SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=405) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Oligolepis') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Gobionellinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobionellinae
Genus: Oligolepis

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Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Oligolepis acutipennis (Valenciennes, 1837)

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Oligolepis acutipennis
[Sharptail goby]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Oligolepis cylindriceps (Hora, 1923)

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Oligolepis cylindriceps
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Indian Ocean

Oligolepis dasi
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Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 5 cm SL

Oligolepis formosanus
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Western Central Pacific.

Oligolepis jaarmani

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Oligolepis keiensis (Smith, 1938)

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Oligolepis keiensis
[Kei goby]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan


Oligolepis stomias (Smith, 1941)

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Oligolepis stomias

7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oligolepis acutipennis Sharptail goby Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1837
Oligolepis cylindriceps Indo-West Pacific 3 SL 1923
Oligolepis dasi Indian Ocean 1982
Oligolepis formosanus Indo-West Pacific. 5 SL 1958
Oligolepis jaarmani Western Central Pacific. 1913
Oligolepis keiensis Kei goby Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 1938
Oligolepis stomias Oceania 1941

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