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649 Species

Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes)

Acanthurus chirurgusDoctorfishtaxon page

Achiridae (American Soles)

Achirus lineatusLined Soletaxon page
Trinectes maculatusHogchokertaxon page
Gymnachirus texaeFringed Soletaxon page

Albulidae (Bonefishes)

Albula vulpesBonefishtaxon page

Amiidae (Bowfins)

Amia calvaBowfintaxon page

Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels)

Anguilla rostrataAmerican Eeltaxon page

Antennariidae (Frogfishes)

Antennarius radiosusSinglespot Frogfishtaxon page
Antennarius striatusStriated Frogfishtaxon page
Histrio histrioSargassumfishtaxon page

Aphredoderidae (Pirate Perches)

Aphredoderus sayanusPirate Perchtaxon page

Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes)

Apogon pseudomaculatusTwospot Cardinalfishtaxon page
Apogon maculatusFlamefishtaxon page

Ariidae (Sea Catfishes)

Ariopsis felisHardhead Catfishtaxon page
Bagre marinusGafftopsail Catfishtaxon page

Ariommatidae (Ariommatids)

Ariomma melanumBrown Driftfishtaxon page

Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)

Labidesthes sicculusBrook Silversidetaxon page
Membras martinicaRough Silversidetaxon page
Menidia beryllinaInland Silversidetaxon page
Menidia clarkhubbsiTexas Silversidetaxon page
Menidia peninsulaeTidewater Silversidetaxon page

Balistidae (Triggerfishes)

Balistes vetulaQueen Triggerfishtaxon page
Balistes capriscusGray Triggerfishtaxon page
Canthidermis maculataRough Triggerfishtaxon page

Batrachoididae (Toadfishes)

Opsanus tauOyster Toadfishtaxon page
Opsanus betaGulf Toadfishtaxon page
Porichthys plectrodonAtlantic Midshipmantaxon page

Belonidae (Needlefishes)

Strongylura marinaAtlantic Needlefishtaxon page
Strongylura notataRedfin Needlefishtaxon page
Tylosurus acusAtlantic Agujontaxon page
Tylosurus crocodilusHoundfishtaxon page

Blenniidae (Combtooth Blennies)

Chasmodes longimaxillaStretchjaw Blennytaxon page
Chasmodes saburraeFlorida Blennytaxon page
Hypleurochilus geminatusCrested Blennytaxon page
Hypleurochilus multifilisFeatherduster Blennytaxon page
Hypsoblennius ionthasFreckled Blennytaxon page
Hypsoblennius hentzFeather Blennytaxon page
Parablennius marmoreusSeaweed Blennytaxon page
Scartella cristataMolly Millertaxon page

Bothidae (Lefteye Flounders)

Bothus robinsiTwospot Floundertaxon page
Bothus ocellatusEyed Floundertaxon page
Engyophrys sentaSpiny Floundertaxon page
Trichopsetta ventralisSash Floundertaxon page

Branchiostomatidae (Lancelets)

Branchiostoma bennettiMud Lancelettaxon page

Bythitidae (Viviparous Brotulas)

Cataetyx laticepsNonetaxon page
Diplacanthopoma brachysomaNonetaxon page

Carangidae (Jacks)

Caranx hipposCrevalle Jacktaxon page
Caranx latusHorse-Eye Jacktaxon page
Caranx bartholomaeiYellow Jacktaxon page
Caranx crysosBlue Runnertaxon page
Selene vomerLookdowntaxon page
Selene setapinnisAtlantic Moonfishtaxon page
Selene peruvianaPacific Moonfishtaxon page
Alectis ciliarisAfrican Pompanotaxon page
Chloroscombrus chrysurusAtlantic Bumpertaxon page
Decapterus punctatusRound Scadtaxon page
Elagatis bipinnulataRainbow Runnertaxon page
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchusBluntnose Jacktaxon page
Oligoplites saurusLeatherjacktaxon page
Seriola fasciataLesser Amberjacktaxon page
Seriola rivolianaAlmaco Jacktaxon page
Seriola dumeriliGreater Amberjacktaxon page
Seriola zonataBanded Rudderfishtaxon page
Trachinotus goodeiPalometataxon page
Trachinotus falcatusPermittaxon page
Trachinotus carolinusFlorida Pompanotaxon page
Trachurus lathamiRough Scadtaxon page
Uraspis secundaCottonmouth Jacktaxon page

Carcharhinidae (Requiem Sharks)

Carcharhinus isodonFinetooth Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus leucasBull Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus obscurusDusky Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus limbatusBlacktip Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus porosusSmalltail Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus plumbeusSandbar Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus falciformisSilky Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus acronotusBlacknose Sharktaxon page
Carcharhinus brevipinnaSpinner Sharktaxon page
Negaprion brevirostrisLemon Sharktaxon page
Rhizoprionodon porosusCaribbean Sharpnose Sharktaxon page
Rhizoprionodon terraenovaeAtlantic Sharpnose Sharktaxon page

Catostomidae (Suckers)

