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

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Indian pellona

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.

Aplochiton taeniatus

Galaxias platei

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.

Aplochiton zebra

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.

Order Perciformes

Bronze croaker

Stiphodon surrufus

Spotfin river goby

Striped gudgeon

Barred mudskipper

Clown goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Goatee croaker

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

Clown goby

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.

Awaous fluviatilis

Burmese gobyeel

Glossogobius kokius

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Speckled goby

Freckled hawkfish

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Maned goby

Callogobius seshaiyai

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

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Slashcheek goby

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicydium hildebrandi


Chin-band goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Porogobius schlegelii

Lentipes whittenorum

Banded scat

Orbiculate spade fish

Grey goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Mugilogobius notospilus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Four-eyed sleeper

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

Sperm goby

Knipowitschia caucasica

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.

Japanese river goby

Asian sleeper

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

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Oxyurichthys formosanus

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

Largesnout goby

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.


Roemer's goby

Fat sleeper

Threadless blenny

Red-tailed goby

Northern mud gudgeon

Palauan riffle goby

Asian sand goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

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

Dusky mountain goby

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

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.

Hemigobius hoevenii

Flat-headed goby

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Mexican goby

Savalani hairtail

Sicydium fayae

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.

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

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

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Calamiana illota

Shadow goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Pointed-tailed goby

Spotted green goby

Greenback gauvina

Threadfin goby

Freshwater grunt

Lentipes armatus

Chinese seerfish

Eleotris senegalensis

Barebreast goby

Tropical sand goby

Apocryptodon madurensis

Mud skipper

Toxotes blythii

Gobionellus occidentalis

Lutea sleeper

Obscure goby

Lipstick goby

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Yellow fin mojarra

Pama croaker

Sand fish

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

Periophthalmus malaccensis



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.

Chiseltooth goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Blue riffle goby

Pacific river goby

Bearded worm goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Acanthogobius hasta

Golden goby

Eyebrow goby

Caragobius burmanicus

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Crested goby

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Malabar goby

Nematogobius maindroni

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Tubenose blenny

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.

Pupilspot goby

Silver sandfish

Walking goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Indonesian goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

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

Acanthogobius lactipes

Bathygobius ostreicola

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

Rainbow prigi

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Bandfin mullet goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Awaous nigripinnis

Gobioides sagitta

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Redigobius sapangus

Bighead goby

Tapiroid grunter

Red-tailed goby

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

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Amoya madraspatensis

Bengal corvina

Luciogobius pallidus

Sicyopterus fuliag

Tropical sand goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

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

Scalycheek goby

Eel worm goby

Celebes 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.

Rhinohorn goby

Hasselt's goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Spotfin snouted goby

Blackbar goby

Leucopsarion petersii

Smoothbelly goby

Splendid ponyfish

Robbermask goby

Bunaka pinguis

Saddle grunt

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.

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Bostrychus africanus

Spotted archerfish

Sharptail goby

Istigobius diadema

Snakehead gudgeon

Mugilogobius mertoni

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

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.

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

Clinging goby

Saddleback silver-biddy

Oxuderces dentatus

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.


Freshwater goby

Lord's goby

Orangespotted goby

Black batfish


Large-mouth goby

Sleeper goby

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Aporos sleeper

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Masked shrimpgoby

Bearded goby

Chinese silver pomfret

Scaleless worm goby

Sicydium salvini

Lrye goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Naniha goby

Canara pearlspot

Marblecheek sleeper

Gymnogobius opperiens

Mangrove goby

Darter goby


Sicydium cocoensis

Manson's goby

Bryaninops isis

Shimofuri goby

Glass goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Kaalpens goby

Schismatogobius roxasi

Sandwich Island sleeper

Blotchfin mullet goby

Silhouettea indica

Acanthogobius luridus


Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Giant goby

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

Eleotris annobonensis

Yellowstripe goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Order Pleuronectiformes

Commerson's 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.

Mazatlan sole

Freshwater sole

Longtail 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

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

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 .

Banded eagle ray - The banded 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

Engraved catfish

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

Thinspine sea catfish

Cochlefelis burmanica

Assamese batasio

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.

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

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.