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Oplopomus oplopomus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Spinecheek goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Neopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Along the coast and Andaman Island East Africa, Madagascar east to Marshall and Society islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan, Red Sea, south to Queensland in Australia and New Caledonia.
Synonyms
Gobius oplopomus  Valenciennes, 1837
Opolomus opolomus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Type specimen
Oplopomus oplopomus (Valenciennes, 1837) oplopomus, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:66 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Ehrenberg specimens (possible syntypes): ?MNHN uncat. (1, whereabouts unknown), ZMB 2060-61 (3, 4). Synonym: Oplopomus oplopomus (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius oplopomus Valenciennes, 1837, Opolomus opolomus (Valenciennes, 1837).  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
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2