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 longtailed sand-eel

Slender giant moray - The slender giant moray or gangetic moray, Strophidon sathete, is the longest member of the family of moray eels.

Yellow pike conger

Dark moray

Indian 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

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.

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.

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Godavari thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Malabar sprat

Ganges river gizzard shad


Indian pellona

Bagan anchovy

Gautama thryssa

Day's round herring

Burmese river shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Malabar thryssa

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Burmese river gizzard shad

Deep-bodied herring

Thai anchovy

Hamilton's thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Slender thryssa

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

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

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

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.

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

Galaxias platei

Aplochiton taeniatus

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.

Tasmanian mudfish - N.

Aplochiton zebra

Order Perciformes

Bronze croaker

Stiphodon surrufus

Saddleback silver-biddy

Striped gudgeon

Barred mudskipper

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.

Clown goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby


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

Clown goby

Sleeper goby

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.

Burmese gobyeel

Glossogobius kokius

Parapocryptes rictuosus

Freshwater goby

Speckled goby

Pupilspot goby

Maned goby

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.

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Scaleless worm goby

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicydium hildebrandi

Chin-band goby

Lrye goby

Canara pearlspot

Porogobius schlegelii

Marblecheek sleeper

Lentipes whittenorum

Banded scat

Darter goby

Acanthogobius lactipes

Kaalpens goby

Mugilogobius notospilus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Sandwich Island sleeper

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

Sperm goby

Bryaninops isis

Knipowitschia caucasica

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.

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.

Pearse's mudskipper

Masked shrimpgoby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Eleotris annobonensis

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.

Spotfin river goby

Roemer's goby

Threadless blenny

Red-tailed goby

Northern mud gudgeon

Palauan riffle goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

Dusky mountain goby

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

Awaous fluviatilis

Hemigobius hoevenii

Flat-headed goby

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Goatee croaker

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

Shadow goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Pointed-tailed goby

Acentrogobius cyanomos


Callogobius seshaiyai

Slashcheek goby


Broadbanded cardinalfish

Threadfin goby

Freshwater grunt

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Lentipes armatus

Chinese seerfish

Barebreast goby

Orbiculate spade fish

Toxotes blythii

Gobionellus occidentalis

Four-eyed sleeper

Obscure goby

Lipstick goby

Eleotris oxycephala

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Asian sleeper

Pama croaker

Gangetic silvery-biddy

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

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Freckled hawkfish

Largesnout goby



Chiseltooth goby

Sicyopterus japonicus

Fat sleeper

Blue riffle goby

Bearded worm goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Parapocryptes serperaster

Manson's goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Golden goby

Eyebrow 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.

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

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.

Crested goby

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Malabar goby

Asian sand goby

Nematogobius maindroni

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

Tubenose blenny

Calamiana illota

Mexican goby

Acanthogobius luridus

Silver sandfish

Walking goby

Indonesian goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Eleotris senegalensis

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.

Longjaw goby

Greenback gauvina

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

Mud skipper

Rainbow prigi

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Bandfin mullet goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Lutea sleeper

Yellow fin mojarra

Gobioides sagitta

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Sand fish

Redigobius sapangus


Tapiroid grunter

Red-tailed goby

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

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

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.

Luciogobius pallidus

Sicyopterus fuliag

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.

Odontamblyopus tenuis

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

Eel worm goby

Celebes goby

Pacific river goby

Rhinohorn goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Spotfin snouted goby

Leucopsarion petersii

Smoothbelly goby

Robbermask goby

Grey goby

Apocryptodon madurensis

Caragobius burmanicus

Saddle grunt

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Hiukole goby

Yellowstripe scad

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.

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.

Japanese river goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Spotted archerfish

Sharptail goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Istigobius diadema

Mugilogobius mertoni

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

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

Clinging 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.


Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Bathygobius ostreicola

Lord's goby

Orangespotted goby

Black batfish

Awaous nigripinnis

Large-mouth goby

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Bighead goby

Aporos sleeper

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Spotted green goby

Tropical sand goby

Bearded goby

Chinese silver pomfret

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.

Sicydium salvini

Bengal corvina

Twoblotch ponyfish

Naniha goby

Blackbar goby

Splendid ponyfish

Gymnogobius opperiens

Mangrove goby

Hasselt's goby


Sicydium cocoensis

Tropical sand goby

Shimofuri goby

Glass goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Bunaka pinguis

Schismatogobius roxasi

Blotchfin mullet goby

Silhouettea indica

Amoya madraspatensis

Giant goby

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

Bostrychus africanus

Yellowstripe goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Snakehead gudgeon

Order Pleuronectiformes

Commerson's sole

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

Longtail sole

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.

Freshwater sole

Javan flounder

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

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 .

Bleeker's 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.

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

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

Blackedge whipray

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

Order Scorpaeniformes

Japanese fluvial sculpin


Tuberculated flathead

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

Sakhalin sculpin

Tetraroge niger

Cottus nozawae

Leister sculpin

Order Siluriformes

Blackfin sea catfish

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

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

Thinspine sea catfish

River catfish

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

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Goan catfish

Giant catfish

Gray eel-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.

Sagor catfish

Indian potasi

Arius acutirostris

Jerdon's mystus

Flatmouth sea catfish

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

Sona sea catfish

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

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.