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Africa
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aapticheilichthys websteri (Huber, 2007)

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Aapticheilichthys websteri
[]



Asia
Max. Length 130 cm SL
Aaptosyax grypus Rainboth, 1991

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aaptosyax grypus
[Giant salmon carp]



Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Abactochromis labrosus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Abactochromis labrosus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 32.5 cm SL
Abalistes filamentosus Matsuura & Yoshino, 2004

Photo by Photo by Justine, J.-L.
 
Abalistes filamentosus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Abalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Abalistes stellaris
[Starry triggerfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Abalistes stellatus (Anonymous, 1798)

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Abalistes stellatus
[]
No picture found


 
Abbottina binhi
[]
No picture found


 
Abbottina lalinensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Abbottina liaoningensis Qin, 1987

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Abbottina liaoningensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm TL
Abbottina obtusirostris (Wu & Wang, 1931)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Abbottina obtusirostris
[]



Asia
Max. Length 18.9 cm TL
Abbottina rivularis (Basilewsky, 1855)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Abbottina rivularis
[Chinese false gudgeon]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ablabys binotatus (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Ablabys binotatus
[Redskinfish]



Western Indian Ocean. We
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ablabys macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Ablabys macracanthus
[Spiny waspfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ablabys taenianotus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
Ablabys taenianotus
[Cockatoo waspfish]



Worldwide distribution in
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Ablennes hians (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Ablennes hians
[Flat needlefish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Aboma etheostoma Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Aboma etheostoma
[Scaly boy]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Aborichthys cataracta
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Aborichthys elongatus Hora, 1921

Photo by Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Aborichthys elongatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Aborichthys garoensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Aborichthys kempi Chaudhuri, 1913

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aborichthys kempi
[]
No picture found


 
Aborichthys rosammai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Aborichthys tikaderi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Aborichthys verticauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Aborichthys waikhomi
[]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 82 cm TL
Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Abramis brama
[Freshwater bream]



South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Abramites eques (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Abramites eques
[]



South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Abramites hypselonotus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Abramites hypselonotus
[Marbled headstander]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Abudefduf abdominalis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf abdominalis
[Green damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf bengalensis (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf bengalensis
[Bengal sergeant]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Abudefduf concolor (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf concolor
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Abudefduf conformis Randall & Earle, 1999

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf conformis
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Abudefduf declivifrons (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf declivifrons
[Mexican nightsergeant]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf hoefleri (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Abudefduf hoefleri
[African sergeant]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Abudefduf lorenzi Hensley & Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf lorenzi
[Black-tail sergeant]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Abudefduf margariteus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf margariteus
[Pearly sergeant]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf natalensis Hensley & Randall, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf natalensis
[Natal sergeant]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf notatus (Day, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf notatus
[Yellowtail sergeant]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 22.9 cm TL
Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Abudefduf saxatilis
[Sergeant-major]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Abudefduf septemfasciatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf septemfasciatus
[Banded sergeant]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf sexfasciatus
[Scissortail sergeant]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Abudefduf sordidus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf sordidus
[Blackspot sergeant]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Abudefduf sparoides (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf sparoides
[False-eye sergeant]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Abudefduf taurus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Abudefduf taurus
[Night sergeant]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf troschelii (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf troschelii
[Panamic sergeant major]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Abudefduf vaigiensis
[Indo-Pacific sergeant]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Abudefduf whitleyi Allen & Robertson, 1974

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Abudefduf whitleyi
[Whitley's sergeant]



Northeast Atlantic.
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL
Abyssoberyx levisquamosus Merrett & Moore, 2005

Photo by Photo by Moore, J.
 
Abyssoberyx levisquamosus
[]



In deep waters of tropic
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Abyssobrotula galatheae Nielsen, 1977

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Abyssobrotula galatheae
[]



Asia

Abyssocottus elochini Taliev, 1955

Photo by Photo by Sideleva, V.G.
 
Abyssocottus elochini
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Abyssocottus gibbosus Berg, 1906

Photo by Photo by Sideleva, V.G.
 
Abyssocottus gibbosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Abyssocottus korotneffi Berg, 1906

Photo by Photo by Sideleva, V.G.
 
