Periophthalmodon tredecemradiatus   (Hamilton,  1822) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Color: Dark brown, lighter below.

Body elonagte with cycloid scales, depth 6-7.5 in total length, head 4.3-5 in total length. Teeth small, in two rows in upper jaw. First dorsal fin concave, in female very reduced to absent. First ray in male filiform. Eyes prominent close together. Ventral fin nearly separate, basal membrane absent. Muscular pectoral fin base used as locomotory organ.

Synonym (s)
Gobius tredecemradiatus Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822
Periophthalmodon tredecemradiatus Koumans, 1953
Periophthalmus tredecemradiatus Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837
Periophthalmus borneensis Bleeker, 1851
Periophthalmus radiatus Blyth, 1861
Periophthalmus schlosseri Day, 1889
Periophthalmus chrysospilos Volz, 1903
Periophthalmus tredecemradiatus Eggert, 1935
Periophthalmus tredecemradiatus Koumans, 1941

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• West Bengal, Basirhat INDIA (Record: 15/09/1984)
• West Bengal, Bakkhali INDIA (Record: 07/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Kakdwip INDIA (Record: 06/04/1987)
• INDIA (Record: 1953)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Mukherjee, P (1995) Intertidal fishes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 345-388 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • 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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