family Gobiidae


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Noun1.family Gobiidae - gobies
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
goby, gudgeon - small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker
genus Periophthalmus, Periophthalmus - a genus of Gobiidae
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Order Perciformes and Family Gobiidae were the most abundant group collected.
Otoliths have been used for these purposes in a wide variety of fishes, including many species in the family Gobiidae (Sponaugle and Cowen 1994, Hernaman et al.
The presence or only five instead of six branchiostegal rays initially led to the supposition that this new gobioid might belong in the family Gobiidae (usually with five branchiostegal rays) instead of Eleotridae (usually with six).