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Tadpole goby

The tadpole-gobies, also called pugolovkas, are a genus of Ponto-Caspian fishes in the family Gobiidae. They are common in fresh and brackish waters of basins of the Black sea, the Caspian sea and the Azov sea, the water is about 20 ‰. They usual ...

                                               

Cryptocentrus pavoninoides

The bluespotted watchman goby is a species of goby native to the western central Pacific Ocean where it occurs in coastal waters at depths of from 1 to 15 metres forming small colonies on the sea floor. It grows to a length of 15 centimetres SL.

                                               

Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus

Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus, commonly known as the harlequin prawn-goby, is a species of goby. It has recently begun colonizing the Mediterranean Sea as part of the Lessepsian Migration. Before its recording in the Mediterranean this species ...

                                               

Pink-speckled shrimpgoby

The pink-speckled shrimpgoby is a species of goby native to the western Pacific Ocean where it occurs on silty substrates in coastal reefs, lagoons, mangrove swamps and tide pools. It grows to a length of 12 centimetres SL.

                                               

Target shrimp goby

The target shrimpgoby is a species of goby native to the Indo-West-Pacific where it occurs near coasts on silty or sandy reefs at depths of from 3 to 15 metres. This species is commensal with alpheid shrimps. It can reach a length of 10 centimetr ...

                                               

Yellow prawn-goby

The yellow prawn-goby is a species of goby native to the Western Pacific, where it can be found at depths of from 1 to 25 metres in coastal bays and lagoons. This species is commensal with alpheid shrimps. The species can reach a length of 10 cen ...

                                               

Tangaroan shrimp-goby

Ctenogobiops tangaroai, the Tangaroan shrimp-goby, is a species of goby of the family Gobiidae, native to the reefs of the Pacific Ocean where it can be found in fine-grained sand patches at depths of from 4 to 40 metres. This species is commensa ...

                                               

Didogobius

Didogobius is a genus of small marine fish in the family Gobiidae, the true gobies. They are native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the genus is a compound noun made up of Dido, the mythical founder and first ...

                                               

Favonigobius

Favonigobius is a genus of gobies native to fresh, brackish and marine waters around the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. Commonly called "sand gobies", this term more alternatively refers to the family Kraemeriidae, a relative of the ...

                                               

Favonigobius lateralis

Favonigobius lateralis is a species of goby native to coastal waters of eastern Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand where it can be found in marine and brackish waters of sandy estuaries. It prefers to live in beds of seagrass. This species can r ...

                                               

Favonigobius lentiginosus

Favonigobius lentiginosus is a species of goby native to the coastal waters of Australia and New Zealand. This species can reach a length of 6 centimetres TL.

                                               

Fusigobius aureus

Fusigobius aureus is a species of goby native to coral reefs around Indonesia and the Solomon Islands and in the Coral Sea. This is a distinctive species, largely translucent with numerous yellow spots on the body and fins and a yellow line on th ...

                                               

Fusigobius signipinnis

Fusigobius signipinnis, commonly called flasher sandgoby or signal goby among various vernacular names, is a species of marine fish in the family Gobiidae. The flasher sandgoby is widely distributed in the tropical waters of the Central Indo-Paci ...

                                               

Afurcagobius

There are currently two recognized species in this genus: Afurcagobius tamarensis R. M. Johnston, 1883 Tamar River goby. Afurcagobius suppositus Sauvage, 1880 Long-headed goby.

                                               

Amblyeleotris

Amblyeleotris is a genus of fish in the family Gobiidae found throughout the Indo-Pacific region. This is the largest genus of the shrimp gobies or prawn gobies, so-called because of their symbiotic relationship with certain alpheid shrimps. The ...

                                               

Amoya

There are currently five recognized species in this genus: Amoya moloanus Herre, 1927 Barcheek Amoya. Amoya madraspatensis F. Day, 1868 Manyband goby. Amoya gracilis Bleeker, 1875 Bluespotted mangrovegoby. Amoya veliensis Geevarghese & John, 1982 ...

