All-In-One Page Southeast Asia Fish Species

Species Group: Redfishes, Basses, Congers, etc (ISSCAAP 33)

Common Name: John’s Snapper, Golden Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Johnii  (Bloch, 1792)
Mandarin Name: 紅鰽(Hóng qiú), 红皂 (Hóng zào), 红潮 (Hóng cháo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Jenahak, Ungah
Local Hokkien: Ang Zho
Local Teochew: Ang Zhor
Local Cantonese: Hong Lap






Common Name: Russel’s Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Russelli  (Bleeker, 1849)
Mandarin Name: 紅鰽痣(Hóng qiú zhì), 红皂记 (Hóng zào jì)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tanda
Local Hokkien: Ang Zho Kee, Orr Tiam
Local Teochew: Ang Zhor Kee






Common Name: Mangrove Jack, Mangrove Red Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Argentimaculatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 赤鰽 (Chì qiú), 红家定 (Hóng jiā dìng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah, Kakap Merah, Siakap Merah
Local Hokkien: Ciak Zho






Common Name: Malabar Blood Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 红鱼 (Hóng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah Tanda Hitam, Merah, Merah Mata Hitam






Common Name: Crimson Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Erythropterus  Bloch, 1790
Mandarin Name: 红鸡 (Hóng jī)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah, Merah Pucat
Local Hokkien: Ang Sai, Ang Koi






Common Name: Humpback Red Snapper, Paddletail
Scientific Name: Lutjanus gibbus (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 红鸡 (Hóng jī), 紅魚 (Hóng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah, Jenahak, Merah Barahan






Common Name: Emperor Red Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Sebae  (Cuvier, 1816)
Mandarin Name: 红鸡 (Hóng jī), 紅魚 (Hóng yú), 关刀红 (Guān dāo hóng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah Coreng, Merah Boring
Local Hokkien: Ang Hu, Ang Koi
Remarks: Red stripes will disappear in adult.






Common Name: Yellow Streaked Snapper, Dark-tailed Sea Perch
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Lemniscatus  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah, Kunyit, Jenahak Jalur Kuning






Common Name: Button Snapper, Moluccan Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Boutton  (Lacepède, 1802)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Merah Maluku






Common Name: Spanish Flag Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Carponotatus  (Richardson, 1842)
Mandarin Name: 赤笔仔 (Chì bǐ zǐ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Timun
Local Hokkien: Tee Boon






Common Name: Blackspot Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Ehrenbergii  (Peters, 1869)
Mandarin Name: 火点 (Huǒ diǎn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Timun Tanda






Common Name: Bigeye Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Lutjanus  Bloch, 1790
Mandarin Name: 黄笛鲷 (Huáng dí diāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kunyit, Remong
Local Hokkien: Kee Hu
Remarks: Often difficult to differentiate the Lutjanus Madras and Lutjanus Lutjanus. The space between the eye and upper jaw is smaller for Lutjanus Lutjanus.






Common Name: Indian Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Madras  (Valenciennes, 1831)
Mandarin Name: 前鳞笛鲷 (Qián lín dí diāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kunyit, Remong, Kunyit Madras
Local Hokkien: Kee Hu
Remarks: Often difficult to differentiate the Lutjanus Madras and Lutjanus Lutjanus. The space between the eye and upper jaw is smaller for Lutjanus Lutjanus.






Common Name: Brownstripe Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Vitta  (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kunyit, Remong, Kunyit Remong
Local Hokkien: Kee Hu






Common Name: Goldbanded Jobfish, Day's Jobfish
Scientific Name: Pristipomoides multidens  (Day, 1871)
Local Malay Name: Kerisi Bali, Ibu Kerisi
Local Hokkien: Ka Lak






Common Name: Sharptooth Jobfish, Sharptooth Snapper
Scientific Name: Pristipomoides typus  Bleeker, 1852
Local Malay Name: Kerisi Batu, Ibu Kerisi, Kerisi Bali Ros
Local Hokkien: Ka Lak






Common Name: Cinnabar Goatfish
Scientific Name: Parupeneus heptacanthus  (Lacepède, 1802)
Local Malay Name: Biji Nangka Tanda Merah






Common Name: Chocolate Hind, Brown-barred Grouper
Scientific Name: Cephalopholis boenak  (Bloch, 1790)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 印度石斑 (Yìndù shí bān)
Local Malay Name: Kerapu Tenggarong, Kerapu Belang Perang






Common Name: Bluespotted Hind
Scientific Name: Cephalopholis Cyanostigma (Valenciennes, 1828)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú)
Local Malay Name: Kerapu Bintik Biru, Kerapu Karang
Remarks: These groupers were caught in Pulau Tinggi






Common Name: Bluelined Grouper, Bluelined Hind, Bluelined Rockcod
Scientific Name: Cephalopholis Formosa  (Shaw, 1812)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 蓝线石斑 (Lán xiàn shí bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Garis Biru
Local Hokkien: Thee Swa Gau
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Barred Soapfish
Scientific Name: Diploprion bifasciatum Cuvier, 1828
Mandarin Name: 肥皂鱼 (Féizào yú)
Local Malay Name: Kerapu Sebekah, Sebekah Laut






Common Name: Areolate Grouper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus Areolatus (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 西星斑 (Xi xīng bān)
Local Malay Name: Kerapu Ekor Putih, Kerapu Bintik Bulat
Local Hokkien: Koay Gau
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Duskytail Grouper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus Bleekeri  (Vaillant, 1878)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 红点油班 (Hóng diǎn yóu bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Ekor Gelap
Local Hokkien: Koay Gau
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Orange-spotted Grouper, Goldspotted Rockcod, Brownspotted Grouper, Estuary Cod.
Scientific Name: Epinephelus Coioides  (Hamilton, 1822)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 红点石斑 (Hóng diǎn shí bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu bintik jingga, Kerapu Pinang, Kerapu Balong, Kerapu Rintek, Kerapu Pakpanang
Local Hokkien: Chia Gau
Remarks: Looks almost like Dusky Tail Grouper. The difference is clear in the tail fin.






Common Name: Coral Grouper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus Corallicola (Valenciennes, 1828)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Karang, Kerapu Pisang
Remarks: This grouper is caught in Pulau Tinggi






Common Name: Cloudy Grouper, Cloudy Rockcod,.Garoupa
Scientific Name: Epinephelus erythrurus  (Valenciennes, 1828).
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 石头斑 (Shítou bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Tompok Awan, Kerapu Combat
Local Hokkien: Koay Gau
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Rock Grouper, Red Banded Grouper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus fasciatomaculosus  (Peters, 1865)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 青眼斑 (Qīng yǎn bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Batu, Tongkah
Local Hokkien: Koay Gau, Gau Hu
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Blacktip Grouper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus fasciatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 赤石斑鱼 (Chìshí bān yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Sirip Hitam, Kerapu Merah
Remarks: This grouper was caught in Pulau Tinggi






Common Name: Giant Grouper, Brindlebass, Brown Spotted Cod, Bumblebee Grouper, Queensland Groper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus lanceolatus  (Bloch, 1790)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 鞍帶石斑魚(Ān dài shí bān yú), 龙旦 (Lóng dàn)
Local Malay Name:Ikan Kertang, Kerapu Pertang
Local Cantonese: Long Tan






Common Name: Longfin Grouper
Scientific Name: Epinephelus quoyanus  (Valenciennes, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 蜜蜂斑 (Mìfēng bān)
Local Malay Name:Ikan Kerapu Cicak, Kerapu Tukul
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Sixbar Grouper, Garoupa
Scientific Name: Epinephelus sexfasciatus  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 糯米石斑 (Nuòmǐ shí bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Bebeh
Local Hokkien: Koay Gau
Local Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Greasy Grouper, Garoupa
Scientific Name: Epinephelus tauvina  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), Global - 鱸滑石斑魚(Lú huá shíbānyú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu Hitam, Kerapu Bunga
Local Hokkien: Koay GauLocal Teochew: Gao Hu
Local Cantonese: Seck Pan






Common Name: Common Coral Trout, Leopard Trout, Leopard Coral Grouper
Scientific Name: Plectropomus leopardus  (Lacepède, 1802)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 七星斑 (Qī xīng bān)
Local Malay Name: Kerapu Sunoh Bara, Kerapu Bintang
Local Hokkien: Ang Gau






Common Name: Barcheek Coral Trout, Spotted Coral Grouper
Scientific Name: Plectropomus maculatus (Bloch, 1790)
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 东星斑 (Dōng xīng bān)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerapu sunoh pisang, Kerapu Bara
Local Hokkien: Chut Bee Gau, Ang Gau






Common Name: White-edged Lyretail, White-edged Lunartail
Scientific Name: Variola albimarginata  Baissac, 1953
Mandarin Name: 石斑魚 (Shí bān yú), 白缘星鲙 (Bái yuán xīng kuài)
Local Malay Name: Kerapu Sabit Putih






Common Name: Blackspot Tuskfish
Scientific Name: Choerodon schoenleinii  (Valenciennes, 1839)
Mandarin Name: 青鹦哥 (Qīng yīng gē), 哨牙仔 (Shào yá zǐ), 青衣 (Qīngyī)
Local Malay Name: Ketarap Bintik Hitam, Bayan






