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

(See list of species below)



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20 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Ptereleotris arabica Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris arabica
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Ptereleotris brachyptera Randall & Suzuki, 2008

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris brachyptera
[Lowfin dartfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.1 cm

 
Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata
[Bluemargin dartfish]

Photo by Cherson, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Ptereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Cherson, A.
 
Ptereleotris calliura
[Blue goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Ptereleotris carinata Bussing, 2001

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ptereleotris carinata
[Panamic dartfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Ptereleotris crossogenion Randall & Suzuki, 2008

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris crossogenion
[Fringechin dartfish]

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

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Ptereleotris evides
[Blackfin dartfish]

Photo by Pelicier, D.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Pelicier, D.
 
Ptereleotris grammica
[Lined dartfish]

Photo by AquaNet

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ptereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Ptereleotris hanae
[Blue hana goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ptereleotris helenae (Randall, 1968)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris helenae
[Hovering goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ptereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris heteroptera
[Blacktail goby]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Ptereleotris kallista Randall & Suzuki, 2008

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ptereleotris kallista
[Beautiful Dartfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Ptereleotris lineopinnis
[Sad glider]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Ptereleotris melanopogon Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris melanopogon
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris microlepis
[Blue gudgeon]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ptereleotris monoptera Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris monoptera
[Lyre-tail dart-goby]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Ptereleotris randalli Gasparini, Rocha & Floeter, 2001

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Ptereleotris randalli
[Brazilian dartfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Ptereleotris rubristigma
[Redspot dartfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ptereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris uroditaenia
[Flagtail dartfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ptereleotris zebra (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ptereleotris zebra
[Chinese zebra goby]
20 Species of Family Microdesmidae with Genus Ptereleotris
(Wormfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1985 Ptereleotris arabica Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL
2008 Ptereleotris brachyptera Lowfin dartfish Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL
2012 Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata Bluemargin dartfish Eastern Indian Ocean 6.1
1882 Ptereleotris calliura Blue goby Western Atlantic 12.5 TL
2001 Ptereleotris carinata Panamic dartfish Eastern Central Pacific
2008 Ptereleotris crossogenion Fringechin dartfish Western Pacific 4.1 SL
1925 Ptereleotris evides Blackfin dartfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1982 Ptereleotris grammica Lined dartfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1901 Ptereleotris hanae Blue hana goby Pacific Ocean 12 TL
1968 Ptereleotris helenae Hovering goby Western Atlantic 12 TL
1855 Ptereleotris heteroptera Blacktail goby Indo-Pacific 14 TL
2008 Ptereleotris kallista Beautiful Dartfish Western Pacific 8.4 SL
1935 Ptereleotris lineopinnis Sad glider Indo-West Pacific 11.5 TL
1985 Ptereleotris melanopogon Eastern Central Pacific 10.3 SL
1856 Ptereleotris microlepis Blue gudgeon Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1985 Ptereleotris monoptera Lyre-tail dart-goby Indo-Pacific 12 SL
2001 Ptereleotris randalli Brazilian dartfish Southwest Atlantic 8.7 SL
2012 Ptereleotris rubristigma Redspot dartfish Western Pacific
1985 Ptereleotris uroditaenia Flagtail dartfish Western Central Pacific 10 SL
1938 Ptereleotris zebra Chinese zebra goby Indo-Pacific 12 SL



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