Amphidromous fish - Fish living in the amphidromous environment

Many types of fish migrate on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annual, and over distances ranging from a few meters to thousands of kilometers. Fish usually migrate because of diet or reproductive needs, although in some cases the reason for migration remains unknown.

Order Anguilliformes

Yellow pike conger

Slender giant moray - The slender giant moray or gangetic moray, Strophidon sathete, is the longest member of the family of moray eels.

Dark moray

Indian pike conger

Indian longtailed sand-eel

Order Aulopiformes


Order Batrachoidiformes


Order Beloniformes


Short-nosed river-garfish

Silver needlefish - The freshwater garfish, Xenentodon cancila is the sole member of its genus.

Japanese halfbeak

Order Carcharhiniformes

Pondicherry shark - The Pondicherry shark, Carcharhinus hemiodon is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the Indo-West Pacific Ocean between latitudes 25° N and 13° S.

Arrow headed hammerhead shark - The winghead shark, Eusphyra blochii, is a species of hammerhead shark, family Sphyrnidae, named for the remarkably wide lobes on its head.

Broadfin shark - The broadfin shark, Lamiopsis temminckii, the only member of the genus Lamiopsis, is a shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific oceans between latitudes 24° N and 4° S, from the surface to 50 m.

Order Clupeiformes

Dussumier's thryssa

Sandy sprat - The Sandy sprat, Hyperlophus vittatus, also known as the glassies, glassy, white pilchard, or whitebait, is a type of sprat fish.

Malabar sprat

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Godavari thryssa

Day's round herring

Ganges river gizzard shad

Indian pellona

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Bagan anchovy

Gautama thryssa

Deep-bodied herring

Burmese river shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Burmese river gizzard shad


Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Thai anchovy

Hamilton's thryssa

Slender thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Order Cypriniformes

Pool barb - The pool barb is a tropical freshwater and brackish fish belonging to the Puntius genus in the family Cyprinidae.

Freshwater bream - The white Amur bream is a species of cyprinid fish, of the monotypic genus Parabramis.

Order Cyprinodontiformes

Rainwater killifish - The rainwater killifish, is a species of fish in the Fundulidae family.

Order Elopiformes

Atlantic tarpon - In appearance, it is greenish or bluish on top, and silver on the sides.

Order Gadiformes

Cod - Its range spans the North Pacific, from off the Korean coasts until beyond Bering Straits, off the Alaskan coasts.

Arctic cod - Navaga fish usually occur at shallow depths, along shores with soft bottoms, close to the ice and on the continental shelf.

Order Orectolobiformes

Leopard shark - The zebra shark, Stegostoma fasciatum , is a species of carpet shark and the sole member of the family Stegostomatidae.

Order Osmeriformes

Spotted mountain trout - Spotted galaxias has a very wide distribution, being found in southern Victoria, all of Tasmania, offshore islands in between, as well as south-west Western Australia.

Maori trout - The giant kokopu, Galaxias argenteus, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in New Zealand.

Galaxias platei

Aplochiton zebra

Ryukyu ayu-fish - The name "sweetfish" is due to the sweetness of its flesh.

Koaro - The climbing galaxias is unlikely to be confused with the other diadromous whitebait species because of its shape.

Shortjaw kokopu - The shortjaw kokopu, Galaxias postvectis, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in New Zealand, apart from the Chatham and Stewart/Rakiura islands.

Banded kokopu - The banded kokopu, Galaxias fasciatus, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in New Zealand, including the Chatham and Stewart/Rakiura islands.

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Aplochiton taeniatus

Order Perciformes

Stiphodon surrufus

Bronze croaker

Shrimp scad - The shrimp scad is one of five species of fish in the scad genus Alepes, which itself is one of thirty genera in the jack family Carangidae.

Barred mudskipper

Striped gudgeon

Spotfin river goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Clown goby

Spotted green goby

Clown goby

Black pargue - Its color is typically greyish red, but it can change color from bright red to copper red.

Goatee croaker

Stiphodon aureorostrum - This species stands as something of a giant among the diminutive members of this genus with one female being the largest Stiphodon individual recorded.

Sharptail goby

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Burmese gobyeel

Glossogobius kokius

Awaous fluviatilis

Speckled goby

Tropical sand goby

Apocryptodon madurensis

Maned goby

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Slender mudskipper - Zappa is a genus of goby named after musician Frank Zappa "for his articulate and sagacious defense of the First Amendment of the U.