Common Name: Seagrass Tuskfish
Scientific Name: Choerodon oligacanthus  (Bleeker, 1851)
Mandarin Name:鹦哥 (Yīng gē)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Ketarap Tanda, Bayan






Common Name: Sling-jaw Wrasse
Scientific Name: Epibulus insidiator  (Pallas, 1770)
Mandarin Name: 伸口鱼 (Shēn kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bayan, Batu, Nuri Sumpit






Common Name: Bubblefin Wrasse, Diamond Wrasse
Scientific Name: Halichoeres nigrescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name:鹦哥 (Yīng gē), 黑带海猪鱼 (Hēi dài hǎi zhū yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bayan, Batu, Nuri Belodok






Common Name: Blackeye Thicklip
Scientific Name: Hemigymnus melapterus  (Bloch, 1791)
Mandarin Name:鹦哥 (Yīng gē), 黑鳍厚唇鱼 (Hēi qí hòu chún yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Ketarap Tanda, Bayan, Bibir-tebal Badan Gelap






Common Name: Rusty Parrotfish
Scientific Name: Scarus ferrugineus  Forsskål, 1775
Mandarin Name: 鹦哥 (Yīng gē)
Local Malay Name: Ketarap, Bayan Karat






Common Name: Blue-barred parrotfish
Scientific Name: Scarus ghobban  Forsskål, 1775
Mandarin Name: 鹦哥 (Yīng gē)
Local Malay Name: Ketarap, Bayan Belang Biru






Common Name: Rivulated parrotfish
Scientific Name: Scarus rivulatus  Valenciennes, 1840
Mandarin Name: 鹦哥 (Yīng gē)
Local Malay Name: Ketarap, Bayan Coreng
Remarks: Below photo is a male Rivulated parrotfish






Common Name: Painted Sweetlips
Scientific Name: Diagramma pictum  (Thunberg, 1792)
Mandarin Name: 马头卢 (Mǎ tóu lú), 尾油卿 (Wěi yóu qīng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kaci, Kaci Mandi Abu
Local Hokkien: Ka Chee






Common Name: Harry Hotlips, Brown Sweetlips
Scientific Name: Plectorhinchus gibbosus   (Lacepède, 1802)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kaci, Tebal Bibir, Kakap Batu, Kaci Kakap
Local Hokkien: Or Ka Chee






Common Name: Yellowbanded Sweetlips, Diagonal-banded Sweetlips, Blackstriped Sweetlips
Scientific Name: Plectorhinchus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kaci, Kaci Rajabau
Local Hokkien: Ka Chee






Common Name: Broadbanded Velvetchin, Belted Barbeled Grunter
Scientific Name: Hapalogenys analis  Richardson, 1845
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kaci Belang, Tebal Bibir






Common Name: Longhead Grunt, Longhead Grunter
Scientific Name: Pomadasys auritus  (Cuvier, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 石鲈鱼 (Shí lú yú), 石炉鱼 (Shí lú yú), 金石鲈 (Jīn shí lú)
Local Malay Name: Gerut-gerut Emas,, Gegerut, Gerut-gerut, Tebal Pipi
Local Hokkien: Jiok Tau Lor
 





Common Name: Javelin Grunter, Javelin Grunt
Scientific Name: Pomadasys kaakan  (Cuvier, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 石鲈鱼 (Shí lú yú), 石炉鱼 (Shí lú yú), 白鰽 (Bái qiú), 镖石鲈 (Biāo shí lú), 点石鲈 (Diǎn shí lú)
Local Malay Name: Gerut-gerut Ompakan, Gegerut, Celek Mata, Akuhut, Gorat-gorat
Local Hokkien: Gu Hud, Jiok Lor, Pek Cho
Local Teochew: Pek Cho






Common Name: Saddle Grunter, Saddle Grunt
Scientific Name: Pornadasys maculatus  (Bloch, 1793)
Mandarin Name: 石鲈鱼 (Shí lú yú), 石炉鱼 (Shí lú yú), 白鰽 (Bái qiú), 大斑石鲈 (Dà bān shí lú)
Local Malay Name: Gerut-gerut Sebokah, Gegerut, Celek Mata, Akuhut, Gorat-gorat
Local Hokkien: Gu Hud, Jiok Lor, Pek Cho
Local Teochew: Pek Cho






Common Name: Red Patched Grunter
Scientific Name: Pomadasys unimaculatus  Tian, 1982
Mandarin Name: 石鲈鱼 (Shí lú yú), 石炉鱼 (Shí lú yú), 白鰽 (Bái qiú), 单斑石鲈 (Dān bān shí lú)
Local Malay Name: Gerut-gerut Pelana, Gegerut,, Akuhut, Gorat-gorat
Local Hokkien: Gu Hud, Jiok Lor, Pek Cho
Local Teochew: Pek Cho






Common Name: Bay Sillago
Scientific Name: Sillago ingenuua  McKay, 1985
Mandarin Name: 沙鮻 (Shā suō), 沙钻 (Shā zuàn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bulus-bulus, Bebulus, Seloncong, Puntung Damar Teluk
Local Hokkien: Sua Jui,, Sua Jiam
Local Teochew: Sua Jui
Local Cantonese: Sar Joi






Common Name: Yellowsnout Large-eye Bream
Scientific Name: Gymnocranius frenatus Bleeker, 1873
Local Malay Name: Kapas-kapas Laut, Mempasir Mutiara






Common Name: Pink Ear Emperors, Bridled Pigface bream
Scientific Name: Lethrinus lentjan   (Lacepède, 1802)
Mandarin Name: 龙占 (Lóng zhàn), 乌帽龙占 (Wū mào lóng zhàn), 紅鰽痣 (Hóng qiú zhì)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pelandok, Landuk, Mempinang, Ketambak, Asuh, Landok Calit Merah
Local Hokkien: Leng Jiam






Common Name: Ornate emperor
Scientific Name: Lethrinus ornatus  Valenciennes, 1830
Mandarin Name: 龙占 (Lóng zhàn), 黄带龙占 (Huáng dài lóng zhàn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pelandok, Landuk, Mempinang, Ketambak, Asuh, Landok Jalur Jingga







Common Name: Spangled emperor
Scientific Name: Lethrinus nebulosus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 龙占 (Lóng zhàn), 青嘴龙占 (Qīng zuǐ lóng zhàn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pelandok, Landuk, Mempinang, Ketambak, Asuh, Landok Sisik Bintik






Common Name: Slender Emperor, Variegated Emperor
Scientific Name: Lethrinus variegatus  Valenciennes, 1830
Mandarin Name: 龙占 (Lóng zhàn), 杂色龙占 (Zá sè lóng zhàn), 杂色裸颊鲷 (Zá sè luǒ jiá diāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pelandok, Landuk, Mempinang, Ketambak, Asuh, Landok Lampai






Common Name: Deep-bodied Mojarra, Silver Biddy
Scientific Name: Gerres erythrourus (Bloch, 1791)
Mandarin Name: 胶把 (Jiāo bǎ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kapas-kapas, Kekapas, Kapas Laut, Kapas Sungai
Local Hokkien: Ka Pak






Common Name: Longfin Mojarra
Scientific Name: Pentaprion longimanus  (Cantor, 1849)
Mandarin Name: 胶把 (Jiāo bǎ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kapas, Kapas-kapas, Kekapas, Kapas Kaca
Local Hokkien: Ka Pak






Common Name: Concertina Fish
Scientific Name: Drepane longimana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 白曹喜 (Bái cáo xǐ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Daun Baharu, Bebaru, Baharu-baharu, Daun-baru Belang
Local Hokkien: Cao Xi






Common Name: Spotted Sicklefish
Scientific Name: Drepane punctata  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mandarin Name: 曹喜 (Cáo xǐ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Daun Baharu, Bebaru, Baharu-baharu, Daun-baru Bintik
Local Hokkien: Cao Xi






Common Name: Redbelly Yellowtail Fusilier
Scientific Name: Caesio cuning  (Bloch, 1791)
Mandarin Name: 豆腐鱼 (Dòufu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Delah, Delah Pinang, Bagan, Sulit
Local Hokkien: Tau Hoo
Local Teochew: Tau Hoo






Common Name: Yellow and Blueback Fusilier
Scientific Name: Caesio teres  Seale, 1906
Mandarin Name: 豆腐鱼 (Dòufu yú), 蓝黄梅鲷 (Lán huáng méi diāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Delah, Delah Remong, Bagan, Sulit
Local Hokkien: Tau Hoo
Local Teochew: Tau Hoo






Common Name: Double-lined Fusilier, Double Stripe Fusilier
Scientific Name: Pterocaesio digramma (Bleeker, 1864)
Mandarin Name: 豆腐鱼 (Dòufu yú), 双带乌尾鮗 (Shuāng dài wū wěi dong), 双带梅鲷 (Shuāng dài méi diāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Delah, Pinang-pinang, Sulit Dwijalur
Local Hokkien: Tau Hoo
Local Teochew: Tau Hoo






