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Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Oxudercinae


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42 species (see list below)

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Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Apocryptes bato (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Apocryptes bato
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Apocryptodon madurensis (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Apocryptodon madurensis
[Madura goby]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Apocryptodon punctatus Tomiyama, 1934

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Apocryptodon punctatus
[]

Photo by Murdy, E.O.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Boleophthalmus birdsongi Murdy, 1989

Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Boleophthalmus birdsongi
[Birdsong's mudskipper]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Boleophthalmus boddarti (Pallas, 1770)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Boleophthalmus boddarti
[Boddart's goggle-eyed goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Known only from Austalia.
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Boleophthalmus caeruleomaculatus McCulloch & Waite, 1918

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Boleophthalmus caeruleomaculatus
[Bluespotted mudskipper]

Photo by Murdy, E.O.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.7 cm TL
Boleophthalmus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Boleophthalmus dussumieri
[]

Photo by Murdy, E.O.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Boleophthalmus pectinirostris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Boleophthalmus pectinirostris
[Great blue spotted mudskipper]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Boleophthalmus poti Polgar, Jaafar & Konstantinidis, 2013

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Boleophthalmus poti
[]

Photo by Murdy, E.O.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Oxuderces dentatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850

Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Oxuderces dentatus
[]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Oxuderces wirzi (Koumans, 1937)

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Oxuderces wirzi
[Wirz's goby]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Parapocryptes rictuosus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Parapocryptes rictuosus
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Parapocryptes serperaster (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Parapocryptes serperaster
[]

Photo by Bucol, A.A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25.5 cm TL
Periophthalmodon freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Periophthalmodon freycineti
[Pug-headed mudskipper]

Photo by Murdy, E.O.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Periophthalmodon schlosseri (Pallas, 1770)

Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Periophthalmodon schlosseri
[Giant mudskipper]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Periophthalmodon septemradiatus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmodon septemradiatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Periophthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Periophthalmus argentilineatus
[Barred mudskipper]

Photo by Moreau, J.

Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Periophthalmus barbarus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Moreau, J.
 
Periophthalmus barbarus
[Atlantic mudskipper]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL
Periophthalmus chrysospilos Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Periophthalmus chrysospilos
[]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Periophthalmus darwini Larson & Takita, 2004

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus darwini
[Darwin's mudskipper]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Periophthalmus gracilis Eggert, 1935

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus gracilis
[Graceful mudskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Periophthalmus kalolo Lesson, 1831

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Periophthalmus kalolo
[Common mudskipper]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Periophthalmus magnuspinnatus Lee, Choi & Ryu, 1995

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Periophthalmus magnuspinnatus
[]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Periophthalmus malaccensis Eggert, 1935

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus malaccensis
[]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Periophthalmus minutus Eggert, 1935

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Periophthalmus minutus
[Minute mudskipper]

Photo by Murdy, E.O.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Periophthalmus modestus Cantor, 1842

Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Periophthalmus modestus
[Shuttles hoppfish]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Periophthalmus novaeguineaensis Eggert, 1935

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus novaeguineaensis
[New Guinea mudskipper]

Photo by Scholtz, D.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Periophthalmus novemradiatus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Scholtz, D.
 
Periophthalmus novemradiatus
[Pearse's mudskipper]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Periophthalmus pusing
[]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Periophthalmus spilotus Murdy & Takita, 1999

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus spilotus
[]

Photo by Takita, T.

Eastern Indian to Western
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Periophthalmus takita Jaafar & Larson, 2008

Photo by Takita, T.
 
Periophthalmus takita
[Takita's mudskipper]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL
Periophthalmus variabilis Eggert, 1935

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus variabilis
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Periophthalmus walailakae Darumas & Tantichodok, 2002

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Periophthalmus walailakae
[]

Photo by Dab, K.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Periophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941

Photo by Dab, K.
 
Periophthalmus waltoni
[Walton's mudskipper]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Periophthalmus weberi Eggert, 1935

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Periophthalmus weberi
[Weber's mudskipper]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudapocryptes borneensis (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by FAO
 
Pseudapocryptes borneensis
[]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudapocryptes elongatus (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Pseudapocryptes elongatus
[]

Photo by Polgar, G.

