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

Dark moray

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

Yellow pike conger

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

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.

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 gizzard shad

Thai anchovy

Day's round herring


Indian pellona

Gautama thryssa

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

Malabar thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Hamilton's thryssa

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Bagan anchovy

Slender thryssa

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.

Dussumier's thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Malabar sprat

Burmese river shad

Godavari thryssa

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

Galaxias platei

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

Aplochiton taeniatus

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.

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

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

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.

Order Perciformes

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.

Threadless blenny

Small-scaled terapon

Northern mud gudgeon

Saddle grunt

Largesnout goby


Fat sleeper

Hemigobius hoevenii

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Flat-headed goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Savalani hairtail

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

Shadow goby


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

Clinging goby

Asian sand goby

Sharptail 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.

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

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

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.


Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Lentipes armatus

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Threadfin goby

Black batfish

Large-mouth goby

Manson's goby

Greenback gauvina

Eleotris senegalensis

Orangespotted goby

Sicydium salvini

Naniha goby

Obscure goby

Toxotes blythii

Chinese silver pomfret

Pama croaker

Acanthogobius luridus

Mangrove goby

Sicydium cocoensis

Bearded goby

Freckled hawkfish

Mud skipper

Lutea sleeper

Yellow fin mojarra

Gymnogobius opperiens

Sand fish


Silhouettea indica

Chiseltooth goby

Bearded worm goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Schismatogobius roxasi

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.

Glass goby

Pacific river goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Crested goby

Acanthogobius hasta

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

Barred mudskipper

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Stiphodon surrufus

Nematogobius maindroni

Giant goby

Caragobius burmanicus

Striped gudgeon

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.

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.

Indonesian 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.

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Speckled goby

Clown goby

Silver sandfish

Grey goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Glossogobius kokius

Bumblebee goby - B.

Sicydium hildebrandi

Rainbow prigi

Chin-band goby

Bandfin mullet goby

Maned goby

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Japanese river goby

Porogobius schlegelii

Banded scat

Tapiroid grunter

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

Bathygobius ostreicola

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

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.

Awaous nigripinnis

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Bighead goby

Eel worm goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Gray rockclimbing goby

Luciogobius pallidus

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

Leucopsarion petersii

Yongeichthys thomasi

Pearse's mudskipper

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.

Bengal corvina

Tropical sand goby

Sperm 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.

Hasselt's goby

Blackbar goby

Splendid ponyfish

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.

Apocryptodon madurensis

Roemer's goby

Red-tailed goby

Hiukole goby

Palauan riffle goby

Spotted green goby

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

Bunaka pinguis

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

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Istigobius diadema

Stigmatogobius minima

Mugilogobius mertoni

Spotted archerfish

Oxuderces dentatus

Tropical sand goby

Pointed-tailed goby

Sicydium fayae

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Snakehead gudgeon

Dusky mountain goby

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

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.

Saddleback silver-biddy

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Chinese seerfish

Barebreast goby

Lord's goby

Aporos sleeper

Freshwater grunt

Freshwater goby


Sleeper goby

Lipstick goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby


Lrye goby

Gobionellus occidentalis

Scaleless worm goby

Darter goby

Canara pearlspot

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

Marblecheek sleeper

Blue riffle goby

Blotchfin mullet goby

Shimofuri goby

Parapocryptes serperaster


Sicyopterus japonicus

Pupilspot goby

Bryaninops isis

Kaalpens goby

Sandwich Island sleeper

Glossogobius olivaceus

Amoya madraspatensis

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Malabar goby

Yellowstripe goby

Eyebrow goby

Bronze croaker

Acanthogobius lactipes

Tubenose blenny

Clown goby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Golden goby

Spotfin river goby

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

Burmese gobyeel

Sharptail goby

Walking goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Goatee croaker

Longjaw goby

Awaous fluviatilis

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Lophogobius bleekeri

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.

Orangefin ponyfish

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Redigobius sapangus

Red-tailed goby

Lentipes whittenorum

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Callogobius seshaiyai

Slashcheek 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.

Gobioides sagitta

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Orbiculate spade fish

Mugilogobius notospilus

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

Rhinohorn goby

Sicyopterus fuliag

Knipowitschia caucasica

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

Green prigi

Robbermask goby

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Spotfin snouted goby

Smoothbelly goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Celebes goby

Masked shrimpgoby

Four-eyed sleeper

Asian sleeper

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Order Pleuronectiformes

Javan flounder

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

Commerson's sole

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

Mazatlan sole

Longtail 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.

Blackedge whipray

Annandale's guitarfish

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

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 .

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.

Bleeker's whipray

Order Scorpaeniformes


Sakhalin sculpin

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

Tuberculated flathead

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Order Siluriformes

Flatmouth sea catfish

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

Goan catfish

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

Giant catfish

Arius acutirostris

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.

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

Thinspine sea catfish

Sagor catfish

Indian potasi

Jerdon's mystus

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

Sona sea catfish

Blackfin sea catfish

River catfish

Gray eel-catfish

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Order Syngnathiformes

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

Barhead pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes


Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.