Stigmatogobius oligactis   (Bleeker)  1875 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Gobiidae

Description
Size: 53 mm.

Color: Reddish green to olive green above, lighter below. Each scale with a number of dark spots, placed in a transversal row. Head laterally with crowded blackish spots. first dorsal fin with dark spot at the top. Second dorsal and caudal fin with dark bands.

Body elongate, anteriorly cylindrical, posteriorly compressed, height a little more than 4 in length, more than 5 in total length. Head depressed, profile convex, 3 1/3 in length, 4 in total length. eye 4 1/2 in head, interorbital less than 1 eye diameter. Snout convex, shorter than eye, tip before lower part of eye. Jaw equal. Maxillary extends to posterior margin of preopercle. Teeth in front in several rows, laterally the number of rows decreases. In front in upper jaw outer row a little enlarged. Tongue bilobate. Head scaled above behind the eyes and laterally on opercle with large cycloid scales. Scales of body ctenoid, except those before first dorsal fin and those on brest, which are cycloid. First dorsal fin pointed, much lower than body, first ray sometimes filiform. second dorsal and anal fin higher than first dorsal fin. Pectoral fin rounded, not shorter than head without snout. Ventral fin a little shorter than pectoral fin, basal membrane weak. Caudal fin oblong.

Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions.


Synonym (s)
Gobiopsis oligactis Bleeker 1875
Glossogobius campbellianus Jordan and Seale 1908
Vaimosa siamensis Fowler 1934
Pseudogobiopsis oligactis Koumans 1935
Glossogobius campbellanus Koumans 1940
Vaimosa siamensis Koumans

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA (Record: 1953)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Koumans, FP (1953) The fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago A. J. Reprints agency, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 10 423 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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