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

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.

Indian longtailed sand-eel

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.

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.

Order Clupeiformes

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.

Bagan anchovy

Gilchrist's round herring

Deep-bodied herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Godavari thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Indian pellona

Gautama thryssa

Thai anchovy


Burmese river shad

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Malabar sprat

Burmese river gizzard shad

Hamilton's thryssa

Day's round herring

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Slender 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

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

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

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.

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 taeniatus

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

Galaxias platei

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Aplochiton zebra

Order Perciformes

Bronze croaker

Striped gudgeon

Lipstick goby

Clown goby

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Amoya madraspatensis

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.

Bryaninops isis

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

Sharptail goby

Glossogobius kokius

Burmese gobyeel


Sicyopterus japonicus

Blue riffle goby

Parapocryptes serperaster

Caragobius burmanicus

Boddart's goggle-eyed 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.

Spotfin river goby

Gymnogobius urotaenia

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

Eyebrow goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Lentipes whittenorum

Malabar goby

Tubenose blenny

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Awaous fluviatilis

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Mugilogobius notospilus

Sperm goby

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

Knipowitschia caucasica

Walking goby

Green prigi

Belted rockclimbing 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.

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Bighead goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Orangefin ponyfish

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

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Threadless blenny

Northern mud gudgeon

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Redigobius sapangus

Red-tailed 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.

Masked shrimpgoby

Bengal corvina

Four-eyed sleeper

Tropical sand goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Dusky mountain goby

Blackbar goby

Hemigobius hoevenii

Splendid ponyfish

Flat-headed goby

Sicyopterus fuliag

Savalani hairtail

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

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

Rhinohorn goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Shadow goby

Spotfin snouted goby

Smoothbelly goby

Robbermask goby

Manson's goby

Largesnout goby

Threadfin goby

Lentipes armatus

Saddle grunt

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.

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

Snakehead gudgeon

Acanthogobius luridus

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.


Gobionellus occidentalis

Toxotes blythii

Calamiana illota

Saddleback silver-biddy

Obscure goby

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Pama croaker

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

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

Clinging goby



Sleeper goby

Greenback gauvina

Chiseltooth goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Bearded worm goby

Black batfish

Large-mouth goby

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Lrye goby

Scaleless worm goby

Freckled hawkfish

Mud skipper

Golden goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Darter goby

Sand fish

Canara pearlspot

Crested goby

Naniha goby

Nematogobius maindroni

Chinese silver pomfret

Sicydium salvini

Sicydium cocoensis

Mangrove goby

Grey goby

Kaalpens goby

Pacific river goby

Sandwich Island sleeper

Silver sandfish

Indonesian goby

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.

Bluecheek silver grunt

Schismatogobius roxasi

Silhouettea indica

Japanese river goby

Eleotris annobonensis

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

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Rainbow prigi

Bandfin mullet goby

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

Gobioides sagitta

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Tapiroid grunter

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

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Stiphodon surrufus

Barred mudskipper

Goatee croaker

Bumblebee goby - B.

Luciogobius pallidus

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Celebes goby

Eel worm goby

Speckled goby

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Yongeichthys thomasi

Clown goby

Leucopsarion petersii

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.

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Callogobius seshaiyai

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.

Slashcheek goby

Bathygobius ostreicola


Orbiculate spade fish

Spotted green goby

Awaous nigripinnis

Maned goby

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Sicydium hildebrandi

Hiukole goby

Chin-band goby

Porogobius schlegelii

Banded scat

Scalycheek goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Tropical sand goby

Apocryptodon madurensis

Sharptail goby

Spotted archerfish

Asian sleeper

Hasselt's goby

Istigobius diadema

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Mugilogobius mertoni

Gray rockclimbing goby

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.

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.

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


Fat sleeper

Bunaka pinguis

Orangespotted goby

Lord's goby

Aporos sleeper

Roemer's goby

Red-tailed goby

Palauan riffle goby

Bostrychus africanus

Asian sand goby

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.

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Bearded goby

Mexican goby

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

Twoblotch ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

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

Gymnogobius opperiens

Finetooth rockclimbing goby


Sicydium fayae

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Pointed-tailed goby

Pupilspot goby

Freshwater goby

Eleotris senegalensis

Glass goby

Shimofuri goby

Blotchfin mullet goby

Freshwater grunt

Chinese seerfish

Barebreast goby

Lutea sleeper

Acanthogobius lactipes


Giant goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Yellow fin mojarra

Yellowstripe goby

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.

Commerson's sole

Mazatlan sole

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

Longtail sole

Javan flounder

Freshwater 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

Norman's shovelnose ray

Bleeker's whipray

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

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.

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

Annandale's guitarfish

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.

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


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

Tetraroge niger

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Sakhalin sculpin

Order Siluriformes

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

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

Gray eel-catfish

Assamese batasio

Flatmouth sea catfish

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

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

Arius acutirostris

River catfish

Mahanadi rita - Rita chrysea 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.

Sagor catfish

Indian potasi

Jerdon's mystus

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

Cochlefelis burmanica

Thinspine sea catfish

Sona sea catfish

Blackfin sea catfish

Order Syngnathiformes

Barhead pipefish

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

Order Tetraodontiformes


Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.