O. dorso lateribusque viridi-brunnescentibus, abdomine albo-rufenscenti, ocellis crebis nigris lateralibus, supra lineam lateralem albo-marginatis; pinnis flavis, nigro-maculatis.
D. 49; C. 14; A. 33; V. 1 + 5; P. 16; Br.5
Habitat. Streamlets, esturaries.
Brownish green back and sides, reddish white abdomen. Numerous black ocellated spots edged with which above the lateral line; fins yellow, spottet with black.
This text was originally published in the year 1842 as: General features of Chusan, with remarks on the flora and fauna of that island. Published in: The annals and magazine of natural history, zoology, botany and geology, vol. 9, no. 60 p. 484.© 2001 - 2002 snakeheads.org