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

Indian pike conger

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

Indian longtailed sand-eel

Yellow pike conger

Dark moray

Order Aulopiformes


Order Batrachoidiformes


Order Beloniformes

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

Japanese halfbeak


Short-nosed river-garfish

Order Carcharhiniformes

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.

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.

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.

Order Clupeiformes

Deep-bodied herring

Burmese river shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Burmese river gizzard shad

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Hamilton's thryssa

Bagan anchovy

Slender thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Malabar sprat

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.

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Godavari thryssa

Day's round herring

Thai anchovy


Ganges river gizzard shad

Indian pellona

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Gautama thryssa

Order Cypriniformes

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Aplochiton taeniatus

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

Galaxias platei

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Aplochiton zebra

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.

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

Order Perciformes

Nematogobius maindroni

Bronze croaker

Stiphodon surrufus

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.

Silver sandfish

Walking goby

Indonesian goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Sharptail goby

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.

Longjaw goby

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.

Bumblebee goby - B.


Chin-band goby

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.

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

Orangefin ponyfish

Bathygobius ostreicola

Rainbow prigi

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Bandfin mullet goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Gobioides sagitta

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Awaous nigripinnis

Pupilspot goby

Redigobius sapangus

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Tapiroid grunter

Red-tailed goby

Bighead goby

Luciogobius pallidus

Sicyopterus fuliag

Bengal corvina

Celebes goby

Eel worm goby

Scalycheek goby

Acanthogobius lactipes

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.

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Spotfin snouted goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Hasselt's goby

Leucopsarion petersii

Smoothbelly goby

Blackbar goby

Robbermask goby

Splendid ponyfish

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Apocryptodon madurensis

Northern mud gudgeon

Palauan riffle goby

Saddle grunt

Bunaka pinguis

Hiukole goby

Yellowstripe scad

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.

Mugilogobius mertoni

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Snakehead gudgeon

Asian sand goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Sharptail goby

Spotted archerfish

Bostrychus africanus

Istigobius diadema

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

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.


Orangespotted goby

Black batfish

Lord's goby

Freshwater goby

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Large-mouth goby


Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Sleeper goby

Bearded goby

Chinese silver pomfret

Scaleless worm goby

Sicydium salvini


Sicydium cocoensis

Darter goby

Canara pearlspot

Yellow fin mojarra

Pama croaker

Gymnogobius opperiens

Mangrove goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Glass goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Shimofuri goby

Bryaninops isis

Schismatogobius roxasi

Kaalpens goby

Blotchfin mullet goby

Silhouettea indica

Sandwich Island sleeper

Blue riffle goby

Amoya madraspatensis

Malabar goby

Giant goby

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

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Yellowstripe goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Clown goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Striped gudgeon

Barred mudskipper

Spotfin river goby

Manson's goby

Speckled goby

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

Clown goby

Goatee croaker

Glossogobius kokius

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Burmese gobyeel

Awaous fluviatilis

Acanthogobius luridus

Maned goby

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Gymnogobius urotaenia

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.

Callogobius seshaiyai

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicydium hildebrandi

Slashcheek goby

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

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Porogobius schlegelii

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Lentipes whittenorum

Banded scat

Orbiculate spade fish

Knipowitschia caucasica

Mugilogobius notospilus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Tropical sand goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

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

Masked shrimpgoby

Sperm goby

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

Four-eyed sleeper

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.

Pearse's mudskipper

Green prigi

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.

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

Asian sleeper

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

Small-scaled terapon

Largesnout goby

Grey goby

Roemer's goby


Threadless blenny

Red-tailed goby

Fat sleeper

Dusky mountain goby

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

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

Japanese river goby

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.

Flat-headed goby

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Pointed-tailed goby

Shadow goby

Calamiana illota

Savalani hairtail

Sicydium fayae

Mexican goby

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

Stenogobius blokzeyli

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

Saddleback silver-biddy

Oxuderces dentatus


Aporos sleeper

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Freshwater grunt

Threadfin goby

Greenback gauvina

Lentipes armatus

Chinese seerfish

Barebreast goby

Eleotris senegalensis

Lrye goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Naniha goby

Freckled hawkfish

Gobionellus occidentalis

Toxotes blythii

Mud skipper

Obscure goby

Lipstick goby

Lutea sleeper

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

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

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Sand fish

Spotted green goby


Glossogobius olivaceus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bearded worm goby

Pacific river goby

Tropical sand goby


Chiseltooth goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

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.

Golden goby

Eyebrow goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Caragobius burmanicus

Crested goby

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Order Pleuronectiformes

Freshwater sole

Mazatlan sole

Javan flounder

Commerson's sole

Longtail sole

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

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.

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

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 .

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.

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

Annandale's guitarfish

Bleeker's whipray

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

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

Order Scorpaeniformes

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

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Sakhalin sculpin


Order Siluriformes

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.

Gray eel-catfish

Malabar patashi

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

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

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

River catfish

Engraved catfish

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

Thinspine sea catfish

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

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

Arius acutirostris

Order Syngnathiformes

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

Barhead pipefish

Banded freshwater pipefish

Northern pipefish

Deocata pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes


Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.