List of Deep-water Fishes reported from Papua New Guinea
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Table 1: 233 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 5 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 240 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 233 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name Habitat Depth (m)
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Acanthonus armatusnative Bony-eared assfish Bony-eared assfish bathypelagic1171 - 4415 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia affinisnative Gilbert's halosaurid fish  benthopelagic730 - 2560 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  bathypelagic2 - 4992 
Ophidiiformes Aphyonidae Aphyonus gelatinosusnative Gelatinous blindfish Gelatinous blindfish bathydemersal900 - 2562 
Scorpaeniformes Apistidae Apistus carinatusnative Ocellated waspfish Bearded waspfish demersal14 - 60 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish Lovely hatchetfish bathypelagic100 - 2056 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus affinisnative Pacific hatchet fish  bathypelagic1 - 3872 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish Half-naked hatchetfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus lychnusnative Tropical hatchetfish  bathypelagic200 - 700 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma mauritianumnative Blunt-tooth conger  bathydemersal360 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias grimaldiinative   bathypelagic25 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias lunifernative   bathypelagic120 - 1280 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes cyaneusnative   bathypelagic120 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes indicusnative Black snaggletooth  bathypelagic1 - 3000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes lucifernative Pacific astronesthid fish  bathypelagic25 - 704 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes trifibulatusnative Triplethread snaggletooth  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Atrobucca brevisnative Orange croaker  benthopelagic60 - 110 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina infansnative Avocet snipe eel  bathypelagic785 - 4580 
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish  bathydemersal120 - 2000 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassozetus compressusnative Abyssal assfish Abyssal assfish bathydemersal1134 - 5456 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus kinginative   bathypelagic1 - 1100 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus pawneeinative Pawnee dragonfish  bathypelagic100 - 3000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus schizochirusnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bathyuroconger vicinusnative Large-toothed conger  benthopelagic120 - 1318 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus macrophthalmusnative Bigeye frostfish  benthopelagic320 - 600 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus neglectusnative Neglected frostfish  benthopelagic200 - 1000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus papuanative Papuan frostfish  benthopelagic200 - 800 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus tenuisnative Slender frostfish  benthopelagic200 - 850 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus vityazinative Vityaz' frostfish  benthopelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema fibulatumnative Spinycheek lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema pterotumnative Skinnycheek lanternfish  benthopelagic10 - 300 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema suborbitalenative Smallfin lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 2500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys distofaxnative   pelagic-oceanic100 - 690 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys indicusnative Lanternfish  bathypelagic25 - 900 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys longipesnative Popeye lampfish  bathypelagic50 - 1021 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys pyrsobolusnative Fiery lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic60 - 778 
Perciformes Malacanthidae Branchiostegus wardinative Ward's tilefish  demersal100 - 250 
Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Bregmaceros rarisquamosusnative Big-eye unicorn-cod Big-eye unicorn-cod pelagic-neritic 
Perciformes Epigonidae Brephostoma carpenterinative   bathydemersal500 - 2782 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus hemiodonnative Pondicherry shark Pondicherry shark demersal 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Centrobranchus nigroocellatusnative Roundnose lanternfish Pig-nosed lanterfish bathypelagic 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus atromarginatusnative Dwarf gulper shark  bathydemersal183 - 450 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  bathydemersal50 - 1440 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus moluccensisnative Smallfin gulper shark Smallfin gulper shark bathydemersal125 - 823 
Lophiiformes Centrophrynidae Centrophryne spinulosanative Horned lantern fish Prickly anglerfish bathypelagic590 - 2325 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  bathypelagic400 - 4400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus townsendinative Dogtooth lampfish  bathypelagic100 - 500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  bathypelagic391 - 2056 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne melanorhabdusnative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Champsodontidae Champsodon guentherinative Günther's sabre-gills Günther's sabre-gills bathypelagic210 - 1020 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish Sloan's viperfish bathypelagic200 - 4700 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chirophryne xenolophusnative   bathypelagic1230 - 1400 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atlanticanative Atlantic sabretooth  bathypelagic50 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atratanative   bathypelagic300 - 2626 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil Coves' horned anglerfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone acclinidensnative Benttooth bristlemouth  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone albanative Bristlemouth  bathypelagic25 - 4938 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth Small-toothed portholefish bathypelagic200 - 5301 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone obscuranative Hidden bristlemouth  bathypelagic900 - 3500 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pallidanative Tan bristlemouth  bathypelagic16 - 4663 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pseudopallidanative Slender bristlemouth  bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Dactyloptena macracanthanative Spotwing flying gurnard Large-spot flying gurnard demersal45 - 177 
Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Dactyloptena papilionative Butterfly flying-gurnard Butterfly flying-gurnard demersal13 - 137 
Perciformes Carangidae Decapterus kurroidesnative Redtail scad Redtail scad reef-associated100 - 300 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Desmodema polystictumnative Polka-dot ribbonfish Spotted ribbonfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus aliciaenative   bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus anderseninative Andersen's lantern fish  bathypelagic100 - 560 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus brachycephalusnative Short-headed lantern fish  bathypelagic200 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus coeruleusnative Blue lantern fish  bathypelagic457 - 549 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus diadematusnative Crown lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus effulgensnative Headlight fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus fragilisnative Fragile lantern fish  bathypelagic15 - 1313 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus fulgensnative   bathypelagic85 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus garmaninative Garman's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus jenseninative Jensen's lanternfish  bathypelagic350 - 1389 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus lucidusnative Spotlight lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus luetkeninative Luetken's lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus malayanusnative Malayan lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic1000 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus metopoclampusnative Spothead lantern fish  bathypelagic90 - 1085 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus mollisnative Soft lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus ostenfeldinative Ostenfeld's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus parrinative Parr's lanternfish  bathypelagic350 - 1071 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus phillipsinative Bolin's lantern fish  bathypelagic588 - 1330 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus problematicusnative Problematic lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 820 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus reganinative Regan's lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus richardsoninative   bathypelagic350 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus signatusnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus splendidusnative Horned lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus termophilusnative Taaning's lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Lophiiformes Diceratiidae Diceratias bispinosusnative Two-rod anglerfish Two-rod anglerfish bathypelagic533 - 2306 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diogenichthys atlanticusnative Longfin lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos taenianative Pacific portholefish Pacific portholefish bathypelagic 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmichthys parininative Parin's spinyfish  bathypelagic 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmoides pauciradiatusnative Longwing spinyfin  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Dysalotus alcockinative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Echiostoma barbatumnative Threadfin dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 4200 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish  bathypelagic90 - 1485 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus astrolabiumnative   benthopelagic 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  reef-associated45 - 400 
Orectolobiformes Orectolobidae Eucrossorhinus dasypogonnative Tasselled wobbegong Tasselled wobbegong reef-associated2 - 50 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel Pelican eel bathypelagic500 - 7625 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias bifilisnative Twinthread dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias bulbornatusnative Grapevine dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias monoclonusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias schmidtinative Schmidt's dragonfish  bathypelagic50 - 150 
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Eutaeniophorus festivusnative Festive ribbonfish Tapetail bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella indicanative Indian sabretooth  bathypelagic500 - 800 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel Snake mackerel pelagic-oceanic 
Stephanoberyciformes Gibberichthyidae Gibberichthys latifronsnative   bathydemersal750 - 2000 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis vanhoeffeninative   bathypelagic300 - 5300 
Aulopiformes Giganturidae Gigantura chuninative Gigantura  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Giganturidae Gigantura indicanative Telescopefish  bathypelagic17 - 2100 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Gogolia filewoodiendemic Sailback houndshark Sailback houndshark demersal 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Gonostoma atlanticumnative Atlantic fangjaw  bathypelagic50 - 1352 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Halieutopsis bathyoreosnative   bathydemersal960 - 1500 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Heterophotus ophistomanative Wingfin snaggletooth  bathypelagic790 - 1420 
