List of Marine Fishes reported from Iceland
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Table 1: 296 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 10 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 307 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 296 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser sturionative Sturgeon Graa-stepa 
Perciformes/Cottoidei Agonidae Agonus cataphractusnative Hooknose Sexstrendingur 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish Litli földungur 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish Stóri földungur 
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus agassiziinative Agassiz' slickhead Berhaus 
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus bairdiinative Baird's slickhead Gjölnir 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa fallaxnative Twaite shad Augnasíld 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja hyperboreanative Arctic skate Skjótta skata 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja jenseninative Shorttail skate Jensens-skata 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja radiatanative Starry ray Tindaskata 
Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei Ammodytidae Ammodytes marinusnative Lesser sand-eel Marsíli 
Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei Ammodytidae Ammodytes tobianusnative Small sandeel Sandsíli 
Perciformes/Zoarcoidei Anarhichadidae Anarhichas denticulatusnative Northern wolffish Blágóma 
Perciformes/Zoarcoidei Anarhichadidae Anarhichas lupusnative Atlantic wolffish Steinbítur 
Perciformes/Zoarcoidei Anarhichadidae Anarhichas minornative Spotted wolffish Hlýri 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanative European eel Áll 
Trachichthyiformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth Bjúgtanni 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Anotopterus pharaonative Daggertooth Sláni 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora Fjólumóri 
Scombriformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus carbonative Black scabbardfish Stinglax 
Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae Apristurus laurussoniinative Iceland catshark Gíslaháfur 
Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae Apristurus micropsnative Smalleye catshark  
Gadiformes Gadidae Arctogadus glacialisnative Arctic cod  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina Litla geirsíli 
Argentiniformes Argentinidae Argentina silusnative Greater argentine Stóri gulllax 
Argentiniformes Argentinidae Argentina sphyraenanative Argentine Litli gullax 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish Stóri silfurfiskur 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish Suðræni silfurfiskur 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus olfersiinative  Norræni silfurfiskur 
Eupercaria/misc Sciaenidae Argyrosomus regiusnative Meagre Baulfiskur 
Perciformes/Cottoidei Cottidae Artediellus atlanticusnative Atlantic hookear sculpin Krækill 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes gemmifernative  Stjarnmeiti 
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia megalopsnative Bigeye smooth-head Slétthaus 
Argentiniformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus euryopsnative Goiter blacksmelt Skjár 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinicaudanative Spinytail skate Maríuskata 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish Vargakjaftur 
Beloniformes Belonidae Belone belonenative Garfish Hornfiskur 
Scombriformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus simonyinative Simony's frostfish Silfurbendill 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema glacialenative Glacier lantern fish Ísalaxsíld 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino Rauðserkur 
Gadiformes Gadidae Boreogadus saidanative Polar cod Ískóð 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias antarcticusnative Snaggletooth Broddatanni 
Scombriformes Bramidae Brama bramanative Atlantic pomfret Stóri bramafiskur 
Gadiformes Lotidae Brosme brosmenative Cusk Keila 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Buenia jeffreysiinative Jeffrey's goby Jeffreys kýtlingur 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Bythites islandicusnative  Blámævill 
Callionymiformes Callionymidae Callionymus lyranative Dragonet Skrautglitnir 
Callionymiformes Callionymidae Callionymus maculatusnative  Flekkjaglitnir 
Perciformes/Cottoidei Liparidae Careproctus micropusnative  Litli hveljusogfiskur 
Perciformes/Cottoidei Liparidae Careproctus reinhardtinative Sea tadpole Hveljusogfiskur 
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