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Giant mudskipper (Periophthalmodon schlosseri).jpg
Giant mudskipper (P. schlosseri)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Gobioidei
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Oxudercinae
Genus: Periophthalmodon
Bleeker, 1874
Type species
Gobius schlosseri
Pallas, 1770

Periophthalmodon is a genus of mudskippers found along muddy shores, estuaries and lower reaches of rivers in Southeast Asia, Papua New Guinea and Queensland, Australia.[1]


There are currently three species in the genus:[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Periophthalmodon in FishBase. June 2013 version.