Barred mudskipper

Periophthalmus argentilineatus

''Periophthalmus argentilineatus'', the barred mudskipper, is a species of mudskippers native to marine, fresh and brackish waters from the African coast of the Indian Ocean to the Marianas and Samoa in the western Pacific Ocean and from the Ryukyus south to Australia. This species occurs in mangrove forests and nipa palm stands and can cross surfaces of mud while out of the water. This species can reach a length of 19 centimetres TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.
Periophthalmus_argentilineatus Captured by Mark in the mangroves of Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre (2015). Barred mudskipper,Geotagged,Malaysia,Periophthalmus argentilineatus,Summer

Predators

Parasites of the Barred mudskipper include acanthocephalan larvae and the small opecoelid digenean ''Opegaster ouemoensis'', parasite in the intestine and described from fish collected in New Caledonia.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyGobiidae
GenusPeriophthalmus
SpeciesP. argentilineatus