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Common Name Scientific Name Region Note Count of Records
Amberjack, Greater Seriola dumerili worldwide   15
Amberjack, Lesser Seriola fasciata     3
Angler Lophius piscatorius E Atlantic, Mediterranean   2
Barracuda, African Sphyraena afra     1
Barracuda, Blackfin Sphyraena qenie     2
Barracuda, European Sphyraena sphyraena Atlantic, Mediterranean   (Open)
Barracuda, Great Sphyraena barracuda Indo-Pacific, Atlantic, Caribbean   9
Barracuda, Pacific Sphyraena argentea NE Pacific   1
Barracuda, Pickhandle Sphyraena jello     3
Barracuda, Yellowmouth Sphyraene viridensis     2
Bass, Barred Sand Paralabrax nebulifer NE Pacific   (Open)
Bass, Giant (Black) Sea Stereolepis gigas N Pacific   1
Bass, Kelp Paralabrax clathratus     6
Bass, Largemouth Micropterus salmoides     2
Bass, Leather Dermatolepis dermatolepis E Pacific   1
Bass, Striped Morone saxatilis NW Atlantic, NE Pacific   12
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked) Morone saxatilis (Freshwater, Landlocked)     6
Blue Warehou Seriolella brama     1
Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix worldwide except E Pacific   7
Boarfish, Giant Paristiopterus labiosus     1
Bonito, Atlantic Sarda sarda Atlantic   1
Bonito, Pacific Sarda chiliensis E Pacific   2
Bowfin Amia calva     4
Bream, Humpnose Big-Eye Monotaxis grandoculis     2
Bream, King Soldier Argyrops spinifer     1
Buffalo, Bigmouth Ictiobus cyprinellus     3
Burbot Lota lota     1
Cabezon Scorpaenichthys marmoratus NE Pacific   4
Cabrilla, Spotted Epinephelus analogus E Pacific   1
Carp, Common Cyprinus carpio     7
Carp, Grass Ctenopharyngodon idella     2
Catfish, Blue Ictalurus furcatus     1
Catfish, Channel ictalurus punctatus     3
Catfish, Flathead Plyodictis olivaris     1
Chub, Bermuda Kyphosus sectatrix W Atlantic, Caribbean   1
Cobia Rachycentron canadum worldwide except E Pacific   13
Cod, Atlantic Gadus morhua N. Atlantic   4
Cod, Paciific Gadus macrocephaleus     1
Coralgrouper, Blacksaddle Plectropomus laevis Indo-Pacific   4
Coralgrouper, Leopard Plectropomus leopardus W Pacific   4
Coralgrouper, Marbled Plectropomus punctatus     2
Coralgrouper, Spotted Plectropomus maculatus W Pacific   1
Coralgrouper, Squaretail Plectropomus areolatus     2
Croaker, Geelbeck Atractoscion aequidens E Atlantic, Indian Ocean   (Open)
Dentex, Common Dentex dentex NE Atlantic, Mediterranean   2
Dentex, Pink Dentex gibbosus E Atlantic, Mediterranean   1
Dolphinfish, Common Coryphaena hippurus worldwide   7
Drum, Black Pogonias cromis W Atlantic   6
Drum, Freshwater Aplodinotus grunniens     6
Emperor, Long Nose Lethrinus olivaceus     1
Emperor, Orange Spotted Lethrinus erythracanthus     1
Emperor, Spangled Lethrinus nebulosus     2
Flounder, Brazilian Paralichthys brasiliensis SW Atlantic   1
Flounder, Fine Paralichthys adspersus SE Pacific   (Open)
Flounder, Starry Platichthys stellatus     1
Flounder, Summer Paralichthys dentatus     4
Gar, Alligator Atractosteus spatula     1
Gar, Longnose Lepisosteus osseus     5
Goosefish (Monkfish) Lophius americanus     1
Grouper, Black Mycteroperca bonaci W Atlantic, Caribbean   15
Grouper, Broomtail Mycteroperca xenarcha E Pacific   4
Grouper, Brown Marbled Epinephelus fuscoguttatus     1
Grouper, Comb Mycteroperca acutirostris W. Atlantic   1
