Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 467–469 | Cite as

New species Amblyeleotris (Gobiidae) from Phan Thiet Bay (South China Sea, Vietnam)

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Abstract

A new species Amblyeleotris memnonia sp. n. from the South China Sea is described. By the high number of rays in the second dorsal and anal fins, the new species is close to A. gymnocephala and A. cephalotaenia, but it differs from them and all other species by the uniform dark color of the body.

Keywords

Gobiidae Amblyeleotris new species the South China Sea 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and EvolutionRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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