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

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Priolepis agrena Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R. & M.V. Erdmann
 
Priolepis agrena
[Network reefgoby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Priolepis ailina Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Priolepis ailina
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Priolepis aithiops Winterbottom & Burridge, 1992

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis aithiops
[Drab reefgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Priolepis akihitoi
[Emperor reefgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Priolepis anthioides
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Southeast Atlantic

Priolepis ascensionis (Dawson & Edwards, 1987)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Priolepis ascensionis
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Priolepis aureoviridis (Gosline, 1959)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis aureoviridis
[Yellow-green goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Priolepis boreus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm FL
Priolepis cincta (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis cincta
[Banded reef goby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Priolepis compita Winterbottom, 1985

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis compita
[Crossroads goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Priolepis cyanocephala
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Priolepis dawsoni Greenfield, 1989

Photo by Photo by Rocha, L.A.
 
Priolepis dawsoni
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Priolepis eugenius (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis eugenius
[Noble goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm TL
Priolepis fallacincta Winterbottom & Burridge, 1992

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Priolepis fallacincta
[Eightbar reefgoby]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Priolepis farcimen (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Stender, K.
 
Priolepis farcimen
[Farcimen goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 31.8 cm SL

 
Priolepis goldshmidtae
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Priolepis hipoliti (Metzelaar, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Priolepis hipoliti
[Rusty goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Priolepis inhaca (Smith, 1949)

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Priolepis inhaca
[Brick goby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Priolepis kappa Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis kappa
[Kappa reefgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Priolepis latifascima Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Priolepis latifascima
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Priolepis limbatosquamis (Gosline, 1959)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis limbatosquamis
[Rimmed-scaled goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Priolepis nocturna (Smith, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis nocturna
[Blackbarred reefgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Priolepis nuchifasciata (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis nuchifasciata
[Orange reef-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Priolepis pallidicincta Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis pallidicincta
[Palebarred goby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Priolepis profunda (Weber, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Priolepis profunda
[Narrowbar reefgoby]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4.7 cm NG
Priolepis psygmophilia Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis psygmophilia
[Latticed goby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL
Priolepis randalli Winterbottom & Burridge, 1992

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis randalli
[Randall's goby]
No picture found


 
Priolepis robinsi
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Priolepis semidoliata (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Priolepis semidoliata
[Half-barred goby]



Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm NG
Priolepis squamogena Winterbottom & Burridge, 1989

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis squamogena
[Scaledcheek goby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Priolepis sticta Winterbottom & Burridge, 1992

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis sticta
[Dappled reefgoby]



Pacific Ocean

Priolepis triops Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Priolepis triops
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Priolepis vexilla Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Priolepis vexilla
[Ribbon reefgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Priolepis winterbottomi Nogawa & Endo, 2007

Photo by Photo by Kochi University, Lab. Of Marine Biology, Faculty of Science (BSKU)
 
Priolepis winterbottomi
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34 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Priolepis agrena Network reefgoby Western Central Pacific 2.5 SL 1993
Priolepis ailina Eastern Central Pacific 1.7 SL 1993
Priolepis aithiops Drab reefgoby Western Central Pacific 2.3 SL 1992
Priolepis akihitoi Emperor reefgoby East Indo-West Pacific 5.3 SL 2010
Priolepis anthioides Western Indian Ocean 3.0 SL 1959
Priolepis ascensionis Southeast Atlantic 1987
Priolepis aureoviridis Yellow-green goby Western Central Pacific 6.4 TL 1959
Priolepis boreus Northwest Pacific 2.4 SL 1909
Priolepis cincta Banded reef goby Indo-West Pacific 7 FL 1908
Priolepis compita Crossroads goby Indo-West Pacific 2.5 TL 1985
Priolepis cyanocephala Southwestern Pacific 3.2 SL 2010
Priolepis dawsoni Western Atlantic 2.6 SL 1989
Priolepis eugenius Noble goby Eastern Central Pacific 5.6 SL 1903
Priolepis fallacincta Eightbar reefgoby Western Pacific 3.2 TL 1992
Priolepis farcimen Farcimen goby Pacific Ocean 1.9 SL 1903
Priolepis goldshmidtae Western Indian Ocean 31.8 SL 1995
Priolepis hipoliti Rusty goby Western Atlantic 4 TL 1922
Priolepis inhaca Brick goby Indo-Pacific 4 TL 1949
Priolepis kappa Kappa reefgoby Indo-West Pacific 2.6 SL 1993
Priolepis latifascima Northwest Pacific 2.1 SL 1993
Priolepis limbatosquamis Rimmed-scaled goby Eastern Central Pacific 2.2 SL 1959
Priolepis nocturna Blackbarred reefgoby Indo-Pacific 3.9 SL 1957
Priolepis nuchifasciata Orange reef-goby Western Pacific 4 TL 1873
Priolepis pallidicincta Palebarred goby Western Pacific 2.8 SL 1993
Priolepis profunda Narrowbar reefgoby Indo-West Pacific 3.4 SL 1909
Priolepis psygmophilia Latticed goby Pacific Ocean 4.7 NG 1993
Priolepis randalli Randall's goby Western Indian Ocean 5.1 TL 1992
Priolepis robinsi Western Atlantic 1991
Priolepis semidoliata Half-barred goby Indo-Pacific 2.4 SL 1837
Priolepis squamogena Scaledcheek goby Pacific 5.4 NG 1989
Priolepis sticta Dappled reefgoby Western Central Pacific 2.3 SL 1992
Priolepis triops Pacific Ocean 1993
Priolepis vexilla Ribbon reefgoby Western Central Pacific 1.9 SL 1993
Priolepis winterbottomi Northwest Pacific 3.2 SL 2007



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