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Bearded worm goby, Taenioides cirratus (Blyth, 1860)

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

Synonyms Amblyopus brachygaster Günther, 1861 Amblyopus cirratus Blyth, 1860 Gobioides cirratus (Blyth, 1860) Taenioides brachygaster (Günther, 1861) Taenioides snyderi Jordan & Hubbs, 1925

Common/local names English: Bearded worm goby Bangladesh: Chewa (চেওয়া)

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

Morphology: Body elongate and sub-cylindrical anteriorly and laterally …read more