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Valenciennea muralis (Valenciennes, 1837)

Mural Goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
eastern Indian Ocean western tropical Pacific
eastern Indian Ocean. western tropical Pacific.
Synonyms
Eleotris muralis Valenciennes, 1837
Eleotroides muralis (Valenciennes, 1837)
Valencienna muralis (Valenciennes, 1837)
Eleotris trabeatus Richardson, 1843
Eleotris lineata Castelnau, 1875
Eleotris nigrifilis Ogilby, 1897
Valenciennea aruensis Ogilby, 1910
Type specimen
Valenciennea muralis (Valenciennes, 1837) muralis, Eleotris Valenciennes [A.] (ex Quoy & Gaimard) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:253, Pl. 357 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12] Tikopia, 12°20'S, 168°50'E, Santa Cruz Archipelago, Solomon Islands, western Pacific. Syntypes: MNHN A-1577 (2). Synonym: Valenciennea muralis (Valenciennes, 1837), Eleotris muralis Valenciennes, 1837, Eleotroides muralis (Valenciennes, 1837), Valencienna muralis (Valenciennes, 1837), Eleotris trabeatus Richardson, 1843, Eleotris lineata Castelnau, 1875, Eleotris nigrifilis Ogilby, 1897, Valenciennea aruensis Ogilby, 1910.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 2 to 3 blue-bordered red longitudinal stripes on the head that extends faintly on the body, as well as red basal stripes on the dorsal and anal fins, a dark tip on the first dorsal fin, and red ocelli on the caudal fin; characterized further by pale grey
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