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Family: Gobiidae Gobies



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1703 species (see list below)

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Aboma etheostoma Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Aboma etheostoma
[Scaly boy]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthogobius flavimanus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius flavimanus
[Yellowfin goby]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthogobius hasta (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius hasta
[]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific

 
Acanthogobius insularis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Acanthogobius lactipes (Hilgendorf, 1879)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius lactipes
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthogobius luridus Ni & Wu, 1985

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius luridus
[]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Acentrogobius audax Smith, 1959

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Acentrogobius audax
[Mangrove goby]

Photo by CAFS

Indo-West Pacific. Fresh
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by CAFS
 
Acentrogobius caninus
[Tropical sand goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Acentrogobius cenderawasih Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius cenderawasih
[Cenderawasih goby]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides
[Greenspot goby]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius cyanomos (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Acentrogobius cyanomos
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acentrogobius dayi Koumans, 1941

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acentrogobius dayi
[Day's goby]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Acentrogobius ennorensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Acentrogobius griseus
[Grey goby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius janthinopterus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Acentrogobius janthinopterus
[Robust mangrove goby]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.

 
Acentrogobius masoni
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acentrogobius moloanus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by FAO
 
Acentrogobius moloanus
[Barcheek Amoya]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific

Acentrogobius multifasciatus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Acentrogobius multifasciatus
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Acentrogobius nebulosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Acentrogobius nebulosus
[Shadow goby]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Acentrogobius pellidebilis Lee & Kim, 1992

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acentrogobius pellidebilis
[]

Photo by Maddern, M.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Acentrogobius pflaumii (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Acentrogobius pflaumii
[Striped sandgoby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Acentrogobius simplex
[Bagamoyo goby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Acentrogobius suluensis (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Acentrogobius suluensis
[Sulu goby]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Acentrogobius therezieni
[]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Pacific

Acentrogobius viganensis (Steindachner, 1893)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Acentrogobius viganensis
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL
Acentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Acentrogobius viridipunctatus
[Spotted green goby]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Afurcagobius suppositus (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Afurcagobius suppositus
[Long-headed goby]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Afurcagobius tamarensis
[Tamar River goby]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Akihito futuna
[Futuna's emperor]

Photo by Watson, R.E.

Oceania
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Akihito vanuatu Watson, Keith & Marquet, 2007

Photo by Watson, R.E.
 
Akihito vanuatu
[Vanuatu's emperor]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Akko brevis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Akko brevis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Akko dionaea
[]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Akko rossi Van Tassell & Baldwin, 2004

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Akko rossi
[]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific

Amblychaeturichthys hexanema (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Amblychaeturichthys hexanema
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific

Amblychaeturichthys sciistius (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Amblychaeturichthys sciistius
[]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris arcupinna Mohlmann & Munday, 1999

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Amblyeleotris arcupinna
[Arcfin shrimpgoby]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amblyeleotris aurora (Polunin & Lubbock, 1977)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Amblyeleotris aurora
[Pinkbar goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Amblyeleotris bellicauda Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris bellicauda
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Amblyeleotris biguttata Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris biguttata
[Twinspot shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris bleekeri
[Shrimp goby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris callopareia
[Beautiful-cheek shrimpgoby]
No picture found
Asia

 
Amblyeleotris cephalotaenius
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Amblyeleotris delicatulus
[]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock, 1979

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Amblyeleotris diagonalis
[Diagonal shrimp goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Amblyeleotris downingi Randall, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris downingi
[Downing's shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris ellipse Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris ellipse
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre, 1953)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris fasciata
[Red-banded prawn-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris fontanesii
[Giant prawn-goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris guttata
[Spotted prawn-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala
[Masked shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific

Amblyeleotris harrisorum Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris harrisorum
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific. J.E.
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris japonica Takagi, 1957

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris japonica
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Amblyeleotris latifasciata Polunin & Lubbock, 1979

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris latifasciata
[Wide-barred shrimpgody]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris macronema
[Longspine shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Amblyeleotris marquesas Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris marquesas
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris masuii Aonuma & Yoshino, 1996

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Amblyeleotris masuii
[Masui's shrimp-goby]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris melanocephala
[Blackhead shrimpgoby]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris morishitai Senou & Aonuma, 2007

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Amblyeleotris morishitai
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris neglecta Jaafar & Randall, 2009

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris neglecta
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Amblyeleotris neumanni Randall & Earle, 2006

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris neumanni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Goren, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Yanagisawa, 1978

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis
[Redspotted shrimpgoby]

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

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Amblyeleotris periophthalma
[Periophthalma prawn-goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Amblyeleotris randalli Hoese & Steene, 1978

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris randalli
[Randall's prawn-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Amblyeleotris rhyax Polunin & Lubbock, 1979

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris rhyax
[Volcano shrimpgoby]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata
[Redmargin shrimpgoby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz, 1974)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris steinitzi
[Steinitz' prawn-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata
[]

Photo by Herler, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Amblyeleotris sungami (Klausewitz, 1969)

Photo by Herler, J.
 
