All fishes reported from Samoa
n = 1012 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 967 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 36 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 9 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1012 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 4: 1012 species reported from the country/island altogether.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish A'u 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf bengalensisnative Bengal sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant Mutu 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Mamo 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Mutu 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Mamo 
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Paala 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang Kolama 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus albipectoralisnative Whitefin surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus auranticavusnative Orange-socket surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Maogo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Alogo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Gaitolama 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Pone-i'usina 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Ponepone 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Ponepone 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Afinamea 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Pone-i'usama 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish Pone-i'usina 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Manini 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius nebulosusnative Shadow goby Mano'o-gatala 
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinarinative Whitespotted eagle ray Fai-manu 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Noasami 
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Alticus arnoldorumnative Pacific leaping blenny  
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny Mano'o-papa 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Falala 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish Pa'umalo 
Ovalentaria/misc Ambassidae Ambassis miopsnative Flag-tailed glass perchlet Lafa 
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus bimaculanative Twospot hawkfish La'o 
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus unimaculanative  La'o 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris fasciatanative Red-banded prawn-goby Mano'o-popo 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris guttatanative Spotted prawn-goby Mano'o-popo 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris periophthalmanative Periophthalma prawn-goby Mano'o-popo 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby Mano'o-popo 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella Pelupelu 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon aureusnative Golden damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon curacaonative Staghorn damselfish Tu'u'u 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon leucogasternative Yellowbelly damselfish Tu'u'u-mamo 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon orbicularisnative   
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius nocturnusnative Nocturn goby Mano'o 
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby Mano'o-fugafuga 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish Tu'u'u-lumane 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion melanopusmisidentification Fire clownfish Tu'u'u-lumane 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion pacificusnative Pacific anemonefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion perideraionnative Pink anemonefish Tu'u'u-lumane 
Eupercaria/misc Labridae Anampses caeruleopunctatusnative Bluespotted wrasse Sugale-mafalaugutu 
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