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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Barbulifer

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Barbulifer antennatus Böhlke & Robins, 1968

Photo by Photo by Van Tassell, J.
Barbulifer antennatus

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Barbulifer ceuthoecus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
Barbulifer ceuthoecus
[Bearded goby]

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Barbulifer enigmaticus Joyeux, van Tassell & Macieira, 2009

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
Barbulifer enigmaticus
[Goateed goby]

Eastern Central Pacific

Barbulifer mexicanus Hoese & Larson, 1985

Photo by Photo by Larson, H.K.
Barbulifer mexicanus
[Saddlebanded goby]

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Barbulifer pantherinus (Pellegrin, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
Barbulifer pantherinus
[Panther goby]

5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Barbulifer antennatus Barbulifer Western Atlantic 2.0 SL 1968
Barbulifer ceuthoecus Bearded goby Western Atlantic 3 TL 1884
Barbulifer enigmaticus Goateed goby Atlantic Ocean 2.4 SL 2009
Barbulifer mexicanus Saddlebanded goby Eastern Central Pacific 1985
Barbulifer pantherinus Panther goby Eastern Central Pacific 5.2 SL 1901

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