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Gobius tropicus  Osbeck, 1765

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Gobius: Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Issue
Status uncertain; unlikely to be a Gobiidae and needs further study (Miller, 1990:951, Ref. 5299).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; non-migratory (Ref. 5299).   Tropical, preferred ?; 0°S - 5°S, 20°W - 10°W (Ref. 5299)

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South East Atlantic: Ascension I.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This doubtful species requires taxonomic clarification.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Miller, P.J., 1990. Gobiidae. p. 925-951. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon, SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 5299)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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