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IUCN/SSC Coral Reef Fishes Specialist Group. International Marinelife Alliance-University of Guam Marine Laboratory, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96913 USA. Phone: (671) 735-2187. Fax: (671) 734-6767. E-mail: [email protected] .edu Web site: <>

Terry J. Donaldson, PhD

Class Actinopterygii Order Perciformes Suborder Gobioidei Number of families 2-9

Photo: The twinspot goby (Signigobius biocellatus) has false eyespots on its dorsal fin that provide protective mimicry to help ward off predators. (Photo by David Hall/Photo Researchers. Reproduced by permission.)

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