Belobranchus

Belobranchus is a small genus of Eleotrid sleeper gobies from south-east Asia, New Guinea and the western Pacific.

Belobranchus
Belobranchus belobranchus (Valenciennes 1837) by P. Bravo.jpg
Belobranchus belobranchus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Eleotridae
Genus: Belobranchus
Bleeker, 1856
Type species
Eleotris quoyi
Bleeker, 1856[1]

SpeciesEdit

The genus was considered to be a monotypic taxon until the description of Belobranchus segura in 2012.[2] The two species in the genus are:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Belobranchus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  2. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Belobranchus segura". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). Species of Belobranchus in FishBase. February 2018 version.