Cryptocentrus octofasciatus   Regan,  1908 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Gobiidae

Description
Has numerous small iridescent blue spots over a dark background with at least 8 transverse bars and 3 to 4 dark round spots longitudinally along the sides.


Synonym (s)
Cryptocentrus octafasciatus Regan, 1908

Common Name (s)
• Blue-Speckled Prawn Goby (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Sandy

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, Pongibalu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-08-16

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