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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Trimma

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Trimma abyssum Allen, 2015

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma abyssum
[Abyssal pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Trimma agrena Winterbottom & Chen, 2004

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma agrena
[Fishnet pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Trimma anaima Winterbottom, 2000

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma anaima
[Pallid pygmygoby]

Photo by Lougher, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Trimma annosum Winterbottom, 2003

Photo by Lougher, T.
 
Trimma annosum
[Grey-bearded pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma anthrenum Winterbottom, 2006

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma anthrenum
[Honey-bee pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Trimma aturirii
[Aturiri’s pygmy goby]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Trimma avidori (Goren, 1978)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Trimma avidori
[Avidor's pygmygoby]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Trimma barralli Winterbottom, 1995

Photo by Field, R.
 
Trimma barralli
[Barrall's pygmygoby]

Photo by Pyle, R.L.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Trimma bathum Winterbottom, 2017

Photo by Pyle, R.L.
 
Trimma bathum
[Deep-reef pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Trimma benjamini Winterbottom, 1996

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma benjamini
[Ring-eye pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Trimma bisella Winterbottom, 2000

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma bisella
[Two-saddle pygmygoby]
No picture found
Southwestern Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Trimma blematium
[Blue-eyed pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Trimma burridgeae
[Mary's pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Trimma caesiura Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma caesiura
[Caesiura pygmygoby]

Photo by Hazes, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Trimma cana Winterbottom, 2004

Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Trimma cana
[Candy-cane pygmy goby]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Trimma capostriatum
[Spotted redlined pygmygoby]

Photo by Senou, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Trimma caudipunctatum Suzuki & Senou, 2009

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Trimma caudipunctatum
[Spot-tailed pygmygoby]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Trimma caudomaculatum
[Blotch-tailed pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Trimma cheni Winterbottom, 2011

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma cheni
[Face-stripe pygmy goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Trimma chledophilum Allen, 2015

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma chledophilum
[Mud pygmygoby]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Trimma corallinum (Smith, 1959)

Photo by SFSA
 
Trimma corallinum
[Polkadot pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Trimma corerefum
[Colin's pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma dalerocheila Winterbottom, 1984

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma dalerocheila
[Hotlips pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Trimma emeryi Winterbottom, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma emeryi
[Emery's pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Trimma erdmanni Winterbottom, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma erdmanni
[Erdmann’s pygmygoby]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Trimma erwani
[Slanted pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm
Trimma fangi Winterbottom & Chen, 2004

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma fangi
[Fang's pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Trimma fasciatum
[Yellow-banded pygmygoby]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Trimma filamentosus Winterbottom, 1995

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Trimma filamentosus
[Long-spine pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Trimma finistrinum Winterbottom, 2017

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma finistrinum
[Porthole pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Trimma fishelsoni Goren, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma fishelsoni
[Fishelson's pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Trimma flammeum (Smith, 1959)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma flammeum
[Flame pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific. Japan t
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Trimma flavatrum Hagiwara & Winterbottom, 2007

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma flavatrum
[Wasp pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Trimma flavicaudatum (Goren, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma flavicaudatum
[Yellow-tailed pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Trimma fraena
[Bridle pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma fucatum Winterbottom & Southcott, 2007

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma fucatum
[Harlot pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Trimma gigantum Winterbottom & Zur, 2007

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma gigantum
[Giant pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Trimma grammistes
[Black-striped pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Trimma griffithsi Winterbottom, 1984

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma griffithsi
[Griffiths' pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Trimma habrum Winterbottom, 2011

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma habrum
[Delicate pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Trimma haima Winterbottom, 1984

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma haima
[Cut-face pygmygoby]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Trimma haimassum Winterbottom, 2011

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Trimma haimassum
[Blood-spot pygmygoby]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Trimma halonevum Winterbottom, 2000

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Trimma halonevum
[Pimple pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Trimma hamartium Winterbottom, 2018

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma hamartium
[Mistaken pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Trimma hayashii Hagiwara & Winterbottom, 2007

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma hayashii
[Four-eye pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma helenae Winterbottom, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2014

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma helenae
[Helen’s pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Trimma hoesei Winterbottom, 1984

