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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Glossogobius ankaranensis Africa 5.1 SL 1994
Glossogobius aureus Golden tank goby Africa 25 SL 1975
Glossogobius bellendenensis Australia 4.3 SL 2009
Glossogobius bicirrhosus Bearded flathead goby Asia 9 SL 1894
Glossogobius brunnoides Dusky mountain goby Western Pacific 10 SL 1951
Glossogobius bulmeri Bulmer's goby Asia and Oceania 10 SL 1959
Glossogobius callidus Africa 12 TL 1937
Glossogobius celebius Celebes goby Asia and Oceania 14 SL 1837
Glossogobius circumspectus Circumspect goby Asia and Oceania 35 TL 1883
Glossogobius clitellus Asia and Oceania 8.6 SL 2012
Glossogobius coatesi Coates' goby Oceania 10 SL 1990
Glossogobius concavifrons Concave goby Oceania 12 SL 1886
Glossogobius flavipinnis Asia 80 TL 1938
Glossogobius giuris Tank goby Africa to Oceania 50 SL 1822
Glossogobius gnomus Asia 3.4 SL 2017
Glossogobius hoesei Hoese's goby Asia 7 SL 1982
Glossogobius illimis Asia and Oceania 10.6 SL 2012
Glossogobius intermedius Asia 14 SL 1938
Glossogobius kokius Africa and Indian Ocean 10.5 TL 1837
Glossogobius koragensis Koragu tank goby Asia and Oceania 25 1935
Glossogobius macrocephalus Oceania 11.2 SL 2015
Glossogobius mahalonensis Asia 5.7 SL 2015
Glossogobius matanensis Asia 42 TL 1913
Glossogobius minutus Indian Ocean 1983
Glossogobius multipapillus Oceania, Papua New Guinea 5.6 SL 2015
Glossogobius munroi Asia and Oceania 2012
Glossogobius muscorum Oceania 4.5 SL 2009
Glossogobius nanus Oceania 4.3 SL 2017
Glossogobius obscuripinnis Asia 1868
Glossogobius olivaceus Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1845
Glossogobius pumilus Asia and Oceania 4 SL 2017
Glossogobius robertsi Oceania 13.2 SL 2009
Glossogobius sentaniensis Oceania, Papua New Guinea 14.4 SL 2015
Glossogobius sparsipapillus Linecheek tank goby Western Pacific 12 TL 1976
Glossogobius torrentis White water goby Oceania 1990

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