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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Gobiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 428479 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pseudogobius cinctus   Larson & Hammer, 2021

Rank: species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Organism Type: a goby
Synonyms: Pseudogobius sp. A ‘banded’—Hammer et al. 2021: 4 (northern Australia, Wyndham to Maningrida [diagnosable at nuclear and mitochondrial markers])
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 37 428975     Pseudogobius spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-14.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 1 m.
Taxon Notes:Endemic to northern Australia, known only from northern Western Australia, the Northern Territory and north-west Queensland (Gulf of Carpentaria and western Cape York). Estuarine to freshwater, found in tidal rivers, mangrove creeks and muddy tide-pools, at depths of 0–1m, with substrate of sandy mud, mud and mangrove roots and leaf litter. Typically co-occurs with P. aquilonius and other local Pseudogobius species other than P. jeffi (Larson & Hammer, 2021).
Record source: Larson, H. K., Hammer, M. P., 2021. A revision of the gobiid fish genus Pseudogobius (Teleostei, Gobiidae, Tridentigerinae), with description of seven new species from Australia and South-east Asia, Zootaxa, Vol. 4961, 1: 001-085. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4961.1.1
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