Abyssocottus korotneffi
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Acanthaluteres brownii (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Acanthaluteres brownii
[Spiny-tailed leatherjacket]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus
[Bridled leatherjacket]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthaluteres vittiger (Castelnau, 1873)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Acanthaluteres vittiger
[Toothbrush leatherjacket]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Acanthanectes hystrix
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Acanthanectes rufus
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Acanthaphritis barbata (Okamura & Kishida, 1963)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Acanthaphritis barbata
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthaphritis grandisquamis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Acanthaphritis ozawai
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthaphritis unoorum
[]



North America
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Acantharchus pomotis (Baird, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Acantharchus pomotis
[Mud sunfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Acanthemblemaria aspera
[Roughhead blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Acanthemblemaria atrata Hastings & Robertson, 1999

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria atrata
[Cocos barnacle blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria balanorum Brock, 1940

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria balanorum
[Clubhead blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Acanthemblemaria betinensis
[Speckled blenny]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria castroi Stephens & Hobson, 1966

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria castroi
[Galapagos barnacle blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria chaplini Böhlke, 1957

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Acanthemblemaria chaplini
[Papillose blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria crockeri Beebe & Tee-Van, 1938

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria crockeri
[Browncheek blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria exilispinus Stephens, 1963

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acanthemblemaria exilispinus
[Bluntspine blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi Smith-Vaniz & Palacio, 1974

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi
[False papillose blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid, 1936

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria hancocki
[Hancock's blenny]
No picture found


 
Acanthemblemaria harpeza
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Lin & Galland, 2010

Photo by Photo by Lin, H.-C./Galland, G.R.
 
Acanthemblemaria hastingsi
[Cortez barnacle blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Acanthemblemaria johnsoni
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria macrospilus Brock, 1940

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria macrospilus
[Barnacle blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Acanthemblemaria mangognatha Hastings & Robertson, 1999

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acanthemblemaria mangognatha
[Revillagigedo barnacle]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria maria Böhlke, 1961

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Acanthemblemaria maria
[Secretary blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Acanthemblemaria medusa
[Medusa blenny]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Acanthemblemaria paula Johnson & Brothers, 1989

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Acanthemblemaria paula
[Dwarf spinyhead blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Acanthemblemaria rivasi
[Spotjaw blenny]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 3.1 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria spinosa Metzelaar, 1919

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthemblemaria spinosa
[Spinyhead blenny]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Acanthemblemaria stephensi Rosenblatt & McCosker, 1988

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Acanthemblemaria stephensi
[Malpelo barnacle blenny]



South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL
Acanthicus adonis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthicus adonis
[]



South America
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Acanthicus hystrix Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthicus hystrix
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Acanthistius brasilianus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Acanthistius brasilianus
[Argentine seabass]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthistius cinctus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthistius cinctus
[Yellowbanded perch]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthistius fuscus Regan, 1913

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthistius fuscus
[Rapanui seabass]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Acanthistius joanae Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Acanthistius joanae
[Scalyjaw koester]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Acanthistius ocellatus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Acanthistius ocellatus
[Eastern wirrah]
No picture found


 
Acanthistius pardalotus
[Leopard wirrah]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Acanthistius patachonicus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Acanthistius patachonicus
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthistius paxtoni
[Orangelined wirrah]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Acanthistius pictus (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Wolfe, G.
 
Acanthistius pictus
[Brick seabass]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthistius sebastoides (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Acanthistius sebastoides
[Koester]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthistius serratus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Acanthistius serratus
[Western wirrah]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Acanthobrama centisquama
[Orontes bream]
No picture found


 
Acanthobrama hadiyahensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Acanthobrama lissneri Tortonese, 1952

Photo by Photo by Hamidan, N.A.
 
Acanthobrama lissneri
[]



Asia
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Acanthobrama marmid Heckel, 1843

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Acanthobrama marmid
[Tigris bream]



Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acanthobrama microlepis (De Filippi, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Acanthobrama microlepis
[Blackbrow bleak]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Acanthobrama orontis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Acanthobrama persidis (Coad, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Acanthobrama persidis
[]



Eurasia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acanthobrama telavivensis Goren, Fishelson & Trewavas, 1973

Photo by Photo by Darom, D.
 
Acanthobrama telavivensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Acanthobrama thisbeae
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthobrama tricolor
[]



Asia

Acanthobrama urmianus (Günther, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Acanthobrama urmianus
[]



South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi Friel, 1995

Photo by Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthocepola abbreviata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Acanthocepola abbreviata
[Bandfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthocepola indica (Day, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acanthocepola indica
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthocepola krusensternii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Acanthocepola krusensternii
[Red-spotted bandfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthocepola limbata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Photo by Mohite, S.
 
Acanthocepola limbata
[Blackspot bandfish]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Acanthochaenus luetkenii Gill, 1884

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Acanthochaenus luetkenii
[Pricklefish]



South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Acanthocharax microlepis Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Acanthocharax microlepis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Acanthochromis polyacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthochromis polyacanthus
[Spiny chromis]



Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Acanthocleithron chapini Nichols & Griscom, 1917

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Acanthocleithron chapini
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthoclinus fuscus Jenyns, 1841

Photo by Photo by Tveskov, E.
 
