All fishes reported from Northern Marianas Islands
n = 808 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 791 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 10 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 7 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 808 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 791 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius analisnative Tailjet frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius coccineusnative Scarlet frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius dorehensisnative New Guinean frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Takutér 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf notatusnative Yellowtail sergeant Nirék sárepwén 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Stripetailed damselfish 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Sonn 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Saowarag-tosun 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang Hugupau 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Hugupau-dankolo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Hugupao dankulo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Hamoktan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucopareiusnative Whitebar surgeonfish Modch 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Hiyuk 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Hugupau arayau amariyo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Hugupao dankulo 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Hagupau attilong 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nubilusnative Bluelined surgeon  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Hugupau galagu 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Yárengan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish Mwocchon mesániwor 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Limei 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Hugupao 
Perciformes/Serranoidei Epinephelidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula glossodontanative Roundjaw bonefish  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Yóppw 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alepes djedabanative Shrimp scad Evenbellied crevalle 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher Akno 
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Alticus arnoldorumnative Pacific leaping blenny  
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Alticus saliensnative Leaping blenny  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus monocerosnative Unicorn leatherjacket filefish  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Pariyen 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus bimaculanative Twospot hawkfish  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris fasciatanative Red-banded prawn-goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon aureusnative Golden damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon curacaonative Staghorn damselfish  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius decussatusnative Orange-striped goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion chrysopterusnative Orangefin anemonefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion clarkiinative Yellowtail clownfish  
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