Common Name: Dark-banded Fusilier
Scientific Name: Pterocaesio tile   (Cuvier, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 豆腐鱼 (Dòufu yú), 蒂尔乌尾鮗 (Dì ěr wū wěi dong), 长背梅鲷 (Zhǎng bèi méi diāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Delah, Delah Karang, Sulit Jalur Hitam
Local Hokkien: Tau Hoo
Local Teochew: Tau Hoo






Common Name: Doubletooth Soldierfish, Red-fin Squirrelfish
Scientific Name: Myripristis hexagona  (Lacepède, 1802)
Mandarin Name: 大眼 (Dà yǎn)
Local Malay Name: Sebekah, Lolong Batu, Lolong-karang Sirip Merah






Common Name: Redcoat, Red striped Squirrelfish
Scientific Name: Sargocentron rubrum (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 大眼 (Dà yǎn)
Local Malay Name: Lolong, Lolong Batu, Sebekah-karang Sirip Hijau






Common Name: Bengal Sergeant
Scientific Name: Abudefduf bengalensis (Bloch, 1787)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Gombing Benggala






Common Name: Sweeper, Bullseye
Scientific Name: Pempheris otaitensis Cuvier, 1831
Local Malay Name: Sepat Laut






Common Name: Buru Glass Perchlet
Scientific Name: Ambassis buruensis  Bleeker, 1856
Local Malay Name: Seriding Buru, Pridin






Common Name: Bald Glassy, Naked-head Glassy Perchlet
Scientific Name: Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)
Local Malay Name: Seriding Putih, Seriding Botak, Pridin






Common Name: Four-banded Cardinalfish
Scientific Name: Apogon quadrifasciatus  Cuvier, 1828
Local Malay Name: Sebekah Dwijalur, Sebekah Dua Jalur, Sernangka, Seriding






Common Name: Hookfin Cardinalfish
Scientific Name: Apogon griffin  (Seale, 1910)
Local Malay Name: Sebekah Merah, Seriding






Common Name: Reeve's Croaker
Scientific Name: Chrysochir aureus (Richardson, 1846)
Mandarin Name: 黄金鳍口 (Huáng jīn qí kǒu)
Local Malay Name: Gelama China, Gelama Kuning Dada, Gelama Lumpur






Common Name: Goatee Croaker
Scientific Name: Dendrophysa russelii  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 白姑魚 (Bái gū yú), 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Janggut Tanda
Local Hokkien: Gu La MaLocal Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Belanger's Croaker, Jewfish, Drum
Scientific Name: Johnius belangerii  (Cuvier, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 白姑魚 (Bái gū yú), 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Birai, Gelama Panjang, Jarau
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Sharpnose Hammer Croaker
Scientific Name: Johnius borneensis   (Bleeker, 1851)
Mandarin Name: 白姑魚 (Bái gū yú), 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Batu, Gelama Tukul






Common Name: Coitor Croaker
Scientific Name: Johnius coitor  (Hamilton, 1822)
Mandarin Name: 白姑魚 (Bái gū yú), 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Borneo, Gelama Papan
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Yellow Croaker
Scientific Name: Larimichthys polyactis (Bleeker, 1877)
Mandarin Name: 小黃魚 (Xiǎohuángyú), 黄花鱼 (Huánghuā yú)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Emas, Gelama Dada Kuning
Remarks: The fish is gold in color. It is a very rare species in this area that can only be found at the beginning of the Northeast Monsoon season. Most of these fish are caught with eggs.






Common Name: White Flower Croaker, Yellow drum
Scientific Name: Nibea albiflora (Richardson, 1846)
Mandarin Name: 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā), 黃姑魚 (Huáng gū yú)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Bunga
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name:Soldier Croaker
Scientific Name: Nibea soldado  (Lacepède, 1802)
Mandarin Name: 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā), 白板 (Bái bǎn)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Papan, Gelama Bongkok
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Bronze Croaker
Scientific Name: Otolithoides biauritus  (Cantor, 1849)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Selampai, Tenkerong Merah






Common Name: Tigertooth Croaker
Scientific Name: Otolithes ruber  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 双牙(Shuāng yá)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Gigi Jarang, Gelama Bulat, Tenkerong Panjang
Local Hokkien: Sum Geh
Local Teochew: Sum Geh






Common Name: Half-mourning Croaker
Scientific Name: Paranibea semiluctuosa  (Cuvier, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā), 黑鰭黃姑魚 (Hēi qí huáng gū yú)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Kelam
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Bigeye Croaker
Scientific Name: Pennahia anea  (Bloch, 1793)
Mandarin Name: 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā), 大眼白姑鱼 (Dà yǎn bái gū yú)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Pisang
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Big-head Pennah Croaker
Scientific Name: Pennahia macrocephalus  (Tang, 1937)
Mandarin Name: 牛那妈 (Niú nà mā), 大头白姑鱼 (Dà tóu bái gū yú)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Cerua
Local Hokkien: Gu La Ma
Local Teochew: Gu La Ma






Common Name: Bigmouth croaker
Scientific Name: Pterotolithus lateoides  (Bleeker, 1849)
Mandarin Name: 双牙(Shuāng yá)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Gigi Jarang, Jarang-gigi Jarau Putih
Local Hokkien: Sum Geh
Local Teochew: Sum Geh






Common Name: Blotched Tigertooth Croaker, Spotted Jewfish
Scientific Name: Pterotolithus maculatus  (Cuvier, 1830)
Local Malay Name: Gelama Jarau Bintik, Gelama Musang






Common Name: Rosy Dwarf Monocle Bream
Scientific Name: Parascolopsis eriomma  (Jordan & Richardson, 1909)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pasir, Mempasir, Mempasir Ros Merah






Common Name: Pearly Monocle Bream
Scientific Name: Scolopsis margaritifera  (Cuvier, 1830)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pasir, Pasir-pasir Mutiara
Local Hokkien: Tua Bak Kor






Common Name: Rainbow Monocle Bream, Monogrammed monocle bream
Scientific Name: Scolopsis monogramma  (Cuvier, 1830)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pasir, Pasir-pasir Jalur Gelap
Local Hokkien: Tua Bak Kor






Common Name: Latice Monocle Bream
Scientific Name: Scolopsis taenioptera  (Cuvier, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 红哥里 (Hóng gē lǐ)
Local Malay Name: Kerisi Pasir, Pasir-pasir Mentimun
Local Hokkien: Ang Goh Li
Local Teochew: Ang Nee






Common Name: Whitecheek Monocle Bream
Scientific Name: Scolopsis vosmeri  (Bloch, 1792)
Mandarin Name: 白头库 (Bái tóu kù)
Local Malay Name: Puyu Laut
Local Hokkien: Peh Tao Kor, Thik Kak Chia






Common Name: Fork-tailed Threadfin Bream, Rosy Threadfin Bream
Scientific Name: Nemipterus furcosus  (Valenciennes, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 红哥里 (Hóng gē lǐ), 红金线鱼 (Hóng jīn xiàn yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerisi, Kerisi Merah Ros
Local Hokkien: Ang Goh Li
Local Teochew: Ang Nee






Common Name: Japanese Threadfin Bream
Scientific Name: Nemipterus japonicus  (Bloch, 1791)
Mandarin Name: 红哥里 (Hóng gē lǐ), 日本金线鱼 (Rìběn jīn xiàn yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerisi, Kerisi Jepun
Local Hokkien: Ang Goh Li
Local Teochew: Ang Nee






Common Name: Notchedfin Threadfin Bream
Scientific Name: Nemipterus peronii  (Valenciennes, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 红哥里 (Hóng gē lǐ), 菲氏金线鱼 (Fēi shì jīn xiàn yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerisi, Kerisi Merah
Local Hokkien: Ang Goh Li
Local Teochew: Ang Nee






Common Name: White Shouldered Whiptail
Scientific Name: Pentapodus bifasciattus (Bleeker, 1848)
Local Malay Name: Anjang-anjang Dua Jalur






Common Name: Butterfly Whiptail
Scientific Name: Pentapodus setosus (Valenciennes, 1830)
Local Malay Name: Anjang-anjang Monofilamen






Common Name: Blackear Lizardfish
Scientific Name: Synodus hoshinonis Tanaka, 1917
Mandarin Name: 狗母魚 (Gǒu mǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Conor, Mengkerong, Ubi, Ubi Pelana






Common Name: Bluntnose Lizardfish, Painted Grinner, Snakefish
Scientific Name: Synodus myops   (Forster, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 狗母魚 (Gǒu mǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Conor, Mengkerong, Ubi, Pucung






Common Name: Variegated Lizardfish
Scientific Name: Synodus variegatus  (Lacepède, 1803)
Mandarin Name: 红斑狗母 (Hóngbān gǒu mǔ), 狗母魚 (Gǒu mǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Conor, Mengkarong, Ubi Sisik Pipi






Common Name: Greater Lizardfish
Scientific Name: Saurida tumbil  (Bloch, 1795)
Mandarin Name: 狗母魚 (Gǒu mǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Conor, Mengkerong, Ubi, Pucung, Conor Curut






Common Name: Tropical Sand Goby
Scientific Name: Acentrogobius caninus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Mandarin Name: 犬牙细棘鰕虎鱼 (Quǎnyá xì jí xiā hǔ yú), 虾虎鱼 (Xiā hǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Belodok Lobang