Acanthoclinus fuscus
[Rockfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Acanthoclinus littoreus
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Acanthoclinus marilynae (Hardy, 1985)

Photo by Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Acanthoclinus marilynae
[Stout rockfish]
No picture found


 
Acanthoclinus matti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Acanthoclinus rua
[Little rockfish]



Asia
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Acanthocobitis botia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Acanthocobitis botia
[Mottled loach]



Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Acanthocobitis mooreh (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Mahatvaraj, B.
 
Acanthocobitis mooreh
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Acanthocobitis pavonacea
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthocobitis pictilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.
 
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus
[Banded mountain loach]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Acanthocybium solandri (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Photo by University of Western Australia (UWA)
 
Acanthocybium solandri
[Wahoo]



South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Acanthodoras cataphractus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthodoras cataphractus
[Spiny catfish]



South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Acanthodoras depressus (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Acanthodoras depressus
[]



South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Acanthodoras spinosissimus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthodoras spinosissimus
[Talking catfish]



Southern Ocean

Acanthodraco dewitti Skóra, 1995

Photo by Photo by Busson, F.
 
Acanthodraco dewitti
[]



Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acanthogobio guentheri Herzenstein, 1892

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Acanthogobio guentheri
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthogobius elongatus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthogobius flavimanus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius flavimanus
[Yellowfin goby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthogobius hasta (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius hasta
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthogobius insularis
[]



East Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Acanthogobius lactipes (Hilgendorf, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius lactipes
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthogobius luridus Ni & Wu, 1985

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius luridus
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthogobius stigmothonus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acantholabrus palloni (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Acantholabrus palloni
[Scale-rayed wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Acantholiparis caecus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Acantholiparis opercularis Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Acantholiparis opercularis
[Spiny snailfish]



North Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Acantholumpenus mackayi (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Acantholumpenus mackayi
[Pighead prickleback]



In deep waters off tropic
Max. Length 37.5 cm SL
Acanthonus armatus Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Acanthonus armatus
[Bony-eared assfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus akazakii
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 34.5 cm SL
Acanthopagrus arabicus Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus arabicus
[Arabian yellowfin seabream]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Acanthopagrus australis (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Acanthopagrus australis
[Yellowfin bream]



Indian Ocean, South Afric
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus berda
[Goldsilk seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.2 cm SL
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus
[Twobar seabream]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Acanthopagrus butcheri (Munro, 1949)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Acanthopagrus butcheri
[Black bream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.4 cm SL
Acanthopagrus catenula (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Acanthopagrus catenula
[Bridled seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Acanthopagrus chinshira Kume & Yoshino, 2008

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Acanthopagrus chinshira
[Okinawan yellow-fin seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm FL
Acanthopagrus latus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Acanthopagrus latus
[Yellowfin seabream]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acanthopagrus longispinnis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Sen, S.K.
 
Acanthopagrus longispinnis
[Bengal yellowfin seabream]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Acanthopagrus morrisoni Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Australian Museum
 
Acanthopagrus morrisoni
[Western yellowfin seabream]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Acanthopagrus omanensis Iwatsuki & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus omanensis
[Black Margined Seabream]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Acanthopagrus pacificus Iwatsuki, Kume & Yoshino, 2010

Photo by Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.
 
Acanthopagrus pacificus
[Pacific seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Acanthopagrus palmaris
[Northwest black bream]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.2 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus randalli
[Middle East Black Seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Acanthopagrus schlegelii
[Blackhead seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Acanthopagrus sheim Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus sheim
[Spotted yellowfin seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthopagrus sivicolus Akazaki, 1962

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Acanthopagrus sivicolus
[Okinawa seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus taiwanensis
[Taiwan picnic seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus vagus
[Wandering seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Acanthoplesiops cappuccino
[Red Sea spiny basslet]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Acanthoplesiops echinatus Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 1990

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthoplesiops echinatus
[Hiatt's longfin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Acanthoplesiops hiatti Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthoplesiops hiatti
[Hiatt's basslet]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Acanthoplesiops indicus (Day, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthoplesiops indicus
[Scottie]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.0 cm SL

 
Acanthoplesiops naka
[Tongan spiny basslet]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Acanthoplesiops psilogaster Hardy, 1985

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Acanthoplesiops psilogaster
[Barebelly longfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Acanthopoma annectens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 46 cm TL

 
Acanthopsetta nadeshnyi
[Scale-eye plaice]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Acanthopsoides delphax Siebert, 1991

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Acanthopsoides delphax
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Acanthopsoides gracilentus (Smith, 1945)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Acanthopsoides gracilentus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Acanthopsoides gracilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthopsoides hapalias Siebert, 1991

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Acanthopsoides hapalias
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Acanthopsoides molobrion Siebert, 1991

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Acanthopsoides molobrion
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthopsoides namromensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Acanthopsoides robertsi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis (Dybowski, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis
[Khanka spiny bitterling]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 3.1 cm TL
Acanthosphex leurynnis (Jordan & Seale, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Acanthosphex leurynnis
[Wasp-spine velvetfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Acanthostracion guineensis (Bleeker, 1865)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Acanthostracion guineensis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthostracion notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Acanthostracion notacanthus
[Island cowfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Acanthostracion polygonius
[Honeycomb cowfish]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Pialek, L.
 
