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Feia nympha  Smith, 1959

Nymph goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
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Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 4 - 16 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Pinda, Mozambique and Seychelles (Ref. 10685), the Ogasawara, Kerama and Ishigaki islands (Ref. 43239), and Indonesia (Ref. 47567). Recently reported from Tonga (Ref. 53797).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102)

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Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. Characterized by white body color with irregular brown spotting; pelvic fins slightly united medially; absence of pelvic frenum; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 22; absence of scales on head and anterior body; cycloid scales embedded on posterior half of body; depth of body 6.3 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits reef crevices in 4-16 m (Ref. 90102).

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Randall, J.E. and J. van Egmond, 1994. Marine fishes from the Seychelles: 108 new records. Zool. Verh. Leiden 297:43-83. (Ref. 10685)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.2 - 29.3, mean 28.1 (based on 2454 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00286 - 0.01390), b=3.08 (2.90 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .