Glossogobius giuris (Hamilton – Buchanan, 1822)


Genus: Glossogobius Gill

Body elongated, rounded anteriorly and compressed posteriorly, head depressed, cheek and operculum naked, pelvic fin oblong, united mid ventrally.

Synonyms: Gobius giuris Hamilton, 1822; Glossogobius giuris Kottelat, 2001; Eleotris laticeps, De Vis, 1844; Euctenogobius striatus Day, 1868; G. tenuiformis Fowler, 1934; G. catebus Valenciennes, 1837.

Diagnosis: Branchiostegal membranes attached to sides of isthmus, body pale almost translucent without longitudinal line. Eyes without lappet, pelvic fin oblong, united mid ventrally.

Common names: Tank gobi


Punatsangchhu: Sunkosh in Lhamoizhingkha (Dagana)

Altitude: 90 MASL

Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)