Amblyeleotris sungami
[Magnus' prawn-goby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris taipinensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Amblyeleotris triguttata Randall, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris triguttata
[Triplespot shrimpgoby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblyeleotris wheeleri (Polunin & Lubbock, 1977)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris wheeleri
[Gorgeous prawn-goby]

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

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Amblyeleotris yanoi Aonuma & Yoshino, 1996

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Amblyeleotris yanoi
[Flagtail shrimpgoby]

Photo by Kochzius, M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Amblygobius albimaculatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Amblygobius albimaculatus
[Butterfly goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Amblygobius buanensis Herre, 1927

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius buanensis
[Buan goby]

Photo by JJPhoto

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblygobius bynoensis (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Amblygobius bynoensis
[Bynoe goby]

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

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Amblygobius decussatus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Amblygobius decussatus
[Orange-striped goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Amblygobius esakiae Herre, 1939

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius esakiae
[Snoutspot goby]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Amblygobius linki Herre, 1927

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Amblygobius linki
[Link's goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Amblygobius magnusi (Klausewitz, 1968)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius magnusi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblygobius nocturnus (Herre, 1945)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius nocturnus
[Nocturn goby]

Photo by Petrinos, C.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Amblygobius phalaena (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
Amblygobius phalaena
[Whitebarred goby]

Photo by Rusconi, G.

Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblygobius semicinctus (Bennett, 1833)

Photo by Rusconi, G.
 
Amblygobius semicinctus
[Halfbarred goby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Amblygobius sewardii
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Amblygobius sphynx (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius sphynx
[Sphinx goby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Amblygobius stethophthalmus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Amblygobius stethophthalmus
[Freckled goby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Amblygobius tekomaji
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Amblyotrypauchen arctocephalus
[Armour eelgoby]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Amoya gracilis
[Bluespotted mangrovegoby]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Amoya madraspatensis (Day, 1868)

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Amoya madraspatensis
[Manyband goby]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Amoya signata (Peters, 1855)

Photo by SFSA
 
Amoya signata
[Tusk goby]
No picture found
Southwest coast of India.

 
Amoya veliensis
[]
No picture found
Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm TL

 
Anatirostrum profundorum
[Duckbill pugolovka]

Photo by Senou, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Ancistrogobius dipus Shibukawa, Yoshino & Allen, 2010

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Ancistrogobius dipus
[Double-fin cheek-hook goby]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Ancistrogobius squamiceps Shibukawa, Yoshino & Allen, 2010

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Ancistrogobius squamiceps
[Scaly cheek-hook goby]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Ancistrogobius yanoi Shibukawa, Yoshino & Allen, 2010

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ancistrogobius yanoi
[Yano’s cheek-hook goby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Ancistrogobius yoshigoui Shibukawa, Yoshino & Allen, 2010

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ancistrogobius yoshigoui
[Threadless cheek-hook goby]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Antilligobius nikkiae Van Tassell & Colin, 2012

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Antilligobius nikkiae
[Sabre goby]

Photo by Svensson, A.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 7.9 cm TL
Aphia minuta (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Svensson, A.
 
Aphia minuta
[Transparent goby]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Apocryptes bato (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Apocryptes bato
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Apocryptodon madurensis (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Apocryptodon madurensis
[Madura goby]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Apocryptodon punctatus Tomiyama, 1934

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Apocryptodon punctatus
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Arcygobius baliurus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Arcygobius baliurus
[Isthmus goby]

Photo by Schulz, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Arenigobius bifrenatus (Kner, 1865)

Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Arenigobius bifrenatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Arenigobius frenatus
[Half-bridled goby]
No picture found
Southwestern Pacific

 
Arenigobius leftwichi
[Oyster goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Aruma histrio (Jordan, 1884)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Aruma histrio
[Slow goby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Asterropteryx atripes Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2002

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Asterropteryx atripes
[Yano’s starry goby]

Photo by Lougher, T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen & Munday, 1995

Photo by Lougher, T.
 
Asterropteryx bipunctata
[Orange-spotted goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Asterropteryx ensifera (Bleeker, 1874)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Asterropteryx ensifera
[Miller's damsel]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Asterropteryx ovata Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Asterropteryx ovata
[Oval-spot goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Asterropteryx semipunctata Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Asterropteryx semipunctata
[Starry goby]

Photo by Senou, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Asterropteryx senoui Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2007

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Asterropteryx senoui
[Senou's goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Asterropteryx spinosa (Goren, 1981)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Asterropteryx spinosa
[Eyebar spiny goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Asterropteryx striata Allen & Munday, 1995

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Asterropteryx striata
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Astrabe fasciata Akihito & Meguro, 1988

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Astrabe fasciata
[]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Astrabe flavimaculata Akihito & Meguro, 1988

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Astrabe flavimaculata
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Astrabe lactisella
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.

 
Aulopareia atripinnatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Aulopareia janetae Smith, 1945

Photo by FAO
 
Aulopareia janetae
[Scalycheek goby]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Aulopareia koumansi
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Aulopareia unicolor (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by FAO
 
Aulopareia unicolor
[]

Photo by Hughes, S.W.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Austrolethops wardi Whitley, 1935

Photo by Hughes, S.W.T.
 
Austrolethops wardi
[Small-eyed goby]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Awaous acritosus
[Roman nose goby]

Photo by Watson, R.E.

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Awaous aeneofuscus (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Watson, R.E.
 
Awaous aeneofuscus
[Freshwater goby]

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.

North, Central and South
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Awaous banana (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Matamoros, W.A.
 
Awaous banana
[River goby]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Awaous bustamantei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Awaous commersoni
[]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Awaous flavus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Awaous flavus
[]

Photo by Babu, D.E.

Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Awaous fluviatilis (Rao, 1971)

Photo by Babu, D.E.
 
Awaous fluviatilis
[]

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Awaous grammepomus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Awaous grammepomus
[Scribbled goby]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Oceania
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Awaous guamensis (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Awaous guamensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26.4 cm TL
Awaous lateristriga (Duméril, 1861)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Awaous lateristriga
[West African freshwater goby]
No picture found
Asia

 
Awaous litturatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Awaous macrorhynchus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Awaous melanocephalus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by CAFS
 
Awaous melanocephalus
[Largesnout goby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Awaous nigripinnis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Awaous ocellaris (Broussonet, 1782)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Awaous ocellaris
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Awaous pallidus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Awaous personatus
[]

Photo by Stender, K.

Oceania

Awaous stamineus (Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850)

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Awaous stamineus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Awaous tajasica (Lichtenstein, 1822)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Awaous tajasica
[Sand fish]

Photo by Mikhov, S.D.

Eurasia
Max. Length 16.2 cm TL
Babka gymnotrachelus (Kessler, 1857)

Photo by Mikhov, S.D.
 
Babka gymnotrachelus
[Racer goby]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Barbulifer antennatus Böhlke & Robins, 1968

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Barbulifer antennatus
[Barbulifer]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Barbulifer ceuthoecus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1884)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Barbulifer ceuthoecus
[Bearded goby]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Barbulifer enigmaticus Joyeux, van Tassell & Macieira, 2009

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Barbulifer enigmaticus
[Goateed goby]

Photo by Larson, H.K.

Eastern Central Pacific

Barbulifer mexicanus Hoese & Larson, 1985

Photo by Larson, H.K.
 
Barbulifer mexicanus
[Saddlebanded goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Barbulifer pantherinus (Pellegrin, 1901)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Barbulifer pantherinus
[Panther goby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Barbuligobius boehlkei Lachner & McKinney, 1974

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Barbuligobius boehlkei
[Cryptic bearded goby]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Bathygobius aeolosoma
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL
Bathygobius andrei (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius andrei
[]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Bathygobius antilliensis Tornabene, Baldwin & Pezold, 2010

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bathygobius antilliensis
[Antilles frillfin]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Bathygobius burtoni
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.1 cm TL
Bathygobius casamancus (Rochebrune, 1880)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bathygobius casamancus
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Bathygobius coalitus (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Bathygobius coalitus
[Whitespotted frillgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Bathygobius cocosensis (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius cocosensis
[Cocos frill-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Bathygobius cotticeps (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius cotticeps
[Cheekscaled frill-goby]

Photo by Smith, D.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Bathygobius curacao (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by Smith, D.G.
 
Bathygobius curacao
[Notchtongue goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Bathygobius cyclopterus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius cyclopterus
[Spotted frillgoby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Bathygobius fishelsoni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Bathygobius fuscus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius fuscus
[Dusky frillgoby]

Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Bathygobius geminatus Tornabene, Baldwin & Pezold, 2010

Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.
 
Bathygobius geminatus
[Twin-spotted frillfin]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Bathygobius hongkongensis Lam, 1986

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Bathygobius hongkongensis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Bathygobius karachiensis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Bathygobius krefftii
[Krefft's frillgoby]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Bathygobius lacertus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bathygobius lacertus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Bathygobius laddi (Fowler, 1931)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius laddi
[Brownboy goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Bathygobius lineatus (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius lineatus
[Southern frillfin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Bathygobius meggitti (Hora & Mukerji, 1936)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius meggitti
[Meggitt's goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bathygobius mystacium Ginsburg, 1947

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bathygobius mystacium
[Island frillfin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Bathygobius niger (Smith, 1960)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius niger
[Black minigoby]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Bathygobius ostreicola (Chaudhuri, 1916)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Bathygobius ostreicola
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Bathygobius panayensis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Bathygobius petrophilus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Bathygobius ramosus Ginsburg, 1947

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius ramosus
[Panamic frillfin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Bathygobius smithi
[]

Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bathygobius soporator (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.
 
