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

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Eviota abax (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota abax
[Sand-table dwarfgoby]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Eviota afelei Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota afelei
[Afele's dwarfgoby]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm TL
Eviota albolineata Jewett & Lachner, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota albolineata
[White-line dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Eviota algida Greenfield & Algida, 2014

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota algida
[Upwelling dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Eviota ancora Greenfield & Suzuki, 2011

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Eviota ancora
[Hookcheek dwarfgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Eviota aquila Greenfield & Jewett, 2014

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, D.W.
 
Eviota aquila
[Dark dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Eviota asymbasia Greenfield & Jewett, 2016

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota asymbasia
[Inconsistent dwarfgoby]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Eviota atriventris Greenfield & Suzuki, 2012

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota atriventris
[Blackbelly dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Eviota bifasciata Lachner & Karnella, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota bifasciata
[Twostripe dwarfgoby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.1 cm SL
Eviota bilunula Greenfield & Suzuki, 2016

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, D.W.
 
Eviota bilunula
[Crescent dwarfgoby]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Eviota bimaculata Lachner & Karnella, 1980

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Eviota bimaculata
[Twin-occipital dwarfgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Eviota bipunctata Greenfield & Jewett, 2016

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota bipunctata
[Variable dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Eviota brahmi Greenfield & Tornabene, 2014

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota brahmi
[Brahm’s dwarfgoby]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Eviota cometa Jewett & Lachner, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota cometa
[Comet dwarfgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Eviota dalyi
[Amirante dwarfgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 0.9 cm SL
Eviota deminuta Tornabene, Ahmadia & Williams, 2013

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Eviota deminuta
[Diminutive dwarfgoby]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Eviota disrupta Karnella & Lachner, 1981

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota disrupta
[Brokenbar dwarfgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Eviota distigma Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Photo by Herler, J.
 
Eviota distigma
[Twospot dwarfgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Eviota dorsimaculata Tornabene, Ahmadia & Williams, 2013

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Eviota dorsimaculata
[Dorsal-spot dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Eviota dorsogilva Greenfield & Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota dorsogilva
[Creamback dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Eviota dorsopurpurea Greenfield & Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota dorsopurpurea
[Purple dwarfgoby]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Eviota epiphanes Jenkins, 1903

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota epiphanes
[Divine dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Eviota epistigmata Greenfield & Jewett, 2014

Photo by Photo by Jewett, S.L.
 
Eviota epistigmata
[Twinspot drawfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.2 cm SL
Eviota erdmanni Tornabene & Greenfield, 2016

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota erdmanni
[Erdmann’s dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.1 cm SL
Eviota eyreae Greenfield & Randall, 2016

Photo by Photo by Eyre, J.V.
 
Eviota eyreae
[Eyre's dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Eviota fallax Greenfield & Allen, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eviota fallax
[Twin Dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Eviota fasciola Karnella & Lachner, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota fasciola
[Barred dwarfgoby]



Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 1.1 cm SL
Eviota filamentosa Suzuki & Greenfield, 2014

Photo by Photo by KAUM Fish Team
 
Eviota filamentosa
[Threadfin dwarfgoby]



Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Eviota flavipinnata Suzuki, Greenfield & Motomura, 2015

Photo by Photo by KAUM Fish Team
 
Eviota flavipinnata
[Yellowfin dwarfgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 1.0 cm SL
Eviota flebilis Greenfield, Suzuki & Shibukawa, 2014

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Eviota flebilis
[Tearful dwarfgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Eviota geminata Greenfield & Bogorodsky, 2014

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Eviota geminata
[Geminate dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Eviota gunawanae Greenfield, Tornabene & Erdmann, 2019

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota gunawanae
[Tiene’s dwarfgoby]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.2 cm TL
Eviota guttata Lachner & Karnella, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota guttata
[Spotted dwarfgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Eviota herrei Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota herrei
[Herre's dwarfgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.0 cm SL
Eviota hinanoae Tornabene, Ahmadia & Williams, 2013

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Eviota hinanoae
[Hinano’s dwarfgoby]



Southwestern Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Eviota hoesei Gill & Jewett, 2004

Photo by Photo by Stewart-Smith, R.
 
