Apocryptodon punctatus Tomiyama, 1934
photo by Suzuki, T.

Family:  Oxudercidae (Mudskippers), subfamily: Oxudercinae
Max. size:  6.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: endemic to Japan.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: 3 or 4 vertical, narrow, brown bars along the sides; predorsal scales 22-33 (Ref. 5218).
Biology:  Occurs in burrows made by the crustacean Alpheus at river mouths.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 26 January 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.03.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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