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Species in the genus Amblyeleotris: [ 44 ] records


arcupinna, Amblyeleotris Mohlmann [M. S.] & Munday [P. L.] 1999:59, Figs. 1-2 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 26 (no. 1-2); ref. 24273] Islet off Cape Vantanat, Normanby Island, D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea, about 10°11'48"S, 151°12'30"E, depth 23 meters. Holotype: BPBM 36957. Paratypes: AMS I.37745-001 (1), BMNH 1997.1.3.1 (1), BPBM 34318 (1), USNM 343459 (1), WAM P.31206-001 (1). Type catalog: Moore et al. 2008:43 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris arcupinna Mohlmann & Munday 1999 -- (Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2005:127 [ref. 28745], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:861 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris arcupinna Mohlmann & Munday 1999. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific: Bali eastwards, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Marshall Islands. Habitat: marine.

aurora, Cryptocentrus Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1977:84, Figs. 13-14 [Journal of Zoology (London) v. 183 (pt 1); ref. 3540] Grand Passe, Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, western Indian Ocean, depth 20 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1976.9.22.6. Paratypes: BMNH 1975.5.5.1-2 (2), 1976.9.22.7 (1); BPBM 18872 (2). •Valid as Amblyeleotris aurora (Polunin & Lubbock 1977) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Hoese 1986:777 [ref. 5670], Randall & Goren 1993:2 [ref. 21131], Fricke 1999:497 [ref. 24106], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Mohlmann & Randall 2002:221 [ref. 26405], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830] dated 1979, Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:394 [ref. 28072], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024] with authorship as Mohlmann & Munday 1999, Fricke et al. 2009:98 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2012:861 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris aurora (Polunin & Lubbock 1977). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: South Africa and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Andaman Sea (Andaman Islands, Myanmar and Thailand) and north-western Sumatra. Habitat: marine.

bellicauda, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 2004:71, Figs. 7-8 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 27612] Outside barrier reef off Tenia Island, 22°01'01"S, 165°55'05"E, New Caledonia, depth 3 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 34318. •Valid as Amblyeleotris bellicauda Randall 2004 -- (Randall 2005:512 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris bellicauda Randall 2004. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

biguttata, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 2004:66, Fig. 4 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 27612] 7 miles west of Honiara, adjacent to the wreck of a Japanese transport ship, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, western Pacific, depth 35 meters. Holotype: BPBM 38362. Paratypes: BPBM 22549 (1), MNHN 2003-2026 (1), USNM 374773 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris biguttata Randall 2004 -- (Randall 2005:512 [ref. 28239], Senou & Aonuma 2007:106 [ref. 29109], Chen et al. 2006:2566 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:862 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris biguttata Randall 2004. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: New Caledonia and Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.

bleekeri, Amblyeleotris Chen [I-S.], Shao [K.-T.] & Chen [J.-P.] 2006:2556, Figs. 1A, 2 [Journal of Natural History v. 40; ref. 29024] Sogang, Penghu County, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan. Holotype: ASIZP 0064286. Paratypes: NMMB P 7903 (2). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:55 [ref. 31432]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris bleekeri Chen, Shao & Chen 2006 -- (Ho & Shao 2011:55 [ref. 31432]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris bleekeri Chen, Shao & Chen 2006. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan and Penghu Islands. Habitat: marine.

callopareia, Amblyeleotris Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1979:241, Fig. 2 [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 36 (no. 4); ref. 8796] 50-100 meters seaward east of South Island, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, depth 26 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1978.2.28.1. Paratypes: AMS I.20689-001 (1), USNM 218980 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris callopareia Polunin & Lubbock 1979 -- (Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Hoese & Larson 2006:1618 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris callopareia Polunin & Lubbock 1979. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: marine.

cephalotaenius, Cryptocentrus Ni [Y.] 1989:239 (English p. 242), Fig. [Journal of Fisheries of China v. 13 (no. 3); ref. 17719] Maling, Sanya city, Hainan Province, China. Holotype: ECSFRI [spec. 65-0998]. Paratypes: ECSFRI [spec. 65-0550] (1); SFU [spec. 65-0799] (1), [spec. 65-0999] (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris cephalotaenius (Ni 1989) -- (Hoese & Larson 2004:169 [ref. 28074], Prokofiev 2016:369 [ref. 34506] as cephalotaenia). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris cephalotaenia (Ni 1989). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: China. Habitat: marine.