Acanthostracion quadricornis
[Scrawled cowfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Acanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Acanthurus achilles
[Achilles tang]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 25.2 cm SL
Acanthurus albimento Carpenter, Williams & Santos, 2017

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Acanthurus albimento
[Whitechin surgeonfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Acanthurus albipectoralis Allen & Ayling, 1987

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus albipectoralis
[Whitefin surgeonfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthurus auranticavus Randall, 1956

Photo by Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Acanthurus auranticavus
[Orange-socket surgeonfish]



South and Central Atlanti

Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Acanthurus bahianus
[Barber surgeonfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus bariene
[Black-spot surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus blochii
[Ringtail surgeonfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Acanthurus chirurgus
[Doctorfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Acanthurus chronixis Randall, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus chronixis
[Chronixis surgeonfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus coeruleus
[Blue tang surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Acanthurus dussumieri
[Eyestripe surgeonfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthurus fowleri de Beaufort, 1951

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus fowleri
[Fowler's surgeonfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Acanthurus gahhm
[Black surgeonfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthurus grammoptilus Richardson, 1843

Photo by Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Acanthurus grammoptilus
[Finelined surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus guttatus
[Whitespotted surgeonfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus japonicus
[Japan surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus leucocheilus
[Palelipped surgeonfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acanthurus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Acanthurus leucopareius
[Whitebar surgeonfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833

Photo by Photo by Rusconi, G.
 
Acanthurus leucosternon
[Powderblue surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Acanthurus lineatus
[Lined surgeonfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Acanthurus maculiceps (Ahl, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus maculiceps
[White-freckled surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Acanthurus mata
[Elongate surgeonfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Acanthurus monroviae
[Monrovia doctorfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21.3 cm TL
Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus nigricans
[Whitecheek surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Acanthurus nigricauda
[Epaulette surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Acanthurus nigrofuscus
[Brown surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus nigroris
[Bluelined surgeonfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus nubilus
[Bluelined surgeon]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus olivaceus
[Orangespot surgeonfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Bourjon, P.
 
Acanthurus polyzona
[Black-barred surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus pyroferus
[Chocolate surgeonfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Acanthurus randalli Briggs & Caldwell, 1957

Photo by Photo by O'Donnell, P.
 
Acanthurus randalli
[Gulf surgeonfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Acanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus reversus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus sohal
[Sohal surgeonfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus tennentii
[Doubleband surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Acanthurus thompsoni
[Thompson's surgeonfish]



Northwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 38.1 cm SL
Acanthurus tractus Poey, 1860

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus tractus
[Ocean surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Acanthurus triostegus
[Convict surgeonfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acanthurus tristis Randall, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthurus tristis
[Indian Ocean mimic surgeonfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by Photo by Alban Choinier/Magazine des Voyages de Pêche
 
Acanthurus xanthopterus
[Yellowfin surgeonfish]



Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Acantopsis dialuzona Van Hasselt, 1823

Photo by Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Acantopsis dialuzona
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Acantopsis dinema
[Peppered horseface loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Acantopsis ioa
[Slender horseface loach]
No picture found


 
Acantopsis multistigmatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Acantopsis octoactinotos Siebert, 1991

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Acantopsis octoactinotos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Acantopsis rungthipae
[Piebald horseface loach]



Asia
Max. Length 30 cm NG
Acantopsis spectabilis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.
 
Acantopsis spectabilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Sontirat, 1999

Photo by Photo by Suvarnaraksha, A.
 
Acantopsis thiemmedhi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Acapoeta tanganicae (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Acapoeta tanganicae
[]



South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Acarichthys heckelii (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Acarichthys heckelii
[Threadfin acara]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Acarobythites larsonae
[Larson's cusk]



South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Acaronia nassa (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acaronia nassa
[Bigeye cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Acaronia vultuosa Kullander, 1989

Photo by Photo by DATZ
 
Acaronia vultuosa
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Acentrogobius audax Smith, 1959

Photo by Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Acentrogobius audax
[Mangrove goby]



Indo-West Pacific. Fresh
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Acentrogobius caninus
[Tropical sand goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Acentrogobius cenderawasih Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius cenderawasih
[Cenderawasih goby]



Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides
[Greenspot goby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius cyanomos (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acentrogobius cyanomos
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acentrogobius dayi Koumans, 1941

