All fishes reported from Tonga
n = 1175 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 1143 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: 13 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1175 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1143 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  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant  
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Valu louniu 
Ovalentaria/misc Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops nakanative Tongan spiny basslet Tongan spiny basslet 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesnative Achilles tang  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus albipectoralisnative Whitefin surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Palangi 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Palangi 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Pone tuhi 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Palangi 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Palangi 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Pone 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Manini 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Palangi 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acreichthys tomentosusnative Bristle-tail file-fish  
Myliobatiformes Aetobatidae Aetobatus ocellatusnative Ocellated eagle ray  
Carangiformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys crassicepsnative Bighead viviparous brotula  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys pigernative Whiskered viviparous brotula  
Ophidiiformes Dinematichthyidae Alionematichthys winterbottominative   
Blenniiformes Blenniidae Alticus sertatusnative Garlanded rockskipper  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Aluterus scriptusnative Scribbled leatherjacket filefish Papae 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Amanses scopasnative Broom filefish  
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus bimaculanative Twospot hawkfish  
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Amblycirrhitus unimaculanative   
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris fasciatanative Red-banded prawn-goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris guttatanative Spotted prawn-goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris periophthalmanative Periophthalma prawn-goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblyeleotris steinitzinative Steinitz' prawn-goby  
Clupeiformes Dorosomatidae Amblygaster clupeoidesnative Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella  
Clupeiformes Dorosomatidae Amblygaster sirmnative Spotted sardinella  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon aureusnative Golden damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon curacaonative Staghorn damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon melanopterusendemic   
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblyglyphidodon orbicularisnative   
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius nocturnusnative Nocturn goby  
Gobiiformes Gobiidae Amblygobius phalaenanative Whitebarred goby  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amblypomacentrus tricinctusnative Threeband damselfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Amphiprion akindynosnative Barrier reef anemonefish  
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