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Eviota bifasciata  Lachner & Karnella, 1980

Twostripe Eviota
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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 1 - 15 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 25°N - 24°S, 105°E - 154°E

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Western Pacific: Java to Papua New Guinea, north to the Philippines, Palau (Belau) in Micronesia. Also Yaeyama Islands, Japan (Ref. 559).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10. Characterized by translucent with broad red to brown, internal midlateral stripe from head to caudal fin base; 3-5 white to yellowish spots posteroventrally above base of anal fin; caudal fin base with presence of diagnostic black hour-glass shaped mark; all pectoral rays unbranched; longitudinal scale series 22-24; ctenoid scales, none on head, nape and base of pectoral fin; separated pelvic fins, thin membrane joining bases; fourth pelvic ray with 4-9 branches; depth of body 5.0-5.6 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits clear coastal reefs and protected outer reef coral habitats. Usually at moderate depths of 10 meters or more, swimming near sponges or corals when feeding on plankton (Ref. 48637). Hovers in groups above branching corals of protected reefs (Ref. 9710).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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