Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37428375

Species Periophthalmodon freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Giant Mudskipper, Great Mud-hopper

Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Port Hedland, WA (20°18'S) to Rockhampton, QLD (23°30'S); tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Amphibious, benthic, estuary, inshore, mud bottom-marine.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Dec-2018 GOBIOIDEI 05-Jul-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 15-Jul-2016 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED