Journal of the
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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Navigobius vittatus, a new species of dartfish (Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae) from Brunei Darussalam

Gerald R. Allen, Mark V. Erdmann & N.K. Dita Cahyani

Abstract

A new species of ptereleotrine dartfish, Navigobius vittatus, is described from marine waters of Brunei Darussalam, on the island of Borneo, based on 25 specimens, 14.823.0 mm SL. It is distinguished from Navigobius dewa of Japan, the only other described member of the genus, by a combination of features that include a smaller maximum size, first dorsal fin taller than second dorsal fin and containing filamentous rays, 1113 segmented dorsal rays, 1012 segmented anal rays, 5358 scales in longitudinal series, and pronounced color differences.

 

     

CITATION:

Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Cahyani, D.N.K. (2015) Navigobius vittatus, a new species of dartfish (Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae) from Brunei Darussalam. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 17, 12–21.

http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1051688

publication date: 23 November 2015