Sicydium brevifile Ogilvie-Grant, 1884
photo by Brummett, R.E.

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
 Max. size:  10.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal, amphidromous
 Distribution:  Africa: in most drainage basins along the Gulf of Guinea.
 Diagnosis:  Diagnosis: posterior tip of upper jaw extending to below posterior margin of eye or beyond; 60 or more teeth in 2 rows in upper jaw, not separated by median tubercle (Ref. 57403).
 Biology:  Larvae ascend rivers, adults in freshwater (Ref. 4343). Amphidromous endemics living as adults in clearwater streams of the volcanic islands in the Gulf of Guinea and of Mount Cameroob streams in Western Cameroon (Ref. 92840).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 05.05.94
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 06.08.13
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 11.07.94

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