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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 428482 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pseudogobius hoesei   Larson & Hammer, 2021

Rank: species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Organism Type: a goby
Synonyms: Pseudogobius poicilosomus [Larson 2001: 203 (in part; Indonesia; PNG; Northern Territory, Queensland); Kottelat 2013: 422 (in part; Indonesia)]
Pseudogobius sp. D ‘striped’ [Hammer et al. 2021: 5 (northern Australia, Gulf of Carpentaria, western Cape York, Torres Strait, and southern New Guinea (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 2022-09-15.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 1 m.
Taxon Notes:Appears to be endemic to the Australia and New Guinea region (Sahul Shelf) east of Lydekker’s Line; known from Indonesia (Aru Islands and southern New Guinea), northern and southern PNG and Australia (Torres Strait, Cape York and Gulf of Carpentaria). Occurs in shallow-water estuarine to lower freshwater, from mangrove creeks and streams under tidal influence. Co-occurs with several local endemic Pseudogobius although can extend further into lower freshwater streams than other species, allopatric with 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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