Query below finds tables which names start with specific prefix, e.g. tables with names starting with 'payment'.
select table_schema, table_name from information_schema.tables where table_name like 'payment%' and table_schema not in ('information_schema', 'pg_catalog') and table_type = 'BASE TABLE' order by table_name, table_schema;
- table_schema - name of schema table was found in
- table_name - name of found table
- One row represents a table
- Scope of rows: all found tables
- Ordered by table name, table schema