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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae Clingfishes and singleslits
Subfamily: Cheilobranchinae
Genus: Alabes

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Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Alabes bathys
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Max. Length 2.3 cm TL

 
Alabes brevis
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Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Alabes dorsalis
[Common shore-eel]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Alabes elongata Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

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Alabes elongata
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Alabes gibbosa Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

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Alabes gibbosa
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Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Alabes hoesei
[Dwarf shore-eel]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Alabes obtusirostris Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Photo by Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Alabes obtusirostris
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Alabes occidentalis Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

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Alabes occidentalis
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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Alabes parvula
[Pygmy shore-eel]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Alabes scotti Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

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Alabes scotti
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Alabes springeri Hutchins, 2006

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Alabes springeri
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alabes bathys Eastern Indian Ocean 3.9 SL 2006
Alabes brevis Eastern Indian Ocean 2.3 TL 1976
Alabes dorsalis Common shore-eel Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL 1845
Alabes elongata Eastern Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 2004
Alabes gibbosa Eastern Indian Ocean 9.1 SL 2004
Alabes hoesei Dwarf shore-eel Indo-West Pacific 4.5 TL 1976
Alabes obtusirostris Eastern Indian Ocean 4.6 SL 2004
Alabes occidentalis Eastern Indian Ocean 4 SL 2004
Alabes parvula Pygmy shore-eel Southwest Pacific 5 TL 1909
Alabes scotti Southwest Pacific 4.8 SL 2004
Alabes springeri Southwest Pacific 3.1 SL 2006



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