List of Marine Fishes reported from Philippines
n = 3484
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Table 1: 3214 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 206 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 64 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 3484 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 4: 3484 species reported from the country/island altogether.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative Starry triggerfish Pakol 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius coccineusnative Scarlet frogfish Bantol 
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius dorehensisnative New Guinean frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius nummifernative Spotfin frogfish  
Lophiiformes Antennariidae Abantennarius rosaceusnative Spiny-tufted frogfish  
Perciformes/Scorpaenoidei Tetrarogidae Ablabys macracanthusnative Spiny waspfish  
Perciformes/Scorpaenoidei Tetrarogidae Ablabys taenianotusnative Cockatoo waspfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Salasang dilaw 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf bengalensisnative Bengal sergeant Kapal 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf lorenzinative Black-tail sergeant  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf notatusnative Yellowtail sergeant Kapal 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilismisidentification Sergeant-major Puyong dagat 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant Buring 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Kikiringan 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Amangpang 
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Kikiringan 
Acropomatiformes Hemerocoetidae Acanthaphritis barbatanative   
Eupercaria/misc Cepolidae Acanthocepola abbreviatanative Bandfish Upos-upos 
Eupercaria/misc Cepolidae Acanthocepola krusensterniinative Red-spotted bandfish  
Eupercaria/misc Cepolidae Acanthocepola limbataquestionable Blackspot bandfish  
Ovalentaria/misc Pomacentridae Acanthochromis polyacanthusnative Spiny chromis Palata 
Scombriformes Scombridae Acanthocybium solandrinative Wahoo Tangingue 
Eupercaria/misc Sparidae Acanthopagrus berdamisidentification Goldsilk seabream  
Eupercaria/misc Sparidae Acanthopagrus pacificusnative Pacific seabream Bitilya 
Ovalentaria/misc Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops echinatusnative Hiatt's longfin  
Ovalentaria/misc Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops hiattinative Hiatt's basslet  
Ovalentaria/misc Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops psilogasternative Barebelly longfin  
Perciformes/Scorpaenoidei Aploactinidae Acanthosphex leurynnisnative Wasp-spine velvetfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus achillesquestionable Achilles tang Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus albimentonative Whitechin surgeonfish Whitechin surgeonfish 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus albipectoralisquestionable Whitefin surgeonfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus auranticavusnative Orange-socket surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus barienenative Black-spot surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Labahita 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Papakol 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus fowlerinative Fowler's surgeonfish Labahita 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus gahhmquestionable Black surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus grammoptilusnative Finelined surgeonfish Komang 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus japonicusnative Japan surgeonfish Labahita 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucocheilusnative Palelipped surgeonfish Labahita 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucopareiusnative Whitebar surgeonfish Labahita 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Lapus lapus 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Saplan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Papakol 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Indangan 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Labahita 
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nubilusnative Bluelined surgeon  
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