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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathygobius aeolosoma Southwest Pacific 1889
Bathygobius andrei Eastern Pacific 15.3 TL 1880
Bathygobius antilliensis Antilles frillfin Western Atlantic 9.4 SL 2010
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 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

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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013