                                               

Chromogobius

There are currently three recognized species in this genus: Chromogobius quadrivittatus Steindachner, 1863 Chestnut goby. Chromogobius zebratus Kolombatovic, 1891 Kolombatovics goby. Chromogobius britoi Van Tassell, 2001 Britos goby.

                                               

Ctenogobiops

Ctenogobiops is a genus of marine gobies native to the Indian and Pacific oceans. They usually live on sandy seas and are often found sharing dens with young shrimp.

                                               

Economidichthys

There are currently two recognized species in this genus: Economidichthys pygmaeus Holly, 1929 Western Greece goby. Economidichthys trichonis Economidis & P. J. Miller, 1990 Trichonis dwarf goby.

                                               

Exyrias

Exyrias is a genus of gobies mostly native to marine waters of the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean with one freshwater species known from the Philippines.

                                               

Fusigobius

There are currently nine recognized species in this genus: Fusigobius duospilus Hoese & Reader, 1985 Barenape Goby. Fusigobius pallidus J. E. Randall, 2001. Fusigobius neophytus Gunther, 1877 Common Fusegoby. Fusigobius signipinnis Hoese & Obika, ...

                                               

Glossogobius

Glossogobius is a genus of gobies native to fresh, brackish and marine waters from Africa to the coasts of the western Pacific Ocean. They are found in Madagascar, South Africa, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, the Philippines, ...

                                               

Gobiodon

Gobiodon is a genus of gobies also known as coral gobies or "clown gobies". Generally, coral gobies, unlike the rest of the family Gobiidae, are not burrowers, but instead prefer to inhabit the branches of certain Acropora or similar hard corals. ...

                                               

Knipowitschia

Knipowitschia is a genus of marine, fresh and brackish water gobies native to Eurasia. The genus name almost certainly honours Nikolai Mikhailovich Knipovich, a biologist who led a number of expeditions to the Caspian Sea.

                                               

Koumansetta

Koumansetta is a small genus of gobies native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. The name of this genus honours the Dutch ichthyologist and goby taxonomist Frederik Petrus Koumans of the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie in Lei ...

                                               

Lesueurigobius

Lesueurigobius is a genus of gobies native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean. The generic name honours the French naturalist Charles Alexandre Lesueur, for whom the type species, Lesueurigobius suerii, was named, Georg Dunckers name Lesueuria being p ...

                                               

Oplopomus

Oplopomus are characterized by elongated bodies and compressed heads. They possess 24 to 30 ctenoid scales on the body, becoming cycloid on the nape before disappearing just behind the eyes. Their snouts are short and rounded, shorter than the di ...

                                               

Oplopomus oplopomus

Oplopomus oplopomus, commonly known as the spinecheek goby, is a species of goby native to the Indo-Pacific region. They can grow to a maximum length of 10 centimetres. They inhabit coral reefs.

                                               

Padogobius

There are currently two recognized species in this genus: Padogobius nigricans Canestrini, 1867 Arno goby. Padogobius bonelli Bonaparte, 1846 Padanian goby.

                                               

Pelagic goby

The pelagic goby, also known as the bearded goby, is a species of true goby from the family Gobiidae, native to the southeastern Atlantic Ocean. It is currently the only known member of its genus.

                                               

Rhinogobiops

Rhinogobiops nicholsii, the blackeye goby, is a species of true goby in the family Gobiidae. It is the sole species classified under the genus Rhinogobiops. They are common inhabitants of coral reefs and rocky habitats along the Eastern Pacific O ...

                                               

Twin-spot goby

the Two Spot Goby, or Crab-eyed Goby, is a species of goby native to the Western Pacific Ocean where they can be found in areas of sand, silt in lagoons, or coastal bays with nearby cover such as rubble, coral, or leaf litter. They can be found a ...

                                               

Silhouettea

Silhouettea is a genus of gobies native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. The name of this genus refers to the island of Silhouette in the Seychelles where the type specimens of the type species, Silhouettea insinuans, were colle ...

                                               

Tomiyamichthys

Tomiyamichthys is a genus of gobies found from the Red Sea through the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific Ocean. The name of this genus honours the Japanese ichthyologist Itiro Tomiyama of the Tokyo Imperial University, who described the type sp ...

