Genus: Aboma, Gobies
scales large, rough
body scaled except chest & top of back before D spines 1-2
Head and body slender; head elongate, snout pointed; mouth small; no teeth on sides of roof of mouth; tongue round to blunt; head without barbels; front nostril tubular, rear with raised rim; dorsal fin VII + I,10-12; anal fin I, 10-12 rays; pelvics fused in disc; body completely scaled except for breast and the area on upper back before the 1st or 2nd dorsal fin spines; head scaleless; scales large, rough, 26-28 in lateral series.
A genus with one species endemic to our region.