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Stigmatogobius sadanundio (Hamilton, 1822)


Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water Native Not Evaluated
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Sunderbans,Calcutta(West Bengal),Godavery estuary,visiting fresh waters
Sunderbans, Kolkata, West Bengal, Godavari estuary
Gobius sadanundio Hamilton, 1822
Gobius apogonius Cantor, 1849
Type specimen
Stigmatogobius sadanundio (Hamilton, 1822) sadanundio, Gobius Hamilton [F.] 1822:52, 366 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; Estuaries near Calcutta, India. No types known. Synonym: Stigmatogobius sadanundio (Hamilton, 1822), Gobius sadanundio Hamilton, 1822, Gobius apogonius Cantor, 1849.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Body pearly grey with three or four roughly aligned rows of round black spots along the sides; bases of soft dorsal and anal fins with elongate spots and streaks (aligned with fin rays); elongate blackish spot on first dorsal fin between third to fifth do D VI+I 7; A I 8; P i 16-17 Larson, H.K., 2005. A revision of the gobiid genus Stigmatogobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with descriptions of two new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 16(4):347-370.