Carpiodes carpioRiver Carpsuckertaxon page
Carpiodes cyprinusQuillbacktaxon page
Carpiodes veliferHighfin Carpsuckertaxon page
Cycleptus elongatusBlue Suckertaxon page
Cycleptus sp rio grande blue suckerRio Grande Blue Suckertaxon page
Erimyzon sucettaLake Chubsuckertaxon page
Erimyzon claviformisWestern Creek Chubsuckertaxon page
Ictiobus bubalusSmallmouth Buffalotaxon page
Ictiobus cyprinellusBigmouth Buffalotaxon page
Ictiobus nigerBlack Buffalotaxon page
Minytrema melanopsSpotted Suckertaxon page
Moxostoma erythrurumGolden Redhorsetaxon page
Moxostoma poecilurumBlacktail Redhorsetaxon page
Moxostoma austrinumMexican Redhorsetaxon page
Moxostoma congestumGray Redhorsetaxon page
Moxostoma albidumLonglip Jumprocktaxon page
Moxostoma macrolepidotumShorthead Redhorsetaxon page

Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)

Ambloplites rupestrisRock Basstaxon page
Centrarchus macropterusFliertaxon page
Lepomis gulosusWarmouthtaxon page
Lepomis auritusRedbreast Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis cyanellusGreen Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis humilisOrangespotted Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis macrochirusBluegilltaxon page
Lepomis marginatusDollar Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis megalotisLongear Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis microlophusRedear Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis miniatusRedspotted Sunfishtaxon page
Lepomis symmetricusBantam Sunfishtaxon page
Micropterus dolomieuSmallmouth Basstaxon page
Micropterus punctulatusSpotted Basstaxon page
Micropterus salmoidesLargemouth Basstaxon page
Micropterus treculiiGuadalupe Basstaxon page
Pomoxis annularisWhite Crappietaxon page
Pomoxis nigromaculatusBlack Crappietaxon page
Enneacanthus obesusBanded Sunfishtaxon page
Archoplites interruptusSacramento Perchtaxon page

Centrolophidae (Medusafishes)

Hyperoglyphe bythitesBlack Driftfishtaxon page

Centrophoridae (None)

Centrophorus squamosusLeafscale Gulper Sharktaxon page

Centropomidae (Snooks)

Centropomus parallelusSmallscale Fat Snooktaxon page
Centropomus undecimalisCommon Snooktaxon page
Centropomus armatusLongspine Snooktaxon page

Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)

Chaetodon capistratusFoureye Butterflyfishtaxon page
Chaetodon ocellatusSpotfin Butterflyfishtaxon page
Chaetodon sedentariusReef Butterflyfishtaxon page
Prognathodes ayaBank Butterflyfishtaxon page

Characidae (Characins)

Astyanax mexicanusMexican Tetrataxon page
Piaractus brachypomusPirapatingataxon page
Pygocentrus nattereriNonetaxon page

Cichlidae (Cichlids)

Oreochromis aureusBlue Tilapiataxon page
Oreochromis mossambicusMozambique Tilapiataxon page
Tilapia zilliiRedbelly Tilapiataxon page
Herichthys cyanoguttatusRio Grande Cichlidtaxon page
Herichthys steindachneriSlender Cichlidtaxon page
Gymnogeophagus balzaniiNonetaxon page

Clupeidae (Herrings)

Alosa chrysochlorisSkipjack Herringtaxon page
Alosa aestivalisBlueback Herringtaxon page
Brevoortia gunteriFinescale Menhadentaxon page
Brevoortia patronusGulf Menhadentaxon page
Brevoortia tyrannusAtlantic Menhadentaxon page
Dorosoma cepedianumGizzard Shadtaxon page
Dorosoma petenenseThreadfin Shadtaxon page
Harengula jaguanaScaled Sardinetaxon page
Harengula clupeolaFalse Pilchardtaxon page
Opisthonema oglinumAtlantic Thread Herringtaxon page
Etrumeus teresRound Herringtaxon page
Sardinella auritaSpanish Sardinetaxon page

Congridae (Conger Eels)

Conger oceanicusConger Eeltaxon page
Paraconger caudilimbatusMargintail Congertaxon page
Rhynchoconger flavusYellow Congertaxon page
Uroconger syringinusThreadtail Congertaxon page

Coryphaenidae (Dolphinfishes)

Coryphaena hippurusDolphinfishtaxon page

Cyclopteridae (Lumpfishes)

Cyclopterus lumpusLumpfishtaxon page

Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes)

Symphurus plagiusaBlackcheek Tonguefishtaxon page
Symphurus parvusPygmy Tonguefishtaxon page
Symphurus civitatiumOffshore Tonguefishtaxon page
Symphurus diomedeanusSpottedfin Tonguefishtaxon page
Symphurus urospilusSpottail Tonguefishtaxon page

Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)

