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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Oxudercinae
Genus: Scartelaos

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Photo by Polgar, G.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Scartelaos cantoris (Day, 1871)

Photo by Polgar, G.
Scartelaos cantoris

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL
Scartelaos gigas Chu & Wu, 1963

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Scartelaos gigas

Photo by Nip, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Scartelaos histophorus (Valenciennes, 1837)

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Scartelaos histophorus
[Walking goby]

Photo by Pope, M.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Scartelaos tenuis (Day, 1876)

Photo by Pope, M.
Scartelaos tenuis
[Indian Ocean slender mudskipper]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scartelaos cantoris Eastern Indian Ocean 11.9 SL 1871
Scartelaos gigas Northwest Pacific 17.2 SL 1963
Scartelaos histophorus Walking goby Indo-West Pacific 14 SL 1837
Scartelaos tenuis Indian Ocean slender mudskipper Western Indian Ocean 15.5 TL 1876

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