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acentrogobius dayi
[Day's goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Acentrogobius ennorensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Acentrogobius griseus
[Grey goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius janthinopterus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius janthinopterus
[Robust mangrove goby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Acentrogobius limarius Allen, Erdmann & Hadiaty, 2015

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius limarius
[Batanta mud goby]
No picture found


 
Acentrogobius masoni
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Acentrogobius moloanus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Acentrogobius moloanus
[Barcheek Amoya]



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Aapticheilichthys websteri Africa 3.1 SL 2007
Aaptosyax grypus Giant salmon carp Asia 130 SL 1991
Abactochromis labrosus Africa 11.5 SL 1935
Abalistes filamentosus Indo-West Pacific 32.5 SL 2004
Abalistes stellaris Starry triggerfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1801
Abalistes stellatus Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1798
Abbottina binhi Asia 2001
Abbottina lalinensis Asia 1995
Abbottina liaoningensis Asia 6.6 SL 1987
Abbottina obtusirostris Asia 10.9 TL 1931
Abbottina rivularis Chinese false gudgeon Asia 18.9 TL 1855
Ablabys binotatus Redskinfish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1855
Ablabys macracanthus Spiny waspfish Western Indian Ocean. We 20 TL 1852
Ablabys taenianotus Cockatoo waspfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 15 TL 1829
Ablennes hians Flat needlefish Worldwide distribution in 140 TL 1846
Aboma etheostoma Scaly boy Eastern Central Pacific 3.4 SL 1895
Aborichthys cataracta Asia 9.3 SL 2014
Aborichthys elongatus Asia 7.4 SL 1921
Aborichthys garoensis Asia 8.9 SL 1925
Aborichthys kempi Asia 8.1 SL 1913
Aborichthys rosammai Asia 2009
Aborichthys tikaderi Asia 10.9 SL 1985
Aborichthys verticauda Asia 7.8 SL 2014
Aborichthys waikhomi Asia 6.8 SL 2012
Abramis brama Freshwater bream Europe and Asia 82 TL 1758
Abramites eques South America 18.5 SL 1878
Abramites hypselonotus Marbled headstander South America 14 TL 1868
Abudefduf abdominalis Green damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1825
Abudefduf bengalensis Bengal sergeant Western Pacific 17 TL 1787
Abudefduf concolor Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1862
Abudefduf conformis Eastern Central Pacific 13.1 SL 1999
Abudefduf declivifrons Mexican nightsergeant Eastern Pacific 18 SL 1862
Abudefduf hoefleri African sergeant Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1881
Abudefduf lorenzi Black-tail sergeant Western Central Pacific 18 TL 1977
Abudefduf margariteus Pearly sergeant Western Indian Ocean 16 SL 1830
Abudefduf natalensis Natal sergeant Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1983
Abudefduf notatus Yellowtail sergeant Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1870
Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant-major Atlantic Ocean 22.9 TL 1758
Abudefduf septemfasciatus Banded sergeant Indo-Pacific 23 TL 1830
Abudefduf sexfasciatus Scissortail sergeant Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1801
Abudefduf sordidus Blackspot sergeant Indo-Pacific 24 TL 1775
Abudefduf sparoides False-eye sergeant Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1825
Abudefduf taurus Night sergeant Western Atlantic 25 TL 1848
Abudefduf troschelii Panamic sergeant major Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1862
Abudefduf vaigiensis Indo-Pacific sergeant Indo-Pacific 20 TL 1825
Abudefduf whitleyi Whitley's sergeant Western Pacific 14 SL 1974
Abyssoberyx levisquamosus Northeast Atlantic. 16.8 SL 2005
Abyssobrotula galatheae In deep waters of tropic 16.5 SL 1977
Abyssocottus elochini Asia 1955
Abyssocottus gibbosus Asia 14 TL 1906
Abyssocottus korotneffi Asia 13.2 TL 1906
Acanthaluteres brownii Spiny-tailed leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 55 TL 1846
Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus Bridled leatherjacket Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1824
Acanthaluteres vittiger Toothbrush leatherjacket Eastern Indian Ocean 35 TL 1873
Acanthanectes hystrix Southeast Atlantic 3.5 SL 1993
Acanthanectes rufus Southeast Atlantic 3.5 SL 1993
Acanthaphritis barbata Eastern Indian Ocean to W 10 SL 1963