Campostoma anomalumCentral Stonerollertaxon page
Campostoma ornatumMexican Stonerollertaxon page
Campostoma spadiceumHighland Stonerollertaxon page
Carassius auratusGoldfishtaxon page
Ctenopharyngodon idellaGrass Carptaxon page
Cyprinella lepidaPlateau Shinertaxon page
Cyprinella lutrensisRed Shinertaxon page
Cyprinella proserpinaProserpine Shinertaxon page
Cyprinella venustaBlacktail Shinertaxon page
Cyprinella labrosaThicklip Chubtaxon page
Cyprinella lutrensis blairiMaravillas Red Shinertaxon page
Cyprinella sp nueces river shinerNueces River Shinertaxon page
Cyprinus carpioCommon Carptaxon page
Dionda argentosaManantial Roundnose Minnowtaxon page
Dionda diaboliDevils River Minnowtaxon page
Dionda episcopaRoundnose Minnowtaxon page
Dionda serenaNueces Roundnose Minnowtaxon page
Dionda nigrotaeniataGuadalupe Roundnose Minnowtaxon page
Dionda flavipinnisNonetaxon page
Dionda sp 1 conchos roundnose minnowConchos Roundnose Minnowtaxon page
Dionda sp 3 colorado coundnose minnowColorado Roundnose Minnowtaxon page
Dionda texensisNonetaxon page
Gila pandoraRio Grande Chubtaxon page
Hybognathus amarusRio Grande Silvery Minnowtaxon page
Hybognathus hayiCypress Minnowtaxon page
Hybognathus nuchalisMississippi Silvery Minnowtaxon page
Hybognathus placitusPlains Minnowtaxon page
Hybopsis amnisPallid Shinertaxon page
Luxilus chrysocephalusStriped Shinertaxon page
Lythrurus fumeusRibbon Shinertaxon page
Lythrurus umbratilisRedfin Shinertaxon page
Lythrurus roseipinnisCherryfin Shinertaxon page
Macrhybopsis aestivalisSpeckled Chubtaxon page
Macrhybopsis storerianaSilver Chubtaxon page
Macrhybopsis australisPrairie Chubtaxon page
Macrhybopsis hyostomaShoal Chubtaxon page
Macrhybopsis marconisBurrhead Chubtaxon page
Macrhybopsis tetranemaPeppered Chubtaxon page
Notemigonus crysoleucasGolden Shinertaxon page
Notropis amabilisTexas Shinertaxon page
Notropis atherinoidesEmerald Shinertaxon page
Notropis atrocaudalisBlackspot Shinertaxon page
Notropis bairdiRed River Shinertaxon page
Notropis blenniusRiver Shinertaxon page
Notropis braytoniTamaulipas Shinertaxon page
Notropis bucculaSmalleye Shinertaxon page
Notropis buchananiGhost Shinertaxon page
Notropis chalybaeusIroncolor Shinertaxon page
Notropis chihuahuaChihuahua Shinertaxon page
Notropis girardiArkansas River Shinertaxon page
Notropis jemezanusRio Grande Shinertaxon page
Notropis stramineusSand Shinertaxon page
Notropis maculatusTaillight Shinertaxon page
Notropis orcaPhantom Shinertaxon page
Notropis oxyrhynchusSharpnose Shinertaxon page
Notropis potteriChub Shinertaxon page
Notropis sabinaeSabine Shinertaxon page
Notropis shumardiSilverband Shinertaxon page
Notropis texanusWeed Shinertaxon page
Notropis volucellusMimic Shinertaxon page
Notropis anogenusPugnose Shinertaxon page
Notropis heterolepisBlacknose Shinertaxon page
Notropis hudsoniusSpottail Shinertaxon page
Notropis rubricroceusSaffron Shinertaxon page
Notropis simus simusRio Grande Bluntnose Shinertaxon page
Notropis simus pecosensisPecos Bluntnose Shinertaxon page
Opsopoeodus emiliaePugnose Minnowtaxon page
Phenacobius mirabilisSuckermouth Minnowtaxon page
Pimephales promelasFathead Minnowtaxon page
Pimephales vigilaxBullhead Minnowtaxon page
Pimephales notatusBluntnose Minnowtaxon page
Platygobio gracilisFlathead Chubtaxon page
Pteronotropis hubbsiBluehead Shinertaxon page
Rhinichthys cataractaeLongnose Dacetaxon page
Scardinius erythrophthalmusRuddtaxon page
Semotilus atromaculatusCreek Chubtaxon page
Agosia chrysogasterLongfin Dacetaxon page

Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)

Cyprinodon bovinusLeon Springs Pupfishtaxon page
Cyprinodon elegansComanche Springs Pupfishtaxon page
Cyprinodon eximiusConchos Pupfishtaxon page
Cyprinodon pecosensisPecos Pupfishtaxon page
Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilisRed River Pupfishtaxon page
Cyprinodon variegatusSheepshead Minnowtaxon page

Dactylopteridae (Flying Gurnards)

Dactylopterus volitansFlying Gurnardtaxon page

Dactyloscopidae (Sand Stargazers)

Dactyloscopus mooreiSpeckled Stargazertaxon page

Dasyatidae (Whiptail Stingrays)

Dasyatis sabinaAtlantic Stingraytaxon page
Dasyatis sayBluntnose Stingraytaxon page
Dasyatis americanaSouthern Stingraytaxon page
Pteroplatytrygon violaceaPelagic Stingraytaxon page

Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes)

Chilomycterus schoepfiiStriped Burrfishtaxon page
Diodon holocanthusBalloonfishtaxon page

Doradidae (Thorny Catfishes)

