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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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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 Moreau, J.

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

Photo by Moreau, J.
 
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
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6 Species of Family Gobiidae with Genus Boleophthalmus
(Gobies)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
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



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