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Paragobiodon echinocephalus (Ruppell, 1830)

Redhead goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Laccadives, coast of India. India: Found in coastal waters and the Laccadives. Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to Lord Howe Island. --
Coastal waters and the Laccadives. Red Sea, East Africa to the Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands and south to Lord Howe Island.
Synonyms
Gobius echinocephalus  Rüppell, 1830
Gobius amiciensis  Valenciennes, 1837
Type specimen
Paragobiodon echinocephalus (Ruppell, 1830) echinocephalus, Gobius Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:136, Pl. 34 (fig. 3) [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Syntypes or possible types: BMNH 1860.12.3.2-3 (2); SMF 1722 (6); ZMB 2087-89 (1, 1, 1), 6553 (1), 15589 (1). Synonym: Paragobiodon echinocephalus (Rüppell, 1830), Gobius echinocephalus Rüppell, 1830, Gobius amiciensis Valenciennes, 1837.  More...
Biology
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