The bluefish ranges widely across three oceans and is found in marine and brackish waters of the eastern and western Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the southwest Pacific Ocean; it is absent from the eastern and northwestern Pacific and almost all of the central Pacific. The dolphinfishes occur in tropical and warm temperate marine waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. The roosterfish is distributed in the eastern Pacific from southern California south to Baja California, Mexico, the Galapagos Islands, and Peru. The remoras occur in tropical and warm temperate waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans.
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