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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 428483 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pseudogobius rhizophora   Larson & Hammer, 2021

Rank: species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Organism Type: a goby
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Estuarine
Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 428975     Pseudogobius spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-13.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 2 m.
Taxon Notes:Endemic to northern Australia, from Port Hedland, WA to Weipa on western Cape York Peninsula, Qld. Occurs in shallow-water estuarine to marine, found in mangrove creeks and muddy rocky reefs, at depths of 0–2m. Typically co-occurs with P. aquilonius (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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