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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gobius ater Bellotti's goby Mediterranean Sea 7.1 SL 1888
Gobius ateriformis Eastern Central Atlantic 6.8 TL 2001
Gobius auratus Golden goby Eastern Atlantic 10 TL 1810
Gobius bontii Indo-West Pacific 7.2 TL 1849
Gobius bucchichi Bucchich's goby Eastern Atlantic and Medi 10 TL 1870
Gobius cobitis Giant goby Eastern Atlantic and theM 14.1 TL 1814
Gobius couchi Couch's goby Northeastern Atlantic and 17 TL 1974
Gobius cruentatus Red-mouthed goby Eastern Atlantic 18 TL 1789
Gobius fallax Sarato's goby Eastern Atlantic and in t 9 TL 1889
Gobius gasteveni Steven's goby Eastern Atlantic 12 TL 1974
Gobius geniporus Slender goby Mediterranean Sea, endemi 16 TL 1837
Gobius hypselosoma Africa 25 TL 1867
Gobius incognitus Mediterranean 9.5 SL 2016
Gobius kolombatovici Mediterranean Sea 9.2 SL 2000
Gobius koseirensis Western Indian Ocean 1871
Gobius leucomelas Western Indian Ocean 1868
Gobius niger Black goby Eastern Atlantic and Medi 18 TL 1758
Gobius paganellus Rock goby Eastern Atlantic 13 TL 1758
Gobius roulei Roule's goby Eastern Atlantic and Medi 8 TL 1928
Gobius rubropunctatus Eastern Central Atlantic 8 TL 1951
Gobius salamansa Salamansa goby East Central Atlantic 3.5 TL 2015
Gobius scorteccii Africa 13.6 TL 1961
Gobius senegambiensis Eastern Atlantic 7.3 SL 1919
Gobius strictus Schmidt's goby Mediterranean Sea 6.5 SL 1907
Gobius tetrophthalmus Eastern Central Atlantic 7.8 TL 2001
Gobius tropicus South East Atlantic 1765
Gobius vittatus Striped goby Mediterranean Sea. 5.8 SL 1883
Gobius xanthocephalus Eastern Atlantic 10 TL 1992

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