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

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Ptereleotris arabica Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris arabica
[Arabian dartfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Ptereleotris brachyptera Randall & Suzuki, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ptereleotris brachyptera
[Lowfin dartfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.1 cm
Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata Allen, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata
[Bluemargin dartfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Ptereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Cherson, A.
 
Ptereleotris calliura
[Blue goby]



Eastern Central Pacific

Ptereleotris carinata Bussing, 2001

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ptereleotris carinata
[Panamic dartfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Ptereleotris crossogenion Randall & Suzuki, 2008

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris crossogenion
[Fringechin dartfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Photo by Photo by Du, J.-G.
 
Ptereleotris evides
[Blackfin dartfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Photo by Pelicier, D.
 
Ptereleotris grammica
[Lined dartfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ptereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Ptereleotris hanae
[Blue hana goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ptereleotris helenae (Randall, 1968)

Photo by Photo by Abgarian, C.
 
Ptereleotris helenae
[Hovering goby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ptereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris heteroptera
[Blacktail goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Ptereleotris kallista Randall & Suzuki, 2008

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ptereleotris kallista
[Beautiful Dartfish]
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Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Ptereleotris lineopinnis
[Sad glider]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Ptereleotris melanopogon Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris melanopogon
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ptereleotris microlepis
[Blue gudgeon]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ptereleotris monoptera Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris monoptera
[Lyre-tail dart-goby]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Ptereleotris randalli Gasparini, Rocha & Floeter, 2001

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Ptereleotris randalli
[Brazilian dartfish]



Western Pacific

Ptereleotris rubristigma Allen, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ptereleotris rubristigma
[Redspot dartfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ptereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ptereleotris uroditaenia
[Flagtail dartfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ptereleotris zebra (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Ptereleotris zebra
[Chinese zebra goby]



20 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ptereleotris arabica Arabian dartfish Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL 1985
Ptereleotris brachyptera Lowfin dartfish Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2008
Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata Bluemargin dartfish Eastern Indian Ocean 6.1 2012
Ptereleotris calliura Blue goby Western Atlantic 12.5 TL 1882
Ptereleotris carinata Panamic dartfish Eastern Central Pacific 2001
Ptereleotris crossogenion Fringechin dartfish Western Pacific 4.1 SL 2008
Ptereleotris evides Blackfin dartfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1925
Ptereleotris grammica Lined dartfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1982
Ptereleotris hanae Blue hana goby Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1901
Ptereleotris helenae Hovering goby Western Atlantic 12 TL 1968
Ptereleotris heteroptera Blacktail goby Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1855
Ptereleotris kallista Beautiful Dartfish Western Pacific 8.4 SL 2008
Ptereleotris lineopinnis Sad glider Indo-West Pacific 11.5 TL 1935
Ptereleotris melanopogon Eastern Central Pacific 10.3 SL 1985
Ptereleotris microlepis Blue gudgeon Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1856
Ptereleotris monoptera Lyre-tail dart-goby Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1985
Ptereleotris randalli Brazilian dartfish Southwest Atlantic 8.7 SL 2001
Ptereleotris rubristigma Redspot dartfish Western Pacific 2012
Ptereleotris uroditaenia Flagtail dartfish Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1985
Ptereleotris zebra Chinese zebra goby Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1938



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