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

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Hetereleotris apora (Hoese & Winterbottom, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Hetereleotris apora
[Poreless goby]
No picture found


 
Hetereleotris bipunctata
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Hetereleotris caminata (Smith, 1958)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Hetereleotris caminata
[Mourner]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Hetereleotris diademata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Hetereleotris dorsovittata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Hetereleotris exilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Hetereleotris georgegilli
[Gill's goby]
No picture found


 
Hetereleotris kenyae
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Hetereleotris margaretae Hoese, 1986

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Hetereleotris margaretae
[Smooth-scale goby]
No picture found


 
Hetereleotris nebulofasciata
[]



Northwest Pacific

Hetereleotris poecila (Fowler, 1946)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Hetereleotris poecila
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Hetereleotris psammophila Kovačić & Bogorodsky, 2014

Photo by Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Hetereleotris psammophila
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Hetereleotris readerae Hoese & Larson, 2005

Photo by Photo by Larson, H.K.
 
Hetereleotris readerae
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Hetereleotris tentaculata (Smith, 1958)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hetereleotris tentaculata
[Locusthead]
No picture found


 
Hetereleotris vinsoni
[Vinson's goby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Hetereleotris vulgaris (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hetereleotris vulgaris
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Hetereleotris zanzibarensis (Smith, 1958)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hetereleotris zanzibarensis
[Goggle goby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Hetereleotris zonata (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hetereleotris zonata
[Goggles]



18 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hetereleotris apora Poreless goby Western Indian Ocean 3 TL 1979
Hetereleotris bipunctata Western Indian Ocean 1976
Hetereleotris caminata Mourner Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1958
Hetereleotris diademata Western Indian Ocean 2.7 SL 1830
Hetereleotris dorsovittata Western Indian Ocean 2.2 SL 2014
Hetereleotris exilis Northwest Pacific 2.2 SL 2010
Hetereleotris georgegilli Gill's goby Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL 1998
Hetereleotris kenyae Western Indian Ocean 1958
Hetereleotris margaretae Smooth-scale goby Western Indian Ocean 3 TL 1986
Hetereleotris nebulofasciata Western Indian Ocean 1958
Hetereleotris poecila Northwest Pacific 1946
Hetereleotris psammophila Western Indian Ocean 2.7 SL 2014
Hetereleotris readerae Southwest Pacific 2.4 SL 2005
Hetereleotris tentaculata Locusthead Western Indian Ocean 3 TL 1958
Hetereleotris vinsoni Vinson's goby Western Indian Ocean 1986
Hetereleotris vulgaris Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1871
Hetereleotris zanzibarensis Goggle goby Western Indian Ocean 3 TL 1958
Hetereleotris zonata Goggles Western Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 1934



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