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