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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pleurosicya annandalei Scalynape goby Indo-West Pacific 3 TL 1922
Pleurosicya australis Southwest Pacific 1990
Pleurosicya bilobata Bilobed ghost goby Indo-Pacific 3 SL 1941
Pleurosicya boldinghi Soft-coral goby Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL 1913
Pleurosicya carolinensis Caroline Islands ghost goby Western Pacific 2.5 SL 1990
Pleurosicya coerulea Blue coral ghost goby Indo-Pacific 2.2 TL 1990
Pleurosicya elongata Cling goby Indo-West Pacific 4 SL 1990
Pleurosicya fringilla Staghorn ghostgoby Indo-Pacific 2.2 TL 1990
Pleurosicya labiata Barrel-sponge ghostgoby Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 1913
Pleurosicya larsonae Eastern Central Pacific 2.0 TL 2004
Pleurosicya micheli Michel's ghost goby Indo-Pacific 2.5 TL 1971
Pleurosicya mossambica Toothy goby Indo-West Pacific 3 TL 1959
Pleurosicya muscarum Ghost goby Indo-Pacific 2.2 TL 1906
Pleurosicya occidentalis Western Indian Ocean 2 SL 1990
Pleurosicya plicata Plicata ghost goby Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 1990
Pleurosicya prognatha Folded ghostgoby Indo-West Pacific 1.7 TL 1984
Pleurosicya sinaia Western Indian Ocean 2.1 TL 1984
Pleurosicya spongicola Sponge ghostgoby Western Central Pacific 2 SL 1990



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