Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names

Acanthuroidei uh-KAN-thuh-ROY-dee-EYE Acanthurus lineatus uh-KAN-thuh-ruhs LIH-nee-ah-tuhs Acipenseriformes AS-uh-pen-SER-uh-FOR-meez Albula vulpes ALB-yuh-luh VUL-peez Albuliformes ALB-yuh-luh-FOR-meez Alepisaurus ferox ay-LEP-uh-SOR-uhs FAIR-awks Amia calva uh-MEE-uh KAL-vuh Amiiformes uh-MY-uh-FOR-meez

Ammodytes americanus AM-uh-DY-deez uh-MAIR-uh-KAN-uhs

Anabantoidei AN-uh-BAN-toy-dee-EYE

Anabas testudineus AN-uh-buhs TEST-yoo-DIH-nee-uhs

Anableps anableps AN-uh-BLEPS AN-uh-BLEPS

Anchoa mitchilli AN-koh-uh MITCH-uh-ly

Anguilla rostrata ang-GWIL-uh RAH-struh-duh

Anguilliformes ang-GWIL-uh-FOR-meez

Annarrichthys ocellatus AN-ner-RIK-theez os-uh-LAH-tuhs

Anomalops katoptron uh-NOM-uh-LOPS kuh-TOP-truhn

Aphredoderus sayanus AF-ruh-DOD-uh-ruhs say-AN-uhs

Arothon hispidus AR-uh-thon HIH-spuh-duhs

Astroscopus guttatus AS-troh-SKAH-puhs guh-TAH-tuhs

Atheriniformes ATH-uh-RIN-uh-FOR-meez

Atigonia rubescens AD-uh-GAH-nee-uh ROO-buh-sinz

Aulopiformes all-OP-uh-FOR-meez

Austrolebias nigripinnis AH-stroh-LEE-bee-uhs nih-GRIP-ih-nis Balistoides conspicillum BAH-luh-STOY-deez kon-SPIS-uh-lum Bathypterois qaudrifilis buh-THIP-tuh-roy kwah-DRIF-uh-lis

Batrachoidiformes BAT-truh-KOY-duh-FOR-meez Beloniformes BEL-uh-nuh-FOR-meez Benthosema pterotum ben-THOS-uh-muh tair-AH-dum Beryciformes BY-ris-uh-FOR-meez Betta splendens BED-uh SPLEN-dunz Blennioidei BLEH-nee-OY-dee-EYE Bothus lunatus BAH-thuhs LOO-nah-tuhs Botia macracanthus boh-TEE-uh MAK-ruh-KAN-thuhs Callionymoidei kuh-LON-ee-MOY-dee-EYE Campostoma anomalum KAM-puh-STOH-muh uh-NOM-uh-lum

Canthigaster solandri KAN-thih-GUH-ster SOH-lan-dry

Carapus bermudensis KAR-uh-puhs BER-myoo-DEN-sis

Carcharodon carcharias kar-KAR-uh-don kar-KAR-ee-uhs

Cephalaspidomorphi SEF-uh-lah-SPIH-duh-mor-fee

Chaca chaca KAH-suh KAH-suh

Channa striata KON-nuh STRY-ah-tuh

Channoidei kan-NOY-dee-EYE

Chanos chanos KAH-nohs KAH-nohs

Characiformes kuh-RAS-uh-FOR-meez

Chauliodus sloani koh-LEE-uh-duhs SLOH-ny

Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus californicus ky-LOP-uh-gon pih-

NAT-uh-BAR-buh-tuhs kal-uh-FORN-uh-kuhs Chondrichthyes kon-DRIK-thee-EEZ Clupeiformes KLOO-pee-uh-FOR-meez Coryphaena hippurus KOR-uh-FEE-nuh hih-PER-uhs Cypriniformes sy-PRIN-uh-FOR-meez Cyprinodontiformes sy-PRIN-uh-DON-tuh-FOR-meez Dactyloptena orientalis DAK-tuh-LOP-tuh-nuh or-ee-EN-tuh-lis

