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Stenogobius gymnopomus (Bleeker, 1853)


Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water, Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Tamil Nadu Coast, Kerala, Goa and back waters East Africa, Somalia, Indonesia and Mekong delta.
East and west coasts Indo-Pacific: East Africa, including Somalia. Also reported from the Andaman Islands, India and Indonesia
Gobius gymnopomus Bleeker, 1853
Gobius hilgendorfii Pfeffer, 1896
Gobius hilgendorfi Pfeffer, 1896
Type specimen
Stenogobius gymnopomus (Bleeker, 1853) gymnopomus, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1853:270 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 4 (no. 2); Priaman, Sumatra, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): ?RMNH 4552 (62.8 mm male). Synonym: Stenogobius gymnopomus (Bleeker, 1853), Gobius gymnopomus Bleeker, 1853, Gobius hilgendorfii Pfeffer, 1896, Gobius hilgendorfi Pfeffer, 1896.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
3 Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 10. Cheek naked; opercle naked; central pectoral base sometimes scaled; breast and belly anteriorly naked; predorsal region naked or with few scales anterior to firs D VII 9-10 A I 10 Maugé, L.A., 1986