Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 55, Issue 6, pp 783–791 | Cite as

An overview of gobies of the subfamily Amblyopinae (Gobiidae) from the Western South China Sea (Vietnam and Indonesia) and Pacific waters of the Philippines

  • A. M. ProkofievEmail author


Gobies of the subfamily Amblyopinae are described from Nha Trang and Van Phong bays (South China Sea, Vietnam), where five genera and five species (including a new genus and species Biendongella iljini gen et sp. n.) are recorded. The second species of a new genus, B. hemilissa gen et sp. n., is described from the waters to the south of the Anambas Islands (South China Sea, Indonesia). Another new genus and species, Sovvityazius acer gen et sp. n., is described from the Pacific waters of the Philippines. Both new genera belong to the genera group Taenioides. The species Trypauchenichthys larsonae registered previously only off North Australia is recorded in the Pacific waters of the Philippines.


Amblyopinae new taxa new records western tropical Pacific 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and EvolutionRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Shirshov Institute of OceanologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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