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Family: Gobiidae Gobies



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Photo by Robertson, R.

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

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Aboma etheostoma
[Scaly boy]
No picture found


 
Acanthogobius elongatus
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

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

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


 
Acanthogobius insularis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthogobius luridus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Acanthogobius ommaturus
[Asian freshwater goby]
No picture found


 
Acanthogobius stigmothonus
[]

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

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

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

Photo by CAFS

Indo-West Pacific. Fresh
Max. Length 18.3 cm TL
Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837)

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

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Asia
Max. Length 12.4 cm TL
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides (Bleeker, 1849)

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

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

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

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acentrogobius cyanomos
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acentrogobius dayi
[Day's goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Acentrogobius ennorensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Acentrogobius gracilis
[Bluespotted mangrove goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Acentrogobius griseus
[Grey goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius janthinopterus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius janthinopterus
[Robust mangrove goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Acentrogobius limarius Allen, Erdmann & Hadiaty, 2015

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius limarius
[Batanta mud goby]

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

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

Photo by Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Acentrogobius madraspatensis
[Manyband goby]
No picture found


 
Acentrogobius masoni
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Acentrogobius moloanus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Acentrogobius moloanus
[Barcheek Amoya]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific

Acentrogobius multifasciatus (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Acentrogobius multifasciatus
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

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

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

Photo by Maddern, M.

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

Photo by Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Acentrogobius pflaumii
[Striped sandgoby]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius signatus (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Acentrogobius signatus
[Tusk goby]

Photo by MNHN

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Acentrogobius simplex (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Acentrogobius simplex
[Bagamoyo goby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

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

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Acentrogobius suluensis
[Sulu goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Acentrogobius therezieni
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Acentrogobius vanderloosi Allen, 2015

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius vanderloosi
[Mudslope goby]
No picture found


 
Acentrogobius veliensis
[]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Pacific

Acentrogobius viganensis (Steindachner, 1893)

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Acentrogobius viganensis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Acentrogobius violarisi Allen, 2015

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Acentrogobius violarisi
[Alotau goby]

Photo by CAFS

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Acentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Acentrogobius viridipunctatus
[Spotted green goby]

Photo by Good, P.

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

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Afurcagobius suppositus
[Southwestern goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Afurcagobius tamarensis
[Tamar River goby]
No picture found

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

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Akko brevis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Akko brevis
[]
No picture found

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 Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Akko rossi
[]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17.4 cm TL
Amblychaeturichthys hexanema (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Amblychaeturichthys hexanema
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL
Amblychaeturichthys sciistius (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblyeleotris biguttata
[Twinspot shrimpgoby]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Amblyeleotris bleekeri Chen, Shao & Chen, 2006

Photo by Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Amblyeleotris bleekeri
[Shrimp goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris callopareia
[Beautiful-cheek shrimpgoby]
No picture found


 
Amblyeleotris cephalotaenia
[]
No picture found


 
Amblyeleotris delicatulus
[]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

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

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

Photo by Gomen See@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey

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

Photo by Photo by Gomen See@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey
 
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala
[Masked shrimpgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific

Amblyeleotris harrisorum Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific. J.E.
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Amblyeleotris japonica Takagi, 1957

Photo by 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 Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris latifasciata
[Wide-barred shrimpgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris macronema
[Longspine shrimpgoby]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

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

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Amblyeleotris marquesas
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

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

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Amblyeleotris masuii
[Masui's shrimp-goby]
No picture found

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

Photo by Petrinos, C.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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 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 Photo by Herler, J.
 
Amblyeleotris sungami
[Magnus' prawn-goby]
No picture found

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

Photo by Cox, C.D.

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

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.D.
 
Amblygobius albimaculatus
[Butterfly goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblygobius buanensis
[Buan goby]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Amblygobius bynoensis
[Bynoe goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Amblygobius calvatus Allen & Erdmann, 2016

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblygobius calvatus
[Baldhead siltgoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Amblygobius cheraphilus Allen & Erdmann, 2016

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblygobius cheraphilus
[East Indies siltgoby]

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

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblygobius esakiae
[Snoutspot goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
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 Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius magnusi
[]

Photo by Gomen See@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey

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

Photo by Photo by Gomen See@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey
 
Amblygobius nocturnus
[Nocturn goby]

Photo by Eric Keung@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey

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

Photo by Photo by Eric Keung@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey
 
Amblygobius phalaena
[Whitebarred goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblygobius semicinctus
[Halfbarred goby]
No picture found


 
Amblygobius sewardii
[]

Photo by Steene, R.

