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

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Photo by Miller, P.J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Silhouettea aegyptia (Chabanaud, 1933)

Photo by Miller, P.J.
 
Silhouettea aegyptia
[Red Sea goby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Silhouettea capitlineata Randall, 2008

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Silhouettea capitlineata
[]
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Western Indian Ocean

 
Silhouettea chaimi
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Silhouettea dotui (Takagi, 1957)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Silhouettea dotui
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Central Pacific.

Silhouettea evanida Larson & Miller, 1986

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Silhouettea evanida
[Vanishing silhouette goby]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Silhouettea hoesei
[Hoese's silhouette goby]
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Silhouettea indica
[]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Silhouettea insinuans Smith, 1959

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Silhouettea insinuans
[Phantom goby]
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Western Central Pacific

 
Silhouettea nuchipunctatus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Silhouettea sibayi Farquharson, 1970

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Silhouettea sibayi
[Barebreast goby]



10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Silhouettea aegyptia Red Sea goby Western Indian Ocean 5 TL 1933
Silhouettea capitlineata Western Central Pacific 2.1 SL 2008
Silhouettea chaimi Western Indian Ocean 1978
Silhouettea dotui Northwest Pacific 4 SL 1957
Silhouettea evanida Vanishing silhouette goby Western Central Pacific. 1986
Silhouettea hoesei Hoese's silhouette goby Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL 1986
Silhouettea indica Indian Ocean 3.5 SL 1971
Silhouettea insinuans Phantom goby Indo-West Pacific 4.5 TL 1959
Silhouettea nuchipunctatus Western Central Pacific 1934
Silhouettea sibayi Barebreast goby Africa 4 SL 1970



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