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Periophthalmus argentilineatus  Valenciennes, 1837

Barred mudskipper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Coastal waters and Mangrove on the East coast of India. southern Red Sea to South Africa, east to the Marianas and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to western Australia and Oceania.
Coastal waters and Mangroove on the East coast of India
Periopthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes, 1837
Periophthalmus dipus Bleeker, 1854
Euchoristopus kalolo regius Whitley, 1931
Periophthalmus vulgaris regius (Whitley, 1931)
Periophthalmus vulgaris Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus vulgaris vulgaris Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus sobrinus Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus vulgaris notatus Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus vulgaris ceylonensis Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus dipus parvus Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus dipus angustiformis Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus argentilineatus striopunctatus Eggert, 1935
Type specimen
Periophthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes, 1837 dipus, Periophthalmus Bleeker [P.] 1854:320 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 7 (no. 2)] Tjiringin; Padang, western Sumatra, Indonesia; Larantuka, eastern Flores, Indonesia. Syntypes: RMNH 4593 (10 of 19). Synonym: Periophthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes, 1837, Periopthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes, 1837, Periophthalmus dipus Bleeker, 1854, Euchoristopus kalolo regius Whitley, 1931, Periophthalmus vulgaris regius (Whitley, 1931), Periophthalmus vulgaris Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus vulgaris vulgaris Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus sobrinus Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus vulgaris notatus Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus vulgaris ceylonensis Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus dipus parvus Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus dipus angustiformis Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus argentilineatus striopunctatus Eggert, 1935.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
3 Dorsal spines (total): 12 - 17; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-12; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 11.