Stripe-face Calamiana, Eugnathogobius mindora (Herre 1945)


Summary:
A small pale yellowish goby with a pale abdomen, brown markings on the body, dorsal and caudal fins with blackish spotting, pelvic and anal fins dusky grey with a white margin, caudal fin yellow anteriorly, dusky towards rear of fin.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Eugnathogobius mindora in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Dec 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/2921

Stripe-face Calamiana, Eugnathogobius mindora (Herre 1945)

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Distribution

Recorded in Australia from Cape York - Esk River, near Cooktown, to Holloways Beach, Queensland. Found elsewhere in the tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.
Inhabits estuarine tidal and mangrove-lined creeks.

Etymology

Eugnathogobius is from the Greek eu meaning 'good', gnathos meaning 'jaw', and the Latin gobius meaning 'gudgeon'. 

Species Citation

Vaimosa mindora Herre, 1945, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 58: 13. Type locality: Hacienda Waterous, Mangarin Mindora, Philippines. 

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Stripe-face Calamiana, Eugnathogobius mindora (Herre 1945)

References


Huckstorf, V. 2012. Eugnathogobius mindora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. . Downloaded on 05 July 2014.

Larson, H.K. 1999. Allocation to Calamiana and redescription of the fish species Apocryptes variegatus and Vaimosa mindora (Gobioidei: Gobiidae: Gobionellinae) with description of a new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 47(1): 257-281. (as Calamiana mindora) PDF
Larson, H.K. 2001. A revision of the gobiid fish genus Mugilogobius (Teleostei: Gobioidei), and its systematic placement. Records of the Western Australian Museum 62: 1-233. (as Calamiana mindora)

Larson, H.K. 2009. Review of the gobiid fish genera Eugnathogobius and Pseudogobius (Gobioidei: Gobiidae: Gobionellinae), with descriptions of three new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 57(1): 127-181. (as Eugnathogobius mindora)


Larson, H.K. & Murdy, E.O. 2001. Eleotridae, Gobiidae. pp. 3574-3604 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. (as Calamiana mindora)

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37428193

Conservation:IUCN Data Deficient

Depth:0-10 m

Habitat:Estuaries, mangrove areas

Max Size:2.7 cm SL

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