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Istigobius spence (Smith, 1947)

Pearl Goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Bitra Island in Laccadives in the Central Indian ocean. Mozambique, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Australia and Micronesia.
Bitra in the Laccadives in the Central Indian ocean Indo-Pacific: Mozambique, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and Micronesia; undoubtedly more widespread.
Synonyms
Gobius spence  Smith, 1947
Acentrogobius spence (Smith, 1947)
Acentrogobius aestuarius  Smith, 1959
Type specimen
Istigobius spence (Smith, 1947) spence, Gobius Smith [J. L. B.] 1947:809 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 11) v. 13 (no. 108) (art. 77); Delagoa Bay, Mozambique, western Indian Ocean. Syntypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 190 (4). Synonym: Istigobius spence (Smith, 1947), Gobius spence Smith, 1947, Acentrogobius spence (Smith, 1947), Acentrogobius aestuarius Smith, 1959.  More...
Biology
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