                                               

Valenciennea

Valenciennea is a genus of small, bottom-dwelling fish in the family Gobiidae. They are found over sandy bottoms, often at coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific. The members of the genus tend to rest directly on the substrate for extended periods of ti ...

                                               

Vanderhorstia

Vanderhorstia is a genus of gobies native to the Indian and Pacific oceans. The name of this genus honours the Dutch biologist Cornelius van der Horst of the University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, who was well known for his interest in ma ...

                                               

Nemateleotris exquisita

Nemateleotris exquisita is a species of dartfish which was described in 2013 from specimens collected in the Red Sea, off Mauritius and Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Formerly, the elegant firefish was thought to be found in the western Indian Oce ...

                                               

Parioglossus galzini

Parioglossus galzini is a species of dartfish presently known only from the island of Rapa Iti, French Polynesia. These tiny fish to 2.3 cm 0.91 in SL) is on the surface of dirt and debris in shallow coastal waters less than 1.5 m 4.9 ft in depth ...

                                               

Parioglossus palustris

Parioglossus palustris, the Borneo hoverer goby, is a species of dartfish native to the Andaman Sea and West Pacific. This fish is usually found near the mangrove trees.

                                               

Psammogobius pisinnus

Psammogobius pisinnus is a tiny pale species of goby, with a background colour of grey to whitish and marked with three broad brown blotches on its upper sides, the first blotch is the darkest and is located underneath first dorsal fin, the cheek ...

                                               

Ptereleotris hanae

Ptereleotris hanae, the Blue gudgeon dartfish, Blue hana goby, is a species of dartfish native to the western Pacific Ocean. It is a reef inhabitant, being found at depths of from 3 to 50 metres, though usually no shallower than 6 metres. It inha ...

                                               

Speleogobius llorisi

Speleogobius llorisi, Lloris grotto goby, is a species of ray-finned fish, a true goby from the family Gobiidae. It was described in 2016 from specimens collected in the western Mediterranean Sea.

                                               

Stonogobiops dracula

Stonogobiops dracula, the Dracula shrimpgoby, is a species of goby native to reef environments around the Seychelles and the Maldives. It can be found at depths of 15 to 37 metres where it inhabits areas of rubble or sand near to the reefs where ...

                                               

Stonogobiops yasha

Stonogobiops yasha, the Orange-striped shrimpgoby, is a species of goby native to the Western Pacific Ocean where it occurs at depths of from 15 to 40 metres. It inhabits sandy areas along the outer slopes of reefs where it lives in a commensal r ...

                                               

Abdurahmanovs pugolovka

Abdurahmanovs pugolovka is a brackishwater fish of family Gobiidae. It is found in the northern Caspian Sea and in the lower reaches of the rivers Volga and Terek. FishBase treats this taxa as a subspecies of the Azov tadpole goby (Benthophilus m ...

                                               

Amblyeleotris diagonalis

Amblyeleotris diagonalis, the Diagonal shrimpgoby, is a species of goby native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean where it can be found on reefs at depths of from 6 to 40 metres. It is commensal with alpheid shrimps. This species c ...

                                               

Amblyeleotris harrisorum

Amblyeleotris harrisorum is a species of goby currently only recorded from reefs around the island of Kiritimati in the Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati, in the central Pacific at a depth of around 32 metres. As with other Amblyeleotris species ...

                                               

Amblyeleotris marquesas

Amblyeleotris marquesas is a species of goby only recorded from reefs around Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia in the central Pacific Ocean at depths of 20 to 25 metres. As with other species of their genus, this species has a ...

                                               

Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata

Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata is a species of goby found on reefs or in sea grass beds in the western Pacific from New Caledonia to the Great Barrier Reef and around New Guinea, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. It can be found at depths of ...

                                               

Amblyeleotris yanoi

Amblyeleotris yanoi is a marine benthic species of goby native to reef environments of the western Pacific Ocean. It is a small sized fish that can reach a maximum size of 13 centimetres length for males and 5 centimetres for females.