All fishes reported from Jamaica
n = 645 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 634 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 7 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 4 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 645 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 634 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilisnative Sergeant-major Pilotfish 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf taurusnative Night sergeant Pilotfish 
Blenniiformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria asperanative Roughhead blenny  
Blenniiformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria greenfieldinative False papillose blenny  
Blenniiformes Chaenopsidae Acanthemblemaria spinosanative Spinyhead blenny  
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion polygoniusnative Honeycomb cowfish Trunkfish 
Tetraodontiformes Ostraciidae Acanthostracion quadricornisnative Scrawled cowfish Scrawled cowfish 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus chirurgusnative Doctorfish Black doctorfish 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus coeruleusnative Blue tang surgeonfish Blue doctor 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus tractusnative Ocean surgeonfish Grey doctorfish 
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Achirus declivisnative Plainfin sole  
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Achirus lineatusnative Lined sole  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Acyrtops beryllinusnative Emerald clingfish  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesocidae Acyrtus rubiginosusnative Red clingfish  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Ahlia egmontisnative Key worm eel  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula nemopteranative Threadfin bonefish  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Bonefish 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Alphestes afernative Mutton hamlet  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus schoepfiinative Orange filefish Orange filefish 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Scrawled tilefish 
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  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa filiferanative Longfinger anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa hepsetusnative Broad-striped anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa lamprotaenianative Big-eye anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa lyolepisnative Shortfinger anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoa parvanative Little anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchovia clupeoidesnative Zabaleta anchovy  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Anchoviella perfasciatanative Poey's anchovy  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostratanative American eel  
Eupercaria/misc Haemulidae Anisotremus surinamensisnative Black margate Black margate 
Eupercaria/misc Haemulidae Anisotremus virginicusnative Porkfish Paragrate grunt 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius multiocellatusnative Longlure frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Antennarius striatusnative Striated frogfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon binotatusnative Barred cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon lachnerinative Whitestar cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon maculatusnative Flamefish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon mosavinative Dwarf cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon planifronsnative Pale cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon quadrisquamatusnative Sawcheek cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon robbyinative Striped cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogon townsendinative Belted cardinalfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Apsilus dentatusnative Black snapper  
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