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

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Bathygobius aeolosoma
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL
Bathygobius andrei (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius andrei
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Bathygobius antilliensis Tornabene, Baldwin & Pezold, 2010

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bathygobius antilliensis
[Antilles frillfin]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Bathygobius burtoni (O'Shaughnessy, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Bathygobius burtoni
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Bathygobius casamancus (Rochebrune, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bathygobius casamancus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Bathygobius coalitus (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Bathygobius coalitus
[Whitespotted frillgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Bathygobius cocosensis (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius cocosensis
[Cocos frill-goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Bathygobius cotticeps (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius cotticeps
[Cheekscaled frill-goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Bathygobius curacao (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by Photo by Smith, D.G.
 
Bathygobius curacao
[Notchtongue goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Bathygobius cyclopterus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius cyclopterus
[Spotted frillgoby]
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Bathygobius fishelsoni
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Bathygobius fuscus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius fuscus
[Dusky frillgoby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Bathygobius geminatus Tornabene, Baldwin & Pezold, 2010

Photo by Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.
 
Bathygobius geminatus
[Twin-spotted frillfin]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Bathygobius hongkongensis Lam, 1986

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Bathygobius hongkongensis
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No picture found


 
Bathygobius karachiensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Bathygobius krefftii
[Krefft's frillgoby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Bathygobius lacertus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Bathygobius lacertus
[]



Indo-West Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Bathygobius laddi (Fowler, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius laddi
[Brownboy goby]



Eastern Central Pacific

Bathygobius lineatus (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius lineatus
[Southern frillfin]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Bathygobius meggitti (Hora & Mukerji, 1936)

Photo by Photo by Lips, B.
 
Bathygobius meggitti
[Meggitt's goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bathygobius mystacium Ginsburg, 1947

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bathygobius mystacium
[Island frillfin]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Bathygobius niger (Smith, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathygobius niger
[Black minigoby]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Bathygobius ostreicola (Chaudhuri, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Bathygobius ostreicola
[]
No picture found


 
Bathygobius panayensis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Bathygobius petrophilus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Matsuura, K. / Peristiwady, T.
 
Bathygobius petrophilus
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Bathygobius ramosus Ginsburg, 1947

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bathygobius ramosus
[Panamic frillfin]
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Bathygobius smithi
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bathygobius soporator (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Joyeux, J.-C.
 
Bathygobius soporator
[Frillfin goby]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathygobius aeolosoma Southwest Pacific 1889
Bathygobius andrei Eastern Pacific 15.3 TL 1880
Bathygobius antilliensis Antilles frillfin Western Atlantic 9.4 SL 2010
Bathygobius burtoni Eastern Atlantic 8 TL 1875
Bathygobius casamancus Eastern Atlantic 6.6 TL 1880
Bathygobius coalitus Whitespotted frillgoby Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1832
Bathygobius cocosensis Cocos frill-goby Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1854
Bathygobius cotticeps Cheekscaled frill-goby Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1879
Bathygobius curacao Notchtongue goby Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1919
Bathygobius cyclopterus Spotted frillgoby Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1837
Bathygobius fishelsoni Western Indian Ocean 1978
Bathygobius fuscus Dusky frillgoby Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1830
Bathygobius geminatus Twin-spotted frillfin Western Atlantic 3.8 SL 2010
Bathygobius hongkongensis Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1986
Bathygobius karachiensis Western Indian Ocean 1990
Bathygobius krefftii Krefft's frillgoby Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1866
Bathygobius lacertus Western Atlantic 6.8 SL 1860
Bathygobius laddi Brownboy goby Indo-West Pacific and Sou 5 TL 1931
Bathygobius lineatus Southern frillfin Eastern Central Pacific 1841
Bathygobius meggitti Meggitt's goby Indo-West Pacific. 6 TL 1936
Bathygobius mystacium Island frillfin Western Atlantic 15 TL 1947
Bathygobius niger Black minigoby Western Indian Ocean 6.6 TL 1960
Bathygobius ostreicola Asia 5 SL 1916
Bathygobius panayensis Western Central Pacific 1907
Bathygobius petrophilus Western Pacific 6.1 SL 1853
Bathygobius ramosus Panamic frillfin Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1947
Bathygobius smithi Western Indian Ocean 1999
Bathygobius soporator Frillfin goby Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1837



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