Ptereleotris evides

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Ptereleotris evides
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Ptereleotris
P. evides
Binomial name
Ptereleotris evides
  • Encaeura evides D. S. Jordan & C. L. Hubbs, 1925
  • Ptereleotris dispersus Herre, 1927
  • Vireosa sakurai P. J. Schmidt, 1931
  • Ptereleotris microlepis sakurai (P. J. Schmidt, 1931)
  • Ptereleotris tricolor J. L. B. Smith, 1957

Ptereleotris evides, the Blackfin dartfish or scissortail goby , is a species of dartfish native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. It is a reef inhabitant and can be found at depths of from 2 to 15 metres (6.6 to 49.2 ft). This species can reach a length of 14 centimetres (5.5 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Greenfield, D. & Munroe, T.A. (2016). "Ptereleotris evides". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T69179838A69183214. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T69179838A69183214.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2013). "Ptereleotris evides" in FishBase. December 2013 version.

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