Gobius boddarti. Pallas, Boleophthalmus is a genus of mudskippers native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific. Boleophthalmus boddartiBoddart’s goggle-eyed goby(Also: Goggle-eyed goby; Mudskipper). Facebook. Twitter. KingdomAnimaliaanimals. Animalia: information . Boleophthalmus Valenciennes, Boleophthalmus boddaerti (Pallas, ) (misspelling) Boleophthalmus boddarti (Pallas, ).

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It grazes on algae and edible bits on the surface of the mud, gathering these by moving its head rapidly from side to side.

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Diagnosis Murdy, ; Takita et al. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts.

Boleophthalmus ValenciennesType species Gobius boddarti Pallas, [1]. Khor, Kuala Gula, Malaysia, ; I: Bloeophthalmus high tide, it hides in its burrow with a bubble of air. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order?

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Boleophthalmus boddarti

India to New Guinea and north to China Ref. This section may require boleophthalmuss to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. Colouration on preservation Murdy, ; pers. Feeds on algae and harpacticoids Ref.


Gobius boddarti Pallas, [1]. An intertidal and amphibious air-breather that actively shuttles back and forth between rock pools and air Ref. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.

An Introduction to Ichthyology4a. Inhabits brackish water of estuaries and freshwater tidal zone. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. To 22cm long, those seen about cm. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

The genus is characterised by the greatly thickened epidermis of the head and dorsum, covered by dermal papillae; and by a rectangular piece of cartilage spanning the width of the pelvic girdle see drawing.

Khoo,cited in Clayton, ; see the video clip. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Occurs in burrows and is often found on mudflats in extremely shallow water where it browses on algae Ref. These findings suggest evolutionary adaptation to the anti-herbivory chemical defenses adopted by the microalgae and cyanobacteria which this fish feeds on, and to the high environmental levels of these toxic chemicals in the anoxic muds where these fishes dig burrows.


Gobius plinianus Hamilton Hamilton, ; G: Goggle-eyed goby; Mudskipper Facebook. Large blotches paler than background along the margin of the D1 membrane, behind the first spines; pectoral fins with a dorsal blackened margin. Entered by Luna, Susan M.

Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. The World Encyclopedia of Fishes2a. Polgar, Kukup jetty, Peninsular Malaysia, ; D: Kuala Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia: Lots of tiny blue spots on the ‘cheeks’, along the sides of the body and on the fins.

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Blue-spotted mudskippers on Singapore shores. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Want to share your sightings?