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Nemateleotris magnifica
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Ptereleotrinae

Dartfishes are a group of fish, formerly considered to be a subfamily, Ptereleotrinae, of goby-like fishes in the family Microdesmidae of the order Gobiiformes,[2] Authorities now consider the species in the family Microdesmidae are within the Gobiidae, although the researchers do not define the taxonomic status of this grouping within that family.[3] They are saltwater fish.[citation needed]

Oxymetopon cyanoctenosum


  1. ^ Prokofiev, A.M. (2017): New Genus of Ptereleotrinae (Gobioidei) from the South China Sea. Journal of Ichthyology, 57 (1): 158–160.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Microdesmidae" in FishBase. December 2013 version.
  3. ^ J. S. Nelson; T. C. Grande; M. V. H. Wilson (2016). Fishes of the World (5th ed.). Wiley. p. 752. ISBN 978-1-118-34233-6.