevirostrisnative   
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus litocerasnative   
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus pseudalbinaresnative   
Aulopiformes Aulopidae Hime pyrhistionnative Flaming flagfin  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hintonia candensnative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus abdominalisnative Big-belly seahorse Kiore 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys ilmanative   
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys rondeletiinative Black wing flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Hirundichthys speculigernative Mirrorwing flyingfish  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Histiobranchus bruuninative Bruun's cutthroat Bruun's cutthroat 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Histrio histrionative Sargassumfish Sargassum fish 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia laticaudanative Tusked tubeshoulder  
Scorpaeniformes Hoplichthyidae Hoplichthys haswellinative Armoured flathead Deepsea flathead 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy Orange roughy 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus gigasnative Giant sawbelly Giant sawbelly 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus mediterraneusnative Mediterranean slimehead Sawbelly 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus melanopezanative New Zealand giant sawbelly New Zealand giant sawbelly 
Perciformes Howellidae Howella brodieinative Pelagic basslet  
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus bemisiendemic  Pale ghost shark 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus homonycterisnative Black ghostshark Black ghost shark 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus novaezealandiaeendemic Dark ghost shark Ghost shark 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus trollinative Pointy-nosed blue chimaera Pointynose blue ghost shark 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hanseninative Hansen's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hygomiinative Bermuda lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum proximumnative Firefly lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum reinhardtiinative Reinhardt's lantern fish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus fuscusnative Black membranehead Black membranehead 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus maculicaudusnative Spottytail membranehead Spottytail membranehead 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenogadus gracilisnative Slender membranehead Slender membranehead 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Hyperoglyphe antarcticanative Bluenose warehou Matiri 
Perciformes Serranidae Hypoplectrodes huntiiendemic Redbanded perch Redbanded perch 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus ihiendemic  Garfish 
Perciformes Serranidae Hyporthodus octofasciatusnative Eightbar grouper Convict groper 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus elongatusnative Slim lightfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Icichthys australisnative Southern driftfish Ragfish 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus atlanticusnative Black dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus fasciolanative Ribbon sawtail fish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Idiolophorhynchus andriashevinative Pineapple rattail Pineapple rattail 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Ilyophis brunneusnative Muddy arrowtooth eel  
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Isistius brasiliensisnative Cookie cutter shark Cookiecutter shark 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin Taketonga 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish Sailfish 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako Mako 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Kajikia audaxnative Striped marlin Takeketonga 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Kali indicanative   
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Karalepis stewartiendemic Scaly-headed triplefin New Zealand scaly-headed triplefin 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Kathetostoma binigrasellaendemic  Banded stargazer 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Kathetostoma giganteumendemic Giant stargazer Kourepoua 
Perciformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna Skipjack tuna 
Tetraodontiformes Aracanidae Kentrocapros econative   
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Kopua nuimatanative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Krefftichthys anderssoninative Rhombic lanternfish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Kuronezumia bubonisnative Bulbous rattail Bulbous rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Kuronezumia leonisnative Snubnose whiptail  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus bigibbusnative Brown chub Grey drummer 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus sydneyanusnative Silver drummer Silver drummer 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Kyphosus vaigiensisnative Brassy chub  
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Labichthys yanoinative Yano's snipe eel  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Labracoglossa nitidanative Blue knifefish Blue knifefish 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Lactoria diaphananative Roundbelly cowfish Cowfish 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Lagocephalus cheesemaniinative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Lagocephalus lagocephalusnative Oceanic puffer  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna nasusnative Porbeagle Porbeagle shark 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena luminosanative Luminous lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena notialisnative Notal lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena speculigeranative Mirror lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena urophaosnative Sunbeam lampfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctodes hectorisnative Hector's lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus alatusnative Winged lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus australisnative Southern lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus festivusnative Festive lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus intricariusnative Diamondcheek lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus lepidolychnusnative Mermaid lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus macdonaldinative Rakery beaconlamp  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus nobilisnative Noble lampfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus pusillusnative Pygmy lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus tenuiformisnative Slender lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampichthys procerusnative Blackhead lanternfish  
