Island gudgeon

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Island gudgeon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Eleotridae
Genus: Bostrychus
Species: B. aruensis
Binomial name
Bostrychus aruensis
M. C. W. Weber, 1911
Synonyms
  • Bostrichthys aruensis (M. C. W. Weber, 1911)


Bostrychus aruensis, the island gudgeon, is a species of sleeper goby, an endemic fish of the Aru Islands, Indonesia, where it occurs in both fresh and brackish waters. It grows up to 18 centimetres (7.1 in) SL.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Bostrychus aruensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 03 July 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Bostrychus aruensis" in FishBase. April 2013 version.