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

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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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