Reef-associated Fishes Occurring reported from Philippines
n = 1883
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Table 1: 1763 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 106 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 14 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 1883 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 1763 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative  Starry triggerfish 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Ablabys macracanthusnative Spiny waspfish  
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Ablabys taenianotusnative Cockatoo waspfish  
Beloniformes Belonidae Ablennes hiansnative Flat needlefish Salasang dilaw 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf bengalensisnative Bengal sergeant Kapal 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf lorenzinative Black-tail sergeant  
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf notatusnative Yellowtail sergeant Kapal 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf septemfasciatusnative Banded sergeant Buring 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sexfasciatusnative Scissortail sergeant Kikiringan 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf sordidusnative Blackspot sergeant Amangpang 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Abudefduf vaigiensisnative Indo-Pacific sergeant Kikiringan 
Perciformes Pomacentridae Acanthochromis polyacanthusnative Spiny chromis Palata 
Perciformes Plesiopidae Acanthoplesiops hiattinative Hiatt's basslet  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus albimentonative Whitechin surgeonfish Whitechin surgeonfish 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus auranticavusnative Orange-socket surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus barienenative Black-spot surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus blochiinative Ringtail surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus dussumierinative Eyestripe surgeonfish Papakol 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus fowlerinative Fowler's surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus grammoptilusnative Finelined surgeonfish Komang 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus guttatusnative Whitespotted surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus japonicusnative Japan surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucocheilusnative Palelipped surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus leucopareiusnative Whitebar surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus lineatusnative Lined surgeonfish Lapus lapus 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus maculicepsnative White-freckled surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish Saplan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricansnative Whitecheek surgeonfish Papakol 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigricaudanative Epaulette surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrofuscusnative Brown surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nigrorisnative Bluelined surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus nubilusnative Bluelined surgeon  
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus olivaceusnative Orangespot surgeonfish Tarian 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus pyroferusnative Chocolate surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus thompsoninative Thompson's surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus triostegusnative Convict surgeonfish Indangan 
Perciformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus xanthopterusnative Yellowfin surgeonfish Labahita 
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius janthinopterusnative Robust mangrove goby Bia 
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius nebulosusnative Shadow goby Biyang dagat 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Acentronura tentaculatanative Shortpouch pygmy pipehorse  
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acreichthys radiatusnative Radial leatherjacket Papakol 
Tetraodontiformes Monacanthidae Acreichthys tomentosusnative Bristle-tail file-fish Kakaniten 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Aeoliscus strigatusnative Razorfish Isdang sikwan 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Aesopia cornutanative Unicorn sole Darapa 
Perciformes Serranidae Aethaloperca rogaanative Redmouth grouper Kubing 
Perciformes Microdesmidae Aioliops brachypterusnative Shortfin minidartfish  
Perciformes Microdesmidae Aioliops megastigmanative Bigspot minidartfish  
Albuliformes Albulidae Albula vulpesnative Bonefish Bidbid 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis ciliarisnative African pompano Damis-lawin 
Perciformes Carangidae Alectis indicanative Indian threadfish Talakitok salamin 
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