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah Moonfish 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris immaculatusnative Southern opah Opah 
Perciformes Latridae Latridopsis ciliarisnative Blue moki Moki 
Perciformes Latridae Latridopsis forsterinative Bastard trumpeter Copper moki 
Perciformes Latridae Latris lineatanative Striped trumpeter Kohikohi 
Aulopiformes Aulopidae Latropiscis purpurissatusnative Sergeant baker  
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion inosimaenative Morid cod Giant lepidion 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion microcephalusnative Small-headed cod Small-headed cod 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion schmidtinative Schmidt's cod Giant lepidion 
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar Escolar 
Perciformes Serranidae Lepidoperca aurantianative New Zealand orange perch Orange perch 
Perciformes Serranidae Lepidoperca inornatanative   
Perciformes Serranidae Lepidoperca magnanative Sharphead perch  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus caudatusnative Silver scabbardfish Paara 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Lepidorhynchus denticulatusnative Thorntooth grenadier Javelin fish 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Lepidotrigla brachyopteranative Scaly gurnard Scaly gurnard 
Aulopiformes Aulopidae Leptaulopus erythrozonatusnative Duckbill flagfin  
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Leptocephalus giganteusnative Giant leptocephalus  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Leptonotus elevatusnative Pipefish Pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Leptonotus noraeendemic Longsnout pipefish Longsnout pipefish 
Perciformes Scaridae Leptoscarus vaigiensisnative Marbled parrotfish Marbled parrotfish 
Perciformes Leptoscopidae Leptoscopus macropygusnative Estuary stargazer Estuary stargazer 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias haplocaulusnative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops gracilisnative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops jayakarinative Pacific barracudina  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops pacificusnative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidium nudumnative Deep water pike smelt  
Perciformes Creediidae Limnichthys fasciatusnative Barred sand burrower  
Perciformes Creediidae Limnichthys polyactisendemic Tommyfish Tommyfish 
Perciformes Creediidae Limnichthys rendahlinative   
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne arboriferanative   
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Lissocampus filumnative Shortsnout pipefish Shortsnout pipefish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia dofleininative Dofleini's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia gemellariinative Cocco's lantern fish  
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Lophonectes gallusnative Crested flounder Crested flounder 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Lophonectes mongonuiensisnative   
Lampriformes Lophotidae Lophotus capelleinative Unicornfish Unicornfish 
Gadiformes Moridae Lotella phycisnative Beardie Beardie 
Gadiformes Moridae Lotella rhacinanative Rock cod Rock cod 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Loweina raranative Laura's lantern fish  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Lucigadus nigromaculatusnative Blackspotted grenadier Blackspot rattail 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Luciosudis normaninative Paperbones  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lutjanus kasmiranative Common bluestripe snapper  
Perciformes Luvaridae Luvarus imperialisnative Luvar Louvar 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys maoriensisnative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis danaenative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis macrogeneionnative Longfin barracudina  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Macroramphosus scolopaxnative Longspine snipefish Snipefish 
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthodidae Macrorhamphosodes uradoinative Trumpetsnout Spikefish 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus carinatusnative Ridge scaled rattail Ridge scaled rattail 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Macruronus novaezelandiaenative Blue grenadier Hoki 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis prionosanative Southern barracudina Barracudina 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Makaira mazaranative Indo-Pacific blue marlin Blue marlin 
Perciformes Malacanthidae Malacanthus brevirostrisnative Quakerfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Malthopsis asperatanative Roughspine batfish Roughspine batfish 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Malthopsis gigasnative Giant triangular batfish  
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Malthopsis parvanative Arrowhead batfish Arrowhead batfish 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Margrethia obtusirostranative Bighead portholefish  
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola Sharptailed sunfish 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Matanui bathytatonnative Chatham deep-water triplefin Chatham deepwater triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Matanui profundumnative Deepwater triplefin Deepwater triplefin 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus australisnative Pennant pearlside  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish Pearlside 
