All fishes reported from Vanuatu
n = 871 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 848 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 19 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: 871 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 848 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Scissortail seargent 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Acanthochromis polyacanthusnative Spiny chromis  
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Ringtail Surgeon 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Orangeband surgeonfish 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus strigatusnative Razorfish  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Akihito vanuatunative Vanuatu's emperor L'empereur du Vanuatu 
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys crassicepsnative Bighead viviparous brotula  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys pigernative Whiskered viviparous brotula  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys riukiuensisnative Bigeye cusk  
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis interruptanative Long-spined glass perchlet  
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis miopsnative Flag-tailed glass perchlet  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris guttatanative Spotted prawn-goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris rubrimarginatanative Redmargin shrimpgoby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris wheelerinative Gorgeous prawn-goby  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon aureusnative Golden damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon curacaonative Staghorn damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon ternatensisnative Ternate damsel  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius decussatusnative Orange-striped goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Amioides polyacanthusnative   
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion melanopusnative Fire clownfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion ocellarisnative Clown anemonefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion perculanative Orange clownfish Clown anemonefish 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion perideraionnative Pink anemonefish  
Eupercaria/misc Labridae Anampses melanurusnative White-spotted wrasse  
Eupercaria/misc Labridae Anampses meleagridesnative Spotted wrasse  
Eupercaria/misc Labridae Anampses neoguinaicusnative New Guinea wrasse  
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla marmoratanative Giant mottled eel Namarae 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla megastomanative Polynesian longfinned eel Namarae 
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