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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Amblyopinae
Genus: Taenioides

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Taenioides anguillaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Taenioides anguillaris
[Eel worm goby]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Taenioides buchanani (Day, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Taenioides buchanani
[Burmese gobyeel]
No picture found


 
Taenioides caniscapulus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Taenioides cirratus (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Taenioides cirratus
[Bearded worm goby]
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Taenioides eruptionis
[]



Western Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 29.2 cm TL
Taenioides esquivel Smith, 1947

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Taenioides esquivel
[Bulldog eelgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Taenioides gracilis (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Taenioides gracilis
[Slender eel goby]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Taenioides jacksoni Smith, 1943

Photo by Photo by Alladin, N.
 
Taenioides jacksoni
[Bearded eelgoby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Taenioides kentalleni Murdy & Randall, 2002

Photo by Photo by Murdy, E.O.
 
Taenioides kentalleni
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Taenioides limicola Smith, 1964

Photo by Photo by Tibbatts, B.
 
Taenioides limicola
[]
No picture found


 
Taenioides mordax
[Eastern eelgoby]



Asia
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Taenioides nigrimarginatus Hora, 1924

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Taenioides nigrimarginatus
[Blackfin eel goby]



Western Pacific. Australi
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Taenioides purpurascens (De Vis, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Taenioides purpurascens
[Purple eelgoby]



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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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