Stiphodon allen Watson, 1996
Allen's stiphodon
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 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
 Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic, amphidromous
 Distribution:  Oceania: currently known only from Queensland, Australia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits clear, moderately fast-flowing water over substrates strewn with cobbles or boulders. One of two recently discovered Australian cling-gobies. They have modified pelvic fins, which form a sucking disk, enabling them to cling to rocks in the swiftest flowing streams (Ref. 44894).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.01.98
 Modified by: Busson, Frédéric - 25.09.13
 Checked by: Busson, Frédéric - 08.09.11

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