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Periophthalmus kalolo  Lesson, 1831

Common Mudskipper

Classification
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
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Andaman. Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, the Philippines and Peninsular Malaysia.
Andaman Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, the Philippines and Peninsular Malaysia.
Synonyms
Periophthalmus koelreuteri africanus Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus africanus Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus africana Eggert, 1935
Type specimen
Periophthalmus kalolo Lesson, 1831 africanus, Periophthalmus koelreuteri Eggert [B.] 1935:78, Pl. 5 (fig. 21) [Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere (Jena) v. 67] Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Holotype: ZMB 18365 [?18364]. Synonym: Periophthalmus kalolo Lesson, 1831, Periophthalmus koelreuteri africanus Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus africanus Eggert, 1935, Periophthalmus africana Eggert, 1935.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
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3 Dorsal spines (total): 8 - 16; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9 - 11.