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

Photo by Photo by Steene, R.
 
Amblygobius sphynx
[Sphinx goby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

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

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Amblygobius stethophthalmus
[Freckled goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Amblygobius tekomaji
[]
No picture found


 
Amblyotrypauchen arctocephalus
[Armour eelgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm TL

 
Anatirostrum profundorum
[Duckbill pugolovka]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Svensen, E.

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

Photo by Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Aphia minuta
[Transparent goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Arcygobius baliurus
[Isthmus goby]

Photo by Schulz, S.

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

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Arenigobius bifrenatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Arenigobius frenatus
[Halfbridled goby]
No picture found


 
Arenigobius leftwichi
[Oyster goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx atripes
[Yano’s starry goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx bipunctata
[Orange-spotted goby]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

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

Photo by Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Asterropteryx ensifera
[Miller's damsel]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

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

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Asterropteryx ovata
[Oval-spot goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Asterropteryx profunda
[]

Photo by Kamy Yeung@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Asterropteryx semipunctata Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Photo by Kamy Yeung@114°E Hong Kong Reef Fish Survey
 
Asterropteryx semipunctata
[Starry goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx senoui
[Senou's goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx spinosa
[Eyebar spiny goby]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

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

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Asterropteryx striata
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Senou, H.
 
Astrabe flavimaculata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Astrabe lactisella
[]
No picture found


 
Aulopareia atripinnata
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aulopareia janetae
[Scalycheek goby]
No picture found


 
Aulopareia koumansi
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia.
Max. Length 10.7 cm TL
Aulopareia unicolor (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aulopareia unicolor
[]

Photo by Hughes, S.W.T.

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

Photo by Photo by Hughes, S.W.T.
 
Austrolethops wardi
[Small-eyed goby]
No picture found

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 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 Photo by Matamoros, W.A.
 
Awaous banana
[River goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Awaous bustamantei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Awaous commersoni
[Commerson’s freshwater goby]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

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

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

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Awaous guamensis
[]
No picture found


 
Awaous jayakari
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.0 cm SL
Awaous lateristriga (Duméril, 1861)

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


 
Awaous litturatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Awaous macrorhynchus
[]

Photo by CAFS

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

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Awaous melanocephalus
[Largesnout goby]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Asia
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Awaous ocellaris (Broussonet, 1782)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Awaous ocellaris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Awaous pallidus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Awaous personatus
[]

Photo by Stender, K.

Oceania

Awaous stamineus (Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Stender, K.
 
Awaous stamineus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

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

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

Photo by Larson, H.K.

Eastern Central Pacific

Barbulifer mexicanus Hoese & Larson, 1985

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


 
Bathygobius aeolosoma
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bathygobius antilliensis
[Antilles frillfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Bathygobius brasiliensis
[Noronha frillfin goby]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Bathygobius burtoni (O'Shaughnessy, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Bathygobius burtoni
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Bathygobius casamancus (Rochebrune, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bathygobius casamancus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius coalitus
[Whitespotted frillgoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Bathygobius cocosensis (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius cocosensis
[Cocos frill-goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Bathygobius cyclopterus (Valenciennes, 1837)

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


 
Bathygobius fishelsoni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Modder, T.

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

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Bathygobius geminatus
[Twin-spotted frillfin]

Photo by Senou, H.

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

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


 
Bathygobius karachiensis
[]

Photo by Biniek, M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Bathygobius krefftii (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Biniek, M.
 
Bathygobius krefftii
[Krefft's frillgoby]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Bathygobius lineatus (Jenyns, 1841)

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

Photo by Lips, B.

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

Photo by Photo by Lips, B.
 