Acanthaphritis grandisquamis Western Central Pacific 1880
Acanthaphritis ozawai Eastern Indian Ocean 10.8 SL 1971
Acanthaphritis unoorum Western Pacific 1996
Acantharchus pomotis Mud sunfish North America 21 TL 1855
Acanthemblemaria aspera Roughhead blenny Western Atlantic 4 TL 1927
Acanthemblemaria atrata Cocos barnacle blenny Eastern Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1999
Acanthemblemaria balanorum Clubhead blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5.2 TL 1940
Acanthemblemaria betinensis Speckled blenny Western Atlantic 4.3 SL 1974
Acanthemblemaria castroi Galapagos barnacle blenny Southeast Pacific 6 TL 1966
Acanthemblemaria chaplini Papillose blenny Western Atlantic 4.5 TL 1957
Acanthemblemaria crockeri Browncheek blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6 TL 1938
Acanthemblemaria exilispinus Bluntspine blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 TL 1963
Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi False papillose blenny Western Atlantic 3.6 SL 1974
Acanthemblemaria hancocki Hancock's blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1936
Acanthemblemaria harpeza Western Central Atlantic 2002
Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Cortez barnacle blenny Eastern Pacific 5.1 SL 2010
Acanthemblemaria johnsoni Western Central Atlantic 2 SL 1996
Acanthemblemaria macrospilus Barnacle blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6 TL 1940
Acanthemblemaria mangognatha Revillagigedo barnacle Eastern Central Pacific 3.1 SL 1999
Acanthemblemaria maria Secretary blenny Western Central Atlantic 5.1 TL 1961
Acanthemblemaria medusa Medusa blenny Western Central Atlantic 4 TL 1974
Acanthemblemaria paula Dwarf spinyhead blenny Western Central Atlantic 1.8 SL 1989
Acanthemblemaria rivasi Spotjaw blenny Western Atlantic 3 SL 1970
Acanthemblemaria spinosa Spinyhead blenny Western Central Atlantic 3.1 TL 1919
Acanthemblemaria stephensi Malpelo barnacle blenny Eastern Pacific 5 TL 1988
Acanthicus adonis South America 20.6 SL 1988
Acanthicus hystrix South America 53 SL 1829
Acanthistius brasilianus Argentine seabass Southwest Atlantic 60 TL 1828
Acanthistius cinctus Yellowbanded perch Southwest Pacific. 50 TL 1859
Acanthistius fuscus Rapanui seabass Southeast Pacific 40 TL 1913
Acanthistius joanae Scalyjaw koester Western Indian Ocean 14 SL 2010
Acanthistius ocellatus Eastern wirrah Southwest Pacific. 45 TL 1859
Acanthistius pardalotus Leopard wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 1981
Acanthistius patachonicus Southwest Atlantic 31 SL 1840
Acanthistius paxtoni Orangelined wirrah Southwest Pacific 1982
Acanthistius pictus Brick seabass Eastern Pacific 47 TL 1846
Acanthistius sebastoides Koester Southeast Atlantic 35 TL 1861
Acanthistius serratus Western wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL 1828
Acanthobrama centisquama Orontes bream Asia 20.2 SL 1843
Acanthobrama hadiyahensis Asia 1983
Acanthobrama lissneri Asia 12 TL 1952
Acanthobrama marmid Tigris bream Asia 29 TL 1843
Acanthobrama microlepis Blackbrow bleak Asia 25 TL 1863
Acanthobrama orontis Asia 15.6 SL 1949
Acanthobrama persidis Asia 9.7 SL 1981
Acanthobrama telavivensis Eurasia 11 TL 1973
Acanthobrama thisbeae Asia 17.4 SL 2014
Acanthobrama tricolor Asia 1883
Acanthobrama urmianus Asia 1899
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi South America 2.0 SL 1995
Acanthocepola abbreviata Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1835
Acanthocepola indica Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1888
Acanthocepola krusensternii Red-spotted bandfish Western Pacific 40 TL 1845
Acanthocepola limbata Blackspot bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1835
Acanthochaenus luetkenii Pricklefish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 14.1 SL 1884
Acanthocharax microlepis South America 8.5 SL 1912
Acanthochromis polyacanthus Spiny chromis Western Pacific 14 TL 1855
Acanthocleithron chapini Africa 5.5 SL 1917
Acanthoclinus fuscus Rockfish Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1841
Acanthoclinus littoreus Southwest Pacific 12.6 TL 1801
Acanthoclinus marilynae Stout rockfish Southwest Pacific 17 TL 1985
Acanthoclinus matti Southwest Pacific 1985
Acanthoclinus rua Little rockfish Southwest Pacific 11.5 TL 1985
Acanthocobitis botia Mottled loach Asia 14.9 TL 1822
Acanthocobitis mooreh Asia 4.4 SL 1839
Acanthocobitis pavonacea Asia 8 SL 1839
Acanthocobitis pictilis Asia 2012
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis Asia 10 NG 1860
