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

Indian longtailed sand-eel

Dark moray

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.

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

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.

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.

Order Clupeiformes

Deep-bodied herring

Gautama thryssa

Bagan anchovy

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Short-hairfin anchovy

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

Malabar thryssa

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Hamilton's thryssa

Thai anchovy

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Malabar sprat

Indian pellona

Slender thryssa

Dussumier's thryssa

Burmese river shad

Day's round herring

Gilchrist's round herring

Godavari thryssa


Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Burmese river gizzard shad

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

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.

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 zebra

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.

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.

Order Perciformes

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Toxotes blythii

Lipstick goby

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.

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Black batfish

Gymnogobius opperiens

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper


Bumblebee goby - B.


Bearded worm goby

Manson's goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Obscure goby

Blue riffle goby

Lrye goby

Chinese silver pomfret

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

Mangrove goby

Pama croaker

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

Glass goby

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Awaous nigripinnis

Acanthogobius hasta

Acanthogobius luridus

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Malabar goby

Bighead goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Bluecheek silver grunt

Giant goby

Bengal corvina

Clown goby

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.

Walking goby

Hasselt's 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.

Belted rockclimbing goby

Blackbar goby

Golden goby

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

Splendid ponyfish

Apocryptodon madurensis

Nematogobius maindroni

Barred mudskipper

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

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Bunaka pinguis

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Redigobius sapangus

Red-tailed goby

Indonesian goby

Lophogobius bleekeri

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Snakehead gudgeon

Lentipes whittenorum

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Bostrychus africanus

Grey goby

Sicyopterus fuliag

Bandfin mullet 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.

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


Maned goby

Rhinohorn goby

Eel worm goby

Smoothbelly goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Robbermask goby

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

Gobioides sagitta

Porogobius schlegelii

Sperm goby

Knipowitschia caucasica

Freshwater goby

Japanese river goby


Sleeper goby

Green prigi

Celebes 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.

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Pearse's mudskipper

Threadless blenny

Scaleless worm goby

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Darter goby

Canara pearlspot

Marblecheek sleeper

Spotted archerfish

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

Clinging goby

Hemigobius hoevenii

Flat-headed goby

Bryaninops isis

Kaalpens goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Sandwich Island sleeper

Savalani hairtail

Amoya madraspatensis

Large-mouth goby

Lord's goby

Spotted green goby

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Mugilogobius mertoni

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Asian sand goby

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

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.

Pointed-tailed goby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Lentipes armatus

Spotfin river goby

Tropical sand goby

Sicydium salvini

Naniha goby

Sicydium cocoensis

Aporos sleeper

Orangespotted goby

Freshwater grunt

Gobionellus occidentalis

Goatee croaker

Awaous fluviatilis

Schismatogobius roxasi

Shimofuri goby

Silhouettea indica

Twoblotch ponyfish

Bearded goby

Yellow fin mojarra

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Callogobius seshaiyai

Slashcheek goby

Chiseltooth goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Orbiculate spade fish

Blotchfin mullet goby

Stiphodon surrufus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Crested goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Masked shrimpgoby

Four-eyed sleeper

Speckled goby

Burmese gobyeel

Pupilspot goby

Clown goby

Yellowstripe 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.

Eyebrow goby

Asian sleeper

Bronze croaker

Striped gudgeon

Tubenose blenny

Longjaw goby

Silver sandfish

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Largesnout goby

Acanthogobius lactipes

Sicydium hildebrandi


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.

Chin-band goby

Fat sleeper

Glossogobius kokius

Banded scat

Sharptail goby

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

Rainbow prigi

Tapiroid grunter

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.

Calamiana illota

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

Gray rockclimbing goby

Mexican goby

Orangefin ponyfish

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


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.

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Luciogobius pallidus

Greenback gauvina

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Eleotris senegalensis

Leucopsarion petersii

Roemer's goby

Small-scaled terapon

Red-tailed goby

Mugilogobius notospilus

Palauan riffle goby

Tropical sand goby

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.

Spotfin snouted goby

Hiukole goby

Freckled hawkfish

Mud skipper

Lutea sleeper

Stigmatogobius minima

Sand fish

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Finetooth rockclimbing goby


Sicydium fayae

Shadow goby

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Northern mud gudgeon

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

Saddle grunt

Sharptail goby

Istigobius diadema

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.

Chinese seerfish

Threadfin goby

Barebreast goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Dusky mountain goby

Saddleback silver-biddy


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

Caragobius burmanicus

Order Pleuronectiformes

Freshwater sole

Javan flounder

Longtail sole

Commerson's sole

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

Mazatlan sole

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

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

Norman's shovelnose ray

Bleeker's whipray

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.

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.

Blackedge whipray

Annandale's guitarfish

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 .

Order Scorpaeniformes


Tuberculated flathead

Cottus nozawae

Leister sculpin

Tetraroge niger

Japanese fluvial sculpin

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

Sakhalin sculpin

Order Siluriformes

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

Sona sea catfish

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.

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

Thinspine sea catfish

Indian potasi

Blackfin sea catfish

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

Jerdon's mystus

River catfish

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

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Gray eel-catfish

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

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

Sagor catfish

Flatmouth sea catfish

Arius acutirostris

Order Syngnathiformes

Freshwater pipefish

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

Order Tetraodontiformes

Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.