Bathygobius meggitti
[Meggitt's goby]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Bathygobius niger (Smith, 1960)

Photo by 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 Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Bathygobius ostreicola
[]

Photo by Jordan, D.S. & A. Seale

Western Central Pacific

Bathygobius panayensis (Jordan & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Jordan, D.S. & A. Seale
 
Bathygobius panayensis
[]

Photo by Matsuura, K. / Peristiwady, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Bathygobius petrophilus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Matsuura, K. / Peristiwady, T.
 
Bathygobius petrophilus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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


 
Bathygobius smithi
[]

Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Otel, V.
 
Benthophiloides brauneri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Benthophiloides turcomanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Benthophilus baeri
[Baer pugolovka]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus casachicus
[]
No picture found


 
Benthophilus ctenolepidus
[]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

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

Photo by Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Benthophilus durrelli
[Don tadpole-goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus granulosus
[Granular pugolovka]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Benthophilus grimmi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus kessleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.3 cm TL

 
Benthophilus leobergius
[Caspian stellate tadpole-goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus leptocephalus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus leptorhynchus
[Short-snout pugolovka]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus macrocephalus
[Caspian tadpole goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Benthophilus magistri
[Azov tadpole goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm TL

 
Benthophilus mahmudbejovi
[Small-spine tadpole-goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

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

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Benthophilus persicus
[]

Photo by Boldyrev, V.S. / Bogutskaya, N.G.

Western Asia

Benthophilus ragimovi Boldyrev & Bogutskaya, 2004

Photo by Photo by Boldyrev, V.S. / Bogutskaya, N.G.
 
Benthophilus ragimovi
[]
No picture found

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


 
Benthophilus svetovidovi
[]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

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

Photo by 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 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 Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bollmannia communis
[Ragged goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Bollmannia eigenmannorum
[Shelf goby]
No picture found

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

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Bollmannia macropoma
[Frailscale goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Bollmannia marginalis Ginsburg, 1939

Photo by 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 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 Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bollmannia stigmatura
[Tailspot goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Bollmannia umbrosa
[Dusky goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Brachyamblyopus brachysoma
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brachygobius doriae
[Bumblebee goby]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by 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 Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Brachygobius mekongensis
[]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

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

Photo by Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Brachygobius nunus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Brachygobius sabanus
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL
Brachygobius sua (Smith, 1931)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Brachygobius sua
[Sua bumblebee goby]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brachygobius xanthomelas
[]

Photo by AquaNet

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

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Brachygobius xanthozona
[Bumblebee fish]

Photo by Goebbels, D.

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

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

Photo by Ryan, P.

Western Central Pacific

Bryaninops dianneae Larson, 1985

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

Photo by Pillon, R.

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

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

Photo by Svensen, R.

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

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

Photo by Kovacic, M.

Mediterranean
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Buenia lombartei Kovačić, Ordines & Schliewen, 2018

Photo by Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Buenia lombartei
[]

Photo by Kovacic, M.

Western Mediterranean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Buenia massutii Kovacic, Ordines & Schliewen, 2017

Photo by Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Buenia massutii
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

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

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

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Cabillus macrophthalmus
[Bigeye cabillus]


