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There are four families of fish featured in this category, all with similar traits which means they can be misidentified into the other families.

Gobies belong to the large family of Gobiidae and are found in both saltwater and brackish. They are one of the largest families of fish, with more than 2,000 species in more than 200 genera. Most are relatively small, typically less than 10cm (3.9") in length. The most distinctive aspect of Goby morphology are the fused pelvic fins that form a disc-shaped sucker.

Jawfish look very similar to Gobies and Blennies but belong to the family Opistognathidae. Their heads, mouths, and eyes are large in size relative to the rest of their bodies. Jawfish possess a single, long dorsal fin with 9-12 spines and a caudal fin that can be either rounded or pointed. Jawfish typically reside in burrows that they construct in sandy substrate.

Dartfish share similarities with Gobies, but belong to the family Ptereleotridae. The Dartfish were formerly classified as the subfamily Ptereleotrinae of the Wormfish.

Blennies also share similar characteristics to Gobies and mostly belong to the family Blenniidae. They are the largest family of Blennies, with approximately 371 species in 53 genera represented. Combtooth Blennies are found in tropical and subtropical waters in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans; some species are also found in brackish and even freshwater environments. As their name would suggest, Combtooth Blennies are noted for their comb-like teeth lining their jaws. Other "Blenny" families include the smaller family of Chaenopsidae.

Latin names are listed below, for common names click here.

