Rhinogobius is a genus
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 of primarily freshwater
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The gobies form the family Gobiidae, which is one of the largest families of fish, with more than 2,000 species in more than 200 genera. Most are relatively small, typically less than 10 cm in length...

 native to tropical and temperate
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 parts of Asia. Most are small, streamlined in shape, and often sexually dimorphic. Few are of commercial importance, but R. duospilus (= R. wui) is fairly widely traded as an aquarium fish
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There are 53 described species known, as well as some undescribed but significantly distinct populations that almost certainly represent more species:
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