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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aboma etheostoma Scaly boy Eastern Central Pacific 3.4 SL 1895
Acanthogobius elongatus Northwest Pacific 1942
Acanthogobius flavimanus Yellowfin goby Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1845
Acanthogobius hasta Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1845
Acanthogobius insularis Northwestern Pacific 1996
Acanthogobius lactipes East Asia 9.4 TL 1879
Acanthogobius luridus Northwest Pacific 6 TL 1985
Acanthogobius ommaturus Asian freshwater goby Asia 43 TL 1845
Acanthogobius stigmothonus Western Central Pacific 1845
Acentrogobius audax Mangrove goby Western Indian Ocean 10 SL 1959
Acentrogobius caninus Tropical sand goby Indo-West Pacific. Fresh 18.3 TL 1837
Acentrogobius cenderawasih Cenderawasih goby Western Pacific 3.9 SL 2012
Acentrogobius chlorostigmatoides Greenspot goby Asia 12.4 TL 1849
Acentrogobius cyanomos Indo-West Pacific 11.5 TL 1849
Acentrogobius dayi Day's goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1941
Acentrogobius ennorensis Eastern Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 1980
Acentrogobius gracilis Bluespotted mangrove goby Western Central Pacific 14 TL 1875
Acentrogobius griseus Grey goby Asia 8 SL 1876
Acentrogobius janthinopterus Robust mangrove goby Indo-Pacific 12.5 TL 1853
Acentrogobius limarius Batanta mud goby Western Central Pacific 3.4 SL 2015
Acentrogobius madraspatensis Manyband goby Eastern Indian Ocean and 7 SL 1868
Acentrogobius masoni Indian Ocean. 1873
Acentrogobius moloanus Barcheek Amoya Western Pacific 8.2 TL 1927
Acentrogobius multifasciatus Western Pacific 1927
Acentrogobius nebulosus Shadow goby Indo-West Pacific 18 SL 1775
Acentrogobius pellidebilis Asia 7 TL 1992
Acentrogobius pflaumii Striped sandgoby Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1853
Acentrogobius signatus Tusk goby Western Indian Ocean 5.5 TL 1855
Acentrogobius simplex Bagamoyo goby Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1880
Acentrogobius suluensis Sulu goby Western Pacific 3.3 SL 1927
Acentrogobius therezieni Africa 10 TL 1963
Acentrogobius vanderloosi Mudslope goby Western Pacific 4.8 SL 2015
Acentrogobius veliensis Southwest coast of India. 1982
Acentrogobius viganensis Western Pacific 1893
Acentrogobius violarisi Alotau goby Western Pacific 3.0 SL 2015
Acentrogobius viridipunctatus Spotted green goby Indo-West Pacific 16.5 TL 1837
Afurcagobius suppositus Southwestern goby Eastern Indian Ocean 11 SL 1880
Afurcagobius tamarensis Tamar River goby Oceania 11 TL 1883
Akihito futuna Futuna's emperor Oceania 6 SL 2008
Akihito vanuatu Vanuatu's emperor Oceania 4.3 SL 2007
Akko brevis Eastern Central Pacific 1864
Akko dionaea Southwest Atlantic 8.1 SL 1995
Akko rossi Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL 2004
Amblychaeturichthys hexanema Northwest Pacific 17.4 TL 1853
Amblychaeturichthys sciistius Northwest Pacific 9.2 TL 1901
Amblyeleotris arcupinna Arcfin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 11 SL 1999
Amblyeleotris aurora Pinkbar goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1977
Amblyeleotris bellicauda Western Central Pacific 5.0 SL 2004
Amblyeleotris biguttata Twinspot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 10.4 TL 2004
Amblyeleotris bleekeri Shrimp goby Western Pacific 5.8 SL 2006
Amblyeleotris callopareia Beautiful-cheek shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.8 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris cephalotaenia Asia 1989
Amblyeleotris delicatulus Western Indian Ocean 1958
Amblyeleotris diagonalis Diagonal shrimp goby Indo-Pacific 11 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris downingi Downing's shrimpgoby Western Indian Ocean 14 SL 1994
Amblyeleotris ellipse Eastern Central Pacific 4.4 SL 2004
Amblyeleotris fasciata Red-banded prawn-goby Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1953
