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Periophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941

Walton's mudskipper

Classification
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
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Coastal waters and Mangroove on the East coast of India. Persian Gulf to Pakistan.
Coastal waters and Mangroove on the East coast of India
Synonyms
Periophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941
Type specimen
Periophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941 waltoni, Periophthalmus Koumans [F. P.] 1941:288 [Memoirs of the Indian Museum v. 13 (pt 3)] Iraq and Pakistan. Syntypes: RMNH 17004 (2), ZSI (4, not found). Synonym: Periophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D IV-XIV + I 12; A I 9; P i 12
2
3
4 Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 10 - 11.