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Gnatholepis cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853)

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Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Laccadive sea Indo-Pacific: widespread from South Africa to Pitcairn I.; in the Pacific north to Miyake-jima, Japan, south to Sydney Harbour, Australia; in the Indian Ocean north to Djibouti (Gulf of Tadjourah) and south to Aliwal Shoal, Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Laccadive sea. South and East Africa, Amirantes, Comoros, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Wake Atoll, Atlantic Ocean, Marshall, Line and Gambier islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, Lord Howe Island, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia, Tonga and Pitcairn Island.
Gobius cauerensis  Bleeker, 1853
Acentrogobius cauerensis  (Bleeker, 1853)
Gnatholepis cauerensis cauerensis  (Bleeker, 1853)
Gnatholepis scapulostigma  Herre, 1953
Fusigobius scapulostigma  (Herre, 1953)
Gnatholepis inconsequens  Whitley, 1958
Gnatholepis cauerensis australis  Randall & Greenfield, 2001
Gnatholepis australis  Randall & Greenfield, 2001
Gnatholepis cauerensis hawaiiensis  Randall & Greenfield, 2001
Gnatholepis hawaiiensis  Randall & Greenfield, 2001
Type specimen
Gnatholepis cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853) cauerensis, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1853:269 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 4 (no. 2); Cauer, a village on the southwestern coast of Sumatra, 4°44'S, 103°15'E [Bengkulu, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean]. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4523 (1 of 2). Synonym: Gnatholepis cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853), Gobius cauerensis Bleeker, 1853, Acentrogobius cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853), Gnatholepis cauerensis cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853), Gnatholepis scapulostigma Herre, 1953, Fusigobius scapulostigma (Herre, 1953), Gnatholepis inconsequens Whitley, 1958, Gnatholepis cauerensis australis Randall & Greenfield, 2001, Gnatholepis australis Randall & Greenfield, 2001, Gnatholepis cauerensis hawaiiensis Randall & Greenfield, 2001, Gnatholepis hawaiiensis Randall & Greenfield, 2001.  More...
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