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

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Myersina adonis Shibukawa & Satapoomin, 2006

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Myersina adonis
[Adonis shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Myersina crocata (Wongratana, 1975)

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Myersina crocata
[Yellow-spotted shrimpgoby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Myersina filifer (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Myersina filifer
[Filamentous shrimpgoby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Myersina lachneri Hoese & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Myersina lachneri
[Lachner's shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Myersina macrostoma Herre, 1934

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Myersina macrostoma
[Bigmouth shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Myersina nigrivirgata Akihito & Meguro, 1983

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Myersina nigrivirgata
[Black-line shrimp-goby]
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Myersina papuanus
[]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Myersina pretoriusi (Smith, 1958)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Myersina pretoriusi
[Pondoland sailfin goby]
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Myersina yangii
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myersina adonis Adonis shrimpgoby Eastern Indian Ocean 3.1 SL 2006
Myersina crocata Yellow-spotted shrimpgoby Western Pacific 6 SL 1975
Myersina filifer Filamentous shrimpgoby Indo-West Pacific 13.2 TL 1837
Myersina lachneri Lachner's shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 5 TL 1982
Myersina macrostoma Bigmouth shrimpgoby Western Pacific 6 TL 1934
Myersina nigrivirgata Black-line shrimp-goby Western Pacific 10 SL 1983
Myersina papuanus Western Pacific 1877
Myersina pretoriusi Pondoland sailfin goby Southeast Atlantic and We 7.5 TL 1958
Myersina yangii Western Pacific 1960



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