delicatulus, Amblyeleotris (Fereleotris) Smith [J. L. B.] 1958:152, Pl. 2 (fig. A), Fig. 9 [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 11; ref. 4118] Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 221. •Valid as Amblyeleotris delicatulus Smith 1958 -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris delicatulus Smith 1958. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

diagonalis, Amblyeleotris Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1979:245, Fig. 4 [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 36 (no. 4); ref. 8796] 10-30 meters seaward east of South Island, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, depth 25 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1978.2.28.2. Paratypes: AMS I.20690-001 (2); BMNH 1978.2.28.3 (1); BPBM 18821 (3); MHNG 1592.49-50 (1, 1); USNM 218981 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock 1979 -- (Randall & Goren 1993:2 [ref. 21131], Randall et al. 1994:238 [ref. 21645], Randall 1994:268 [ref. 21644], Randall 1995:325 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23922], Kuiter 1997:346 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:524 [ref. 25919], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1230 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1230 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Randall 2005:512 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1618 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Jaafar & Randall 2009:26, 27 [ref. 30530], Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Allen & Erdmann 2012:862 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:323 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:146 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock 1979. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Madagascar east to Philippines, New Guinea and Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

downingi, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 1994:318, Pls. 1-4 [Fauna of Saudi Arabia v. 14; ref. 21639] East side of Kubbar Island, Persian Gulf, Kuwait, depth 13.2 meters. Holotype: BPBM 33229. Paratypes: BPBM 34463 (1), USNM 269989 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris downingi Randall 1994 -- (Randall 1995:325 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23922], Randall & Kunzmann 1998:481 [ref. 23919], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Shibukawa 2009:260 [ref. 30449], Allen & Erdmann 2012:862 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris downingi Randall 1994. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf, Andaman Sea and western Sumatra (Indonesia). Habitat: marine.

ellipse, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 2004:68, Fig. 6 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 27612] Fagasa Bay, southwestern side, Tutuila, American Samoa, depth 23 meters. Holotype: BPBM 11332. Paratypes: AMS I.21994-001 (2), ASIZP 62618 (1), CAS 218423 (1), MNHN 2003-1812 (1), NSMT-P 67417 (1), ROM 73733 (1), USNM 374476 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris ellipse Randall 2004 -- (Randall 2005:513 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris ellipse Randall 2004. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: American Samoa. Habitat: marine.

exilis, Cryptocentrops Smith [J. L. B.] 1958:153, Pl. 2 (fig. L) [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 11; ref. 4118] Chumbe, Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean, tide pool. Holotype (unique): SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 218. •Valid as Amblyeleotris exilis (Smith 1958) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293]). •Synonym of Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853) -- (Randall 1995:326 [ref. 22896], Chen et al. 1998:115 [ref. 23405], Randall 2005:515 [ref. 28239], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:349 [ref. 28867]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

fasciata, Zebreleotris Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1953:191 [Philippine Journal of Science v. 82 (no. 2); ref. 2144] Bikini Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, western Pacific. Holotype: USNM 114010 [ex. UW 8437]. Paratypes: USNM 202512 (1). Type catalog: Meldrim & Wadley 1968:873 [ref. 31181]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre 1953) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Yanagisawa 1978:299 [ref. 7028], Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:26 [ref. 27624] with author as Playfair 1867, Randall 2005:513 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1618 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Randall & Jaafar 2009:51 [ref. 30130], Shibukawa 2009:260 [ref. 30449]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre 1953). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

fontanesii, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1853:764 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 3 (no. 5); ref. 335] Boeloekomba [Bulucumba], Sulawesi, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4535. •Valid as Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker 1853) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Iwata et al. 1996 [ref. 22120], Hosoya et al. 1996:2 [ref. 24605], Kuiter 1997:348 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:525 [ref. 25919], Chen et al. 1998:112 [ref. 23405], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965] as fontanesi, Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1231 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:404 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Satapoomin & Winterbottom, 2002:61 [ref. 26168], Nakabo 2002:1231 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:513 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1618 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Larson et al. 2008:146 [ref. 29532], Shibukawa 2009:261 [ref. 30449], Motomura et al. 2010:203 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:863 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:157 [ref. 33932], Prokofiev 2016:369 [ref. 34506], Prokofiev 2016:642 [ref. 35020] dated 1852). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Philippines, north to Ryukyu Islands, south fo Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