Amblyeleotris fontanesii Giant prawn-goby Western Pacific 25 SL 1853
Amblyeleotris guttata Spotted prawn-goby Western Pacific 11 SL 1938
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala Masked shrimpgoby Indo-West Pacific. 14 TL 1853
Amblyeleotris harrisorum Eastern Central Pacific 2002
Amblyeleotris japonica Indo-West Pacific. J.E. 8.5 TL 1957
Amblyeleotris latifasciata Wide-barred shrimpgoby Western Pacific 13 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris macronema Longspine shrimpgoby Western Pacific 8 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris marquesas Eastern Central Pacific 7.5 TL 2002
Amblyeleotris masuii Masui's shrimp-goby Southwest Pacific 11 SL 1996
Amblyeleotris melanocephala Blackhead shrimpgoby Asia 9.4 SL 2000
Amblyeleotris morishitai Northwest Pacific 9.4 SL 2007
Amblyeleotris neglecta Western Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 2009
Amblyeleotris neumanni Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2006
Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Western Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Redspotted shrimpgoby Western Pacific 10 SL 1978
Amblyeleotris periophthalma Periophthalma prawn-goby Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1853
Amblyeleotris randalli Randall's prawn-goby Western Pacific 12 SL 1978
Amblyeleotris rhyax Volcano shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.3 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Redmargin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 11 TL 2002
Amblyeleotris steinitzi Steinitz' prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 13 SL 1974
Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL 2004
Amblyeleotris sungami Magnus' prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1969
Amblyeleotris taipinensis Western Pacific 4.4 SL 2006
Amblyeleotris triguttata Triplespot shrimpgoby Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1994
Amblyeleotris wheeleri Gorgeous prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1977
Amblyeleotris yanoi Flagtail shrimpgoby Western Pacific 13 SL 1996
Amblygobius albimaculatus Butterfly goby Indo-West Pacific 18 SL 1830
Amblygobius buanensis Buan goby Western Pacific 7.5 SL 1927
Amblygobius bynoensis Bynoe goby Indo-Pacific. 10 SL 1844
Amblygobius calvatus Baldhead siltgoby Western Pacific 4.8 SL 2016
Amblygobius cheraphilus East Indies siltgoby Western Pacific 3.3 SL 2016
Amblygobius decussatus Orange-striped goby Western Central Pacific 9.5 SL 1855
Amblygobius esakiae Snoutspot goby Western Pacific 8.5 SL 1939
Amblygobius linki Link's goby Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1927
Amblygobius magnusi Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL 1968
Amblygobius nocturnus Nocturn goby Western Indian Ocean 10 SL 1945
Amblygobius phalaena Whitebarred goby Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1837
Amblygobius semicinctus Halfbarred goby Indian Ocean. 11 TL 1833
Amblygobius sewardii Western Indian Ocean 1867
Amblygobius sphynx Sphinx goby Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1837
Amblygobius stethophthalmus Freckled goby Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SL 1851
Amblygobius tekomaji Western Indian Ocean 3.8 SL 1959
Amblyotrypauchen arctocephalus Armour eelgoby Indo-West Pacific 1890
Anatirostrum profundorum Duckbill pugolovka Former USSR and Asia 3.9 TL 1927
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 2010
Antilligobius nikkiae Sabre goby Western Atlantic 3.2 SL 2012
Aphia minuta Transparent goby Atlantic Ocean 7.9 TL 1810
Arcygobius baliurus Isthmus goby Indo-West Pacific. 10.2 SL 1837
Arenigobius bifrenatus Indo-West Pacific 9.1 SL 1865
Arenigobius frenatus Halfbridled goby Western Pacific 11 TL 1861
Arenigobius leftwichi Oyster goby Southwestern Pacific 1910
Aruma histrio Slow goby Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 SL 1884
Asterropteryx atripes Yano’s starry goby Indo-West Pacific 2.2 SL 2002