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

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Scartelaos cantoris
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

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

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Scartelaos gigas
[]

Photo by Nip, T.

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

Photo by Nip, T.
 
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]

Photo by Polgar, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Zappa confluentus (Roberts, 1978)

Photo by Polgar, G.
 
Zappa confluentus
[Slender mudskipper]
42 Species of Family Gobiidae
(Gobies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1822 Apocryptes bato Indian Ocean 26 TL
1849 Apocryptodon madurensis Madura goby Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1934 Apocryptodon punctatus Northwest Pacific 6.7 SL
1989 Boleophthalmus birdsongi Birdsong's mudskipper Indo-West Pacific 11.1 SL
1770 Boleophthalmus boddarti Boddart's goggle-eyed goby Indo-West Pacific 22 TL
1918 Boleophthalmus caeruleomaculatus Bluespotted mudskipper Known only from Austalia. 16.5 SL
1837 Boleophthalmus dussumieri Indian Ocean 18.7 TL
1758 Boleophthalmus pectinirostris Great blue spotted mudskipper Northwest Pacific 20 TL
2013 Boleophthalmus poti Western Pacific 10.8 SL
1850 Oxuderces dentatus Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1937 Oxuderces wirzi Wirz's goby Oceania 10.5 SL
1837 Parapocryptes rictuosus Indian Ocean 15 SL
1846 Parapocryptes serperaster Indo-West Pacific 23 TL
1824 Periophthalmodon freycineti Pug-headed mudskipper Western Pacific 25.5 TL
1770 Periophthalmodon schlosseri Giant mudskipper Indo-West Pacific 27 TL
1822 Periophthalmodon septemradiatus Asia 10 SL
1837 Periophthalmus argentilineatus Barred mudskipper Indo-Pacific 19 TL
1766 Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper Africa 14.7 SL
1853 Periophthalmus chrysospilos Eastern Indian Ocean 12.9 SL
2004 Periophthalmus darwini Darwin's mudskipper Oceania 4.6 SL
1935 Periophthalmus gracilis Graceful mudskipper Indo-Pacific 4.5 SL
1831 Periophthalmus kalolo Common mudskipper Indo-Pacific 14.1 SL
1995 Periophthalmus magnuspinnatus Asia 9 TL
1935 Periophthalmus malaccensis Western Pacific 9 SL
1935 Periophthalmus minutus Minute mudskipper Western Pacific 7.8 SL
1842 Periophthalmus modestus Shuttles hoppfish Northwest Pacific 10 TL
1935 Periophthalmus novaeguineaensis New Guinea mudskipper Asia and Oceania 8 SL
1822 Periophthalmus novemradiatus Pearse's mudskipper Indian Ocean 10 SL
2016 Periophthalmus pusing Western Pacific 3.5 SL
1999 Periophthalmus spilotus Western Pacific 7.1 SL
2008 Periophthalmus takita Takita's mudskipper Eastern Indian to Western 6.5 SL
1935 Periophthalmus variabilis Western Pacific 7.0 SL
2002 Periophthalmus walailakae Eastern Indian Ocean 12.7 SL
1941 Periophthalmus waltoni Walton's mudskipper Western Indian Ocean 15 TL
1935 Periophthalmus weberi Weber's mudskipper Western Pacific 10 SL
1855 Pseudapocryptes borneensis Asia 12 TL
1816 Pseudapocryptes elongatus Indo-Pacific 20 TL
1871 Scartelaos cantoris Eastern Indian Ocean 11.9 SL
1963 Scartelaos gigas Northwest Pacific 17.2 SL
1837 Scartelaos histophorus Walking goby Indo-West Pacific 14 SL
1876 Scartelaos tenuis Indian Ocean slender mudskipper Western Indian Ocean 15.5 TL
1978 Zappa confluentus Slender mudskipper Oceania 4.4 SL



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