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma hoesei
[Forktail pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Trimma hollemani
[Holleman’s pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Trimma hotsarihiensis
[Helen Reef pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Trimma imaii Suzuki & Senou, 2009

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma imaii
[Imai's pygmygoby]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Trimma insularum
[Cocos pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma irinae Winterbottom, 2014

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma irinae
[Irina’s pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Trimma kardium
[Heart pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Trimma kitrinum Winterbottom & Hoese, 2015

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma kitrinum
[Citron pygmygoby]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Trimma kudoi Suzuki & Senou, 2008

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Trimma kudoi
[Kudo's pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Trimma lantana Winterbottom & Villa, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma lantana
[Lantana pygmygoby]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Trimma lutea
[Yellow barred pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Trimma macrophthalmus (Tomiyama, 1936)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma macrophthalmus
[Large-eyed pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Trimma maiandros Hoese, Winterbottom & Reader, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma maiandros
[Zigzag pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Trimma marinae Winterbottom, 2005

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma marinae
[Princess pygmygoby]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Trimma matsunoi
[Matsuno's pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Trimma meityae
[Meity’s pygmygoby]

Photo by Herler, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Trimma mendelssohni (Goren, 1978)

Photo by Herler, J.
 
Trimma mendelssohni
[Mendelssohn's pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma meranyx Winterbotton, Erdmann & Dita Cahyani, 2014

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma meranyx
[Day-night pygmy goby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma meristum Winterbottom & Hoese, 2015

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma meristum
[Split-ray pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Trimma milta Winterbottom, 2002

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma milta
[Red-earth pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Trimma multiclitellum Allen, 2015

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma multiclitellum
[Multisaddle pygmy goby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Trimma nasa Winterbottom, 2005

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma nasa
[Nasal-bar pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma nauagium Allen, 2015

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma nauagium
[Shipwreck pygmygoby]

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Trimma naudei Smith, 1957

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Trimma naudei
[Naude's pygmygoby]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Trimma necopinum
[Australian pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma nomurai Suzuki & Senou, 2007

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma nomurai
[Lilac pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Trimma okinawae (Aoyagi, 1949)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma okinawae
[Orange-red pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Indian Ocean

Trimma omanensis Winterbottom, 2000

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma omanensis
[Crescent-wing pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Trimma pajama Winterbotton, Erdmann & Dita Cahyani, 2014

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma pajama
[Pajama pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Trimma papayum Winterbottom, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma papayum
[Pawpaw pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma pentherum Winterbottom & Hoese, 2015

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma pentherum
[Mourning pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma preclarum Winterbottom, 2006

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma preclarum
[Exquisite pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Trimma putrai
[Putra’s pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Trimma quadrimaculatum
[Four-spotted pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Trimma randalli Winterbottom & Zur, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma randalli
[Randall’s pygmygoby]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Trimma readerae
[Reader's pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Trimma rubromaculatum Allen & Munday, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma rubromaculatum
[Red-spotted pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Trimma sanguinellus Winterbottom & Southcott, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma sanguinellus
[Sanguinello pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma sheppardi Winterbottom, 1984

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma sheppardi
[Sheppard's pygmygoby]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Trimma sostra Winterbottom, 2004

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Trimma sostra
[Sostra's pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Trimma squamicana Winterbottom, 2004

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma squamicana
[Red-blotch pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Trimma stobbsi Winterbottom, 2001

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma stobbsi
[Stobbs' pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Trimma striatum (Herre, 1945)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma striatum
[Red-lined pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma tauroculum Winterbottom & Zur, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma tauroculum
[Bullseye pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Trimma taylori Lobel, 1979

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma taylori
[Yellow pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Trimma tevegae Cohen & Davis, 1969

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma tevegae
[Tevegae pygmygoby]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma trioculatum Winterbottom, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2015

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Trimma trioculatum
[Three-eyed pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.6 cm NG
Trimma unisquame (Gosline, 1959)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma unisquame
[Blackmargin pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Trimma volcana Winterbottom, 2003

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma volcana
[Volcano pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Indian Ocean

Trimma winchi Winterbottom, 1984

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma winchi
[Winch's pygmygoby]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Trimma winterbottomi Randall & Downing, 1994

Photo by Field, R.
 
Trimma winterbottomi
[Trench-head pygmygoby]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm TL
Trimma woutsi Winterbottom, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trimma woutsi
[Wouter's pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Trimma xanthochrum Winterbottom, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma xanthochrum
[Step-spot pygmygoby]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific

Trimma xanthum Winterbottom & Hoese, 2015

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Trimma xanthum
[Yellow-red pygmygoby]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Trimma yanagitai Suzuki & Senou, 2007

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Trimma yanagitai
[Brown pygmygoby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Trimma yanoi Suzuki & Senou, 2008

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trimma yanoi
[Pudgy pygmygoby]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Trimma yoshinoi Suzuki, Yano & Senou, 2015

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Trimma yoshinoi
[Yoshino's pygmygoby]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Trimma zurae Winterbotton, Erdmann & Dita Cahyani, 2014

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Trimma zurae
[Marg’s pygmygoby]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Trimma abyssum Abyssal pygmygoby Eastern Indian Ocean 3.2 SL 2015
Trimma agrena Fishnet pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.1 SL 2004
Trimma anaima Pallid pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 3 SL 2000
Trimma annosum Grey-bearded pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 2.8 SL 2003
Trimma anthrenum Honey-bee pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2006
Trimma aturirii Aturiri’s pygmy goby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2015
Trimma avidori Avidor's pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.5 TL 1978
Trimma barralli Barrall's pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.8 SL 1995
Trimma bathum Deep-reef pygmygoby Western Central Pacific 1.6 SL 2017
Trimma benjamini Ring-eye pygmygoby Western Pacific 3 SL 1996
Trimma bisella Two-saddle pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.4 SL 2000
Trimma blematium Blue-eyed pygmygoby Southwestern Pacific 2.3 SL 2018
Trimma burridgeae Mary's pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.9 SL 2016
Trimma caesiura Caesiura pygmygoby Western Pacific 3.5 SL 1906
Trimma cana Candy-cane pygmy goby Western Pacific 2.5 SL 2004
Trimma capostriatum Spotted redlined pygmygoby Southwest Pacific 2.9 SL 1981
Trimma caudipunctatum Spot-tailed pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.1 SL 2009
Trimma caudomaculatum Blotch-tailed pygmygoby Indo-Pacific 2.7 SL 1975
Trimma cheni Face-stripe pygmy goby Western Pacific Ocean 2.2 SL 2011
Trimma chledophilum Mud pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.2 SL 2015
Trimma corallinum Polkadot pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.5 TL 1959
Trimma corerefum Colin's pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2016
Trimma dalerocheila Hotlips pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.0 SL 1984
Trimma emeryi Emery's pygmygoby Indo-Pacific 2.5 TL 1985
Trimma erdmanni Erdmann’s pygmygoby Western Pacific Ocean 2.6 SL 2011
Trimma erwani Slanted pygmygoby Eastern Central Pacific 1.4 SL 2016
Trimma fangi Fang's pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.1 2004
Trimma fasciatum Yellow-banded pygmygoby Western Pacific 2 SL 2012
Trimma filamentosus Long-spine pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.8 SL 1995
Trimma finistrinum Porthole pygmygoby Western Central Pacific 2.5 SL 2017
Trimma fishelsoni Fishelson's pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.7 SL 1985
Trimma flammeum Flame pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.2 SL 1959
Trimma flavatrum Wasp pygmygoby Western Pacific. Japan t 2.3 SL 2007
Trimma flavicaudatum Yellow-tailed pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2.4 SL 1982
Trimma fraena Bridle pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 1984
Trimma fucatum Harlot pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 2.0 SL 2007
Trimma gigantum Giant pygmygoby Western Pacific 3.0 SL 2007
Trimma grammistes Black-striped pygmygoby Western Pacific 3 SL 1936
Trimma griffithsi Griffiths' pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific. 3 SL 1984
Trimma habrum Delicate pygmygoby Western Pacific Ocean 1.8 SL 2011
Trimma haima Cut-face pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 1.7 SL 1984
Trimma haimassum Blood-spot pygmygoby Western Pacific 3.1 SL 2011
Trimma halonevum Pimple pygmygoby Indo-Pacific 3 SL 2000
