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

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius brevispinis Ginsburg, 1939

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Microgobius brevispinis
[Balboa goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius carri Fowler, 1945

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Microgobius carri
[Seminole goby]



Eastern Central Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius crocatus Birdsong, 1968

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J./Robertson, R.
 
Microgobius crocatus
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius curtus Ginsburg, 1939

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Microgobius curtus
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius cyclolepis Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microgobius cyclolepis
[Roundscale goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius emblematicus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J./Robertson, R.
 
Microgobius emblematicus
[Emblem goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius erectus Ginsburg, 1938

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microgobius erectus
[Erect goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Microgobius gulosus (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Microgobius gulosus
[Clown goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius meeki Evermann & Marsh, 1899

Photo by Photo by Oliveira, R.R.S.
 
Microgobius meeki
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius microlepis Longley & Hildebrand, 1940

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Microgobius microlepis
[Banner goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Microgobius miraflorensis Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microgobius miraflorensis
[Miraflores goby]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Microgobius signatus Poey, 1876

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Microgobius signatus
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Microgobius tabogensis Meek & Hildebrand, 1928

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J./Robertson, R.
 
Microgobius tabogensis
[Taboga goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Microgobius thalassinus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Smith, A.B.
 
Microgobius thalassinus
[Green goby]



Eastern Pacific, Panama.
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Microgobius urraca Tornabene, van Tassell & Robertson, 2012

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Microgobius urraca
[Dark-finned sand goby]



15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Microgobius brevispinis Balboa goby Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1939
Microgobius carri Seminole goby Western Atlantic 10 SL 1945
Microgobius crocatus Eastern Central Pacific. 10 SL 1968
Microgobius curtus Eastern Pacific 10 SL 1939
Microgobius cyclolepis Roundscale goby Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1890
Microgobius emblematicus Emblem goby Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1882
Microgobius erectus Erect goby Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1938
Microgobius gulosus Clown goby Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1858
Microgobius meeki Western Atlantic 10 SL 1899
Microgobius microlepis Banner goby Western Atlantic 10 SL 1940
Microgobius miraflorensis Miraflores goby Eastern Central Pacific 5 TL 1904
Microgobius signatus Western Central Atlantic 6 TL 1876
Microgobius tabogensis Taboga goby Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1928
Microgobius thalassinus Green goby Western Atlantic 6.4 TL 1883
Microgobius urraca Dark-finned sand goby Eastern Pacific, Panama. 6.9 SL 2012



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