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Goby, Gobiopterus chuno (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Gobiidae (Gobies) Subfamily: Gobionellinae Genus: Gobiopterus Species: G. chuno

Synonym: Gobius chuno Hamilton, 1822

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body elongated with depressed head and anterior portion and compressed tail. Lips thick and mouth oblique. Cycloid scales on opercle and ctenoid on body (Rahman, 1989 and 2005). Second dorsal higher than first.

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