Trimma hamartium Mistaken pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.5 SL 2018
Trimma hayashii Four-eye pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.3 SL 2007
Trimma helenae Helen’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2014
Trimma hoesei Forktail pygmygoby Indo-Pacific 2.4 SL 1984
Trimma hollemani Holleman’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.8 SL 2016
Trimma hotsarihiensis Helen Reef pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.6 SL 2009
Trimma imaii Imai's pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.8 SL 2009
Trimma insularum Cocos pygmygoby Eastern Indian Ocean 2.8 SL 2015
Trimma irinae Irina’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2014
Trimma kardium Heart pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.7 SL 2015
Trimma kitrinum Citron pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.7 SL 2015
Trimma kudoi Kudo's pygmygoby Northwest Pacific 2.5 SL 2008
Trimma lantana Lantana pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.9 SL 2003
Trimma lutea Yellow barred pygmygoby Eastern Central Pacific 2.3 SL 2016
Trimma macrophthalmus Large-eyed pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 2.5 TL 1936
Trimma maiandros Zigzag pygmygoby Indo-Pacific 2.7 SL 2011
Trimma marinae Princess pygmygoby Western Pacific 2 SL 2005
Trimma matsunoi Matsuno's pygmygoby Northwest Pacific 2.6 SL 2012
Trimma meityae Meity’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2018
Trimma mendelssohni Mendelssohn's pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1978
Trimma meranyx Day-night pygmy goby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2014
Trimma meristum Split-ray pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2015
Trimma milta Red-earth pygmygoby Pacific Ocean 3 TL 2002
Trimma multiclitellum Multisaddle pygmy goby Western Pacific 1.7 SL 2015
Trimma nasa Nasal-bar pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.3 SL 2005
Trimma nauagium Shipwreck pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2015
Trimma naudei Naude's pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 1957
Trimma necopinum Australian pygmygoby Southwest Pacific 4 TL 1959
Trimma nomurai Lilac pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2007
Trimma okinawae Orange-red pygmygoby Western Pacific 3.5 SL 1949
Trimma omanensis Crescent-wing pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 2000
Trimma pajama Pajama pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.6 SL 2014
Trimma papayum Pawpaw pygmygoby Western Pacific Ocean 2.2 SL 2011
Trimma pentherum Mourning pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2015
Trimma preclarum Exquisite pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2006
Trimma putrai Putra’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.2 SL 2019
Trimma quadrimaculatum Four-spotted pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 1.7 SL 2015
Trimma randalli Randall’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.0 SL 2007
Trimma readerae Reader's pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.6 SL 2015
Trimma rubromaculatum Red-spotted pygmygoby Western Pacific. 3.5 SL 1995
Trimma sanguinellus Sanguinello pygmygoby Eastern Indian Ocean 2.1 SL 2007
Trimma sheppardi Sheppard's pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 1.9 SL 1984
Trimma sostra Sostra's pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.4 SL 2004
Trimma squamicana Red-blotch pygmygoby Eastern Central Pacific 2.1 SL 2004
Trimma stobbsi Stobbs' pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 2.5 TL 2001
Trimma striatum Red-lined pygmygoby Indo-West Pacific 3 TL 1945
Trimma tauroculum Bullseye pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2007
Trimma taylori Yellow pygmygoby Indo-Pacific 3.5 SL 1979
Trimma tevegae Tevegae pygmygoby Western Pacific 4.5 TL 1969
Trimma trioculatum Three-eyed pygmygoby Western Pacific 1.9 SL 2015
Trimma unisquame Blackmargin pygmygoby Pacific Ocean 2.6 NG 1959
Trimma volcana Volcano pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 1.9 SL 2003
Trimma winchi Winch's pygmygoby Western Indian Ocean 1984
Trimma winterbottomi Trench-head pygmygoby Indian Ocean 3 TL 1994
Trimma woutsi Wouter's pygmygoby Eastern Central Pacific 2.3 TL 2002
Trimma xanthochrum Step-spot pygmygoby Western Pacific Ocean 2.5 SL 2011
Trimma xanthum Yellow-red pygmygoby Western Pacific 2015
Trimma yanagitai Brown pygmygoby Northwest Pacific 3.7 SL 2007
Trimma yanoi Pudgy pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.2 SL 2008
Trimma yoshinoi Yoshino's pygmygoby Northwest Pacific 2.1 SL 2015
Trimma zurae Marg’s pygmygoby Western Pacific 2.3 SL 2014



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