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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobionellinae
Genus: Awaous

(See list of species below)



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19 species (see list below)

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Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Awaous acritosus
[Roman nose goby]

Photo by Watson, R.E.

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Awaous aeneofuscus (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Watson, R.E.
 
Awaous aeneofuscus
[Freshwater goby]

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.

North, Central and South
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Awaous banana (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.
 
Awaous banana
[River goby]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Awaous bustamantei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Awaous commersoni
[]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Awaous flavus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Awaous flavus
[]

Photo by Babu, D.E.

Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Awaous fluviatilis (Rao, 1971)

Photo by Babu, D.E.
 
Awaous fluviatilis
[]

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Awaous grammepomus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Awaous grammepomus
[Scribbled goby]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Oceania
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Awaous guamensis (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Awaous guamensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26.4 cm TL
Awaous lateristriga (Duméril, 1861)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Awaous lateristriga
[West African freshwater goby]
No picture found
Asia

 
Awaous litturatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Awaous macrorhynchus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Awaous melanocephalus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by CAFS
 
Awaous melanocephalus
[Largesnout goby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Awaous nigripinnis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Awaous ocellaris (Broussonet, 1782)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Awaous ocellaris
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Awaous pallidus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Awaous personatus
[]

Photo by Stender, K.

Oceania

Awaous stamineus (Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850)

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Awaous stamineus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Awaous tajasica (Lichtenstein, 1822)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Awaous tajasica
[Sand fish]
19 Species of Family Gobiidae with Genus Awaous
(Gobies)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1994 Awaous acritosus Roman nose goby Oceania 18 SL
1852 Awaous aeneofuscus Freshwater goby Africa 26 SL
1837 Awaous banana River goby North, Central and South 30 SL
1882 Awaous bustamantei Africa 19.3 SL
1801 Awaous commersoni Africa 25 SL
1837 Awaous flavus South America 8.2 SL
1971 Awaous fluviatilis Indian Ocean. 1.7 SL
1849 Awaous grammepomus Scribbled goby Asia 15 SL
1837 Awaous guamensis Oceania 24.5 SL
1861 Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby Eastern Atlantic 26.4 TL
1861 Awaous litturatus Asia
1867 Awaous macrorhynchus Africa 38 TL
1849 Awaous melanocephalus Largesnout goby Asia and Oceania 15 TL
1837 Awaous nigripinnis Western Indian Ocean 25 SL
1782 Awaous ocellaris Asia 13 TL
1837 Awaous pallidus Africa 19 TL
1849 Awaous personatus Asia 11.1 SL
1850 Awaous stamineus Oceania
1822 Awaous tajasica Sand fish South America 16.3 SL



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