Barred mudskipper

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The Barred mudskipper lives in the reef-associated, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 2 m environment.

The barred mudskipper (Periophthalmus argentilineatus) is an amphibious fish that must avoid predators in two environments. We compared mudskipper terrestrial and aquatic escapes to address two questions. More

The Silver Barred Mudskipper Periophthalmus argentilineatus is somewhere between the two extremes, being less easy-going than the Indian Dwarf, but not quite so psychotic as the West African Mudskipper. On the whole mudskippers are best kept on their own. More

Common names

Atlantic mudskipper in English
Båndet dyndspringer in Danish (dansk)
Barred mudskipper in English
Belodok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Belodok, Blodok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bia in Tagalog
Bigfin mudhopper in English
Blodok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bwaxit in Kumak
Grootvin-modderspringer in Afrikaans
Iga kukulu mana in Gela
Ikan tembakul in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Minami-tobihaze in Japanese (日本語)
Mud-skipper goby in English
Silverlined mudskipper in English
silverstripe mudskipper in English
tidrai ni vei dogo in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
普弹涂鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
普彈塗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
銀線彈塗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
银线弹涂鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Periophthalmus
Species : Periophthalmus argentilineatus
Authority : Valenciennes, 1837