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Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen & Munday, 1995

Orange-spotted goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Waterbody Coastal zone Area surveyed
Indian ocean
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Indo-Pacific: Indo-Melanesian Archipelago from Sabah to Solomon Is.
Indo-Pacific region. Indo-Melanesian Archipelago from Sabah to Solomon Islands.
Synonyms
Asterropteryx bipunctatus Allen & Munday, 1995
Type specimen
Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen & Munday, 1995 bipunctatus, Asterropteryx Allen [G. R.] & Munday [P. L.] 1995:99, Figs. 1-2 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 22 (nos 3-4); Synonym: Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen & Munday, 1995, Asterropteryx bipunctatus Allen & Munday, 1995 Type locality: Outer reef on south side of Rausch Pass, 5°10'S, 145°50'E, Madang, Papua New Guinea, depth 38 meters. Holotype: WAM P.30346-007. Paratypes: WAM P.28170-034 (2), P.28181-016 (1), P.30357-019 (1), P.30369-010 (1), P.30406-005 (3), P.30620 (1), P.30804 (1).  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Body whitish with orange spots covering both body and head; a black spot at the base of dorsal-fin spines and another at base of caudal. Preopercle spines, 4-7. Well-developed basal membrane of pelvic fin, extending for most of length of innermost ray. Ca
2 Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen & Munday, 1995 bipunctatus, Asterropteryx Allen [G. R.] & Munday [P. L.] 1995:99, Figs. 1-2 [Revue française d Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 22 (nos 3-4);
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