Brown-banded Dwarfgoby, Eviota latifasciata Jewett & Lachner 1983


Other Names: Broad-banded Pygmy Goby, Brown-banded Dwarfgoby

Eviota latifasciata, at Guam. Source: David Burdick / http://guamreeflife.com. License: All rights reserved

Summary:
A semi-transparent dwarfgoby with 6-7 large brown blotches or broad bars along the side sometimes with narrow white bars, and white markings on top of the head.

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Dianne J. Bray, Eviota latifasciata in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 Jan 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/4822

Brown-banded Dwarfgoby, Eviota latifasciata Jewett & Lachner 1983

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Distribution

Recorded from Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Eastern Indian Ocean (Australian EEZ). 

Features

Dorsal fin VII + 7-9; Anal fin I, 8-9; Longitudinal scale series 23-25.

Body depth 4.5-5.0 in SL; scales ctenoid, absent from head, nape, chest and pectoral-fin base; pelvic fins separate, with a thin membrane joining bases; fourth pelvic-fin ray with 7-11 branches;.

Species Citation

Eviota latifasciata Jewett & Lachner 1983, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 96(4): 791, fig. 5. Type locality: off Bolton Point, Abaiang Atoll, Kiribati (as Gilbert Islands). 

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Brown-banded Dwarfgoby, Eviota latifasciata Jewett & Lachner 1983

References


Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth : Tropical Reef Research 3 vols, 1260 pp.

Allen, G.R. & Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1994. Fishes of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin 412: 21 pp.

Allen, G.R., Steene, R.C. & Orchard, M. 2007. Fishes of Christmas Island. Christmas Island : Christmas Island Natural History Association 2 edn, 284 pp.

Greenfield, D.W. & Erdmann, M.V. 2013. Eviota santanai, a new dwarfgoby from Timor-Leste (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 3741(4): 593-600.

Jewett, S.L. & Lachner, E.A. 1983. Seven new species of the Indo-Pacific genus Eviota (Pisces : Gobiidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 96(4): 780-806.

Myers, R.F. 1999. Micronesian reef fishes: a comprehensive guide to the coral reef fishes of Micronesia. 3rd edn. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 330 pp.

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 707 pp.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37428309

Depth:4-25 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:2 cm TL

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