Zoological Studies

Vol. 37 No. 2, 1998

Review of the Marine Gobiid Genus, Amblyeleotris (Pisces: Gobiidae) with Seven New Records from Taiwan

Jeng-Ping Chen, I-Shiung Chen and Kwang-Tsao Shao*

Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 115

Jeng-Ping Chen, I-Shiung Chen and Kwang-Tsao Shao (1998) The present paper is a taxonomic review of the marine gobiid genus, Amblyeleotris, from Taiwan. This genus includes A. fontanesii (Bleeker, 1852), A. guttata (Fowler, 1938), A. japonica Takagi, 1957, A. ogasawarensis Yanagisawa, 1978, A. periophthalma (Bleeker, 1853), A. steinitzi (Klausewitz, 1974), A. wheeleri (Polunin and Lubbock, 1977), and A. yanoi Aonuma and Yoshino, 1996. Except for A. guttata, the rest are all new additions to the fish fauna of Taiwan. Diagnostic characters, distribution, remarks, and color photos of each species are given.

Key words: Fish taxonomy, Gobies, Amblyeleotris, New records, Taiwan.

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