SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=405) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Ponticola') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Gobiinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Ponticola

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Photo by Abbasi, K.

Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 29.3 cm TL
Ponticola bathybius (Kessler, 1877)

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Ponticola bathybius
[]

Photo by Shaganov, V.V.

Black Sea
Max. Length 25 cm NG
Ponticola cephalargoides (Pinchuk, 1976)

Photo by Shaganov, V.V.
 
Ponticola cephalargoides
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Ponticola constructor
[Caucasian goby]
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Asia
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Ponticola cyrius
[Kura goby]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ponticola eurycephalus (Kessler, 1874)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Ponticola eurycephalus
[Mushroom goby]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Eurasia
Max. Length 32.6 cm TL
Ponticola gorlap (Iljin, 1949)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Ponticola gorlap
[Caspian bighead goby]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Eurasia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ponticola iranicus Vasil'eva, Mousavi-Sabet & Vasil'ev, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Ponticola iranicus
[Iranian Goby]

Photo by Harka, A.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Ponticola kessleri (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Harka, A.
 
Ponticola kessleri
[Bighead goby]

Photo by Miller, P.J.

Black Sea
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Ponticola platyrostris (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Miller, P.J.
 
Ponticola platyrostris
[Flatsnout goby]

Photo by Miller, P.J.

Eurasia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ponticola ratan (Nordmann, 1840)

Photo by Miller, P.J.
 
Ponticola ratan
[Ratan goby]

Photo by Pashkov, A.N.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ponticola rhodioni (Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 1994)

Photo by Pashkov, A.N.
 
Ponticola rhodioni
[Riverine goby]

Photo by Kovacic, M.

Asia
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Ponticola rizensis (Kova?i? & Engín, 2008)

Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Ponticola rizensis
[Iyidere goby]

Photo by Otel, V.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 24.5 cm TL
Ponticola syrman (Nordmann, 1840)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Ponticola syrman
[Syrman goby]

Photo by Kovacic, M.

Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Ponticola turani (Kova?i? & Engín, 2008)

Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Ponticola turani
[Aksu goby]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ponticola bathybius Former USSR and Asia 29.3 TL 1877
Ponticola cephalargoides Black Sea 25 NG 1976
Ponticola constructor Caucasian goby Europe 20 SL 1840
Ponticola cyrius Kura goby Asia 1.9 SL 1874
Ponticola eurycephalus Mushroom goby Europe 20 TL 1874
Ponticola gorlap Caspian bighead goby Eurasia 32.6 TL 1949
Ponticola iranicus Iranian Goby Eurasia 14 TL 2015
Ponticola kessleri Bighead goby Europe and Asia 22 TL 1861
Ponticola platyrostris Flatsnout goby Black Sea 22.5 TL 1814
Ponticola ratan Ratan goby Eurasia 20 TL 1840
Ponticola rhodioni Riverine goby Europe and Asia 14 TL 1994
Ponticola rizensis Iyidere goby Asia 12.4 SL 2008
Ponticola syrman Syrman goby Europe and Asia 24.5 TL 1840
Ponticola turani Aksu goby Asia 8.8 SL 2008



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