guttatus, Pteroculiops Fowler [H. W.] 1938:133 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 85 (no. 3032); ref. 1426] Port Banalakan, Marinduque Island, Philippines. Holotype (unique): USNM 99045. •Valid as Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler 1938) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Yanagisawa 1978:306 [ref. 7028], Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:392 [ref. 15987], Chen et al. 1998:112 [ref. 23405], Allen 1997:214 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:348 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:392 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1229 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:404 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1229 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:26 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:514 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1619 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:863 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:157 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:88 [ref. 35333]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler 1938). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia and Philippines to Micronesia and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands and Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

gymnocephalus, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1853:473 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 4 (no. 3); ref. 336] East Indies (no specific locality). Syntypes: (2) RMNH 4536 (1 or 2 of 7, including the smallest). Kottelat (2013) cites a freshwater record. •Valid as Cryptocentrus gymnocephalus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:933 [ref. 20764]). •Valid as Amblyeleotris gymnocephala (Bleeker 1853) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Randall et al. 1997:525 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:240 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Randall et al. 2005:127 [ref. 28745], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Larson et al. 2008:146 [ref. 29532], Allen & Erdmann 2012:863 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:189 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:157 [ref. 33932], Prokofiev 2016:369 [ref. 34506], Shibukawa in Kimura et al. 2018:255 [ref. 36460]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris gymnocephala (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Indonesia east to Marshall Islands, north to northern Vietnam, south to northern Australia. Habitat: brackish, marine.

harrisorum, Amblyeleotris Mohlmann [M. S.] & Randall [J. E.] 2002:219, Figs. 4B, 5-7 [Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 50 (no. 1); ref. 26405] Lioinfish Wall, about 1°42'N, 157°10'W, Kiritimati, Line Islands, depth 32 meters. Holotype: BPBM 38833. Paratypes: AMS I.40485-001 (1), BMNH 2001.1.4.1 (1); CAS 213861 (1); USNM 364026 (1); ZRC 46178 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris harrisorum Mohlmann & Randall 2002 -- (Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024], Mundy et al. 2010:61 [ref. 31155]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris harrisorum Mohlmann & Randall 2002. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Central Pacific: Line Islands. Habitat: marine.

japonicus, Amblyeleotris Takagi [K.] 1957:105, Pl. 5 (figs. a-b); Fig. 2 [Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries v. 43 (no. 1); ref. 4310] Tide pool at Kan-no-se, Kagoshima Bay, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Holotype: LFBKU. Paratypes: (4) LFBKU. •Valid as Amblyeleotris japonica Takagi 1957 -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Yanagisawa 1978:299 [ref. 7028], Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441], Hosoya et al. 1996:3 [ref. 24605], Chen et al. 1998:113 [ref. 23405], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Nakabo 2000:1231 [ref. 25182], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1231 [ref. 26193], Mohlmann & Randall 2002:219 [ref. 26405], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Senou & Aonuma 2007:106 [ref. 29109], Motomura et al. 2010:203 [ref. 31256], To & Shea 2016:1 [ref. 34792]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris japonica Takagi 1957. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Japan and Hong Kong. Habitat: marine.

katherine, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 2004:62, Figs. 1-2 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 27612] Outside reef off Tiaraua Islet, 17.05°S, 149.30°W, Tetiaroa Atoll, Society Islands, depth 38 meters. Holotype: BPBM 14990. Paratypes: AMS I.42860-001 (1); ASIZP 62617 (1); BPBM 13916 (1), 19966 (1), 34757 (1), 39282 (2); CAS 218422 (1); MNHN 2003-1811 (1); NSMT-P 67416 (1); ROM 73732 (1); UGM 5622 (1); USNM 374475 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris katherine Randall 2004 -- (Randall 2005:514 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024]). •Synonym of Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre 1953) -- (Hoese & Larson 2006:1618 [ref. 29097], Randall & Jaafar 2009:ca. 49 [ref. 30130]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre 1953). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Habitat: marine.