Grouper, Dusky Epinephelus marginatus Atlantic, Mediterranean   1
Grouper, Gag Mycteroperca microlepis W Atlantic, Caribbean   5
Grouper, Goldblotch Epinephelus costae E Atlantic, Mediterranean   1
Grouper, Goliath (Jewfish) Epinepnelus itajara     1
Grouper, Gulf Mycteroperca jordani NE Pacific   2
Grouper, Leopard Mycteroperca rosacea     8
Grouper, Malabar Epinephelus malabaricus     4
Grouper, Mottled Mycteroperca rubra     1
Grouper, Orange Spotted Epinephelus coioides     3
Grouper, Red Epinephelus morio     14
Grouper, Rock Hind Epinephelus adsensionis     2
Grouper, Sawtail Mycteroperca prionura E Pacific   2
Grouper, Scamp Myceteroperca phenax     3
Grouper, Striped-Fin Epinephelus posteli     1
Grouper, Tiger Mycteroperca tigris     4
Grouper, Warsaw Epinephelus nigritus W Atlantic, Caribbean   3
Grouper, White Epinephelus aeneus E Atlantic, Mediterranean   1
Grouper, White Blotched Epinephelus multinotatus     1
Grouper, Yellowfin Mycteroperca venenosa     6
Grouper, Yellowmouth Mycteroperca interstitialis     3
Grunt, Burrito Anisotremus interruptus E Pacific   (Open)
Grunter, Smallspotted Pomadasys commersonnii     1
Halfmoon, Southern Medialuna ancietae SE Pacific   (Open)
Halibut, Atlantic Hippoglossus hippoglossus     1
Halibut, California Paralichthys californicus NE Pacific   2
Halibut, Cortez Paralichthys aestuarius Gulf of California   (Open)
Halibut, Pacific Hippoglossus stenolepis NE Pacific   (Open)
Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus W Atlantic, Caribbean   11
Hogfish, Barred Bodianus scrofa NE Atlantic   1
Jack, Almaco Seriola rivoliana worldwide   8
Jack, Black Caranx lugubris worldwide   7
Jack, Crevalle Caranx hippos W Atlantic, Caribbean   9
Jack, Crevalle, Pacific Caranx caninus     3
Jack, Horse-Eye Caranx latus W Atlantic, Caribbean   12
Jack, Longfin Crevalle Caranx fischeri     2
Jack, Yellow Caranx bartholomaei W Atlantic, Caribbean   6
Jobfish, Green Aprion virescens     6
Jobfish, Rusty Aphareus rutilans     1
Knifejaw, Spotted Oplegnathus punctatus     6
Leerfish Lichia amia E Atlantic, Mediterranean   2
Lingcod Ophiodon elongatus NE Pacific   6
Little Tunny Euthynnus alletteratus     3
Lyretail Grouper, Yellowedged Variola louti     1
Mackerel, Cero Scomberomorus regalis W Atlantic, Caribbean   6
Mackerel, King Scomberomorus cavalla Atlantic, Caribbean   6
Mackerel, Narrowbarred Spanish Scomberomorus commerson W Indo-Pacific, SE Atlantic   2
Margate, Black Anisotremus surinamensis W Atlantic, Caribbean   4
Margate, White Haemulon album     5
Marlin, Black Makaira indica worldwide   4
Marlin, Blue Makaira nigricans     2
Marlin, Blue Indo-Pacific Makaira mazara     2
Marlin, Striped Tetrapturus audax Pacific, Indian   7
Marlin, White Tetrapturus albidus     2
Meagre Argyrosomus regius E Atlantic, Mediterranean   (Open)
Meagre, Brown Sciaena umbra E Atlantic, Mediterranean   (Open)
Milkfish Chanos chanos Indo-Pacific   4
Mulloway Argyrosomus japonicus W Indo-Pacific   3
Muskellunge, Tiger Esox masquinongy X Esox lucius     3
Needlefish, Mexican Tylosurus crocodilus fodiator     1
Paddlefish, American Polyodon spathula   Freshwater 1
Parrotfish, Azure Scarus compressus     2
Parrotfish, Blue Scarus coerulus W Atlantic, Caribbean   1
Parrotfish, Blue-barred Scarus ghobban     2
Parrotfish, Bumphead Scarus perrico E Pacific   4
Parrotfish, Ember Scarus rubroviolaceus Indo-Pacific, E Central Pacific   1
