Tubenose goby

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Tubenose Goby (P. marmoratus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Gobioidei
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Benthophilinae
Genus: Proterorhinus
Smitt, 1900
Type species
Gobius marmoratus
Pallas, 1814

Proterorhinus is a genus of gobies native to Eurasia where they occur in the region of the Caspian and Black seas, inhabiting marine, brackish and fresh waters.


There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Proterorhinus in FishBase. June 2013 version.
  2. ^ Freyhof J., Naseka A.M. (2007) Proterorhinus tataricus, a new tubenose goby from Crimea, Ukraine (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 18(4): 325–334.[1]

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