Pelagic Fishes Occurring reported from Philippines
n = 235
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Table 1: 214 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: 2 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 235 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 214 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Tangingue 
Eupercaria/misc Sparidae Acanthopagrus pacificusnative Pacific seabream Bitilya 
Ovalentaria/misc Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops echinatusnative Hiatt's longfin  
Acropomatiformes Acropomatidae Acropoma boholensisnative Big-headed lanternbelly Big-headed lanternbelly 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alepes melanopteranative Blackfin scad Salay-salay 
Carangiformes Carangidae Alepes varinative Herring scad Salay-salay 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias pelagicusnative Pelagic thresher Pating 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias superciliosusnative Bigeye thresher Pating 
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Pating 
Clupeiformes Dorosomatidae Amblygaster leiogasternative Smoothbelly sardinella Tamban 
Clupeiformes Dorosomatidae Anodontostoma chacundanative Chacunda gizzard shad Balotabid 
Clupeiformes Dorosomatidae Anodontostoma selangkatnative Indonesian gizzard shad  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogonichthyoides cathetogrammanative   
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogonichthyoides uninotatusnative Onespot cardinalfish  
Kurtiformes Apogonidae Apogonichthys landoninative   
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Arothron multilineatusnative Many-lined pufferfish Burereng 
Carangiformes Carangidae Atropus atroposnative Cleftbelly trevally Salay-salay buntutan 
Carangiformes Carangidae Atropus aurochsnative Silvermouth trevally Damis lawin 
Scombriformes Scombridae Auxis rocheinative Bullet tuna Aloy 
Scombriformes Scombridae Auxis thazardnative Frigate tuna Ilason 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys distofaxnative   
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys pyrsobolusnative Fiery lanternfish  
Perciformes/Scorpaenoidei Scorpaenidae Brachypterois serrulifernative Sawmaxilla scorpionfish Sawmaxilla scorpionfish 
Scombriformes Bramidae Brama japonicanative Pacific pomfret Tabas 
Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Bregmaceros japonicusnative Japanese codlet  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoidesnative Graceful shark Pating 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark Pating 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark Pating 
Beryciformes Cetomimidae Cetomimoides parrinative   
Acropomatiformes Champsodontidae Champsodon longipinnisnative   
Acropomatiformes Champsodontidae Champsodon nudivittisnative   
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon abeinative Abe's flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon arcticepsnative White-finned flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon atrisignisnative Glider flyingfish Balang 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon cyanopterusnative Margined flyingfish Bolador 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon furcatusnative Spotfin flyingfish Bolador 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon intermediusnative Intermediate flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon katoptronnative Indonesian flyingfish Iliw 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon nigricansnative Blacksail flyingfish Bolador 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon spilopterusnative Manyspotted flyingfish  
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cheilopogon unicolornative Limpid-wing flyingfish Bangsi 
Perciformes/Serranoidei Serranidae Chelidoperca santosinative Pogi perchlet  
Clupeiformes Chirocentridae Chirocentrus nudusnative Whitefin wolf-herring Parang-parang 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala ornataintroduced Clown featherback  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Chrysiptera chrysocephalanative  Palata 
Carangiformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish Dolpin 
Carangiformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish Dorado 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus hexazonanative Darkbar flyingfish Iliw 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus oligolepisnative Largescale flyingfish Lawin 
Beloniformes Exocoetidae Cypselurus opisthopusnative Black-finned flyingfish Iliw 
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