Asterropteryx bipunctata Orange-spotted goby Indo-Pacific 3.1 SL 1995
Asterropteryx ensifera Miller's damsel Indo-Pacific 3 SL 1874
Asterropteryx ovata Oval-spot goby Western Pacific 2.7 SL 2007
Asterropteryx profunda Western Pacific 2.4 SL 2016
Asterropteryx semipunctata Starry goby Indo-Pacific 6.5 TL 1830
Asterropteryx senoui Senou's goby Western Pacific 2.5 SL 2007
Asterropteryx spinosa Eyebar spiny goby Indo-West Pacific 4.6 SL 1981
Asterropteryx striata Western Central Pacific 2.3 SL 1995
Astrabe fasciata Northwest Pacific 4.8 SL 1988
Astrabe flavimaculata Northwest Pacific 3.1 SL 1988
Astrabe lactisella Northwest Pacific 4 TL 1901
Aulopareia atripinnata Western Pacific. 1931
Aulopareia janetae Scalycheek goby Western Pacific 8 TL 1945
Aulopareia koumansi Western Central Pacific. 1937
Aulopareia unicolor Asia. 10.7 TL 1837
Austrolethops wardi Small-eyed goby Indo-Pacific 6 TL 1935
Awaous acritosus Roman nose goby Oceania 18 SL 1994
Awaous aeneofuscus Freshwater goby Africa 26 SL 1852
Awaous banana River goby North, Central and South 30 SL 1837
Awaous bustamantei Africa 19.3 SL 1882
Awaous commersoni Commerson’s freshwater goby Southwestern Indian Ocean 25 SL 1801
Awaous flavus South America 8.2 SL 1837
Awaous fluviatilis Indian Ocean. 1.7 SL 1971
Awaous grammepomus Scribbled goby Asia 15 SL 1849
Awaous guamensis Oceania 24.5 SL 1837
Awaous jayakari Western Indian Ocean 1888
Awaous lateristriga West African freshwater goby Eastern Atlantic 14.0 SL 1861
Awaous litturatus Asia 1861
Awaous macrorhynchus Africa 38 TL 1867
Awaous melanocephalus Largesnout goby Asia and Oceania 15 TL 1849
Awaous ocellaris Asia 15.5 TL 1782
Awaous pallidus Africa 19 TL 1837
Awaous personatus Asia 11.1 SL 1849
Awaous stamineus Oceania 1850
Awaous tajasica Sand fish South America 16.3 SL 1822
Babka gymnotrachelus Racer goby Eurasia 16.2 TL 1857
Barbulifer antennatus Barbulifer Western Atlantic 2.0 SL 1968
Barbulifer ceuthoecus Bearded goby Western Atlantic 3 TL 1884
Barbulifer enigmaticus Goateed goby Atlantic Ocean 2.4 SL 2009
Barbulifer mexicanus Saddlebanded goby Eastern Central Pacific 1985
Barbulifer pantherinus Panther goby Eastern Central Pacific 5.2 SL 1901
Barbuligobius boehlkei Cryptic bearded goby Indo-West Pacific. 2 SL 1974
Bathygobius aeolosoma Southwest Pacific 1889
Bathygobius andrei Eastern Pacific 15.3 TL 1880
Bathygobius antilliensis Antilles frillfin Western Atlantic 9.4 SL 2010
Bathygobius brasiliensis Noronha frillfin goby Southwest Atlantic 8.1 SL 2017
Bathygobius burtoni Eastern Atlantic 8 TL 1875
Bathygobius casamancus Eastern Atlantic 6.6 TL 1880
Bathygobius coalitus Whitespotted frillgoby Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1832
Bathygobius cocosensis Cocos frill-goby Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1854
Bathygobius cotticeps Cheekscaled frill-goby Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1879
Bathygobius curacao Notchtongue goby Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1919
Bathygobius cyclopterus Spotted frillgoby Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1837
Bathygobius fishelsoni Western Indian Ocean 1978
Bathygobius fuscus Dusky frillgoby Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1830
Bathygobius geminatus Twin-spotted frillfin Western Atlantic 3.8 SL 2010
Bathygobius hongkongensis Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1986
Bathygobius karachiensis Western Indian Ocean 1990
Bathygobius krefftii Krefft's frillgoby Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1866
Bathygobius lacertus Western Atlantic 6.8 SL 1860
Bathygobius laddi Brownboy goby Indo-West Pacific and Sou 5 TL 1931
Bathygobius lineatus Southern frillfin Eastern Central Pacific 12 TL 1841
Bathygobius meggitti Meggitt's goby Indo-West Pacific. 6 TL 1936
Bathygobius mystacium Island frillfin Western Atlantic 15 TL 1947
Bathygobius niger Black minigoby Western Indian Ocean 6.6 TL 1960
Bathygobius ostreicola Asia 5 SL 1916
Bathygobius panayensis Western Central Pacific 1907
