All fishes reported from Dominican Republic
n = 537 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 531 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 3 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 3 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 537 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 531 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Agujón 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilisnative Sergeant-major  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf taurusnative Night sergeant  
Blenniiformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria asperanative Roughhead blenny  
Blenniiformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria spinosanative Spinyhead blenny  
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Guatapaná 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion polygoniumnative Honeycomb cowfish Cofre 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion quadricornisnative Scrawled cowfish Cofre 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus chirurgusnative Doctorfish Doctor 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus coeruleusnative Blue tang surgeonfish Médico 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus tractusnative Ocean surgeonfish Doctor 
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Acyrtus rubiginosusnative Red clingfish  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray Chucho 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula nemopteranative Threadfin bonefish Macabí 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Macabí 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Peje rey 
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Alphestes afernative Mutton hamlet  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish Chivo 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus schoepfiinative Orange filefish Chivo 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish  
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus pinosnative Redspotted hawkfish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa cayorumnative Key anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa colonensisnative Narrow-striped anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa cubananative Cuban anchovy Piquete 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa filiferanative Longfinger anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa lamprotaenianative Big-eye anchovy Piquete 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa lyolepisnative Shortfinger anchovy Piquete 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa parvanative Little anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchovia clupeoidesnative Zabaleta anchovy Piquete 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoviella perfasciatanative Poey's anchovy  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostratanative American eel  
Eupercaria/misc Haemulidae Anisotremus surinamensisnative Black margate Chopa 
Eupercaria/misc Haemulidae Anisotremus virginicusnative Porkfish Arroz con coco 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius multiocellatusnative Longlure frogfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon binotatusnative Barred cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon lachnerinative Whitestar cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon maculatusnative Flamefish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon planifronsnative Pale cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon quadrisquamatusnative Sawcheek cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon townsendinative Belted cardinalfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Apsilus dentatusnative Black snapper Chillo prieto 
Eupercaria/misc Sparidae Archosargus rhomboidalisnative Western Atlantic seabream Bocayate 
Scombriformes Ariommatidae Ariomma bondinative Silver-rag driftfish  
Scombriformes Ariommatidae Ariomma regulusnative Spotted driftfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Astrapogon puncticulatusnative Blackfin cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Astrapogon stellatusnative Conchfish  
Syngnathiformes Aulostomidae Aulostomus maculatusnative Trumpetfish Trompeta 
Scombriformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna  
Scombriformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna Bonito 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Awaous banananative River goby  
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