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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Vanderhorstia

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Vanderhorstia ambanoro (Fourmanoir, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Vanderhorstia ambanoro
[Ambanoro prawn-goby]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Vanderhorstia attenuata Randall, 2007

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Vanderhorstia attenuata
[Tapertail shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Vanderhorstia auronotata Randall, 2007

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Vanderhorstia auronotata
[Gold-marked shrimpgoby]
No picture found


 
Vanderhorstia auropunctata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia bella
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Vanderhorstia belloides Randall, 2007

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Vanderhorstia belloides
[Bella shrimpgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia cyanolineata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia dawnarnallae
[Dawn’s shrimpgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Vanderhorstia delagoae (Barnard, 1937)

Photo by Photo by Herler, J.
 
Vanderhorstia delagoae
[Candystick goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Vanderhorstia dorsomacula Randall, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Vanderhorstia dorsomacula
[Dorsalspot shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Vanderhorstia flavilineata Allen & Munday, 1995

Photo by Photo by Steene, R.
 
Vanderhorstia flavilineata
[Yellow-lined shrimpgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia fulvopelvis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia hiramatsui
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia kizakura
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Vanderhorstia lepidobucca Allen, Peristiwady & Erdmann, 2014

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Vanderhorstia lepidobucca
[Scalycheek shrimpgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia longimanus
[Longfin shrimpgoby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Vanderhorstia macropteryx (Franz, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Vanderhorstia macropteryx
[Bigfin shrimpgoby]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Vanderhorstia mertensi Klausewitz, 1974

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Vanderhorstia mertensi
[Mertens' prawn-goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Vanderhorstia nannai Winterbottom, Iwata & Kozawa, 2005

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Vanderhorstia nannai
[Moon-spotted shrimp goby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Vanderhorstia nobilis Allen & Randall, 2006

Photo by Photo by Steene, R.
 
Vanderhorstia nobilis
[Majestic shrimpgoby]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Vanderhorstia opercularis Randall, 2007

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Vanderhorstia opercularis
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Vanderhorstia ornatissima Smith, 1959

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Vanderhorstia ornatissima
[Ornate prawn-goby]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Vanderhorstia papilio Shibukawa & Suzuki, 2004

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Vanderhorstia papilio
[Butterfly shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Vanderhorstia phaeosticta (Randall, Shao & Chen, 2007)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Vanderhorstia phaeosticta
[Yellowfoot shrimpgoby]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia puncticeps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Vanderhorstia rapa
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Vanderhorstia steelei Randall & Munday, 2008

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Vanderhorstia steelei
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Vanderhorstia vandersteene Allen, Erdmann & Brooks, 2020

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Vanderhorstia vandersteene
[Electric shrimpgoby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Vanderhorstia wayag Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Vanderhorstia wayag
[Wayag shrimpgoby]



29 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Vanderhorstia ambanoro Ambanoro prawn-goby Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1957
Vanderhorstia attenuata Tapertail shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 3.6 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia auronotata Gold-marked shrimpgoby Western Pacific 2.8 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia auropunctata Northwest Pacific 1955
Vanderhorstia bella Western Central Pacific 7.1 SL 2005
Vanderhorstia belloides Bella shrimpgoby Western Pacific 4.8 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia cyanolineata Western Pacific 2.4 SL 2013
Vanderhorstia dawnarnallae Dawn’s shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 3.9 SL 2019
Vanderhorstia delagoae Candystick goby Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1937
Vanderhorstia dorsomacula Dorsalspot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 4.0 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia flavilineata Yellow-lined shrimpgoby Western Pacific 2.7 SL 1995
Vanderhorstia fulvopelvis Western Pacific 1.8 SL 2013
Vanderhorstia hiramatsui Northwest Pacific 6.5 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia kizakura Northwest Pacific 3.5 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia lepidobucca Scalycheek shrimpgoby Western Pacific 4.0 SL 2014
Vanderhorstia longimanus Longfin shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 2.5 SL 1909
Vanderhorstia macropteryx Bigfin shrimpgoby Northwest Pacific 8.1 SL 1910
Vanderhorstia mertensi Mertens' prawn-goby Indo-West Pacific 11 TL 1974
Vanderhorstia nannai Moon-spotted shrimp goby Western Pacific 3.3 SL 2005
Vanderhorstia nobilis Majestic shrimpgoby Western Pacific 7 TL 2006
Vanderhorstia opercularis Western Indian Ocean 5.1 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia ornatissima Ornate prawn-goby Indo-Pacific 8.5 TL 1959
Vanderhorstia papilio Butterfly shrimpgoby Northwest Pacific 4.1 SL 2004
Vanderhorstia phaeosticta Yellowfoot shrimpgoby Western Pacific 2.4 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia puncticeps Northwest Pacific 4.0 SL 1980
Vanderhorstia rapa Northwest Pacific; oof so 5.0 SL 2007
Vanderhorstia steelei Eastern Pacific 5.2 SL 2008
Vanderhorstia vandersteene Electric shrimpgoby Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL 2020
Vanderhorstia wayag Wayag shrimpgoby Western Pacific 3.3 SL 2012



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