Scorpaeniformes Neosebastidae Maxillicosta raoulensisnative Red little gurnard perch  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes micropsnative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes polylepisnative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes simusnative Ridgehead  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes suborbitalisnative Shoulderspine bigscale  
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus johnsoniinative Humpback anglerfish Humpback anglerfish 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Melanolagus bericoidesnative Bigscale deepsea smelt  
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus gracilisnative Pelagic cod  
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus zugmayerinative Arrowtail  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma gelatinosumnative Limp eelpout Limp eelpout 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma vitiazinative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias melanopsnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias nigernative Fangtooth dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias tentaculatusnative Tentacle dragonfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias valdiviaenative Valdivia black dragon fish  
Perciformes Latridae Mendosoma lineatumnative Telescope fish Telescope fish 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius australisnative Southern hake Tiikati 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius tasmanicusnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Mesobius antipodumnative Bathypelagic rattail Bathypelagic rattail 
Lampriformes Veliferidae Metavelifer multiradiatusnative Spinyfin velifer Velifer 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Metelectrona herwiginative Herwig lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Metelectrona ventralisnative Flaccid lanternfish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Meuschenia scabernative Velvet leatherjacket Kookiri 
Gadiformes Gadidae Micromesistius australisnative Southern blue whiting Southern blue whiting 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Microstoma microstomanative Slender argentine  
Lamniformes Mitsukurinidae Mitsukurina owstoninative Goblin shark Goblin shark 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula birostrisnative Giant manta  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Mobula japanicanative Spinetail mobula Spinetail devil ray 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Modicus minimusnative   
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Modicus tangaroanative   
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola molanative Ocean sunfish Raataahuihui 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola ramsayinative Southern sunfish  
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Mola tectanative Hoodwinker ocean sunfish  
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Monacoa grimaldiinative Mirrorbelly Mirrorbelly 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Monacoa griseusnative Grey mirrorbelly Grey mirrorbelly 
Beryciformes Monocentridae Monocentris japonicanative Pineconefish  
Beryciformes Monocentridae Monocentris neozelanicusnative   
Gadiformes Moridae Mora moronative Common mora Ribaldo 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalusnative Flathead grey mullet Kanae 
Perciformes Mullidae Mulloidichthys vanicolensisnative Yellowfin goatfish Yellow goatfish 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus lenticulatusnative Spotted estuary smooth-hound Kapeta 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum asperumnative Prickly lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum nitidulumnative Pearly lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum obtusirostrenative Bluntsnout lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum phengodesnative Bright lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum selenopsnative Wisner's lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum spinosumnative Spiny lantern fish  
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Myliobatis tenuicaudatusnative Eagle ray Whai keo 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Myrichthys maculosusnative Tiger snake eel  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Myripristis berndtinative Blotcheye soldierfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium achirusnative Lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Naucrates ductornative Pilotfish Pilot fish 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Nelusetta ayraudnative Chinaman-leatherjacket Ocean leatherjacket 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Nemadactylus douglasiinative Porae Porae 
Perciformes Cheilodactylidae Nemadactylus macropterusnative Tarakihi Tarakihi 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Nemamyxine elongatanative   
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  
Pleuronectiformes Achiropsettidae Neoachiropsetta milfordinative Finless flounder Finless flounder 
Perciformes Caristiidae Neocaristius heemstrainative   
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Neocyttus psilorhynchusnative Rough oreodory  
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Neocyttus rhomboidalisnative Spiky oreo Spiky oreo 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Neomyxine biniplicatanative   
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Neomyxine caesiovittaendemic Blueband hagfish Blueband hagfish 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes capensisnative Cape snaggletooth  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes microcephalusnative Smallhead snaggletooth  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Neophrynichthys heterospilosnative   
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Neophrynichthys latusnative Dark toadfish Dark toadfish 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus macrolepidotusnative Large-scaled lantern fish  
