Awaous

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Awaous
Andrew Garrett's Fische der Südsee (1876) (18168857856).jpg
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
Synonyms
  • 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.

Species[edit]

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

References[edit]

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