Eastern Blackfin Dwarfgoby, Eviota cf nigripinna


Illustration of an Eastern Blackfin Dwarfgoby, Eviota cf. nigripinna. Source: J.R. Schroeder / Fig. 17, in Greenfield & Winterbottom 2016 Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 24. License: CC by Attribution

Summary:
An undescribed pygmygoby with a completely black first dorsal fin, a dark spot on the middle of the caudal peduncle, a prominent dark spot on top of the head followed by a series of dark bars across the top of the head and back, and a narrow bar of pale melanophores on the pectoral-fin base.
This species is only known from the Australian territories of Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2016, Eviota cf nigripinna in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jan 2017, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5303

Eastern Blackfin Dwarfgoby, Eviota cf nigripinna

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Distribution

Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island, eastern Indian Ocean.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2016

Eastern Blackfin Dwarfgoby, Eviota cf nigripinna

References


Greenfield, D.W. & Winterbottom, R. 2016. A key to the dwarfgoby species (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota) described between 1871 and 2016. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 24: 35–90. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.219620 Open access 

Lachner, E.A. & Karnella, S.J. 1980. Fishes of the Indo-Pacific genus Eviota with descriptions of eight new species (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 315: 1–127, doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.315 Open access

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