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus microchirnative Shortfin neoscopelid  
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish Black barracouta 
Anguilliformes Derichthyidae Nessorhamphus ingolfianusnative Duckbill oceanic eel  
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettastoma parvicepsnative Duck-billed eel  
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettastoma solitariumnative Solitary duckbill eel  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia namatahinative Squashed face rattail Squashed face rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia toinative   
Perciformes Nomeidae Nomeus gronoviinative Man-of-war fish Man-of-war fish 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus chemnitziinative Snubnosed spiny eel  
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus sexspinisnative Spiny-back eel Spineback 
Perciformes Cirrhitidae Notocirrhitus splendensnative Splendid hawkfish Splendid hawkfish 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Notoclinops caerulepunctusendemic Blue-dot triplefin Blue dot triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Notoclinops segmentatusendemic Blue-eyed triplefin Blue-eyed triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Notoclinops yaldwyniendemic Yaldwyn's triplefin Yaldwyn's triplefin 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Notoclinus compressusnative Brown topknot Heratua 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Notoclinus fenestratusnative New Zealand topknot Hetarua 
Perciformes Labridae Notolabrus celidotusnative Spotty Pakirikiri 
Perciformes Labridae Notolabrus cinctusnative  Girdled wrasse 
Perciformes Labridae Notolabrus fucicolanative Yellow-saddled wrasse Taangahangaha 
Perciformes Labridae Notolabrus inscriptusnative Inscribed wrasse Green wrasse 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Notophycis marginatanative Dwarf codling Dwarf cod 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Notopogon lillieinative Crested bellowfish Crested bellowsfish 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Notopogon xenosomanative Longspine bellowfish  
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Notorynchus cepedianusnative Broadnose sevengill shark Tuatini 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus caudispinosusnative Lobisomem  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  
Perciformes Nototheniidae Notothenia angustatanative Maori chief Maori chief 
Perciformes Nototheniidae Notothenia microlepidotanative Black cod Smallscaled cod 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Ocosia apianative Stoutspine waspfish  
Perciformes Odacidae Odax cyanoallixnative Bluefinned butterfish Bluefinned butterfish 
Perciformes Odacidae Odax pullusnative Butterfish Mararii 
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger Smalltooth sand tiger 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Odontomacrurus murrayinative Roundhead grenadier Large fang rattail 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Odontostomops normalopsnative Undistinguished sabretooth  
Aulopiformes Omosudidae Omosudis lowiinative Omosudid Omosudid 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytschaintroduced Chinook salmon Quinnat salmon 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes eschrichtiinative Bulbous dreamer  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes haplonemanative   
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes krefftinative Krefft's dreamer  
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes notiusnative  Smooth anglerfish 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes sabexnative Rough dreamer  
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Onuxodon fowlerinative Fowler's pearlfish  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ophisurus serpensnative Serpent eel Snake eel 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Ophthalmolycus campbellensisnative   
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Opisthoproctus soleatusnative Barrel-eye  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Opostomias micripnusnative Obese dragonfish  
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Optivus elongatusnative Slender roughy Slender roughy 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Oreosoma atlanticumnative Ox-eyed oreo Ox-eye oreo 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Osteodiscus rhepostomiasnative   
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus chrysotaenianative Yellowlined cardinalfish  
Perciformes Apogonidae Ostorhinchus doederleininative Doederlein's cardinalfish  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Ostracion cubicusnative Yellow boxfish Boxfish 
Squaliformes Oxynotidae Oxynotus bruniensisnative Prickly dogfish Prickly dogfish 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pachycara garrickinative   
Perciformes Sparidae Pagrus auratusnative Silver seabream Cockney snapper 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius laticlaviusnative  Crested blenny 
Perciformes Blenniidae Parablennius tasmanianusnative Tasmanian blenny  
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio xanthuranative Yellowtail blue snapper  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Paracanthostracion lindsayinative   
Perciformes Gempylidae Paradiplospinus antarcticusnative Antarctic escolar  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis exilisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis freeborninative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis pearcyinative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis pseudokrefftinative   
Perciformes Nototheniidae Paranotothenia magellanicanative Magellanic rockcod Black cod 
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis binivirgatanative Redbanded weever Redbanded weever 
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis coliasnative New Zealand blue cod Raawaru 
Perciformes Pinguipedidae Parapercis gilliesiinative Yellow weaver Yellow weaver 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Paratrachichthys traillinative Common roughy common roughy 
Aulopiformes Paraulopidae Paraulopus nigripinnisnative Cucumber fish Cucumberfish 
Aulopiformes Paraulopidae Paraulopus okamurainative Piedtip cucumberfish Magpie cucumberfish 
Perciformes Microdesmidae Parioglossus marginalisnative   
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Paristiopterus labiosusnative Giant boarfish Sowfish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Parma alboscapularisnative Black scalyfin Black angelfish 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Parma kermadecensisnative Kermadec scalyfin Kermadec scalyfin 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Parma polylepisnative Banded parma  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Parmaturus macmillaninative McMillan's cat shark McMillan's cat shark 
Perciformes Mullidae Parupeneus spilurusnative Blackspot goatfish  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Pelagocephalus markinative Rippled blaasop  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Pelotretis flavilatusendemic Southern lemon sole Lemon sole 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Peltorhamphus latusnative Speckled sole Speckled sole 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiaeendemic New Zealand sole Paatikirori 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Peltorhamphus tenuisnative   
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris adspersaendemic  Bigeye 
Perciformes Pempheridae Pempheris analisnative Bronze sweeper  
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Pentaceros decacanthusnative Bigspined boarfish Yellow boarfish 
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Pentaceros japonicusnative Japanese armorhead  
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Pentaceros richardsoninative Pelagic armourhead Southern boarfish 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Persparsia kopuanative Spangled tubeshoulder  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Phenacoscorpius adenensisnative Toothed no-line scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Phenacoscorpius longilineatusnative Southern no-line scorpionfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Phosichthys argenteusnative Silver lightfish  
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes brauerinative Brauer's dragonfish  
Perciformes Echeneidae Phtheirichthys lineatusnative Slender suckerfish Slender remora 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus luminosanative Luminescent cod Luminescent cod 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus therosiderosnative Scalyfin cod  
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Plagiogeneion rubiginosumnative Rubyfish Ruby fish 
Perciformes Blenniidae Plagiotremus tapeinosomanative Piano fangblenny Mimic blenny 
Perciformes Ephippidae Platax teiranative Longfin batfish Teira batfish 
Beloniformes Belonidae Platybelone argalus platyuranative Keeled needlefish Needlefish 
Perciformes Serranidae Plectranthias bilaticlavianative   
Perciformes Serranidae Plectranthias maculicaudanative Spot-tail perchlet  
Scorpaeniformes Plectrogeniidae Plectrogenium nanumnative   
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Pleuroscopus pseudodorsalisnative Scaly stargazer Scaly stargazer 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta multiradiatanative   
Perciformes Artedidraconidae Pogonophryne barsukovinative Stubbeard plunderfish  
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Polyacanthonotus challengerinative Longnose tapirfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus aquavitusnative Aquavit hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus kiwiensisnative Kiwi hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus parininative   
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus ruggerinative Rugby hatchetfish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus unispinusnative   
Polymixiiformes Polymixiidae Polymixia busakhininative Busakhin's beardfish  
Tetraodontiformes Aracanidae Polyplacapros tylerinative   
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish Moeone 
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion oxygeneiosnative Hapuku wreckfish Haapuka 
Perciformes Pomatomidae Pomatomus saltatrixnative Bluefish  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra atlanticanative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra capitonative   
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra oscitansnative Yawning  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Prionace glaucanative Blue shark Mango-pounamu 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Prionurus maculatusnative Yellowspotted sawtail Surgeonfish 
Perciformes Apogonidae Pristiapogon kallopterusnative Iridescent cardinalfish  
Beryciformes Holocentridae Pristilepis oligolepisnative Spinyface soldier  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum andriashevinative Andriashev’s lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum bolininative Bolin’s lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum normaninative Norman's lanterrnfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum parallelumnative Parallel lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum subparallelumnative Subparallel lanternfish  
Osmeriformes Retropinnidae Prototroctes oxyrhynchusendemic New Zealand grayling Upokorokoro 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos argyrogasternative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos chathaminative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos cryptocaecanative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos longiventrisnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos microstomusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos nemnezinative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos platyoperculosusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos struthersinative   
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes pellucidusnative Bluefin driftfish Scissortail 
Perciformes Carangidae Pseudocaranx dentexnative White trevally Araara 
Lamniformes Pseudocarchariidae Pseudocarcharias kamoharainative Crocodile shark  
Perciformes Labridae Pseudocoris yamashiroinative Redspot wrasse  
