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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Cryptocentrus

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34 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cryptocentrus albidorsus (Yanagisawa, 1978)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus albidorsus
[White-backed shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus bulbiceps
[Bluelined shrimpgoby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cryptocentrus caeruleomaculatus (Herre, 1933)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Cryptocentrus caeruleomaculatus
[Blue-speckled prawn-goby]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus
[Harlequin prawn-goby]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus callopterus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Cryptocentrus cebuanus
[Cebu shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cryptocentrus cinctus (Herre, 1936)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus cinctus
[Yellow prawn-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus
[Ninebar prawn-goby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Cryptocentrus cyanospilotus
[Bluespot shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cryptocentrus cyanotaenia (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus cyanotaenia
[Lagoon shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus diproctotaenia
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Cryptocentrus fasciatus (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus fasciatus
[Y-bar shrimp goby]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus flavus
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Cryptocentrus inexplicatus (Herre, 1934)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Cryptocentrus inexplicatus
[Inexplicable shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.

Cryptocentrus insignitus (Whitley, 1956)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus insignitus
[Signal goby]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus leonis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Bleeker, 1876

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus leptocephalus
[Pink-speckled shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific. Reporte
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cryptocentrus leucostictus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus leucostictus
[Saddled prawn-goby]

Photo by Burt, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cryptocentrus lutheri Klausewitz, 1960

Photo by Burt, J.
 
Cryptocentrus lutheri
[Luther's prawn-goby]

Photo by Polack, D.

Western Indian Ocean

Cryptocentrus malindiensis (Smith, 1959)

Photo by Polack, D.
 
Cryptocentrus malindiensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cryptocentrus maudae Fowler, 1937

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptocentrus maudae
[Maude's shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cryptocentrus multicinctus
[Multibarred shrimpgoby]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cryptocentrus nigrocellatus (Yanagisawa, 1978)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Cryptocentrus nigrocellatus
[Blackspot shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Cryptocentrus niveatus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Cryptocentrus octofasciatus
[Blue-speckled prawn goby]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cryptocentrus pavoninoides (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Cryptocentrus pavoninoides
[Peacock shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Cryptocentrus polyophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.

 
Cryptocentrus pretiosus
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cryptocentrus russus (Cantor, 1849)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Cryptocentrus russus
[Ocellated shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus shigensis
[Shige shrimpgoby]

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cryptocentrus strigilliceps (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Cryptocentrus strigilliceps
[Target shrimp goby]

Photo by Suzanne Horner

Western Pacific

Cryptocentrus tentaculatus Hoese & Larson, 2004

Photo by Suzanne Horner
 
Cryptocentrus tentaculatus
[Tentacle shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Cryptocentrus wehrlei
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific

Cryptocentrus yatsui Tomiyama, 1936

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Cryptocentrus yatsui
[]
34 Species of Family Gobiidae with Genus Cryptocentrus
(Gobies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1978 Cryptocentrus albidorsus White-backed shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.5 SL
1953 Cryptocentrus bulbiceps Bluelined shrimpgoby Western Pacific
1933 Cryptocentrus caeruleomaculatus Blue-speckled prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 10 SL
1830 Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus Harlequin prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
1945 Cryptocentrus callopterus Western Pacific
1927 Cryptocentrus cebuanus Cebu shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1936 Cryptocentrus cinctus Yellow prawn-goby Western Pacific 10 SL
1837 Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus Ninebar prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
2011 Cryptocentrus cyanospilotus Bluespot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 4.1 SL
1853 Cryptocentrus cyanotaenia Lagoon shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1876 Cryptocentrus diproctotaenia Western Pacific
1867 Cryptocentrus fasciatus Y-bar shrimp goby Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1978 Cryptocentrus flavus Northwest Pacific
1934 Cryptocentrus inexplicatus Inexplicable shrimpgoby Western Pacific 12 SL
1956 Cryptocentrus insignitus Signal goby Western Central Pacific.
1931 Cryptocentrus leonis Western Pacific
1876 Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Pink-speckled shrimpgoby Western Pacific 12 SL
1872 Cryptocentrus leucostictus Saddled prawn-goby Western Pacific. Reporte 7.5 SL
1960 Cryptocentrus lutheri Luther's prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
1959 Cryptocentrus malindiensis Western Indian Ocean
1937 Cryptocentrus maudae Maude's shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific. 10 SL
2011 Cryptocentrus multicinctus Multibarred shrimpgoby Western Pacific 9 SL
1978 Cryptocentrus nigrocellatus Blackspot shrimpgoby Northwest Pacific 13 TL
1837 Cryptocentrus niveatus Western Central Pacific.
1908 Cryptocentrus octofasciatus Blue-speckled prawn goby Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL
1849 Cryptocentrus pavoninoides Peacock shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 15 SL
1853 Cryptocentrus polyophthalmus Western Pacific 14 SL
1924 Cryptocentrus pretiosus Western Pacific.
1849 Cryptocentrus russus Ocellated shrimpgoby Western Pacific 12 TL
1956 Cryptocentrus shigensis Shige shrimpgoby Northwest Pacific
1906 Cryptocentrus strigilliceps Target shrimp goby Indo-Pacific 12 TL
2004 Cryptocentrus tentaculatus Tentacle shrimpgoby Western Pacific
1937 Cryptocentrus wehrlei Western Pacific
1936 Cryptocentrus yatsui Western Pacific



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