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Parapocryptes rictuosus  (Valenciennes, 1837)

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Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Indian Ocean: India; Chilka lake, Ennur back waters.
Chilka lake and Ennure back waters.
Synonyms
Apocryptes rictuosus Valenciennes, 1837
Type specimen
Parapocryptes rictuosus (Valenciennes, 1837) rictuosus, Apocryptes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:151 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12] Mouth of River of Arian, Puducherry, India. Syntypes: MNHN A-1444 (3), A-1445 (1). Synonym: Parapocryptes rictuosus (Valenciennes, 1837), Apocryptes rictuosus Valenciennes, 1837.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 floor of mouth and tongue with black flecks; 2 small pores anteriorly on nape; extremely long caudal fin http://www.fishbase.org/summary/25250
2 D VI + I 23-26; A I 24-28; P i 19
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