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

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

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.

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

Dussumier's thryssa

Burmese river shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

Malabar thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Gilchrist's round herring

Godavari thryssa

Burmese river gizzard shad


Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Thai anchovy

Gautama thryssa

Slender thryssa

Neglected grenadier 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 sprat

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Day's round herring

Hamilton's thryssa

Ganges river gizzard shad

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Indian pellona

Bagan anchovy

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

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.

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Aplochiton taeniatus

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

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.

Order Perciformes

Striped gudgeon

Barred mudskipper

Tubenose blenny

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.

Nematogobius maindroni

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Belted rockclimbing goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Indonesian goby

Burmese gobyeel

Glossogobius kokius

Parapocryptes rictuosus

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.

Bumblebee goby - B.

Longjaw goby

Walking goby

Silver sandfish

Orangefin ponyfish

Bathygobius ostreicola

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

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Rainbow prigi

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Bandfin mullet goby

Masked shrimpgoby

Maned goby

Redigobius sapangus

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Red-tailed goby

Bighead goby

Tapiroid grunter

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

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

Manson's goby

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

Tropical sand goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Largesnout goby

Rhinohorn 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.

Sicyopterus fuliag

Bengal corvina

Luciogobius pallidus

Smoothbelly goby

Blackbar goby

Leucopsarion petersii

Robbermask 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.

Pearse's mudskipper

Spotfin snouted goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Hasselt's goby

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Acanthogobius luridus

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

Saddle grunt

Bunaka pinguis

Yellowstripe scad

Hiukole goby

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.


Small-scaled terapon

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

Dusky mountain goby

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

Spotted archerfish

Bostrychus africanus

Sharptail goby

Istigobius diadema

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Snakehead gudgeon

Mugilogobius mertoni

Clinging goby

Saddleback silver-biddy

Oxuderces dentatus

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

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.

Freckled hawkfish

Large-mouth goby


Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Sleeper goby

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Aporos sleeper

Sand fish

Pacific river goby

Scaleless worm goby

Sicydium salvini

Grey goby

Naniha goby

Lrye goby

Twoblotch ponyfish

Canara pearlspot

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

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Mangrove goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Gymnogobius opperiens

Sicydium cocoensis

Darter goby


Japanese river goby

Schismatogobius roxasi

Kaalpens goby

Silhouettea indica

Sandwich Island sleeper

Blotchfin mullet goby

Bearded worm goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bluecheek silver grunt

Shimofuri goby

Bryaninops isis

Glass goby

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

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Giant goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Yellowstripe goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Golden goby

Eyebrow goby

Stiphodon surrufus

Bronze croaker

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Clown 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.

Clown goby

Goatee croaker

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

Spotted green 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.

Sharptail goby

Awaous nigripinnis

Speckled goby

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.

Callogobius seshaiyai

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Sicydium hildebrandi

Slashcheek goby

Lophogobius bleekeri

Tropical sand goby

Chin-band goby


Scalycheek goby

Porogobius schlegelii

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Banded scat

Lentipes whittenorum

Orbiculate spade fish

Apocryptodon madurensis

Gobioides sagitta

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Mugilogobius notospilus

Eel worm goby

Celebes goby

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

Four-eyed sleeper

Sperm goby

Knipowitschia caucasica

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.

Green prigi

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

Asian sleeper

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Roemer's goby


Red-tailed goby

Fat sleeper

Threadless blenny

Palauan riffle goby

Northern mud gudgeon

Freshwater 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.

Hemigobius hoevenii

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Flat-headed goby

Pupilspot goby

Stigmatogobius minima

Asian sand goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Sicydium fayae

Mexican goby

Savalani hairtail

Stenogobius blokzeyli

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.

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

Shadow goby

Calamiana illota

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Acanthogobius lactipes

Freshwater grunt

Threadfin goby

Greenback gauvina

Chinese seerfish

Lentipes armatus

Barebreast goby

Eleotris senegalensis

Lord's goby

Orangespotted goby

Black batfish

Toxotes blythii

Mud skipper

Gobionellus occidentalis

Lipstick goby

Lutea sleeper

Obscure goby

Amoya madraspatensis

Bearded goby

Chinese silver pomfret

Yellow fin mojarra

Pama croaker


Yellowtail rockclimbing goby


Sicyopterus japonicus

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

Blue riffle goby

Spotfin river goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Caragobius burmanicus

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Crested goby

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Malabar goby

Awaous fluviatilis

Order Pleuronectiformes

Longtail sole

Commerson's sole

Freshwater sole

Javan flounder

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

Catathyridium garmani

Mazatlan sole

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.

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.

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 .

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.

Tuberculated flathead

Cottus nozawae

Leister sculpin

Japanese fluvial sculpin

Tetraroge niger

Sakhalin sculpin


Order Siluriformes

Gray eel-catfish

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

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.

River catfish

Malabar patashi

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

Engraved catfish

Thinspine sea catfish

Cochlefelis burmanica

Blackfin sea catfish

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

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

Order Syngnathiformes

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

Northern pipefish

Microphis dunckeri

Blue-spotted pipefish

Freshwater pipefish

Barhead pipefish

Banded freshwater pipefish

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

Deocata pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes


Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.