Stiphodon martenstyni Watson, 1998

Sri Lanka Martenstyn's goby



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Goonatilake, 2012)

Last record: January 1981



Kalu River, Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Watson, Ronald E. (1998). Stiphodon martenstyni, a new species of freshwater goby from Sri Lanka (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Sicydiini). Journal of South Asian Natural History 3(1): 69-78.


Other references:

Goonatilake, Sampath de Alwis. (2012). The Taxonomy and Conservation Status of the Freshwater Fishes in Sri Lanka, pp. 77-87. In: The National Red List 2012 of Sri Lanka: Conservation Status of the Fauna and Flora. Weerakoon, D.K. & S. Wijesundara Eds., Ministry of Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. viii + 476 pp.


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