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

Dark moray

Yellow pike conger

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

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.

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.

Order Clupeiformes

Short-hairfin anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

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

Malabar thryssa

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Hamilton's thryssa

Ganges river gizzard shad

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Indian pellona

Bagan anchovy

Slender thryssa

Burmese river shad

Dussumier's thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Malabar sprat

Godavari thryssa

Burmese river gizzard shad


Thai anchovy

Day's round herring

Gautama thryssa

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

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

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.

Aplochiton zebra

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

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

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

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

Aplochiton taeniatus

Order Perciformes

Pacific river 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.

Clown goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Striped gudgeon

Bronze croaker

Stiphodon surrufus

Tubenose blenny

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.

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.

Walking goby

Caragobius burmanicus

Spotted green goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

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

Clown goby

Glossogobius kokius

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.

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.

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicydium hildebrandi

Chin-band goby

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Orangefin ponyfish

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Tropical sand goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Apocryptodon madurensis

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Lentipes whittenorum

Redigobius sapangus

Knipowitschia caucasica

Rhinohorn goby

Bathygobius ostreicola

Tropical sand goby

Mugilogobius notospilus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Sperm goby

Eel worm goby

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.

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Green prigi

Spotfin snouted goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Awaous nigripinnis

Smoothbelly goby

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Bighead goby

Splendid ponyfish

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

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Bengal corvina

Threadless blenny

Red-tailed goby

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

Northern mud gudgeon

Palauan riffle goby

Saddle grunt

Scalycheek goby

Yellowstripe scad

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.

Hasselt's goby

Blackbar goby

Pupilspot goby

Snakehead gudgeon

Flat-headed goby

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Dusky mountain goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

Hemigobius hoevenii

Spotted archerfish

Gymnogobius petschiliensis


Savalani hairtail

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

Bunaka pinguis

Saddleback silver-biddy

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

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Acanthogobius lactipes

Barebreast goby

Black batfish

Lord's goby

Lentipes armatus

Large-mouth goby

Bostrychus africanus

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.

Amoya madraspatensis

Lrye goby

Obscure goby

Lipstick goby

Gobionellus occidentalis

Chinese silver pomfret

Mangrove goby

Freshwater goby

Sicydium cocoensis


Sleeper goby

Canara pearlspot

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

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

Pama croaker

Glossogobius olivaceus

Blue riffle goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Shimofuri goby

Schismatogobius roxasi

Scaleless worm goby

Sandwich Island sleeper

Chiseltooth goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Darter goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Eleotris annobonensis

Crested goby

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Golden goby

Malabar goby

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

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Bryaninops isis

Kaalpens goby

Nematogobius maindroni

Barred mudskipper

Longjaw goby

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Burmese gobyeel

Silver sandfish

Speckled goby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Indonesian goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Spotfin river goby


Bandfin mullet goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

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

Maned goby

Rainbow prigi

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.

Masked shrimpgoby

Goatee croaker

Orbiculate spade fish

Tapiroid grunter

Red-tailed goby

Gobioides sagitta

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

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Porogobius schlegelii

Awaous fluviatilis

Banded scat

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

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Callogobius seshaiyai

Manson's goby

Slashcheek goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Luciogobius pallidus

Sicyopterus fuliag

Celebes goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

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

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Robbermask goby

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Pearse's mudskipper

Leucopsarion petersii

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.

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Acanthogobius luridus


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.

Small-scaled terapon

Hiukole goby

Roemer's goby

Four-eyed sleeper

Asian sleeper

Asian sand goby

Mugilogobius mertoni

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Sharptail goby

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

Istigobius diadema

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.

Oxuderces dentatus

Pointed-tailed goby

Shadow goby

Largesnout goby

Sicydium fayae


Fat sleeper

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

Clinging goby

Freckled hawkfish

Eleotris senegalensis

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Orangespotted goby

Aporos sleeper

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Freshwater grunt

Threadfin 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.

Chinese seerfish

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.

Calamiana illota

Mexican goby

Grey goby

Lutea sleeper

Sicydium salvini

Bearded goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Naniha goby

Toxotes blythii


Greenback gauvina

Yellow fin mojarra

Gymnogobius opperiens

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Japanese river goby

Blotchfin mullet goby

Silhouettea indica

Glass goby

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bearded worm goby


Mud skipper


Sand fish

Yellowstripe goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Giant goby

Eyebrow goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Order Pleuronectiformes

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.

Freshwater sole

Javan flounder

Mazatlan sole

Longtail sole

Commerson's sole

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

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

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 .

Blackedge whipray

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.

Annandale's guitarfish

Banded eagle ray - The banded 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.

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

Norman's shovelnose ray

Order Scorpaeniformes

Tetraroge niger

Leister sculpin

Cottus nozawae


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

Tuberculated flathead

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Sakhalin sculpin

Order Siluriformes

Gray eel-catfish

Arius acutirostris

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

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

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

Flatmouth sea catfish

Goan catfish

Blackfin sea catfish

Giant catfish

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

River catfish

Sagor catfish

Thinspine sea catfish

Indian potasi

Jerdon's mystus

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Sona sea catfish

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

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.

Order Syngnathiformes

Barhead pipefish

Banded freshwater pipefish

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

Deocata pipefish

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

Northern pipefish

Microphis dunckeri

Blue-spotted pipefish

Freshwater pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes

Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.