latifasciata, Amblyeleotris Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1979:247, Fig. 5 [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 36 (no. 4); ref. 8796] Passage between Cabulan Island and Vandanon Island, Cebu Strait, Philippines, depth 15 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1978.2.28.4. Paratypes: AMS I.20691-001 (1), USNM 218982 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris latifasciata Polunin & Lubbock 1979 -- (Allen 1997:214 [ref. 23977], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Fricke et al. 2009:98 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2012:864 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris latifasciata Polunin & Lubbock 1979. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Philippines, north to Thailand. Habitat: marine.

luzonica, Biat Seale [A.] 1910:532 [The Philippine Journal of Science Section A v. 4 (no. 6) (for 1909); ref. 4000] East coast of Luzon Island, Philippines. Holotype: BSMP 2040 (destroyed, seen by Koumans). Type catalog: Koumans 1940:190 [ref. 2676]. •Mention -- (Iwata et al. 1996:108 [ref. 22120]). •Synonym of Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker 1853) -- (Chen et al. 1998:112 [ref. 23405] as lunzonica). Current status: Synonym of Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Habitat: marine.

macronema, Amblyeleotris Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1979:243, Fig. 3 [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 36 (no. 4); ref. 8796] 50-100 meters seaward east of South Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, depth 26 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1978.2.28.5. Paratypes: AMS I.20689-002 (1), MHNG 1592.51 (1), USNM 218979 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris macronema Polunin & Lubbock 1979 -- (Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Hoese & Larson 2006:1619 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris macronema Polunin & Lubbock 1979. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Queensland Australia. Habitat: marine.

maculata, Amblyeleotris Yanagisawa [Y.] 1976:147, Figs. 2, 4a, 5b [Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory v. 23 (nos 1/2); ref. 7088] Sesoko Island, Okinawa Islands, Japan, depth 5 meters. Holotype: SMBL 254 [not seen at FAKU]. Paratypes: SMBL 255-56 (1, 1) [not seen at FAKU]. Type catalog: Harada 1991:221 [ref. 20030]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris maculata Yanagisawa 1976 -- (Yanagisawa 1978:299 [ref. 7028], Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853) -- (Randall et al. 1990:392 [ref. 15987], Randall 1995:326 [ref. 22896], Chen et al. 1998:115 [ref. 23405], Randall 2005:515 [ref. 28239]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Habitat: marine.

marquesas, Amblyeleotris Mohlmann [M. S.] & Randall [J. E.] 2002:221, Figs. 4C, 8-10 [Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 50 (no. 1); ref. 26405] Anaho Bay, east side of entrance, about 9°00'S, 139°30'W, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. Holotype: BPBM 38511. Paratypes: AMS I.40486-001 (1); ZRC 46181 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris marquesas Mohlmann & Randall 2002 -- (Randall 2005:514 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:7 [ref. 33988]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris marquesas Mohlmann & Randall 2002. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Marquesas Islands. Habitat: marine.

masuii, Amblyeleotris Aonuma [Y.] & Yoshino [T.] 1996:165, Figs. 2B, 3B, 4 [Ichthyological Research v. 43 (no. 2); ref. 22264] Off Chatan, Okinawa-jima Island, Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Holotype: URM-P18622. Paratypes: URM-P18621 (1), 20444 (1); NSMT-P 48579-80 (1, 1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris masuii Aonuma & Yoshino 1996 -- (Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Nakabo 2000:1229 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1229 [ref. 26193], Randall & Earle 2006:24 [ref. 28626], Senou & Aonuma 2007:106 [ref. 29109], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:864 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris masuii Aonuma & Yoshino 1996. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific: Indonesia (including Bali), Philippines and Ryukyu Islands. Habitat: marine.

melanocephala, Amblyeleotris Aonuma [Y.], Iwata [A.] & Yoshino [T.] 2000:113, Figs. 1-3 [Ichthyological Research v. 47 (no. 2); ref. 24522] Off Kuboura, Okinoshima Island, Kochi Prefecture, Japan, depth 28 meters. Holotype: NSMT-P 54409. Paratypes: BLIH 1997015 (1), NSMT-P 57642 (1), URM-P 23779 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris melanocephala Aonuma, Iwata & Yoshino 2000 -- (Nakabo 2000:1230 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1230 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024], Senou & Aonuma 2007:106 [ref. 29109], Allen & Erdmann 2012:865 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris melanocephala Aonuma, Iwata & Yoshino 2000. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indonesia (Bali) and Ryukyu Islands. Habitat: marine.

