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Periophthalmus malaccensis  Eggert, 1935

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Oxudercinae
Etymology: Periophthalmus: Greek, peri = around + Greek, ophthalmos = eye (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 46888).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: Singapore (type locality), Indonesia and the Philippines.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished by the following characteristics: pelvic frenum prominent; pelvic fins partially united by basal membrane; D 1 height moderate, its margin slightly rounded, a brown stripe inframarginally with numerous white spots proximally, first spine elongate; D2 with single dusky stripe mesially; dorsal fins not connected by membrane; D 1 with 9-10 spines; longitudinal scale count 47-61; head width 14.3-19.5% SL; pelvic fin length 13.6-16.1 % SL; length of anal fin base 15.4-20.6% SL; length ofD2 base 17.0-23.2% SL; total D2 elements 11-12; total anal fin elements 11-12; TRDB 14-17 (Ref. 5218).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Amphibious air-breather (Ref. 31184).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Murdy, E.O., 1989. A taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the Oxudercine gobies (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 11:93 p. (Ref. 5218)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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