Parrotfish, Green Humphead Bolbometopon muricatum Indo-Pacific   1
Parrotfish, Midnight Scarus coelestinus     4
Parrotfish, Rainbow Scarus guacamaia W Atlantic, Caribbean   4
Parrotfish, Singapore Scarus prasiognathus     1
Parrotfish, Spectacled Chlorurus perspicillatus     1
Permit Trachinotus falcatus W Atlantic, Caribbean   11
Pike, Northern Esox lucius     3
Plaice Pleuronectes platessa NE Atlantic, Mediterranean   (Open)
Pollack Pollachius pollachius NE Atlantic   1
Pollock Pollachius virens N Atlantic   (Open)
Pompano, African Alectis ciliaris worldwide   13
Pompano, Blackblotch Trachinotus kennedyi     1
Pompano, Florida Trachinotus carolinus     1
Pompano, Shortfin Trachinotus teraia     (Open)
Pompano, Snubnose Trachinotus blochii Indo-Pacific   1
Porgy, Jolthead Calamus bajonado     4
Porgy, Red Pagrus pagrus     (Open)
Porgy, Red Pagrus pagrus     1
Porgy, Red Pagrus pagrus     (Open)
Porgy, Sheepshead Calamus penna W Atlantic, Caribbean   2
Queenfish, Talang Scomberoides commersonnianus Indo-W Pacific   1
Rockfish, Vermillion Sebastes miniatus     2
Roosterfish Nematistius pectoralis     4
Rubberlip, Barred Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus     2
Runner, Blue Caranx crysos Atlantic, Caribbean   1
Runner, Rainbow Elagatis bipinnulata     4
Sailfish, Atlantic Istiophorus albicans     3
Sailfish, Pacific Istiophorus platypterus     2
Salmon, Chinook Oncorhynchus tshawytscha     4
Sandperch, Argentinian Pseudopercis semifasciata     (Open)
Sandperch, Chilean Pinguipes chilensis SE Pacific   (Open)
Seabass, European Dicentrarchus labrax E Atlantic, Mediterranean   2
Seabass, White Atractoscion nobilis NE Pacific   8
Seabream, Gilthead Sparus aurata E Atlantic, Mediterranean   1
Shark, Blue Prionace glauca     1
Shark, Gray Reef Carcharhinus menisorrah     1
Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Sphyna lewini     1
Shark, Swellshark Cephaloscyllium ventriosum     1
Shark, Whitetip Triaenodon obesus     1
Sharpsnout Seabream Diplodus puntazzo     1
Sharpsnout Seabream Diplodus puntazzo     (Open)
Sheephead, California Semicossyphus pulcher NE Pacific   6
Sheepshead, Atlantic Archosargus probatocephalus W Atlantic, Caribbean   4
Shortfin Pompano Trachinotus teraia     (Open)
Shortfin Pompano Trachinotus teraia     1
Silver Redhorse Moxostoma anisurum     2
Silver Seabream Pagrus auratus     4
Skate, Big Raja binoculata     1
Snapper, African Brown Lutjanus Dentatus     3
Snapper, African Red Lutjanus agennes     1
Snapper, Atlantic Cubera Lutjanus cyanopterus W Atlantic, Caribbean   7
Snapper, Black and White Macolor niger     1
Snapper, Colorado Lutjanus colorado E Pacific   3
Snapper, Dog Lutjanus jocu W Atlantic, Caribbean   14
Snapper, Emperor Red Lutjanus sebae     2
Snapper, Gray (Mangrove) Lutjanus griseus W Atlantic, Caribbean   9
Snapper, Gray x Cubera hybrid Lutjanus griseus x cyanopterus hybird     1
Snapper, Humphead Lutjanus sanguineus     1
Snapper, Mexican Barred Hoplopagrus guentheri E Pacific   8
Snapper, Midnight Macolor macularis     1
Snapper, Mullet Lutjanus aratus E Pacific   5
Snapper, Mutton Lutjanus analis W Atlantic, Caribbean   13
Snapper, Northern Red Lutjanus campechanus W Atlantic   9
Snapper, Pacific Cubera Lutjanus novemfasciatus E Pacific   9
Snapper, Pacific Red Lutjanus peru E Pacific   6
