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

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Gobiopsis angustifrons Lachner & McKinney, 1978

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gobiopsis angustifrons
[Narrownape barbelgoby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Gobiopsis aporia Lachner & McKinney, 1978

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Gobiopsis aporia
[Poreless barbelgoby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Gobiopsis arenaria (Snyder, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gobiopsis arenaria
[Patchwork barbelgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Gobiopsis atrata
[New Zealand black goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm TL
Gobiopsis bravoi (Herre, 1940)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Gobiopsis bravoi
[Bravo's bearded goby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Gobiopsis canalis Lachner & McKinney, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gobiopsis canalis
[Checkered goby]



Western Central Pacific.

Gobiopsis exigua Lachner & McKinney, 1979

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Gobiopsis exigua
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Gobiopsis macrostoma Steindachner, 1861

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Gobiopsis macrostoma
[Longjaw goby]



Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Gobiopsis malekulae (Herre, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gobiopsis malekulae
[Striped barbelgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Gobiopsis namnas
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Gobiopsis pinto
[Snakehead goby]



Indo-West Pacific and Asi
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Gobiopsis quinquecincta (Smith, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gobiopsis quinquecincta
[Fiveband barbelgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm TL

 
Gobiopsis springeri
[Springer's barbelgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Gobiopsis woodsi
[Woods' barbelgoby]



14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gobiopsis angustifrons Narrownape barbelgoby Western Central Pacific 4.5 SL 1978
Gobiopsis aporia Poreless barbelgoby Indo-West Pacific 4.1 SL 1978
Gobiopsis arenaria Patchwork barbelgoby Indo-West Pacific 1.6 SL 1908
Gobiopsis atrata New Zealand black goby Southwest Pacific 8.5 TL 1933
Gobiopsis bravoi Bravo's bearded goby Western Pacific 4.1 TL 1940
Gobiopsis canalis Checkered goby Western Indian Ocean 6.3 TL 1978
Gobiopsis exigua Western Central Pacific. 1979
Gobiopsis macrostoma Longjaw goby Indo-West Pacific 10 SL 1861
Gobiopsis malekulae Striped barbelgoby Western Central Pacific. 3 TL 1935
Gobiopsis namnas Northwest Pacific 3.5 SL 2010
Gobiopsis pinto Snakehead goby Western Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 1947
Gobiopsis quinquecincta Fiveband barbelgoby Indo-West Pacific and Asi 2.4 SL 1931
Gobiopsis springeri Springer's barbelgoby Western Central Pacific. 3.2 TL 1979
Gobiopsis woodsi Woods' barbelgoby Indo-West Pacific 4.2 SL 1978



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