Bathygobius soporator
[Frillfin goby]

Photo by Otel, V.

Eurasia
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Benthophiloides brauneri Beling & Iljin, 1927

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Benthophiloides brauneri
[]
No picture found
Asia.
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Benthophiloides turcomanus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Benthophilus baeri
[Baer pugolovka]
No picture found
Eurasia
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus casachicus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Benthophilus ctenolepidus
[]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Europe
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Benthophilus durrelli Boldyrev & Bogutskaya, 2004

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Benthophilus durrelli
[Don tadpole-goby]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus granulosus
[Granular pugolovka]
No picture found
Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Benthophilus grimmi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus kessleri
[]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Benthophilus leobergius
[Caspian stellate tadpole-goby]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus leptocephalus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus leptorhynchus
[Short-snout pugolovka]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus macrocephalus
[Caspian tadpole goby]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus magistri
[Azov tadpole goby]
No picture found
Eurasia
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus mahmudbejovi
[Small-spine tadpole-goby]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Benthophilus nudus
[Black Sea tadpole-goby]
No picture found
Western Asia

 
Benthophilus ragimovi
[]
No picture found
Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus spinosus
[Spiny pugolovka]

Photo by Otel, V.

Europe
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Benthophilus stellatus (Sauvage, 1874)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Benthophilus stellatus
[Stellate tadpole-goby]
No picture found
Asia

 
Benthophilus svetovidovi
[]

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 Hasan, M.E.

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

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
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
[]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Bollmannia boqueronensis Evermann & Marsh, 1899

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bollmannia boqueronensis
[White-eye goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Bollmannia chlamydes Jordan, 1890

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bollmannia chlamydes
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Bollmannia communis Ginsburg, 1942

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bollmannia communis
[Ragged goby]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Bollmannia eigenmanni
[Shelf goby]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Bollmannia gomezi
[Colombian goby]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Bollmannia litura Ginsburg, 1935

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bollmannia litura
[Citrine goby]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Bollmannia macropoma
[Frailscale goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific

Bollmannia marginalis Ginsburg, 1939

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bollmannia marginalis
[Apostrophe goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Bollmannia ocellata Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bollmannia ocellata
[Pennant goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Bollmannia stigmatura Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bollmannia stigmatura
[Tailspot goby]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Bollmannia umbrosa
[Dusky goby]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Brachyamblyopus brachysoma
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Brachygobius aggregatus Herre, 1940

Photo by FAO
 
Brachygobius aggregatus
[Schooling bumblebee goby]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL
Brachygobius doriae (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brachygobius doriae
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Brachygobius kabiliensis Inger, 1958

Photo by FAO
 
Brachygobius kabiliensis
[Kabili bumblebee goby]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Brachygobius mekongensis Larson & Vidthayanon, 2000

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Brachygobius mekongensis
[]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Brachygobius nunus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Brachygobius nunus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Brachygobius sabanus
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Brachygobius sua (Smith, 1931)

Photo by FAO
 
Brachygobius sua
[Bumblebee goby]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Brachygobius xanthomelas Herre, 1937

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brachygobius xanthomelas
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Brachygobius xanthozonus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Brachygobius xanthozonus
[Bumblebee fish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Bryaninops amplus Larson, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bryaninops amplus
[Large whip goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Bryaninops annella Suzuki & Randall, 2014

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bryaninops annella
[]

Photo by Ryan, P.

Western Central Pacific

Bryaninops dianneae Larson, 1985

Photo by Ryan, P.
 
Bryaninops dianneae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Bryaninops discus Suzuki, Bogorodsky & Randall, 2012

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bryaninops discus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Bryaninops earlei Suzuki & Randall, 2014

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bryaninops earlei
[]

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

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm TL
Bryaninops erythrops (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Bryaninops erythrops
[Erythrops goby]

Photo by Larson, H.K.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Bryaninops isis Larson, 1985

Photo by Larson, H.K.
 
Bryaninops isis
[Isis goby]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Bryaninops loki Larson, 1985

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Bryaninops loki
[Loki whip-goby]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Bryaninops natans Larson, 1985

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Bryaninops natans
[Redeye goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Bryaninops nexus Larson, 1987

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bryaninops nexus
[Upside-down goby]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Bryaninops ridens Smith, 1959

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Bryaninops ridens
[Ridens goby]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Bryaninops spongicolus Suzuki, Bogorodsky & Randall, 2012

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Bryaninops spongicolus
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Bryaninops tectus Suzuki & Randall, 2014

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Bryaninops tectus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Bryaninops tigris Larson, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bryaninops tigris
[Black coral goby]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Bryaninops translucens Suzuki & Randall, 2014

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Bryaninops translucens
[]

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

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Bryaninops yongei (Davis & Cohen, 1969)