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Callogobius seshaiyai

Sicydium hildebrandi

Lophogobius bleekeri

Slashcheek goby

Chin-band goby


Porogobius schlegelii

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Banded scat

Lentipes whittenorum

Orbiculate spade fish

Gray rockclimbing goby

Mugilogobius notospilus

Eleotris oxycephala

Banded archerfish - The name refers to Sagittarius the archer, because of the unusual method banded archerfish use to capture prey.

Sperm goby

Four-eyed sleeper

Knipowitschia caucasica

Loach goby - Thacker and Hardman's study of the molecular phylogeny of the gobies indicates that the loach goby is the most primitive member of the gobioidei.

Green prigi

Stimpson's goby - The nopoli rockclimbing goby, oopu nopili, or Stimpson's goby is a species of fish in the Gobiidae family.

Asian sleeper

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Pearse's mudskipper

Bluegilled bully - The bluegill bully, Gobiomorphus hubbsi, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in most rivers in the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

Small-scaled terapon

Violet goby - Violet gobies are found all along the Atlantic coast from Georgia in the United States of America, to northern Brazil.

Largesnout goby

Roemer's goby


Red-tailed goby

Threadless blenny

Fat sleeper

Palauan riffle goby

Northern mud gudgeon

Pupilspot goby

Stigmatogobius minima

Shortnose ponyfish

Asian sand goby

Dwarf pigmygoby - The dwarf pygmy goby is a tropical freshwater fish of the family Gobiidae.

Dusky mountain goby

Cleftbelly trevally - The cleftbelly trevally is the only species in the genus Atropus, which is one of 31 genera in the jack family, Carangidae.

Hemigobius hoevenii

Coastal trevally - The coastal trevally is formally classified within the genus Carangoides, one of a number of groups of fish referred to as jacks and trevallies.

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Flat-headed goby

Sicydium fayae

Savalani hairtail

Mexican goby

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Caspian round goby - Round gobies are small, soft-bodied fish, characterized by a distinctive black spot on the first dorsal fin.

Pearl-spot - The species co-occurs throughout its range with the Green chromide .

Acanthogobius lactipes

Pointed-tailed goby

Shadow goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Calamiana illota

Freshwater grunt

Threadfin goby

Greenback gauvina

Chinese seerfish

Lentipes armatus

Barebreast goby

Eleotris senegalensis

Amoya madraspatensis

Toxotes blythii

Gobionellus occidentalis

Mud skipper

Lipstick goby

Obscure goby

Lutea sleeper

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Pama croaker

Yellow fin mojarra

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Common bully - The common bully, Gobiomorphus cotidianus, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in New Zealand.

Sand fish



Sicyopterus japonicus

Chiseltooth goby

Pacific fat sleeper - Dormitator latifrons mainly feeds on detritus and MOND and vegetal rest, but in addition it includes in his diet micromoluscus, ostracodos, nemertinos, trematodos, grudges of fish, copepodos, annelids, larvae of insects and possibly inorganic sediments with which it also incorporates some foraminiferos.

Blue riffle goby

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bearded worm goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Pacific river goby

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Eyebrow goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Golden goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Caragobius burmanicus

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Crested goby

Malabar goby

Nematogobius maindroni

Tubenose blenny

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Burrowing goby - This species has a very limited distribution and is threatened by coastal development, pollution and siltation of estuaries caused by soil erosion from further inland.

Walking goby

Silver sandfish

Belted rockclimbing goby

Indonesian goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Atlantic cutlassfish - Largehead hairtails can grow to over 2 m in length; the largest recorded weight is 5 kg and the oldest recorded age is 15 years.

Longjaw goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Masked shrimpgoby

Orangefin ponyfish

Redfinned bully - The redfinned bully, Gobiomorphus huttoni, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in rivers in New Zealand and the Chatham Islands.

Bathygobius ostreicola

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Rainbow prigi

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Bandfin mullet goby

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Gobioides sagitta

Awaous nigripinnis

Redigobius sapangus

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Red-tailed goby

Tapiroid grunter

Bighead goby

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Mozambique tilapia - The Mozambique tilapia is laterally compressed, and has a deep body with long dorsal fins.

Manson's goby

Sicyopterus fuliag

Luciogobius pallidus

Bengal corvina

Spotted goby - Knight Gobies live in fresh and brackish waters in Borneo, Java, Sumatra, and the Philippines.

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Tropical sand goby

Eel worm goby

Celebes goby

Scalycheek goby

Rhinohorn goby

Bayad - It is predominantly an inshore fish, inhabiting reefs down to depths of around 100 m in both coastal zones and offshore islands, often venturing into estuaries and sandy bays as juveniles.

