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Gobius melanosticta


Gobius melanosticta was originally described as Gobius melanosticta by Day in 1876. It belongs to the family Gobiidae and subfamily Gobiinae. It is found in Brackish water.
Species   melanosticta
AuthorWI   Day [F.]
AuthorNI   Day
Qualification   ---
Year   1876
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Gobiidae
Gobiinae Gobiinae
Genus   Gobius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Gobiidae
Subfamily   Gobiinae
Genus   Gobius
Original Name   Gobius        
Taxon Name   melanosticta
Original Combination   Gobius melanosticta
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gobius melanosticta
OriginalSubGenus   Gobius
Original Author   Day
Original AuthorWI   Day [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1876
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gobiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Backwaters of Madras, India.
Types   Syntypes and/or Day specimens: AMS B.8202 (1, syntype); BMNH 1889.2.1.3388-3397 (11); MNHN A-0018 (1); MZUF 4704 (1); NMW 84081 (1); RMNH 1886 (1); ZSI 187 (1, figured specimen, lost), 291-220 (2, lost).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:162 [ref. 23762], Bauchot et al. 1991:36 [ref. 19958], Ferraris et al. 2000:299 [ref. 25110].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Fishes India
Citation   Part 2
Page   290
Illustrations   Pl. 63 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pseudogobius gastrospilos
Current Species gastrospilos
Current Genus Pseudogobius
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI Bleeker
Current Year 1853
Current Family Gobiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish.        
Water Brackish water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pseudogobius gastrospilus  (Bleeker 1853). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Stigmatogobius javanicus (Bleeker 1856) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:947 [ref. 20764]). •Valid as Pseudogobius melanostictus (Day 1876) -- (Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:640 [ref. 25122], Larson 2001:203 [ref. 25522], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Larson et al. 2008:144 [ref. 29532], Chen et al. 2013:130 [ref. 33159], Kottelat 2013:422 [ref. 32989], Chen et al. 2014:130 [ref. 33159]). •Synonym of Pseudogobius gastrospilostus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Huang et al. 2013:95 [ref. 33734]).

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abei Gobius abei (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Synonym
acutipennis Gobius acutipennis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Synonym
aegyptius Gobius aegyptius Chabanaud [P.] 1933Synonym
aeneofuscus Gobius aeneofuscus Peters [W. C. H.] 1852Synonym
aeneofuscus guineensis Gobius aeneofuscus guineensis Peters [W. C. H.] 1876Synonym
aenofuscus Gobius aenofuscus Peters [W. C. H.] 1852Synonym
aeolosoma Gobius aeolosoma Ogilby [J. D.] 1889Synonym
affinis Gobius affinis Eichwald [C. E. von] 1831Synonym
affinis Gobius affinis Kolombatović [G.] 1891Synonym
africana Gobius africana Playfair [R. L.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Synonym
agulhensis Gobius agulhensis Barnard [K. H.] 1927Synonym
albescens Gobius albescens Canestrini [G.] 1862Synonym
albescens Gobius albescens Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800In family
albimaculatus Gobius albimaculatus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830Synonym
albomaculatus Gobius albomaculatus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830Synonym
albopunctatus Gobius albopunctatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Synonym
albosignatus Gobius albosignatus Kessler [K. F.] 1874Synonym
albula Gobius albula Meuschen [F. C.] 1781Synonym
albus Gobius albus Gistel [J.] 1848In family
albus Gobius albus Parnell [R.] 1831-37Synonym
alcockii Gobius alcockii Annandale [N.] 1906Synonym
alepidoptus Gobius alepidoptus Bosc [L. A. G.] in Lacepède 1800Not available
alepidotus Gobius alepidotus Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801Synonym
algarbiensis Gobius algarbiensis de Brito Capello [F.] 1880Synonym
amadi Gobius amadi Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
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