Native Animals
 

Ophiocara porocephala

Spangled Gudgeon
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2017
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SSN 24086
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

Description

Northern Mud Sleeper has moderately elongate, subcylindrical and compressed body; depressed head; widely separated pelvic fins and predorsal scales extending anteriorly to snout. The head and body are dark grayish brown dorsally that becoming much paler ventrally; numerous and dense white speckles on body and dorsal and caudal fins in young and adult while some pale vertical bands on body in small specimen. This species usually found in mangrove swamps and brackish estuaries.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Artificial - Aquatic → Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches
Unknown Unknown
2
Marine Intertidal → Mangrove Submerged Roots
Unknown Unknown
3
Marine Intertidal → Tidepools
Unknown Unknown
4
Marine Neritic → Estuaries
Suitable Unknown
5
Wetlands → Permanent Rivers, Streams, Creeks [includes waterfalls]
Suitable Unknown
6
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers, Streams, Creeks
Unknown Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Location

by State Location
  • Pahang 1
  • Sabah 2
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

Collection Center Total
55

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Amirrudin Bin Ahmad (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
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Annie Christianus (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Agricultural
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  • Science
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  • Water
  • PM
  • SBH
Aziz Bin Arshad (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Crustaceans (Taxonomy)
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  • Crustaceans (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
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Charles Leh Moi Ung (Dr.)
Sarawak Museum Department (JMS)
  • Fishes
  • Turtles
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  • Biodiversity
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  • SWK
Chong Ving Ching (Prof. Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes
  • Agricultural
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  • PM
Jeffrine Rovie Ryan Japning (Mr.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Monkeys
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Kaviarasu Munian (Mr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
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Kayal Vizi Karuppannan (Mrs.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Elephants
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Khaironizam Md Zain (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
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Khairul Adha Bin A. Rahim (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
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Seah Ying Giat (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
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  • Marine & Coastal
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Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
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Siti Tafzilmeriam Sheikh Abdul Kadir (Mrs.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes
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Syaizwan Zahmir Zulkifli (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Birds (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
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Zarul Hazrin Hashim (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
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  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
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  • Marine & Coastal
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
  • SWK
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Ng, C.KC, Abdullah, F., Biun, H., Ibrahim, M.K., Mustapha, S. & Sade, A. (2017). Review: A Working Checklist of the Freshwater Fish Diversity for Habitat Management and Conservation Work in Sabah, Malaysia, North Borneo. 18 (2): pp. 560-574
  2. Tan, H.H., Low, B.W., Yeo, D.C.J. & Lim, K.K.P. (2015). An update to the Inland Fishes of Pulau Tioman, Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: pp. 555-563
  3. Ng, H.H., Tan, H.H. & Lim, K.K.P. (1999). The Inland Fishes of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplements (6): pp. 169-187
Book
  1. Phang, S.M., Affendi, Y.A., Ooi, J.L.S. & Haji, A.J.M. (2008). Natural History of The Pulau Tioman Group of Islands. Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya, Malaysia. pp. 292.
  2. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  3. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  4. Kimura, S., Satapoomin,, U. & Matsuura, K (2009). Fishes of Andaman Sea : West Coast of Southern Thailand. National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. pp. 346.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mrs. Azwarina Binti Mohd Azmi Ramasamy, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

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