Common Name: Tank Goby
Scientific Name: Glossogobius giuris  (Hamilton, 1822)
Mandarin Name: 舌鰕虎鱼 (Shé xiā hǔ yú), 虾虎鱼 (Xiā hǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Belukor, Belungko, Belodok Ubi






Scientific Name: Helotes sexlineatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) 
Synonym: Pelates sexlineatus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824)
Common Name: Six-lined Trumpeter, Sixlined Terapon
Local Malay Name: Kerong Enam Jalur






Common Name: Jarbua Terapon
Scientific Name: Terapon jarbua  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 家隆蛆 (Jiālóng qū), 花身(Huā shēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan kerong, Mengkerong, Kekerong, Kerong Jalur
Local Hokkien: Keh Long Chi






Common Name: Largescaled Terapon
Scientific Name: Terapon theraps  Cuvier, 1829
Mandarin Name: 家隆蛆 (Jiālóng qū), 花身(Huā shēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kerong, Mengkerong, Kekerong, Kerong Batu
Local Hokkien: Keh Long Chi






Common Name: Splendid Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Eubleekeria splendens  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Kekek Mahkota






Common Name: Goldstripe Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Karalla daura  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Kekek Jalur






Common Name: Shortnose Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Leiognathus brevirostris  (Valenciennes, 1835)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Kekek Muncung Pendek






Common Name: Common Ponyfish, Greater Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Leiognathus equulus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Kekek Gedabang






Common Name: Longspine Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Leiognathus longispinis  (Valenciennes, 1835)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Kekek Dwifilamen






Common Name: Yellowspotted Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Nuchequula flavaxilla  Kimura, Kimura & Ikejima, 2008
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek






Common Name: Spotnape Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Nuchequula nuchalis  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Kekek Langsat






Common Name: Pugnose ponyfish
Scientific Name: Secutor insidiator  (Bloch, 1787)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Sekiki Muncung






Common Name: Deep Pugnose Ponyfish
Scientific Name: Secutor ruconius  (Hamilton, 1822)
Mandarin Name: 格格 (Gégé)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kikek, Kekek, Sekiki Bulat






Common Name: Orbfish
Scientific Name: Ephippus orbis   (Bloch, 1787)
Mandarin Name:圆白鲳 (Yuán bái chāng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Beluru, Daun Baharu, Peluru
Local Hokkien: Pau Cheoh






Common Name: Longfin Batfish
Scientific Name: Platax teira  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name:牛屎鲳 (Niú shǐ chāng), 尖翅燕鱼 (Jiān chì yàn yú), 象耳朵 (Xiàng ěrduo)
Local Malay Name: Tudung Periuk, Telinga Gajah
Local Hokkien: Gu Sai Cheoh
Remarks: Adult and young pictures of the same species are shown below.








Common Name: Knightfish
Scientific Name: Proteracanthus sarissophorus  (Cantor, 1849)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kuku, Gendang Batu, Perencang
Local Hokkien: Tongkang






Common Name: Spotted Scat
Scientific Name: Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Mandarin Name:金錢魚(Jīn qián yú), 金鼓(Jīn gǔ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Ketang, Ketang Bunga
Local Hokkien: Kim Kor
Remarks: Venomous spines






Common Name: White-spotted Spinefoot, Rabbit fish
Scientific Name: Siganus canaliculatus  (Park, 1797)
Mandarin Name: 白肚鱼 (Bái dù yú), 拜年鱼(Bài nián yú), 长鳍篮子鱼 (Zhǎng qí lánzi yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Capok, Dingkis, Dengkis, Ketang Surat
Local Hokkien: Peh Tor, Bai Jia Heurr
Local Teochew: Pek Touw, Bai Jia Hu
Remarks: Venomous spines on the dorsal, anal and pelvic fins. Can cause sharp pain, bleed and numbness.






Common Name: Mottled Spinefoot, Rabbit fish
Scientific Name: Siganus fuscescens   (Houttuyn, 1782)
Mandarin Name: 白肚鱼 (Bái dù yú), 拜年鱼(Bài nián yú), 褐篮子鱼 (Hè lánzi yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Capok, Dingkis, Dengkis Turus
Local Hokkien: Peh Tor, Bai Jia Heurr
Local Teochew: Pek Touw, Bai Jia Hu
Remarks: Venomous spines on the dorsal, anal and pelvic fins. Can cause sharp pain, bleed and numbness.






Common Name: Streaked Spinefoot, Java Rabbit Fish
Scientific Name: Siganus javus  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Mandarin Name:泥孟 (Ní mèng), 臭肚 (Chòu dù),爪哇篮子鱼 (Zhǎo wā lán zi yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Capok,, Dengkis Jawa
Remarks: Venomous spines on the dorsal, anal and pelvic fins. Can cause sharp pain, bleed and numbness.






Common Name: Barhead spinefoot, Two Barred Rabbitfish
Scientific Name: Siganus virgatus  (Valenciennes, 1835)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Dengkis, Dengkis Kepala Jalur
Remarks: Venomous spines on the dorsal, anal and pelvic fins. Can cause sharp pain, bleed and numbness.






Common Name: Goldlined Spinefoot
Scientific Name: Siganus guttatus   (Bloch, 1787)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Dengkis, Dengkis Tompok Oren
Remarks: Venomous spines on the dorsal, anal and pelvic fins. Can cause sharp pain, bleed and numbness.






Common Name: Unicorn Leatherjacket, Unicorn Filefish
Scientific Name: Aluterus monoceros  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mandarin Name: 鹿仔鱼 (Lùzǐyú), 鸡鱼 (Jī yú), 肉竹 (Ròu zhú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Barat-barat, Kerosok Padi, Ayam Laut
Local Hokkien: Keh Hu, Bak Teik






Common Name: Fan-bellied Leatherjacket
Scientific Name: Monacanthus chinensis  (Isbeck, 1765)
Mandarin Name: 鹿仔鱼 (Lùzǐyú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Barat-barat, Barat-barat Kipas
Local Hokkien: Thik Phuey, Keh Hu






Common Name: Strap-weed Filefish
Scientific Name: Pseudomonacanthus macrurus  (Bleeker, 1857)
Mandarin Name: 鹿仔鱼 (Lùzǐyú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Barat-barat, Kerosok Rumpair
Local Hokkien: Thik Phuey, Keh Hu






Common Name: Prickly Leatherjacket
Scientific Name: Chaetodermis penicilligerus  (Cuvier, 1816)
Mandarin Name: 鹿仔鱼 (Lùzǐyú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bagang, Barat-barat Duri
Local Hokkien: Thik Phuey, Keh Hu






Common Name: : Silver Tripodfish
Scientific Name: Triacanthus nieuhofi  Bleeker, 1852
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lembu Perak, Tunjak Langit, Cagak Langit, Ikan Helicopter






Common Name: Long-tail Tripodfish
Scientific Name: Tripodichthys blochii (Bleeker, 1852)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lembu Ramping, Tunjak Langit, Cagak Langit, Ikan Helicopter






Common Name: Marine Catfish
Scientific Name: Tachysurus, Arius, Osteogenius sp.
Mandarin Name: 成魚 (Chéng yú), 海鯰 (Hǎi nián)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Duri, Pedukang
Local Hokkien: Sai Seng, Ah Seng
Remarks: Venomous spines at the dorsal and pectoral fins. Handle with care.






Common Name: Whitelipped Eel Catfish
Scientific Name: Paraplotosus albilabris   (Valenciennes, 1840)
Mandarin Name: 鳗鲶 (Mán nián),海土虱 (Hǎi tǔ shī), 白唇副鳗鲶 (Bái chún fù mán nián)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Semilang, Semilang Perut Putih
Local Hokkien: Thor Sat
Local Teochew: Thow Sak
Remark: Very venomous spines at the dorsal and pectoral fins. Be very careful in handling.






Common Name: Black Eel Catfish, Gray Eel-catfish
Scientific Name: Plotosus canius  Hamilton, 1822
Mandarin Name: 鳗鲶 (Mán nián), 海土虱(Hǎi tǔ shī), 印度洋鳗鲶 (Yìndùyáng mán nián)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Semilang, Sembilang Gemang
Local Hokkien: Thor Sat
Local Teochew: Thow Sak
Remark: Very venomous spines at the dorsal and pectoral fins. Be very careful in handling.






Common Name: Striped Eel Catfish
Scientific Name: Plotosus lineatus   (Thunberg, 1787)
Mandarin Name: 沙麻 (Shā má), 海土虱(Hǎi tǔ shī), 横纹鳗鲶 (Héng wén mán nián)
Local Malay Name: Sembilang Karang, Usat, Sembilang batu, Kelara, Gemang
Local Hokkien: Sua Mua
Remark: Very venomous spines at the dorsal and pectoral fins. Be very careful in handling.






Common Name: Common Pike Conger
Scientific Name: Muraenesox bagio  (Hamilton, 1822)
Mandarin Name: 海鳗 (Hǎi mán),
Local Malay Name: Malong
Local Hokkien: Mua Hu
Remark: Very large mouth and sharp teeth. Be very careful in handling.