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Pseudocyttus maculatusnative Smooth oreo dory Smooth oreo 
Perciformes Labridae Pseudojuloides elongatusnative Long green wrasse Green wrasse 
Perciformes Labridae Pseudolabrus luculentusnative Orange wrasse Orange wrasse 
Perciformes Labridae Pseudolabrus milesnative Scarlet wrasse Puuwaiwhakarua 
Gadiformes Moridae Pseudophycis bachusnative Red codling Hoka 
Gadiformes Moridae Pseudophycis barbatanative Southern bastard codling Bastard cod 
Gadiformes Moridae Pseudophycis breviusculanative Northern bastard codling Northern bastard cod 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus paxtoninative   
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus sagamianusnative   
Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae Pseudotriakis microdonnative False catshark False cat shark 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Psychrolutes microporosnative   
Perciformes Bramidae Pteraclis veliferanative Spotted fanfish Wingfish 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois antennatanative Broadbarred firefish Banded lionfish 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Pterois volitansnative Red lionfish Red lionfish 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Pteroplatytrygon violaceanative Pelagic stingray Pelagic stingray 
Perciformes Bramidae Pterycombus petersiinative Prickly fanfish Fanfish 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla andertoninative Painted latchet  
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla paulinative Yellow spotted gurnard Yellow spotted gurnard 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla pictanative Spotted gurnard Japanese gurnard 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla polyommatanative Latchet Latchet 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Pyramodon punctatusnative Dogtooth pearlfish  
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Pyramodon ventralisnative Pallid pearlfish Pearlfish 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Quassiremus polyclitellumnative   
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Ranzania laevisnative Slender sunfish Oblong sunfish 
Lampriformes Regalecidae Regalecus glesnenative King of herrings Oarfish 
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora albescensnative White suckerfish  
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora brachypteranative Spearfish remora Grey marlinsucker 
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora osteochirnative Marlin sucker Hardfin marlinsucker 
Perciformes Echeneidae Remora remoranative Shark sucker Remora 
Osmeriformes Retropinnidae Retropinna retropinnaendemic Cucumberfish Inanga-papa 
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea antefurcatanative Long-finned escolar  
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea solandrinative Silver gemfish Tiikati 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Rhadinesthes decimusnative Slender snaggletooth  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Rhinecanthus rectangulusnative Wedge-tail triggerfish  
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera pacificanative Pacific spookfish Pacific spookfish 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Rhombosolea leporinanative Yellowbelly flounder Paatikitotara 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Rhombosolea plebeianative Sand flounder Paatiki 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Rhombosolea retiariaendemic Black flounder Paatikimohoao 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Rhombosolea tapirinanative Greenback flounder Greenback flounder 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Rhynchohyalus natalensisnative Glasshead barreleye  
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia loricatanative Redmouth whalefish Red-mouth whalefish 
Perciformes Epigonidae Rosenblattia robustanative Stout cardinalfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina attritanative Softskin smooth-head  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina squamilateranative Bluntsnout slickhead Bluntsnout slickhead 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Ruanoho decemdigitatusendemic Longfinned triplefin Kokopu 
Perciformes Tripterygiidae Ruanoho wheroendemic Spectacled triplefin Spectacled triplefin 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Rubicundus eosnative   
Perciformes Gempylidae Ruvettus pretiosusnative Oilfish Oilfish 
Saccopharyngiformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx schmidtinative Whiptail gulper Whiptail gulper 
Perciformes Scombridae Sarda australisnative Australian bonito Australian bonito 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinops sagaxnative South American pilchard Mohimohi 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus huttoninative New Zealand ruffe  
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus maculatusnative Pelagic butterfish Pelagic butterfish 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus velaininative Violet warehou  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Scolecenchelys australisnative Shortfinned worm eel Shortfinned worm eel 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Scolecenchelys brevicepsnative Short-headed worm eel Big-eyed worm eel 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Scolecenchelys castleinative Deepwater big-eyed worm eel  
Perciformes Scombridae Scomber australasicusnative Blue mackerel Tawatawa 
Beloniformes Scomberesocidae Scomberesox scombroidesnative King gar Saury 
Perciformes Carangidae Scomberoides commersonnianusnative Talang queenfish  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus beaniinative Bean's bigscale  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus mizolepisnative Ragged bigscale  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Scopelopsis multipunctatusnative Multispotted lanternfish  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus ahlstrominative Ahlstrom's waryfish  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus gibbsinative   
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus hamiltoninative Smallscale waryfish  
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus herwiginative   
