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A new species of mudskipper, Boleophthalmus poti (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, and a key to the genus
Polgar, G.; Jaafar, Z.; Konstantinidis, P. (2013). A new species of mudskipper, Boleophthalmus poti (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, and a key to the genus. Raffles Bull. Zool. 61(1): 311-321
In: The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. National University of Singapore: Singapore. ISSN 0217-2445 , more
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Keyword
    Marine
Author keywords
    Boleophthalmus, taxonomy, oxudercine gobies, amphibious gobies, Fly River delta

Authors  Top 
  • Polgar, G.
  • Jaafar, Z.
  • Konstantinidis, P.

Abstract
    Boleophthalmus poti , new species, is described from the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea. It is distinguished from its congeners by a combination of characters, including: un-notched, flattened and horizontally disposed dentary teeth; pelvic-disc length ~10% of SL; D1 base length ~15% of SL; D2 base length ~40% of SL; ~5 interdorsal scale rows; ~110 lateral-scale rows; and the shape and colour pattern of the first and second dorsal fins.

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