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Istigobius ornatus (Ruppell, 1830)

Ornate Goby

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 Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Indo-Pacific. Tonga, Red Sea, south to northern Mozambique, east to Fiji, north to southern Taiwan and south to New Caledonia.
Indo-Pacific Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to northern Mozambique and east to Fiji, north to southern Taiwan, south to New Caledonia. Recently recorded from Tonga
Synonyms
Gobius ornatus  Rüppell, 1830
Acentrogobius ornatus  (Rüppell, 1830)
Gobius ehrenbergii  Valenciennes, 1837
Gobius elegans Valenciennes, 1837
Istigobius elegans  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Gobius ventralis  Valenciennes, 1837
Gobius interstinctus  Richardson, 1844
Gobius periophthalmoides  Bleeker, 1851
Gobius thurstoni  Day, 1888
Gobius venustulus  Fowler, 1904
Gobius calderae  Evermann & Seale, 1906
Ctenogobius calderae  (Evermann & Seale, 1906)
Rhinogobius calderae  (Evermann & Seale, 1906)
Gobius stephensoni  Whitley, 1932
Istigobius stephensoni  (Whitley, 1932)
Sicyopterus maritimus  Fourmanoir, 1955
Type specimen
Istigobius ornatus (Ruppell, 1830) ornatus, Gobius Day [F.] 1871:691 [15] [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1870 (pt 3); Andaman Islands. No types known. Synonym: Istigobius ornatus (Rüppell, 1830), Gobius ornatus Rüppell, 1830, Acentrogobius ornatus (Rüppell, 1830), Gobius ehrenbergii Valenciennes, 1837, Gobius elegans Valenciennes, 1837, Istigobius elegans (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius ventralis Valenciennes, 1837, Gobius interstinctus Richardson, 1844, Gobius periophthalmoides Bleeker, 1851, Gobius thurstoni Day, 1888, Gobius venustulus Fowler, 1904, Gobius calderae Evermann & Seale, 1906, Ctenogobius calderae (Evermann & Seale, 1906), Rhinogobius calderae (Evermann & Seale, 1906), Gobius stephensoni Whitley, 1932, Istigobius stephensoni (Whitley, 1932) Sicyopterus maritimus Fourmanoir, 1955.  More...
Biology
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