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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], Zajonz et al. 2019:95 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris periophthalma (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Socotra, 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], Zajonz et al. 2019:95 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz 1974). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Socotra, 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], Zajonz et al. 2019:95 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris sungami (Klausewitz 1969). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: Socotra, 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], Zajonz et al. 2019:95 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris triguttata Randall 1994. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Socotra, 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], Zajonz et al. 2019:95 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Amblyeleotris wheeleri (Polunin & Lubbock 1977). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Socotra, 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.