Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.2108/zsj.26.309
Title: Periophthalmus variabilis (teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae), a valid species of mudskipper, and a re-diagnosis of Periophthalmus novemradiatus
Authors: Jaafar, Z. 
Perrig, M.
Chou, L.M. 
Keywords: Gobiidae
Mudskippers
Oxudercinae
Periophthalmus novemradiatus
Periophthalmus variabilis
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Citation: Jaafar, Z., Perrig, M., Chou, L.M. (2009-04). Periophthalmus variabilis (teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae), a valid species of mudskipper, and a re-diagnosis of Periophthalmus novemradiatus. Zoological Science 26 (4) : 309-314. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.2108/zsj.26.309
Abstract: The current concept of Periophthalmus novemradiatus (Hamilton, 1822) includes two species. Procurement of fresh material and examination of extant type specimens revealed that P. novemradiatus differs from P. variabilis Eggert, 1935, primarily in the number of anal fin rays (I, 12 or 13 vs. I, 10-12); the lateral scale series (62-67 vs. 48-60); the extent of fusion of the pelvic fins (56.0-90.0% vs. 32.0-48.8%); and the patterns of the first and second dorsal fins. © 2009 zoological society of japan.
Source Title: Zoological Science
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/101364
ISSN: 02890003
DOI: 10.2108/zsj.26.309
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