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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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kokius, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:68 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Malabar, India; Puducherry, India; freshwaters of Alleppey [now Alappuzha], southeastern India; Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-0991 (14) Mauritius, A-1381 (1) Puducherry, A-1383 (5) Mauritius, A-1387 (2) Malabar. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:34 [ref. 19958]. •Synonym of Glossogobius giuris (Hamilton 1822) -- (Menon 1999:294 [ref. 24904]). •Valid as Glossogobius kokius (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Maugé 1986:369 [ref. 6218], Fricke 1999:512 [ref. 24106], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S119 [ref. 27377], Fricke et al. 2009:101 [ref. 30213]). Current status: Valid as Glossogobius kokius (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: RĂ©union, Mauritius (western Mascarenes); India. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.