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Genus: Gymneleotris, Gobies


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head broad, pores with flaps
D1: VII
pelvics separate
scales smooth, imbedded, on rear 3/4 body only

GYMNELEOTRIS

GOBIES

Head broad, its pores with fleshy flaps at margins, no pores on preopercle; head without barbels; tongue tip blunt or slightly concave; rear nostril longer than front one; 1st  dorsal fin VII spines; pelvic fins completely separate; tail large, rounded; scales smooth, extend forward on body to level of 3rd  dorsal fin spine, becoming reduced and embedded anteriorly.

A singles species in and endemic to our region.