Common Name: Crocodile Flathead
Scientific Name: Cociella crocodilus  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 牛尾 (Niúwěi), 正颚鲬 (Zhèng è yǒng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bebaji, Baji-baji, Baji Buaya






Common Name: Fringe-eyed Flathead
Scientific Name: Cymbacephalus nematophthalmus  (Günther, 1860)
Mandarin Name: 牛尾 (Niúwěi), 线眼乳突鯒 (Xiàn yǎn rǔ tú yǒng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bebaji, Baji-baji, Kumba Buaya






Common Name: Bartail Flathead
Scientific Name: Platycephalus indicus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mandarin Name: 牛尾 (Niúwěi), 印度牛尾鱼 (Yìndù niúwěi yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bebaji, Baji-baji, Baji Ekor Jalur






Common Name: Singapore Toadfish, Reticulated Toadfish
Scientific Name: Allenbatrachus reticulatus  (Steindachner, 1870)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Gedempu
Local Hokkien: Or Hu
Remark: Very strong jaw. The fish is caught in the Straits of Johor.






Common Name: Three-spined Frogfish
Scientific Name: Batrachomoeus trispinosus  (Günther, 1861)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Gedempu, Gedempu Duri
Local Hokkien: Or Hu
Remark: Very strong jaw.






Common Name: Bluering Angelfish
Scientific Name: Pomacanthus annularis  (Bloch, 1787)
Mandarin Name: 蓝环神仙鱼 (Lán huán shénxiān yú), 蓝环盖刺鱼 (Lán huán gài cì yú)
Local Malay Name: Taring Pelanduk Cincin Biru, Ikan Toshiba, Ikan Babi






Common Name: Copperband Butterflyfish, Beaked Butterflyfish
Scientific Name: Chelmon rostratus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mandarin Name: 长吻钻嘴鱼 (Zhǎng wěn zuān zuǐ yú), 铜斑蝴蝶鱼 (Tóng bān húdié yú)
Local Malay Name: Keper Sumpit, Bagang, Pipit






Common Name: Sixspine Butterflyfish, Ocellated Coralfish
Scientific Name: Parachaetodon ocellatus (Cuvier, 1831)
Mandarin Name: 副蝴蝶鱼 (Fù hú dié yú)
Local Malay Name: Keper Laut, Bagang, Bendera, Pancang Bendera







Division Group: Jacks, Mullets, Sauries, etc (ISSCAAP 34)

Common Name: African Pompano
Scientific Name: Alectis ciliaris  (Bloch, 1787)
Mandarin Name:斧头鲳(Fǔtóu chāng), 镜鱼 (Jìng yú), 大眼照明 (Dà yǎn zhào míng)
Local Malay Name: Rambai Ebek






Common Name: Indian Threadfish
Scientific Name: Alectis indica  (Rüppell, 1830)
Mandarin Name:斧头鲳(Fǔtóu chāng), 镜鱼 (Jìng yú), 照明 (Zhào míng)
Local Malay Name: Rambai, Sagai






Common Name: Longfin Trevally
Scientific Name: Carangoides armatus  (Rüppell, 1830)
Mandarin Name: 镜鲳 (Jìng chāng), 甲若鰺 ( Jiǎ ruò shēn )
Local Malay Name: Ikan Cermin, Sagai, Rambai, Cermin, Cupak, Demudok Putih






Common Name: Yellowspotted Trevally
Scientific Name: Carangoides fulvoguttatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 花点水鲳 (Huā diǎn shuǐ chāng), 星點若鰺 (Xīng diǎn ruò shēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Sagai, Cermin, Cupak, Demudok Bintik Kuning






Common Name: Bumpnose Trevally
Scientific Name: Carangoides hedlandensis  (Whitley, 1934)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Demudok, Putih, Demudok Lekuk






Common Name: Malabar Trevally
Scientific Name: Carangoides malabaricus  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Local Malay Name: Demudok, Ikan Rambai
Local Hokkien: Ngiau Chu Kam






Common Name: Bludger
Scientific Name: Carangoides gymnostethus  (Cuvier, 1833)
Mandarin Name: 镜鲳 (Jìng chāng), 裸胸若鰺 (Luǒ xiōng ruò shēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Cermin, Cupak, Ewe Karm, Demudok Nyior-nyior






Common Name: Barcheek Trevally
Scientific Name: Carangoides plagiotaenia  Bleeker, 1857
Mandarin Name: 镜鲳 (Jìng chāng), 斜条鲹 (Xié tiáo shēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Sagai, Cermin, Cupak, Demudok Pipi Calit






Common Name: Brownback Trevally
Scientific Name: Carangoides praeustus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Cupak, Putih, Demudok Abu-abu






Common Name: Giant Trevally
Scientific Name: Caranx ignobilis  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 金骨 (Jīn gǔ), 牛公鲳 (Niú gōng chāng), 牛港鲳 (Niú gǎng chāng)
Local Malay Name: Gerepuh,Putih, Belukok Mamong
Local Hokkien: Gu Kang Cheoh


Juvenile




Common Name: Bluefin Trevally
Scientific Name: Caranx melampygus  Cuvier, 1833
Mandarin Name: 蓝鳍金骨 (Lán qí jīn gǔ)
Local Malay Name: Belukok Sirip Biru, Demudok, Kerepoh






Common Name: Bigeye Trevally
Scientific Name: Caranx sexfasciatus  Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Local Malay Name: Ikan Cupak, Belukok Putih, Kerepoh






Common Name: Golden Trevally,Golden Jack
Scientific Name: Gnathanodon speciosus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 黄合鲳 (Huáng hé chāng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Gomblang, Gerong-gerong, Kalakitok, Kerong, Gerong Belang
Local Hokkien: Boon Nang, Boon Hong






Common Name: Longrakered Trevally
Scientific Name: Ulua mentalis  (Cuvier, 1833)
Mandarin Name: 镜鲳 (Jìng chāng), 羽鰓鰺 (Yǔ sāi shēn), 丝口鲹 (Sī kǒu shēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Cermin, Sagai Mulut Hitam






Common Name: Talang Queenfish, Leatherskin
Scientific Name: Scomberoides commersonnianus  Lacepède, 1801
Mandarin Name: 舢舨跳 (Shānbǎn tiào), 三保公 (Sānbǎo gōng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Talang Bongkok, Talang Lima Jari
Local Hokkien: Sam Pan Thiao, Sam Poh Gong, Tua Peh Gong






Common Name: Barred Queenfish
Scientific Name: Scomberoides tala  (Cuvier, 1832)
Mandarin Name: 舢舨跳 (Shānbǎn tiào), 三保公 (Sānbǎo gōng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Talang-Talang, Talang Padi
Local Hokkien: Sam Pan Thiao, Sam Poh Gong, Tua Peh Gong





Common Name: Needlescaled Queenfish
Scientific Name: Scomberoides tol  (Cuvier, 1832)
Mandarin Name: 舢舨跳 (Shānbǎn tiào), 三保公 (Sānbǎo gōng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Talang-Talang, Seliat, Sampantiau, Talang Lampai
Local Hokkien: Sam Pan Thiao, Sam Poh Gong, Tua Peh Gong






Common Name: Great Barracuda
Scientific Name: Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771)
Mandarin Name: 巴拉金梭鱼 (Bā lā jīn suō yú), 山君鱼 (Shān jūn yú), 竹梭 (Zhú suō)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Alu-Alu, Kacang-kacang, Alu-alu Besar
Local Hokkien: Sua Gun
Local Teochew: Teik So






Common Name: Yellowtail Barracuda
Scientific Name: Sphyraena flavicauda  Rüppell, 1838
Mandarin Name: 黄尾金梭鱼 (Huáng wěi jīn suō yú), 山君鱼 (Shān jūn yú), 竹梭 (Zhú suō)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Alu-Alu, Kacang-kacang Ekor Kuning
Local Hokkien: Sua Gun
Local Teochew: Teik So






Common Name: Bigeye Barracuda
Scientific Name: Sphyraena forsteri  Cuvier, 1829
Mandarin Name: 大眼金梭鱼 (Dà yǎn jīn suō yú), 山君鱼 (Shān jūn yú), 竹梭 (Zhú suō)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Alu-Alu, Tenak, Kacang-kacang Mata Besar
Local Hokkien: Sua Gun
Local Teochew: Teik So






Common Name: Blackfin Barracuda
Scientific Name: Sphyraena qenie  Klunzinger, 1870
Mandarin Name: 暗鳍金梭鱼 (Àn qí jīn suō yú), 山君鱼 (Shān jūn yú), 竹梭 (Zhú suō)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Alu-Alu, Kacang-kacang Sirip Hitam
Local Hokkien: Sua Gun
Local Teochew: Teik So





Common Name: Hardtail Scad
Scientific Name: Megalaspis cordyla  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mandarin Name: 硬尾 (Yìng wěi)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Cincaru, Cencaru
Local Hokkien: Ngeh Buoy






Common Name: Yellowtail Scad
Scientific Name: Atule mate  (Cuvier,1933)
Mandarin Name: 色腊 (Sè là)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Selar Pelata, Selar Kuning, Temenong
Local Hokkien: Sek La