Spotfin snouted goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Hasselt's goby

Smoothbelly goby

Leucopsarion petersii

Blackbar goby

Robbermask goby

Splendid ponyfish

Acanthogobius luridus


Saddle grunt

Bunaka pinguis

Yellowstripe scad

Hiukole goby

Gangetic sillago - The Gangetic whiting is the only species of the genus Sillaginopsis, which itself is one of three genera the family Sillaginidae, containing all the smelt whitings.

Spotted archerfish

Sharptail goby

Bostrychus africanus

Istigobius diadema

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Mugilogobius mertoni

Snakehead gudgeon

Rhinogobius giurinus - Barcheek goby, Rhinogobius giurinus is a species of the family Gobiidae.

Torrent fish - The torrent fish, Cheimarrichthys fosteri, is the only member of the genus Cheimarrichthys which in turn is the only member of the family Cheimarrichthyidae.

Clinging goby

Oxuderces dentatus

Saddleback silver-biddy

Freckled hawkfish


Giant bully - It is very similar to the common bully; they have seven spines in the first dorsal fin but giant bullies always have six.

Black batfish

Lord's goby

Orangespotted goby

Freshwater goby

Large-mouth goby


Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Sleeper goby

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Aporos sleeper

Grey goby

Chinese silver pomfret

Bearded goby

Scaleless worm goby

Sicydium salvini

Naniha goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Lrye goby

Canara pearlspot

Japanese river goby

Mangrove goby

Gymnogobius opperiens

Marblecheek sleeper

Sicydium cocoensis


Darter goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Shimofuri goby

Glass goby

Bryaninops isis

Schismatogobius roxasi

Kaalpens goby

Silhouettea indica

Blotchfin mullet goby

Sandwich Island sleeper

Tiera batfish - Platax teira is a fish from the Indo-West Pacific.

Giant goby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Yellowstripe goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Order Pleuronectiformes

Commerson's sole

Hogchoker - Distinguished from other species by an inter-brachial septum lacking a foramen.

Mazatlan sole

Catathyridium garmani

Largescale tonguesole - The eyed side of the fish is uniform brown, with a dark patch on the gill cover, and its blind side is white.

Longtail sole

Freshwater sole

Javan flounder

Order Pristiformes

Karati hangar - The knifetooth sawfish , also known as the pointed sawfish or narrow sawfish, is a sawfish of the family Pristidae, found in the shallow coastal waters and estuaries of the Indo-West Pacific, ranging from the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to southern Japan, Papua New Guinea and northern Australia.

Order Rajiformes

Annandale's guitarfish

Bleeker's whipray

Bishop ray - The spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, Euphrasen , or bonnet ray, is a cartilaginous fish found in shallow coastal water by coral reefs and bays, in depths down to 80 meters .

Cowtail stingray - The cowtail stingray, Pastinachus sephen, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, widespread in the Indo-Pacific region and occasionally entering freshwater habitats.

Norman's shovelnose ray

Blackedge whipray

Banded eagle ray - The banded eagle ray is a species of fish in the Myliobatidae family.

Eagle ray - The longheaded eagle ray is a species of fish in the Myliobatidae family.

Pale-edged stingray - The pale-edged stingray or sharpnose stingray, Dasyatis zugei, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans from India to Indonesia and Japan.

Order Scorpaeniformes

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Sakhalin sculpin


Tuberculated flathead

Pacific staghorn sculpin - Staghorn sculpins are slender fish, with a grayish olive above, pale creamy yellow sides, and a white belly.

Tetraroge niger

Cottus nozawae

Leister sculpin

Order Siluriformes

River catfish

Malabar patashi

Silond catfish - Silonia is a genus of catfishes of the family Schilbeidae.

Engraved catfish

Thinspine sea catfish

Cochlefelis burmanica

Assamese batasio

Gogra rita - Rita gogra is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae.

Goan catfish

Arius acutirostris

Giant catfish

Gray eel-catfish

Sagor catfish

Indian potasi

Jerdon's mystus

Flatmouth sea catfish

Deccan rita - Rita kuturnee is an extinct species of catfish of the family Bagridae.

Blackfin sea catfish

Sona sea catfish

Black catfish - Like most of the bullheads it has a squared tail fin, which is strikingly different than the forked tail of channel and blue catfish.

Mahanadi rita - Rita chrysea is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae.

Order Syngnathiformes

Barhead pipefish

Banded freshwater pipefish

Northern pipefish

Deocata pipefish

Sea pony - The sea pony is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

Microphis dunckeri

Blue-spotted pipefish

Black-striped pipefish - Syngnathus abaster is a species of fish in the Syngnathidae family.

Freshwater pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes


Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.