Genus Oxyurichthys

Large, distinctive gobies found in a range of estuarine and coastal marine habitats in the tropical Indo-west Pacific. They are often collected by trawling and are usually present in artisanal fishmarkets throughout Southeast Asia.
Six species occur in Australian waters.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Oxyurichthys in Fishes of Australia, accessed 13 Dec 2018,


Pezold, F. & Larson, H.K. 2015. A revision of the fish genus Oxyurichthys (Gobioidei: Gobiidae) with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 3988(1): 001–095. PDF Open Access