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Histiopterus typusnative Sailfin armourhead Deepsea armourhead reef-associated40 - 421 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum proximumnative Firefly lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum reinhardtiinative Reinhardt's lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus fasciolanative Ribbon sawtail fish Gleaming-tailed seadragon bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Inegocia japonicanative Japanese flathead Japanese flathead demersal7 - 85 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Isistius brasiliensisnative Cookie cutter shark Cookie cutter shark bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Kumba punctulatanative   bathypelagic530 - 1000 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Laeops parvicepsnative Small headed flounder  demersal64 - 292 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena luminosanative Luminous lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 1021 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus nobilisnative Noble lampfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus steinbeckinative Longfin lampfish  bathypelagic80 - 100 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus tenuiformisnative Slender lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus turnerinative   bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias gladiatornative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias leptobolusnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidium atlanticumnative Atlantic barracudina Atlantic barracudina bathypelagic50 - 1270 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidium nudumnative Deep water pike smelt Naked barracudina bathypelagic183 - 700 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestrolepis luetkeninative Naked barracuda Naked barracuda bathypelagic 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Lipocheilus carnolabrumnative Tang's snapper Tang's snapper demersal90 - 340 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia gemellariinative Cocco's lantern fish  bathypelagic25 - 800 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes mutilusnative Smooth angler  bathydemersal234 - 760 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes naresinative Goosefish Goosefish bathydemersal180 - 460 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Maculabatis toshinative Black-spotted whipray  demersal10 - 140 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw Black hinged-head bathypelagic500 - 3886 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Margrethia obtusirostranative Bighead portholefish  bathypelagic100 - 1739 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Mastigopterus imperatornative   bathydemersal394 - 2365 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola Sharpfin sunfish bathypelagic 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Megatrygon micropsnative Smalleye stingray  benthopelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes danaenative Bigscale  bathypelagic75 - 1275 
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus johnsoniinative Humpback anglerfish  bathypelagic100 - 4500 
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus murrayinative Murray's abyssal anglerfish Murray's abyssal anglerfish bathypelagic100 - 6370 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma inexpectatumnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias globulifernative Brightchin dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias pollicifernative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias valdiviaenative Valdivia black dragon fish  bathypelagic40 - 1600 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Mentodus perforatusnative   bathypelagic1000 - 1450 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum asperumnative Prickly lanternfish Prickly lanternfish bathypelagic244 - 1948 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum aurolaternatumnative Golden lanternfish Golden-flanked lanternfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum brachygnathumnative Short-jawed lanternfish Short-jawed lanternfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum lychnobiumnative   bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum nitidulumnative Pearly lanternfish  bathypelagic412 - 1537 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum selenopsnative Wisner's lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum spinosumnative Spiny lantern fish Spinose lanternfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  bathypelagic60 - 1100 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium nigrumnative Black lantern fish  bathypelagic100 - 1015 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  bathypelagic914 - 1646 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  bathypelagic100 - 4337 
Lophiiformes Neoceratiidae Neoceratias spinifernative Spiny seadevil  demersal 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Neotrygon annotatanative Plain maskray  demersal10 - 62 
Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae Neotrygon leylandinative Painted maskray  demersal5 - 80 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish  benthopelagic200 - 1200 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish  bathypelagic25 - 700 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Odontostomops normalopsnative Undistinguished sabretooth  pelagic-oceanic400 - 1000 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes eschrichtiinative Bulbous dreamer Eschricht's anglerfish bathypelagic750 - 2500 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes sabexnative Rough dreamer  bathypelagic780 - 1800 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Opisthoproctus soleatusnative Barrel-eye  bathypelagic300 - 800 