Platydoras armatulusSouthern Striped Raphaeltaxon page

Echeneidae (Remoras)

Echeneis neucratoidesWhitefin Sharksuckertaxon page
Echeneis naucratesSharksuckertaxon page
Remora australisWhalesuckertaxon page
Remora osteochirMarlinsuckertaxon page
Remora remoraRemorataxon page

Elassomatidae (Pygmy Sunfishes)

Elassoma zonatumBanded Pygmy Sunfishtaxon page

Eleotridae (Sleepers)

Dormitator maculatusFat Sleepertaxon page
Eleotris amblyopsisLargescaled Spinycheek Sleepertaxon page
Eleotris pisonisSpinycheek Sleepertaxon page
Erotelis smaragdusEmerald Sleepertaxon page
Gobiomorus dormitorBigmouth Sleepertaxon page

Elopidae (Tenpounders)

Elops saurusLadyfishtaxon page

Engraulidae (Anchovies)

Anchoa hepsetusStriped Anchovytaxon page
Anchoa mitchilliBay Anchovytaxon page
Anchoa cubanaCuban Anchovytaxon page
Anchoa lyolepisDusky Anchovytaxon page
Anchoviella guianensisGuyana Anchovytaxon page
Engraulis eurystoleSilver Anchovytaxon page

Ephippidae (Spadefishes)

Chaetodipterus faberAtlantic Spadefishtaxon page

Esocidae (Pikes)

Esox americanusRedfin Pickereltaxon page
Esox nigerChain Pickereltaxon page

Exocoetidae (Flyingfishes)

Cheilopogon heterurusBlotchwing Flyingfishtaxon page
Cheilopogon furcatusSpotfin Flyingfishtaxon page
Exocoetus volitansTropical Two-Wing Flyingfishtaxon page
Hirundichthys rondeletiiBlackwing Flyingfishtaxon page
Oxyporhamphus micropterusSmallwing Flyingfishtaxon page
Parexocoetus brachypterusSailfin Flyingfishtaxon page
Prognichthys occidentalisBluntnose Flyingfishtaxon page

Fistulariidae (Cornetfishes)

Fistularia tabacariaBluespotted Cornetfishtaxon page

Fundulidae (Topminnows)

Adinia xenicaDiamond Killifishtaxon page
Fundulus blairaeWestern Starhead Topminnowtaxon page
Fundulus chrysotusGolden Topminnowtaxon page
Fundulus grandisGulf Killifishtaxon page
Fundulus jenkinsiSaltmarsh Topminnowtaxon page
Fundulus notatusBlackstripe Topminnowtaxon page
Fundulus olivaceusBlackspotted Topminnowtaxon page
Fundulus pulvereusBayou Killifishtaxon page
Fundulus similisLongnose Killifishtaxon page
Fundulus zebrinusPlains Killifishtaxon page
Fundulus kansaeNorthern Plains Killifishtaxon page
Fundulus seminolisSeminole Killifishtaxon page
Lucania parvaRainwater Killifishtaxon page
Lucania goodeiBluefin Killifishtaxon page

Gerreidae (Mojarras)

Diapterus auratusIrish Pompanotaxon page
Eucinostomus argenteusSpotfin Mojarrataxon page
Eucinostomus melanopterusFlagfin Mojarrataxon page
Eucinostomus harengulusTidewater Mojarrataxon page
Eucinostomus gulaSilver Jennytaxon page
Eucinostomus lefroyiMottled Mojarrataxon page
Eucinostomus gracilisGraceful Mojarrataxon page
Eucinostomus jonesiiSlender Mojarrataxon page
Eucinostomus havanaBigeye Mojarrataxon page
Eugerres plumieriStriped Mojarrataxon page
Eugerres brasilianusBrazilian Mojarrataxon page
Gerres cinereusYellowfin Mojarrataxon page

Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes)

Gobiesox strumosusSkilletfishtaxon page
Gobiesox nigripinnisNonetaxon page

Gobiidae (Gobies)

Awaous bananaRiver Gobytaxon page
Bathygobius soporatorFrillfin Gobytaxon page
Evorthodus lyricusLyre Gobytaxon page
Gobioides broussonetiiViolet Gobytaxon page
Ctenogobius boleosomaDarter Gobytaxon page
Ctenogobius shufeldtiFreshwater Gobytaxon page
Ctenogobius stigmaticusMarked Gobytaxon page
Ctenogobius claytoniiMexican Gobytaxon page
Gobionellus oceanicusHighfin Gobytaxon page
Gobionellus hastatusNonetaxon page
Gobiosoma boscNaked Gobytaxon page
Gobiosoma robustumCode Gobytaxon page
Gobiosoma chiquitaSonora Gobytaxon page
Microgobius gulosusClown Gobytaxon page
Microgobius thalassinusGreen Gobytaxon page
Bollmannia communisRagged Gobytaxon page
Gonostoma elongatumLongtooth Anglemouthtaxon page

Goodeidae (Goodeids)

Ilyodon furcidensGoldbreast Splitfintaxon page

Gymnuridae (Butterfly Rays)

Gymnura micruraSmooth Butterfly Raytaxon page

Haemulidae (Grunts)

