Boleophthalmus caeruleomaculatus McCulloch & Waite, 1918
Bluespotted mudskipper
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Oxudercinae
Max. size:  16.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Known only from Austalia.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: total elements in D2 24-28; length 27.0-29.8% SL ; length of D2 base 43.2-47.9% SL; first D2 element usually segmented and unbranched; longitudinal scale count 90-136; predorsal scales 30-53; lower jaw teeth notched (Ref. 5218).
Biology:  Amphibious air-breather (Ref. 31184).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 19.09.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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