Dark Mangrovegoby, Dotsugobius bleekeri Popta 1921


Other Names: Dark Mangrove Goby

Dark Mangrovegoby, Lophogobius bleekeri. Source: U. Satapoomin, Phuket Marine Biological Center / via the Atlas of Living Australia. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

Summary:
This species was previously known as Lophogobius bleekeri.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2020, Dotsugobius bleekeri in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Sep 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/2240

Dark Mangrovegoby, Dotsugobius bleekeri Popta 1921

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Distribution

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, from Lizard Island to Yule Point. Elsewhere the species occurs in the east-Indo-west-central Pacific (Andaman Sea to Palau).
Inhabits muddy and gravelly areas in estuaries and among mangroves.

Etymology

The species is named in honour of Pieter Bleeker, ichthyologist of the Dutch East India Company.

Species Citation

Lophogobius bleekeri Popta 1921, Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 6(2-3): 207. Type locality: Munda, Sunda Island, Indonesia.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2020

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Dark Mangrovegoby, Dotsugobius bleekeri Popta 1921

References


Herre, A.W. 1935. New fishes obtained by the Crane Pacific Expedition. Publications. Field Museum of Natural History. Zoology Series Zool. 18(12): 383-438 figs 31-33 See ref at BHL
Koumans, F.P. 1953. The Fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Gobioidea. Leiden : Brill Vol. 10 423 pp. 95 figs.

Koumans, F.P. 1953. The Fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Gobioidea. Leiden : Brill Vol. 10 423 pp. 95 figs.

Popta, C.M.L. 1921. Dritte Fortsetzung der Beschreibung von neuen Fischarten der Sunda-Expedition. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 6(2–3): 203-214.

Shibukawa, K., Suzuki, T. & Senou, H. 2014. Dotsugobius, a new genus for Lophogobius bleekeri Popta, 1921 (Actinopterygii, Gobioidei, Gobiidae), with re-description of the species. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science Series A 40(3): 141–160

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CAAB Code:37428182

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:3 cm SL

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