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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Favonigobius aliciae Asia 5 TL 1936
Favonigobius exquisitus Exquisite sand-goby Southwest Pacific 9 TL 1950
Favonigobius gymnauchen Sharp-nosed sand goby Western Pacific 9 TL 1860
Favonigobius lateralis Southern longfin goby Western Pacific 9 TL 1881
Favonigobius lentiginosus Eastern longfin goby Western Central Pacific ( 6 TL 1844
Favonigobius melanobranchus Blackthroat goby Indo-West Pacific (Ref. 2 8.3 TL 1934
Favonigobius opalescens Western Pacific 1936
Favonigobius punctatus Yellowspotted sandgoby Eastern Indian Ocean 1990
Favonigobius reichei Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby Indo-West Pacific 8.3 TL 1854



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