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Tigrigobius redimiculus  (Taylor & Akins, 2007)

Cinta Goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: redimiculus: The specific name, redimiculus, refers to ribbons that were sometimes attached to the side of a headdress then passed over the shoulders to drape across each side of the breast, or decoratively woven or plaited into hair. We apply this name as an a.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 3 - 8 m (Ref. 58341).   Tropical; 21°N - 19°N, 97°W - 96°W

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Western Atlantic: known only from the western Gulf of Mexico reef systems within the Veracruz Marine Park.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 58341)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. This species can be distinguished from its congeners by the reddish orange blotches or broken bands on the head and the 13 reddish orange to dark brown bands found between the pectoral fin and caudal fin (Ref. 58341).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species typically occurs on brightly illuminated surfaces of either living Colpophyllia natans or algae encrusted covered coral remnants in shallow waters (3-8 m depth). Most specimens were observed not to move before an extremely close approach and once disturbed, individuals would move rapidly a short distance (less than 50 cm) across the substrate, before returning again to a stationary position. After repeated disturbances, these individuals would retreat into the cover of small holes, crevices or the underside of eroded corals. No feeding, cleaning and reproductive behaviors were observed (Ref. 58341).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Taylor, M.S. and L. Akins, 2007. Two new species of Elacatinus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Mexican coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Zootaxa 1425:45-51. (Ref. 58341)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii))

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00412 - 0.01842), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), 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 (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .