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.

Indian pike conger

Indian longtailed sand-eel

Dark moray

Order Aulopiformes


Order Batrachoidiformes


Order Beloniformes

Japanese halfbeak

Short-nosed river-garfish

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


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

Malabar sprat

Burmese river shad

Godavari thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Thai anchovy

Burmese river gizzard shad

Day's round herring

Gautama thryssa


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

Deep-bodied herring

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Hamilton's thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Bagan anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Indian pellona

Slender thryssa

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Dussumier's 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

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.

Aplochiton zebra

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

Galaxias platei

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.

Aplochiton taeniatus

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.

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Order Perciformes

Clown goby

Bronze croaker

Tubenose blenny

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.

Scaleless worm goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Longjaw goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Silver sandfish

Walking goby

Darter goby

Goatee croaker

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

Red-tailed goby

Sharptail goby

Manson's goby

Slashcheek goby

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicyopterus fuliag


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

Amoya madraspatensis

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

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

Bryaninops isis

Rainbow prigi

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Kaalpens goby

Orbiculate spade fish

Acanthogobius luridus

Robbermask goby

Gobioides sagitta

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Redigobius sapangus

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Small-scaled terapon

Spotfin river goby

Rhinohorn goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Mugilogobius notospilus

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.

Celebes goby

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Spotfin snouted goby

Leucopsarion petersii

Smoothbelly goby

Asian sleeper

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Awaous fluviatilis

Fat sleeper

Threadless blenny

Clinging goby

Northern mud gudgeon

Saddle grunt

Shadow goby

Hiukole goby

Yellowstripe scad

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Callogobius seshaiyai

Istigobius diadema

Flat-headed goby

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Asian sand goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Sharptail goby

Threadfin goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

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.


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

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.

Grey goby

Naniha goby

Masked shrimpgoby

Toxotes blythii

Four-eyed sleeper

Sicydium salvini

Eleotris senegalensis

Japanese river goby

Orangespotted goby

Black batfish

Large-mouth goby

Lutea sleeper

Obscure goby

Silhouettea indica

Bearded goby

Chinese silver pomfret

Bearded worm goby

Largesnout goby


Gymnogobius opperiens

Mangrove goby


Sicydium cocoensis

Yellow fin mojarra

Pama croaker

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.

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Acanthogobius hasta

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

Stiphodon surrufus


Glass goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Calamiana illota

Schismatogobius roxasi

Mexican 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.

Chiseltooth goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Spotted green goby

Crested goby

Clown 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.

Giant goby

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

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.

Greenback gauvina

Nematogobius maindroni

Tropical sand goby

Striped gudgeon

Barred mudskipper

Sicydium hildebrandi

Chin-band goby

Freckled hawkfish

Mud skipper

Glossogobius kokius

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Sand fish

Speckled goby


Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Indonesian goby

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Bandfin mullet goby

Gray rockclimbing goby

Maned goby

Eel worm goby

Pacific river goby

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Bighead goby

Tapiroid grunter

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

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

Porogobius schlegelii

Yongeichthys thomasi

Lentipes whittenorum

Banded scat

Caragobius burmanicus

Sperm goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Knipowitschia caucasica

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.

Bengal corvina

Luciogobius pallidus

Red-tailed goby

Tropical sand goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Palauan riffle goby

Splendid ponyfish

Pupilspot 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.

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.

Stigmatogobius minima

Spotted archerfish

Bumblebee goby - B.

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Acanthogobius lactipes

Stenogobius blokzeyli

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

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.

Bathygobius ostreicola

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Snakehead gudgeon

Mugilogobius mertoni

Barebreast goby

Dusky mountain goby

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

Lord's goby

Awaous nigripinnis

Hemigobius hoevenii

Saddleback silver-biddy

Oxuderces dentatus

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Pointed-tailed goby

Savalani hairtail

Sicydium fayae

Scalycheek 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.

Lipstick goby

Sleeper goby

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Aporos sleeper

Apocryptodon madurensis

Freshwater grunt

Hasselt's goby

Lentipes armatus

Chinese seerfish

Blackbar goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Lrye goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Blue riffle goby

Gobionellus occidentalis

Shimofuri goby

Bunaka pinguis

Canara pearlspot

Acentrogobius cyanomos

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

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Bostrychus africanus

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Malabar goby

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Sandwich Island sleeper

Blotchfin mullet goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Parapocryptes serperaster


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.

Eleotris annobonensis

Yellowstripe goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Golden goby

Eyebrow goby

Burmese gobyeel

Freshwater goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma


Order Pleuronectiformes

Commerson's sole

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

Longtail sole

Javan flounder

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.

Catathyridium garmani

Freshwater sole

Mazatlan sole

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

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.

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.

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.

Norman's shovelnose ray

Blackedge whipray

Order Scorpaeniformes

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

Japanese fluvial sculpin


Sakhalin sculpin

Tetraroge niger

Leister sculpin

Cottus nozawae

Tuberculated flathead

Order Siluriformes

Blackfin sea catfish

Gray eel-catfish

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

Sagor catfish

River catfish

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

Flatmouth sea catfish

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Sona sea catfish

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

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

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

Arius acutirostris

Thinspine sea catfish

Indian potasi

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.

Jerdon's mystus

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

Order Syngnathiformes

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

Barhead pipefish

Northern pipefish

Blue-spotted pipefish

Deocata pipefish

Freshwater pipefish

Banded freshwater pipefish

Microphis dunckeri

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

Order Tetraodontiformes

Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.