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Acentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Spotted Green Goby

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Kochi, Mumbai, Chennai, Visakhapatnam coast Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Japan and eastward to New Guinea. Occurs primarily in brackish tidal waters of the Mekong delta
Cochin, Bombay, Chennai, Visakhapatnam. East Africa to Japan and east to New Guinea also recorded in brackish tidal waters of the Mekong delta.
Synonyms
Gobius viridipunctatus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Ctenogobius viridipunctatus  (Valenciennes, 1837)
Acentrogobius sealei  (Smith, 1831)
Gobius chlorostigma  (Bleeker, 1849)
Creisson sealei  (Smith, 1931)
Type specimen
Acentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837) viridipunctatus, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:62 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; Mumbai, India. Syntypes: MNHN A-1122 (1), 1395 (2). Synonym: Acentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837), Gobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837), Ctenogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837), Acentrogobius sealei (Smith, 1831), Gobius chlorostigma (Bleeker, 1849), Creisson sealei (Smith, 1931).  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D: VI+I, 10; A: I, 9; P: I, 17-19 Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.
2 Acentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1837) viridipunctatus, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:62 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12;
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