Gobius boddarti. Pallas, Boleophthalmus is a genus of mudskippers native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific. Boleophthalmus boddartiBoddart’s goggle-eyed goby(Also: Goggle-eyed goby; Mudskipper). Facebook. Twitter. KingdomAnimaliaanimals. Animalia: information . Boleophthalmus Valenciennes, Boleophthalmus boddaerti (Pallas, ) (misspelling) Boleophthalmus boddarti (Pallas, ).

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Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. Large adults often seen on very very soft mud. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information boddarhi those accounts.

Polgar, Kukup jetty, Peninsular Malaysia, ; G: It grazes on algae and edible bits on the surface of the mud, gathering these by moving its head rapidly from side to side. However, all of these species exhibit almost identical feeding behaviours and probably have similar diets. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

Views Read Edit View history. As a first rapid adaptive response, B. The diversity of fishes. Boleophthalmus is a genus of mudskippers native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.

Polgar, Kukup jetty, Peninsular Malaysia, ; E: The same is true in western India, where B. Adult females have elongated spines on the first dorsal fin. Retrieved boleophthalmuz July Polgar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ; B: Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.


Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Technical fact sheet with lots of photos.

Species of Boleophthalmus in FishBase. The Animal Diversity Web online. Inhabits brackish water of estuaries and freshwater tidal zone.

India to New Guinea and north to China Ref.

Blue-spotted mudskippers (Boleophthalmus boddarti) on the Shores of Singapore

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Subsequently, specific enzymatic responses in the liver and muscle mediate detoxification through production of non-toxic thiocyanates, sulfates, thiosulfates and sulfites in normoxic conditions.

It is said to be eaten in some places and sometimes sold in markets. Photos of Blue-spotted mudskippers for free download from wildsingapore flickr.

Boleophthalmus boddarti (Pallas, 1770)

Short description Morphology Morphometrics Distinguished by the following characteristics: This order Gobiiformes goby related article is a stub. Drawings of Boleophthalmus boddarti: An Introduction to Ichthyology4a. This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards.

Both these toxic compounds inhibit aerobic cellular respiration via inhibition of the cytochrome oxydase. Brown with dark diagonal bars along the body. Gobius plinianus Hamilton Hamilton, ; Noddarti Boleophthalmus boddaerti Pallas Day, ; note that Apocryptes punctatus Day, does not include illustrations, but the description corresponds to B.


Boddart’s goggle-eyed goby Boleophthalmus boddarti from FishBase: Distinguished by the following characteristics: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. However, boleophthalmjs of these species exhibit almost identical feeding behaviours and probably have similar diets Reproduction: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Chek Jawa, Jan Lots of tiny blue spots on the ‘cheeks’, along the sides of the body and on the fins. The genus is characterised by the greatly thickened epidermis of the head and dorsum, covered by dermal papillae; and by a rectangular piece of cartilage spanning the width of the pelvic girdle see drawing Diet: Khoo,cited in Clayton, ; see the video clip.

Boleophthalmus boddarti (Boddart’s Goggle-eyed Goby) |

Tanjung Piai, Peninsular Malaysia; lateral view above ; dorsal view centre ; ventral view below ; the bar is 10 mm long – freshly dead male photo: An intertidal and amphibious air-breather that actively shuttles back and forth between rock pools and air Ref. Sign our Guest Book. A Guide to Gobies of Singapore. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.

Occurs in burrows and is often found on mudflats in extremely shallow water where it browses on algae Ref. What does it eat? Boleophthalmus Valenciennes ,