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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Microdesmidae Wormfishes
Subfamily: Ptereleotrinae
Genus: Parioglossus

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Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 3.1 cm TL
Parioglossus aporos Rennis & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Parioglossus aporos
[Poreless dartfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Parioglossus caeruleolineatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Parioglossus dotui Tomiyama, 1958

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Parioglossus dotui
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Parioglossus formosus (Smith, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Parioglossus formosus
[Beautiful hover goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Parioglossus galzini Williams & Lecchini, 2004

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Parioglossus galzini
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Parioglossus interruptus Suzuki & Senou, 1994

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Parioglossus interruptus
[Interrupted dartfish]
No picture found


 
Parioglossus lineatus
[Lined hover goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Parioglossus marginalis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Parioglossus multiradiatus Keith, Bosc & Valade, 2004

Photo by Photo by Keith, P.
 
Parioglossus multiradiatus
[]



Western Pacific.

Parioglossus neocaledonicus Dingerkus & Séret, 1992

Photo by Photo by IRD/C. Ledru
 
Parioglossus neocaledonicus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Parioglossus nudus Rennis & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Parioglossus nudus
[Naked hover goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Parioglossus palustris (Herre, 1945)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Parioglossus palustris
[Borneo hoverer]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Parioglossus philippinus (Herre, 1945)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Parioglossus philippinus
[Philippine dartfish]



Western Pacific

Parioglossus rainfordi McCulloch, 1921

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Parioglossus rainfordi
[Rainford's dartfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Parioglossus raoi (Herre, 1939)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Parioglossus raoi
[Rao's hover goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Parioglossus senoui
[]
No picture found


 
Parioglossus sinensis
[]



Indo-West Pacific

Parioglossus taeniatus Regan, 1912

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Parioglossus taeniatus
[Taeniatus dartfish]
No picture found


 
Parioglossus triquetrus
[]
No picture found


 
Parioglossus verticalis
[Vertical hover goby]
No picture found


 
Parioglossus winterbottomi
[]



21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Parioglossus aporos Poreless dartfish Pacific Ocean. 3.1 TL 1985
Parioglossus caeruleolineatus Northwest Pacific 2.7 SL 2010
Parioglossus dotui Western Pacific 4 SL 1958
Parioglossus formosus Beautiful hover goby Western Pacific 4.5 SL 1931
Parioglossus galzini Eastern Central Pacific 2.4 SL 2004
Parioglossus interruptus Interrupted dartfish Western Pacific 2.5 SL 1994
Parioglossus lineatus Lined hover goby Western Central Pacific 1985
Parioglossus marginalis Southwest Pacific. 3.3 SL 1985
Parioglossus multiradiatus Western Indian Ocean 3.5 SL 2004
Parioglossus neocaledonicus Western Pacific. 1992
Parioglossus nudus Naked hover goby Western Central Pacific 2 SL 1985
Parioglossus palustris Borneo hoverer Western Pacific 2.8 SL 1945
Parioglossus philippinus Philippine dartfish Indo-West Pacific. 3.5 SL 1945
Parioglossus rainfordi Rainford's dartfish Western Pacific 1921
Parioglossus raoi Rao's hover goby Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 1939
Parioglossus senoui Western Pacific 2.3 SL 2010
Parioglossus sinensis Northwest Pacific 1994
Parioglossus taeniatus Taeniatus dartfish Indo-West Pacific 1912
Parioglossus triquetrus Western Pacific Ocean 1985
Parioglossus verticalis Vertical hover goby Western Central Pacific 1985
Parioglossus winterbottomi Eastern Indian Ocean 2010



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