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Trimma squamicana  Winterbottom, 2004

Candy scale pygmy goby
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Trimma squamicana
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Trimma: Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335);  squamicana: Named after the word 'squamus', meaning scale and the specific name of 'candy cane pygmy goby', in allusion to the red and white body and scaled nape. Treated as a noun in apposition..   More on author: Winterbottom.

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Marine; demersal; depth range 10 - 48 m (Ref. 52975).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Eastern Central Pacific: Kiribati Republic, Phoenix Island.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.1 cm SL (female)

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Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9. Diagnosis: The species has eight red to reddish brown saddles over the dorsal midline and five similar saddles on the ventral midline on a white background. The second dorsal spine is variably elongate. The fifth pelvic fin ray is unbranched. The interorbital trench is moderate to deep, the postorbital trench is generally poorly-developed or absent. The nape is scaled.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Winterbottom, R., 2004. Three new species of Trimma (Pisces: Gobiidae) from the central, western and south Pacific. Aqua J. Ichthyol. Aquat. Biol. 9(1):7-16. (Ref. 52975)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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