Eviota hoesei
[Hoese's dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Eviota imitata Greenfield, Tornabene & Erdmann, 2017

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota imitata
[Imitator dwarfgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Eviota indica Lachner & Karnella, 1980

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota indica
[Indian dwarfgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Eviota infulata (Smith, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota infulata
[Shouldermark dwarfgoby]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Eviota inutilis Whitley, 1943

Photo by Photo by Schroeder, J.R.
 
Eviota inutilis
[Chestspot dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm TL
Eviota irrasa Karnella & Lachner, 1981

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota irrasa
[Unpolished dwarfgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Eviota japonica Jewett & Lachner, 1983

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Eviota japonica
[Japanese dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.2 cm SL
Eviota jewettae Greenfield & Winterbottom, 2012

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota jewettae
[Jewett’s dwarfgoby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Eviota karaspila Greenfield & Randall, 2010

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota karaspila
[Eastern headspot dwarfgoby]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Eviota kermadecensis Hoese & Stewart, 2012

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, D.W. & R. Winterbottom
 
Eviota kermadecensis
[Kermadec dwarfgoby]



Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Eviota korechika Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2005

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eviota korechika
[Korechika's dwarfoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Eviota lachdeberei Giltay, 1933

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eviota lachdeberei
[Lachdebere's dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Eviota lacrimae Sunobe, 1988

Photo by Photo by Sunobe, T.
 
Eviota lacrimae
[Teared dwarfgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.0 cm SL
Eviota lacrimosa Tornabene, Ahmadia & Williams, 2013

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Eviota lacrimosa
[Weeping dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Eviota lateritea Greenfield & Winterbottom, 2016

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota lateritea
[Laterite dwarfgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Eviota latifasciata Jewett & Lachner, 1983

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eviota latifasciata
[Brownbanded dwarfgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.3 cm SL

 
Eviota lentiginosa
[Frecked dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Eviota maculibotella Greenfield & Winterbottom, 2016

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota maculibotella
[Spotted dick dwarfgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Eviota maculosa
[Polkadot dwarfgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Eviota masudai Matsuura & Senou, 2006

Photo by Photo by Aizawa,, M.
 
Eviota masudai
[Masuda's dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Eviota melanosphena Greenfield & Jewett, 2016

Photo by Photo by Gonzalez Cabello, A.
 
Eviota melanosphena
[Wedge dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Eviota melasma Lachner & Karnella, 1980

Photo by Photo by González-Cabello, A.
 
Eviota melasma
[Headspot dwarfgoby]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Eviota mikiae Allen, 2001

Photo by Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Eviota mikiae
[Miki's dwarfgoby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Eviota mimica Greenfield & Randall, 2016

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, D.W.
 
Eviota mimica
[Mimic dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Eviota minuta Greenfield & Jewett, 2014

Photo by Photo by Jewett, S.L.
 
Eviota minuta
[Minute dwarfgoby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm TL
Eviota monostigma Fourmanoir, 1971

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota monostigma
[Singlespot dwarfgoby]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Eviota natalis Allen, 2007

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eviota natalis
[Christmas dwarfgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Eviota nebulosa Smith, 1958

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eviota nebulosa
[Nebulous dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Eviota nigramembrana Greenfield & Suzuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Eviota nigramembrana
[Blackbar dwarfgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Eviota nigripinna Lachner & Karnella, 1980

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota nigripinna
[Blackfin dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Eviota nigrispina Greenfield & Suzuki, 2010

Photo by Photo by Kanehara, H.
 
Eviota nigrispina
[Blackspine dwarfgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Eviota nigriventris Giltay, 1933

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Eviota nigriventris
[Redbelly dwarfgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL
Eviota notata Greenfield & Jewett, 2012

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Eviota notata
[Barhead dwarfgoby]