Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Common Names of Fish and Fish Families - Click name for more information

A
E
M
S
Acanthuridaeeagle raysmackerel sharkssailfish
albacore

Echeneidae

mackerelssand darts
   sand divers
Albulidaeeel catfishesMacrorhamphosidaesand lances
alfonsinoeelsmako sharkssandburrowers
AlopiidaeEleotridaeMalacanthidaesandfilefish
amberjackElopidaeman-of-war fishessandgobies
anchoviesemperors mantassandperches
anemonefishesEngraulidaemarlinsardinella
angelfishesEphippididaeMegalopidaescads
anglerfishExocoetidaeMicrodesmidaeScaridae
Anguillidae
F
milkfishesScombridae
Anomalopidaefalse moraysMobulinaeScorpaenidae
Antennariidae fangblenniesmojarras scorpionfishes
anthiasfilefishesmolliessea basses
Apogonidae Fistulariidaemonoseahorses
Atherinidaeflagtailsmonocle breamssergents
Aulostomidae flashlightfishMonodactylidaeSerranidae
B
flatheads moonfishsharks
BalistidaefloundersMoorish idolsharksuckers
bannerfishflyingfishesmoraysshrimpgobies
barracudas flying gurnardsMoringuidaeshoregobies
basslets forcepsfishmountain basses sicklefish
Belonidaefreshwater eelsmouth-breederSiganidae
Bermuda cat-tishfrillgobiesmudskipperssilverbiddy
BerycidaefrogfishesMugilidaesilversides
big-eyesfusiliersmulletssilver batfishes
billfishes Mullidaeskipjacks
blaasopgarden eels Muraenidaesleepers
blenniesgempylid fishMyliobatidaesnake eels
BlenniidaeGempylidae
N
snake mackerels
bonefishesGerreidae narrow-snouted shovelnose rayssnakemorey
Bothidae

Ginglymostomatidae

needlefishessnappers
boxfishglassfishNemipteridaesnipefishes
Bramidaegoatfishes nomeid fishsoapfish
breamgobiesNomeidaesoldierfish
bristletoothGobiesocidaenurse sharksSoleidae
brotulasGobiidaeoil-fishsoles
bulldog sharksgoggle-eyesOphichthidaespadefishes
butterflyfishes Grammistidae OphidiidaeSphyraenidae
BythitidaegregoryOpistognathidaeSphyrnidae
C
groundherringOstraciontidaesprat
Callionymidaegroupers
P
Squalidae
Caracanthidaeguitarfishparrotfishessquirrelfishes
Carangidae gruntspearlfishesstargazers
CarapidaeguppyPempherdidiaeStegostomatidae
Carcharhinidae gurnardsperchletsstingfish
cardinalfishes
H
Percichthyidaestingrays
cardinalsHaemulidae pipefishesstonefish
catfishhalfbeaksplataxsurf fishes

Chaetodontidae

hammerheadPlatycephalidaesurgeonfishes
Chandidaehammerhead sharksPlesiopidaesweepers
ChanidaehawkfishesPleuronectidaesweetlips
chromisHemiramphidaePlotosidaeswordfish
chubsherrings podgesSynancejidae
CichlidaeHexanchidaePoeciliidaeSyngnatidae
CirrhitidaehindsPolynemidaeSynodontidae
clingfisheshogfishPomacentridae
T
ClinidaeHolocentridaepomfretstangs
Clupeidae houndfishpompanotarpons
conger eels
I
ponyfishestemperate basses
congersIsonidaeporcupinefishestenpounder
CongridaeIstiophoridaeprawn-gobyTeraponidae
cookiecutter sharks
J
prettyfinsterapon perches
coralgobiesjacks Priacanthidae Tetraodontidae
coralgrouperjarbuaPseudoplesidae thicklips
corisjawfishespuffersthreadfins
cornetfishesjobfishpygmygobiesthree-toothed puffers
Coryphaenidae
K
Q
thresher sharks
cowfishkandaqueenfishtilapia
crouchersKraemeriidae
R
tilefishes
cusk eelsKuliidae rabbitfishestobies
D
Kyphosidaeraingow runnertoothpony
Dactylopteridae
L
razorfishtrevallies
DalatiidaeLabridaeremorrastriggerfishes
damselfishes ladyfishesrequiem sharks Trichonotidae
damselsLamnidaeRhinidaeTriodontidae
dartfishLampridaerighteye flounderstriplefins
dascylluslantern-eyesrockskipperstrumpetfishes
Dasyatididaelefteye floundersrudderfishestrunkfishes
devilsLeiognathidae tubelips
Diodontidaeleopard sharks tunas
dolphin fishLethrinidae turkeyfish
dolphinsLimnichthyidae tuskfish
dottybackslionfish 
U
dragonetlizardfishes  unicornfishes
dragonetteslongfins Uranoscopidae
durgonsLutjanidae 
W
dwarf rockfishes  wahoo
dwarfgoby  whipray
   worm eels
   wormfishes
   wrasses
   wrigglers
   
X
   Xenocongridae
   Xiphiidae
    

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