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Favonigobius reichei (Bleeker, 1853)

Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water, Marine Native Near Threatened (NT)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Ennore estuary, Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Port Blair. East Africa to the Philippines, north to Japan and south to northern Australia.
Gobius reichei Bleeker, 1854
Acentrogobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854)
Papillogobius reichei (Bleeker,1854)
Gobius neilli Day, 1868
Acentrogobius neilli (Day, 1868)
Favonigobius neilli (Day, 1868)
Gobius zanzibarensis Liénard, 1891
Rhinogobius robinsoni Fowler, 1934
Ctenogobius godavariensis Visweswara Rao, 1971
Type specimen
Favonigobius reichei (Bleeker, 1853) reichei, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1854:509 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 5 (no. 3); Padang, Sumatra [Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean]. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4672. Synonym: Favonigobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854), Gobius reichei Bleeker, 1854, Acentrogobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854), Papillogobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854), Papillonigobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854), Gobius neilli Day, 1868, Acentrogobius neilli (Day, 1868), Favonigobius neilli (Day, 1868), Gobius zanzibarensis Liénard, 1891, Rhinogobius robinsoni Fowler, 1934, Ctenogobius godavariensis Visweswara Rao, 1971.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D VI+l 8-9; A I 8; P i 15