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

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Asterropteryx atripes Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2002

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx atripes
[Yano’s starry goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen & Munday, 1995

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx bipunctata
[Orange-spotted goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Asterropteryx ensifera (Bleeker, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Asterropteryx ensifera
[Miller's damsel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Asterropteryx ovata Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2007

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Asterropteryx ovata
[Oval-spot goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Asterropteryx semipunctata Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Asterropteryx semipunctata
[Starry goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Asterropteryx senoui Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2007

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx senoui
[Senou's goby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Asterropteryx spinosa (Goren, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Asterropteryx spinosa
[Eyebar spiny goby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Asterropteryx striata Allen & Munday, 1995

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Asterropteryx striata
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Asterropteryx atripes Yano’s starry goby Indo-West Pacific 2.2 SL 2002
Asterropteryx bipunctata Orange-spotted goby Indo-Pacific 3.1 SL 1995
Asterropteryx ensifera Miller's damsel Indo-Pacific 3 SL 1874
Asterropteryx ovata Oval-spot goby Western Pacific 2.7 SL 2007
Asterropteryx semipunctata Starry goby Indo-Pacific 6.5 TL 1830
Asterropteryx senoui Senou's goby Western Pacific 2.5 SL 2007
Asterropteryx spinosa Eyebar spiny goby Indo-West Pacific 4.6 SL 1981
Asterropteryx striata Western Central Pacific 2.3 SL 1995



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