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

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris arcupinna Mohlmann & Munday, 1999

Photo by Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Amblyeleotris arcupinna
[Arcfin shrimpgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amblyeleotris aurora (Polunin & Lubbock, 1977)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Amblyeleotris aurora
[Pinkbar goby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Amblyeleotris bellicauda Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris bellicauda
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Amblyeleotris biguttata Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblyeleotris biguttata
[Twinspot shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Amblyeleotris bleekeri Chen, Shao & Chen, 2006

Photo by Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Amblyeleotris bleekeri
[Shrimp goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris callopareia
[Beautiful-cheek shrimpgoby]
No picture found


 
Amblyeleotris cephalotaenius
[]
No picture found


 
Amblyeleotris delicatulus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock, 1979

Photo by Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Amblyeleotris diagonalis
[Diagonal shrimp goby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Amblyeleotris downingi Randall, 1994

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris downingi
[Downing's shrimpgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris ellipse Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris ellipse
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris fasciata
[Red-banded prawn-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris fontanesii
[Giant prawn-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris guttata
[Spotted prawn-goby]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala
[Masked shrimpgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific

Amblyeleotris harrisorum Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris harrisorum
[]



Indo-West Pacific. J.E.
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Amblyeleotris japonica Takagi, 1957

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris japonica
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Amblyeleotris latifasciata Polunin & Lubbock, 1979

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris latifasciata
[Wide-barred shrimpgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris macronema
[Longspine shrimpgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Amblyeleotris marquesas Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Amblyeleotris marquesas
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris masuii Aonuma & Yoshino, 1996

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Amblyeleotris masuii
[Masui's shrimp-goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris melanocephala
[Blackhead shrimpgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris morishitai Senou & Aonuma, 2007

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Amblyeleotris morishitai
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Amblyeleotris neglecta Jaafar & Randall, 2009

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris neglecta
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Amblyeleotris neumanni Randall & Earle, 2006

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris neumanni
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Goren, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Yanagisawa, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis
[Redspotted shrimpgoby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Amblyeleotris periophthalma
[Periophthalma prawn-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Amblyeleotris randalli Hoese & Steene, 1978

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris randalli
[Randall's prawn-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Amblyeleotris rhyax Polunin & Lubbock, 1979

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris rhyax
[Volcano shrimpgoby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Mohlmann & Randall, 2002

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata
[Redmargin shrimpgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris steinitzi
[Steinitz' prawn-goby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Amblyeleotris sungami (Klausewitz, 1969)

Photo by Photo by Herler, J.
 
Amblyeleotris sungami
[Magnus' prawn-goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Amblyeleotris taipinensis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Amblyeleotris triguttata Randall, 1994

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyeleotris triguttata
[Triplespot shrimpgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblyeleotris wheeleri (Polunin & Lubbock, 1977)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amblyeleotris wheeleri
[Gorgeous prawn-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Amblyeleotris yanoi Aonuma & Yoshino, 1996

Photo by Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Amblyeleotris yanoi
[Flagtail shrimpgoby]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblyeleotris arcupinna Arcfin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 11 SL 1999
Amblyeleotris aurora Pinkbar goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1977
Amblyeleotris bellicauda Western Central Pacific 5.0 SL 2004
Amblyeleotris biguttata Twinspot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 10.4 TL 2004
Amblyeleotris bleekeri Shrimp goby Western Pacific 5.8 SL 2006
Amblyeleotris callopareia Beautiful-cheek shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.8 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris cephalotaenius Asia 1989
Amblyeleotris delicatulus Western Indian Ocean 1958
Amblyeleotris diagonalis Diagonal shrimp goby Indo-Pacific 11 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris downingi Downing's shrimpgoby Western Indian Ocean 14 SL 1994
Amblyeleotris ellipse Eastern Central Pacific 4.4 SL 2004
Amblyeleotris fasciata Red-banded prawn-goby Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1953
Amblyeleotris fontanesii Giant prawn-goby Western Pacific 25 SL 1853
Amblyeleotris guttata Spotted prawn-goby Western Pacific 11 SL 1938
Amblyeleotris gymnocephala Masked shrimpgoby Indo-West Pacific. 14 TL 1853
Amblyeleotris harrisorum Eastern Central Pacific 2002
Amblyeleotris japonica Indo-West Pacific. J.E. 8.5 TL 1957
Amblyeleotris latifasciata Wide-barred shrimpgoby Western Pacific 13 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris macronema Longspine shrimpgoby Western Pacific 8 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris marquesas Eastern Central Pacific 7.5 TL 2002
Amblyeleotris masuii Masui's shrimp-goby Southwest Pacific 11 SL 1996
Amblyeleotris melanocephala Blackhead shrimpgoby Asia 9.4 SL 2000
Amblyeleotris morishitai Northwest Pacific 9.4 SL 2007
Amblyeleotris neglecta Western Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 2009
Amblyeleotris neumanni Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2006
Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Western Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Redspotted shrimpgoby Western Pacific 10 SL 1978
Amblyeleotris periophthalma Periophthalma prawn-goby Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1853
Amblyeleotris randalli Randall's prawn-goby Western Pacific 12 SL 1978
Amblyeleotris rhyax Volcano shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.3 SL 1979
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Redmargin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 11 TL 2002
Amblyeleotris steinitzi Steinitz' prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 13 SL 1974
Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL 2004
Amblyeleotris sungami Magnus' prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1969
Amblyeleotris taipinensis Western Pacific 4.4 SL 2006
Amblyeleotris triguttata Triplespot shrimpgoby Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1994
Amblyeleotris wheeleri Gorgeous prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1977
Amblyeleotris yanoi Flagtail shrimpgoby Western Pacific 13 SL 1996



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