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Atlantic Mudskipper
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Information
Range Atlantic coasts of Africa from Senegal to Angola, including most offshore islands – Bioko, São Tomé, and Príncipe islands. Also in Western Central Pacific in Guam.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Periophthalmus
Species P. barbarus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Atlantic mudskipper, (Periophthalmus barbarus), is a species of mudskippers. In is widespread in the Atlantic coasts of Africa from Senegal to Angola, including most offshore islands – Bioko, São Tomé, and Príncipe islands. Also in Western Central Pacific in Guam. Tropical mangrove fish.

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