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Trypauchen vagina (Valenciennes, 1830)


Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Hooghly Matlah river in west Bengal, Visakhapatnam. China, Philippines, New Caledonia, South Africa
Hooghly Matlah river in West Bengal, Visakhapatnam. Malay Archipelago to China, Philippines, New Caledonia and South Africa.
Gobius vagina Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Gobioides ruber Hamilton, 1822
Trypauchen wakae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Type specimen
Trypauchen vagina (Valenciennes, 1830) vagina, Gobius Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:73 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae] Tranquebar [Tharangambadi], India. Holotype (unique): ZMB 2127. Synonym: Trypauchen vagina (Bloch & Schneider, 1801), Gobius vagina Bloch & Schneider, 1801, Gobioides ruber Hamilton, 1822, Trypauchen wakae Jordan & Snyder, 1901.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Body elongate and compressed. Eyes minute. Mouth oblique; teeth in several rows, pointed, outer row enlarged and caninoid. Dorsal fin continuous; dorsal and anal fins confluent with caudal fin. D VI 39-47; A I 40-46; P 15-17 Murdy, E.O., 2006; Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993