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

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Lythrypnus alphigena
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Lythrypnus brasiliensis Greenfield, 1988

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Lythrypnus brasiliensis
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Lythrypnus cobalus
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Western Central Atlantic

Lythrypnus crocodilus (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Lythrypnus crocodilus
[Mahogany goby]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Lythrypnus dalli (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Lythrypnus dalli
[Bluebanded goby]
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Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Lythrypnus elasson
[Dwarf goby]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Lythrypnus gilberti (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lythrypnus gilberti
[Galapagos blue-banded goby]
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Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Lythrypnus heterochroma
[Diphasic goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Lythrypnus insularis Bussing, 1990

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lythrypnus insularis
[Distant goby]
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Lythrypnus lavenbergi
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Lythrypnus minimus
[Pygmy goby]
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Lythrypnus mowbrayi
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No picture found

Max. Length 2 cm TL

 
Lythrypnus nesiotes
[Island goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.1 cm SL

 
Lythrypnus okapia
[Okapi goby]
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Max. Length 2 cm TL

 
Lythrypnus phorellus
[Convict goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Lythrypnus pulchellus Ginsburg, 1938

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lythrypnus pulchellus
[Gorgeous goby]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Lythrypnus rhizophora (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lythrypnus rhizophora
[Spotcheek goby]
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Lythrypnus solanensis
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Lythrypnus spilus Böhlke & Robins, 1960

Photo by Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Lythrypnus spilus
[Bluegold goby]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Lythrypnus zebra (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Lythrypnus zebra
[Zebra goby]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lythrypnus alphigena Eastern Central Pacific 1990
Lythrypnus brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic 1.6 SL 1988
Lythrypnus cobalus Eastern Central Pacific. 1990
Lythrypnus crocodilus Mahogany goby Western Central Atlantic 1928
Lythrypnus dalli Bluebanded goby Eastern Pacific 6.4 TL 1890
Lythrypnus elasson Dwarf goby Western Atlantic 1.6 SL 1960
Lythrypnus gilberti Galapagos blue-banded goby Southeast Pacific 4.5 TL 1903
Lythrypnus heterochroma Diphasic goby Western Atlantic 2.5 TL 1939
Lythrypnus insularis Distant goby Eastern Central Pacific 2.5 TL 1990
Lythrypnus lavenbergi Eastern Central Pacific 1990
Lythrypnus minimus Pygmy goby Western Central Atlantic 1988
Lythrypnus mowbrayi Western Central Atlantic 1906
Lythrypnus nesiotes Island goby Western Atlantic 2 TL 1960
Lythrypnus okapia Okapi goby Western Atlantic 1.1 SL 1964
Lythrypnus phorellus Convict goby Western Atlantic 2 TL 1960
Lythrypnus pulchellus Gorgeous goby Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1938
Lythrypnus rhizophora Spotcheek goby Eastern Pacific 3.4 TL 1903
Lythrypnus solanensis Eastern Central Pacific 1981
Lythrypnus spilus Bluegold goby Western Atlantic 2.5 TL 1960
Lythrypnus zebra Zebra goby Eastern Pacific 5.7 TL 1890



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