Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

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

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



14 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 29.3 cm TL
Ponticola bathybius (Kessler, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Ponticola bathybius
[]



Black Sea
Max. Length 25 cm NG
Ponticola cephalargoides (Pinchuk, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Shaganov, V.V.
 
Ponticola cephalargoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Ponticola constructor
[Caucasian goby]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Ponticola cyrius
[Kura goby]



Europe
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ponticola eurycephalus (Kessler, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Ponticola eurycephalus
[Mushroom goby]



Eurasia
Max. Length 32.6 cm TL
Ponticola gorlap (Iljin, 1949)

Photo by Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Ponticola gorlap
[Caspian bighead goby]



Eurasia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ponticola iranicus Vasil'eva, Mousavi-Sabet & Vasil'ev, 2015

Photo by Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Ponticola iranicus
[Iranian Goby]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Ponticola kessleri (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Harka, A.
 
Ponticola kessleri
[Bighead goby]



Black Sea
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Ponticola platyrostris (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Photo by Miller, P.J.
 
Ponticola platyrostris
[Flatsnout goby]



Eurasia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ponticola ratan (Nordmann, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Miller, P.J.
 
Ponticola ratan
[Ratan goby]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ponticola rhodioni (Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Pashkov, A.N.
 
Ponticola rhodioni
[Riverine goby]



Asia
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Ponticola rizensis (Kovačić & Engín, 2008)

Photo by Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Ponticola rizensis
[Iyidere goby]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 24.5 cm TL
Ponticola syrman (Nordmann, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Otel, V.
 
Ponticola syrman
[Syrman goby]



Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Ponticola turani (Kovačić & Engín, 2008)

Photo by Photo by Kovacic, M.
 
Ponticola turani
[Aksu goby]



14 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ponticola bathybius Former USSR and Asia 29.3 TL 1877
Ponticola cephalargoides Black Sea 25 NG 1976
Ponticola constructor Caucasian goby Europe 20 SL 1840
Ponticola cyrius Kura goby Asia 1.9 SL 1874
Ponticola eurycephalus Mushroom goby Europe 20 TL 1874
Ponticola gorlap Caspian bighead goby Eurasia 32.6 TL 1949
Ponticola iranicus Iranian Goby Eurasia 14 TL 2015
Ponticola kessleri Bighead goby Europe and Asia 22 TL 1861
Ponticola platyrostris Flatsnout goby Black Sea 22.5 TL 1814
Ponticola ratan Ratan goby Eurasia 20 TL 1840
Ponticola rhodioni Riverine goby Europe and Asia 14 TL 1994
Ponticola rizensis Iyidere goby Asia 12.4 SL 2008
Ponticola syrman Syrman goby Europe and Asia 24.5 TL 1840
Ponticola turani Aksu goby Asia 8.8 SL 2008



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013