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Mudskippers, Subfamily Oxudercinae, Family Gobiidae


Subfamily Oxudercinae includes about 34 species of ten genera (including Apocryptes, Boleophthalmus, Oxuderces, Periophthalmus, Periophthalmodon...). Live in brackish; mangrove and mudflat regions from Africa to Samoa.

Bibliography/Further Reading:

Hansen, Pamela & Jorgen. Oddballs- The Mudskipper. TFH 7/79.

Lass, David. 2001. Mudskippers. A fish becoming an amphibian. AFM 2/2001.

Lucanus, Oliver. 1998. A fish out of water- Mudskippers. 3/98.

Mancini, Alessandro. 1991. Mudskippers in nature and captivity. TFH 6/91.

McGregor, Glenn. 1999. Mudskippers: like fish out of water. FAMA 4/99.

Murdy, Edward O. 1986. The lords of the mudflat. FAMA 11/86.

Norris, T.L. 1984. A community Mudskipper tank. FAMA 9/84.

Ono, R. Dana & Debra Sponder. 1982. Table-top Mudskippers. FAMA 10/82.

Schwatrz, Gerd. 1975. The Mudskipper. Aquarium Digest Intl. 3:4, 75.

Sidley, Rodney. 1984. Keeping Mudskippers. FAMA 12/84.

Taylor, Edward. 1997. Mudskipper environment. Pet Business 11/97.

Volkart, Bill 1996. Mudskippers: demanding by rewarding. TFH 5/96.

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