Beryciformes Holocentridae Ostichthys kaianusnative Deepwater soldierfish  bathydemersal182 - 640 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio paragrapsimodonnative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Paracaesio stoneinative Cocoa snapper Cocoa snapper bathydemersal200 - 320 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion liorhynchusnative Armoured gurnard Smooth-nosed searobin bathydemersal140 - 380 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes achirusnative   bathypelagic75 - 1400 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes albipennisnative Whitepen dragonfish  bathypelagic120 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes caerulescensnative Bulbless dragonfish  bathypelagic100 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes parvimanusnative Fleshyfin dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photostomias guerneinative   bathypelagic1138 - 3100 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus roseusnative Rosy cod  bathypelagic300 - 549 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus aquavitusnative Aquavit hatchetfish  benthopelagic120 - 1244 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus omphusnative   benthopelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus unispinusnative   benthopelagic50 - 500 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Porogadus gracilisnative Cavernous assfish Cavernous assfish bathydemersal 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra oscitansnative Yawning  bathypelagic645 - 5320 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides auricillanative Goldflag jobfish Goldflag jobfish benthopelagic90 - 360 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides filamentosusnative Crimson jobfish Crimson jobfish benthopelagic40 - 400 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides sieboldiinative Lavender jobfish Lavender jobfish benthopelagic100 - 360 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides zonatusnative Oblique-banded snapper Oblique-banded snapper benthopelagic70 - 300 
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes cyanophrysnative Freckled driftfish Blue driftfish bathypelagic20 - 550 
Perciformes Howellidae Pseudohowella intermedianative   bathydemersal100 - 700 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pyrolycus manusanusnative   bathydemersal1623 - 1971 
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea bengalensisnative Bengal escolar  benthopelagic143 - 820 
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Rhamphocetichthys savageinative Savage's birdsnouted whalefish  bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Satyrichthys rieffelinative Spotted armoured-gurnard  demersal65 - 600 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchoides signifernative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus analisnative Short fin pearleye  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus guentherinative Staring pearleye  bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus mizolepisnative Ragged bigscale  bathypelagic300 - 3385 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer jesperseninative Crossthroat sawpalate  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops ebelinginative Ebeling's fangjaw  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish Elongate portholefish bathypelagic25 - 4740 
Scorpaeniformes Platycephalidae Sorsogona tuberculatanative Tuberculated flathead  demersal9 - 80 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx diaphananative Diaphanous hatchet fish Oblique hatchetfish bathypelagic400 - 3676 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx pseudobscuranative Highlight hatchetfish  bathypelagic800 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias affinisnative Günther's boafish Günther's boafish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias nebulosusnative Alcock's boafish Alcock's boafish bathypelagic640 - 730 
Lampriformes Stylephoridae Stylephorus chordatusnative Tube-eye Pillar-eyed thread-tail bathypelagic300 - 800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus evermanninative Evermann's lantern fish Evermann's lanternfish bathypelagic100 - 500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus rufinusnative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Symphysanodontidae Symphysanodon typusnative Insular shelf beauty  benthopelagic50 - 400 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus affinisnative Grey cutthroat  benthopelagic290 - 2400 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Taeniopsetta ocellatanative Indo-Pacific ocellated flounder Ocellated flounder demersal150 - 278 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Thamnaconus tessellatusnative   bathydemersal230 - 600 
Perciformes Gempylidae Thyrsitoides marleyinative Black snoek Slender snoek benthopelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Thysanactis dentexnative Broomfin dragonfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Triphoturus nigrescensnative Highseas lampfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Perciformes Carangidae Uraspis uraspisnative Whitemouth jack  reef-associated20 - 130 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus carlsberginative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus tripunctulatusnative Constellationfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Ventrifossa johnboborumnative Snoutscale whiptail  bathydemersal540 - 810 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria lucetianative Panama lightfish  bathypelagic100 - 500 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria nimbarianative Oceanic lightfish  bathypelagic20 - 5000 
Perciformes Lethrinidae Wattsia mossambicanative Mozambique large-eye bream Mozambique large-eye bream reef-associated100 - 200 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head  bathypelagic100 - 2650 
Perciformes Blenniidae Xiphasia matsubarainative Japanese snake blenny  benthopelagic 
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