A new species of Sicyopus (Gobiidae) from Java and Bali

Keith P., Hadiaty R.K., Busson F., Hubert N.

Published date: September 2014
Volume: 38
Number: 3
Pagination: 173–178
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2014-383-002

Sicyopus rubicundus n. sp., a sicydiine goby, is described from specimens collected in streams of Java and Bali (Indonesia). It differs from other species of this amphidromous genus by a combination of characters including a first dorsal fin with five spines in both sexes, a second dorsal fin with one spine and nine segmented rays, an anal fin with one spine and nine segmented rays, and a distinctive body colour in male.

Keywords: freshwater - Gobiidae - Indonesia - New species - Sicyopus rubicundus
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