Favonigobius reichei   Bleeker,  1853 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, JE

Max length : 8.3 cm TL

Body with small spots; sides with 4-5 groups of black spots, last spot on caudal peduncle often paired without a vertical bar at caudal base; median fins spotted; paired fins pale. Large males with dusky 1st dorsal, anal and pelvic fins. Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8.

Synonym (s)
Acentrogobius neilli (Day, 1868)
(Junior Synonym)
Acentrogobius reichei Bleeker, 1853
(Senior Synonym)
Ctenogobius godavariensis Visweswara Rao, 1971
(Junior Synonym)
Favonigobius neilli (Day, 1868)
(Junior Synonym)
Gobius neilli Day, 1868
(Junior Synonym)
Gobius reichei Bleeker, 1853
(Senior Synonym)
Gobius zanzibarensis Sauvage, 1891
(Junior Synonym)
Papillogobius reichei Bleeker, 1853
(Senior Synonym)
Rhinogobius robinsoni Fowler, 1934
(Junior Synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA (Record: 2008)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Talwar, PK (1990) Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A synoptic survey Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 71-102 Available at - NIO,Goa

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