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Psammogobius biocellatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Sleepy goby

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 Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Godavari estuaries. south to East London, South Africa and Guam.
Synonyms
Gobius biocellatus Valenciennes, 1837
Glossogobius biocellatus (Valenciennes, 1837)
Gobius sumatranus Bleeker, 1854
Type specimen
Psammogobius biocellatus (Valenciennes, 1837) biocellatus, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:73 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12] Puducherry, India. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-0990. Synonym: Psammogobius biocellatus (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius biocellatus Valenciennes, 1837, Glossogobius biocellatus (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius sumatranus Bleeker, 1854.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D VI+I 9; A I 8; P i 16-18
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