Bathygobius petrophilus Western Pacific 6.1 SL 1853
Bathygobius ramosus Panamic frillfin Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1947
Bathygobius smithi Western Indian Ocean 1999
Bathygobius soporator Frillfin goby Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1837
Benthophiloides brauneri Eurasia 7.2 SL 1927
Benthophiloides turcomanus Asia. 3 TL 1941
Benthophilus baeri Baer pugolovka Asia 8 TL 1877
Benthophilus casachicus Eurasia 7.6 TL 1978
Benthophilus ctenolepidus Asia 1877
Benthophilus durrelli Don tadpole-goby Europe 6.6 SL 2004
Benthophilus granulosus Granular pugolovka Europe and Asia 5.6 TL 1877
Benthophilus grimmi Former USSR and Asia 9.5 TL 1877
Benthophilus kessleri Asia 4.6 TL 1927
Benthophilus leobergius Caspian stellate tadpole-goby Europe and Asia 14.3 TL 1949
Benthophilus leptocephalus Asia 5.4 TL 1877
Benthophilus leptorhynchus Short-snout pugolovka Asia 4 TL 1877
Benthophilus macrocephalus Caspian tadpole goby Europe and Asia 11.6 TL 1787
Benthophilus magistri Azov tadpole goby Europe 8.4 TL 1927
Benthophilus mahmudbejovi Small-spine tadpole-goby Eurasia 6.6 TL 1976
Benthophilus nudus Black Sea tadpole-goby Europe 15 TL 1898
Benthophilus persicus Eurasia 4.7 SL 2021
Benthophilus ragimovi Western Asia 2004
Benthophilus spinosus Spiny pugolovka Former USSR and Asia 3.4 TL 1877
Benthophilus stellatus Stellate tadpole-goby Europe 13.5 TL 1874
Benthophilus svetovidovi Asia 1979
Bollmannia boqueronensis White-eye goby Western Atlantic 10 TL 1899
Bollmannia chlamydes Eastern Pacific 14 SL 1890
Bollmannia communis Ragged goby Western Central Atlantic 12 SL 1942
Bollmannia eigenmannorum Shelf goby Western Central Atlantic 14 SL 1896
Bollmannia gomezi Colombian goby Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL 1981
Bollmannia litura Citrine goby Western Atlantic 14 SL 1935
Bollmannia macropoma Frailscale goby Eastern Pacific 14 SL 1892
Bollmannia marginalis Apostrophe goby Eastern Pacific 14 SL 1939
Bollmannia ocellata Pennant goby Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL 1892
Bollmannia stigmatura Tailspot goby Eastern Pacific 14 SL 1892
Bollmannia umbrosa Dusky goby Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL 1939
Brachyamblyopus brachysoma Asia 10.5 TL 1854
Brachygobius aggregatus Schooling bumblebee goby Asia 4.4 SL 1940
Brachygobius doriae Bumblebee goby Asia 4.2 TL 1868
Brachygobius kabiliensis Kabili bumblebee goby Asia 1.8 SL 1958
Brachygobius mekongensis Asia 1.8 SL 2000
Brachygobius nunus Asia 2.5 SL 1822
Brachygobius sabanus Asia 2.7 SL 1958
Brachygobius sua Sua bumblebee goby Asia 4.2 TL 1931
Brachygobius xanthomelas Asia 2 SL 1937
Brachygobius xanthozona Bumblebee fish Asia 3.8 SL 1849
Bryaninops amplus Large whip goby Indo-Pacific 4.6 SL 1985
Bryaninops annella Western Pacific 2.7 SL 2014
Bryaninops dianneae Western Central Pacific 1985
Bryaninops discus Indian Ocean 1.9 SL 2012
Bryaninops earlei Western Pacific 1.4 SL 2014
Bryaninops erythrops Erythrops goby Indo-Pacific 2.3 TL 1906
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 1985
Bryaninops nexus Upside-down goby Western Pacific 2.3 SL 1987
Bryaninops ridens Ridens goby Indo-Pacific 1.8 SL 1959
Bryaninops spongicolus Indian Ocean 2.5 SL 2012
Bryaninops tectus Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2014
Bryaninops tigris Black coral goby Indo-Pacific 2.5 SL 1985
Bryaninops translucens Western Pacific 2.3 SL 2014
Bryaninops yongei Whip coral goby Indo-Pacific 3.5 SL 1969
Buenia affinis De Buen's goby Mediterranean Sea 3.3 SL 1930
Buenia jeffreysii Jeffrey's goby Eastern Atlantic 6 TL 1867
Buenia lombartei Mediterranean 2.8 SL 2018
Buenia massutii Western Mediterranean 2.2 SL 2017
Cabillus atripelvicus Northwest Pacific 4.1 SL 2007
Cabillus caudimacula Eastern Central Pacific 2.2 TL 2004
Cabillus lacertops Lizard cabillus Indo-Pacific 4 TL 1959
Cabillus macrophthalmus Bigeye cabillus Indo-West Pacific. Seyche 2.5 SL 1909



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