Conodon nobilisBarred Grunttaxon page
Pomadasys crocroBurro Grunttaxon page
Orthopristis chrysopteraPigfishtaxon page
Anisotremus virginicusPorkfishtaxon page
Anisotremus surinamensisBlack Margatetaxon page
Haemulon aurolineatumTomtatetaxon page

Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)

Hyporhamphus meekiFalse Silverstripe Halfbeaktaxon page
Hemiramphus brasiliensisBallyhootaxon page

Hiodontidae (Mooneyes)

Hiodon alosoidesGoldeyetaxon page

Holocentridae (Squirrelfishes)

Holocentrus adscensionisSquirrelfishtaxon page

Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)

Ameiurus melasBlack Bullheadtaxon page
Ameiurus natalisYellow Bullheadtaxon page
Ameiurus catusWhite Catfishtaxon page
Ameiurus nebulosusBrown Bullheadtaxon page
Ictalurus furcatusBlue Catfishtaxon page
Ictalurus lupusHeadwater Catfishtaxon page
Ictalurus punctatusChannel Catfishtaxon page
Ictalurus sp chihuahua catfishChihuahua Catfishtaxon page
Ictalurus sp rio grande blue catfishRio Grande Blue Catfishtaxon page
Noturus gyrinusTadpole Madtomtaxon page
Noturus nocturnusFreckled Madtomtaxon page
Pylodictis olivarisFlathead Catfishtaxon page
Satan eurystomusWidemouth Blindcattaxon page
Trogloglanis pattersoniToothless Blindcattaxon page

Kyphosidae (Sea Chubs)

Kyphosus saltatrixBermuda Chubtaxon page
Kyphosus incisorYellow Chubtaxon page

Labridae (Wrasses)

Decodon puellarisRed Hogfishtaxon page
Halichoeres bivittatusSlippery Dicktaxon page
Halichoeres caudalisPainted Wrassetaxon page
Xyrichtys novaculaPearly Razorfishtaxon page

Labrisomidae (Labrisomid Blennies)

Labrisomus nuchipinnisHairy Blennytaxon page
Paraclinus cingulatusCoral Blennytaxon page

Lepisosteidae (Gars)

Atractosteus spatulaAlligator Gartaxon page
Atractosteus tristoechusCuban Gartaxon page
Lepisosteus oculatusSpotted Gartaxon page
Lepisosteus osseusLongnose Gartaxon page
Lepisosteus platostomusShortnose Gartaxon page

Lobotidae (Tripletails)

Lobotes surinamensisAtlantic Tripletailtaxon page

Loricariidae (Suckermouth Armored Catfishes)

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivusVermiculated Sailfin Catfishtaxon page
Pterygoplichthys anisitsiSouthern Sailfin Catfishtaxon page
Pterygoplichthys multiradiatusOrinoco Sailfin Catfishtaxon page

Lutjanidae (Snappers)

Lutjanus campechanusRed Snappertaxon page
Lutjanus griseusGray Snappertaxon page
Lutjanus jocuDog Snappertaxon page
Lutjanus apodusSchoolmastertaxon page
Lutjanus synagrisLane Snappertaxon page
Lutjanus analisMutton Snappertaxon page
Lutjanus mahogoniMahogany Snappertaxon page
Ocyurus chrysurusYellowtail Snappertaxon page
Pristipomoides aquilonarisWenchmantaxon page
Rhomboplites aurorubensVermilion Snappertaxon page

Macrouridae (Grenadiers)

Coryphaenoides mexicanusNonetaxon page
Coryphaenoides zaniophorusNonetaxon page
Bathygadus melanobranchusVaillant's Grenadiertaxon page

Malacanthidae (Tilefishes)

Caulolatilus cyanopsBlackline Tilefishtaxon page

Megalopidae (Tarpons)

Megalops atlanticusTarpontaxon page

Microdesmidae (Wormfishes)

Microdesmus longipinnisPink Wormfishtaxon page

Monacanthidae (Filefishes)

Aluterus scriptusScrawled Filefishtaxon page
Aluterus schoepfiiOrange Filefishtaxon page
Cantherhines pullusOrangespotted Filefishtaxon page
Monacanthus ciliatusFringed Filefishtaxon page
Stephanolepis setiferPygmy Filefishtaxon page
Stephanolepis hispidusPlanehead Filefishtaxon page

Moridae (Codlings)

Physiculus fulvusMetallic Codlingtaxon page

Moringuidae (Spaghetti Eels)

Neoconger mucronatusRidged Eeltaxon page

Moronidae (Temperate Basses)

Morone chrysopsWhite Basstaxon page
Morone mississippiensisYellow Basstaxon page
Morone saxatilisStriped Basstaxon page

Mugilidae (Mullets)

Agonostomus monticolaMountain Mullettaxon page
Mugil cephalusStriped Mullettaxon page
Mugil curemaWhite Mullettaxon page
Mugil trichodonFantail Mullettaxon page

Mullidae (Goatfishes)

Mulloidichthys martinicusYellow Goatfishtaxon page
Pseudupeneus maculatusSpotted Goatfishtaxon page
Upeneus parvusDwarf Goatfishtaxon page

