All fishes reported from Nauru
n = 87 (Incomplete)
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Table 1: 86 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 1 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 87 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 86 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Tetraodontiformes Balistidae Abalistes stellatusnative Starry triggerfish  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuridae Acanthurus matanative Elongate surgeonfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Aphareus furcanative Small toothed jobfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Aphareus rutilansnative Rusty jobfish  
Acanthuriformes Pomacanthidae Apolemichthys griffisinative Griffis angelfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Aprion virescensnative Green jobfish  
Eupercaria/misc Caesionidae Caesio caerulaureanative Blue and gold fusilier  
Eupercaria/misc Caesionidae Caesio teresnative Yellow and blueback fusilier  
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides chrysophrysnative Longnose trevally  
Carangiformes Carangidae Carangoides malabaricusnative Malabar trevally  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchosnative Blacktail reef shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus longimanusnative Oceanic whitetip shark  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterusnative Blacktip reef shark  
Eupercaria/misc Scaridae Cetoscarus ocellatusnative Spotted parrotfish  
Centrarchiformes Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus pinnulatusnative Stocky hawkfish  
Carangiformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselisnative Pompano dolphinfish  
Carangiformes Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurusnative Common dolphinfish  
Acanthuriformes Drepaneidae Drepane punctatanative Spotted sicklefish  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Encrasicholina punctifernative Buccaneer anchovy  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Etelis carbunculusnative Deep-water red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Etelis radiosusnative Pale snapper  
Carcharhiniformes Galeocerdonidae Galeocerdo cuviernative Tiger shark  
Scombriformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  
Carangiformes Carangidae Gnathanodon speciosusnative Golden trevally  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Gnathodentex aureolineatusnative Striped large-eye bream  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Gymnocranius grandoculisnative Blue-lined large-eye bream  
Acanthuriformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus acuminatusnative Pennant coralfish  
Acanthuriformes Chaetodontidae Heniochus monocerosnative Masked bannerfish  
Eupercaria/misc Priacanthidae Heteropriacanthus cruentatusnative Glasseye  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako  
Scombriformes Scombridae Katsuwonus pelamisnative Skipjack tuna  
Carangaria/misc Latidae Lates calcarifernative Barramundi  
Scombriformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  
Eupercaria/misc Scaridae Leptoscarus vaigiensisnative Marbled parrotfish  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus amboinensisnative Ambon emperor  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus erythracanthusnative Orange-spotted emperor  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus lentjannative Pink ear emperor  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus obsoletusnative Orange-striped emperor  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus olivaceusnative Longface emperor  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus rubrioperculatusnative Spotcheek emperor  
Eupercaria/misc Lethrinidae Lethrinus semicinctusnative Black blotch emperor  
Acanthuriformes Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensisnative Tripletail  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Lutjanus boharnative Two-spot red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Lutjanus fulvusnative Blacktail snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Lutjanus gibbusnative Humpback red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Lutjanus kasmiranative Common bluestripe snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Lutjanus monostigmanative One-spot snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Lutjanus vittanative Brownstripe red snapper  
Eupercaria/misc Lutjanidae Macolor nigernative Black and white snapper  
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