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Amblygobius albimaculatus (Ruppell, 1830)

Butterfly Goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
southwestern Indian Ocean. Red Sea, East Africa, south to Durban in South Africa, western Indian Ocean islands, Indonesia, Australia, South Pacific islands, Japan and Philippines.
Synonyms
Gobius albimaculatus  Rüppell, 1830
Gobius albomaculatus  (Rüppell, 1830)
Gobius papilio  Valenciennes, 1837
Gobius quinqueocellatus  Valenciennes, 1837
Gobius vonbondei  Smith, 1936
Type specimen
Amblygobius albimaculatus (Ruppell, 1830) albimaculatus, Gobius Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:135 [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres; Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Lectotype: SMF 1733. Paralectotypes: ?BMNH 1860.11.9.66-67 (2), SMF 4844-45 (2). Synonym: Amblygobius albimaculatus- (Rüppell, 1830), Gobius albimaculatus- Rüppell, 1830, Gobius albomaculatus- (Rüppell, 1830), Gobius papilio- Valenciennes, 1837, Gobius quinqueocellatus- Valenciennes, 1837, Gobius vonbondei- Smith, 1936.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Amblygobius albimaculatus (Ruppell, 1830) albimaculatus, Gobius Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:135 [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres;
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