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Awaous ocellaris (Broussonet, 1782)

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Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water, Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Waterbody Coastal zone Area surveyed
Indo-west Pacific
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Andaman and Coastal waters. Philippines, north to Japan, Fiji, French Polinesia, New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
Andaman, Coastal waters India: Andaman, Coastal waters, Indo-Pacific: India to Philippines, north to Japan, Fiji, French Polinesia, New Caledonia and Vanuatu
Synonyms
Gobius ocellaris Broussonet, 1782
Chonophorus ocellaris (Broussonnet, 1782)
Gobius awaou Lacepède, 1800
Gobius awao Lacepède, 1800
Type specimen
Awaous ocellaris (Broussonet, 1782) ocellaris, Gobius Broussonet [P. M. A.] 1782:[15], Pl. [2] [Ichthyologia, sistens piscium descriptiones et icones. Decas I.; Tahiti, Society Islands. Mus. Banks (apparently lost). Synonym: Awaous ocellaris- (Broussonet, 1782), Gobius ocellaris- Broussonet, 1782, Chonophorus ocellaris- (Broussonnet, 1782), Gobius awaou- Lacepède, 1800, Gobius awao- Lacepède, 1800.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Awaous ocellaris (Broussonet, 1782) ocellaris, Gobius Broussonet [P. M. A.] 1782:[15], Pl. [2] [Ichthyologia, sistens piscium descriptiones et icones. Decas I.;
2 Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 10; Vertebrae: 26. A black ocellus on the posterior part of the first dorsal fin. Upper jaw thick and slightly extended. The cheek and upper portion of operculum scale
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