memnonia, Amblyeleotris Prokofiev [A. M.] 2016:368, Fig. 1 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 56 (no. 3); ref. 34506] Binh Thuan Province, Phan Thiet Bay, Vietnam. Holotype (unique): ZMMU P-23146. •Valid as Amblyeleotris memnonia Prokofiev 2016. Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris memnonia Prokofiev 2016. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Vietnam. Habitat: marine.

mertensii, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:110 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] No locality. Holotype (unique): apparently lost. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:57 [ref. 19958]. Gobiidae: Gobiinae.

morishitai, Amblyeleotris Senou [H.] & Aonuma [Y.] 2007:102, Figs. 1-3 [Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science (Ser. A) Supplement No. 1; ref. 29109] Ototo-jima Island, Ogasawara Islands, Japan, depth 52 meters. Holotype: KPM-NI 4166. Paratypes: NSMT-P 73061 [ex KPM-NI 4167] (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris morishitai Senou & Aonuma 2007. Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris morishitai Senou & Aonuma 2007. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Habitat: marine.

neglecta, Amblyeleotris Jaafar [Z.] & Randall [J. E.] 2009:23, Fig. 1, Pl. 1 (A-C) [Smithiana, Publications in Aquatic Biodiversity, Bulletin v. 10; ref. 30530] Off desalination plant, Eilat, Israel, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, depth 15 meters. Holotype: BPBM 18291. Paratypes: BPBM 19893 (1), SAIAB 80947 (1). Plus underwater photograph. •Valid as Amblyeleotris neglecta Jaafar & Randall 2009 -- (Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[6] 244 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:146 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris neglecta Jaafar & Randall 2009. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Northern Red Sea endemic: Gulf of Aqaba. Habitat: marine.

neumanni, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] & Earle [J. L.] 2006:20, Figs. 1-4 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 28626] Lolobau Island, east end off red cliff, 4°54.1'S, 151°12.7'E, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, depth 26 meters. Holotype: BPBM 39048. Paratypes: BPBM 39049 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris neumanni Randall & Earle 2006 -- (Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris neumanni Randall & Earle 2006. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

novaecaledoniae, Amblyeleotris Goren [M.] 1981:97, Figs. 3-5 [Cybium 3e série. Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ichtyologie v. 5 (no. 3); ref. 8597] Northern coast of Maitre Island, New Caledonia, depth 3-5 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1980-0492. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:18 [ref. 19958]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Goren 1981 -- (Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Randall 2005:515 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris novaecaledoniae Goren 1981. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

ogasawarensis, Amblyeleotris Yanagisawa [Y.] 1978:303, Pl. 2 (fig. e); Figs. 16, 18b, 19d [Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory v. 24 (nos 4/6); ref. 7028] Futami Bay, Chichi-zima Island, Ogasawara Islands, Japan, depth 6 meters. Holotype: SMBL 304 [not seen at FAKU]. Paratypes: SMBL 305-308 (2, 1, 4, 1) [not seen at FAKU]. Type catalog: Harada 1991:221-222 [ref. 20030]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Yanagisawa 1978 -- (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1997:525 [ref. 25919], Chen et al. 1998:113 [ref. 23405], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1231 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:404 [ref. 25191], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1231 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495] with author as Yanisagawa, Randall 2005:515 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:865 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis Yanagisawa 1978. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: East Indian Region to Line Islands, Australia to Ryukyu Islands Habitat: marine.

periophthalmus, Eleotris Bleeker [P.] 1853:477 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 4 (no. 3); ref. 336] Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4674. •Valid as Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713] as periophthalmus, Dor 1984:239 [ref. 29757] as periophthalmus, Randall et al. 1990:392 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:2 [ref. 21131], Randall et al. 1994:239 [ref. 21645], Randall 1995:326 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:214 [ref. 23977], Carpenter et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23922], Kuiter 1997:346 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:392 [ref. 25919], Chen et al. 1998:115 [ref. 23405], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1229 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:404 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1229 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:26 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:515 [ref. 28239], Randall et al. 2005:127 [ref. 28745], Hoese & Larson 2006:1619 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024], Larson et al. 2008:146 [ref. 29532], Fricke et al. 2009:98 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:203 [ref. 31256], Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Allen & Erdmann 2012:865 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:189 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2018:323 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Former Red Sea records are now assigned to A. triguttata Randall 1994. Habitat: marine.

