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Scartelaos tenuis (Day, 1876)

Indian Ocean Slender Mudskipper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Western Indian Ocean Persian Gulf to Pakistan.
Along the coast. Persian Gulf to Pakistan.
Synonyms
Boleophthalmus tenuis Day, 1876
Type specimen
Scartelaos tenuis (Day, 1876) tenuis, Boleophthalmus Day [F.] 1876:305, Pl. 65 (fig. 1) [The fishes of India Part 2; Estuaries of Karachi, Sind, Pakistan. Lectotype: AMS B.7618. Paralectotypes and/or Day specimens: AMS B.8037 (1); BMNH 1889.2.1.3482-3491 (10); MNHN A-0015 (1); NMW 76986 (1); MZUF 2801 (1); RMNH 2005 (1); ZMB 10784 (1); ZSI 92 (1, lost), 150 (1, figured specimen, lost). Synonym: Scartelaos tenuis (Day, 1876), Boleophthalmus tenuis Day, 1876.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 The genus is characterised by the presence of barbels on the ventral surface of the head Randall, J.E., 1995.
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