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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Amblyopinae
Genus: Taenioides

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Taenioides anguillaris Eel worm goby Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1758
Taenioides buchanani Burmese gobyeel Indian Ocean 30 TL 1873
Taenioides caniscapulus Western Central Pacific 1938
Taenioides cirratus Bearded worm goby Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1860
Taenioides eruptionis Western Pacific. 1849
Taenioides esquivel Bulldog eelgoby Western Indian Ocean and 29.2 TL 1947
Taenioides gracilis Slender eel goby Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1837
Taenioides jacksoni Bearded eelgoby Africa 12 TL 1943
Taenioides kentalleni Indo-Pacific 19.8 SL 2002
Taenioides limicola Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1964
Taenioides mordax Eastern eelgoby Western Pacific 1883
Taenioides nigrimarginatus Blackfin eel goby Asia 23 TL 1924
Taenioides purpurascens Purple eelgoby Western Pacific. Australi 16 SL 1884



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