randalli, Amblyeleotris Hoese [D. F.] & Steene [R. C.] 1978:382, Figs. 1-3 [Records of the Western Australian Museum v. 6 (pt 4); ref. 8713] Samilon Island, Philippines. Holotype: BPBM 20809. Paratypes: AMS I.17901-001 (1); BMNH 1977.9.20.1 (1), 1977.9.20.2 (1); ?BPBM 9444 (1), 17508 (1); WAM P.25235-021 (1). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:39 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:43 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris randalli Hoese & Steene 1978 -- (Allen 1997:214 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:526 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1229 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:405 [ref. 25191], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1229 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:516 [ref. 28239], Randall et al. 2005:127 [ref. 28745], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:866 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:157 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris randalli Hoese & Steene 1978. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: East Indian region to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Australia. Habitat: marine.

rhyax, Amblyeleotris Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1979:239, Fig. 1 [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 36 (no. 4); ref. 8796] Nodup, near Rabaul, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, depth 35 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1978.2.28.8. Paratypes: AMS I.20688-001 (1), USNM 218978 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris rhyax Polunin & Lubbock 1979 -- (Randall et al. 1997:526 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Hoese & Larson 2006:1620 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2563 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:866 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris rhyax Polunin & Lubbock 1979. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau and Australia. Habitat: marine.

rubrimarginata, Amblyeleotris Mohlmann [M. S.] & Randall [J. E.] 2002:216, Figs. 1-3, 4A [Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 50 (no. 1); ref. 26405] Watson's Bay, about 14°40'S, 145°28'E, Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia, depth 12 meters. Holotype: BPBM 38832. Paratypes: AMNH 231269-70 (1, 1); ANSP 177925 (1); BMNH 2001.1.4.2-3 (1, 1); BPBM 34318 (3); CAS 213862-63 (1, 1); USNM 364027 (2); WAM P.31767-001 (1), P.31768-001 (1); ZRC 46179 (1). Type catalog: Moore et al. 2008:43 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Mohlmann & Randall 2002 -- (Randall 2005:516 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1620 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Senou & Aonuma 2007:106 [ref. 29109], Allen & Erdmann 2012:866 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Mohlmann & Randall 2002. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: East Indian region to New Caledonia. Habitat: brackish, marine.

steinitzi, Cryptocentrus Klausewitz [W.] 1974:70, Figs. 1-2 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 55 (nos 1/3); ref. 7511] Reef, El Himeira, Sinai coast, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, depth 1.5-3 meters. Holotype: SMF 12440. Paratypes: SMF 12441-42 (2). •Valid as Cryptocentrus steinitzi Klausewitz 1974 -- (Goren 1979:32 [ref. 1852]). •Valid as Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz 1974) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Yanagisawa 1978:301299 [ref. 7028], Dor 1984:239 [ref. 29757], Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:392 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:3 [ref. 21131], Goren & Dor 1994:62 [ref. 25356], Allen 1997:214 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:392 [ref. 25919], Chen et al. 1998:115 [ref. 23405], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1231 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1231 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:26 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:126 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:516 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1620 [ref. 29097], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024], Fricke et al. 2009:98 [ref. 30213], Jaafar & Randall 2009:26, 27 [ref. 30530], Shibukawa 2009:261 [ref. 30449], Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Allen & Erdmann 2012:867 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:157 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2018:323 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:146 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz 1974). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

stenotaeniata, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 2004:74, Figs. 10-11 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 27612] Canala Bay, eastern side, point at southern end of d'Amata Bay, northeastern coast of New Caledonia, depth 10-12 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 27088. •Valid as Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Randall 2004 -- (Randall 2005:517 [ref. 28239], Chen et al. 2006:2565 [ref. 29024]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris stenotaeniata Randall 2004. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

sungami, Cryptocentrus Klausewitz [W.] 1969:41, Figs. 1-4 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 50 (nos 1-2); ref. 7824] Suakin, Red Sea State, Sudan, Red Sea. Holotype: SMF 9619. Paratypes: SMF 9620 (1). •Valid as Cryptocentrus sungami Klausewitz 1969 -- (Goren 1979:32 [ref. 1852]). •Valid as Amblyeleotris sungami (Klausewitz 1969) -- (Hoese & Steene 1978:382 [ref. 8713], Dor 1984:239 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:62 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:326 [ref. 22896], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Chen et al. 2006:2566 [ref. 29024], Jaafar & Randall 2009:26, 27 [ref. 30530], Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Golani & Fricke 2018:146 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris sungami (Klausewitz 1969). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: Seychelles, Sri Lanka. Habitat: marine.

