Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 4 November 2019

SEARCH RESULTS FROM

Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

microchir, Moringua Bleeker [P.] 1853:124 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 4 (no. 1); ref. 16900] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia; Cauer, western Sumatra, Indonesia. Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1867.11.28.295 (1) Ambon; RMNH 7182 (1) Cauer, 7183 (many). •Valid as Moringua microchir Bleeker 1853 -- (Castle 1986:188 [ref. 5644], Paxton et al. 1989:112 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:5 [ref. 13251], Kottelat et al. 1993:10 [ref. 23448], Myers 1999:41 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:39 [ref. 24106], Nakabo 2000:193 [ref. 25086], Allen 2000:95 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:16 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:193 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S94 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:610 [ref. 27495], Paxton et al. 2006:239 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:72 [ref. 31980], Kottelat 2013:40 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2014:17 [ref. 33932], Miesen et al. 2016:81 [ref. 34492], Motomura et al. 2017:28 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:32 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Moringua microchir Bleeker 1853. Moringuidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to southern Great Barrier Reef (Queensland, Australia) and New Caledonia. Habitat: brackish, marine.