A New Species of Mudskipper, Periophthalmus takita (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae), from Australia, with a Key to the Genus

@inproceedings{Jaafar2008ANS,
  title={A New Species of Mudskipper, Periophthalmus takita (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae), from Australia, with a Key to the Genus},
  author={Z. Jaafar and H. Larson},
  booktitle={Zoological science},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract A new species of mudskipper (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from northern Australia is described. This species was previously misidentified as P. novaeguineaensis Eggert, 1935. Periophthalmus takita sp. nov. can be distinguished from its congeners by the following suite of characters: modally VIII spines in the first dorsal fin; second dorsal and anal fins with I, 11–12 rays; shape and color pattern of the first and second dorsal fins; and the extent of fusion between the two innermost rays of… Expand
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