taipinensis, Amblyeleotris Chen [I-S.], Shao [K.-T.] & Chen [J.-P.] 2006:2561, Figs. 1B, 3 [Journal of Natural History v. 40; ref. 29024] Nansa, Taipin Island, South China Sea. Holotype (unique): ASIZP 057110. Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:55 [ref. 31432]. •Valid as Amblyeleotris taipinensis Chen, Shao & Chen 2006 -- (Ho & Shao 2011:55 [ref. 31432]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris taipinensis Chen, Shao & Chen 2006. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: South China Sea, western North Pacific. Habitat: marine.

triguttata, Amblyeleotris Randall [J. E.] 1994:321, Pls. 5-9 [Fauna of Saudi Arabia v. 14; ref. 21639] 4.8 kilometers south of natural gas liquefaction plant, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, depth 40 feet. Holotype: BPBM 30374. Paratypes: ?AMS I.34199-001 (1); BMNH 1993.7.21.1 (1); BPBM 21373 (1), 28372 (3), 33309 (4), 35717 (1); USNM 326163 (1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris triguttata Randall 1994 -- (Randall 1995:326 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23922], Aonuma et al. 2000:117 [ref. 24522], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Senou & Aonuma 2007:106 [ref. 29109], Jaafar & Randall 2009:26, 27 [ref. 30530], Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Golani & Fricke 2018:146 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris triguttata Randall 1994. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf. Habitat: marine.

wheeleri, Cryptocentrus Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1977:88, Figs. 16-17 [Journal of Zoology (London) v. 183 (pt 1); ref. 3540] Outside Passe Gionnet, Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, western Indian Ocean, depth about 12 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1976.9.22.8. Paratypes: BMNH 1975.5.5.16-17 [?= 1977.4.25.4-5] (1, 1). •Synonym of Amblyeleotris fasciata (Herre 1953) -- (Randall 2005:513 [ref. 28239], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:349 [ref. 28867]). •Valid as Amblyeleotris wheeleri (Polunin & Lubbock 1977) -- (Hoese 1986:777 [ref. 5670], Allen & Swainston 1988:134 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:393 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:3 [ref. 21131], Randall 1994:269 [ref. 21644], Randall 1995:327 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:216 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:348 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:393 [ref. 25919], Chen et al. 1998:116 [ref. 23405], Myers 1999:238 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:497 [ref. 24106], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1230 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:405 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:118 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1230 [ref. 26193], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Heemstra et al. 2004:3328 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:394 [ref. 28072], Hoese & Larson 2006:1620 [ref. 29097], Fricke et al. 2009:99 [ref. 30213], Jaafar & Randall 2009:26, 27 [ref. 30530], Randall & Jaafar 2009:52 [ref. 30130], Motomura et al. 2010:203 [ref. 31256], Freinschlag & Patzner 2012:42 [ref. 31789], Allen & Erdmann 2012:868 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:157 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:88 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:324 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris wheeleri (Polunin & Lubbock 1977). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa, Madagascar, Saint Brandon's Shoals and Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

yanoi, Amblyeleotris Aonuma [Y.] & Yoshino [T.] 1996:163, Figs. 1, 2A, 3A [Ichthyological Research v. 43 (no. 2); ref. 22264] Amitori Bay, Iriomote-jima Island, Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, depth 25 meters. Holotype: URM-P11735. Paratypes: URM-P11374 (1), 18712 (1); NSMT-P 48577-78 (1, 1). •Valid as Amblyeleotris yanoi Aonuma & Yoshino 1996 -- (Chen et al. 1998:116 [ref. 23405], Allen 1997:214 [ref. 23977], Myers 1999:239 [ref. 23965], Mohlmann & Munday 1999:62 [ref. 24273], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1230 [ref. 25182], Larson & Murdy 2001:3594 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1230 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:56 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2005:128 [ref. 28745], Chen et al. 2006:2564 [ref. 29024], Allen & Erdmann 2012:868 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris yanoi Aonuma & Yoshino 1996. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific: Indonesia east to Marshall Islands and Papua New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands. Habitat: marine.