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Class: Teleostei
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Favonigobius

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9 species
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Max. Length 5 cm TL
Favonigobius aliciae (Herre, 1936)

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Favonigobius aliciae

Photo by Franicevic, S.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Favonigobius exquisitus Whitley, 1950

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Favonigobius exquisitus
[Exquisite sand-goby]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL
Favonigobius gymnauchen (Bleeker, 1860)

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Favonigobius gymnauchen
[Sharp-nosed sand goby]

Photo by Good, P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Favonigobius lateralis (Macleay, 1881)

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Favonigobius lateralis
[Southern longfin goby]

Photo by Sear, J.

Western Central Pacific (
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Favonigobius lentiginosus (Richardson, 1844)

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Favonigobius lentiginosus
[Eastern longfin goby]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Indo-West Pacific (Ref. 2
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Favonigobius melanobranchus (Fowler, 1934)

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Favonigobius melanobranchus
[Blackthroat goby]
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Favonigobius opalescens

Photo by Maddern, M.

Eastern Indian Ocean

Favonigobius punctatus (Gill & Miller, 1990)

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Favonigobius punctatus
[Yellowspotted sandgoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Favonigobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854)

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Favonigobius reichei
[Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby]
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Favonigobius aliciae Asia 5 TL 1936
Favonigobius exquisitus Exquisite sand-goby Southwest Pacific 9 TL 1950
Favonigobius gymnauchen Sharp-nosed sand goby Western Pacific 13.4 TL 1860
Favonigobius lateralis Southern longfin goby Western Pacific 9 TL 1881
Favonigobius lentiginosus Eastern longfin goby Western Central Pacific ( 6 TL 1844
Favonigobius melanobranchus Blackthroat goby Indo-West Pacific (Ref. 2 8.3 TL 1934
Favonigobius opalescens Western Pacific 1936
Favonigobius punctatus Yellowspotted sandgoby Eastern Indian Ocean 1990
Favonigobius reichei Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby Indo-West Pacific 8.3 TL 1854

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