Boddart's goggle-eyed goby, Blue-spotted mudskipper
Apocryptes punctatus Day, 1868
Boleophthalmus boddarti (Pallas, 1770)
Boleophthalmus inornatus Blyth, 1860
Boleophthalmus sculptus Günther, 1861
Gobius boddarti Pallas, 1770
Gobius plinianus Hamilton, 1822
Gobius striatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
DistributionThe species is known from coastal and estuarine habitats throughout the Indo-West Pacific in south and southeast Asia. It has been recorded from the west coast of India (Mumbai, Maharashtra) eastwards to Sabah (northern Borneo) and the Mekong delta in southern Vietnam.
Bangladesh; Cambodia; India; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Viet Nam
HabitatThe species lives in brackish water of estuaries and freshwater tidal zone; often found in mangroves. Occurs in burrows and is often found on mudflats. An intertidal and amphibious air-breather that actively shuttles back and forth between rock pools and air (Martin and Bridges 1999).
UsesThis species is sometimes eaten, but is not a subject of targeted fisheries.
Some text fragments are auto parsed from Wikipedia.Allen, D. 2012. Boleophthalmus boddarti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 02 January 2015. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/166990/0