Common Name: Shrimp Scad
Scientific Name: Alepes djedaba  (Forsskål, 1775)
Local Malay Name: Selar Pelata, Pelata Keledek






Common Name: Herring Scad
Scientific Name: Alepes vari  (Cuvier, 1833)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pelata Bali






Common Name: Razorbelly Scad
Scientific Name: Alepes kleinii  (Bloch, 1793)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pelata, Pelata Perut Nipis






Common Name: Blackfin Scad
Scientific Name: Alepes melanoptera   (Swainson, 1839)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Selar Papan, Selar Malam, Pelata Malam






Common Name: Rainbow Runner
Scientific Name: Elagatis bipinnulata   (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pisang-pisang, Bitusan, Dung-dung






Common Name: Bigeye Scad
Scientific Name: Selar crumenophthalmus  (Bloch, 1793)
Mandarin Name: 大目 (Dà Mù)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Selar Bulat, Pelata Bulat, Basung, Lolong Mata Besar
Local Hokkien: Tua Bak






Common Name: Yellowstripe Scad
Scientific Name: Selaroides leptolepis  (Cuvier, 1833)
Mandarin Name: 金带细鲹 (Jīn dài xì shēn)
Local Malay Name: Selar Kuning, Pelata Kuning
Local Hokkien: Kun Ning








Common Name: Greenback Mullet
Scientific Name: Liza subviridis  (Valenciennes, 1836)
Mandarin Name: 鲻鱼(Zī yú), 达莫 (Dá mò), 草乌 (Cǎo wū), 乌鱼 (Wū yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Belanak, Belanak Anding, Kedera, Tamok
Local Hokkien: Jee-ah, Or Hu






Common Name: Squaretail Mullet
Scientific Name: Liza vaigiensis  (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Mandarin Name: 鲻鱼(Zī yú), 达莫 (Dá mò), 草乌 (Cǎo wū), 乌鱼 (Wū yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Belanak, Belanak Loban, Kedera, Tamok
Local Hokkien: Jee-ah, Or Hu






Common Name: Speigler's Mullet
Scientific Name: Valamugil speigleri  (Bleeker, 1858)
Mandarin Name: 鲻鱼(Zī yú), 达莫 (Dá mò), 草乌 (Cǎo wū), 乌鱼 (Wū yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Belanak, Kedera, Tamok, Belanak Angin, Kedera Tanda Hitam
Local Hokkien: Jee-ah, Or Hu






Common Name: East Asian Fourfinger Threadfin
Scientific Name: Eleutheronema rhadinum  (Jordan & Evermann, 1902)
Mandarin Name: 四指马鲅 (Sì zhǐ mǎ bà), 午鱼 (Wǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Senangin, Senangin Rambu Empat
Local Hokkien: Ngor Hu, Pek Ngor, Ngor-ah
Remarks: The East Asian Fourfinger Threadfin is supposed to be endemic to China, Taiwan, Japan and Viet Nam. This specimen is caught in Tanjung Leman, Malaysia.






Common Name: Fourfinger Threadfin
Scientific Name: Eleutheronema tetradactylum  (Shaw, 1804)
Mandarin Name: 午鱼 (Wǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Senangin, Senangin Rambu Empat
Local Hokkien: Ngor Hu, Pek Ngor






Common Name: Threefinger Threadfin
Scientific Name: Eleutheronema tridactylum  (Bleeker, 1849)
Mandarin Name: 午鱼 (Wǔ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Senangin, Senangin Rambu Tiga
Local Hokkien: Ngor Hu, Pek Ngor, Soon Hong






Common Name: Indian Threadfin
Scientific Name: Leptomelanosoma indicum  (Shaw, 1804)
Mandarin Name: 顺风午 (Shùnfēng wǔ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kurau, Senohong
Local Hokkien: Soon Hong, Or Ngor








Common Name: Blackspot Threadfin, Blackspot Tasselfish
Scientific Name: Polydactylus sextarius  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Senangin buih tanda
Local Hokkien: Soon Hong, Zhi Ngor






Common Name: Silver Pomfret, White Pomfret
Scientific Name: Pampus argenteus  (Euphrasen, 1788)
Mandarin Name: 白鲳 (Bái chāng), 银鲳 (Yín chāng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bawal Putih, Duai Putih
Local Hokkien: Pek Cheoh






Common Name: Chinese Silver Pomfret
Scientific Name: Pampus chinensis  (Euphrasen, 1788)
Mandarin Name: 斗鲳 (Dòu chāng), 斗底白鯧 (Dòu dǐ bái chāng), 斗底 (Dòu dǐ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bawal Tambak, Duai Tambak
Local Hokkien: Tau Tae






Common Name: Black Pomfret
Scientific Name: Parastromateus niger  (Bloch, 1795)
Mandarin Name: 黑鲳 (Hēi chāng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bawal Hitam
Local Hokkien: Orr Cheoh






Common Name: Snubnose Pompano, Snubnose Dart
Scientific Name: Trachinotus blochii  (Lacepède, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 金鲳 (Jīn chāng)
Local Malay Name: Bawalmas, Nyior-nyior, Betong, Putih
Local Hokkien: Kim Cheoh






Common Name: Cobia
Scientific Name: Rachycentron canadum  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Mandarin Name: 海鲡 (Hǎi lí)
Local Malay Name: Aruan Tasik
Local Hokkien: Hai Lay






Common Name: Common Dolphinfish, Mahi Mahi, Dorado
Scientific Name: Coryphaena hippurus  Linnaeus, 1758
Mandarin Name: 鬼头刀 (Guǐ tóu dāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Belitong, Belitung, Belitong Lumba
Local Hokkien: Kui Tau Tor






Common Name: Tripletail, Atlantic Tripletail
Scientific Name: Lobotes surinamensis  (Bloch, 1790)
Local Malay Name: Kakap Batu, Kuku Laut, Patipok







Division Group: Herrings (ISSCAAP 35)

Common Name: Whitefin Wolf herring
Scientific Name: Chirocentrus Nudus  Swainson, 1839
Mandarin Name: 西刀鱼 (Xi dāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Rarang, Parang-parang
Remarks: Dorsal fin entirely white or colorless.






Common Name: Tenpounder
Scientific Name: Elops machnata  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 大眼海鲢 (Dà yǎn hǎi lián)
Local Malay Name: Senangin Pulau






Common Name: Indo-Pacific Tarpon
Scientific Name: Megalops Cyprinoides   (Broussonet, 1782)
Mandarin Name: 大海鰱 (Dà hǎi lián), 海庵 (Hǎi ān), 月亮鱼 (Yuèliàng yú), 海龙 (Hǎi lóng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bulan, Bulan-bulan






Common Name: Fringescale Sardinella
Scientific Name: Sardinella Fimbriata  (Valenciennes, 1847)
Mandarin Name: 沙丁鱼 (Shā dīng yú), 淡万鱼 (Dàn wàn yú), 温鱼 (Wēn yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tamban Sisik, Tamban Sisik Tajam
Local Hokkien: Tam Ban
Remarks: Identify by the dark spot at dorsal fin origin






Common Name: Rainbow Sardine, Rainbow Herring
Scientific Name: Dussumieria Acuta  Valenciennes, 1847
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tamban Buluh Pelangi, Tamban Panjang






Common Name: Scaly Hairfin Anchovy
Scientific Name: Setipinna Taty  (Valenciennes, 1848)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kasai Janggut, Bersia, Biang, Empirang Kasai, Ikan Kucing






Common Name: Indian Anchovy
Scientific Name: Stolephorus indicus  (van Hasselt, 1823)
Mandarin Name: 江鱼仔 (Jiāng yú zǐ), 印度侧带小公鱼 (Yìndù cè dài xiǎo gōng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bilis, Pusu, Teri(Indonesia), Bilis Paku, Bilis Bunga Air
Hokkien: Kang Hu Kia






Common Name: Dussumier's Thryssa
Scientific Name: Thryssa Dussumieri   (Valenciennes, 1848)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kasai Daun, Kasai Minyak, Bokok Daun






Division Group: Tunas, Billfishes (ISSCAAP 36)

Common Name: Indo-Pacific Sailfish
Scientific Name: Istiophorus platypterus  (Shaw, 1792)
Mandarin Name: 雨伞旗鱼 (Yǔsǎn qí yú), 东方旗鱼 (Dōngfāng qí yú)
Local Malay Name: Layaran Pasifik, Mersuji, Layaran






Common Name: Striped Marlin
Scientific Name: Kajikia audax (Philippi, 1887)
Synonym: Tetrapturus audax (Philippi, 1887)
Mandarin Name: 红肉旗鱼 (Hóng ròu qí yú),箕作枪鱼 (Jīzuò qiāng yú), 马林鱼 (Mǎ lín yú)
Local Malay Name: Marlin, Mersuji Tahil






Common Name: Indo-Pacific King Mackerel, Spotted Spanish Mackerel
Scientific Name: Scomberomorus Guttatus  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 马鲛鱼 (Mǎ jiāo yú), 斑点马鲛 (Bāndiǎn mǎ jiāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tenggiri Papan, Tenggiri Bunga
Local Hokkien: Beh Ka