Muraenidae (Morays)

Gymnothorax nigromarginatusBlackedge Moraytaxon page
Gymnothorax saxicolaHoneycomb Moraytaxon page
Gymnothorax ocellatusOcellated Moraytaxon page
Gymnothorax kolposBlacktail Moraytaxon page

Myliobatidae (Eagle Rays)

Aetobatus narinariSpotted Eagle Raytaxon page

Narcinidae (Electric Rays)

Narcine bancroftiiLesser Electric Raytaxon page

Nettastomatidae (Duckbill Eels)

Hoplunnis macruraFreckled Pikecongertaxon page

Nomeidae (Driftfishes)

Nomeus gronoviiMan-Of-War Fishtaxon page

Odontaspididae (Sand Tigers)

Carcharias taurusSand Tigertaxon page

Ogcocephalidae (Batfishes)

Halieutichthys aculeatusPancake Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus pantostictusSpotted Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus cornigerLongnose Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus declivirostrisSlantbrow Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus parvusRoughback Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus nasutusShortnose Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus cubifronsPolka-Dot Batfishtaxon page
Ogcocephalus vespertilioLongnose Batfishtaxon page

Ophichthidae (Snake Eels)

Myrophis punctatusSpeckled Worm Eeltaxon page
Bascanichthys scuticarisWhip Eeltaxon page
Bascanichthys bascaniumSooty Eeltaxon page
Echiophis intertinctusSpotted Spoon-Nose Eeltaxon page
Echiophis punctiferSnapper Eeltaxon page
Myrichthys ocellatusGoldspotted Eeltaxon page
Ophichthus gomesiiShrimp Eeltaxon page

Ophidiidae (Cusk-Eels)

Brotula barbataAtlantic Bearded Brotulataxon page
Lepophidium jeannaeMottled Cusk-Eeltaxon page
Lepophidium brevibarbeBlackedge Cusk-Eeltaxon page
Neobythites marginatusStripefin Brotulataxon page
Ophidion holbrookiiBank Cusk-Eeltaxon page
Ophidion josephiCrested Cusk-Eeltaxon page
Ophidion marginatumStriped Cusk-Eeltaxon page
Ophidion grayiBlotched Cusk-Eeltaxon page

Opistognathidae (Jawfishes)

Lonchopisthus micrognathusSwordtail Jawfishtaxon page
Opistognathus robinsiSpotfin Jawfishtaxon page

Ostraciidae (Boxfishes)

Acanthostracion quadricornisScrawled Cowfishtaxon page
Lactophrys trigonusTrunkfishtaxon page
Lactophrys bicaudalisSpotted Trunkfishtaxon page

Paralichthyidae (Sand Flounders)

Citharichthys spilopterusBay Whifftaxon page
Citharichthys macropsSpotted Whifftaxon page
Citharichthys arctifronsGulf Stream Floundertaxon page
Citharichthys cornutusHorned Whifftaxon page
Etropus crossotusFringed Floundertaxon page
Etropus microstomusSmallmouth Floundertaxon page
Paralichthys lethostigmaSouthern Floundertaxon page
Paralichthys albiguttaGulf Floundertaxon page
Paralichthys dentatusSummer Floundertaxon page
Paralichthys squamilentusBroad Floundertaxon page
Ancylopsetta quadrocellataOcellated Floundertaxon page
Cyclopsetta fimbriataSpotfin Floundertaxon page
Cyclopsetta chittendeniMexican Floundertaxon page
Syacium micrurumChannel Floundertaxon page
Syacium papillosumDusky Floundertaxon page
Syacium gunteriShoal Floundertaxon page

Percidae (Perches)

Etheostoma asprigeneMud Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma chlorosomaBluntnose Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma fonticolaFountain Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma fusiformeSwamp Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma gracileSlough Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma grahamiRio Grande Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma histrioHarlequin Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma lepidumGreenthroat Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma parvipinneGoldstripe Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma proeliareCypress Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma radiosumOrangebelly Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma artesiaeRedspot Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma caeruleumRainbow Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma flabellareFantail Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma pottsiiMexican Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma stigmaeumSpeckled Dartertaxon page
Etheostoma pulchellumNonetaxon page
Etheostoma thompsoniGumbo Dartertaxon page
Ammocrypta claraWestern Sand Dartertaxon page
Ammocrypta vivaxScaly Sand Dartertaxon page
Perca flavescensYellow Perchtaxon page
Percina caprodesLogperchtaxon page
Percina carbonariaTexas Logperchtaxon page
Percina macrolepidaBigscale Logperchtaxon page
Percina maculataBlackside Dartertaxon page
Percina phoxocephalaSlenderhead Dartertaxon page
Percina scieraDusky Dartertaxon page
Percina shumardiRiver Dartertaxon page
Percina vigilSaddleback Dartertaxon page
Percina apristisGuadalupe Dartertaxon page
Sander vitreusWalleyetaxon page

Petromyzontidae (Lampreys)

Ichthyomyzon castaneusChestnut Lampreytaxon page
Ichthyomyzon gageiSouthern Brook Lampreytaxon page

Phycidae (Phycid Hakes)

