All fishes reported from Palau
n = 1597 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 1554 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 32 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 11 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1597 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1554 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellarisnative Starry triggerfish  
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative   
Perciformes/Scorpaenoidei Tetrarogidae Ablabys taenianotusnative Cockatoo waspfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf bengalensisnative Bengal sergeant Kllibei 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf lorenzinative Black-tail sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf notatusnative Yellowtail sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Kllibei 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Keskas 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus barienenative Black-spot surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Isaseb 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus japonicusnative Japan surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucocheilusnative Palelipped surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Alogo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Chesengl 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Urur 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Masch 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Masch 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Kalelaumai 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Uais 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish Esengel 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Chelas 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Palagi 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius caninusnative Tropical sand goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius janthinopterusnative Robust mangrove goby  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Acentronura gracilissimanative Bastard seahorse  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acreichthys tomentosusnative Bristle-tail file-fish  
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus strigatusnative Razorfish Kobesos 
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper Chubei 
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray Chochaio 
Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae Aetomylaeus maculatusnative Mottled eagle ray  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Suld 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Ulekreoul 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys crassicepsnative Bighead viviparous brotula  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Lung 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis buruensisnative Buru glass perchlet  
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