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Boleophthalmus smithi (non Fowler, 1934)
Misapplied name for Pseudapocryptes elongatus (non Fowler, 1934)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Boleophthalmus; Species: smithi; (non Fowler, 1934)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Name from Greek, ├čo?? for ejected and 'ophthalmos' for eye; refers to species capability to rapidly raise their eyes above the level of their orbital cavities, as if the eyes were being ejected.
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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