Urophycis floridanaSouthern Haketaxon page

Pimelodidae (Longwhiskered Catfishes)

Luciopimelodus patiNonetaxon page
Pimelodus punctatusNonetaxon page

Pleuronectidae (Righteye Flounders)

Pseudopleuronectes americanusWinter Floundertaxon page

Poeciliidae (Livebearers)

Gambusia affinisWestern Mosquitofishtaxon page
Gambusia amistadensisAmistad Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia gaigeiBig Bend Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia geiseriLargespring Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia georgeiSan Marcos Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia heterochirClear Creek Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia nobilisPecos Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia senilisBlotched Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia speciosaTex-Mex Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia holbrookiEastern Mosquitofishtaxon page
Gambusia krumholziSpotfin Gambusiataxon page
Gambusia puncticulataCaribbean Gambusiataxon page
Heterandria formosaLeast Killifishtaxon page
Poecilia formosaAmazon Mollytaxon page
Poecilia latipinnaSailfin Mollytaxon page
Poecilia reticulataGuppytaxon page
Xiphophorus helleriiGreen Swordtailtaxon page
Xiphophorus variatusVariable Platyfishtaxon page
Belonesox belizanusPike Killifishtaxon page

Polynemidae (Threadfins)

Polydactylus octonemusAtlantic Threadfintaxon page

Polyodontidae (Paddlefishes)

Polyodon spathulaPaddlefishtaxon page

Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)

Pomacanthus paruFrench Angelfishtaxon page

Pomacentridae (Damselfishes)

Abudefduf taurusNight Sergeanttaxon page
Abudefduf saxatilisSergeant Majortaxon page
Chromis insolataSunshinefishtaxon page
Stegastes variabilisCocoa Damselfishtaxon page
Stegastes fuscusDusky Damselfishtaxon page

Pomatomidae (Bluefishes)

Pomatomus saltatrixBluefishtaxon page

Priacanthidae (Bigeyes)

Priacanthus arenatusBigeyetaxon page
Pristigenys altaShort Bigeyetaxon page

Pristidae (Sawfishes)

Pristis pectinataSmalltooth Sawfishtaxon page

Rachycentridae (Cobias)

Rachycentron canadumCobiataxon page

Rajidae (Skates)

Raja texanaRoundel Skatetaxon page

Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes)

Rhinobatos lentiginosusAtlantic Guitarfishtaxon page

Rhinopteridae (Cownose Rays)

Rhinoptera bonasusCownose Raytaxon page

Salmonidae (Trouts and Salmons)

Oncorhynchus mykissRainbow Trouttaxon page
Oncorhynchus tshawytschaChinook Salmontaxon page
Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalisRio Grande Cutthroat Trouttaxon page

Scaridae (Parrotfishes)

Nicholsina ustaEmerald Parrotfishtaxon page
Sparisoma radiansBucktooth Parrotfishtaxon page
Sparisoma virideStoplight Parrotfishtaxon page

Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)

Aplodinotus grunniensFreshwater Drumtaxon page
Bairdiella chrysouraSilver Perchtaxon page
Cynoscion arenariusSand Seatrouttaxon page
Cynoscion nebulosusSpotted Seatrouttaxon page
Cynoscion regalisWeakfishtaxon page
Cynoscion nothusSilver Seatrouttaxon page
Leiostomus xanthurusSpottaxon page
Micropogonias undulatusAtlantic Croakertaxon page
Micropogonias furnieriWhitemouth Croakertaxon page
Pogonias cromisBlack Drumtaxon page
Sciaenops ocellatusRed Drumtaxon page
Larimus fasciatusBanded Drumtaxon page
Larimus brevicepsCabezontaxon page
Menticirrhus littoralisGulf Kingfishtaxon page
Menticirrhus americanusSouthern Kingfishtaxon page
Menticirrhus saxatilisNorthern Kingfishtaxon page
Pareques acuminatusHigh-Hattaxon page
Pareques umbrosusCubbyutaxon page
Stellifer lanceolatusStar Drumtaxon page
Umbrina coroidesSand Drumtaxon page

Scombridae (Mackerels)

Euthynnus alletteratusLittle Tunnytaxon page
Sarda sardaAtlantic Bonitotaxon page
Scomber coliasAtlantic Chub Mackereltaxon page
Scomberomorus maculatusSpanish Mackereltaxon page
Scomberomorus cavallaKing Mackereltaxon page

Scophthalmidae (Turbots)

Scophthalmus aquosusWindowpanetaxon page

Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes)

Pontinus longispinisLongspine Scorpionfishtaxon page
Scorpaena calcarataSmoothhead Scorpionfishtaxon page
Scorpaena plumieriSpotted Scorpionfishtaxon page
Scorpaena disparHunchback Scorpionfishtaxon page
Scorpaena brasiliensisBarbfishtaxon page
Setarches guentheriDeepwater Scorpionfishtaxon page

Serranidae (Sea Basses and Groupers)

