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Oxyurichthys tentacularis  (Valenciennes, 1837)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Oxyurichthys: Greek, oxys = sharpen + Greek, oura = tail + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: Transkei northwards, Zanzibar, Madagascar to tropical West Pacific (Ref. 4343). Found in the Mekong delta (Ref. 12693).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4343)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs inshore, enters rivers and lagoons (Ref. 4343).

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Maugé, L.A., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 358-388. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 4343)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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