Gorogobius nigricinctus (Delais, 1951)
photo by Wirtz, P.

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
 Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 35 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Senegal (GorĂ©e) to Ghana (Matrakni Point and off Tema; River Lubbock) and Pagalu.
 Diagnosis:  Anal soft rays: 10-11. Characterized by the following: 29-33 longitudinal scale rows; 18 predorsal scales; 10-11 anal fin rays; 18-20 pectoral fin rays (Ref. 75175).
 Biology:  Occurs in intertidal rocks and pools. Also found ,on rocks, sand and girders in the sublittoral zone as well as in areas of heavy wave surge perhaps facultative on echinoderms (Ref. 5299).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 06.05.96
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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