Redigobius bikolanus

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Bigmouth Goby
Redigobius bikolanus(Yaizu,Shizuoka,Japan,2007).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Redigobius
Species: R. bikolanus
Binomial name
Redigobius bikolanus
(Herre, 1927)
Synonyms
  • Vaimosa bikolana Herre, 1927
  • Pseudogobius bikolanus (Herre, 1927)
  • Gobius flavescens De Vis, 1884 (Ambiguous name)
  • Parvigobius immeritus Whitley, 1930
  • Vaimosa osgoodi Herre, 1935
  • Vaimosa montalbani Herre, 1936
  • Gobius johnstoniensis Koumans, 1940
  • Mahidolia pagoensis L. P. Schultz, 1943
  • Vaimosa novaehebudorum Fowler, 1944
  • Stigmatogobius minutus Takagi, 1957
  • Stigmatogobius versicolor J. L. B. Smith, 1959
  • Redigobius versicolor (J. L. B. Smith, 1959)

Redigobius bikolanus, the Speckled goby, is a species of goby native to marine, fresh and brackish waters along the coasts of Asia from Japan to Australia out to the Pacific islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu and along the coast of South Africa and the Seychelles. This species inhabits streams, creeks and estuaries, often being found upstream beyond the tidal zones of rivers. This fish can reach a length of 4.2 centimetres (1.7 in) SL.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larson, H. 2012. Redigobius bikolanus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 27 October 2012.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Redigobius bikolanus" in FishBase. June 2013 version.