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Aulopareia janetae  Smith, 1945

Scalycheek goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Aulopareia: Greek, aulos = flute + Greek, pareia = cheek (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Smith.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 46888).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: Gulf of Thailand to Viet Nam. Recorded from the Mekong delta and may possibly occur in the tidal zone as far upstream as Cambodia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found along coastlines, bays and estuaries. Known to occur in brackish water and may also be found in freshwater. Feed on small fishes and invertebrates. Not seen in the markets (Ref. 12693).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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