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Awaous ocellaris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Oxudercidae
Subfamily: Gobionellinae
Genus: Awaous
Valenciennes, 1837
Type species
Gobius ocellaris
Broussonet, 1782
  • Awaous Steindachner, 1861
  • Chiramenu Visweswara Rao, 1971
  • Chonophorus Poey, 1860
  • Euctenogobius T. N. Gill, 1859
  • Platygobius Bleeker, 1874
  • Suiboga S. Y. Pinto, 1960
  • Trichopharynx J. D. Ogilby, 1898

Awaous is a genus of fish in the family Gobiidae, the gobies. They are native to fresh, marine and brackish waters from Africa to the Americas.


There are currently 19 recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). Species of Awaous in FishBase. November 2014 version.