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus Banded mountain loach Asia 4 TL 1868
Acanthocybium solandri Wahoo Atlantic, Indian and Paci 250 TL 1832
Acanthodoras cataphractus Spiny catfish South America 11.5 SL 1758
Acanthodoras depressus South America 8.1 SL 1881
Acanthodoras spinosissimus Talking catfish South America 13.7 SL 1888
Acanthodraco dewitti Southern Ocean 1995
Acanthogobio guentheri Asia 20 SL 1892
Acanthogobius elongatus Northwest Pacific 1942
Acanthogobius flavimanus Yellowfin goby Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1845
Acanthogobius hasta Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1845
Acanthogobius insularis Northwestern Pacific 1996
Acanthogobius lactipes East Asia 9.4 TL 1879
Acanthogobius luridus Northwest Pacific 6 TL 1985
Acanthogobius stigmothonus Western Central Pacific 1845
Acantholabrus palloni Scale-rayed wrasse Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1810
Acantholiparis caecus Northeast Pacific 5.7 SL 1969
Acantholiparis opercularis Spiny snailfish North Pacific 7 SL 1912
Acantholumpenus mackayi Pighead prickleback North Pacific 70 SL 1896
Acanthonus armatus Bony-eared assfish In deep waters off tropic 37.5 SL 1878
Acanthopagrus akazakii Western Pacific 18.5 SL 2006
Acanthopagrus arabicus Arabian yellowfin seabream Western Indian Ocean 34.5 SL 2013
Acanthopagrus australis Yellowfin bream Southwest Pacific 66 SL 1859
Acanthopagrus berda Goldsilk seabream Indian Ocean, South Afric 90 TL 1775
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus Twobar seabream Western Indian Ocean 36.2 SL 1775
Acanthopagrus butcheri Black bream Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1949
Acanthopagrus catenula Bridled seabream Western Indian Ocean 36.4 SL 1801
Acanthopagrus chinshira Okinawan yellow-fin seabream Northwest Pacific 20.4 SL 2008
Acanthopagrus latus Yellowfin seabream Northwest Pacific 40 FL 1782
Acanthopagrus longispinnis Bengal yellowfin seabream Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL 1830
Acanthopagrus morrisoni Western yellowfin seabream Eastern Indian Ocean 45 TL 2013
Acanthopagrus omanensis Black Margined Seabream Indian Ocean 14.5 SL 2010
Acanthopagrus pacificus Pacific seabream Western Pacific 50 SL 2010
Acanthopagrus palmaris Northwest black bream Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL 1935
Acanthopagrus randalli Middle East Black Seabream Indian Ocean 32.2 SL 2009
Acanthopagrus schlegelii Blackhead seabream Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1854
Acanthopagrus sheim Spotted yellowfin seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 SL 2013
Acanthopagrus sivicolus Okinawa seabream Northwest Pacific 45 SL 1962
Acanthopagrus taiwanensis Taiwan picnic seabream Northwest Pacific 21.6 SL 2006
Acanthopagrus vagus Wandering seabream Africa 26.2 SL 1852
Acanthoplesiops cappuccino Red Sea spiny basslet Western Indian Ocean 1.6 SL 2013
Acanthoplesiops echinatus Hiatt's longfin Western Pacific 4 TL 1990
Acanthoplesiops hiatti Hiatt's basslet Western Pacific 2.4 SL 1953
Acanthoplesiops indicus Scottie Indian Ocean 5 TL 1888
Acanthoplesiops naka Tongan spiny basslet Eastern Central Pacific 1.0 SL 2004
Acanthoplesiops psilogaster Barebelly longfin Western Pacific 2.3 SL 1985
Acanthopoma annectens South America 12 SL 1892
Acanthopsetta nadeshnyi Scale-eye plaice Northwest Pacific 46 TL 1904
Acanthopsoides delphax Asia 6 SL 1991
Acanthopsoides gracilentus Asia 6 SL 1945
Acanthopsoides gracilis Asia 5.4 SL 1934
Acanthopsoides hapalias Asia 6 TL 1991
Acanthopsoides molobrion Asia 4.5 SL 1991
Acanthopsoides namromensis Asia 2005
Acanthopsoides robertsi Asia 5.5 SL 1991
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis Khanka spiny bitterling Asia 12 TL 1872
Acanthosphex leurynnis Wasp-spine velvetfish Indo-West Pacific. 3.1 TL 1905
Acanthostracion guineensis Eastern Atlantic 18 TL 1865
Acanthostracion notacanthus Island cowfish Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1863
Acanthostracion polygonius Honeycomb cowfish Western Atlantic 50 TL 1876
Acanthostracion quadricornis Scrawled cowfish Atlantic Ocean 55 TL 1758
Acanthurus achilles Achilles tang Western Pacific 24 TL 1803
Acanthurus albimento Whitechin surgeonfish Western Pacific 25.2 SL 2017
Acanthurus albipectoralis Whitefin surgeonfish Western Pacific 33 TL 1987
Acanthurus auranticavus Orange-socket surgeonfish Western Indian Ocean 45 SL 1956
Acanthurus bahianus Barber surgeonfish South and Central Atlanti 1855
