Parioglossus taeniatus Regan, 1912
Taeniatus dartfish
Parioglossus taeniatus
photo by Suzuki, T.

 Family:  Microdesmidae (Wormfishes), subfamily: Ptereleotrinae
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Aldabra, Philippines, southern Great Barrier Reef, Fiji, and Palau.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 15-16
 Biology:  Inhabit coastal waters with silt, sand, and rocks; also in mangrove areas, sometimes with P. formosus (Ref. 1602).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.04.96
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 02.07.13

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