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus meadinative Blackring waryfish  
Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae Scophthalmus maximusintroduced Turbot  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena cardinalisnative Eastern red scorpionfish Matuawhaapuku 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaena papillosanative Red rock cod Red scorpionfish 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes evidesnative Cheekspot scorpionfish  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Scorpaenodes scabernative Pygmy scorpionfish  
Perciformes Kyphosidae Scorpis lineolatanative Silver sweep Sweep 
Perciformes Kyphosidae Scorpis violaceanative Blue maomao Maomao 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Scymnodalatias albicaudanative Whitetail dogfish Whitetail dogfish 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Scymnodalatias sherwoodiendemic Sherwood dogfish Sherwood's dogfish 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Scymnodon ringensnative Knifetooth dogfish Knifetooth dogfish 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola dumerilinative Greater amberjack  
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola hipposnative Samson fish Samson fish 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola lalandinative Yellowtail amberjack Haku 
Perciformes Carangidae Seriola rivoliananative Longfin yellowtail Amberjack 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Seriolella bramanative Common warehou Warehou 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Seriolella caeruleanative White warehou White warehou 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Seriolella punctatanative Silver warehou Silver warehou 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Seriolella tinronative   
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer bertininative Thread eel Thread eel 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer samoensisnative Samoa sawtooth eel Sawtooth eel 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops bathyphilusnative Spark anglemouth  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops ebelinginative Ebeling's fangjaw  
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish  
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Simenchelys parasiticanative Snubnosed eel Snubnosed eel 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Sio nordenskjoldiinative Nordenskjold's bigscale  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Solegnathus spinosissimusnative Spiny pipehorse Spiny seadragon 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus antarcticusnative Southern sleeper shark  
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus longusnative   
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Spectrunculus grandisnative Pudgy cuskeel  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides nitidusnative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Sphoeroides pachygasternative Blunthead puffer  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena acutipinnisnative Sharpfin barracuda  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena novaehollandiaenative Australian barracuda  
Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae Sphyrna zygaenanative Smooth hammerhead Mango-pare 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Spiniphryne gladisfenaenative Prickly dreamer  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus antipodumendemic New Zealand blueback sprat Kupae 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus muellerinative New Zealand sprat Sprats 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sprattus novaehollandiaenative Australian sprat  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Squalogadus modificatusnative Tadpole whiptail  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus acanthiasnative Picked dogfish Koinga 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus griffininative Northern spiny dogfish Koinga 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog Koinga 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes fasciolatusnative Pacific gregory  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Stegastes gascoyneinative Coral sea gregory  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis elegansnative Tailspot barracudina  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis macruranative   
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis molestanative   
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx diaphananative Diaphanous hatchet fish  
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx obscuranative   
Perciformes Labridae Stethojulis bandanensisnative Red shoulder wrasse  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Stigmatopora macropterygiaendemic Long-snouted pipefish Smooth pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Stigmatopora nigranative Wide-bodied pipefish Black pipefish 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish Scaly dragonfish 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias gracilisnative   
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias longibarbatusnative Longbarb scaly dragonfish  
Perciformes Labridae Suezichthys arquatusnative Rainbow slender wrasse Rainbow fish 
Perciformes Labridae Suezichthys aylinginative Crimson cleaner fish Crimson cleaner fish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus barnardinative Barnards lanternfishes  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus boopsnative Bogue lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus evermanninative Evermann's lantern fish  
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus thermophilusnative Western Pacific tonguefish Western Pacific tonguefish 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus affinisnative Grey cutthroat Grey cutthroat 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus doakinative Arrowtooth lizardfish Common lizardfish 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus myopsnative Snakefish  
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus similisnative Lavender lizardfish Lavender lizardfish 