Common Name: Korean Seerfish
Scientific Name: Scomberomorus Koreanus  (Kishinouye, 1915)
Mandarin Name: 马鲛鱼 (Mǎ jiāo yú), 朝鲜马鲛 (Cháoxiǎn mǎ jiāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tenggiri Korea, Luding, Dengkeh, Dengkel
Local Hokkien: Beh Ka






Common Name: Streaked Seerfish
Scientific Name: Scomberomorus Lineolatus  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 马鲛鱼 (Mǎ jiāo yú), 线纹马鲛 (Xiàn wén mǎ jiāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tenggiri Papan
Local Hokkien: Beh Ka






Common Name: Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
Scientific Name: Scomberomorus Commerson  (Lacepède, 1800)
Mandarin Name: 马鲛鱼 (Mǎ jiāo yú), 康氏马鲛 (Kāng shì mǎ jiāo)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tenggiri Batang
Local Hokkien: Tek Ka






Common Name: Bullet Tuna, Long Corseletted Frigate Mackerel
Scientific Name: Auxis rochei  (Risso, 1810)
Mandarin Name: 圆花鲣 (Yuán huā jiān), 柴鱼 (Chái yú), 金鎗魚 (Jīnqiāngyú), 鲔鱼 (Wěi yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tongkol, Kayu, Bakulan, Aya Peluru
Local Hokkien: Cha Hu





Scientific Name: Euthynnus affinis  (Cantor, 1849)
English Name: Easten Little Tuna, Kawakawa
Mandarin Name: 巴鲣 (Bā jiān), 柴鱼 (Chái yú), 金鎗魚 (Jīnqiāngyú), 鲔鱼 (Wěi yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tongkol, Kayu, Bakulan, Aya Kurik
Local Hokkien: Cha Hu






Division Group: Mackerels, Snoeks, Cutlass (ISSCAAP 37)

Common Name: Indo-pacific Mackerel, Short mackerel
Scientific Name: Rastrelliger Brachysoma  (Bleeker, 1851)
Mandarin Name: 甘望魚 (Gān wàng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Temenung, Rumahan, Kembung Pelaling
Local Hokkien: Kambong Hu
Remarks: Body is deep and short.






Common Name: Faughni Mackerel, Island Mackerel
Scientific Name: Rastrelliger Faughni  Matsui, 1967
Mandarin Name: 甘望魚 (Gān wàng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Temenung, Rumahan, Mabong, Kembung Lampai
Local Hokkien: Kambong Hu, Mabong
Remarks: Body is not deep and long






Common Name: Indian Mackerel
Scientific Name: Rastrelliger Kanagurta  (Cuvier, 1816)
Mandarin Name: 甘望魚 (Gān wàng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Temenung, Rumahan, Kembung Borek
Local Hokkien: Kambong Hu
Remarks: Black spot near lower margin of pectoral fins






Common Name: Flat Needlefish
Scientific Name: Ablennes hians  (Valenciennes, 1846)
Mandarin Name: 尖嘴鱼 (Jiān zuǐ yú), 扁鹤鱵 (Biǎn hè​​zhēn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Todak, Todak Nipis
Local Hokkien: Teik Long Song, Hai Chiam






Common Name: Hound needlefish
Scientific Name: Tylosurus Crocodilus  (Péron & Lesueur 1821)
Mandarin Name: 尖嘴鱼 (Jiān zuǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Todak, Todak Buaya
Local Hokkien: Teik Long Song, Hai Chiam






Common Name: Spotted Long-tom, Spongyjawed Needlefish
Scientific Name: Tylosurus punctulatus  (Günther, 1872)
Mandarin Name: 尖嘴鱼 (Jiān zuǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Todak
Local Hokkien: Teik Long Song, Hai Chiam








Common Name: Quoy's Garfish, Quoy's Halfbeak
Scientific Name: Hyporhamphus quoyi  (Valenciennes, 1847)
Mandarin Name: 黑尾鱵 (Hēi wěi zhēn), 水针 (Shuǐ zhēn)
Local Malay Name: Jolong-jolong, Jolong Kuala
Local Hokkien: Chui Chiam






Common Name: Pygmy Halfbeak, Malayan Pygmy Halfbeak
Scientific Name: Dermogenys collettei  Meisner, 2001
Local Malay Name: Ikan Julong, Jolong-jolong
Local Hokkien: Chui Chiam






Common Name: Razorback Scabbardfish
Scientific Name: Assurger anzac  (Alexander, 1917)
Mandarin Name: 长剃刀带鱼 (Zhǎng tìdāo dàiyú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Timah, Layur, Selayur, Timah-layur
Local Hokkien: Pek Tua






Common Name: Large-head Hairtail
Scientific Name: Trichiurus Lepturus  Linnaeus, 1758
Mandarin Name: 白带鱼 (Bái dàiyú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Timah, Layur, Selayur
Local Hokkien: Pek Tua






Common Name: Live Sharksucker
Scientific Name: Echeneis Naucrates  Linnaeus, 1758
Mandarin Name: 长印鱼 ( Zhǎng yìn yú )
Local Malay Name: Ikan Selipar, Gedemi, Tapak Kasut






Division Group: Diadromous Fishes (ISSCAAP 25)

Common Name: Giant Sea Perch, Barramundi
Scientific Name: Lates Calcarifer  (Bloch, 1790)
Mandarin Name: 尖吻鲈(Jiān wěn lú), 金目鲈 (Jīnmù lú), 盲槽 (Máng cáo), 石甲 (Shí jiǎ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Siakap
Local Hokkien: Siakap, Kim Bak Lor
Local Teochew: Siakap
Local Cantonese: Seck Kap






Common Name: Waigieu Seaperch
Scientific Name: Psammoperca Waigiensis  (Cuvier, 1828)
Mandarin Name: 红眼鲈(Hóngyǎn lú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Gelam, Siakap Laut, Kakap Laut, Selungsung






Common Name: Milkfish, Bangos
Scientific Name: Chanos Chanos  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 虱目鱼 (Shī mù yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Susu, Bagas, Bandang







Division Group: Shads, Milk fishes etc (ISSCAAP 24)

Common Name: Kelee Shad
Scientific Name: Hilsa Kelee  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 鲥鱼(Shí yú), 花点鲥 (Huā diǎn shí)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Tiram, Terubok, Tamban Tiram, Empirit






Common Name: Japanese Gizzard Shad
Scientific Name: Nematalosa Japonica  Regan, 1917
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kebasi, Selangat Jepun






Common Name: Toli Shad
Scientific Name: Tenualosa toli  (Valenciennes, 1847)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Terubok, Terubuk Jantan, Terubuk Mulut Besar, Terubok Sungai
Local Hokkien: Chi Kak Hu






Common Name: Elongated Ilisha
Scientific Name: Ilisha Elongata  (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Beliak Mata, Ikan Puput, Puput Bulan






Common Name: Bigeye Ilisha
Scientific Name: Ilisha megaloptera  (Swainson, 1839)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Beliak Mata, Ikan Puput, Puput Melaka, Puput






Common Name: Tardoore
Scientific Name: Opisthopterus Tardoore  (Cuvier, 1829)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Puput, Menipis Ekor Panjang






Division Group: Flounders , Halibut Soles, etc. (ISSCAAP 31)

Common Name: Largetooth Flounder
Scientific Name: Pseudorhombus arsius  (Hamilton, 1822)
Mandarin Name: 大牙斑鮃 (Dàyá bān píng), 大齿斑鲆 (Dà chǐ bān píng), 比目鱼 (Bǐmùyú), 偏口鱼 (Piān kǒu yú), 左口鱼 (Zuǒ kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Sebelah, Sisa Nabi, Sebelah Gigi Besar








Common Name: Indian Halibut
Scientific Name: Psettodes Erumei  (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 斑鮃 (Bān píng), 大比目鱼 ( Dà bǐmùyú ), 偏口鱼 (Piān kǒu yú), 右口鱼 (Yòu kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Sebelah, Sisa Nabi, Togok






Common Name: Not Available (Tonguefish, Tonguesole)
Scientific Name: Cynoglossus Macrolepidotus  (Bleeker, 1851)
Mandarin Name: 舌鰨 (Shé tǎ), 左口鱼 (Zuǒ kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lidah
Local Teochew: Leng Chik






Common Name: Largescale Tonguesole
Scientific Name: Cynoglossus Arel  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mandarin Name: 舌鰨 (Shé tǎ), 左口鱼 (Zuǒ kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lidah, Lidah Sisik Besar
Local Teochew: Leng Chik






Common Name: Fourlined Tonguesole
Scientific Name: Cynoglossus Bilineatus  (Lacepède, 1802)
Mandarin Name: 舌鰨 (Shé tǎ), 左口鱼 (Zuǒ kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lidah Pasir
Local Teochew: Leng Chik






Common Name: Long Tongue Sole
Scientific Name: Cynoglossus Lingua  Hamilton, 1822
Mandarin Name: 舌鰨 (Shé tǎ), 左口鱼 (Zuǒ kǒu yú), 长体舌鳎 (Zhǎng tǐ shé tǎ)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lidah Pajang
Local Teochew: Leng Chik






Common Name: Commerson's Sole
Scientific Name: Synaptura Commersonnii  (Lacepède, 1802)
Mandarin Name: 舌鰨 (Shé tǎ), 右口鱼 (Yòu kǒu yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Lidah. Lidah Daun Tirus







Species Group: Sharks, Rays, Chimaeras, etc.(ISSCAAP 38)

Common Name: Pale-edged Stingray
Scientific Name: Dasyatis zugei  (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Ketuka, Tuka
Local Hokkien: Hung Heur
Local Teochew: Hung Hu
Remarks: Two very venomous spikes at the tail of this particular species that can whip upward. Be very careful when handling all types of ray.






