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

Indian pellona

Gautama thryssa

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

Gilchrist's round herring

Malabar thryssa

Southern Burmese gizzard shad

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy


Hamilton's thryssa

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Bagan anchovy

Slender thryssa

Dussumier's thryssa

Burmese river shad

Short-hairfin anchovy

Malabar sprat

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

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Godavari thryssa

Burmese river gizzard shad

Day's round herring

Thai 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

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

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.

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

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

Order Perciformes

Obscure goby

Toxotes blythii

Chinese silver pomfret

Sicydium salvini

Lutea sleeper

Naniha goby

Bearded goby

Yellow fin mojarra

Gymnogobius opperiens

Pama croaker

Mangrove goby

Sicydium cocoensis

Mud skipper

Sand fish


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.

Silhouettea indica

Chiseltooth goby

Bearded worm goby

Glass goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Pacific river goby

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

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Crested goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Giant goby

Stiphodon surrufus

Striped gudgeon

Nematogobius maindroni

Barred mudskipper

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Caragobius burmanicus

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.

Clown goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

Silver sandfish

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.

Glossogobius kokius

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

Masked shrimpgoby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Pseudogobius melanostictus

Sicydium hildebrandi

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Rainbow prigi

Chin-band goby

Bandfin mullet goby

Maned goby

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

Porogobius schlegelii

Banded scat

Bighead goby

Tapiroid grunter

Manson's goby

Bathygobius ostreicola

Awaous nigripinnis

Seargent fish - One of the largest snooks, C.

Gray rockclimbing goby

Tropical sand goby

Luciogobius pallidus

Eel worm goby

Sperm goby

Odontamblyopus tenuis

Bengal corvina

Acanthogobius luridus

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.

Splendid ponyfish

Leucopsarion petersii

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.

Yongeichthys thomasi

Pearse's mudskipper

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

Roemer's goby

Red-tailed goby

Hiukole goby

Palauan riffle 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

Stigmatogobius minima

Dusky mountain goby

Mugilogobius mertoni

Spotted archerfish

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

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Snakehead gudgeon

Istigobius diadema

Sicydium fayae

Stenogobius blokzeyli

Saddleback silver-biddy

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Oxuderces dentatus

Pointed-tailed goby

Freckled hawkfish

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.

Freshwater grunt

Chinese seerfish

Sleeper goby

Barebreast goby

Lord's goby

Aporos sleeper

Grey goby

Freshwater goby


Twoblotch ponyfish

Lipstick goby

Lrye goby

Gobionellus occidentalis

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Canara pearlspot


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

Periophthalmus malaccensis

Japanese river goby

Scaleless worm goby

Marblecheek sleeper

Darter goby


Sicyopterus japonicus

Sandwich Island sleeper

Blue riffle goby

Glossogobius olivaceus

Blotchfin mullet goby

Shimofuri goby

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bryaninops isis

Kaalpens goby

Eyebrow goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Malabar goby

Golden goby

Yellowstripe goby

Clown goby

Bronze croaker

Tubenose blenny

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.

Spotted green goby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Spotfin river goby

Walking goby

Goatee croaker

Belted rockclimbing goby

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

Burmese gobyeel

Longjaw goby

Sharptail goby

Tropical sand goby

Awaous fluviatilis

Apocryptodon madurensis

Orangefin ponyfish

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Slashcheek goby

Gymnogobius urotaenia

Sicyopus auxilimentus


Lophogobius bleekeri

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

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.

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Redigobius sapangus

Red-tailed goby

Orbiculate spade fish

Lentipes whittenorum

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Gobioides sagitta

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Callogobius seshaiyai

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Knipowitschia caucasica

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

Celebes goby

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

Eleotris oxycephala

Flag-tailed glass perchlet

Smoothbelly goby

Asian sleeper

Green prigi

Robbermask goby

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Spotfin snouted goby

Four-eyed sleeper

Northern mud gudgeon

Saddle grunt

Yellowstripe scad

Fat sleeper

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

Pupilspot goby


Largesnout goby

Flat-headed goby

Sharptail goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Hemigobius hoevenii

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Asian sand goby

Clinging goby

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

Savalani hairtail

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.

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

Shadow goby


Acanthogobius lactipes

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

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

Large-mouth goby

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Eleotris senegalensis

Lentipes armatus

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Orangespotted goby

Threadfin goby

Black batfish

Amoya madraspatensis

Greenback gauvina

Order Pleuronectiformes

Javan flounder

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.

Longtail sole

Freshwater sole

Commerson's sole

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

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

Blackedge whipray

Annandale's guitarfish

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.

Norman's shovelnose ray

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 .

Order Scorpaeniformes

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

Tetraroge niger

Leister sculpin

Cottus nozawae

Tuberculated flathead

Japanese fluvial sculpin


Sakhalin sculpin

Order Siluriformes

Goan catfish

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

Giant catfish

Arius acutirostris

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

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

Gray eel-catfish

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Flatmouth sea catfish

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

Order Syngnathiformes

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

Banded freshwater pipefish

Northern pipefish

Order Tetraodontiformes


Xenopterus naritus - Xenopterus naritus is a genus of Tetraodontidae.