All fishes reported from Tokelau
n = 118 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 118 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 118 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 118 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Paala 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish Utu 
Carangiformes Carangidae Atule matenative Yellowtail scad  
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Brachysomophis crocodilinusnative Crocodile snake eel  
Eupercaria/misc Caesionidae Caesio teresnative Yellow and blueback fusilier  
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides ferdaunative Blue trevally Pakeva 
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides gymnostethusnative Bludger  
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides hedlandensisnative Bumpnose trevally  
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides oblongusnative Coachwhip trevally  
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides orthogrammusnative Island trevally Alaala 
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides plagiotaenianative Barcheek trevally  
Carangiformes Carangidae Caranx ignobilisnative Giant trevally Wadhan 
Carangiformes Carangidae Caranx melampygusnative Bluefin trevally Aheu 
Carangiformes Carangidae Caranx sexfasciatusnative Bigeye trevally Bila-bila 
Carangiformes Carangidae Caranx tillenative Tille trevally  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark Kili 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark Kili 
Acanthuriformes Pomacanthidae Centropyge bicolornative Bicolor angelfish  
Eupercaria/misc Scaridae Cetoscarus ocellatusnative Spotted parrotfish  
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus pinnulatusnative Stocky hawkfish Patuki 
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Cirripectes variolosusnative Red-speckled blenny  
Carangiformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Carangiformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish Mahimahi 
Carangiformes Carangidae Decapterus macrosomanative Shortfin scad Uli 
Scombriformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar  
Carangiformes Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulatanative Rainbow runner Kamei 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina punctifernative Buccaneer anchovy Nefu 
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Epinephelus melanostigmanative One-blotch grouper Katakata 
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Etelis radiosusnative Pale snapper Palu ave 
Scombriformes Scombridae Euthynnus affinisnative Kawakawa Kavalau 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark Kanaelauvaka 
Scombriformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Gnathodentex aureolineatusnative Striped large-eye bream  
Scombriformes Scombridae Grammatorcynus bilineatusnative Double-lined mackerel Atualo 
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Gymnocranius grandoculisnative Blue-lined large-eye bream  
Acanthuriformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus monocerosnative Masked bannerfish  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatusnative Bluestripe herring  
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Istiblennius edentulusnative Rippled rockskipper  
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Istiblennius lineatusnative Lined rockskipper  
Carangiformes Istiophoridae Istiompax indicanative Black marlin Tiuvaka 
Carangiformes Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterusnative Indo-Pacific sailfish Tuaniu 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Carangiformes Istiophoridae Kajikia audaxnative Striped marlin  
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