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Priolepis inhaca (Smith, 1949)

Brick Goby

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Known from the western part of India including the Laccadive Sea. East Africa to Taiwan and the Society Islands.
Gobius inhaca Smith, 1949
Quisquilius inhaca (Smith, 1949)
Priolepis inhace (Smith, 1949)
Type specimen
Priolepis inhaca (Smith, 1949) inhaca, Gobius Smith [J. L. B.] 1949:103 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 12) v. 2] Inhaca Island, Delagoa Bay, Mozambique, western Indian Ocean. Syntypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 219 (primary specimen), USNM 112208 (1). Valid as Priolepis inhaca (Smith 1949) - (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:248, Hoese 1986:801, Winterbottom & Burridge 1993:2065, Aonuma et al. 1996:325, Anderson et al. 1998:27, Myers 1999:259, Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639, Nakabo 2000:1174, Hutchins 2001:44, Larson & Murdy 2001:3599, Nakabo 2002:1174, Myers & Donaldson 2003:645, Randall 2005:548, Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:351, Hoese & Larson 2006:1678, Motomura et al. 2010:218, Allen & Erdmann 2012:929, Fricke et al. 2013:270, Fricke et al. 2018:338). Current status: Valid as Priolepis inhaca (Smith 1949). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Madagascar east to Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia.  More...
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