Pseudotrypauchen multiradiatus Hardenberg, 1931
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Amblyopinae
Max. size:  9.01 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: India, Malaysia, and Sumatra, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 30-33; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 29-31; Vertebrae: 27-27. Eyes rudimentary but distinct, covered by skin, approximately equal in size to diameter to posterior naris. Interorbital broad. Mouth large, jaws ending posteriorly well beyond a vertical with posterior margin of eye. Short, compressed and gently rounded teeth in outermost row in both jaws; number of teeth in outer row of upper jaw 10-19, of lower jaw 22-42; fang-like teeth and symphysial canines absent. Outer surface of opercular bones with numerous minute cavities. Ventral surface of each side of lower jaw with 2-3 pairs of short, thin barbels. Head and body compressed; except for snout and ventral surface of lower jaw, are covered with large cycloid scales, embedded, non-imbricated, largest posteriorly. Pectoral fins longer than pelvic fins (113-203% of pelvic length) and pointed posteriorly; all pectoral-fin rays simple, free from fin membrane (except for some of the ventralmost rays). First 2 pterygiophores of 2nd dorsal fin separated by a neural spine. Spinous dorsal-fin pterygiophore formula 3-12210. Caudal fin long, more than twice HL (Ref. 45319).
Biology:  Collected by trawl in 9-12 fathoms over muddy bottom. Associated fishes include Saurida, Platycephalus, , Kuhlia, Trichiurus, Aluterus, Lagocephalus, apogonids, and cynoglossids (Ref. 45319).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.08.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 19.10.15

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