Common Name Species Name Image Difficulty Maximum Size Tank Size
Atlantic Mudskipper Periophthalmus barbarus P1030422.JPG Moderate 25 cm 65 gal
Australian Desert Goby Chlamydogobius eremius Chlamydogobius eremius5452.jpg Easy 2.5 in 10 gal
Banded Goby Amblygobius phalaena Amblygobius phalaena 9928.jpg Challenging 6 in 20 gal
Barnacle Blenny Acanthemblemaria macrospilus No Image.png Moderate 2 in 10 gal
Barred Mudskipper Periophthalmus argentilineatus Barred Mudskipper (Periophthalmus argentilineatus) (15562370969).jpg Easy 7.5 in 75 gal
Bicolor Blenny Ecsenius bicolor DuncanandBicolor.JPG Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Black Barred Convict Goby Priolepis nocturna No Image.png Moderate 3.9 cm 20 gal
Black Cap Jawfish Opistognathus randalli No Image.png Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Black Combtooth Blenny Ecsenius namiyei Ecsenius namiyei3453.jpg Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Black Sailfin Blenny Atrosalarias fuscus fuscus Atrosalarias fuscus fuscus8664.jpg Moderate 10 cm 30 gal
Black Toraja Goby Mugilogobius sarasinorum No Image.png Moderate 3.2 in 30 gal
Blackfin Dartfish Ptereleotris evides Blackfin Dart Gobies in front of their hole.jpg Challenging 5.5 in 30 gal
Blue Gudgeon Dartfish Ptereleotris heteroptera Ptereleotris heteroptera3929.jpg Challenging 5 in 30 gal
Blue-Spotted Jawfish Opistognathus rosenblatti No Image.png Moderate 3.5 in 30 gal
Bumblebee Goby Brachygobius doriae Brachygobius doriae.jpg Moderate 4.2 cm 5 gal
Bumblebee Goby Brachygobius xanthozonus Brachygobius xanthozonus.jpg Moderate 3.5 cm 5 gal
Bumblebee Goby Brachygobius nunus No Image.png Moderate 2.5 cm 5 gal
Bumblebee Goby Brachygobius sabanus No Image.png Moderate 2.7 cm 5 gal
Butterfly Goby Amblygobius albimaculatus Amblygobius albimaculatus34537.jpg Moderate 7 in 55 gal
Canary Blenny Meiacanthus oualanensis Meiacanthus oualanensis.jpg Moderate 5 in 30 gal
Candidius Goby Rhinogobius candidianus Rhinogobius candidianus-8285.jpg Moderate 8 cm 25 gal
Candy Stripe Goby Awaous flavus No Image.png Moderate 4 in 35 gal
Cardinal Goby Kelloggella cardinalis Kelloggella cardinalis3453.jpg Challenging 3 cm 25 gal
Catalina Goby Lythrypnus dalli Catalinagoby.jpg Challenging 2 in 20 gal
Clown Goby Gobiodon citrinus Lemon Goby.jpg Moderate 2 in 15 gal
Cobalt Blue Goby Stiphodon semoni No Image.png Moderate 4.6 cm 15 gal
Dracula Goby Stonogobiops dracula Stonogobiops dracula5327.jpg Moderate 3 in 20 gal
Ember Blenny Cirripectes stigmaticus Cirripectes stigmaticus3453.jpg Moderate 5 in 40 gal
Fan Shrimp-Goby Tomiyamichthys latruncularius No Image.png Challenging 3 in 30 gal
Firefish Goby Nemateleotris magnifica Firefish.jpg Moderate 3 in 20 gal
Flat-Headed Goby Luciogobius guttatus Luciogobius guttatus5548.jpg Moderate 10 cm 30 gal
Forktail Blenny Meiacanthus atrodorsalis Meiacanthus atrodorsalis6689.jpg Moderate 5 in 30 gal
Freshwater Blenny Salarias fluvatillis No Image.png Moderate 7 in 20 gal
Freshwater Neon Goby Stiphodon atropurpureus No Image.png Moderate 2 in 15 gal
Ghost Goby Pleurosicya boldinghi Pleurosicya boldinghi578.jpg Challenging 4.5 cm 30 gal
Gold Neon Goby Stiphodon percnopterygionus No Image.png Moderate 4 cm 15 gal
Golden Neon Goby Gobiosoma evelynae No Image.png Moderate 4 in 20 gal
Green Banded Goby Elacatinus multifasciatus Elacatinus multifasciatus23423.jpg Moderate 2 in 10 gal
Green Clown Goby Gobiodon atrangulatus No Image.png Moderate 1.5 in 10 gal
Green Riffle Goby Stiphodon elegans No Image.png Moderate 2 in 15 gal
Half-Banded Goby Amblygobius semicinctus Amblygobius semicinctus-3289.jpg Challenging 11 cm 20 gal
Jewelled Blenny Salarias fasciatus Lawnmowerblenny-8646.jpg Challenging 14 cm 30 gal
Knight Goby Stigmatogobius sadanundio No Image.png Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Marbled Goby Pomatoschistus marmoratus Pomatoschistus marmoratus male.jpg Moderate 8 cm 30 gal
Midas Blenny Ecsenius midas Ecsenius midas3453.jpg Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Molly Miller Blenny Scartella cristata Scartella cristata 25-09-07 DSCF1035.jpg Easy 4 in 30 gal
Nantaiensis Goby Rhinogobius nantaiensis No Image.png Moderate 6 cm 25 gal
Neon Blue Goby Elacatinus oceanops Elacatinus oceanops-3485.jpg Moderate 2 in 10 gal
Old Glory Amblygobius rainfordi Rainfordsgoby-907.jpg Moderate 9 cm 40 gal
Orange Diamond Goby Valenciennea puellaris Maiden Goby-8421.jpg Moderate 6 in 50 gal
Palauan Riffle Goby Stiphodon pelewensis No Image.png Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Panda Goby Paragobiodon lacunicolus No Image.png Difficult 1.5 in 10 gal
Pink Spotted Watchman Goby Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Cryptocentrus leptocephalus53453.jpg Moderate 6 in 30 gal
Purple Firefish Goby Nemateleotris decora Nemateleotris decora-2772.jpg Moderate 3 in 30 gal
Randall's Goby Amblyeleotris randalli Randallgoby.jpg Moderate 4 in 20 gal
Red Spotted Goby Trimma rubromaculatus Trimma rubromaculatus453.jpg Moderate 1 in 10 gal
Red Striped Goby Trimma cana No Image.png Moderate 1 in 10 gal
River Goby Awaous banana No Image.png Moderate 30 cm 55 gal
Segmented Sailfin Blenny Salarias segmentatus Salarias segmentatus3453.jpg Challenging 4 in 30 gal
Spotted Prawn Goby Amblyeleotris guttata Amblyeleotris guttata u0.jpg Moderate 3.5 in 20 gal
Starry Blenny Salarias ramosus Salarias ramosus482.jpg Easy 6 in 30 gal
Striped Blenny Meiacanthus grammistes Meiacanthus grammistes3453.jpg Moderate 5 in 30 gal
Tailspot Blenny Ecsenius stigmatura Ecsenius stigmatura.jpg Easy 2.5 in 10 gal
Threadless Blenny Meiacanthus anema No Image.png Easy 4 in 20 gal
Tiger Blenny Ecsenius tigris Ecsenius tigris8869.jpg Moderate 5 cm 15 gal
Tropical Sand Goby Acentrogobius caninus Acentrogobiuscaninus-8111.jpg Moderate 13 cm 55 gal
Wheeler's Shrimp Goby Amblyeleotris wheeleri Amblyeleotris wheeleri453.jpg Easy 3 in 10 gal
White Cheek Goby Rhinogobius duospilus Rhinogobius male01.jpg Moderate 5 cm 25 gal
Yasha White Ray Shrimp Goby Stonogobiops yasha Yasha Goby.jpg Moderate 2.5 in 30 gal
Yellow Clown Goby Gobiodon okinawae Gobiodon okinawae9846.jpg Moderate 1.5 in 10 gal
Yellow Watchman Goby Cryptocentrus cinctus Cryptocentrus cinctus.JPG Moderate 3 in 15 gal
Yellowhead Jawfish Opistognathus aurifrons Yelloheadjawfish.jpg Moderate 4 in 20 gal
Zhou's Scarlet Goby Rhinogobius zhoui Rhinogobius-zhoui2294.JPG Moderate 1.8 in 15 gal

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