Minute Mudskipper, Periophthalmus minutus Eggert 1935

A Minute Mudskipper, Periophthalmus minutus, from Kampuan mangrove forest, Suksamrarn, Ranong, ThailandA . Source: Sahat Ratmuangkhwang / FishBase. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Cite this page as:
Periophthalmus minutus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jul 2020,

Minute Mudskipper, Periophthalmus minutus Eggert 1935


Eggert, B. 1935. Beitrag zur Systematik, Biologie und geographischen Verbreitung der Periophthalminae. Ergebnisse einer durch die Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft ermöglichten Reise nach Niederländisch-Indien ...der Deutschen Wissenschaft 1929--1930. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere (Jena) 67: 29-116, Pls. 1-9.

Jaafar, Z. & Larson, H.K. 2008. A new species of mudskipper, Periophthalmus takita (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxydercinae), from Australia, with a key to the genus. Zoological Science 25: 946-952.

Larson, H.K. & Takita, T. 2004. Two new species of Periophthalmus (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from northern Australia, and a re-diagnosis of Periophthalmus novaeguineaensis. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 20: 175-185.

Larson, H.K., Williams, R.W. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293.

Murdy, E.O. 1989. A taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the oxudercine gobies (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). Records of the Australian Museum Supplement 11: 1–93

Takeda, T., Hayashi, M., Toba, A., Soyano, K. & Ishimatsu, A. 2011. Ecology of the Australian mudskipper Periophthalmus minutus, an amphibious fish inhabiting a mudflat in the highest intertidal zone. Australian Journal of Zoology 59: 312-320.

Takita, T., Larson, H.K. & Ishimatsu, A. 2011. The natural history of mudskippers in northern Australia, with field identification characters. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 27: 189–204.

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37428221


Species Image Gallery

Species Maps

CAAB distribution map