Sicyopterus erythropterus Keith, Allen & Lord, 2012
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 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
 Max. size:  6.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic, amphidromous
 Distribution:  Asia: Known only from the Tirawiwa River, a major tributary of the Wapoga River, which flows into the eastern side of Cenderawasih Bay, Papua Province in Indonesia.
 Diagnosis:  A Sicyopterus with three clefts (one anteriorly and two midlaterally) on upper lip, with smooth lip and with a second dorsal fin with 1 spine and 10 segmented rays. The sexual dimorphism is well developed with males with fewer scales in LS (51-55 vs. 56-58) and PD (0-15 vs. 19-26) and less teeth in lower jaw (3-6 vs. 7-9) than females. A distinctive red pattern on the anal fin, more or less marked. Caudal fin branched rays 12-13 (Ref. 90225).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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