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Bryaninops yongei
[Whip coral goby]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Buenia affinis Iljin, 1930

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Buenia affinis
[De Buen's goby]

Photo by Svensen, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Buenia jeffreysii (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Buenia jeffreysii
[Jeffrey's goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Cabillus atripelvicus Randall, Sakamoto & Shibukawa, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cabillus atripelvicus
[]

Photo by Greenfield, D.W./J.E. Randall

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm TL
Cabillus caudimacula Greenfield & Randall, 2004

Photo by Greenfield, D.W./J.E. Randall
 
Cabillus caudimacula
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Cabillus lacertops Smith, 1959

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cabillus lacertops
[Lizard cabillus]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Cabillus macrophthalmus
[Bigeye cabillus]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Cabillus pexus
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Cabillus tongarevae (Fowler, 1927)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cabillus tongarevae
[Tongareva goby]
No picture found
Asia

 
Caecogobius cryptophthalmus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Caffrogobius agulhensis (Barnard, 1927)

Photo by SFSA
 
Caffrogobius agulhensis
[Agulhas goby]
1703 Species of Family Gobiidae
(Gobies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1895 Aboma etheostoma Scaly boy Eastern Central Pacific 3.4 SL
1845 Acanthogobius flavimanus Yellowfin goby Asia 30 TL
1845 Acanthogobius hasta Northwest Pacific 50 TL
1996 Acanthogobius insularis Northwestern Pacific
1879 Acanthogobius lactipes Asia 9.4 TL
1985 Acanthogobius luridus Northwest Pacific 6 TL
1959 Acentrogobius audax Mangrove goby Western Indian Ocean 10 SL
1837 Acentrogobius caninus Tropical sand goby Indo-West Pacific. Fresh 13 TL
2012 Acentrogobius cenderawasih Cenderawasih goby Western Pacific 3.9 SL
1849 Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides Greenspot goby Asia 11 TL
1849 Acentrogobius cyanomos Indo-West Pacific 11.5 TL
1941 Acentrogobius dayi Day's goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
1980 Acentrogobius ennorensis Eastern Indian Ocean 5.8 SL
1876 Acentrogobius griseus Grey goby Asia 8 SL
1853 Acentrogobius janthinopterus Robust mangrove goby Eastern Indian Ocean 12.5 TL
1873 Acentrogobius masoni Indian Ocean.
1927 Acentrogobius moloanus Barcheek Amoya Western Pacific 6 TL
1927 Acentrogobius multifasciatus Western Pacific
1775 Acentrogobius nebulosus Shadow goby Indo-West Pacific 18 SL
1992 Acentrogobius pellidebilis Asia 7 TL
1853 Acentrogobius pflaumii Striped sandgoby Northwest Pacific 12 TL
1880 Acentrogobius simplex Bagamoyo goby Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
1927 Acentrogobius suluensis Sulu goby Western Pacific 3.3 SL
1963 Acentrogobius therezieni Africa 10 TL
1893 Acentrogobius viganensis Western Pacific
1837 Acentrogobius viridipunctatus Spotted green goby Indo-West Pacific 9.2 TL
1880 Afurcagobius suppositus Long-headed goby Eastern Indian Ocean 11 SL
1883 Afurcagobius tamarensis Tamar River goby Oceania 11 TL
2008 Akihito futuna Futuna's emperor Oceania 6 SL
2007 Akihito vanuatu Vanuatu's emperor Oceania 4.3 SL
1864 Akko brevis Eastern Central Pacific
1995 Akko dionaea Southwest Atlantic 8.1 SL
2004 Akko rossi Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL
1853 Amblychaeturichthys hexanema Northwest Pacific
1901 Amblychaeturichthys sciistius Northwest Pacific
1999 Amblyeleotris arcupinna Arcfin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 11 SL
1977 Amblyeleotris aurora Pinkbar goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
2004 Amblyeleotris bellicauda Western Central Pacific 5.0 SL
2004 Amblyeleotris biguttata Twinspot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 10.4 TL
2006 Amblyeleotris bleekeri Shrimp goby Western Pacific 5.8 SL
