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Mahidolia mystacina (Valenciennes, 1837)

Flagfin prawn 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
Andaman, Godavary and Ennore estuaries in the east coast of India. Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Delagoa Bay, Mozambique and east to the Society Islands, north to southern Japan (?), south to northern Australia and Samoa.
Andaman sea, Godavary and east coast Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Delagoa Bay, Mozambique and east to the Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and Samoa
Synonyms
Gobius mystacinus  Valenciennes, 1837
Waitea mystacina  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Gobius mystacina  Valenciennes, 1837
Mahidoria mystacina  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Gobius pulverulentus  Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1837
Mahidiolia normani Smith & Koumans, 1932
Mahidiolia duque  Smith, 1947
Waitea buchanani  Rao, 1972
Type specimen
Mahidolia mystacina (Valenciennes, 1837) mystacinus, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:124 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12] Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-2967. Synonym: Mahidolia mystacina (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius mystacinus Valenciennes, 1837, Waitea mystacina (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius mystacina Valenciennes, 1837, Mahidoria mystacina (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius pulverulentus Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1837, Mahidiolia normani Smith & Koumans, 1932, Mahidiolia duque Smith, 1947, Waitea buchanani Rao, 1972.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D VI+I 10; A I 9; P i 16
2 D VI+I 10; A I 9; P i 16 fish base
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