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

Indian longtailed sand-eel

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.

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

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

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

Short-hairfin anchovy

Deep-bodied herring

Dussumier's thryssa

Goldspotted grenadier anchovy

Gilchrist's round herring

Southern Burmese gizzard shad


Godavari thryssa

Reynald's grenadier anchovy

Thai anchovy

Ganges river gizzard shad

Gautama thryssa

Neglected grenadier anchovy

Burmese river shad

Malabar sprat

Malabar thryssa

Burmese river gizzard shad

Day's round herring

Hamilton's thryssa

Indian pellona

Ramcarat grenadier anchovy

Bagan anchovy

Slender 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

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.

Aplochiton taeniatus

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.

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.

Aplochiton zebra

Galaxias platei

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

Order Perciformes

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

Barred mudskipper

Striped gudgeon

Largesnout goby


Parapocryptes rictuosus

Burmese gobyeel

Glossogobius kokius

Speckled goby

Spotted green goby

Silver sandfish

Walking goby

Indonesian goby

Belted rockclimbing goby

Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper

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.

Rainbow prigi

Rhyacichthys guilberti

Bandfin mullet goby

Sicyopus auxilimentus

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper

Maned 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.

Gymnogobius urotaenia


Tropical sand goby

Calamiana illota

Tapiroid grunter

Red-tailed goby

Bighead goby

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

Stiphodon percnopterygionus

Porogobius schlegelii

Greenback gauvina

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

Sperm goby

Luciogobius pallidus

Sicyopterus fuliag

Bengal corvina

Odontamblyopus tenuis

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

Tropical sand goby

Robbermask goby

Splendid ponyfish

Pearse's mudskipper

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.

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

Leucopsarion petersii

Smoothbelly goby

Blackbar goby

Freckled hawkfish

Mud skipper

Sand fish


Hiukole goby

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.

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.

Roemer's goby

Pacific river goby

Hemigobius hoevenii

Pupilspot goby

Istigobius diadema

Mugilogobius mertoni

Specklefin rockclimbing goby

Snakehead gudgeon

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

Dusky mountain goby

Oxuderces dentatus

Saddleback silver-biddy

Pointed-tailed goby

Shadow goby

Gymnogobius petschiliensis

Clinging goby

Caragobius burmanicus

Acanthogobius lactipes

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Sicyopterus lacrymosus

Sleeper goby

Aporos sleeper

Lampung Hill-stream Goby

Freshwater grunt

Threadfin goby

Bumblebee goby - B.

Sicydium salvini

Twoblotch ponyfish

Naniha goby

Lrye goby

Toxotes blythii

Gobionellus occidentalis

Periophthalmus malaccensis

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


Sicydium cocoensis

Darter goby

Canara pearlspot

Bathygobius ostreicola

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.

Blotchfin mullet goby

Silhouettea indica

Sandwich Island sleeper

Parapocryptes serperaster

Bearded worm goby

Glossogobius olivaceus


Schismatogobius roxasi

Kaalpens 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.

Acentrogobius cyanomos

Hasselt's goby

Yellowstripe goby

Blackfin rockclimbing goby

Eleotris annobonensis

Eyebrow goby

Acanthogobius hasta

Golden goby

Pseudogobius poicilosoma

Apocryptodon madurensis

Tubenose blenny

Clown goby

Saddled rockclimbing goby

Bronze croaker

Stiphodon surrufus

Bunaka pinguis

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.

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

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

Clown goby

Goatee croaker

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.

Lophogobius bleekeri

Sicydium hildebrandi

Slashcheek goby

Chin-band goby


Orangefin ponyfish

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

Lentipes whittenorum

Banded scat

Orbiculate spade fish

Periophthalmodon septemradiatus

Gobioides sagitta

Redigobius sapangus

Freshwater goby


Eel worm goby

Celebes goby

Rhinohorn goby

Manson's goby

Knipowitschia caucasica

Mugilogobius notospilus

Gray rockclimbing goby

Eleotris oxycephala

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

Asian sleeper

Oxyurichthys formosanus

Gangetic silvery-biddy

Spotfin snouted goby

Yongeichthys thomasi

Gymnogobius taranetzi

Scaleless worm goby

Acanthogobius luridus

Marblecheek sleeper

Threadless blenny

Red-tailed goby

Fat sleeper

Northern mud gudgeon

Palauan riffle goby

Saddle grunt

Bryaninops isis

Amoya madraspatensis

Flat-headed goby

Finetooth rockclimbing goby

Shortnose ponyfish

Stigmatogobius minima

Asian sand goby

Spotted archerfish

Sharptail goby

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

Stenogobius blokzeyli

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.

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

Savalani hairtail

Sicydium fayae

Mexican goby

Boddart's goggle-eyed goby

Spotfin river goby

Lentipes armatus

Chinese seerfish

Barebreast goby

Eleotris senegalensis

Black batfish

Lord's goby

Orangespotted goby

Large-mouth goby

Awaous fluviatilis

Grey goby

Obscure goby

Lipstick goby

Lutea sleeper

Chinese silver pomfret

Bearded goby

Mangrove goby

Gymnogobius opperiens

Yellowtail rockclimbing goby

Pama croaker

Yellow fin mojarra

Broadbanded cardinalfish

Callogobius seshaiyai

Japanese river goby

Olive flathead-gudgeon

Chiseltooth 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.

Blue riffle goby

Bluecheek silver grunt

Shimofuri goby

Glass goby

Masked shrimpgoby

Four-eyed sleeper

Crested goby

Antillian rockclimbing goby

Malabar goby

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

Giant goby

Order Pleuronectiformes

Commerson's sole

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

Catathyridium garmani

Mazatlan sole

Freshwater sole

Javan flounder

Longtail 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

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 .

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.

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

Blackedge whipray

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

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

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

Thinspine sea catfish

Indian potasi

Jerdon's mystus

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

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.

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

Gray eel-catfish

Malabar patashi

Engraved catfish

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

Sagor catfish

Blackfin sea catfish

Flatmouth sea catfish

River catfish

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

Sona sea catfish

Goan catfish

Assamese batasio

Cochlefelis burmanica

Giant catfish

Order Syngnathiformes

Banded freshwater pipefish

Northern pipefish

Microphis dunckeri

Freshwater pipefish

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

Barhead pipefish

Blue-spotted 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.