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Eviota zebrina  Lachner & Karnella, 1978

Zebra dwarfgoby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
More on author: Lachner.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 28 m (Ref. 107299).   Tropical

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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba to Kiribati (including Marshall Is., New Caledonia, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna, Samoa and Tonga) ; north to Taiwan and Japan; south to the Great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe Is.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 7 - 9. This species is distinguished by the following characters: cephalic sensory-canal pore system without the IT pore only (pattern 2); all pectoral rays unbranched; dorsal/anal-fin formula 8-9/7-8 (usually 9/8 in the Pacific); fifth pelvic-fin ray 5-10% of fourth ray; preural centrum with a round dark spot, not wedge-shaped; caudal fin with 3-4 dark wavy vertical lines (Ref. 107299).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits dead algal-covered reef in 3-15 m (Ref. 90102).

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Lachner, E.A. and S.J. Karnella, 1978. Fishes of the genus Eviota of the Red Sea with descriptions of three new species (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 286:23 p. (Ref. 11636)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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