1979 Amblyeleotris callopareia Beautiful-cheek shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.8 SL
1989 Amblyeleotris cephalotaenius Asia
1958 Amblyeleotris delicatulus Western Indian Ocean
1979 Amblyeleotris diagonalis Diagonal shrimp goby Indo-Pacific 11 SL
1994 Amblyeleotris downingi Downing's shrimpgoby Western Indian Ocean 14 SL
2004 Amblyeleotris ellipse Eastern Central Pacific 4.4 SL
1953 Amblyeleotris fasciata Red-banded prawn-goby Western Central Pacific 8 TL
1853 Amblyeleotris fontanesii Giant prawn-goby Western Pacific 25 SL
1938 Amblyeleotris guttata Spotted prawn-goby Western Pacific 11 SL
1853 Amblyeleotris gymnocephala Masked shrimpgoby Indo-West Pacific. 14 TL
2002 Amblyeleotris harrisorum Eastern Central Pacific
1957 Amblyeleotris japonica Indo-West Pacific. J.E. 7.4 SL
1979 Amblyeleotris latifasciata Wide-barred shrimpgody Western Pacific 13 SL
1979 Amblyeleotris macronema Longspine shrimpgoby Western Pacific 8 SL
2002 Amblyeleotris marquesas Eastern Central Pacific 7.5 TL
1996 Amblyeleotris masuii Masui's shrimp-goby Southwest Pacific 11 SL
2000 Amblyeleotris melanocephala Blackhead shrimpgoby Asia 9.4 SL
2007 Amblyeleotris morishitai Northwest Pacific 9.4 SL
2009 Amblyeleotris neglecta Western Indian Ocean 5.4 SL
2006 Amblyeleotris neumanni Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL
1981 Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Western Pacific 9.5 TL
1978 Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Redspotted shrimpgoby Western Pacific 10 SL
1853 Amblyeleotris periophthalma Periophthalma prawn-goby Indo-West Pacific 11 SL
1978 Amblyeleotris randalli Randall's prawn-goby Western Pacific 12 SL
1979 Amblyeleotris rhyax Volcano shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.3 SL
2002 Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Redmargin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 11 TL
1974 Amblyeleotris steinitzi Steinitz' prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 13 SL
2004 Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL
1969 Amblyeleotris sungami Magnus' prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
2006 Amblyeleotris taipinensis Western Pacific 4.4 SL
1994 Amblyeleotris triguttata Triplespot shrimpgoby Western Indian Ocean 9 TL
1977 Amblyeleotris wheeleri Gorgeous prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 10 SL
1996 Amblyeleotris yanoi Flagtail shrimpgoby Western Pacific 13 SL
1830 Amblygobius albimaculatus Butterfly goby Indo-West Pacific 18 SL
1927 Amblygobius buanensis Buan goby Western Pacific 7.5 SL
1844 Amblygobius bynoensis Bynoe goby Indo-Pacific. 10 SL
1855 Amblygobius decussatus Orange-striped goby Western Central Pacific 9.5 SL
1939 Amblygobius esakiae Snoutspot goby Western Pacific 8.5 SL
1927 Amblygobius linki Link's goby Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
1968 Amblygobius magnusi Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL
1945 Amblygobius nocturnus Nocturn goby Western Indian Ocean 10 SL
1837 Amblygobius phalaena Whitebarred goby Pacific Ocean 15 TL
1833 Amblygobius semicinctus Halfbarred goby Western Indian Ocean. 11 SL
1867 Amblygobius sewardii Western Indian Ocean
1837 Amblygobius sphynx Sphinx goby Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1851 Amblygobius stethophthalmus Freckled goby Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SL
1959 Amblygobius tekomaji Western Indian Ocean 3.8 SL
1890 Amblyotrypauchen arctocephalus Armour eelgoby Indo-West Pacific
1875 Amoya gracilis Bluespotted mangrovegoby Western Central Pacific
1868 Amoya madraspatensis Manyband goby Eastern Indian Ocean and 7 SL
1855 Amoya signata Tusk goby Western Indian Ocean 5.5 TL
1982 Amoya veliensis Southwest coast of India.
1927 Anatirostrum profundorum Duckbill pugolovka Former USSR and Asia 3.9 TL
2010 Ancistrogobius dipus Double-fin cheek-hook goby Western Pacific 4.2 SL
2010 Ancistrogobius squamiceps Scaly cheek-hook goby Northwest Pacific 5.1 SL
2010 Ancistrogobius yanoi Yano’s cheek-hook goby Western Pacific 3.7 SL
2010 Ancistrogobius yoshigoui Threadless cheek-hook goby Western Pacific 4.1 SL
2012 Antilligobius nikkiae Sabre goby Western Atlantic 3.2 SL
1810 Aphia minuta Transparent goby Atlantic Ocean 7.9 TL
1822 Apocryptes bato Indian Ocean 26 TL
1849 Apocryptodon madurensis Madura goby Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1934 Apocryptodon punctatus Northwest Pacific 6.7 SL
1837 Arcygobius baliurus Isthmus goby Indo-West Pacific. 10.2 SL
1865 Arenigobius bifrenatus Indo-West Pacific 9.1 SL
1861 Arenigobius frenatus Half-bridled goby Western Pacific 11 TL
1910 Arenigobius leftwichi Oyster goby Southwestern Pacific
1884 Aruma histrio Slow goby Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 SL
2002 Asterropteryx atripes Yano’s starry goby Indo-West Pacific 2.2 SL
1995 Asterropteryx bipunctata Orange-spotted goby Indo-Pacific 3.1 SL
1874 Asterropteryx ensifera Miller's damsel Indo-Pacific 3 SL
2007 Asterropteryx ovata Oval-spot goby Western Pacific 2.7 SL
1830 Asterropteryx semipunctata Starry goby Indo-Pacific 4 SL
2007 Asterropteryx senoui Senou's goby Western Pacific 2.5 SL
1981 Asterropteryx spinosa Eyebar spiny goby Indo-West Pacific 4.6 SL
1995 Asterropteryx striata Western Central Pacific 2.3 SL
1988 Astrabe fasciata Northwest Pacific 4.8 SL
1988 Astrabe flavimaculata Northwest Pacific 3.1 SL
1901 Astrabe lactisella Northwest Pacific 4 TL
1931 Aulopareia atripinnatus Western Pacific.
1945 Aulopareia janetae Scalycheek goby Western Pacific 8 TL
1937 Aulopareia koumansi Western Central Pacific.
1837 Aulopareia unicolor Asia 8.8 TL
1935 Austrolethops wardi Small-eyed goby Indo-Pacific 6 TL
1994 Awaous acritosus Roman nose goby Oceania 18 SL
1852 Awaous aeneofuscus Freshwater goby Africa 26 SL
1837 Awaous banana River goby North, Central and South 30 SL
1882 Awaous bustamantei Africa 19.3 SL
1801 Awaous commersoni Africa 25 SL
1837 Awaous flavus South America 8.2 SL
1971 Awaous fluviatilis Indian Ocean. 1.7 SL
1849 Awaous grammepomus Scribbled goby Asia 15 SL
1837 Awaous guamensis Oceania 24.5 SL
1861 Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby Eastern Atlantic 26.4 TL
1861 Awaous litturatus Asia
1867 Awaous macrorhynchus Africa 38 TL
1849 Awaous melanocephalus Largesnout goby Asia and Oceania 15 TL
1837 Awaous nigripinnis Western Indian Ocean 25 SL
1782 Awaous ocellaris Asia 13 TL
1837 Awaous pallidus Africa 19 TL
1849 Awaous personatus Asia 11.1 SL
1850 Awaous stamineus Oceania
1822 Awaous tajasica Sand fish South America 16.3 SL
1857 Babka gymnotrachelus Racer goby Eurasia 16.2 TL
1968 Barbulifer antennatus Barbulifer Western Atlantic 2.0 SL
1884 Barbulifer ceuthoecus Bearded goby Western Atlantic 3 TL
2009 Barbulifer enigmaticus Goateed goby Atlantic Ocean 2.4 SL
1985 Barbulifer mexicanus Saddlebanded goby Eastern Central Pacific
1901 Barbulifer pantherinus Panther goby Eastern Central Pacific 5.2 SL
1974 Barbuligobius boehlkei Cryptic bearded goby Indo-West Pacific. 2 SL
1889 Bathygobius aeolosoma Southwest Pacific
1880 Bathygobius andrei Eastern Pacific 15.3 TL
2010 Bathygobius antilliensis Antilles frillfin Western Atlantic 9.4 SL
1875 Bathygobius burtoni Eastern Atlantic 8 TL
1880 Bathygobius casamancus Eastern Atlantic 8.1 TL
1832 Bathygobius coalitus Whitespotted frillgoby Indo-Pacific 10 SL
1854 Bathygobius cocosensis Cocos frill-goby Indo-Pacific 10 SL
1879 Bathygobius cotticeps Cheekscaled frill-goby Indo-Pacific 11 TL
1919 Bathygobius curacao Notchtongue goby Western Atlantic 7.5 TL
1837 Bathygobius cyclopterus Spotted frillgoby Indo-Pacific 7 TL
1978 Bathygobius fishelsoni Western Indian Ocean
1830 Bathygobius fuscus Dusky frillgoby Indo-Pacific 12 TL
2010 Bathygobius geminatus Twin-spotted frillfin Western Atlantic 3.8 SL
1986 Bathygobius hongkongensis Northwest Pacific 5 SL
1990 Bathygobius karachiensis Western Indian Ocean
1866 Bathygobius krefftii Krefft's frillgoby Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1860 Bathygobius lacertus Western Atlantic 6.8 SL
1931 Bathygobius laddi Brownboy goby Indo-West Pacific and Sou 5 TL
1841 Bathygobius lineatus Southern frillfin Eastern Central Pacific
1936 Bathygobius meggitti Meggitt's goby Indo-West Pacific. 6 TL
1947 Bathygobius mystacium Island frillfin Western Atlantic 15 TL
1960 Bathygobius niger Black minigoby Western Indian Ocean 6 TL
1916 Bathygobius ostreicola Asia 5 SL
