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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Microdesmidae Wormfishes
Subfamily: Ptereleotrinae
Genus: Oxymetopon

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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Oxymetopon compressus Chan, 1966

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Oxymetopon compressus
[Robust ribbongoby]

Photo by Marsden, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Oxymetopon cyanoctenosum Klausewitz & Condé, 1981

Photo by Marsden, A.
 
Oxymetopon cyanoctenosum
[Blue-barred ribbon goby]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Oxymetopon filamentosum
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Oxymetopon formosum
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Oxymetopon typus
[Sailfin ribbon-goby]
5 Species of Family Microdesmidae with Genus Oxymetopon
(Wormfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1966 Oxymetopon compressus Robust ribbongoby Western Pacific 24 SL
1981 Oxymetopon cyanoctenosum Blue-barred ribbon goby Western Pacific 20 TL
1967 Oxymetopon filamentosum Western Pacific
1967 Oxymetopon formosum Western Pacific
1861 Oxymetopon typus Sailfin ribbon-goby Western Central Pacific. 18 SL



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