A new species of mudskipper, Periophthalmus takita (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae), from Australia, with a key to the genus.

@article{Jaafar2008ANS,
  title={A new species of mudskipper, Periophthalmus takita (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae), from Australia, with a key to the genus.},
  author={Zeehan Jaafar and Helen K. Larson},
  journal={Zoological science},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={
          946-52
        }
}
A new species of mudskipper (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from northern Australia is described. This species was previously misidentified as P. takita [corrected] 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 the… CONTINUE READING
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