Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimen Records: 68
Specimens with Sequences: 61
Specimens with Barcodes: 61
Species With Barcodes: 10
Public Records: 32
Public Species: 5
Public BINs: 4
Rhinogobius is a genus of primarily freshwater gobies native to tropical and temperate parts of eastern Asia. Most are small, streamlined in shape, and often sexually dimorphic. Few are of commercial importance, but R. duospilus is fairly widely traded as an aquarium fish.
There are currently 62 recognized species in this genus:
In addition, there are several undescribed species awaiting further study:
- Rhinogobius sp. 'BB' "Blue Belly"
- Rhinogobius sp. 'BW' "Lake Biwa"
- Rhinogobius sp. 'CB' "Crossband" – shima-yoshinobori (Japanese)
- Rhinogobius sp. 'CO' "Cobalt" – ruri-yoshinobori (Japanese)
- Rhinogobius sp. 'DL' "Depressed Large"
- Rhinogobius sp. 'MO' "Mosaic"
- Rhinogobius sp. 'TO' "Tokai"
- Rhinogobius sp. 'YB' "Yellow Belly" – kibara-yoshinobori (Japanese)
- Suzuki, T., et al. (2012). A new species of Rhinogobius Gill, 1859 (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Bonin Islands, Japan. Journal of Marine Science and Technology 19(6) 693-701.
- Chen, I-S. & Miller, P.J. (2014): A new freshwater goby of Rhinogobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Hainan Island, Southern China. Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 21 (Suppl.) : 124-129.
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