Acanthurus bariene Black-spot surgeonfish Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1831
Acanthurus blochii Ringtail surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 45 SL 1835
Acanthurus chirurgus Doctorfish Western Atlantic 39 TL 1787
Acanthurus chronixis Chronixis surgeonfish Western Pacific 28 TL 1960
Acanthurus coeruleus Blue tang surgeonfish Western Atlantic 39 TL 1801
Acanthurus dussumieri Eyestripe surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 54 TL 1835
Acanthurus fowleri Fowler's surgeonfish Western Pacific 45 SL 1951
Acanthurus gahhm Black surgeonfish Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1775
Acanthurus grammoptilus Finelined surgeonfish Western Pacific 35 TL 1843
Acanthurus guttatus Whitespotted surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 26 TL 1801
Acanthurus japonicus Japan surgeonfish Indo-West Pacific 21 TL 1931
Acanthurus leucocheilus Palelipped surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 45 SL 1927
Acanthurus leucopareius Whitebar surgeonfish Western Central Pacific 25 TL 1903
Acanthurus leucosternon Powderblue surgeonfish Indian Ocean 54 TL 1833
Acanthurus lineatus Lined surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 38 TL 1758
Acanthurus maculiceps White-freckled surgeonfish Indo-West Pacific 40 SL 1923
Acanthurus mata Elongate surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1829
Acanthurus monroviae Monrovia doctorfish Eastern Atlantic 45 SL 1876
Acanthurus nigricans Whitecheek surgeonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 21.3 TL 1758
Acanthurus nigricauda Epaulette surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1929
Acanthurus nigrofuscus Brown surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 21 TL 1775
Acanthurus nigroris Bluelined surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 25 TL 1835
Acanthurus nubilus Bluelined surgeon Indo-West Pacific 26 TL 1929
Acanthurus olivaceus Orangespot surgeonfish Pacific Ocean 35 TL 1801
Acanthurus polyzona Black-barred surgeonfish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1868
Acanthurus pyroferus Chocolate surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 29 TL 1834
Acanthurus randalli Gulf surgeonfish Western Atlantic 18 TL 1957
Acanthurus reversus Eastern Central Pacific 34 TL 1999
Acanthurus sohal Sohal surgeonfish Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1775
Acanthurus tennentii Doubleband surgeonfish Indian Ocean 31 TL 1861
Acanthurus thompsoni Thompson's surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 27 TL 1923
Acanthurus tractus Ocean surgeonfish Northwestern Atlantic 38.1 SL 1860
Acanthurus triostegus Convict surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 27 TL 1758
Acanthurus tristis Indian Ocean mimic surgeonfish Indian Ocean 25 TL 1993
Acanthurus xanthopterus Yellowfin surgeonfish Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1835
Acantopsis dialuzona Asia 25 SL 1823
Acantopsis dinema Peppered horseface loach Asia 11.7 SL 2017
Acantopsis ioa Slender horseface loach Asia 13.2 SL 2017
Acantopsis multistigmatus Asia 2005
Acantopsis octoactinotos Asia 9.6 SL 1991
Acantopsis rungthipae Piebald horseface loach Asia 12.0 SL 2017
Acantopsis spectabilis Asia 30 NG 1860
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Asia 11.8 SL 1999
Acapoeta tanganicae Africa 61 TL 1900
Acarichthys heckelii Threadfin acara South America 13.4 SL 1849
Acarobythites larsonae Larson's cusk Western Central Pacific 2.5 SL 2000
Acaronia nassa Bigeye cichlid South America 15.4 SL 1840
Acaronia vultuosa South America 12.2 SL 1989
Acentrogobius audax Mangrove goby Western Indian Ocean 10 SL 1959
Acentrogobius caninus Tropical sand goby Indo-West Pacific. Fresh 13 TL 1837
Acentrogobius cenderawasih Cenderawasih goby Western Pacific 3.9 SL 2012
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides Greenspot goby Asia 11 TL 1849
Acentrogobius cyanomos Indo-West Pacific 11.5 TL 1849
Acentrogobius dayi Day's goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1941
Acentrogobius ennorensis Eastern Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 1980
Acentrogobius griseus Grey goby Asia 8 SL 1876
Acentrogobius janthinopterus Robust mangrove goby Indo-Pacific 12.5 TL 1853
Acentrogobius limarius Batanta mud goby Western Central Pacific 3.4 SL 2015
Acentrogobius masoni Indian Ocean. 1873
Acentrogobius moloanus Barcheek Amoya Western Pacific 8 TL 1927



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