BONY FISH
ANGELFISH
French
Queen
Rock Beauty
Grey
BARRACUDAS
Great Barracuda
Southern Sennet
BASSES SEA
Mutton Hamlet
Harlequin Bass
BASSLET
Fairy Basslet
BATFISH
Shortnose
BIGEYES
Glasseye Snapper
BLENNIES - COMBTOOTH
Redlip Blenny
BLENNIES - SCALY
Saddled Blenny
Rosy Blenny
Goldline Blenny
Dusky Blenny
Mock/ Masquerader Blenny
Puffcheek Blenny
Brokenbar Blenny

BLENNIES - TUBE
Spinyhead Blenny
BONEFISHES

Bonefish
BOXFISH/ COWFISH
Honeycomb Cowfish

BUTTERFLYFISHES
Banded

Foureye
Longsnout
CARDINALFISH
Flamefish
CHUBS

Bermuda/ Grey
Brassy

CICHLIDS
Redbreast Tilapia
DAMSELFISHES
Beaugregory
Bicolor
Cocoa
Threespot

Dusky
Longfin
Yellowtail
Blue Chromis
Brown Chromis
Sergeant Major
Night Sergeant
DOLPHIN FISH
Dolphin/ Mahi Mahi
DRUMS
High Hat
Spotted Drum
EELS - GARDEN/ CONGER
Brown Garden
EELS - MORAY
Chain
Goldentail
Green
Purplemouth
Spotted
EELS - SNAKE
Goldspotted
Key Worm
Sharptail
FILEFISHES
Orange Spotted
Scrawled
White Spotted
Slender
FLOUNDERS
Peacock
GOATFISH
Spotted
Yellow
GOBIES
Sharknose
Colon
Bridled
Masked/ Glass

Crested
Goldspot

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

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






















JAWFISHES
Yellowhead
Mottled
LADYFISHES
Southern Ladyfish
LIZARDFISHES
Sand Diver
MOJARRAS
Yellowfin
Bigeye
Mottled
MULLET
White Mullet

NEEDLEFISHES
Houndfish
PARROTFISHES
Princess
Queen
Redband
Redtail
Stoplight
Striped
Yellowtail
PORCUPINEFISHES
Porcupinefish
Balloonfish
Web Burrfish

Bridled Burrfish
PORGIES
Western Atlantic
Sea Bream
Pluma Porgy
Saucereye Porgy

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

Yellowtail
SNOOKS
Snook
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
TARPONS
Tarpon
TILEFISH
Sand
TRIPLETAILS
Atlantic Tripletail

TRUMPETFISHES
Trumpetfish
TRUNKFISHES
Buffalo
Smooth
Spotted
TRIGGERFISHES
Black Durgon
Queen
TUNA/ MACKERELS
King Mackerel/ Kingfish
WRASSES
Blackear
Bluehead
Creole
Puddingwife
Hogfish
Spanish Hogfish
Yellowhead
Clown
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
GERRIDAE
Gerres cinereus
Eucinostomus havana
Eucinostomus lefroyi

MUGILIDAE
Mugil curema
BELONIDAE

Tylosurus crocodilus
SCARIDAE
Scarus taeniopterus
Scarus vetula
Sparisoma aurofrenatum
Sparisoma crysopterum
Sparisoma viride
Scarus iseri
Sparisoma rubripinne

DIODONTIDAE
Diodon hystrix
Diodon holocanthus
Chilomycterus antillarum
Chilomycterus antennatus

SPARIDAE
Archosargus rhomboidalis
Calamus pennatula
Calamus calamus

TETRAODONTIDAE
Sphoeroides testudineus
Sphoeroides spengleri
Canthigaster rostrata

ECHENEIDAE
Echeneis naucrates
SCORPAENIDAE
Scorpaena plumieri
Pterois volitans & miles

SYNGNATHIDAE
Hippocampus reidi
Cosmocampus elucens

ATHERINIDAE
Hypoatherina harringtonensis
Atherinomorus stipes

LUTJANIDAE
Lutjanus jocu
Lutjanus mahogoni

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

CENTROPOMIDAE
Centropomus undecimalis
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
LOBOTIDAE
Lobotes surinamensis
AULOSTOMIDAE

Aulostomus maculatus
OSTRACIDAE
Lactophrys trigonus
Lactophrys triqueter
Lactophrys bicaudalis

BALISTIDAE
Melichthys niger
Batistes vetula

SCOMBRIDAE
Scomberomorus cavalla
LABRIDAE
Halichoeres poeyi
Thalassoma bifasciatum
Clepticus parrae
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
181
= 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

Heteropriacanthus cruentatus
BLENNIIDAE
Ophioblennius macclurei
LABRISOMIDAE
Malacoctenus triangulatus
Malacocentrus macropus
Malacoctenus aurolineatus
Malacoctenus gilli
Labrisomus cricota/ conditus
Labrisomus bucciferus
Starksia smithvanizi

CHAENOPSIDAE
Acanthemblemaria spinosa
ALBULIDAE
Albula vulpes
OSTRACIIDAE
Acanthostracion polygonius
CHAETODONTIDAE

Chaetodon striatus
Chaetodon capistratus
Prognathodes aculeatus

APOGONIDAE
Apogon maculatus
KYPHOSIDAE

Kyphosus sectatrix/ biggibus
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

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
MULLIDAE
Pseudupeneus maculatus
Mulloidichthys martinicus

GOBIIDAE
Elacatinus evelynae
Coryphopterus dicrus
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
Coryphopterus personatus/ hyalinus
Lophogobius cyprinoides
Gnatholepis thompsoni

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*

CLUPEIDAE
Harengula humeralis
Harengula clupeola/ jaguana

CARANGIDAE

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

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

































Currently Confirmed Fishes
PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE IN ANTIGUA TO DATE
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