Aulopiformes Synodontidae Synodus variegatusnative Variegated lizardfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys bathyphilusnative Deepwater lanternfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys minimusnative Waistcoat lanternfish  
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Talismania longifilisnative Longtail slickhead Threadfin slickhead 
Perciformes Bramidae Taractes aspernative Rough pomfret  
Perciformes Tetragonuridae Tetragonurus cuvierinative Smalleye squaretail Squaretail 
Perciformes Istiophoridae Tetrapturus angustirostrisnative Shortbill spearfish Shortbill spearfish 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce fairchildinative New Zealand torpedo Mata 
Perciformes Creediidae Tewara cranwellaeendemic  Sand diver 
Perciformes Thalasseleotrididae Thalasseleotris iotaendemic New Zealand pygmy sleeper New Zealand pygmy sleeper 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma amblycephalumnative Bluntheaded wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma janseniinative Jansen's wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lunarenative Moon wrasse Blue wrasse 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma lutescensnative Yellow-brown wrasse Sunset wrasse 
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma purpureumnative Surge wrasse  
Perciformes Labridae Thalassoma trilobatumnative Christmas wrasse  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Thamnaconus analisnative  Triggerfish 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus alalunganative Albacore Albacore tuna 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus albacaresnative Yellowfin tuna Yellowfin tuna 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus maccoyiinative Southern bluefin tuna Southern bluefin tuna 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna Bigeye tuna 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus orientalisnative Pacific bluefin tuna Pacific bluefin tuna 
Perciformes Gempylidae Thyrsites atunnative Snoek Mangaa 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Torquigener altipinnisnative   
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Trachelochismus melobesiaendemic  Striped clingfish 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Trachelochismus pinnulatusendemic  Lumpfish 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus jacksonensisnative Blackflash ribbonfish Dealfish 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus trachypterusnative Mediterranean dealfish Dealfish 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachonurus gagatesnative Velvet whiptail  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachonurus villosusnative Furry whiptail  
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus declivisnative Greenback horse mackerel Jack mackerel 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus murphyinative Chilean jack mackerel Jack mackerel 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus novaezelandiaenative Yellowtail horse mackerel Haature 
Perciformes Carangidae Trachurus symmetricusnative Pacific jack mackerel  
Perciformes Serranidae Trachypoma macracanthusnative Toadstool groper Toadstool groper 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus aphyodesnative   
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus longirostrisnative Slender unicorn rattail White rattail 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Trachyscorpia carnomagulanative Deepsea Scorpionfish Deepsea Scorpionfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Trachyscorpia eschmeyerinative Cape rockfish Cape scorpionfish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Triphoturus nigrescensnative Highseas lampfish  
Gadiformes Moridae Tripterophycis gilchristinative Grenadier cod Grenadier cod 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Tubbia stewartinative Seamount Rudderfish Seamount Rudderfish 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Tubbia tasmanicanative Tasmanian ruffe  
Torpediniformes Narkidae Typhlonarke aysoniendemic Blind electric ray Blind electric ray 
Torpediniformes Narkidae Typhlonarke tarakeaendemic Oval electric ray Oval electric ray 
Perciformes Mullidae Upeneus francisinative Francis' goatfish  
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis helvolanative Whitetongue jack  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria attenuatanative Slender lightfish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria nimbarianative Oceanic lightfish Frilled lighthouse fish 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria poweriaenative Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish  
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Winteria telescopanative Binocular fish  
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Woodsia meyerwaardeninative Austral lightfish  
Perciformes Bramidae Xenobrama microlepisnative Golden pomfret  
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Xenocephalus armatusnative Armoured blenny Brown stargazer 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Xenocephalus innotabilisnative Bulldog stargazer Brown stargazer 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head Cope's bluntsnout slickhead 
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Xenolepidichthys dalgleishinative Spotted tinselfish Tinselfish 
Perciformes Xiphiidae Xiphias gladiusnative Swordfish Paea 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Zameus squamulosusnative Velvet dogfish Velvet dogfish 
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Zanclistius elevatusnative Longfin boarfish Longfinned boarfish 
Perciformes Zanclidae Zanclus cornutusnative Moorish idol Moorish idol 
Rajiformes Rajidae Zearaja nasutaendemic New Zealand rough skate Uku 
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Zenion leptolepisnative Elongate dory Elongate dory 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis nebulosanative Mirror dory Mirror dory 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zeus fabernative John dory Kuparu 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu elongatusnative Taper-tail ribbonfish Scalloped dealfish 
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