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Periophthalmus argentilineatus

Silver-lined Mudskipper
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2019
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SSN 24212
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

 This species is commonly known as Silver-lined Mudskipper. It has moderately elongate and compressed body; slightly compressed body; pelvic fins almost separated; cycloid scaled on head and body; no sensory canals and pores on head and 9 cm SL length. Its head and body are grayish brown with indistinct dusky mottles and first dorsal fin with many white spots. It found in schools in intertidal zone of mangrove areas and brackish estuaries. This species feeds on algal mats and small invertebrates on the sand or mud flats.

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2019 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

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

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
9

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Amirrudin Bin Ahmad (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
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  • PM
Amy Then Yee Hui (Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Seahorses (Ecology)
  • Mammals (Ecology)
  • Protected Areas
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
  • W
Annie Christianus (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Water
  • PM
  • SBH
Aziz Bin Arshad (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Crustaceans (Taxonomy)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Crustaceans (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
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Charles Leh Moi Ung (Dr.)
Sarawak Museum Department (JMS)
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  • SWK
Chong Ving Ching (Prof. Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
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Haslawati Baharuddin (Dr.)
Fisheries Research Institute Malaysia (FRI)
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Jeffrine Rovie Ryan Japning (Mr.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
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Kaviarasu Munian (Mr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
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  • PM
Kayal Vizi Karuppannan (Mrs.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
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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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Mohammad Noor Amal Azmai (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
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  • Microorganism
  • PM
  • SEA
Mohd Ilham Norhakim Lokman (Mr.)
  • Fishes
  • Fishes
  • Conservation
Mohd Shafiq Bin Zakeyuddin (Dr.)
TNB Research Sdn Bhd (TNBR)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
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  • PM
Seah Ying Giat (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Biodiversity
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Crustaceans
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  • Marine & Coastal
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  • W
Siti Tafzilmeriam Sheikh Abdul Kadir (Mrs.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes
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  • PM
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Syaizwan Zahmir Zulkifli (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Birds (Ecology)
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Zarul Hazrin Hashim (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
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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. Khaironizam, M.Z. & Norma-Rashid, Y. (2002). Length-weight Relationship of Mudskippers (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) in the Coastal Areas of Selangor, Malaysia. 25 (3 & 4), 20-22
  2. 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), 169-187
  3. Norma-Rashid, Y. & Khaironizam, M.Z. (2005). Some Biological Aspects of Mudskippers (Gobiidae, Oxudercinae) from Langkawi Island. 24, 139-144
  4. Polgar, G. (2012). Ecology and Evolution of Mudskippers and Oxudercine Gobies (Gobiidae:Oxudercinae): Perspectives and Possible Research Directions. , 117-137
  5. Polgar, G. & Khaironizam, M.Z. (2008). First record of Periophthalmus walailakae (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from Peninsular Malaysia. 32 (4), 349-351
  6. Polgar, G. & Crosa, G. (2009). Multivariate Characterisation of The Habitats of Seven Species of Malayan Mudskippers (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). 156, 1475-1486
  7. Polgar, G. & Bartolino, V. (2010). Size Variation of Six Species of Oxudercine Gobies Along The Intertidal Zone In A Malayan Coastal Swamp. 409, 199–212
  8. 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, 555-563. http://lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg
  9. Tsuhako, Y., Ishimatsu, A., Takeda, T., Khoo, K.H. & Tachihara, K. (2003). The Eggs and Larvae of The Giant Mudskipper, Periophthalmodon schlosseri, Collected From A Mudflat In Penang, Malaysia. 50, 178-181
Book
  1. Kimura, S. & Matsuura, K. (2003). Fishes of Bitung: Northern Tip of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan. pp. 244.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Sasekumar, A. & Chong, V.C. (2012). Mangrove and Coastal Environment of Selangor, Malaysia. Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. pp. 290.
Chapter in book
  1. Khaironizam, M.Z. & Norma-Rashid, Y. (2005). Distribution of Mudskippers (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) on the Selangor Coast. In Sasekumar, A. & Chong, V.C. (Eds.), Ecology of Klang Strait. Faculty of Science, University of Malaya,. pp. 105-116.
  2. Parenti, L.R. & Jaafar, Z. (2017). Chapter Two:The Natural Distribution of Mudskippers. In Jaafar, Z. & Murdy, E.O. (Eds.), Fishes Out of Water: Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers. CRC Press. pp. 45.
Report
  1. Azizan, A.S., Shahima, A.H. & Md Nizam, I. (2013). Marine Biodiversity Expedition Report 2012: Central and Southern Straits of Malacca-Sembilan Islands, Tanjung Tuan and Merambong Shoal. Department of Marine Park Malaysia, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Nur Razan Faiqah Binti Zahili, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat, Ms. Umairah Binti Ishak & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Periophthalmus argentilineatus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/24212. [Retrieved 30 January 2023].

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