Stobbs' Pygmygoby, Trimma stobbsi Winterbottom 2001


Other Names: Stobbs' Pygmy Goby

Stobbs' Pygmygoby, Trimma stobbsi, in the Maldives. Source: Andrey Ryanskiy / FishBase. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Summary:
A pygmygoby with a mauve to greyish body, a yellowish head, and a small dark spot on the upper corner of the gill cover.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Trimma stobbsi in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 Jan 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/489

Stobbs' Pygmygoby, Trimma stobbsi Winterbottom 2001

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Distribution

Recorded in Australia from Ashmore Reef in the Timor Sea. Elsewhere, the species occurs in the tropical east-Indo-west-Pacific.
Inhabits caves and ledges on steep outer reef slopes.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Stobbs' Pygmygoby, Trimma stobbsi Winterbottom 2001

References


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

Winterbottom, R. 2001. Two new gobiid fish species in Trimma and Trimmatom (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology 5(1): 19-24.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37428346

Depth:10-70 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:2.5 cm TL

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