BONY FISH
ANGELFISH
French Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Rock Beauty
Grey Angelfish
BARRACUDAS
Great Barracuda
Southern Sennet
BASSES SEA
Mutton Hamlet
Harlequin Bass
BASSLET
Fairy Basslet
BATFISH
Shortnose Batfish
BIGEYES
Atlantic Bigeye
Glasseye Snapper
BLENNIES - COMBTOOTH
Atlantic Oyster Blenny
Redlip Blenny
BLENNIES - SCALY
Imitator Blenny
Saddled Blenny
Rosy Blenny
Goldline Blenny
Dusky Blenny
Diamond Blenny
Masquerader Blenny
Hairy Blenny
Puffcheek Blenny

Brokenbar Blenny

BLENNIES - TUBE
Spinyhead Blenny
Papillose Blenny
BONEFISHES

Bonefish
BOXFISH/ COWFISH
Honeycomb Cowfish

BUTTERFLYFISHES
Banded Butterflyfish

Foureye Butterflyfish
Longsnout Butterflyfish
Reef Butterflyfish
Spotfin Butterflyfish

CARDINALFISH
Flamefish
Belted Cardinalfish
Freckled Cardinalfish
Barred Cardinalfish

CHUBS

Bermuda Chub
Brassy Chub

CICHLIDS
Redbreast Tilapia
DAMSELFISHES
Beaugregory
Bicolor Damselfish
Cocoa Damselfish
Threespot Damselfish

Dusky Damselfish
Longfin Damselfish
Yellowtail damselfish
Blue Chromis
Brown Chromis
Sergeant Major
Night Sergeant
DOLPHIN FISH
Dolphin/ Mahi Mahi
DRUMS
High Hat
Spotted Drum
EELS - FRESHWATER
American Eel
EELS - GARDEN/ CONGER
Brown Garden
EELS - MORAY
Chain Moray
Goldentail Moray
Green Moray
Purplemouth moray
Spotted Moray
EELS - SNAKE
Goldspotted Eel
Key Worm Eel
Sharptail Eel
FILEFISHES
Orange Spotted Filefish
Scrawled Filefish
White Spotted Filefish
Slender Filefish
FLOUNDERS
Peacock Flounder
FROGFISHES
Sargassumfish
GOATFISH
Spotted
Yellow
GOBIES
Rusty Goby
Sharknose Goby
Shortstripe Goby
Colon Goby
Bridled Goby
Sand Canyon Goby
Pallid Goby
Masked Goby

Crested Goby
Goldspot Goby
Checkerboard Frillfin

GROUPERS/ SOAPFISHES
Coney
Graysby
Nassau Grouper
Rock Hind
Red Hind
Yellowfin Grouper
GRUNTS
Boga
Caesar Grunt
French Grunt
Smallmouth Grunt
Striped Grunt
Tomtate
White Grunt
White Margate
Bluestriped Grunt
Porkfish
Black Margate
GURNARDS (FLYING)
Flying Gurnard
HALFBEAKS
Ballyhoo
HAMLETS
Butter Hamlet
Barred Hamlet
Black Hamlet*
HAWKFISHES
Redspotted Hawkfish
HERRINGS
Redear Herring
False/ Scaled Herring (Sardine)

JACKS
Almaco Jack
Bar Jack
Black jack
Blue Runner
Crevalle Jack
Horse-Eye Jack
Rainbow Runner
Yellow Jack
OTHER CARANGIDS
Leatherjacket
Lookdown Pompano
Permit
Bigeye Scad
Mackerel Scad























JAWFISHES
Yellowhead Jawfish
Mottled Jawfish
LADYFISHES
Southern Ladyfish
LIZARDFISHES
Sand Diver
Inshore Lizardfish
MOJARRAS
Yellowfin Mojarra
Bigeye Mojarra
Mottled Mojarra
MULLET
White Mullet

NEEDLEFISHES
Houndfish
Keeltail Needlefish
PARROTFISHES
Bucktooth Parrotfish
Princess Parrotfish
Queen Parrotfish
Rainbow Parrotfish
Redband Parrotfish
Redtail Parrotfish
Stoplight Parrotfish
Striped Parrotfish
Yellowtail Parrotfish
PORCUPINEFISHES
Porcupinefish
Balloonfish
Web Burrfish

Bridled Burrfish
PORGIES
Western Atlantic
Sea Bream
Jolthead Porgy
Pluma Porgy
Saucereye Porgy

PUFFERFISHES
Checkered Puffer
Bandtail Puffer
Sharpnose Puffer
REMORAS
Sharksucker
Whitefin Sharksucker
SCORPION/ LION FISHES
Spotted Scorpionfish
Plumed Scorpionfish
Lionfish
SEAHORSE/ PIPEFISHES
Longsnout Seahorse
Shortfin Pipefish
SILVERSIDES
Reef Silverside
Hardhead Silverside
SNAPPERS
Cubera Snapper
Dog Snapper
Mahogony Snapper
Grey Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Schoolmaster
Blackfin Snapper
Lane Snapper

Yellowtail Snapper
SNOOKS
Common Snook
SOAPFISHES
Spotted Soapfish
Greater Soapfish
SOLDIER/ SQUIRRELFISHES
Blackbar Soldierfish
Dusky Squirrelfish
Reef Squirrelfish
Longjaw Squirrelfish
Longspine Squirrelfish
Squirrelfish
SPADEFISHES
Atlantic
STARGAZER - SAND
Sand/ Boehlke's Sand Stargazer

SURGEONFISHES
Blue Tang
Ocean Surgeonfish
Doctorfish
SWEEPERS
Glassy Sweeper
TARPONS
Atlantic Tarpon
TILEFISH
Sand Tilefish
TRIGGERFISHES
Black Durgon
Ocean Triggerfish
Queen Triggerfish
TRIPLETAILS
Atlantic Tripletail

TRUMPETFISHES
Trumpetfish
TRUNKFISHES
Buffalo Trunkfish
Smooth Trunkfish
Spotted trunkish
TUNA/ MACKERELS
King Mackerel/ Kingfish
Cero
WRASSES
Blackear Wrasse
Bluehead Wrasse
Creole Wrasse
Green Razorfish
Pearly Razorfish
Puddingwife
Hogfish
Spanish Hogfish
Yellowhead Wrasse
Clown Wrasse
Slippery Dick



CARTILAGENOUS
FISH

Southern Stingray
Yellow Stingray
Spotted Eagle Ray
Nurse Shark
Reef Shark
OPISTOGNATHIDAE
Opistognathus aurifrons
Opisthognathus maxillosus

ELOPIDAE
Elops smithi
SYNDONTIDAE
Synodus intermedius
Synodus foetens

GERRIDAE
Gerres cinereus
Eucinostomus havana
Eucinostomus lefroyi

MUGILIDAE
Mugil curema
BELONIDAE

Tylosurus crocodilus
Platybelone argalus
SCARIDAE
Sparisoma radians
Scarus taeniopterus
Scarus vetula
Scarus guacamala
Sparisoma aurofrenatum
Sparisoma crysopterum
Sparisoma viride
Scarus iseri
Sparisoma rubripinne

DIODONTIDAE
Diodon hystrix
Diodon holocanthus
Chilomycterus antillarum
Chilomycterus antennatus

SPARIDAE
Archosargus rhomboidalis
Calamus bajonado
Calamus pennatula
Calamus calamus

TETRAODONTIDAE
Sphoeroides testudineus
Sphoeroides spengleri
Canthigaster rostrata

ECHENEIDAE
Echeneis naucrates
Echeneis neucratoides

SCORPAENIDAE
Scorpaena plumieri
Scorpaena grandicornis
Pterois volitans & miles

SYNGNATHIDAE
Hippocampus reidi
Cosmocampus elucens

ATHERINIDAE
Hypoatherina harringtonensis
Atherinomorus stipes

LUTJANIDAE
Lutjanus cyanopterus
Lutjanus jocu
Lutjanus mahogoni

Lutjanus griseus
Lutjanus analis
Lutjanus apodus
Lutjanus buccanella
Lutjanus synagris
Ocyurus chrysurus

CENTROPOMIDAE
Centropomus undecimalis
SERRANIDAE
Rypticus subbifrenatus
Rypticus
saponaceus
HOLOCENTRIDAE

Myripristis jacobus
Neoniphon vexillarium
Neoniphon coruscum
Flameo marianus
Holocentrus rufus
Holocentrus adscensionis

EPHIPPIDAE

Chaetodipterus faber
DACTYLOSCOPIDAE
Dactylagnus tridigitatus/ boehlkei
ACANTHURIDAE
Acanthurus coeruleus
Acanthurus bahianus
Acanthurus chirurgus

PEMPHERIDAE
Pempheris schomburgkii
MEGALOPIDAE
Megalops atlanticus
MALACANTHIDAE
Malacanthus plumieri
BALISTIDAE
Melichthys niger
Canthidermis sufflamen
Batistes vetula

LOBOTIDAE
Lobotes surinamensis
AULOSTOMIDAE

Aulostomus maculatus
OSTRACIIDAE
Lactophrys trigonus
Lactophrys triqueter
Lactophrys bicaudalis

SCOMBRIDAE
Scomberomorus cavalla
Scomberomorus regalis

LABRIDAE
Halichoeres poeyi
Thalassoma bifasciatum
Clepticus parrae
Xyrichtys splendens
Xyrichtys novacula
Halichoeres radiatus
Lachnolaimus maximus
Bodianus rufus
Halichoeres gamoti
Halichoeres maculipinna
Halichoeres bivittatus



ELASMOBRANCHS

Dasyatis americana
Urobatis jamaicensis
Aetobatus narinari
Ginglymostoma cirratum
Carcharhinus perezii

Fish Species confirmed to date
213
= TELEOSTS
POMACANTHIDAE
Pomacanthus paru
Holacanthus ciliaris
Holacanthus tricolor
Pomacanthus arcuatus

SPHYRAENIDAE
Sphyraena barracuda
Sphyraena picudilla

SERRANIDAE
Alphestes afer
Serranus tigrinus

GRAMMATIDAE
Gramma loreta
OGCOCEPHALIDAE
Ogcocephalus nasutus
PRIACANTHIDAE

Priacanthus arenatus
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus
BLENNIIDAE
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis
Ophioblennius macclurei
LABRISOMIDAE
Malacoctenus erdmani
Malacoctenus triangulatus
Malacocentrus macropus
Malacoctenus aurolineatus
Malacoctenus gilli
Malacoctenus boehlkei
Labrisomus conditus
Labrisomus nuchipinnis
Labrisomus bucciferus
Starksia smithvanizi

CHAENOPSIDAE
Acanthemblemaria spinosa
Acanthemblemaria chaplini

ALBULIDAE
Albula vulpes
OSTRACIIDAE
Acanthostracion polygonius
CHAETODONTIDAE

Chaetodon striatus
Chaetodon capistratus
Prognathodes aculeatus
Chaetodon sedentarius
Chaetodon ocellatus

APOGONIDAE
Apogon maculatus
Apogon townsendi
Phaeoptyx conklini
Apogon binotatus

KYPHOSIDAE

Kyphosus sectatrix
Kyphosus vaigiensis

CICHLIDAE
Coptodon rendalli POMACENTRIDAE
Stegastes leucostictus
Stegastes partitus
Stegastes xanthurus

Stegates planifrons
Stegates adustus
Stegates diencaeus
Microspathodon chrysurus
Chromis cyanea
Chromis multilineata
Abudefduf saxatilis
Abudefduf taurus

CORYPHAENIDAE
Coryphaena hippurus
SCIAENIDAE
Pareques acuminatus
Equetus punctatus

ANGUILLIDAE
Anguilla rostrata
CONGRIDAE

Heteroconger longissimus
MURAENIDAE
Echidna catenata
Gymnothorax miliaris
Gymnothorax funebris
Gymnothorax vicinus
Gymnothorax moringa

OPHICHTHIDAE
Myrichthys ocellatus
Ahlia egmontis
Myrichthys breviceps

MONACANTHIDAE
Cantherhines pullus
Aluterus scriptus

Cantherhines macrocerus
Monacanthus tuckeri

BOTHIDAE
Bothus mancus
ANTENNARIIDAE
Histrio histrio
MULLIDAE
Pseudupeneus maculatus
Mulloidichthys martinicus

GOBIIDAE
Priolepis hipoliti
Elacatinus evelynae
Elacatinus chancei
Coryphopterus dicrus
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
Coryphopterus bol
Coryphopterus eidolon
Coryphopterus personatus
Lophogobius cyprinoides
Gnatholepis thompsoni
Bathygobius lacertus

SERRANIDAE
Cephalopholis fulva
Cephalopholis cruentata
Epinephelus striatus
Epinephelus adscensionis
Epinephelus guttatus
Mycteroperca venenosa

HAEMULIDAE
Haemulon vittatum
Haemulon carbonarium
Haemulon flavolineatum
Haemulon chrysargyreum
Haemulon striatum
Haemulon aurolineatum
Haemulon plumierii
Haemulon album
Haemulon sciurus
Anisotremus virginicus
Anisotremus surinamensis

DACTYLOPTHERIDAE
Dactylopterus volitans
HEMIRHAMPHIDAE
Hemiramphus brasiliensis
SERRANIDAE
Hypoplectrus unicolor
Hypoplectrus puella
Hypoplectrus nigricans*

CIRRHITIDAE
Amblycirrhitus pinos
CLUPEIDAE
Harengula humeralis
Harengula clupeola/ jaguana

CARANGIDAE

Seriola rivoliana
Caranx ruber
Caranx lugubris
Caranx crysos
Caranx hippos
Caranx latus
Elagatis bipinnulata
Carangoides bartholomaei

CARANGIDAE (Cont)
Oligoplites saurus
Selene vomer
Trachinotus falcatus
Selar crumenophthalmus
Decapterus macarellus



































Currently Confirmed Fishes
PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE IN ANTIGUA TO DATE
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