Common Name: Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray
Scientific Name: Taeniura Lymma  (Forsskål, 1775)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 蓝点魔鬼鱼 (Lán diǎn móguǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Karang
Local Hokkien: Hung Heur
Local Teochew: Hung Hu
Remarks: Very venomous spike or sometimes there are two spikes at the tail that can whip upward. Be very careful when handling all types of ray.






Common Name: Sharpnose Stingray, Whitespotted Whipray
Scientific Name: Himantura Gerrardi  (Gray, 1851)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú), 齐氏土魟 (Qí shì tǔ hóng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Bintik Putih
Local Hokkien: Hung Heur
Local Teochew: Hung Hu
Remarks: Venomous spikes at the tail of this particular species that can whip upward. Be very careful when handling all types of ray.






Common Name: Honeycomb Stingray, Leopard Whipray
Scientific Name: Himantura undulata  (Bleeker, 1852)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú), 波缘窄尾魟 (Bō yuán zhǎi wěi hóng)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Rimau, Pari Bunga, Pari Batik
Local Hokkien: Hung Heur
Local Teochew: Hung Hu
Remarks: Venomous spikes at the tail of this particular species that can whip upward. Be very careful when handling all types of ray.






Common Name: Plain Maskray
Scientific Name: Neotrygon Annotata (Last, 1987)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Coklat Kelabu
Local Hokkien: Hung Heur
Local Teochew: Hung Hu
Remarks: Two very venomous spikes at the tail of this particular species that can whip upward. Be very careful when handling all types of ray.






Common Name: Spotted Eagle Ray
Scientific Name: Aetobatus Narinari  (Euphrasen, 1790)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Helang, Pari-lang Bintik Putih
Local Hokkien: Hung Heur
Local Teochew: Hung Hu
Remarks: Very venomous spike or sometimes there are two spikes at the tail that can whip upward. Be very careful when handling all types of ray.






Common Name: Javanese Cownose Ray, Flapnose Ray
Scientific Name: Rhinoptera Javanica  Müller & Henle, 1841
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari Pari Kelawar Jawa, Pari Susun






Common Name: Shortfin Devil Ray, Lesser Devilray
Scientific Name: Mobula kuhlii  (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Mandarin Name: 魟鱼 (Hōng yú), 魔鬼鱼 (Móguǐ yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Pari, Pari Paus Tanpa Duri, Pari Kelawar, Pari Kalok






Common Name: Whitespotted Wedgefish, White-spotted Shovelnose Ray
Scientific Name: Rhynchobatus Australiae  Whitley, 1939
Local Malay Name: Ikan Yu Kemejan Kia-kia, Perejang






Common Name: Broadnose Wedgefish
Scientific Name: Rhynchobatus springeri   Compagno & Last, 2010
Local Malay Name: Ikan Yu Kemejan






Common Name: Granulated Guitarfish
Scientific Name: Glaucostegus Granulatus  (Cuvier, 1829)
Mandarin Name: 琵琶鲼 (Pípá fèn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Yu Kemejan






Common Name: Spadenose Shark, Yellow Dogshark, Indian Dogshark
Scientific Name: Scoliodon laticaudus  Müller & Henle, 1838
Mandarin Name:: 尖头沙 (Jiāntóushā)
Local Malay Name: Yu Jerih, Jerung, Yu Padi
Local Hokkien: Sua Hu






Common Name: Whale Shark
Scientific Name: Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828
Mandarin Name: 豆腐沙 (Dòu fu shā)
Local Malay Name: Yu Paus






Common Name: Brownbanded Bambooshark
Scientific Name: Chiloscyllium Punctatum  Müller & Henle, 1838
Mandarin Name: 狗母鲨 (Gǒu mǔ shā)
Local Malay Name: Yu Bodoh, Yu Tokeh, Yu Punai, Yu-cicak Insang Putih
Local Hokkien: Kau Bo Sua






Common Name: Slender Bambooshark
Scientific Name: Chiloscyllium Indicum   (Gmelin, 1789)
Mandarin Name: 狗母鲨 (Gǒu mǔ shā)
Local Malay Name: Yu Bodoh, Yu Tokeh, Yu Punai, Yu-cicak Tembaga
Local Hokkien: Kau Bo Sua






Common Name: Whitespotted Bambooshark
Scientific Name: Chiloscyllium Plagiosum   (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Mandarin Name: 狗母鲨 (Gǒu mǔ shā)
Local Malay Name: Yu Bodoh, Yu Tokeh, Yu Punai, Yu-cicak bintik putih
Local Hokkien: Kau Bo Sua







Species Group: Miscellaneous freshwater fishes (ISSCAAP 13)

Common Name: Slender Walking Catfish
Scientific Name: Clarias nieuhofii  Valenciennes, 1840
Mandarin Name: 连鳍胡鲶 (Lián qí hú nián), 塘虱 (Táng shī)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Keli, Keli Limbat
Local Hokkien: Thor Sat
Local Teochew: Thow Sak






Common Name: Banded Archerfish
Scientific Name: Toxotes jaculatrix  (Pallas, 1767)
Mandarin Name: 射水鱼(Shèshuǐ yú),
Local Malay Name: Sumpit-sumpit, Sumpit Belang






Common Name: Tinfoil Barb, Goldfoil Barb
Scientific Name: Barbonymus schwanenfeldii  (Bleeker, 1854)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Kepiat, Lampan Sungai






Common Name: Climbing Perch
Scientific Name: Anabas Testudineus  (Bloch, 1792)
Mandarin Name: 山鯽(Shān zéi), 攀鲈 (Pān lú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Puyu, Pepuyu






Common Name: Guppy
Scientific Name: Poecilia reticulata   Peters, 1859
Mandarin Name: 孔雀魚 (Kǒngquè yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Gupi
Local Hokkien: Beekok Hu, Peacock


Male


Female




Common Name:Northern Mud Gudgeon
Scientific Name: Ophiocara Porocephala  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Ubi Belontok






Common Name: Marble Goby
Scientific Name: Oxyeleotris Marmorata   (Bleeker, 1852)
Mandarin Name: 笋壳鱼 (Sǔn ké yú), 顺壳鱼 (Shùn ké yú), 蓝哥鱼 (Lán gē yú), 林哥鱼 (Lín gē yú)
Local Malay Name: Ketutu, Ikan Hantu, Bakut, Ubi
Local Cantonese: Soon Hock
Remarks: The fish is only active at night.






Common Name: Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish
Scientific Name: Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus  (Weber, 1991)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Bandaraya, Ikan Cuci Cermin
Remarks: This species is native to South America but was caught in Skudai River in Malaysia. Probably due to escape during flood at the nearby village.






Common Name: Three Spot Gourami
Scientific Name: Trichopodus Trichopterus   (Pallas, 1770)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Sepat Padi, Sepat Minyak, Sepat Ronggeng






Common Name: Giant Snakehead, Red Toman, Indonesian Snakehead
Scientific Name: Channa micropeltes  (Cuvier, 1831)
Mandarin Name: 多曼 (Duō màn)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Toman
Local Hokkien: Toman






Common Name: Snakehead Murrel, Striped Snakehead
Scientific Name: Channa striata  (Bloch, 1793)
Mandarin Name: 线鳢 (Xiàn lǐ), 生鱼 (Shēng yú)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Haruan, Toman Paya
Local Hokkien: Lay Hu






Common Name: Asian Swamp Eel
Scientific Name: Monopterus albus  (Zuiew, 1793)
Mandarin Name: 鳝鱼 (Shàn yú)
Local Malay Name: Belut
Local Hokkien: Mua
 





Notes:

ISSCAAP = International Standard Statistical Classification of Aquatic Animals and Plants

D = Demersal finfishes
Demersal fishes lives in greater depth of oceans. They are also called bottom feeders.

P = Pelagic finfishes
Pelagic fishes are found mostly at shallow depths and their availability decreases with depth as food material and oxygen became scarce.

sp. = Species
spp. = Several Species (Species Plural)


References:

Lauretta Burke, Liz Selig (WRI), and Mark Spalding (2002). Biodiversity of Southeast AsianCoral Reefs in: Reefs at Risk in Southeast Asia. UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK. pp 13

Mohd Azmi Ambak, Mansor Mat Isa, Mohd Zaidi Zakaria and Mazlan Abd Ghaffar (2010) Fishes of Malaysia. Universiti Malaysia Trengganu, Malaysia. Penerbit UMT.

Fishbase. Available at:
http://www.fishbase.org

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available at:
http://www.fao.org/fishery/