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

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28 species (see list below)

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Photo by Miller, P.J.

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Gobius ater Bellotti, 1888

Photo by Miller, P.J.
 
Gobius ater
[Bellotti's goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Gobius ateriformis Brito & Miller, 2001

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gobius ateriformis
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Gobius auratus Risso, 1810

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius auratus
[Golden goby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Gobius bontii Bleeker, 1849

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Gobius bontii
[]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Gobius bucchichi Steindachner, 1870

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Gobius bucchichi
[Bucchich's goby]

Photo by Ruottu, M.

Eastern Atlantic and theM
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL
Gobius cobitis Pallas, 1814

Photo by Ruottu, M.
 
Gobius cobitis
[Giant goby]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Northeastern Atlantic and
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Gobius couchi Miller & El-Tawil, 1974

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Gobius couchi
[Couch's goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Gobius cruentatus Gmelin, 1789

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius cruentatus
[Red-mouthed goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic and in t
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Gobius fallax Sarato, 1889

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius fallax
[Sarato's goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Gobius gasteveni Miller, 1974

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gobius gasteveni
[Steven's goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Mediterranean Sea, endemi
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Gobius geniporus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius geniporus
[Slender goby]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Gobius hypselosoma
[]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Mediterranean
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Gobius incognitus Kova?i? & Sanda, 2016

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Gobius incognitus
[]

Photo by Furlan, B.

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Gobius kolombatovici Kova?i? & Miller, 2000

Photo by Furlan, B.
 
Gobius kolombatovici
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gobius koseirensis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gobius leucomelas
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Gobius niger Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius niger
[Black goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Gobius paganellus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gobius paganellus
[Rock goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gobius roulei de Buen, 1928

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius roulei
[Roule's goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gobius rubropunctatus Delais, 1951

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gobius rubropunctatus
[]
No picture found
East Central Atlantic
Max. Length 34.6 cm TL

 
Gobius salamansa
[Salamansa goby]

Photo by Dunz, A.

Africa
Max. Length 13.6 cm TL
Gobius scorteccii Poll, 1961

Photo by Dunz, A.
 
Gobius scorteccii
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Gobius senegambiensis
[]
No picture found
Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Gobius strictus
[Schmidt's goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Gobius tetrophthalmus Brito & Miller, 2001

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gobius tetrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South East Atlantic

 
Gobius tropicus
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Mediterranean Sea.
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Gobius vittatus Vinciguerra, 1883

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius vittatus
[Striped goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Gobius xanthocephalus Heymer & Zander, 1992

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gobius xanthocephalus
[]
28 Species of Family Gobiidae with Genus Gobius
(Gobies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Gobius ater Bellotti's goby Mediterranean Sea 7.1 SL
2001 Gobius ateriformis Eastern Central Atlantic 6.8 TL
1810 Gobius auratus Golden goby Eastern Atlantic 10 TL
1849 Gobius bontii Indo-West Pacific 7.2 TL
1870 Gobius bucchichi Bucchich's goby Eastern Atlantic and Medi 10 TL
1814 Gobius cobitis Giant goby Eastern Atlantic and theM 14.1 TL
1974 Gobius couchi Couch's goby Northeastern Atlantic and 17 TL
1789 Gobius cruentatus Red-mouthed goby Eastern Atlantic 18 TL
1889 Gobius fallax Sarato's goby Eastern Atlantic and in t 9 TL
1974 Gobius gasteveni Steven's goby Eastern Atlantic 12 TL
1837 Gobius geniporus Slender goby Mediterranean Sea, endemi 16 TL
1867 Gobius hypselosoma Africa 25 TL
2016 Gobius incognitus Mediterranean 9.5 SL
2000 Gobius kolombatovici Mediterranean Sea 9.2 SL
1871 Gobius koseirensis Western Indian Ocean
1868 Gobius leucomelas Western Indian Ocean
1758 Gobius niger Black goby Eastern Atlantic and Medi 18 TL
1758 Gobius paganellus Rock goby Eastern Atlantic 13 TL
1928 Gobius roulei Roule's goby Eastern Atlantic and Medi 8 TL
1951 Gobius rubropunctatus Eastern Central Atlantic 8 TL
2015 Gobius salamansa Salamansa goby East Central Atlantic 34.6 TL
1961 Gobius scorteccii Africa 13.6 TL
1919 Gobius senegambiensis Eastern Atlantic 7.3 SL
1907 Gobius strictus Schmidt's goby Mediterranean Sea 6.5 SL
2001 Gobius tetrophthalmus Eastern Central Atlantic 7.8 TL
1765 Gobius tropicus South East Atlantic
1883 Gobius vittatus Striped goby Mediterranean Sea. 5.8 SL
1992 Gobius xanthocephalus Eastern Atlantic 10 TL



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