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Periophthalmodon schlosseri (Pallas, 1770)

Giant mudskipper

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 Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Mud flats in India, visiting fresh water. Singapore, Bedok, Changi, Pulu Obi, Pulu ayer Merbau, Banka, Sumatra, Java, Jakarta, Madura, Borneo, Celebes, Ambon, Waigeu, Mekong, New Guinea, Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Thailand.
Mud flats in India Indo-West Pacific: Singapore, Bedok, Changi, Pulu Obi, Pulu ayer Merbau, Banka, Sumatra, Java, Jakarta, Madura, Borneo, Celebes, Ambon, Waigeu, New Guinea, Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak, and Thailand
Synonyms
Gobius schlosseri Pallas, 1770
Periophthalmus schlosseri (Pallas, 1770)
Periophthalmodon schosseri (Pallas, 1770)
Type specimen
Periophthalmodon schlosseri (Pallas, 1770) schlosseri, Gobius Pallas [P. S.] 1770:3, Pl. 1 (figs. 1-4) [Spicilegia Zoologica v. 1 (fasc. 8)] Ambon Island [or East Indies], Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Swedish museum. Synonym: Periophthalmodon schlosseri (Pallas, 1770), Gobius schlosseri Pallas, 1770, Periophthalmus schlosseri (Pallas, 1770), Periophthalmodon schosseri (Pallas, 1770).  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D IX-X + I 12-14; A I 11-12: P i 14-19
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3
4 D IX-X + I 12-14; A I 11-12: P i 14-19