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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cryptocentrus albidorsus White-backed shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7.5 SL 1978
Cryptocentrus bulbiceps Bluelined shrimpgoby Western Pacific 1953
Cryptocentrus caeruleomaculatus Blue-speckled prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1933
Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus Harlequin prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1830
Cryptocentrus callopterus Western Pacific 1945
Cryptocentrus cebuanus Cebu shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1927
Cryptocentrus cinctus Yellow prawn-goby Western Pacific 10 SL 1936
Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus Ninebar prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1837
Cryptocentrus cyanospilotus Bluespot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 4.1 SL 2011
Cryptocentrus cyanotaenia Lagoon shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1853
Cryptocentrus diproctotaenia Western Pacific 1876
Cryptocentrus epakros Pointedfin shrimpgoby Western Pacific 5 SL 2015
Cryptocentrus fasciatus Y-bar shrimp goby Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1867
Cryptocentrus flavus Northwest Pacific 1978
Cryptocentrus inexplicatus Inexplicable shrimpgoby Western Pacific 12 SL 1934
Cryptocentrus insignitus Signal goby Western Central Pacific. 1956
Cryptocentrus leonis Western Pacific 1931
Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Pink-speckled shrimpgoby Western Pacific 12 SL 1876
Cryptocentrus leucostictus Saddled prawn-goby Western Pacific. Reporte 7.5 SL 1872
Cryptocentrus lutheri Luther's prawn-goby Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1960
Cryptocentrus malindiensis Western Indian Ocean 1959
Cryptocentrus maudae Maude's shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific. 10 SL 1937
Cryptocentrus melanopus Western Pacific 1860
Cryptocentrus multicinctus Multibarred shrimpgoby Western Pacific 9 SL 2011
Cryptocentrus nigrocellatus Blackspot shrimpgoby Northwest Pacific 13 TL 1978
Cryptocentrus niveatus Western Central Pacific. 1837
Cryptocentrus octofasciatus Blue-speckled prawn goby Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL 1908
Cryptocentrus pavoninoides Peacock shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 15 SL 1849
Cryptocentrus polyophthalmus Western Pacific 14 SL 1853
Cryptocentrus pretiosus Western Pacific. 1924
Cryptocentrus sericus Ventral-barred shrimpgoby East indian Ocean to West 10 TL 1932
Cryptocentrus shigensis Shige shrimpgoby Northwest Pacific 1956
Cryptocentrus strigilliceps Target shrimp goby Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1906
Cryptocentrus tentaculatus Tentacle shrimpgoby Western Pacific 2004
Cryptocentrus wehrlei Western Pacific 1937
Cryptocentrus yatsui Western Pacific 1936

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