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Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Tropical Sand Goby

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase    OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water, Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Coastal waters of India Indo-West Pacific
Indo-West Pacific, Coastal waters of India.
Gobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837)
Amoya caninus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Ctenogobius caninus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Yongeichthys caninus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Radigobius caninus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Gobius philipi (Tirant, 1883)
Gobius philippi (Tirant, 1883)
Type specimen
Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837) Synonym: Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius caninus(Valenciennes, 1837), Amoya caninus (Valenciennes, 1837), Ctenogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837), Yongeichthys caninus (Valenciennes, 1837), Radigobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius philipi(Tirant, 1883), Gobius philippi(Tirant, 1883).  More...
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1 D: VI-VII, 9-10; A: I, 9 Maugé, L.A., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 358-388. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. Greenfield, D. & Larson, H. 2016. Acentrogobius caninus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T68325526A68333599.
2 Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837), caninus, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:86 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12;