Eigenmannia lineata EYE-gun-muh-NEE-uh lin-EE-ah-tuh Electrophorus electricus uh-LEK-TROF-uh-ruhs uh-LEK-

truh-cuhs Elopiformes uh-LOP-ih-FOR-meez

Enneapterygius mirabilis EN-ee-OP-tuh-RIH-jee-uhs- MER-ah-buh-lis

Epinephelus striatus EP-uh-NEF-uh-luhs stry-AH-tuhs Esociformes uh-SOS-uh-FOR-meez Esox masquinongy EE-sawks mas-KWIH-nun-jee Gadiformes GAD-uh-FOR-meez

Gadus morhua GAD-uhs mor-HOO-uh Galeocerdo cuvier GAL-ee-oh-SAIR-duh koo-VEE-air Gasteropelecus sternicla GAS-ter-RAH-puh-LEE-suhs STER-nik-luh

Gasterosteiformes GAS-ter-RAH-stee-uh-FOR-meez Gasterosteus aculeatus GAS-ter-RAH-stee-uhs ak-kyoo-LEE-ah-tuhs

Gobiesocodei goh-BY-uh-SOS-uh-dee-EYE Gobioidei GOH-bee-OY-dee-EYE Gonorynchiformes GON-uh-RIN-kuh-FOR-meez Gymnothorax funebris JIM-nuh-THOR-aks FYOO-neh-bruhs Gymnotiformes jim-NOD-uh-FOR-meez Hipppocampus erectus HIP-uh-KAM-puhs EE-rek-tuhs Hippoglossus stenolepsis HIP-uh-GLOS-uhs STEN-uh-LEP-sis Histrio histrio HIS-tree-oh HIS-tree-oh Huso Huso HYOO-soh HYOO-soh Hydrocynus goliath hy-DRAH-sih-nuhs guh-LY-uth Hydrolagus colliei hy-DRALL-uh-guhs kuh-LEE-eye Hypopthalmichthys molitrix hy-POP-thal-MIK-theez MOL-uh-triks

Icosteoidei EYE-kah-STEE-uh-dee-EYE Icosteus aenigmaticus eye-KAH-stee-uhs ee-nig-MAH-tuh-cuhs

Ictalurus punctatus IK-tuh-LOOR-uhs PUNK-tah-tuhs Labroidei LAB-roy-DEE-eye

Labroides dimidiatus LAB-roy-DEEZ dih-MID-ee-AH-tuhs Lampridiformes lam-PRID-uh-FOR-meez Latimeria chalumnae LAD-uh-MAIR-ee-uh kuh-LUM-nee Lepidosiren paradoxa LEP-uh-dah-SUH-rin PAIR-uh-DOK-suh

Lepisosteiformes LEP-uh-SOS-tee-uh-FOR-meez Lepisosteus oculatus LEP-uh-SOS-tee-uhs ah-KYOO-lah-tuhs Leuresthes tenuis LOOR-es-teez teh-NYOO-is Lophiiformes LAH-fee-uh-FOR-meez Lophius americanus LAH-fee-uhs uh-MAIR-uh-KAN-uhs Macquaria ambigua muh-KWAR-ee-uh am-BIG-yoo-uh Makaira nigricans muh-KY-ruh nih-GRIH-sunz Malacosteus niger MAL-uh-KOS-tee-uhs NY-jer Manta birostris MAN-tuh BY-ros-truhs Megalops atlanticus MEG-uh-lops at-LAN-tuh-kuhs

Meiacanthus grammistes MAY-uh-KAN-thus GRAM-uh-steez Melanogrammus aeglefinus MEL-uh-NAH-gruh-muhs ee-gluh-FIN-uhs

Micropterus salmoides my-KROP-tuh-ruhs sal-MOY-deez Mirapinna esau muh-ROP-uh-nuh EE-sou Mugil cephalus MYOO-jil SEF-uh-luhs Mugiliformes myoo-JIL-uh-FOR-meez Myctophiformes mik-TOF-uh-FOR-meez Myripristis jacobus mir-ih-PRIS-tuhs juh-KOH-buhs Myxine glutinosa MIK-suh-nee gloo-tuh-NOH-suh Myxini MIK-suh-ny

Nemateleotris magnifica NEM-uh-TEL-ee-OH-truhs mag-

NIH-fuh-kuh Notothenioidei NOH-duh-thuh-NOY-dee-EYE Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ON-koh-RIN-kuhs chuh-WIH-chuh

Ophidiiformes OFF-uh-DEE-uh-FOR-meez Ophiodon elongatus off-FEE-oh-don ee-lon-GAH-tuhs Opsanus tau op-SAH-nuhs TOU Osmeriformes oz-MER-uh-FOR-meez Osteoglossiformes OS-tee-oh-GLOS-uh-FOR-meez Oxyeleotris marmorata AWK-see-uh-LEE-oh-truhs mar-

MOH-rah-tuh Pantodon buchholzi PAN-tuh-don byoo-KOHL-zy Paradiplogrammus bairdi PAIR-uh-dip-LOG-ruh-muhs BAIR-dy Peprilus triacanthus PEP-rih-luhs TRY-uh-KAN-thuhs Perciformes PER-suh-FOR-meez Percoidei per-KOY-dee-EYE Percopsiformes per-KOP-suh-FOR-meez Periopthalmus barbarus PAIR-ee-op-THAL-muhs BAR-buh-ruhs

Petromyzon marinus PEH-troh-MY-zun muh-REE-nuhs Phycodurus eques fy-KOH-der-uhs EK-weez Plecoglossus altivelis PLEH-koh-GLOS-uhs al-TIV-uh-lis Pleuronectiformes PLER-oh-NEK-tuh-FOR-meez Polymixia nobilis PALL-ee-MIK-see-uh NOH-buh-luhs Polymixiiformes PALL-ee-MIK-see-uh-FOR-meez Polypteriformes PALL-up-TER-uh-FOR-meez Polypterus ornatipinnis PALL-up-TER-uhs OR-nuh-TIP-ih-nihs Pterois volitans TAIR-oy VALL-uh-tunz

Pterophyllum scalare TAIR-oh-FY-lum skuh-LAR-ee Pygocentrus nattereri PY-goh-SEN-truhs nad-uh-RAIR-eye Raja eglanteria RAH-juh eg-LON-tuh-REE-uh Regalecus glesne ruh-GAL-uh-kuhs GLEZ-nee Retropinna semoni ruh-TROP-ih-nuh SEH-muh-ny Saccopharyngiformes SAK-oh-fuh-RIN-juh-FOR-meez Saccopharynx ampullaceus SAK-oh-FAR-inks amp-yoo-LAY-see-uhs

Salmo salar SAL-moh SUH-lar Salmoniformes sal-MON-uh-FOR-meez Salvelinus fontinalis sal-vuh-LIN-uhs fon-tih-NALL-lis Sarcopterygii sar-KOP-tuh-RIJ-ee-EYE Scarus iseri SKAR-uhs EYE-suh-ry Scombroidei skam-BROY-dee-EYE Scorpaeniformes skor-PEEN-uh-FOR-meez Siluriformes sih-LOOR-uh-FOR-meez Solea solea soh-LEE-uh soh-LEE-uh Sphyraena barracuda sfer-EE-nuh BAIR-uh-KOO-duh Stephanoberyciformes stuh-FON-uh-BAIR-ris-uh-FOR-meez Stomiiformes STOH-mee-uh-FOR-meez Stromateoidei STROH-muh-tee-OY-dee-EYE Strongylura exilis stron-juh-LOOR-uh ek-SIH-luhs Strophidon sathete STROF-uh-don SATH-uh-dee Synbranchiformes sin-BRAN-kuh-FOR-meez Synbranchus marmoratus sin-BRAN-kuhs MAR-muh-RAH-tuhs

Tetraodontiformes TEH-truh-oh-DON-tuh-FOR-meez Thunnus thynus THUH-nuhs THY-nuhs Tomicodon humeralis toh-MIK-uh-don HYOO-muh-RAL-is Toxotes jaculatrix TAWK-suh-teez juh-KYOO-luh-triks Trachinoidei TRAK-uh-NOY-dee-EYE Trematomus bernacchii treh-muh-TOH-muhs ber-NOTCH-ee-EYE

Vandellia cirrhosa van-duh-LEE-uh ser-OH-suh Xiphophorus hellerii ZIF-uh-FOR-uhs huh-LOOR-ee-EYE Zanclus cornutus ZAN-kluhs kor-NUH-tuhs Zebrasoma flavescens ZEE-bruh-SOH-muh fluh-VES-unz Zeiformes ZEE-uh-FOR-meez

Zoarces americanus zoh-AR-seez uh-MAIR-uh-KAN-uhs Zoarcoidei zoh-ar-KOY-dee-EYE

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