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Awaous fluviatilis (Rao, 1971)

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Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Waterbody Coastal zone Area surveyed
Godavary estuary, visiting fresh water.
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Godavary estuary.
Godavary estuary, visiting fresh water.
Synonyms
Chiramenu fluviatilis  Rao, 1971
Type specimen
Awaous fluviatilis (Rao, 1971) fluviatilis, Chiramenu Rao [V. V.] 1971:184, Figs. 1-2 [Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India v. 12 (nos 1-2) [1970]; ref. 12524] Gautami, Godavari estuary, eastern India. Holotype: ZMAU. Paratypes: ZMAU (10). Synonym: Awaous fluviatilis (Rao, 1971), Chiramenu fluviatilis Rao, 1971.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Dl VI, D2 I 10; A I 10; P i 15 Awaous fluviatilis (Rao, 1971) fluviatilis, Chiramenu Rao [V. V.] 1971:184, Figs. 1-2 [Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India v. 12 (nos 1-2) [1970]; ]
2 Body elongate and slender, its depth 5.7 to 6.2 times in standard length. Mouth inferior; teeth closely-set. Scales ctenoid, increase in size posteriorly, 54 to 58 in longitudinal series
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