Burrowing goby, Trypauchen vagina (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Gobiidae (Gobies) Subfamily: Amblyopinae Genus: Trypauchen Species: T. vagina

Synonyms Gobioides ruber Hamilton, 1822 Gobius vagina Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Trypauchen wakae Jordan & Snyder, 1901

Common/local names English: Burrowing goby Bangladesh: Sada chewa (সাদা চেওয়া); Lal chew (লাল চেউ) (Shafi and Quddus, 2001)

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

Morphology: Body elongate and laterally …read more