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

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

Burmese river shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Day's round herring

Burmese river gizzard shad

Hamilton's thryssa

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Bagan anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

Slender thryssa

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.

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Godavari thryssa


Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Thai anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Indian pellona

Gautama thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Malabar sprat

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.

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

Galaxias platei

Aplochiton zebra

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

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.

Aplochiton taeniatus

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

Order Perciformes

Nematogobius maindroni

Tropical sand goby

Bronze croaker

Stiphodon surrufus

Tubenose blenny

Apocryptodon madurensis

Callogobius seshaiyai

Slashcheek goby

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Silver sandfish

Walking goby

Indonesian goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

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.

Orbiculate spade fish

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.


Chin-band goby

Eleotris oxycephala

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

Bandfin mullet goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Four-eyed sleeper

Asian sleeper

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Gobioides sagitta

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Redigobius sapangus

Tapiroid grunter

Red-tailed goby

Luciogobius pallidus

Sicyopterus fuliag

Largesnout goby


Fat sleeper

Celebes goby

Eel worm goby

Rhinohorn goby

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Spotfin snouted goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Leucopsarion petersii

Smoothbelly goby

Robbermask goby

Pupilspot goby

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Oxyurichthys formosanus

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

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.

Mexican goby

Acanthogobius lactipes

Northern mud gudgeon

Palauan riffle goby

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

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.

Calamiana illota

Mugilogobius mertoni

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Greenback gauvina

Asian sand goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

Eleotris senegalensis

Sharptail goby

Spotted archerfish

Istigobius diadema

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

Clinging goby

Amoya madraspatensis

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.


Mud skipper

Lutea sleeper

Orangespotted goby

Black batfish

Lord's goby

Large-mouth goby

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Sand fish


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.

Bearded goby

Chinese silver pomfret

Sicydium salvini

Pacific river goby


Sicydium cocoensis

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Yellow fin mojarra

Pama croaker

Gymnogobius opperiens

Mangrove goby

Caragobius burmanicus

Glass goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Shimofuri goby

Schismatogobius roxasi

Blotchfin mullet goby

Silhouettea indica

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.

Blue riffle goby

Malabar goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Giant goby

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

Yellowstripe goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Clown goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Masked shrimpgoby

Striped gudgeon

Barred mudskipper

Bathygobius ostreicola

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Speckled goby

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

Clown goby

Awaous nigripinnis

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Bighead goby

Glossogobius kokius

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Burmese gobyeel

Manson's goby

Bengal corvina

Maned goby

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.

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicydium hildebrandi

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.

Hasselt's goby

Blackbar goby

Acanthogobius luridus

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

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Splendid ponyfish

Porogobius schlegelii

Lentipes whittenorum

Banded scat


Knipowitschia caucasica

Mugilogobius notospilus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Bunaka pinguis

Tropical sand goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

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

Sperm goby

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

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.

Bostrychus africanus

Snakehead gudgeon

Freckled hawkfish

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

Roemer's goby

Threadless blenny

Red-tailed 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.

Freshwater goby


Sleeper goby

Dusky mountain goby

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

Hemigobius hoevenii

Flat-headed goby

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Pointed-tailed goby

Shadow goby

Savalani hairtail

Sicydium fayae

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

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Grey goby

Saddleback silver-biddy

Oxuderces dentatus

Scaleless worm goby

Aporos sleeper

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Canara pearlspot

Freshwater grunt

Threadfin goby

Lentipes armatus

Chinese seerfish

Barebreast goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Darter goby

Japanese river goby

Kaalpens goby

Lrye goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Naniha goby

Sandwich Island sleeper

Gobionellus occidentalis

Toxotes blythii

Obscure goby

Lipstick goby

Bryaninops isis

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

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

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Glossogobius olivaceus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bearded worm goby


Chiseltooth goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Spotfin river 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.

Spotted green goby

Goatee croaker

Golden goby

Eyebrow goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Crested goby

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Awaous fluviatilis

Order Pleuronectiformes

Freshwater sole

Mazatlan sole

Catathyridium garmani

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.

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

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 .

Annandale's guitarfish

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

Bleeker's whipray

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.

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

Tuberculated flathead

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

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Tetraroge niger

Sakhalin sculpin

Cottus nozawae

Leister sculpin


Order Siluriformes

Gray eel-catfish

Malabar patashi

Cochlefelis burmanica

Assamese batasio

Sagor catfish

Indian potasi

Jerdon's mystus

Flatmouth sea catfish

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

Sona sea catfish

Arius acutirostris

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

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

Engraved catfish

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

Thinspine sea catfish

Blackfin 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.

River catfish

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.