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Eviota karaspila  Greenfield & Randall, 2010

Eastern headspot dwarfgoby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: karaspila: Name from the Greek words ' kara' meaning head and 'spilous' for spot; referring to the distinctive occipital spot; an adjective..   More on author: Greenfield, Randall.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 3 - 23 m (Ref. 85556).   Tropical

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Western Central Pacific: Fiji.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85556); 1.7 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: a dark, prominent occipital spot; eye 33.7-39.3% HL; caudal-peduncle depth 10.3-12.9% SL; slender body 16.7- 21.3% SL; no dark spots on nape and dorsal midline of trunk; dorsal/anal fin-ray formula 9/8; pectoral-fin rays 16-17, some are branched; cephalic sensory-pore system pattern group I (complete); 5th segmented pelvic-fin ray 8-16% of 4th ray; non-fimbriated genital papilla; absence of 2 orange patches behind the eye in live or fresh individuals (Ref. 85556).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Greenfield, D.W. and J.E. Randall, 2010. Eviota karaspila, a new gobiid fish from Fiji (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 2672:61-68. (Ref. 85556)

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): 26.4 - 28.9, mean 27.1 (based on 156 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00412 - 0.01928), b=3.08 (2.91 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .