Dwarf Slippery Goby, Larsonella pumilus (Larson & Hoese 1980)


Summary:
A small uniformly orange goby found on the Northwest Shelf of Western Australia.

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Dwarf Slippery Goby, Larsonella pumilus (Larson & Hoese 1980)

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Distribution

Northwest Shelf, Western Australia. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical  Indo-west-central Pacific.

Features

Dorsal fin VII, 9; Anal fin I, 8. 
Pelvic fins without a frenum; caudal fin broadly rounded.

Remarks

In Australia, this species has previously been called Lubricogobius pumilus.

Etymology

The specific name pumilus is from the Latin pumilus meaning dwarf.

Species Citation

Lubricogobius pumilus Larson & Hoese 1980. Meteor Forschungsergebnisse D 32: 41, fig. 536. Type locality: northern Indian Ocean.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Dwarf Slippery Goby, Larsonella pumilus (Larson & Hoese 1980)

References


Larson, H.K. & Hoese, D.F. 1980. Fische des Indischen Ozeans. Ergebnisse der ichthyologischen Untersuchungen während der Expedition des Forschungsschiffes Meteor in den Indischen Ozean, Oktober 1964 bis Mai 1965. A systematischer Teil, XXIII Gobiidae. Meteor Forschungsergebnisse D 32: 33-43 figs 528-538.

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. (as Lubricogobius pumilus)

Randall, J.E. & Senou, H. 2001. Review of the Indo-Pacific gobiid fish genus Lubricogobius, with description of a new species and a new genus for L. pumilus. Ichthyological Research 48: 3-12.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37428185

Depth:50-400 m

Max Size:2 cm SL

Species Maps

CAAB distribution map