Bostrychus strigogenys Nichols, 1937
Striped-cheek gudgeon

Family:  Butidae (Gudgeon gobies)
Max. size:  18.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia and Oceania: Irian Jaya, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-13; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-10; Vertebrae: 34-36. Distinguished by the following characters: posterior interorbital pore paired laterally; second dorsal fin usually I,11-12; vertebrae 34-36 (Ref. 55841).
Biology:  Occurs in swamps, backwaters, well vegetated slow-flowing creeks and rocky pools (Ref. 2847).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 10 May 2020 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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