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Burmese gobyeel, Taenioides buchanani (Day, 1873)

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

Synonyms Amblyopus buchanani Day, 1873 Gobioides buchanani (Day, 1873)

Common/local names English: Burmese gobyeel Bangladesh: Raja chewa (রাজা চেওয়া)

Distributions: Coastal part of Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005).

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

Morphology: Body elongate; sub-cylindrical anteriorly and compressed posteriorly. Upper lip thick, fleshy …read more