Periophthalmus kalolo Lesson 1831

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 287

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-811A-FEB9-EDFC-CDDE183C0B71

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scientific name

Periophthalmus kalolo Lesson 1831
status

 

Periophthalmus kalolo Lesson 1831  —Kalolo mudskipper

Status at New Ireland. Originally described in part from Port Praslin, New Ireland by Lesson (1831: 146–147); reported as P. koelreuteri  (non Pallas 1770) by Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes (1837: 181).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Southern Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Fiji and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Amphibious air-breather that spends most of its time out of the water; able to meet its oxygen requirements as long as it stays wet; typically resting on mud, or rocks, with their tails dipped in the water, 0–1 m depth. Transitional water and marine.