1907 Bathygobius panayensis Western Central Pacific
1853 Bathygobius petrophilus Western Pacific 6.1 SL
1947 Bathygobius ramosus Panamic frillfin Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1999 Bathygobius smithi Western Indian Ocean
1837 Bathygobius soporator Frillfin goby Eastern Atlantic 15 TL
1927 Benthophiloides brauneri Eurasia 7.2 SL
1941 Benthophiloides turcomanus Asia. 3 TL
1877 Benthophilus baeri Baer pugolovka Asia 8 TL
1978 Benthophilus casachicus Eurasia 7.6 TL
1877 Benthophilus ctenolepidus Asia
2004 Benthophilus durrelli Don tadpole-goby Europe 6.6 SL
1877 Benthophilus granulosus Granular pugolovka Europe and Asia 5.6 TL
1877 Benthophilus grimmi Former USSR and Asia 9.5 TL
1927 Benthophilus kessleri Asia 4.6 TL
1949 Benthophilus leobergius Caspian stellate tadpole-goby Europe and Asia 10 SL
1877 Benthophilus leptocephalus Asia 5.4 TL
1877 Benthophilus leptorhynchus Short-snout pugolovka Asia 4 TL
1787 Benthophilus macrocephalus Caspian tadpole goby Europe and Asia 11.6 TL
1927 Benthophilus magistri Azov tadpole goby Europe 8.4 TL
1976 Benthophilus mahmudbejovi Small-spine tadpole-goby Eurasia 6.6 TL
1898 Benthophilus nudus Black Sea tadpole-goby Europe 15 TL
2004 Benthophilus ragimovi Western Asia
1877 Benthophilus spinosus Spiny pugolovka Former USSR and Asia 3.4 TL
1874 Benthophilus stellatus Stellate tadpole-goby Europe 13.5 TL
1979 Benthophilus svetovidovi Asia
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
1899 Bollmannia boqueronensis White-eye goby Western Atlantic 10 TL
1890 Bollmannia chlamydes Eastern Pacific 14 SL
1942 Bollmannia communis Ragged goby Western Central Atlantic 12 SL
1896 Bollmannia eigenmanni Shelf goby Western Central Atlantic 14 SL
1981 Bollmannia gomezi Colombian goby Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL
1935 Bollmannia litura Citrine goby Western Atlantic 14 SL
1892 Bollmannia macropoma Frailscale goby Eastern Pacific
1939 Bollmannia marginalis Apostrophe goby Eastern Pacific
1892 Bollmannia ocellata Pennant goby Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL
1892 Bollmannia stigmatura Tailspot goby Eastern Pacific 14 SL
1939 Bollmannia umbrosa Dusky goby Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL
1854 Brachyamblyopus brachysoma Asia 10.5 TL
1940 Brachygobius aggregatus Schooling bumblebee goby Asia 4.4 SL
1868 Brachygobius doriae Asia 4.2 TL
1958 Brachygobius kabiliensis Kabili bumblebee goby Asia 1.8 SL
2000 Brachygobius mekongensis Asia 1.8 SL
1822 Brachygobius nunus Asia 2.5 SL
1958 Brachygobius sabanus Asia 2.7 SL
1931 Brachygobius sua Bumblebee goby Asia 3 TL
1937 Brachygobius xanthomelas Asia 2 SL
1849 Brachygobius xanthozonus Bumblebee fish Asia 3.8 SL
1985 Bryaninops amplus Large whip goby Indo-Pacific 4.6 SL
2014 Bryaninops annella Western Pacific 2.7 SL
1985 Bryaninops dianneae Western Central Pacific
2012 Bryaninops discus Indian Ocean 1.9 SL
2014 Bryaninops earlei Western Pacific 1.4 SL
1906 Bryaninops erythrops Erythrops goby Indo-Pacific 2.3 TL
1985 Bryaninops isis Isis goby Western Pacific 1.5 SL
1985 Bryaninops loki Loki whip-goby Indo-Pacific 4.5 SL
1985 Bryaninops natans Redeye goby Indo-Pacific 2.5 TL
1987 Bryaninops nexus Upside-down goby Western Pacific 2.3 SL
1959 Bryaninops ridens Ridens goby Indo-Pacific 1.8 SL
2012 Bryaninops spongicolus Indian Ocean 2.5 SL
2014 Bryaninops tectus Western Pacific 1.9 SL
1985 Bryaninops tigris Black coral goby Indo-Pacific 2.5 SL
2014 Bryaninops translucens Western Pacific 2.3 SL
1969 Bryaninops yongei Whip coral goby Indo-Pacific 3.5 SL
1930 Buenia affinis De Buen's goby Mediterranean Sea 3.3 SL
1867 Buenia jeffreysii Jeffrey's goby Eastern Atlantic 6 TL
2007 Cabillus atripelvicus Northwest Pacific 4.1 SL
2004 Cabillus caudimacula Eastern Central Pacific 2.2 TL
1959 Cabillus lacertops Lizard cabillus Indo-Pacific 4 TL
1909 Cabillus macrophthalmus Bigeye cabillus Western Central Pacific.
2013 Cabillus pexus Northwest Pacific 2.2 SL
1927 Cabillus tongarevae Tongareva goby Indo-Pacific 2.7 SL
1991 Caecogobius cryptophthalmus Asia
1927 Caffrogobius agulhensis Agulhas goby Southeast Atlantic 7.5 TL



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