Gobiomorphus gobioides (Valenciennes, 1837)
Giant bully
Gobiomorphus gobioides
photo by McDowall, R.M.

 Family:  Eleotridae (Sleepers), subfamily: Eleotrinae
 Max. size:  17.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal, amphidromous
 Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 10-10. Specimen described by Jenyns had 1 ray more in the anal fin than given by Valenciennes.
 Biology:  Found in coastal seas.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 31.03.95
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09

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