Centropristis philadelphicaRock Sea Basstaxon page
Centropristis ocyurusBank Sea Basstaxon page
Diplectrum bivittatumDwarf Sand Perchtaxon page
Diplectrum formosumSand Perchtaxon page
Diplectrum radialeAquavinataxon page
Epinephelus nigritusWarsaw Groupertaxon page
Epinephelus adscensionisRock Hindtaxon page
Epinephelus flavolimbatusYellowedge Groupertaxon page
Epinephelus guttatusRed Hindtaxon page
Epinephelus niveatusSnowy Groupertaxon page
Epinephelus striatusNassau Groupertaxon page
Epinephelus itajaraGoliath Groupertaxon page
Gonioplectrus hispanusSpanish Flagtaxon page
Hemanthias leptusLongtail Basstaxon page
Mycteroperca acutirostrisWestern Comb Groupertaxon page
Mycteroperca phenaxScamptaxon page
Mycteroperca microlepisGagtaxon page
Mycteroperca interstitialisYellowmouth Groupertaxon page
Mycteroperca bonaciBlack Groupertaxon page
Mycteroperca rubraComb Groupertaxon page
Paranthias furciferAtlantic Creolefishtaxon page
Rypticus maculatusWhitespotted Soapfishtaxon page
Rypticus saponaceusGreater Soapfishtaxon page
Serraniculus pumilioPygmy Sea Basstaxon page
Serranus phoebeTattlertaxon page
Serranus subligariusBelted Sandfishtaxon page
Serranus atrobranchusBlackear Basstaxon page

Soleidae (Soles)

Pardachirus pavoninusPeacock Soletaxon page

Sparidae (Porgies)

Archosargus probatocephalusSheepsheadtaxon page
Lagodon rhomboidesPinfishtaxon page
Calamus leucosteusWhitebone Porgytaxon page
Calamus calamusSaucereye Porgytaxon page
Diplodus argenteusSilver Porgytaxon page
Diplodus holbrookiiSpottail Pinfishtaxon page
Pagrus pagrusRed Porgytaxon page
Stenotomus caprinusLongspine Porgytaxon page
Argyrozona argyrozonaCarpenter Seabreamtaxon page

Sphyraenidae (Barracudas)

Sphyraena guachanchoGuaguanchetaxon page
Sphyraena barracudaGreat Barracudataxon page
Sphyraena borealisNorthern Sennettaxon page

Sphyrnidae (Hammerhead Sharks)

Sphyrna zygaenaSmooth Hammerheadtaxon page
Sphyrna tiburoBonnetheadtaxon page
Sphyrna lewiniScalloped Hammerheadtaxon page

Stromateidae (Butterfishes)

Peprilus triacanthusButterfishtaxon page
Peprilus burtiGulf Butterfishtaxon page
Peprilus paruHarvestfishtaxon page

Syngnathidae (Pipefishes)

Microphis brachyurusOpossum Pipefishtaxon page
Syngnathus louisianaeChain Pipefishtaxon page
Syngnathus scovelliGulf Pipefishtaxon page
Syngnathus floridaeDusky Pipefishtaxon page
Syngnathus pelagicusSargassum Pipefishtaxon page
Syngnathus fuscusNorthern Pipefishtaxon page
Pseudophallus mindiiFreshwater Pipefishtaxon page
Hippocampus erectusLined Seahorsetaxon page
Hippocampus zosteraeDwarf Seahorsetaxon page

Synodontidae (Lizardfishes)

Synodus foetensInshore Lizardfishtaxon page
Saurida brasiliensisLargescale Lizardfishtaxon page
Trachinocephalus myopsSnakefishtaxon page

Tetraodontidae (Puffers)

Sphoeroides parvusLeast Puffertaxon page
Sphoeroides nephelusSouthern Puffertaxon page
Sphoeroides testudineusCheckered Puffertaxon page
Sphoeroides spengleriBandtail Puffertaxon page
Sphoeroides marmoratusSpinyback Blowfishtaxon page
Canthigaster rostrataSharpnose Puffertaxon page
Lagocephalus laevigatusSmooth Puffertaxon page

Triakidae (Hound Sharks)

Mustelus norrisiFlorida Smoothhoundtaxon page
Mustelus sinusmexicanusGulf Smoothhoundtaxon page
Mustelus canisSmooth Dogfishtaxon page

Trichiuridae (Cutlassfishes)

Trichiurus lepturusAtlantic Cutlassfishtaxon page

Triglidae (Searobins)

Prionotus tribulusBighead Searobintaxon page
Prionotus paralatusMexican Searobintaxon page
Prionotus longispinosusBigeye Searobintaxon page
Prionotus roseusBluespotted Searobintaxon page
Prionotus ophryasBandtail Searobintaxon page
Prionotus carolinusNorthern Searobintaxon page
Prionotus evolansStriped Searobintaxon page
Prionotus scitulusLeopard Searobintaxon page
Prionotus stearnsiShortwing Searobintaxon page
Prionotus rubioBlackwing Searobintaxon page
Prionotus martisBarred Searobintaxon page
Bellator militarisHorned Searobintaxon page

Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)

Astroscopus y_graecumSouthern Stargazertaxon page
Astroscopus guttatusNorthern Stargazertaxon page
Kathetostoma albiguttaLancer Stargazertaxon page
Xenocephalus egregiusFreckled Stargazertaxon page