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Tryssogobius flavolineatus  Randall, 2006

Yellow-lined fairygoby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Tryssogobius: Greek, tryo, tryso = to wear away + see under Gobius;  flavolineatus: Name from Latin 'flavus' for yellow and 'lineatus' for line, refers to the most conspicuous colour marking, the yellow line passing from behind the eye to below the first dorsal fin..   More on author: Randall.

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Marine; demersal; depth range 28 - 82 m (Ref. 75950).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: New Guinea and Indonesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.5 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 11; Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D VI + I, 10; A I, 11; pectoral rays 17-19; cheek with 2 rows of scales; eye diameter 2.45-2.7 in HL; interorbital width 4.6-5.65 in HL; first dorsal spine longest in adults, 3.65-4.65 in SL, but second and third spines are nearly as long; rhomboid caudal fin, 2.6-3.5 in SL; pectoral fins 3.4-3.6 in SL; grey with a dark-edged yellow line from behind eye, parallel to dorsal profile of postorbital head and nape, and ending below first dorsal fin; base of dorsal fins with a narrow yellow band; caudal fin with 3 blue-edged yellow stripes; pelvic fins whitish (Ref. 75950).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sheltered reefs with silty sand and rubble bottoms in 25-82 m (Ref. 90102).

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Randall, J.E., 2006. Three new species of the gobiid fish genus Tryssogobius from the western and South Pacific. Aqua, 11(3):105-116. (Ref. 75950)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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