Akihito (genus)

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Akihito
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Sicydiinae
Genus: Akihito
Watson, Keith & Marquet, 2007
Type species
Akihito vanuatu
Watson, Keith & Marquet, 2007

Akihito is a genus of gobies native to streams in Vanuatu.

Etymology[edit]

This genus is named after Japanese Emperor Akihito who has contributed much to the study of gobies.

Species[edit]

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Akihito in FishBase. April 2013 version.