Snapper, Papuan Black Lutjanus goldiei     1
Snapper, Red Emperor Lutjanus sebae     1
Snapper, Red Two Spot Lutjanus bohar     4
Snapper, River Lutjanus argentimaculatus     2
Snapper, Scribbled Lutjanus rivulatus     2
Snapper, Yellow Lutianus argentiventris     2
Snook, Black Centropomus nigrescens E Pacific   7
Snook, Common Centropomus undecimalis     1
Spadefish, Atlantic Chaetodipterus faber     4
Spearfish, Mediterranean Tetrapturus belone Mediterranean   (Open)
Spearfish, Shortbill Tetrapturus angustirostris worldwide   1
Stingray, Short-tail Dasyatis brevicaudata     1
Sucker, Utah Catostomus ardens     1
Sunfish, Ocean Mola mola worldwide   1
Surgeonfish, Yellowtail Prionurus punctatus E Central Pacific   1
Sweetlips, Brown Plectorhinchus gibbosus     2
Sweetlips, Giant Plectorhinchus albovittatus     3
Sweetlips, Harlequin Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides     2
Tarpon Megalops atlanticus Atlantic, Caribbean, E Central Pacific   1
Tautog Tautoga onitis NW Atlantic   7
Threadfin, Giant African Polydactylus quadrifilis     1
Threadfish, Indian Alectis indicus     2
Tiliapia Oreochromis spp.     1
Totuava Totoaba macdonaldi     1
Trevally, Bigeye Caranx sexfasciatus     2
Trevally, Bluefin Caranx melampygus Indo-Pacific   3
Trevally, Giant Caranx ignobilis Indo-Pacific   6
Trevally, Golden Gnathanodeon speciosus     5
Trevally, Hybrid Caranx ignobilis x C. melampygus     1
Trevally, Island Carangoides orthogrammus Indo-Pacific, E Central Pacific   2
Trevally, White Pseudocaranx dentex Atlantic, Mediterranean, Indo-Pacific   3
Trevally, Yellowspotted Carangoides fulvoguttatus     2
Triggerfish, Blunthead Pseudobalistes naufragium E Pacific   6
Triggerfish, Ocean Canthidermis sufflamen     6
Tripletail Lobotes surinamensis worldwide   8
Tripletail, Pacific Lobotes pacificus     2
Trout, Brown Salmo trutta     1
Trout, Mackinaw Salvelinus namaycush     1
Trout, Splake Salvelinua namaycush x fontinalis     2
Tuna, Albacore Thunnus alalunga worldwide   4
Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin Thunnus thynnus     1
Tuna, Bigeye Thunnus obesus Atlantic, Indian, Pacific   3
Tuna, Black Skipjack Euthynnus lineatus E Pacific   1
Tuna, Blackfin Thunnus atlanticus W Atlantic   6
Tuna, Dogtooth Gymnosarda unicolor Indo-Pacific   5
Tuna, Kawakawa Euthynnus affinis     1
Tuna, Pacific Bluefin Thunnus orientalis     2
Tuna, Skipjack Katsuwonus pelamis worldwide   1
Tuna, Southern Bluefin Thunnus maccoyi     2
Tuna, Yellowfin Thunnus albacares worldwide   11
Tuskfish, Blackspot Choerodon schoenleinii     1
Vieja, Black Graus nigra SE Pacific   (Open)
Wahoo Acanthocybium solandri Worldwide   7
Walleye Stizostedion vitreum     4
Weakfish, Gray Cynoscion regalis     1
Weakfish, Peruvian Cynoscion analis E Pacific   (Open)
Weakfish, Stolzmannā€™s Cynoscion stolzmanni E Pacific   (Open)
Wiper Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis     3
Wolf Eel Anarrhichthys ocellatus     1
Wrasse, Ballan Labrus bergylta E. Atlantic   (Open)
Wrasse, Galapagos Sheephead Semicossyphus darwini SE Pacific   (Open)
Wrasse, Humphead Cheilinus undulatus     1
Yellowtail Corvina Cynoscion stolzmanni     3
Yellowtail, Northern Seriola lalandi dorsalis NE Pacific   10
Yellowtail, S Atlantic/African Seriola lalandi lalandi S Atlantic, SW Indian   2
Yellowtail, S Pacific Seriola lalandi grandis S Pacific   8