Finspot Eviota, Eviota variola Lachner & Karnella 1980



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Finspot Eviota, Eviota variola Lachner & Karnella 1980

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Distribution

Northern Great Boot Reef, and reefs in the Coral Sea, to One Tree Island, Queensland. the species may also occur in Papua New Guinea.

Etymology

The specific name is from the Latin variola (= spotted), in reference to the spots on the first dorsal spine and filament.

Species Citation

Eviota variola Lachner & Karnella 1980, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 315: ,76, figs 43-45. Type locality: One Tree Island, Queensland.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2020

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Finspot Eviota, Eviota variola Lachner & Karnella 1980

References


Goatley, C.H.R., González-Cabello, A. & Bellwood, D.R. 2016. Reef-scale partitioning of cryptobenthic fish assemblages across the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 544: 271–280. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11614

Goatley, C.H.R., González-Cabello, A. & Bellwood, D.R. 2017. Small cryptopredators contribute to high predation rates on coral reefs. Coral Reefs 36(1): 207-212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-016-1521-1

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.219620

Greenfield, D.W. 2017. An overview of the dwarfgobies, the second most speciose coral-reef fish genus (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota). Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 29: 32-54 http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1115683

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 figs 1-66 https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.315

Larson, H.K. & Murdy, E.O. 2001. Eleotridae, Gobiidae. pp. 3574-3604 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218.

McCulloch, A.R. 1913. Studies in Australian fishes, No. 3. Records of the Australian Museum 9(3): 355-389 figs 54-55 pls 12-20 https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.9.1913.930 (misidentified as Eviota viridis)

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37428136

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:2.2 cm SL

Species Maps

CAAB distribution map